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Predictions: 6 Tourism Trends To Watch In 2019

Predictions: 6 Tourism Trends To Watch In 2019

Each year, our team meets with hundreds of travel trade buyers. We take time to visit them in their offices, learn about the challenges they face and gather insight on the products, services and themes their customers crave. We’ve also worked with a number of destination marketing organizations, museums, attractions, hotels and other suppliers to gather valuable market research, develop incredible training programs and build strategies to capitalize on upcoming buyer needs. 

It’s time to take a look at what you might expect to see in 2019 that will impact visitors and change how we do business. 

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3000 Miles and A Few Lessons Learned

3000 Miles and A Few Lessons Learned

Have you ever take a trip across the country, only to realize that you might have found a new opportunity that is both completely unexpected and refreshingly personal? This perfectly describes my adventure as the newest member of the Fire Starter Brands team, joining our sales mission to meet with tour operators in Chicago last week. With less than 10 days in the office, I had to hit the ground running. 

Here's a taste of what I learned...

The 15 Coolest Things We Found Out About The Unclaimed Baggage Center

The 15 Coolest Things We Found Out About The Unclaimed Baggage Center

Working in the travel industry, we've all had our share of airport mishaps, missed connections and, yes, lost luggage.  Take a look at this fun article from about some of the interesting finds at the Unclaimed Baggage Center.