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July 2017 | Volume 44, Issue 6 NTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS NTA President Pam Inman Editorial Editor Bob Rouse Senior Writer Pat Henderson Writer Gabe Webb Contributors Emily Ayscue, Kendall Fletcher, Catherine Heeg, Pam Inman, Ogniana Ivanova-Sriram, The Signal Group Graphic Design Jeff Quire Advertising President, NTA Services Inc. Kami Risk Account Executive/Eastern U.S. & International Beth Engel Account Executive/Western U.S. Kelley Burchell Account Executive/Central U.S. & Canada Bond Milburn Production Manager Ashley Fish Billing Inquiries Mary Catherine Dorsett PLANNING AHEAD To view the 2017 editorial calendar, visit NTA members can submit tour product information or editorial queries to And for advertising information, call +1.859.264.6559. OCTOBER ISSUE DESTINATIONS New England Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont Great Plains Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota China Vietnam City Spotlight: Nashville, Tennessee SPECIAL COVERAGE Music Destinations and Attractions Guide: Theaters and Broadway Shows DEADLINES Space: Aug. 4 | Material: Aug. 14 NOVEMBER ISSUE PUBLISHED BY NTA SERVICES, INC. Email: COURIER (USPS 602270, ISSN 0279-4489)(Vol. 44, Issue 6) published 10 times a year by NTA Services, Inc., 101 Prosperous Place, Suite 350, Lexington, KY 40509. Periodicals Postage Paid at Lexington, Kentucky, and additional mailing offices. Subscription rate is $60 per year. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Courier, 101 Prosperous Place, Suite 350, Lexington, KY 40509. COURIER is the official licensed publication of NTA ® , an international trade association of the packaged travel industry. Copyright© 2017, NTA Services, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any way or by any means, electrical, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without written permission of Courier, except for quotations made for purposes of a review. All inquiries should be sent to Courier magazine, 101 Prosperous Place, Suite 350, Lexington, KY 40509, +1.859.264.6559. Additional subscriptions can be purchased by calling +1.859.264.6559. Printed in USA. Advertising rates are available upon request. For a change of address, subscribers may notify Courier directly, by email or letter. COURIER’S MISSION STATEMENT Courier aims to facilitate member-to-member partnering by spotlighting member product and destinations worldwide, to provide information on current industry trends and issues, and to inform members about NTA initiatives, events and benefits. Courier is printed on 100% recyclable material DESTINATIONS America’s Historic East Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C. Atlantic Canada New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island) Caribbean South Pacific Australia, Guam, Hawaii City Spotlight: New Orleans SPECIAL COVERAGE Travel Exchange ’17 Preview (San Antonio) Guide: Hotels and Lodging DEADLINES Space: Sept. 8 | Material: Sept. 18 Executive Committee Chairman Jay Smith Sports Travel and Tours Vice Chair J. Chris Babb The Group Tour Company Secretary Paul Larsen Ed-Ventures Immediate Past Chair Justin Osbon Image Tours DMO Director Kelly Dean Ottawa Tourism Tour Supplier Director Jodi Danyluk Norwegian Cruise Line Directors Misha Jovanovic Misha Tours Edita Krunic Select International Tours Jim Magrath Delta Air Lines Frances Manzitto Visit Clarksville Dennis McDonnell Alaska Coach Tours John McGlade Euro River Cruises Jim Warren, CTP Anderson Vacations Tracie Wingo Globus Directors at Large Lydia Grieg-Hansen Destination Southwest Dean Jacobberger Visit California Christian Van Meter Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group 2 July 2017