For many U.S. and Canadian travel agents, destination weddings and honeymoons are big business:
350,000 destination weddings take place every year – they’re 24 percent of all weddings, in fact.
More than half of those couples say they get outside help planning these trips.
And, 86 percent of them still plan to talk honeymoons after their destination weddings.
To help more agents tap into this market, the Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialists Association (DWHSA) will “soft launch” today, in preparation for a charter membership drive this spring (Feb. 1-April 30). Continue reading →
The UK newspaper, The Guardian, published this terrific short photo essay on scary airports around the world. Pictured: the approach to the runway at St. Barths. My friend Kent Lewis, owner of Uptown Billiards here in Portland, wrote this article for Flying Adventures magazine on his experience learning to land there.