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​Women ‘Family Travel’ Bloggers Rule

Women Family Travel Bloggers Rule the Internet Used to be they were called “mommybloggers,” but that was before their Klout scores soared and corporations avidly courted them. And while I may be exaggerating, I’m not by much. This group of … Continue reading

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Babymoons, Booties and B&Bs

Babymoons, Booties and B&Bs Jennifer and Craig Ruckert, a very attractive 30 something couple were sitting in front of a terrific fire, enjoying some great cheeses and local wines, a regular pre-dinner ritual  at the Tidewater Inn, in the laid … Continue reading

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When Technology Fails: Guests Locked Out of Rooms

When Technology Fails: Guests Locked Out of Rooms Guests at the Denver Marriott Tech Center would have loved a set of hard keys to their rooms on New Year’s Eve because, as if by magic, a computer malfunction locked every … Continue reading

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Can You Find (and Trust) a Babysitter When You Travel?

Finding (and trusting) a Babysitter While Traveling It’s not easy or always reassuring. You’re on the road for a family vacation. You’ve done lots of family-friendly things and now you and your significant other want a night out. Or at … Continue reading

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Should Travel Writers Ask for Free Trips or Get Paid by a Destination?

Should Travel Writers Ask for Free Trips or Get Paid by a Destination? This started out with a question: Should travel writers ask for free trips. It’s a vexing and contentious issue for travel professionals. The ethical issues are pretty … Continue reading

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Battle of the Review Giants: HolidayCheck vs. TripAdvisor

Battle of the Review Giants: HolidayCheck vs. TripAdvisor In the unfolding drama of  TripAdvisor vs. Fake Reviews that has played out in various travel publications, HolidayCheck has upped the stakes by trumpeting its differences with TripAdvisor relative to the integrity … Continue reading

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When Did Travelers Become Transumers?

When Did Travelers Become Transumers? Get comfortable with the term “Transumer,” because you’ll be hearing it often. Correspondent Charlene Rook uses it in her informative articles in Sparksheet to refer to the flow of goods and services by savvy hospitality … Continue reading

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