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Jill Stone

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ID Please


Fellow travelers hear this – as of January 22, 2018, “passengers with a driver’s license issued by a state that is still not compliant with the REAL ID Act (and has not been granted an extension) will need to show an alternative form of acceptable identification for domestic air travel to board their flight”. Basically,[...]

Women Traveling Solo

Women Traveling

With more and more women traveling alone, whether it’s business or pleasure, it’s important to prepare and stay safe. I recently came across a great BuzzFeed article that addresses just this and shares 46 Travel Safety Tips for Women. The information outlines helpful apps and sites, along with a healthy dose of to-do’s. Here are[...]

I Wish List of Travel Gadgets

wish list

How often do you say something like this when you travel – “I wish I could get a super cool gadget that would do this super necessary thing for me while traveling.” Here is a round up of some the latest super cool gadgets for your I Wish List. I Wish I Could Charge My[...]

Holiday Airport Travel Hacks

Travel Hacks

It is my most sincere wish that if you are traveling in December it’s for fun and maybe even some sun. No matter where you are traveling, however, this time of year tends to be crazy at the airport. As an early holiday gift to you I present a few ideas to make your travel[...]

The Tale of a Lost Puppy named Boris

customer service

Meeting Planners are a well-traveled group; and the well-traveled tend to have comfort factors built into their travel plans. Some people bring along their own pillow or blanket, some pack special coffee or tea, etc. Personally, I tend to show up at my hotel room with a fan – I am not kidding, I like[...]

Travel Well and Be Well Traveled

packing tips

Hello Meeting Planners! I hope you will be going on a vacation soon, you certainly deserve it. And if you are planning on it, let’s get ready to pack. Consider using one or more of these packing tips. There is a new way to pack in case you have yet to hear. The new packing[...]

Summer Travel Scams

travel scams

If anyone deserves a vacation, it’s you Meeting Planner! Here is a heads up on what’s going down with the latest travel scams. P2P or Peer-to-Peer: Some folks are opting to rent a house, loft or apartment as a unique and cost saving alternative to hotels. Airnb came about and this trend has caught on[...]

Over 20 Awesome Travel Resources

travel resources

Whether you are traveling for business (most of the time, I know) or pleasure (you so deserve it!), it’s always a good idea to have some helpful pieces of information at your fingertips. Here are some great travel resources for you! Traveling sites to know are: Deal seekers looking for a great deal on airfare[...]

Meeting Planner “Easter Egg” Hunt

Unique Hotels

In a few days we will celebrate Easter with family and friends. If you have kids in the family, an Easter Egg Hunt will surely be added to the mix. It’s so fun to watch the kids find their eggs and then later discover candy, goodies and maybe even some cash inside. You may not[...]

March On


There is a ton to look forward as we march forth through the month of March! NCAA Basketball Fans – get your Lazy-Boys and sofas poised in the perfect television viewing spot, it’s time for March Madness. Not expecting a lot of home time? No problem, you’ll be able to stay mad for March b-ball[...]