Posted on November 19, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Spark your imagination with our guest today from Abercrombie & Kent.  Bob Simpson , Vice President Expedition Cruising reveals a wealth of destinations, and experiences to help you plan a trip of a lifetime. Today we will focus on the Pol ... Read More

Posted on November 12, 2018 by The Travel Authority

If you’re waiting for some sort on intervention before booking your holiday travel, spring break or any travel, I have one word for you “don’t.”  We are currently making lots of reservations now for 2019 to Alaska ... Read More

Posted on November 05, 2018 by The Travel Authority
 

At its semi-annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA) announced the winners of its 2018 MARK TWAIN TRAVEL JOURNALISM CONTEST.

Janet Steinberg, who is our the travel writer for&n ... Read More

Posted on November 05, 2018 by The Travel Authority

This week's podcast is with Debbie Iapalucci, Business Development Manager for Holland America Line. She discusses the OnStage Alaska Event in Traverse City, MI and about Alaska cruising. 

Click here to listen to this week's podc ... Read More

Posted on October 29, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest today is our very own travel consultant Tammy Sofonia. Tammy discusses Spring Break options and how to go about picking the right destination for your family. 

Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on October 23, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest today is Tina White, Director Strategic Accounts at Oceania Cruises will tell us how award winning Oceania Cruies will further our cruies experience with increased sailings to exotic tropical get-a-ways, further north to Alaska and other ... Read More

Posted on October 15, 2018 by The Travel Authority

This week's podcast is with Janet Anderson, Director of National Accounts at Insight Vacations. She discusses their plan for 2019. 

Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on October 15, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Altour/The Travel Authority host Bonnie Pintozzi will share with you why Travel Insurance is so important! Trends with increased airline baggage fees and what Hotel Trends can you expect in 2019 and more. 

Click here to listen to this ... Read More

Posted on September 24, 2018 by The Travel Authority

This week's podcast is with Brendan Halcomb with Celebrity Cruises. Brendan has extensive experience with Alaska and spent numerous years exploring interior of Alaska. He will discuss the "Why Go? Where Go? How Go?".

Click here to listen t ... Read More

Posted on September 17, 2018 by The Travel Authority

This week's podcast is with Steve Smotrys, Director of Sales for Cunard. He will discuss Cunard's rich history, The Queens and returning to Alaska after being away for 20 years. 

Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on September 10, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Want to find out why small ship cruising can be 180 degrees from ordinary.  Dianna Rom, Regional Sales Manager with Windstar Cruises will share with us how no one goes so far to get travelers so close.  Where the allure and beauty and ma ... Read More

Posted on September 04, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Want to know what to expect when you are traveling on a Princess Cruise?  Join Dave Circo, Business Development Manager for Princess Cruises as we travel to amazing destination around the world.

Click here to listen to this week's pod ... Read More

Posted on August 27, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Want to find out why the South Pacific is one of the Bucket List Destinations for almost everyone?  Looking for a unique and exciting North America Vacation? Our guest today Julie Petschler and Wendy Mainerich will tell you how with the Globu ... Read More

Posted on August 20, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Let’s start out today with two words that define travel. They are Pleasant and Holidays.  Our guest today is Nancy Logan, Director of Sales for Pleasant Holidays a company that has been around since 1959. Want to find out about unique e ... Read More

Posted on August 13, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Want to know the difference between a good vacation and a great one.  Joining us today is Nora Berna, Strategic Account Manager for Classic Vacations to tell us how. We will discuss the Classic Vacations difference with extraordinary experien ... Read More

Posted on August 08, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Join Carmen Roig, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales for an intimate exploration into The World of Crystal Cruises. Gain insight from the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line and discover what is true luxury, not a sea of same ... Read More

Posted on August 01, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest is Julie Petschler, DSM at Avalon Waterways and the Globus Brand.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on July 30, 2018 by The Travel Authority

This week was a freestyle show updating on Hawaii and the Caribbean islands and answering travel questions. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on July 30, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week was Shannon McGee Whitebread, Director of Sales at Insight Vacations. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on July 30, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week was Kevin Kline, Cherry Capital Airport Director. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on July 30, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week was Catherine Reilly, Managing Director for Brendan Vacations discussing all things Ireland. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on July 30, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week was Cindy Vezinau, Business Development Manager at Delta Vacations. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on July 09, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week is Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on July 09, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week is Gillett Brescia from Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on June 18, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests this week are Faith Sutkus from Royal Caribbean and Richard Szczepaniak from ALTOUR discussing purchasing foreign currency. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on June 18, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests this week are Faith Sutkus from Royal Caribbean and Richard Szczepaniak from ALTOUR discussing purchasing foreign currency. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on June 14, 2018 by The Travel Authority

