Jennifer Gillmore

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

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…

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A Whole New World: Chimp Trekking in Tanzania

I’ve been lucky enough to explore East and Southern Africa on many trips to the continent. From the moment I went on my first safari—honestly, before I even left the USA—I was hooked on Africa. The up-close safari experience with animals that are typically only read about or seen in a zoo is truly magical Read more…

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October Spotlight: Australia

This month, we’re highlighting three gorgeous properties in Australia, which can be woven together for a trip that goes beyond the traditional. From a jaw-dropping private island to the stunning Blue Mountains to the metropolitan marvel of Sydney, these properties meld luxurious accommodation with active exploration of Australia’s most stunning views. Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Read more…

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The Magic of Central Europe: Katie’s Family Trip

Although I have spent the majority of my international travels in Africa recently, Europe holds a special place in my heart. I studied abroad in Siena, Italy as a senior in college. Once that experience wrapped up, my mom, brother and I explored Europe for three weeks. While we had the actual cities and hotels Read more…

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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…

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Australia vs. Africa

On my recent trip to Australia, I heard a quote that really stuck with me: “If you only visit two continents in your lifetime, visit Africa – twice” (-R. Elliot). As I have visited southern Africa four times in my eighteen years and plan to return soon, I wholeheartedly agree with this statement. Something about Read more…

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The Beals Down Under

This June, I visited Australia on a 14-night trip with my wife Kay and daughters Sydney (20) and Kyndall (18). As many of you with grown children know, time goes by quickly. Now that our girls are both in college, trips like these are even more important to spend time together and create lasting family Read more…

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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…