Category: Educational Travel

🎉 Shine your light! 2022 is looking BRIGHT! 🍾

Three cheers for a New Year! Pop the champagne! Light the sparklers, blow your horns, throw the confetti high into the air and CELEBRATE! It’s the beginning of a new chapter and the opportunity for a fresh start. Whether you’re ready to break an old habit, learn a fun TikTok dance (LOL!), or explore a

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It’s National Travel Advisor Day!

Today is National Travel Advisor Day and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all my clients, friends, family, travel buddies and my host agency, Gifted Travel Network, for the support I have received over the years. You have helped me grow my business to what it is

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Immunity is defined as “resistance to or protection against a specified disease; power to resist infection”.  When the body is exposed to a disease or toxin that it has never seen before, the immune system kicks in and produces antibodies to help combat the illness and protect the system from

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Everyone is facing a temporary “new normal” right now and the biggest issue may be feeling like you have lost control of your life and the freedoms we typically take for granted. That is totally understandable!  What is important right now is to recognize what you can and can’t control. Let the “Can’ts”

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“Stay home and hunker down” are not words that I, as a travel professional AND world traveler, ever thought I would give as advice. However, with the current COVID-19 situation and the need to be responsible, I totally understand that we all must socially distance ourselves and our family to

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Let’s Focus Forward!

The last few weeks have been a blur as I’ve spent a majority of my time helping my clients rearrange their travel impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. This morning was the first chance I’ve had to catch my breath, reflect, and think about the future. Everything I think leads me

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“One day…we’re going to take the kids to Europe”; “We really want to travel to Asia…maybe Thailand or Vietnam, but we’re waiting until the kids are older”; “We really want to go out West and see the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone, but our summers are just too busy”. Do any

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Today, January 28, 2020, is National Plan for Vacation Day! Celebrated on the last Tuesday of January, National Plan for Vacation Day is a day to encourage Americans to plan and use their time off. American workers let 768 million vacation days go unused in 2019, of which 236 million

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Travel Agent or Travel Expert?

Ordinary? If WOW is what you’re looking for then it needs to be EXTRAORDINARY!
You need a Travel Expert, not a Travel Agent!
Quite often I hear from prospective clients some variation of “I talked with so and so who went on a trip with you and it sounded amazing. She said it was their best trip ever.”

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Hi I'm Lisa, founder of XOOM Tours

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