TRAVEL GOODS SHOWCASE

WINTER 2019 | VOL. 44 NO. 4
THE TRAVEL ISSUE

PACKED AND READY TO GO
Get away with the latest travel gear and accessories

The Hamptons Tote, in Hadaki’s brand new sporty black color option, brings style, sophistication and space to a lightweight, durable bag that wipes clean easily. MSRP: $96. GABBIANO’s eye-catching Spectra Collection is both sturdy and stylish. Made out of 100% polypropylene, it is lightweight yet incredibly strong. The eight spinner wheels are coated in shock-absorbing rubber, giving travelers a smoother, quieter experience. This nestable set includes a 20”, 26” and 30” sizes. MSRP: $810/set.

Credits
Photographer: Kerry Pittenger
Model: Nikki Rose, Reinhard, Inc.


FEATURES

Countdown to NOLA
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Paris of the South, NOLA, Crescent City, the Big Easy – New Orleans answers to many names, but in 2020 they all stand for one thing: The best destination city in travel products. Discover dozens of compelling reasons to visit NOLA for The Travel Goods Show, the industry’s most important gathering. BY GARRETT LAI

The World’s Best Travel Goods Showcase
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Whether you’re a retailer or manufacturer, The 2020 Travel Goods Show is the industry happening that will elevate your business. Whether you’re on the prowl for new items, new customers, or smart new ways of doing business, you’ll find them all at The Show.

Travel Gear and Accessories that Work Hard – so Travelers Can Play Hard
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The best new luggage for leisure travel is carrying gear that will get you there, from wheeled luggage to duffel backpacks, convertible totes and stylish carry-ons. BY KATHY WITT | PHOTOGRAPHS BY KERRY PITTENGER

Accessories
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Tiny items that make a big difference: 14 accessories that relieve stress, add organization, keep you entertained, comfortable and safe so you arrive relaxed and powered up. BY KATHY WITT

New, Shiny, Different: How Innovation Fuels Travel Goods Retail
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Technology tools that give brick-and-mortar retailers a sales advantage – no web chops or internet savvy required. And how product innovators discover the Next Big Trend, predicting what consumers will want before it even exists. BY SARA ECCLESINE


COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR’S NOTE
“Behold the Future” BY MICHELE MARINI PITTENGER

TRAVEL BITS [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]
Business Traveller’s top business airline and hotel chain, Scotland’s Hawaii of the North, the world’s top nine day cruises, Nashville’s museum hotel, Niagara’s Winter Festival of Lights and more.

TGA NEWS BRIEFS [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]
Workarounds for Chinese tariffs and Google search rankings; new TGA members and more.

INDUSTRY BUZZ [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]
Product news, company news, and milestone.

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