Our Favorite Staff Photos of 2016

Each year, our employees travel on educational trips and personal vacations around the world, returning home with increased knowledge, a new passion for destinations and thousands of photos. We asked our team members to submit one of their favorite photos from 2016 with no rules attached, resulting in a diverse look at the reasons we travel: exotic wildlife, scenic Read more…

Jennifer Gillmore Honored as “Trendsetter” by Luxury Travel Advisor

Travel Beyond is proud to announce that Jennifer Gillmore, consultant and product manager of Latin America, has been honored as a “Trendsetter” by Luxury Travel Advisor magazine. The magazine details Jennifer’s depth of experience in South America, having visited more than 40 times on both work and personal trips. “I have a deep wealth of Read more…

Marsha Carroll Named “Top 25” by Travel Agent Magazine

Travel Beyond is proud to announce that consultant Marsha Carroll has been named a Top 25 Travel Advisor by Travel Agent magazine. This annual Travel Agent award honors “the industry’s brightest lights…skillful, savvy problem solvers and out-of-the-box thinkers, who are strongly devoted to their agency and clients.” The award committee recognized Marsha’s “strong personal relationships Read more…

Craig Beal Repeats on Travel+Leisure A-List

For the sixth straight year, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal has been recognized as an A-List travel consultant by Travel+Leisure magazine! Travel+Leisure highlighted the unique attributes which qualify Craig as an A-list safari consultant by explaining: “A former nuclear engineer who went on his first safari at age four, Beal brings impressive knowledge and attention Read more…

The Year Ahead: Consultant Travel for 2016

Last month, our consultants reflected upon the past year of travel and the many places they visited to build their destination knowledge. This month, we highlight a few of the many destinations our consultants will explore in 2016. And while most of our clients plan travel months in advance, our own educational trips tend to Read more…

Our Year in Travel

Each year, the Travel Beyond team travels around the world to our specialty destinations, checking in on properties, meeting our on-the-ground partners and experiencing the essence of each destination. As we begin 2016, we asked our consultants to recap their 2015 trips, whether educational trips to improve their consulting knowledge or relaxing personal vacations with Read more…

Real ID 2-Year Reprieve Granted – Travel Beyond in Star Tribune

Travel Beyond was featured in a recent Star Tribune article which announced a federal extension on deadlines associated with the Real ID act. The extension gives Minnesota, Illinois, New Mexico, Missouri and Washington two years to bring state identification into compliance with the new federal laws for flying on commercial airlines. As the article explains, Read more…

Jeanie Fundora Honored by Travel Agent as “Top 25 All-Star”

We’re proud to announce our consultant Jeanie Fundora has been named as a Travel Agent magazine “Top 25 All-Star” agent for 2015! As the magazine explains, “With 16 years of African experience honed on dozens of trips, Fundora draws on relationships with camp managers, private guides and industry contacts to make clients’ travel dreams come Read more…