CONTENTS SPRING 2013 | VOL. 38 NO. 1
ON THE COVER
THE 2013 TRAVEL GOODS SHOW
One Doorway to the World's Travel Goods Market
February 27-March 1, 2013
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
Illustration: Gail Armstrong
2013 Travel Goods Show Preview
A look ahead at the world’s largest travel goods show: The floor plan, events schedule, 2013 exhibitors with booth numbers and everything else you need to know.
New Exhibitors [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]
New Brands, New Names, New Takes on Travel Goods: Our annual roundup of first-time Travel Goods Show exhibitors.
BY GARRETT LAI
2013 Product Preview [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]
The Latest and Greatest: Head-turners and attention-getters coming
to The Travel Goods Show. BY KATHY WITT
2013 Directory of Exhibitors
Your guidebook to the manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers:
all the names that matter in the travel goods universe.
All information is provided by exhibiting companies.
Exhibit Hall Floor Plan
Exhibitors List, Ordered Alphabetically
Exhibitors List, Ordered By-Aisle
Directory of Exhibitors
Alphabetized exhibitors' list with booth numbers, company and contact info, associated licenses/brands/trademarks, product categories, and brief company descriptions provided by exhibitors.
Guide to Industry Products
An alphabetical list, by product category, with exhibitor names
and booth info.
The industry directory for licenses, brands and trademarks.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
Editor's Note "A Look Back, a Glimpse Ahead." BY MICHELE MARINI PITTENGER
Travel Bits Go traveling, The best B&B, three years running; a road-trip app for sightseers; a $2,279/night hotel; the newly crowned world’s best tourist destination; and other great reasons to pack your bags and see the world. [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]
News & Notes 81,000 new jobs; Bruce Springsteen and Ricardo Beverly Hills; 2012 Electoral Impact on Retail; Accessory Developer of the Year; Mother-Daughter Team Scores $250,000 Grant; and other terrific news from planet travel goods. [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]
TGA News Briefs A raft of new TGA members; new product testing requirements coming online in February 2013; philanthropic good works by Casual Home Worldwide, Delsey, LeatherGiftItems.com and SmartArti Designs; plus other
newsworthy tidbits. [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]
Industry Buzz People, products, milestones and moving. [DOWNLOAD PDF FILE]