Speaker’s Travel still thriving after 30 years – Journal and Courier

Jon Speaker with his parents Tom and Rosemary Speaker.(Photo: Provided by Jon Speaker) LAFAYETTE, Ind. —  When Speaker’s Travel & Lion and the Lamb Journeys opened int West Lafayette in 1986 the town housed a total of six travel agencies. Lafayette had 13, according to Tom Speaker, founder and former president of the company. Now, […]

Game on: The travel industry has been quick to jump on the … – The Economist (blog)

Game on: The travel industry has been quick to jump on the … – The Economist (blog)

ONLY readers living under a rock for the past two months will be unaware of Pokémon Go. The smartphone game, which overlays augmented-reality onto real-world locations, has been downloaded some 100m times on Google Play alone. Players hunt for their favourite characters at “Pokéstops” and send them into gladiatorial battle in “Pokégyms”. Some Pokémon are […]

Zika Spreads to Miami Beach, US Expands Travel Warning – Fortune

Zika Spreads to Miami Beach, US Expands Travel Warning – Fortune

Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also suggested that pregnant women who are especially worried about exposure to Zika – which has been […]

Around the world in 15 travel health tips – OUPblog (blog)

Around the world in 15 travel health tips – OUPblog (blog)

It’s time for holidays! Your suitcase is packed, you’re ready to leave, and cannot wait to get a proper tan to show on social media. Mark Twain used to say that “travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness”, but unfortunately the health problems we may come across while travelling are far less poetic. Danger […]

4 Affordable Ways To Travel Long-Term – Huffington Post

When asked about travel, most people say that it’s something they want to do more of but aren’t able to afford. For years, traveling has been looked at like a luxury; something expensive that revolves around resorts, tropical cocktails and shopping sprees in world famous boutiques. However, as more and more of today’s youth are […]

5 coolest travel products currently on Kickstarter | WCSH6.com – WCSH6.com

5 coolest travel products currently on Kickstarter | WCSH6.com – WCSH6.com

Néit is a wheeled, waterproof hard-case suitcase (made of durable Polycarbonate and a strong-but-light aluminum frame) that collapses to a slimmer-than-slim three inches when it is empty and not in use.   (Photo: Kickstarter) There was a time in the not-so-distant past when, if you were shopping for the newest travel gadgets you’d thumb through […]

Travel smarter, easier with these tips – WGN-TV

Spring Break is around the corner and eager travelers are already plotting their summer vacations.  Whether you hit the road or take to the skies, a few simple tricks that may help you get where you’re going with a smile on your face. Booking a flight on-line is the every man’s option these days.  When […]