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And Now…the Date You’ve All Been Waiting for


Buyers: Travel Goods Show Attendee Badge Registration Opens August 1! With a Show Badge comes great opportunity: A chance to see the latest and greatest in travel goods in person after being deprived of this pleasure for three years! Get ready…

Manufacturers: Want to exhibit, but haven’t booked your booth yet? It still may be possible to secure a prominent spot for you — contact Cathy Trecartin right away at or call 877-842-1938 x-702.

We’d Love to Hear Some Juicy Gossip


What’s new? We’d love to hear about your newest products and innovations, latest company milestones and achievements, new hires and promotions. Have you been interviewed? Invited to speak? Have a product co-star in a movie? Share your news with us and we’ll help spread the word. Submit your news to Kim Wong at or 877-842-1938 x-705.

TGA Urges U.S. Government to Immediately End China Section 301 Tariffs on Travel Goods


On July 21, TGA testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) at a hearing on the USITC’s investigation into the impact of the China Section 301 tariffs. In its testimony, TGA argued that the 25% punitive China 301 tariffs on U.S. imports of travel goods from China have failed in their goals and have only served to raise costs for American businesses and raise prices for American families. The USITC is expected to publish its report and make recommendations later this year.

The Travel Goods Show

Biden Undecided on China Tariffs Ahead of Xi Call: White House


John Kirby, spokesman for the National Security Council, said the administration believes the tariffs imposed during a trade war under former president Donald Trump are not working, but that Biden has yet to settle on a next move. READ MORE

Truckers End Port of Oakland Protest Blockade Over AB5 Law — for Now


Cargo was finally flowing again through the U.S. port of Oakland on Monday after a blockade by truckers had paralyzed freight traffic over the past week. And agriculture shippers hope there will be no repeat of the blockage. READ MORE

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Visa’s Profits Jump 32% As Consumers Start Traveling Again


Visa Inc. said earlier this week that its fiscal third quarter profits rose 32% from a year earlier, helped by yet another double-digit rise in the amount of money processed on its credit and debit card network. READ MORE

Strong Dollar Vs. Euro: Time to Book European Travel?


Travel experts have mixed views on whether now is a good time for tourists to visit European countries that use the euro as currency. Some encourage tourists to take advantage of this opportunity, while others advise against it and recommend holding off until the fall when demand wanes and disruptions at airports ease. READ MORE

10 Travel Accessories Under $10 You Won’t Regret Buying


When it comes to travel accessories, some of the best ones are quite expensive. In most cases, it makes sense — there’s quite a lot of tech jammed into my noise-canceling earbuds, and it can be hard to find one pair of shorts that can tackle every summer travel activity. But sometimes, you luck out and find that the best travel accessories and the best cheap travel accessories overlap. READ MORE

The Travel Goods HUB

Trying to Get an Airline, Hotel or Cruise Line’s Attention? Try These Social Media Strategies


For years, travelers have turned to Facebook, Twitter and other sites to extract quick refunds and apologies from travel companies. But their tactics have become more sophisticated lately. READ MORE

A Luggage Tracker Is the Most Crucial Travel Accessory of the Summer


Investing in a luggage tracker should be a no-brainer: simply leave the little device in your bag, and if (when?) it goes missing, you’ll be able to locate it lickety-split. If you’re getting the gnawing feeling that something’s amiss — a sensation multiple people have reported as summer travel kicks back into high gear — they’re worth every cent. READ MORE

Travel Goods Magazine

4 Leadership Tips to Prevent Good Employees from Leaving


In today’s competitive job market, employers must work hard to keep their top-tier employees from leaving while actively hiring new talent. READ MORE

Shopify Lays Off 1,000 Employees Amid Shifting Retail Trends


The pandemic was supposed to impact consumer habits with the force of a giant asteroid. Instead, it may be something closer to a small stone skipping across water and spurring a few ripples. For proof, look no further than Shopify. READ MORE


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