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I see travel is a way of ending stereotypes and misconceptions about people of other cultures. And who knows, maybe even an end to wars and violence. Travel brings out all those warm, fuzzy feelings! It is not something we should do for the sake of checking places and experiences off a list, but rather as a way of opening our minds to the world in which we find ourselves.
I recently read a book called The Geography of Bliss. In it, author Eric Weiner travels the world to discover what makes the happiest, and unhappiest, places on earth so happy. His travels start in Amsterdam at a happiness think tank, home to a global happiness database, then to Switzerland, Bhutan, Qatar, Iceland, Moldova, Thailand, [...]
My clients now book all their trips online. Does that mean I’m out of a job? This can be a very scary reality for travel agents to face. Use of online travel agents (OTAs) are here to stay. That doesn’t have to mean that travel agents are a thing of the past. It does, however, [...]