Group travel on the rise

Family reunions, weddings,
anniversaries, educational trips and dream vacations are even more exciting
when done with a group of 20 or more of your closest family and friends.In
fact, group travel is the fastest growing trend in the travel industry,
increasing 5.7% overall in the last year. Additionally, consumer direct
group travel is up 46.7% from September 2006 through August 2007, according to

  “Group travel is by far the most accessible way to travel without
sacrificing quality,” stated Jeff Calley, Group Travel
Manager. “When purchasing travel in bulk for a group, is able
to negotiate preferential rates with airlines, hotels, sightseeing tour
companies, and even restaurants. These discounts are passed on to the
customer creating up to a 30% overall savings.” has a number of sample itineraries available to provide
ideas for unique group vacations. Whatever the budget,’s group
travel experts can customize travel components to create a meaningful
vacation tailored to the groups’ personal preferences. also
offers travel incentives and the opportunity for the group organizer to
earn free travel.