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 […]

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 […]

Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport set to debut

May 4, 2012 – A new, international airport will open on June 3 in Berlin, Germany, with the ability to serve as many as 27 million passengers this year. Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport will serve as a hub for several airlines, bringing a new ease to travel to and from Germany. A railway station under the […]

Golden Gate Festival commemorates 75th birthday of bridge

Since its grand opening on May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge has provided a vital link across the Golden Gate, where San Francisco Bay meets the Pacific Ocean. Before the bridge was built, the quickest way to travel between San Francisco and the headlands of Marin County was by ferry: today, approximately 300,000 vehicles […]

Fifty years of the Space Needle

Fifty years ago, the Century 21 Exposition, also known as the Seattle World’s Fair, opened on April 21 in Seattle, Wash. Visitors were instantly drawn to the futuristic look of the Space Needle, a slender tower that soars over the city to a height of 605 feet. Since then, the Space Needle has become an […]

Top international vacation destinations for 2012

Americans are ready for more adventurous travel that takes them further from home than in recent years, according to a just-released Travel Trends Survey by Travel Leaders. Eleven of the top 20 international destinations – up from nine last year – are in Europe, Asia andAustralia. “We are very encouraged to see the rise in […]

Top U.S. vacation destinations for 2012

Top U.S. vacation destinations for 2012

Most travelers have no plans to cut back on their vacations in the new year, according to a 2012 Travel Trends Survey released by Travel Leaders. More than 91 percent of Travel Leaders owners, managers and frontline travel experts throughout the U.S.said that their clients plan to spend as much or more on vacation travel […]

‘There’s nothing like Australia’ event includes airfare giveaway

‘There’s nothing like Australia’ event includes airfare giveaway

Travel Leaders, a full-service travel agency, will host an exclusive Aussie event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18  in Dallas. Everyone is welcome to come discover the vibrant culture of the Land Down Under, and register for a chance to win free round-trip airfare for two to Australia. Registration will be from 6 […]

Heavy business travelers at higher risk for health problems

A recent Columbia University research study found that people who travel extensively for business are at higher risk for health problems, including obesity and high cholesterol. According to the study, extensive travelers were 260 percent more likely than light travelers to rate their health as either fair or poor. Extensive travelers were also more likely […]