Expedia CruiseShipCenters drops anchor in Rockwall

Local Entrepreneur to Help Customers Plan their Perfect Vacation (ROCKWALL, TX – August 7, 2018) Planning a vacation has just become a lot easier for families in Rockwall. With the desire and expertise to help their community find the right vacation, local entrepreneur and military veteran Howard Reed and his wife Kelly have opened a new […]

Local family embarks on medical mission trip to Bhutan

Local family embarks on medical mission trip to Bhutan

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 3, 2017) Traveling has always been something near and dear in the hearts of Bill and Jennifer Byer. In fact, Bill said he and Jennifer have a sort of love affair with the Himalayas – it’s where they first met, after all. “I was attempting to ride a bicycle from Lhasa, […]

iGo Global: Helping students learn to make God famous

WYLIE/ROCKWALL, TX (June 25, 2014) Lance Shumake wants to see students involved in missions, and more specifically, to see this generation of students living “on mission.” As President of iGo Global for 14 years, Shumake has overseen high school and college student teams travel to 21 countries to help fulfill Christ’s Great Commission to make […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Destination Weddings: Wedding and Honeymoon in One

If you haven’t attended a destination wedding yet, you probably know someone who has. What’s the attraction of being married far from home? Well, there are a few attributes that make a destination wedding an excellent choice for a growing number of couples. Not least among these is the feeling that you’re stealing away from […]

Today’s Hong Kong: unique blend of Eastern, Western cultures

July 7, 2012 – July 1 marked the 15th anniversary of the transfer of Hong Kong from Britain to China, making Hong Kong one of two Special Administrative Regions of the People’s Republic of China (the other is Macau, located across the Pearl River delta from Hong Kong). The city is celebrating the anniversary with […]

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 […]

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