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  • Air Travel/Airlines Air Travel/Airlines

    186 Members

    Latest Activity: Sep 25, 2023

    All about airlines, airports, flying in general. How to navigate them, get the best airfares, maximize your experience in a sector that hasn't exactly been a joy in recent years...come fly with us!

  • Budget Travel Budget Travel

    185 Members

    Latest Activity: Jan 25

    Making your buck, quid, etc. go further has never been more important in these times. Fortunately there are still tons of strategies for taking off -- whether you're a student, a senior, or somewhere in between -- without landing in the…

  • Women's Travel Forum Women's Travel Forum

    185 Members

    Latest Activity: Sep 28, 2022

    Welcome, ladies! Whether you're hitting the road solo or planning a "girlfriend getaway" with gal pals, here's a look at your special issues, organizations, and info sources.

  • Spain Spain

    182 Members

    Latest Activity: Jan 10

    Take it from us, this impressive, progressive country's miles beyond iconic but stereotypical bullfights, flamenco, and mass beach tourism, with historic sights reaching back to the era of ancient Greece, wine regions, skiing,…

  • India India

    178 Members

    Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2022

    The world's second largest country by population and seventh largest by area, "Bharat" भारत offers a sometimes bewildering variety of historical, cultural, and ecotourism riches - henna-painted-hands-down one of…

  • Mexico Mexico

    175 Members

    Latest Activity: Nov 1, 2023

    We've found this huge, diverse land to be an inexhaustible source not only of beachy vacation fun but urban sophistication; folkloric fabulousness; spellbinding historic and archaeological sites; culinary wonders; and mucho, mucho…

  • Africa Safaris Africa Safaris

    169 Members

    Latest Activity: Aug 26, 2023

    In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ee-um-um-a-weh...

  • Tourism Branding Tourism Branding

    165 Members

    Latest Activity: Dec 12, 2023

    For anyone in or interested in the tourism industry to explore issues associated with branding a country, region, destination, attraction, hotel, tour etc

  • ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents)

    150 Members

    Latest Activity: May 16, 2023

    ASTA is the world's largest association of travel professionals. Our members include travel agents and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc. NOTE: Membership in this group is NOT membership in…

  • Honeymoons/Weddings Honeymoons/Weddings

    148 Members

    Latest Activity: Jan 7

    Whether you've already tied the knot or are looking to get hitched away from home, here are some strategies & destinations you'll fall in love with.


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  • History & Archaeology History & Archaeology

    141 Members

    Latest Activity: Feb 13

    Shovel bum or history buff, if exploring the past is a big part of travel's allure for you, there's ample grist for your mill, from hamming it up in the stocks at Colonial Williamsburg to exploring ancient temples and cities, to…

  • Resorting to Resorts Resorting to Resorts

    132 Members

    Latest Activity: Jun 22, 2023

    Chains and independents, all-inclusives and boutiques, we cover the waterfront when it comes to vacation resorts around the globe.

  • IFWTWA - Int'l Food Wine & Travel Writers Association IFWTWA - Int'l Food Wine & Travel Writers Association

    130 Members

    Latest Activity: Sep 11, 2023

    IFWTWA is a global network of journalists covering the hospitality, travel, and lifestyle fields as well as those who promote them. IFWTWA is a non-profit organization run by and for the benefit of its members. Membership of this group is not…

  • Costa Rica Costa Rica

    130 Members

    Latest Activity: Jul 27, 2023

    It's truly remarkable how much this small Central American country packs in, from shimmering beaches to live volcanoes to mysterious cloud forests. Despite pockets of overdevelopment, it's still an eco-tourism wonder. As they say in CR, "pura…

  • Vacation Rentals Vacation Rentals

    128 Members

    Latest Activity: Jan 15, 2023

    Snagging an apartment, bungalow, villa, or pretty much any space of your own definitely has its advantages -- financial and otherwise. And sometimes you don't even have to give up maid service!

  • New York City New York City

    126 Members

    Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2023

    Keep spreadin' the news: the Big Apple is in a class of its own -- one of the most exciting cities on the planet, and with enough variety & raw material to keep visitors coming back for decades, from Times Square to the rural side of Staten…

  • Hawaii Hawaii

    125 Members

    Latest Activity: Aug 15, 2023

    Each of the Aloha State's seven inhabited islands offers something a little bit different, from big-city vibe of Honolulu/Waikiki on Oahu to the rustic back country of…

  • Business Travel Business Travel

    122 Members

    Latest Activity: Dec 30, 2022

    Whether you're a road warrior or corporate travel manager, post your questions, comments, and tips here. Maybe some of your frustrations will ease as you find you're not alone out there in this fast changing cruel world!

  • New York State New York State

    122 Members

    Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2023

    The Empire State's a gloriously mixed bag: exciting New York City, lovely Long Island beaches, historic Hudson Valley mansions, the Adirondacks and…

  • Gay/Lesbian LGBTQ Travel Gay/Lesbian LGBTQ Travel

    122 Members

    Latest Activity: Aug 25, 2023

    Every year the choices geared toward LGBT+ travelers - from budget to high-luxe - keep breaking records. A queer business, indeed - check it out!

  • South Africa South Africa

    121 Members

    Latest Activity: Sep 3, 2023

    Here's one sub-Saharan African country that truly has it all: sophisticated urban culture and nightlife, safaris and nature, wine country, soft adventure. You can dress it up or dress it down!

  • Tips for Travelers Tips for Travelers

    120 Members

    Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2023

    An exchange of suggestions, observations, and tips that make travel more rewarding and sometimes less expensive!


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  • New Zealand New Zealand

    120 Members

    Latest Activity: May 16, 2023

    The other "land Down Under" is lots smaller than neighbor Australia yet packs in a boggling amount of beauty and adventure in its two main islands and various other smaller ones -- along with Maori culture and a touch of urban cosmopolitanism.…

  • China China

    115 Members

    Latest Activity: Jul 28, 2023

    A gargantuan mix of modern and primitive, free and authoritarian, China boasts some of the most impressive and iconic sights in the world, as well as some spectacular scenery. (We hear the lo mein's not bad, either!)