Monthly Archives: May 2013

#VastChat #1 – Best Tips from Rocky Mountaineer Twitter Chat – May.31.13

  My colleague, Maureen Hutchinson, and I hosted our first twitter chat with a VAST partner on Friday. (VAST= Virtuoso Active & Specialty Travel.)  We were fortunate enough to have Cynthia Landry, the sales manager for Eastern Canadian, join us … Continue reading

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Oceania Cruises – Fantastic Value for Vision 2000 Clients

  If you’re looking for a rock climbing wall onboard your cruise, then Oceania Cruises is not for you.   But if you want award-winning destinations (incl smaller ports like Monte Carlo, and larger marquee ports like Venice) with the finest food … Continue reading

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Travel Advisors Back in High Demand

  A recent article in the “Washingtonian” touted that Travel Agents are Back in High Demand. http://www.washingtonian.com/articles/travel/travel-agents-come-full-circle-are-back-in-high-demand/   Great article. And I applaud the author for turning away from her do-it-yourself mentality of usually booking holidays online by herself! But … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountaineer – a Video Blog

My Rocky Mountaineer experience with the Gold Leaf service from Vancouver to Jasper was spectacular. Have a look at my video blog, or vlog.  It includes an overview of the station, a glimpse of boarding process and the Golf Leaf … Continue reading

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