Category - Travelling With Vision

23
Aug

Virtuoso Travel Mart – Las Vegas – Aug 13-18 2011

I have just returned from an amazing, inspiring and informative travel conference! This annual event brings together the best of the best in travel; close to 1700 speakers, hotels, cruiselines, tour operators, destination and tourism representatives along with almost 1700 travel agents. We spent long days meeting with, and learning about, the people who represent […]

13
Aug

Jodi Fox wins Virtuoso VAST AWARD for 2011 top sales!

Congratulations to Jodi Fox of our Vision 2000 Calgary office was announced the 2011 winner for TOP SALES for VAST – Virtuoso Adventure and Specialty Travel. THere are over 25 participating adventure suppliers and over 500 advisors signed up for the Vast Advisor Program

7
Aug

If Travelling over Christmas or New Year’s Book Early!

Just recently I have been working on a quote for 5 Adults (all singles) for a hotel in Sydney Australia over New Year’s, I believe this has been one of the most challenging things I have done to date. We are still 6 months away but trying to find suitable accommodations has been difficult. However […]

28
Jul

Crystal Cruises – Alaska….Part 2

San Francisco is a delightful city to sail out of, after embarking at Pier 35, right down on the old Fisherman's Wharf. If I had been smart and taken the early morning AC flight, I would have had time to breakfast at either the Fairmont or the Four Seasons, both of which are fabulous hotels […]

26
Jul

Crystal Cruises – Alaska

It was an adventure getting to the ship, due to delayed flights and a power failure. Thankfully we were all packed the day before, and I set the alarm for 5.00am, leaving us plenty of time, BUT the thing failed to go off. At 6.05 I awoke leaving us ten minutes to leave the house. […]

2
Jul

Regent Cruise – Istanbul, Turkey – Last day 27/28 June 2011

We left Istanbul at 3:15 am local time and now, some 7 1/2 hours later we are waiting for our 8 hour flight to Toronto where we land at 2:30pm. All in all, it has been the most fabulous trip, every day a feast of spectacular buildings and ruins. Ephesus two days ago was one […]