Group Travel Pros Spend More Time on TRIPinfo Than Any Travel Site

The Team

Mark Browning
Chief Executive Officer

After representing 13 successful magazine launches serving the travel and technology industries by major USA publishers from 1977-1992, Mark introduced TRIP in print to the travel professional B2B market in 1993. He brought TRIPinfo.com, the 1st website for travel pros, to the market in 1996. Mark has traveled all 50 USA states, Europe and the Caribbean. He holds a degree in marketing from Vanderbilt University and lives with his wife of 35 years in their native North Atlanta.

Eric Cunningham
Chief Information Officer

Since joining TRIPinfo.com in 1998, Eric has focused on maintaining databases, circulation lists, systems administration, web analytics, and customer service & support. Originally from the Midwest, Eric has traveled around the U.S., including Alaska & Hawaii, and to Canada, Mexico, England, Japan and the Caribbean. When not traveling on vacation, he enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs, playing softball and rooting for the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Braves.

Sheala Browning
Chief Content Officer

Involved in travel media publishing since 1985, Sheala is the Editorial Director, responsible for TRIPinfo.com's weekly e-newsletter and quarterly Digital Magazines. She holds a degree in English from the University of Georgia and a Masters in Human Resources from Georgia State University. Having traveled through 49 states and Europe, she enjoys planning group trips with her husband and traveling with friends and family. She is also an avid tennis player and runner.

Scott Isenburg
Chief Technology Officer

Working part-time with TRIPinfo while a student at Georgia Tech, Scott joined the team after graduation. He maintains the internal database structures and provides technical support for the website. A native of Atlanta, Scott enjoys the outdoors, photography and leading adventure travel groups which has taken him across the USA and overseas. He now resides in The Netherlands and looks forward to exploring Europe with his wife.

Sam Griffiths
Chief Design Officer

Sam became Chief Design Officer in 2014 and recently gave TRIPinfo.com a new look with easy-to-use features, while maintaining the 2-click format and fast load speed. Sam is also responsible for keeping the company looking good. An Atlanta area native, Sam obtained a BA degree in Telecommunication Arts & Film Studies from the University of Georgia. Sam has traveled throughout the USA and enjoys playing tennis, cooking and spending time with his wife, son and 2 dogs.

Chuck Hester
Chief Communications Officer

Chuck joined TRIPinfo.com in 2014 and is all about communications - with customers, partners and the social media community. A marketing and social media maven, Chuck is a LinkedIn expert. A graduate of the University of Southern California, he has traveled to 49 states, worked in Southern & Northern California, North Carolina & Pittsburgh, spoken to business conferences in Australia, Canada & Mexico and addressed audiences via teleseminar in Poland, Sweden, Israel & Brazil

TRIPmedia Group, Inc. began with the launch of TRIP in the Spring of 1993. The quarterly periodical served as a Travel Reference Information Planner for travel professionals booking volume to the South, destination for 52% of USA travel. It reached 60% of all domestic travel pros. The publication evolved into TRIPinfo.com's Resource Atlas & Handbook - now TRIPinfo Quarterly Digital Magazine.

In 1996 TRIPinfo.com launched as the 1st B2B Travel Reference Information Portal...referenced by the travel professional users of the print guide. Today, travel professionals spend more time on TRIPinfo.com than any travel site...highest minutes per user per day by ~30,000 travel pros per month...1/4 of all group, tour, agent, small meeting, event, religious, reunion, sport, student, wedding & International planners booking groups in the USA!

By 2000 the company began its email newsletter, Internet Travel Monitor, delivered to 15,000 travel professionals each week.

Today the central brand of TRIPmedia Group is the international TRIPinfo.com Online + TRIPinfo Weekly Newsletter (Internet Travel Monitor) + TRIPinfo Quarterly Digital Magazine.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To research and present quality USA travel information - to travel professionals booking volume - via our website, maps, email newsletters, magazine and emerging tools.

Nearly 100 years of digital travel marketing experience here to serve you! 770-825-0220

Press Releases

TRIPinfo.com Gets New Look; Adds Features
August 23, 2017
New features include ability to 1-touch SORT, FILTER, MAP, or CALL thousands of group-travel-friendly entities in each of many categories. Continue Reading...
 
TRIPinfo.com Recognized as "Acceptable Ads Certified"
January 20, 2016
In era of ad blocking, a tremendous value for TRIPinfo clients. Continue Reading...
 
TRIPinfo.com Debuts "The Next Evolution of Online Travel Marketing"
January 9, 2015
This original series serves as a guide to Building Your Brand in an Online Marketplace. Continue Reading...
 
TRIPinfo.com Announces Magazine Features for 2015
November 26, 2014
Spring: Attractions, Summer: Casinos, Fall: Cruises, Winter: Destinations. Continue Reading...
 
TRIPinfo.com Launches New Preview Video
October 8, 2014
Who are the travel professionals? Where do they go? How do you get in front of them? TRIPinfo.com answers these questions in 2 Minutes 17 Seconds. See Video...
 
TRIPinfo.com Maintains Highest Engagement of All B2B Sites
October 6, 2014
Right Place. Travel Professionals spend more time on TRIPinfo.com than any travel site. See Chart...
 
TRIPinfo.com Unveils New Look
July 30, 2014
The 1st website for travel professionals planning Group + Tour + Event + Small Meeting + Agent + Religious + Reunion + Sports + Student + Wedding + International volume bookings recently underwent its 6th facelift in 18 years online. Continue Reading...
 
