Magazine Online    The Authority On African-American Conventions, Incentives, & Leisure Travel
July/August 2011

Featured Stories
Family Friendly Destinations
What makes a destination family-friendly? Is it the cost or the availability of attractions and activities? How about the culture of a community?
Bahamas In Atlanta VIP Reception
Showcasing the Very Best of The Bahamas in Atlanta Hosted by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation and Upscale magazine, a star-studded event was hosted April 28, 2011 at Tyler Perry studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
Rags To Riches
When asked to give a one word sentiment of his experience being mayor of Columbia, South Carolina, Steve Benjamin, the first African-American in the history of this city said “blessed” and indeed we all are.
Don't Overlook A Major Source Of Revenue: Disabled Travelers
A family of four has enjoyed the vacation of a lifetime. The kids spent days swimming in the hotel pool, having fun at the local amusement park and eating more junk food than their parents would ever allow had they been at home.
The Perfect Person For The Job
Philadelphia native Jack Ferguson became president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PCVB) in January 2011.
Elected Officials Who Champion Tourism/Meetings Industry
The travel, tourism and hospitality industry is one of the most dynamic industries in today’s global economy. It’s typically one of the top three sources of revenues for almost every country on the planet.