News, guidance, and resources for group travel planners

The Holbrook Insider

Webinar Highlights | Pioneers of the Galápagos: The Wittmers

Aug 25, 2020 |

From the Field

| by Lindsay Taulbee

Travel planners who are considering the Galápagos Islands for their future travel offerings will find a destination known for its endemic wildlife, dramatic landscapes, and fascinating human history. Part of that history includes the first permanent settlers who arrived to the islands in the ...

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Should you be planning more domestic travel?

Aug 25, 2020 |

Insider

| by Christopher Bensley

Reasons why staying closer to home may benefit your travel program...

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Manitoba: Attracting scientists, wildlife, and charged particles

High up in Manitoba’s vast province lies Churchill, a city that’s had a long history of visitation from humans, wildlife, and even tiny charged particles emitted by the sun! In our new world of social distancing, and renewed interest in natural places, natural wonders, and the value of ...

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News Bin - August 25, 2020

Aug 25, 2020 |

News Roundup

| by Christa Markley

Bringing you the latest news, information, and resources from around the web. In the August 25 edition, read more about the following:...

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Will coronavirus be a wake-up call for traveling more responsibly?

May 7, 2020 |

Insider

| by Christopher Bensley

Travel Leaders have the chance to present a new path forward “Collectively and individually, we have the opportunity to undertake a smart, responsible recovery and commit to making tangible changes to the way we’ve been traveling,” stated Gregory Miller, Executive Director of the Center for ...

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Destination Spotlight: Australia, Naturally

May 7, 2020 |

Destination Spotlight

| by Meghan Pipa

The reality of travel in the recent global pandemic has many group travel organizers rethinking their programming options and their mix of destinations. With travel planners questioning where to go next, attention is turning to Australia. As one of the most isolated countries in the world, ...

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Navigating the Future of Travel Insurance

May 7, 2020 |

Tips and Resources

| by Lindsay Taulbee

Faced with travel bans, quarantine orders, and cancelled trips, many people are experiencing firsthand just how important travel insurance can be. As a group travel leader, you want to make sure your travelers and their investment are protected, but not all coverage is created equal. In ...

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News Bin - May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 |

News Roundup

| by Meghan Pipa

Bringing you the latest news, information, and resources from around the web. In the May 7 edition, read more about the following:...

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From the field: Video messages from our partners during COVID-19

May 7, 2020 |

From the Field

| by Christa Markley

The global COVID-19 pandemic is creating a multitude of challenges for people across the world in myriad ways, not just logistical. For members of the travel industry, the necessary precautions of social distancing yield an unfortunate effect: there's no way to bring people together to ...

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Mitigating Risk in the Field: What is Your Emergency Plan?

Feb 21, 2020 |

Tips and Resources

| by Christa Markley

As an educational travel planner, it can be daunting to think about health and safety issues that might arise when your students are traveling in the field: the world suddenly seems like one big booby trap....

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