Our Favorite Trips in 2016

We’re recapping the best of our travels this past year to help spur your wanderlust and get your own countdown started! Highlighting the HCTC team’s favorite places they visited in 2016: Denise In August, I was given the opportunity to travel to Argentina. South America hadn’t really been on my bucket list, and I was … Read more

How Do Travel Agents Get Paid?

It’s the number one question I am asked…oddly enough, not by clients, but by people who are interested in becoming a travel professional.   A topic I’ve discussed via Facebook Live but feel it’s worthy of a blog post, so here we go! There are two main sources of income for a travel advisor – commission … Read more

Partner Spotlight! Betina of Borton Overseas

Borton Overseas is a company I came across over five years ago when searching for a tour operator who could handle a family’s request for an in depth itinerary driving around Iceland in 10 days! Borton Overseas went above and beyond, securing them a spot on my A list! I have had the pleasure of … Read more

Beaches Turks and Caicos Review!

I had the opportunity to participate in Sandals and Beaches Resorts “Rising Star” FAM program July 9 – 12 at Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort, so of course, I’m going to tell you about it! Just so we’re clear, the Rising Star program is offered to travel agents who complete their Sandals and Beaches certification (I … Read more

Peru with G Adventures I

I have been building this blog post in my head since the start of our trip – I sure hope it meets your expectations 😉 And this is where memory + lack of notes fail me. This was on our way to Parwa in the Sacred Valley full day 1 where I was going on 3 … Read more

Why Private Tours are Worth the Money!

I know most of us (or at least a majority of us) are on a budget when traveling. Before we go, we are sticking to a number that we need our airfare, transportation cost, hotel costs all to fit within. Then we start adding in tours and the immediate reaction is to keep the cost … Read more

My Favorite Instagram Accounts

I love “IG” more than I love Facebook – I like the lack of words, which is pretty funny for a “talker”. But isn’t the saying “A picture is worth a thousand words”. The more I think about it the more I am sure it’s because of my hashtag obsession. It gives me a sense … Read more

When Your Vacation Goes Wrong – How to Handle a Bad Trip.

It happens.  It happens to me, it happens to my clients (so.embarrassing.), and it will more than likely happen to you at some point in time! Maybe the airline has a delay or change (there is a very high probability of this!), the pre-arranged driver doesn’t meet you at the airport, your room is filfthy and … Read more

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