TRIPinfo.com Appoints Sam Griffiths as Chief Design Officer
June 1, 2014
TRIPinfo.com announces the appointment of Sam Griffiths to the position of Chief Design Officer. The hire marks a commitment to our continued creativity and the impactful design of all TRIPinfo.com media. Continue Reading...
 
TRIPinfo.com Integrates Leading Group Booking Software
January 28, 2014
TRIPinfo.com, the leading information and planning site for Travel Professionals, and HotelPlanner.com, the global leader in group inventory and contracting system for hotels, announce an important technology integration. Continue Reading...
 
TRIPinfo.com Maintains Highest Engagement of All B2B Sites
December 2, 2013
Right Place. Travel Professionals spend more time on TRIPinfo.com than any travel site. See Chart...
 
TRIPinfo.com Appoints Scott Isenburg as Chief Technology Officer
May 8, 2013
TRIPinfo.com announces the appointment of Scott Isenburg to the position of Chief Technology Officer. The hire marks a commitment to our continued use of the latest technologies and systems to help us best serve our Continue Reading...
 
North American Reciprocal Museum Association + TRIPinfo.com Form Alliance
March 28, 2013
TRIPinfo.com and The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association today announced a mutally beneficial alliance. NARM will now provide two new Preferred Service Providers whose benefits will result in a 100% return on Continue Reading...
 
AttractionSuite + TRIPinfo.com Form Alliance
March 13, 2013
TRIPinfo.com, the world's leading information and planning site for Travel Professionals, and AttractionSuite, the fast growing provider of online inventory and reservation systems for attractions, announce a technology and marketing Continue Reading...
 
B2B Travel Marketing Update: A White Paper on Media Transition
March 6, 2013
The Early Days. When TRIPinfo.com launched as the 1st website serving the travel professional B2B market in1996, it was alone in the segment for more than a year. Back then marketers employed their long-established pattern Continue Reading...
 
TRIPinfo.com Maintains Highest Engagement of All B2B Sites
February 6, 2013
More time on TRIPinfo.com means more time to see your message. See Chart...
 
TRIPinfo.com Compiles Research from Multiple, Respected, Industry Sources
January 9, 2013
TRIPinfo.com compiles research from redundant, respected, industry sources. Evidence is clear that 123,000 Travel Professionals spend $194 Billion of $813 billion industry Continue Reading...

Notice of Privacy Policy

We value you as a customer and we know how much privacy means to you. We are pleased to inform you of our policies for collecting, using, securing, and sharing customer information.

OUR PRIVACY PRINCIPLES:
• We do not sell customer information.
• We do not allow those who are doing business on our behalf to use our customer information for their own marketing purposes.
• We require any person or organization providing products or services on our behalf to protect TRIPmedia Group customer information.
• We afford prospective and former customers with the same protections as existing customers with respect to the use of personal information.


INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT:
We collect and use information we need to conduct our business, to advise you of our products and services, and to provide you with customer service. We may collect and maintain several types of customer information needed for these purposes, such as those below:

Types of information we may collect and how we gather it:
• From you, on advertising reservations, or on other forms, through telephone or in-person conversations with your TRIPmedia Group representative, such as your address and telephone number.
• From your transactions with us, such as your payment history, and through any updating of applicable reference information for our guides and internet indexes if you provide information on your attraction, destination, festival, meeting site, or shopping facility.
• From non-TRIPmedia Group companies, organizations, or consumer reporting agencies, such as your reference information or credit history.


HOW WE USE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU:
We use customer information to update reference information in print and online, ensure proper billing, service your accounts, and offer you other TRIPmedia Group products we feel may suit your needs.

INFORMATION DISCLOSURE:
We share information about our transactions (such as payment) and experiences (such as in updating reference information) with you within TRIPmedia Group and with TRIPmedia Group representatives to better serve you and to help meet your current product and service needs. We may share information about you with persons or organizations inside or outside our company that perform marketing services for us or with whom we have joint marketing agreements, such as our affiliated companies. These agreements allow us to provide a broader selection of products to you.

We may also share customer information with consumer reporting agencies and with other entities as needed to handle your account and to protect against fraud and unauthorized transactions.


WHAT INFORMATION WE SHARE:
We may share information within TRIPmedia Group that was obtained from your reference information updates, or information obtained from a consumer report, such as your credit history. We may also verify information provided by you, such as your attraction, destination, festival, meeting site, or shopping facility reference information.

WHY WE SHARE:
We may share information about you within TRIPmedia Group:
• To enhance our service to you.
• To measure your interest in our products or services.
• To improve existing products and develop new ones.
• To monitor customer trends.


WHO WE SHARE WITH:
We may share information within TRIPmedia Group including:
• TRIPinfo.com
• TRIPinfo Maps
• TRIPinfo Weekly Newsletter
• TRIPinfo Quarterly Digital Magazine


TRIPmedia GROUP PROTECTS CUSTOMER INFORMATION
In order to ensure the safety of customer information, we continually:
• Maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards
• Review our policies and practices
• Monitor our computer networks
• Test the strength of our security


TRIPmedia GROUP AFFILIATED COMPANIES:
• AttractionSuite
• Brand USA
• International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA)
• National Association of Reciprocal Museums (NARM)
• Travel Spike


EMAIL US WITH QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY:
info@TRIPmediagroup.com