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Features  These articles are based around a common theme, travel market, or event.
City Spotlight  These stories highlight tour product from top destinations across the globe.
 Contact us to see how to be featured.
Destinations  Every U.S. state, Canadian province or country where there is an NTA member
 is covered in at least one article during the year
Guides  Take a look at all your NTA-member partners in these categories.

2020

October Cover

October/November

In addition to the topics listed below, this issue includes information promoting the United States as the premier destination for leisure travelers from China. It also will have a list of NTA tour operator members who work with Chinese travel agents as part of NTA’s China Inbound Program.

Features  Music Destinations & Attractions
 Travel Exchange
City Spotlight  Colorado Springs
Destinations  America's Historic East
 (Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC)
 New England
 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)
 South Central U.S.
 (Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia)
 Atlantic Canada
(New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)
 Egypt, Israel & Jordan
 Scandinavia
Guides  Theaters & Broadway Shows
 Tour Operators Who Belong to NTA’s China Inbound Program

Space August 21
Material August 31


December Cover

December/January

Features  Faith-based Travel
 Preview to Contact Memphis
City Spotlight  Ottawa
Destinations  Midwest U.S.
 (Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma)
 West U.S.
 (Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington)
 Western Europe
 (Belgium, England, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Spain)
Guide  Casinos & Gaming

Space October 23
Material November 2


2021

culinary cover

February/March

Taste of the Town Issue

Feature  Food and Drinks + Culinary Festivals and Tours
City Spotlight  New York City
Destinations  Atlantic Coast
 (Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)
 Four Corners U.S.
 (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah)
 Great Frontier U.S.
 (Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)
 Western Canada
 (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon)
 Latin America & Caribbean
 Greece, Italy & Malta
Guide  Sightseeing, River & Big-ship Cruises

Space December 11
Material December 21


student cover

April/May

Student Travel Issue

This issue, focused on the student market, reaches 20,000 qualified travel planners, including NTA buyers. Written specifically for tour operators as well as teachers, school administrators, music leaders, and coaches, this issue's original content provides itinerary ideas and tips for successful school trips and tours.

Feature  Top Destinations for School Groups
City Spotlight  Jamestown/Williamsburg, VA
Topics  Historical Attractions
 Museums
 Outdoor Fun & Adventure
 Performance & Arts
Guide  Operators Who Work With Student Groups

Space February 19
Material March 1


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June/July

Features  North American National Parks
 Preview to Travel Exchange Cleveland
City Spotlight  Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, TN
Destinations  Deep South
 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)
 Mid-Atlantic U.S.
 (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
 Ontario, Québec & Niagara Falls
 Africa
 Germany & Switzerland
Guide  Sightseeing Rail

Space April 16
Material April 26


August/September Cover

August/September

This issue reaches 20,000 group leaders and NTA buyers who actively organize tours for alumni, FIT, senior, bank travel, and religious groups. Throughout the magazine there will be coverage of NTA tour operators—the unique products/tours they offer, the unmatched expertise they have, and why group leaders should work with them on their trips. There also will be a list with contact information for all NTA tour operator members.

Features  Museums
 Top Destinations for Groups
City Spotlight  San Diego
Destinations  Coastal California
 (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco)
 Great Lakes
 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin)
 Asia & India
 Central Europe
 (Croatia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia)
 Scandinavia
 South Pacific
 (Australia, Guam, Hawaii, New Zealand)
Guides  Museums
 NTA Tour Operator Companies

Space June 18
Material June 28


October Cover

October/November

Features  Music Destinations & Attractions
 Travel Exchange Cleveland
City Spotlight  Branson
Destinations  America's Historic East
 (Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC)
 New England
 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)
 South Central U.S.
 (Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia)
 Atlantic Canada
(New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)
 Egypt, Israel & Jordan
Guide  Theaters & Broadway Shows

Space August 20
Material August 30


December Cover

December/January

Features  Faith-based Travel
 Preview to Contact Anchorage
City Spotlight  Toronto
Destinations  Midwest U.S.
 (Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma)
 West U.S.
 (Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington)
 Western Europe
 (Belgium, England, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Spain)
Guide  Casinos & Gaming

Space October 22
Material November 1


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