Give Your Social Standing a Boost – On Us

Give Your Social Standing a Boost – On Us

It’s all about footprint when it comes to social media. And TGA’s is tremendous. Put the Association’s clout to good use. Expand your outreach by leveraging our social network that includes hundreds of travel media experts and thousands of travel goods professionals, along with a very active presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The TGA social network is your network, and another benefit of your TGA membership. Please send your press…

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It’s Your Association. Your Vote Matters!

It’s Your Association. Your Vote Matters!

The slate of nominees for the Travel Goods Association’s 2016-2017 Board of Directors has been set, and you have until May 8, 2016, to cast your vote. These are the people entrusted with shaping the Association’s future through policy-making, strategy, and promotion of both the Association and the industry at large. If you are an Association member, please exercise your privilege and right to helping set our future course by casting your vote. Please check your…

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Advertise and Save

Advertise and Save

The Post-Show issue of Travel Goods Showcase, with in-depth coverage of the industry’s biggest gathering, is wrapping up now. It’s one of the most-read, most-referenced issues of the year, and this is your chance to be part of it. For a very limited time, you can advertise in the biggest magazine in the travel goods trade and receive special discount savings. For details, contact Cathy Hays, chaystga@aol.com, 877-842-1938, x-707.

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TGA’s Guide to Carry-on Guidelines

TGA’s Guide to Carry-on Guidelines When it comes to carry-on regulations, the number one rule is: Check with the airline before every flight. [Read More]

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State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market 2003-2014

Travel Goods Association Releases State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market 2003-2014: Selling More for More

Consumers paid more for more travel goods in 2014, according to a new report released by the Travel Goods Association (TGA). Travel goods include luggage, backpacks, travel/sports bags, business cases/computer bags, handbags, personal leather goods, and luggage locks. TGA estimates that sales of travel goods hit a record in 2014 – estimated at $30.03 billion – with…

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Senate passes highway bill with key port provisions

Senate passes highway bill with key port provisions On July 30, the Senate passed a six-year funding bill for surface transportation, which includes most provisions of the TGA-supported Port Performance Act. The bill would require U.S. ports to submit periodic reports on their throughput to the U.S. government. However, House leadership did not take up […]

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Vinnibag by Ellessco

Member Profiles Vinnibag by Ellessco The Vinnibag was conceived around the proverbial kitchen table with one part wine industry veteran, one part biotech executive, a small slice of investment advice and a chunk of engineering. As experienced travelers passionate about wine and local specialties, Ellessco’s founders saw the need for a better way to transport […]

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American Duffle

Member Profiles American Duffle American Duffle’s creators searched in vain for a premium-quality, stylish bag that could survive being stuffed into overhead bins, crammed into trunks or under-seat spaces. A bag as easy to pack as it is to carry. When they couldn’t find one, they made one. Today every American Duffle is designed and […]

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