Happy 100th Birthday, Collette!
May31

Happy 100th Birthday, Collette!

Longevity in the travel business doesn’t come easy. Many of the best-known brands are subject to economic downturns, corporate buyouts or changing consumer interests.

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Know What You’re Buying
May31

Know What You’re Buying

It’s important that when you decide to offer an itinerary for a group trip that you know specifically what’s in it and, conversely, what’s NOT in it, and that you understand the specifics of tour operations in that particular destination.

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Fun Activities During Group Adventure Travel
May31

Fun Activities During Group Adventure Travel

Traveling with a large group is always great fun and a good way to explore a new area. In order to keep things fresh and interesting, it is important to find a range of activities that you can all do together. This will strengthen bonds, provide entertainment and ensure that the group gets along as a whole. In turn, this makes exploring a new area much more valuable and memorable. The activities to try will depend on where you are...

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How to Plan a Flawless Group Trip
May30

How to Plan a Flawless Group Trip

Traveling in groups can be one of the most incredible experiences of your life, bonding with your companions and building memories that can last a lifetime

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Four Ways to Get the Best Deals for Theater Shows
May25

Four Ways to Get the Best Deals for Theater Shows

There’s nothing quite like a visit to the theatre. It’s an exciting, fun, educational and often historical event to witness, and it’s one of the oldest cultural artforms still running today. From the Ancient Greeks to William Shakespeare, the power of the theater is timeless.

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Tour Guide Best Practices
May24

Tour Guide Best Practices

I had the privilege of speaking to a group of docents-in-training – some experienced guides and some brand new to leading tours – at Glessner House Museum and help them become more comfortable developing their tour of the home. They had plenty of facts – from a 135+-page training material and notes taken during 15 hours of lectures. My job was to offer tips, interpretation techniques, and examples based on my “real life” experience....

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How to Make a Group Tour Unforgettable
May23

How to Make a Group Tour Unforgettable

Organizing a group tour can be an exciting experience. This is especially true if you thoroughly enjoy socializing, meeting new people, and work in the tourism or service industry.

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Simple Tips for Making Your Next Trip an Unforgettable One
May15

Simple Tips for Making Your Next Trip an Unforgettable One

For some group leaders, planning a new trip is almost as exciting as actually going on one, and there’s certainly something to be said about the hectic work that you have to put in to make things come together nicely. As long as you’re prepared with the right information about the place you’re visiting, and the right tools to make the most of every single moment, you should be able to consistently pull off amazing trips that will...

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