EDUCATION BY TRAVEL!
According to the 2020 Open Doors Report on the International Education Exchange, over 1 million international students attended universities and colleges in the United States during the 2019-20 academic year. Students worldwide are making their way to the U.S. for opportunities to study at some of the most prestigious universities in the world and experience a […]
PIÑA COLADAS IN THE RAIN!
Singer Rupert Holmes asked about piña coladas and getting caught in the rain. These eternal questions are on replay in the minds of affluent travelers everywhere as they plan their escape! Global lockdowns have given rise to a surge in luxury travel bookings. Escape planners have already filled up most of 2021, and the trend […]
International travel is still a viable possibility for families looking to shake off their lock-down fever. Summer travel looks to be the hottest ticket. Thanks to the vaccination program instituted in the US and other nations, travel planning is a trending topic once more. Whether it’s sheltering-in-place fatigue or a desire to build memories and […]
MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Once expected to hit $1.7 trillion by 2022, business travel spending and the lofty prognostications of its growth have dissipated in the wake of a global pandemic. According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the business travel industry faces an $820.7 billion loss. Research firm Mckinsey & Company projects the industry will take years to achieve COVID-19 recovery […]
THE WANDERLUST GENERATIONS
After a year of lockdowns and restrictions, younger demographics are ready to jump at a chance to travel! Millennial and Gen Z travelers account for a rising percentage of the international travel market and are driven by a desire to experience more from life. They’re seeking adventure travel experiences that are authentic, active, and sustainable. Millennials are […]
CAN SUSTAINABILITY INOCULATE THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY?
In our pre-pandemic world, sustainable travel was trending as more travelers were seeking out options to reduce the impact of their trips. Now that Del Griffith (COVID-19) has wreaked havoc on the travel industry, what role will sustainability play in rebuilding? The sustainable travel movement is likely to move to the forefront of recovery efforts as the […]
WAKING TO DREAM AGAIN
Humanist philosopher, Rumi, wrote “Wake up! This world that you dream holds nothing to fear.” This perpetual Monday we’re globally enduring has many of us longing for a sense of normalcy that seems only to exist in dreams. In an era when a trip to the office or the classroom is akin to destination travel, […]