One of the most sobering effects of global efforts to mitigate and contain the Coronavirus pandemic has been a growing sense of isolation. I’ve spoken with people who wonder if they will ever see their elderly parents again, and others whose adult children live abroad and worry about how long it will be before they […]

Some colleges and universities are making efforts to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) by extending spring breaks, moving to online classes, and asking students to refrain from returning to campus. Student safety is an important issue during these times as well…you may want to consider a travel security app for college students like FoneTrac. […]

Travelers may find themselves in New Orleans this month, enjoying the food, drink, music and atmosphere of Mardi Gras. It’s easy to see why the Big Easy is such a popular destination – it offers a beautiful, historic backdrop to experience this exciting holiday. New Orleans knows how to mix the right ingredients for a […]

A recent article about a nationwide Airbnb scam sparked a spirited conversation among a group of colleagues, all seasoned travelers.1 While hotels are still the norm for business travel, it was surprising to learn how many professional colleagues had stayed at vacation rental properties while traveling for leisure.  As they shared both positive and negative […]

Your hotel stay is a big part of the overall travel experience. And the concierge can help you with valuable “keys to the city,” says Craig Carter, Vice-President of Strategic Development, K’Alma Spa Concepts & Management. Carter, who has experience traveling around the world, recommends business and personal travelers to “Make your hotel your home […]

“Wherever I go, I act like I belong. People don’t question me. If you apply that to your life, when you’re traveling, it changes everything.” In our interview with Craig Carter, the founder and developer of CIPHER Methodology, we discuss travel security and connections you can make with others while away from home. In addition […]