JANET STEINBERG, OFFICIAL BLOGGER FOR THE TRAVEL AUTHORITY, WINS HER 44th, 45th & 46th TRAVEL WRITING AWARDS

At its annual meeting in Amarillo, Texas, Central States Chapter of the Society of Amer ... Read More

Posted on June 11, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week is Nora Berna from Classic Vacations. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on June 11, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week is Nora Berna from Classic Vacations. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on June 04, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week is Julie Petschler From Globus Family of Brands. She discusses taking a river cruise on Avalon Waterways and pre and post trips with Globus.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on June 04, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest this week is Julie Petschler From Globus Family of Brands. She discusses taking a river cruise on Avalon Waterways and pre and post trips with Globus.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on May 29, 2018 by The Travel Authority

This week Bonnie Pintozzi is live on board the new Norwegian Cruise Line's ship the Bliss. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on May 29, 2018 by The Travel Authority

This week Bonnie Pintozzi is live on board the new Norwegian Cruise Line's ship the Bliss. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on May 21, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Eric Bacon from Hurtigruten. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on May 21, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Eric Bacon from Hurtigruten. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on May 14, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Steve Smotrys from Cunard. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on May 14, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Steve Smotrys from Cunard. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on May 07, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show were Allycia Auxier from Celebrity Cruises. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on May 07, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Karl Kannstadter from Silverseas. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on April 30, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show were Allycia Auxier from Celebrity Cruises. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on April 30, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show were Allycia Auxier from Celebrity Cruises. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on April 23, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Barbara Davis from American Queen Steamboat Company. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on April 23, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Barbara Davis from American Queen Steamboat Company. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on April 16, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Alex Pinelo from AmaWaterways. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on April 16, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Alex Pinelo from AmaWaterways. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on April 09, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Mark Conray from Silverseas Cruises. We had the opportunity to take our listeners along on what it would be like to cruise with Silversea from the Classic Fleet to the Expeditions. The Silversea difference fr ... Read More

Posted on April 09, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Mark Conray from Silverseas Cruises. We had the opportunity to take our listeners along on what it would be like to cruise with Silversea from the Classic Fleet to the Expeditions. The Silversea difference fr ... Read More

Posted on April 02, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was KC Hoppe from Backroads.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on April 02, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was KC Hoppe from Backroads.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on March 19, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Catherine Reilly from Brendan Vacation speaking about all things Irish and Scott Kuesner from Oceania Cruises. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on March 19, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Catherine Reilly from Brendan Vacation speaking about all things Irish and Scott Kuesner from Oceania Cruises. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on March 12, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on March 12, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on March 06, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Debbie Iapalucci from Holland America Line and Seabourn. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on March 06, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Debbie Iapalucci from Holland America Line and Seabourn. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on February 26, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Gavin Tollman, CEO for Trafalgar Tours and he explored and shared with our listeners the richer and deeper experience of a Trafalgar Tour.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on February 26, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guest on this week's show was Gavin Tollman, CEO for Trafalgar Tours and he explored and shared with our listeners the richer and deeper experience of a Trafalgar Tour.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on February 23, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Balinda DeSantis from Rocky Mountaineer, who discussed exploring the Canadian Rockies in Luxury and our other guest was Faith Stukus from Royal Caribbean Cruise LIne, who discusssed Alaska cruises and the "wow" p ... Read More

Posted on February 19, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Balinda DeSantis from Rocky Mountaineer, who discussed exploring the Canadian Rockies in Luxury and our other guest was Faith Stukus from Royal Caribbean Cruise LIne, who discusssed Alaska cruises and the "wow" p ... Read More

Posted on February 12, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Gillett Brescia, Director of Sales for Regent Seven Sea Cruises and our very own Scott Davis from ALTOUR discussing travel trends. Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on February 12, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Gillett Brescia, Director of Sales for Regent Seven Sea Cruises and our very own Scott Davis from ALTOUR discussing travel trends. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on February 06, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Scott Kluesner from Oceania Cruises and Scott Wiseman, President of Travel Impressions. Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on February 06, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations and Debbie Iapalucci from Holland America. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.. ... Read More

