Every year around this time, I leave my home in chilly Pennsylvania and venture to the West Coast for the GT Tested Reader Survey awards. While packing my short-sleeve shirts for the trip, I always think, "It just won’t feel like Christmastime if it’s 70

On our recent trip to Kauai, my husband and I spent most of one day exploring Waimea Canyon on the island's west side. Mark Twain dubbed it "The Grand Canyon of the Pacific"; and though it isn't as old, deep or large as its Arizona

Upon reading an advertorial in our recent issue about great places to work and play in Italy, it reminded me of the time I visited the country with my family when I was younger. Of course, I was not traveling for business at the time,

It’s that time of year again — when my colleagues and I head to Los Angeles for the annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards. Announced in the December issue of Global Traveler, the 2018 awards will be presented to the winners along with some great

Ever since I joined the team in June of this year, I’ve written about different kinds of MICE facilities. From new convention centers internationally to including the MICE stats on hotels set to open, I have become pretty familiar with the concepts. Despite my growing familiarity with

Last week we reported that, this holiday season, 25 million travelers passed through TSA over the Thanksgiving holiday and more are expected for Christmas and New Year’s — a mind-boggling number stretching the limits of our airports and systems. TSA PreCheck and companies like CLEAR

The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, also known as Lovell Field, is about to become the first airport to be 100 percent solar-powered. Installation of solar panels began this week, and the airport expects to get all of its power needs from the sun by early 2019. Established

As my husband and I made plans for our week's vacation on the island of Kauai in November, we knew we wanted to experience the magnificent and rugged Na' Pali Coast. Accessible only via boat, air or foot, we felt our best option was a

I took yesterday off for a special reason: My favorite kiddos turned 3, and I was taking them to Philadelphia’s Please Touch Museum as their birthday gift. My best friend has twins — a boy and a girl and, given their Dec. 4th birthdays, there are

On my recent trip to Asheville, North Carolina, my group and I wanted to experience the city’s best beer and barbecue. The city is known for its craft beer scene, and there are several popular barbecue restaurants near the breweries. There are about 100 breweries

I recently returned from a lovely business trip to Dubai. I had never been prior, so the prospect for business was quite thrilling. While there, CEO Francis X. Gallagher and I were hosted by the lovely Address Boulevard, a modern, upscale hotel perfect for

We’re sad here in New England. To be precise, that’s SAD, an apt acronym for seasonal affective disorder. Caused by a lack of sunlight, SAD symptoms include despair, dread and depression — what I call the three Ds — as well as lethargy, sleep problems and

On the recommendation of my daughter and son-in-law, who had been to Kauai last spring, my husband and I made reservations for dinner at The Beach House restaurant on the south shore of the island as we were planning our trip there last month. Located in