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Fires in Greece

This summer, fires in seaside towns near Athens, Greece were ravaged by intense fires.  More than 90 people perished as a direct result of the fires, most in the resort town of Mati. The question is that if you have a trip planned to the region in the near future, should you cancel?  First, consider […]

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Will Travel Insurance Cover Hurricane Cancellations?

The weather is mostly unpredictable, especially when traveling to a destination such as the Caribbean during hurricane season. Many travelers try to mitigate the risk of weather by purchasing travel insurance. Not all travel insurance policies are created equal.  Many of these policies are very specific about what events are covered, or, are not covered.  […]

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Holiday Travel Volume Highest since 2005

The roads, airports and hotels will be busier this holiday season.  In fact, they will the busiest they have been in more than a decade.  According to the American Automobile Association, more than a million more Americans will be spending the holidays away from home this year than did last year. It’s the highest holiday […]

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St. Maarten Recovery

Hurricane Irma decimated parts of St. Maarten this past fall and many annual visitors have had to change their plans for the upcoming year.  According to the Director of Tourism, the Dutch side of the island lost 70% of the nearly 4,000 guest rooms it had before the storm.  It took months just to get […]

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