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10 Signs You Need Help Booking Your Group Trip

Booking a vacation is fun! In fact, the research and anticipation phase can even be more fun than the trip itself sometimes. So, it must be fun multiplied the volume of extra passengers to be planning and booking travel for a group, right?   If you’ve started in on the process only to realize you’re Read More

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How to Plan a Spring Break Mission Trip for Youth

The formula sounds simple… give back + have fun + grow spiritually = a memorable youth mission trip. And since it’s during spring break, it all needs to fit in about 4 to 6 nights. It’s easy to get bogged down in the details and miss the big pieces of that formula. At Groople, we Read More

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Making Plans for your Spring Break Group Travel?

6 ideas to get your travel planning planning started!   Summer isn’t what it used to be; or at least it isn’t as long as it used to be. By the time you account for football practice, the church mission trip, dance camp, swim lessons and that week at the grandparents, you start to realize Read More

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Streamlined – 3 Days group trip in Chicago

Groups looking for a little bit of everything often choose Chicago, IL as their destination of choice. Sweeping skyline, high-end shopping, vibrant culture, museums of every variety, and beautiful views of Lake Michigan? What’s not to love! If your high school club, college group, or senior citizen’s community is planning a streamlined group trip to Read More

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6 No-Cost Areas to Explore in NYC

Our 6 favorite places to check out in NYC. Each is totally free to explore, offers plenty to see and do, and will surely delight every age and interest in your group…   Central Park You’ve probably seen this massive plot of land in almost every movie set in Manhattan. But the 843 acre park Read More

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5 Kid-Friendly Activities to Check Out in Los Angeles

So you’ve traveled all the way to the hippest location in the U.S. of A. Surely rock-and-roll, Hollywood glam, and partying all night are in your immediate future. Unfortunately, you’re not feeling so cool. In fact, you’re feeling pretty exhausted. Sound familiar? Then you might be tackling the fabulous city of Los Angeles with kids. Read More

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Made it to the tournament! Booking Last Minute Travel for Your Sport’s Team

Your team has had an awesome season. But now you’re in charge of booking last minute travel because the team has qualified for that final tournament. Great news for your team! Not such great news for your nerves. You’re not just in a rush, but you must also keep everyone in the know about the Read More

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Model UN Conferences 101: What to Pack

For many students across the United States, Spring semester is synonymous with traveling for Model UN. As Model UN is an after-school activity found all across the globe, student delegates travel near and far in order to compete at various competitions and conferences. While knowing what to bring along on your travels may seem easy Read More

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Ten Tips for Planning and Executing an Amazing Conference

Tip # 1. Establish buy-in early on.   You are no doubt familiar with your organization’s culture, likes and dislikes, and overarching goals. When tasked with planning and executing an amazing conference, keep these things in mind during each decision and with every unfolding detail. Be aware of what your organization likes and what they Read More

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What to expect when travelling to Houston for the Final Four

If you’re traveling to Houston, TX for the NCAA Final Four, you can expect to find a whole lot more going on than just basketball! If you’re up for it, there’s a little something for everyone in this town. Whether you’re after culture, inspiration, adventure, or just good ol’ fashioned fun, look no further. Of Read More

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