Posted on February 06, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Scott Kluesner from Oceania Cruises and Scott Wiseman, President of Travel Impressions. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on February 06, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations and Debbie Iapalucci from Holland America. Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on January 19, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Julie Petschler with Globus Family Brand. We focused this interview on Avalon Waterways.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on January 19, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Julie Petschler with Globus Family Brand. We focused this interview on Avalon Waterways.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on January 15, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was our very own Scott Davis, SVP Cruises, Tours Groups and Meeting discusses his recent trip to Africa with African Travel.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on January 15, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was our very own Scott Davis, SVP Cruises, Tours Groups and Meeting discusses his recent trip to Africa with African Travel.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on January 08, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Allycia Auxier from Celebrity Cruises.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on January 08, 2018 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Allycia Auxier at Celebrity Cruises.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on January 02, 2018 by The Travel Authority
Meeting and mingling with local folks brings new meaning to travel. Viewing a destination through the eyes of the locals adds another dimension to any trip.  Through such enriching experiences I was able to get a bet ... Read More

Posted on December 28, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Carol Herron from Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Julie Petschler from Globus Family of Brands. Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on December 28, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were our two incredible travel counselors, Christine Rowan from the Visalia, CA office and Ellen Price from the Fresno, CA office. Also, on our show we had Jacqueline Day from Holland America Line. Click here to list ... Read More

Posted on December 28, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Carol Herron from Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Julie Petschler from Globus.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on December 28, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show was Mary McManus from Funjet Vacations.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on December 18, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations and travel news and other travel related updates.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on December 18, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations and travel news and other travel related updates.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on December 11, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Debbie Iapalucci from Holland America and Mary McManus from Funjet Vacations.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on December 11, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Debbie Iapalucci from Holland America and our Mary McManus from Funjet Vacations.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on December 04, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Lisa Presley, BDM at Norwegian Cruise Line and our very own travel specialists Joan Kingsley, Jeffersonville Office and Marion Van Ingen, Highlands Office discussing travel trends.  Click here to listen to ... Read More

Posted on December 04, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Lisa Presley, BDM at Norwegian Cruise Line and our very own travel specialists Joan Kingsley, Jeffersonville Office and Marion Van Ingen, Highlands Office discussing travel trends.  Click here to listen to ... Read More

Posted on November 27, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Scott Kluesner from Oceania Cruises and Allycia Auxier from Celebrity Cruises.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on November 20, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Scott Kluesner from Oceania Cruises and Allycia Auxier from Celebrity Cruises.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on November 20, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Debbie Iapalucci from Holland America Line and Melissa Krueger from Classic Vacations.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on November 20, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Debbie Iapalucci from Holland America Line and Melissa Krueger from Classic Vacations.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on November 13, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations and Sherwin Banda from African Travel.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on November 13, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Janet Anderson from Insight Vacations and Sherwin Banda from African Travel.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on November 06, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Bob Miessler from Azamara Club Cruises and Cindy Vezinau from Delta Vacations.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on November 06, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Bob Miessler from Azamara Club Cruises and Cindy Vezinau from Delta Vacations.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on October 30, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Marianne Hessler, National Account Manager for Royal Caribbean International and our very own Bethanne Harrison-Brown located in our Carmel, IN office.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on October 30, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Marianne Hessler, National Account Manager for Royal Caribbean International and our very own Bethanne Harrison-Brown located in our Carmel, IN office.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on October 23, 2017 by The Travel Authority
 

Dobry den.  (Good day.)  Welcome to Bratislava.BRATISLAVA, the powerful capital of Hungary for more than three centuries during the Middle Ages, is now the bustling modern capital of& ... Read More

Posted on October 23, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Julie Petschler from Globus Family of Brands and Kit van Wagner from Silversea Expeditions and Silversea Cruises.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast ... Read More

Posted on October 23, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Julie Petschler from Globus Family of Brands and Kit van Wagner from Silversea Expeditions and Silversea Cruises.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on October 13, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were our very own Tammy Sofonia, American Express Disney Travel Insider, discussing all things Disney and Catherine Reilly from Brendan Vacations talking about Ireland and Scotland.  Click here to listen to this ... Read More

Posted on October 13, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were our very own Tammy Sofonia, American Express Disney Travel Insider, discussing all things Disney and Catherine Reilly from Brendan Vacations talking about Ireland and Scotland.  Click here to listen to this ... Read More

Posted on October 09, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Peggy Glick from Celebrity Cruises and Paige Schaffer, President & COO, Generali Global Assistance.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast. ... Read More

Posted on October 09, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Peggy Glick from Celebrity Cruises and Paige Schaffer, President & COO, Generali Global Assistance.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

Posted on October 02, 2017 by The Travel Authority

Our guests on this week's show were Carol Herron, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Bob Lepisto from SeaDream Yacht Club.  Click here to listen to this week's podcast.  ... Read More

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