The Way Forward

The Way Forward

On the evening of April 9, the CDC issued an order for the cruise industry. In short, it affects cruise ships in U.S. jurisdictional waters, imposing an additional 100-day suspension of operations and mandating that cruise lines prepare a plan for return to service....

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Vacation Blues Episode Three – Haifa, Israel

Vacation Blues Episode Three – Haifa, Israel

Israel is one of the most iconic places on earth. Archaeological treasures, ancient history and traditions, biblical stories and multiple faiths are surrounded by modern cities, new boutique and five-star hotels, festivals, concerts and events, and a food scene to...

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Vacation Blues Episode Two – Rijeka, Croatia

Vacation Blues Episode Two – Rijeka, Croatia

Located in the Adriatic and surrounded by some of the most beautiful waters in the Mediterranean, this jewel of the Adriatic Sea is part of Istria, the most popular tourist region in Croatia. Rijeka - A City That Celebrates There are festivals all year long...

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“Shannon was also instrumental in assisting our company to expand into a new port of operation, Ketchikan. Prior to 2003, we only conducted tours in the SE Alaska ports of Juneau and Sitka. She worked with us to identify the best local tour businesses to partner with, to facilitate our entry into the community, and she helped us to develop a tour product that would be attractive to visitors to Ketchikan. The successful launch of our Best of Ketchikan by Land & Sea tour enabled us to establish the foot-hold we needed to move ahead in developing the other tour programs we now operate in this very busy port.”

— John Dunlap, Vice President, Allen Marine Tours