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Vacations Plus Learning Experiences

Whether it’s beautiful Calloway Gardens near Columbus, GA and hearing a gardening expert or it’s Historic Savannah, GA  and benefiting from the teaching of a culinary expert, more and more vacations are coupling with fun opportunities for learning. Recently in the foothills of North Carolina near Ashville, I attended a Plein Air workshop in Saluda. […]

What’s in a Name? for travel destinations

If, like Savannah did recently, you inquired of the man on the street in your destination:  “What is a CVB?”, I contend you would get the same  answers varying from “It’s a governmental agency or it’s a bank!”  Even when local citizens do know, they are often heard saying, “Visitors and Business Bureau” or other […]

Facebook Marketing for Travel

At a recent Regional Tourism meeting, the speaker, Amber Thomas with Engage, shared some astounding statistics.  No doubt there is a decided movement from Internet static links to an Internet of linked people.  According to Thomas, in January 2010 there were 400 plus Million Facebook users!  If Facebook users were a country, they would be […]