From the Owner’s Desk: Dark Clouds or Silver Linings?

Friday, March 13, 2020 Since January 2020, it seems like all we’ve heard about is COVID-19 / Novel-Coronavirus. In the past 48 hours, the travel industry has taken its biggest hit since 9/11. The United States implemented a one-month travel ban to 26 European Countries and as of 5:00 AM this morning, 15 major travel … Read moreFrom the Owner’s Desk: Dark Clouds or Silver Linings?

Additional 2019 Departure Dates Added for Select Adventures by Disney Itineraries

We’re excited to share that additional 2019 departure dates have been added for some of the most popular Adventures by Disney itineraries, including Japan, Rome Short Escape, Scotland and Italy. Japan: 9/29/19, 10/6/19 Rome Short Escape: 5/20/19, 6,14,19, 6/22/19, 9/20/19 Scotland: 7/27/19 Italy: 3/20/19 Traveling with Adventures by Disney provides culturally immersive, once-in-a-lifetime experiences that prove all … Read moreAdditional 2019 Departure Dates Added for Select Adventures by Disney Itineraries

Adventures by Disney Reveals New Short Escape Vacations for 2019

Have you ever considered an Adventures by Disney vacation but weren’t sure about dedicated an entire week or more to see what they’re all about? Well here is the answer for you! Today, Adventures by Disney® revealed the latest additions to our expanding line-up of Short Escape vacations: three brand-new adventures in Boston, London and Vancouver, Canada, … Read moreAdventures by Disney Reveals New Short Escape Vacations for 2019

Do You Need A U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card When Traveling?

The passport book and passport card are both U.S. passports. A United States Passport may be used for International travel by Land, Sea, or Air A United States Passport Card may only be used for entering the United States at land border crossings and sea ports-of-entry from Canada, Mexico, The Caribbean, and Bermuda. The passport … Read moreDo You Need A U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card When Traveling?

100 Best Things to do in New York

  We recently came across an excellent article by Jane Rogers at www.your.rv.lifestyle.com that we thought all of our clients and followers might be interested in. In the following article, Jane gives a quick glimpse at a variety of museums, historical places, theater, dining, and other places and points of interest all over New York. … Read more100 Best Things to do in New York

INSIDE MY BAG: WHAT TO PACK FOR A DAY AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

  I try to prepare as much as possible when I spend a day at Universal Orlando Resort. I make a mental list of the rides I want to tackle, pack my bag the night before, and try to get a good night’s rest (but I’ll admit that sometimes it is hard to fall asleep when … Read moreINSIDE MY BAG: WHAT TO PACK FOR A DAY AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

New Orleans’ No. 1 Tourist Attraction Will Surprise You

The French Quarter, with all its cast iron and history and color and craziness…Bourbon Street, arguably the most aptly named thoroughfare of any in America…Preservation Hall, the Garden District, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, etc. etc. We speak, of course, of New Orleans. NOLA. The Big Easy. One of the greatest and most iconic cities … Read moreNew Orleans’ No. 1 Tourist Attraction Will Surprise You

Where Do Americans Dream of Traveling?

If Americans could travel anywhere in the world, most would go Down Under. According to Travel Leaders Group’s 2017 Consumer Travel Survey of more than 2,850 U.S. consumers, Australia remains the ultimate dream destination for American travelers. “Australia is undeniably captivating to many Americans,” said Travel Leaders Group CEO Ninan Chacko in a statement. “With … Read moreWhere Do Americans Dream of Traveling?

Homeland Security Considering Electronics Ban Expansion

Homeland Security officials claim the ban on larger electronics in airplane cabins could expand to include more flights from airports in Europe, the Middle East and Africa unless countries agree to improve security procedures. According to Reuters, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told a House of Representatives panel Wednesday that the agency is looking at … Read moreHomeland Security Considering Electronics Ban Expansion

This Summer’s Top Vacation Trends

More Americans and Europeans plan to get away this summer compared to last year. However, those vacationers will take shorter trips this time around, according to a survey of 10,000 consumers from 10 different countries conducted by travel insurance and assistance provider Generali Global Assistance. The study found that two-thirds of Americans (66 percent) plan … Read moreThis Summer’s Top Vacation Trends

Adventures by Disney and Turner Classic Movies Team Up to Offer a Special Italian Movie Vacation

Are you a classic movie buff? Have you ever dreamed of living la dolce vita in Italy? This summer, Adventures by Disney is offering a special departure of its Italy vacation, visiting Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Venice, that highlights many of your favorite classic films shot in this remarkable country. Built in conjunction with Turner … Read moreAdventures by Disney and Turner Classic Movies Team Up to Offer a Special Italian Movie Vacation

State Department Issues Europe Travel Alert Ahead of Summer Travel Season

The U.S. State Department has issued a new travel alert for Europe. Citing recent terrorist attacks in France, Russia, Sweden and the United Kingdom, the State Department said on its website that ISIS, al Qaeda and their affiliates have the ability to plan and executive terrorist attacks in Europe. The new travel alert is set … Read moreState Department Issues Europe Travel Alert Ahead of Summer Travel Season

Europe business humming, but ending visa-free travel would hurt

Key stakeholders in the U.S. travel industry said that a reinstatement of visa requirements on Americans traveling to Europe, which the EU threatened Thursday, would have dire consequences just as the European travel market is starting to rebound from post-terrorism drops in visitors. In the latest development in a three-year transatlantic dispute, the European Parliament … Read moreEurope business humming, but ending visa-free travel would hurt

Learn to Eat Like a Local in Any Destination

When people travel to a new destination, seeking out traditional cuisine is almost always on the top of the list of things to do. However, achieving culinary nirvana can often prove difficult in an unfamiliar place. The Seattle Times has an article that can help, with tips on how to eat like a local on … Read moreLearn to Eat Like a Local in Any Destination

Bliss Out With These Travel Apps for Meditation

Meditation is one of the keys to a more mindful existence and it has become a growing trend in peoples’ everyday lives — and now you can take your newfound mediation skills on the road with travel apps specifically targeted toward travelers says a new article in The New York Times. “Having long tried to … Read moreBliss Out With These Travel Apps for Meditation