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Are You Reading TravelBits?

Are You Reading TravelBits?

When you need a quick overview of travel innovation, or a quirky conversation starter, TravelBits provides bite-size nuggets of knowledge about what’s new in travel. In this edition: Touchless airport delivery, road trip weddings, best wintertime national parks, private eats and private islands, locals to plan your getaway, socially isolated Amtrak Vacations, and JetBlue and American’s smart new (old) partnership. Read the latest TravelBits here.

Member Opportunity Alert: Get Your Product into Travel Goods Showcase

Member Opportunity Alert: Get Your Product into Travel Goods Showcase

In its upcoming issue, Travel Goods Showcase will highlight travel gear items that are helping families adapt to their new remote work and learning routines – and the desperately needed getaways from that routine. If you have the perfect travel gear that will help families adapt to this new normal, we’d love to feature it in the digital pages of Travel Goods Showcase. To be considered for coverage, please email product details, MSRP and product photo to TGA’s Kim Wong by November 4th (deadline extended).

Calling All TGA Members: What’s Your Hot Holiday Gift?

Calling All TGA Members: What’s Your Hot Holiday Gift?

We’re rapidly approaching the holiday season, and TGA is actively working to share our members’ newest products with buyers and media in our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide. If you are an active TGA member, send TGA’s Kate Ryan your soon-to-be hot holiday sellers, and we’ll include your product for editorial consideration. If you’d like to learn more about TGA membership or renew past membership, please contact TGA’s Cathy Trecartin.

Ship by FedEx with TGA – Save More Than 40% Over UPS

Ship by FedEx with TGA – Save More Than 40% Over UPS

“Ship to me” is the new walk-in purchase. And you can ship to customers and enjoy a 40% discount with FedEx and 30% off FedEx Ground through TGA – with an average savings of more than 40% over UPS. There’s no minimum, no fees. And TGA’s shipping program covers LTL and truckload freight with UPS, YRC and other brand-name freight carriers for significant savings with wholesale shipments. Visit the TGA shipping micro-site for details, or contact Cathy Trecartin, cat@travel-goods.org, 877-842-1938, x-702.

45,000 Potential New Buyers

45,000 Potential New Buyers

The 2021 Travel Goods Show is scheduled to take place Feb. 28–March 2, co-locating with ASD Market Week in Las Vegas, whose 45,000 retailer attendees will have access to our show. Exhibitor applications are available online at thetravelgoodsshow.org, with special early bird exhibitor discounts applied through October 1, 2020. TGA is also exploring virtual Show alternatives should large gatherings be prohibited during that timeframe, in which case Show fees will be refundable. Book now, secure good placement on the exhibit floor – for details contact Cathy Trecartin, cat@travel-goods.org, 877-842-1938, x-702.