Jennifer Gillmore’s Tips for Success

Our South America specialist Jennifer Gillmore was recently featured in Luxury Travel Advisor magazine, offering her “5 Tips for Success” within the travel industry. We thought Jennifer’s tips were applicable to those working outside of travel as well. Enjoy! Travel often — Whether for work or pleasure, travel often. Be a tourist and a student 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…

Before The Year Ends: Destinations to Visit in 2016

We blinked, and 2016 is already halfway gone! Yet for those still looking to travel this year, there is plenty of time to book a trip and many destinations ideal for the October through December timeframe. Below, Craig and Kota focus on two locations perfectly suited for a trip in the last quarter of 2016: Read more…

April Spotlight: Silversea Expeditions

Silversea’s purposefully designed expedition ships have the strength to navigate Antarctic waters, the amenities and comforts of a luxury cruise ship, and the ability to enter small ports that larger cruise ships can’t access. The expedition cruise voyages are focused on wildlife, photography, cultural encounters, scenery and more in some of the world’s most exotic 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…

January Spotlight: Chief’s Camp & Sanctuary Retreats Offer

One of the Okavango Delta’s most stunning and game-rich properties, Chief’s Camp, is in the midst of major renovations. The camp is slated to be finished in June 2016, but here’s a sneak peek of the property’s most anticipated updates. Part of the Sanctuary Retreats portfolio, Chief’s Camp resides on Chief’s Island in the Mombo 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…

Travel Beyond Celebrates 40 Years!

Looking Back, Looking Forward: In January of 2015, Travel Beyond celebrated our 40th anniversary in business. As we reflect upon the last 40 years, we are especially grateful for you, our incredibly loyal clients, our dedicated team members and our industry partners. On behalf of the entire Travel Beyond family, thank you for traveling with Read more…

A Relaxing Anniversary in French Polynesia

I have never met a person with a passport that does not dream of an over-the-water-bungalow (OWB) trip.  The OWB is depicted in those iconic travel photos of a romantic hotel room built on a platform over turquois blue water usually on the Society Islands, Fiji, or the Maldives (or the Grand Floridian in Orlando)!  Read more…