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16 Top East Coast Beaches to Visit – Part 1
2020-06-23

Add these seaside destinations to your summer travel wish list. Even if you only have one day to spare, these stretches of sand guarantee a relaxing getaway. A trip to the beach is a favorite leisure activity among Americans – whether it’s within driving distance of home or a flight away. And while tourism in […]

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Marathon’s Require Strategy, Preparation and Perspective
2020-06-23

Having run several marathons around the world; from the bridges and boroughs of NYC to the hills and history of Jerusalem I’ve learned strategy is key along with preparedness. The Covid race is not in a sprint to the finish, but a marathon…. and for us in vacation travel, it’s an uphill race which is […]

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Future of travel – The Arnie Weissmann interview
2020-06-17

Future of travel – The Arnie Weissmann interview from The World’s Greatest Vacations on Vimeo.

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12 Top Gulf Coast Beaches to Visit
2020-06-09

This southern shoreline beckons with charming oceanfront locales. Fill up the car and head to these coastal destinations for an affordable beach vacation. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful seaside escape or a beach with amenities like shops and water sports equipment rentals, the Gulf Coast – which spans Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida […]

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The post-Covid future: Transformational travel transformed
2020-06-09

My wife, who studies such things professionally, tells me that the most successful species in the insect world are those that transform throughout their lives into very different stages of being. And the insect whose life cycle is both most striking and familiar to us — the very symbol (and, perhaps, cliche) of transformation — […]

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Cruise Perception Vs Reality
2020-05-29

It’s easy to hit someone when they’re down. What makes it worse is when it’s due to prejudice which is founded on ignorance. Prejudice is attributed to ignorance….the same holds true for cruise-shamers. These people have never walked the gangplank because of their prejudice/ignorance which is far from reality. How many first time cruisers plan […]

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The 18 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in the U.S. Part 2
2020-05-25

Crystal Coast Beaches: North Carolina North Carolina’s Crystal Coast is home to several dog-friendly beaches, including Emerald Isle, Indian, Pine Knoll Shores and Atlantic beaches. Your furry pal is welcome on-leash year-round with only a 20-foot restriction from the water in lifeguarded areas on Atlantic Beach. Grab a treat for your pup and a coffee […]

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The post-Covid future: Gauging traveler sentiment
2020-05-25

If you need actual proof that no one really knows when travel will resume, what reassurances travelers will need and how travel will look in the future, just skim the surveys, announcements and opinion pieces that flood whatever communications channels you monitor. What’s the current status of traveler demand? Skyscanner says 33% will travel “more than ever” […]

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The 18 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in the U.S. Part 1
2020-05-12

Bring your pet along on an unforgettable beach vacation. You and your pet will have a doggone good time at one of these dog-friendly beaches. Pack up your pup, grab your sunglasses and hit the beach for a paws-itively fantastic trip that you’ll never forget. Many beaches in the U.S. offer special amenities to accommodate […]

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Risk-distancing syndrome
2020-05-12

When I ran my own business, the recession of the early 1990s was a great instructor. It forced me to make changes that not only helped the business survive but, once instituted, yielded long-term benefits. I suspect this will also be true for some of the companies that make it to the other end of […]

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