• What is the ROI on Social Media? What a nice tweet to wake up to. From a new Follower (now virtual friend) from India. She says Jordan is now on her 2014 travel list after reading my tweets about Jordan with Petra National Trust. What is the ROI on Social Media? Woke up to this tweet: Prachi Joshi @DelishDirection @PNTJordan #Jordan makes it to […]
  • 10 Holiday Traditions Around the World See on Scoop.it – Luxury Travel For those of us blessed (or cursed) with incurable wanderlust, the allure of an unexplored city or destination is hard to resist. But, this time of year, what I crave is tradition and a deep-rooted sense of home. Jean Newman Glock‘s insight: I was honored to be asked to […]
  • Afraid of Cruising? Smaller Ships Are My Passion There is another report of a Mega Cruise ship with power problems (read: bathrooms overflowing, no A/C) in the Gulf of Mexico. This time it is the Carnival Dream with 4200 passengers on board. In Titanic-scenarios we all wonder if there are enough life boats for all, and now there are (but listing ships are another […]
  • What is the International Luxury Travel Market? ILTM For the second year in a row, I was fortunate to be invited to attend the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) in Cannes. Touted as a showcase for the global luxury travel community, buyers (who are invited and expenses covered) and suppliers (who pay hefty fees to meet buyers) meet to exchange ideas, discuss new […]
  • Around the World by Private Jet In just 23 days, you can circumnavigate the world on a privately chartered jet. Check off most of your bucket list in one fell swoop. Why all the buzz about these tours and why are they selling so well in a murky economic environment? In 1999, T.C. Swartz and his sister Charlene Brannon had the […]

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I was an invited guest for many of these trips, but I never accept a trip in exchange for any promise of positive​ stories or social media posts​. The opinions and findings are all my own and always... unedited. It speaks for the integrity of these suppliers that they trust their product will shine, without any quid pro quos in exchange for travel. I choose who I work with very carefully for this reason.