Media Contact: Kate Ryan,, 774-929-5223

(Princeton, New Jersey) They say travel is about the journey, not the destination. You want that journey to be memorable for the good things – not hiccups like e-ticket trouble with a dead cell phone, a flight-induced crick in the neck or lost luggage. These are the bumps smoothed over by today’s travel goods, which make your passage easy on travels across town or around the globe, removing distraction to let you focus on the journey, your surroundings and companions.

Story highlights from the upcoming issue include:

  • TRAVEL ACCESSORIES – Small bags and gadgets that let you charge, sling, slide, store, and bring along all those little things that make travel less stressful and more, well, leisurely.
  • PACKING CASES – The latest cases designed for holiday adventure; with brighter colors, bold silhouettes and sleek lines, whether they’re 4-wheel rollerboards, backpacks, carry-ons or totes.
  • LEADING THE CONVERSATION – How smart manufacturers are helping create travel trends, and driving consumer desires with travel-oriented brand personality.
  • PITCH THE TRAVEL. SELL THE GOODS. – An exploration into ways savvy retailers are finding sales success by putting travel foremost, and products second, in the sales conversation.

All items appearing in Travel Goods Showcase are brand new to these pages. Look for Travel Goods Showcase in your mailbox. Please contact Kate Ryan,, for info or help with questions regarding items and articles from this issue.

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The Travel Goods Association is the world’s largest trade association for travel goods, representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers of luggage and travel products, casual bags, business cases and travel accessories which in 2015 was a $36.1 billion market in the U.S. alone. TGA sponsors The International Travel Goods Show, the world’s largest trade show devoted to travel products, and publishes Travel Goods Showcase, the voice of the travel goods industry.