Up and coming destinations in Central and South America

DALLAS, TX (June 24, 2014) As more and more Americans have passports in hand and are exploring destinations further away from home, Travel Leaders recently surveyed its expert agents throughout North America to learn which Central and South American destinations they deemed the top up-and-coming. Those topping this list included Peru, Brazil, Panama, Ecuador, and […]

Dallas, 50 years after Kennedy’s assassination

(Dallas) September 4, 2013 – At the west end of downtown Dallas, Texas, is the Dealey Plaza Historic District, where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963. Fifty years later, Dealey Plaza looks much as it did in 1963. The street signs, lights and surrounding buildings have mostly been left as they […]

Emerging destinations in Europe

July 8, 2013 – Europe and its great capitals – including London, Rome and Paris– attract the most visitors during the summer months. If you feel Europe calling to you but would like to go somewhere a little off the usual tourist map, consider one of the places selected as Europe’s finest “up and coming” […]

Sydney Opera House at 40

Aussie’s Travel Tips July 9, 2013 – What image first comes to mind when you think of Sydney, Australia? It’s likely to be the Sydney Opera House, perhaps the most iconic symbol of Sydney, the province of New South Wales and Australia itself. Opened in October 1973, the Opera House has entertained more than 65 […]

Historic Gettysburg prepares for 150th anniversary

Tips for travelling, observing the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address (June 11, 2013) This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and President Abraham Lincoln’s eloquent Gettysburg Address. The Battle of Gettysburg was fought during the first three days of July 1863 in and around the small […]

Most romantic Valentine’s Day destinations

(January 3, 2013) Just about any place on earth can be romantic when you’re there with a special person, but beautiful surroundings can lift a Valentine’s Day getaway into the unforgettable category. This Valentine’s Day, there’s no shortage of fabulous destinations for you to consider. Romance is always in the air in Florence, Italy, the […]

New Fantasyland now open at Disney World

New Fantasyland now open at Disney World

(January 3, 2013) Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., has completed its largest expansion ever, and New Fantasyland is now open to delight visitors of all ages. New Fantasyland features two new and amazingly detailed themed areas: the Enchanted Forest and Storybook Circus. In the Enchanted Forest, you’ll meet favorite Disney characters in a way […]

Discover Australia during exclusive event at Travel Leaders Rowlett

(November 26, 2012) Ever wonder what it would be like to sail in Sydney Harbor, experience the vibrant cultural scene in Melbourne or dive the Great Barrier Reef? With its sophisticated cities, stunning coastal and mountain regions, indigenous culture, and world-class food and wine, Australia woos and allures like no other place on earth. Gain […]

Holiday travel: what to do at the airport

(November 8, 2012) An airport full of cheery holiday travelers can be a festive scene, but check-in and security lines can often get long. Travel professionals have lots of advice for staying merry while dealing with airport crowds and delays, and the most important advice is to arrive early and have patience. In general, arrive two […]

Holiday travel: what to do before you leave for the airport

November 6, 2012 – Spending time with family and friends during the winter holidays is wonderful, but the travel required to be with the ones you love can often be challenging. From Thanksgiving through­­­­­ New Year’s Day, the holidays are one of the year’s busiest times for travel. You can’t control the crowds, but you […]

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