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Dear Traveler,

What makes our travel agency so great?  We believe it is our dedication and willingness to go the extra mile and deliver the best possible travel experience for our clients.  When booking your airfare, we always seek out itineraries that provide the perfect balance of price, value, and convenience. Our customers trust our well-traveled, highly experienced agents to cut through the noise of anonymous, sometimes biased online reviews and recommendations and deliver unforgettable vacation experiences.

For every one of us at EHT, traveling is more than a job – it’s a lifelong passion. Our personal knowledge of destinations from Europe and Australia, to Africa and Asia – comes from repeatedly visiting international destinations to ensure that our clients garner the benefit of our personal experiences.

We believe our openness and honesty with our clients, as well as personal relationships with destination properties, airline representatives and tour operators, provide invaluable insights and services that travelers cannot find on the Internet or with any other agency.

So onward we go!

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Elizabeth Holmes Travel agents have been booking my trips for years. They have taken me through most of Europe and we are currently working on a trip to Japan. Depending on where you want to go, somebody in the office knows what you should do and how to maximize your time. They have been able to tailor each of my trips based off of what I want to do and how much I want to spend; utilizing useful travel best practices that I was usually unaware of. During the planning phase, the EHT team is very responsive and are incredibly capable whether I just need flights booked or need an entire itinerary for the trip.

I have used this company several times over the years, generally to find tour extensions or difficult flights. I have been satisfied on all counts. Their agents are always pleasant and often find flights/extensions that I could not (even after considerable internet searching.)

~ Ray Templin

I have never had anything but stellar service from EHT. I have always had good, prompt responses, from an agent who knows me and makes sure my particular preferences are always addressed.

I highly recommend Elizabeth Holmes Travel agency!! We worked with Yumiko and were very impressed with her knowledge, attention to detail, and her wonderful customer service!! She booked a wonderful vacation to Italy for us. We were so impressed with Yumiko that we have booked another vacation, this one to Australia and New Zealand. There were a lot of different schedules for different people in our party and she was able to accommodate all our needs. I will continue to use EHT for all my travel planning.

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Who We Are: Incognito Global Travel (IGT) is the #1 choice for luxury travel planning in the Seattle area. We are a boutique luxury travel agency providing full-service domestic and international travel planning and concierge services for busy executives, adventure seekers, luxury leisure seekers, or sophisticated world wanders. Being the best in Seattle for travel agencies gives our clients a unique experience coupled with customer service excellence. IGT delivers full-service luxury travel advising and planning to create unique, bespoke, and individually tailored travel experiences, and we specialize in the “unknowns” of luxury travel featuring the World's boldest, most off-the-beaten-path, and distinctive experiences.

Who We Are :

Incognito Global Travel (IGT) is the #1 choice for luxury travel planning in Seattle, its metropolitan area, and destinations a short drive, or private jet charter, outside Seattle. We are a boutique luxury travel agency providing travel planning and concierge services for busy executives, adventure seekers, luxury leisure seekers, or sophisticated world wanders. IGT is one of the premier travel agencies catering to Seattle, its greater metropolitan area, the Puget Sound, and surrounding Cascade Range. IGT delivers full-service luxury travel advising and planning to create unique, bespoke, and individually tailored travel experiences and we specialize in the “unknowns” of luxury travel featuring the worlds boldest, most off-the-beaten-path, and distinctive experiences.

While IGT’s focus is international, as your luxury travel agent for Seattle, and its surrounding area, we offer a wide variety of amazing luxury Seattle area travel packages, weekend get-aways, private jet and boat charters, and all-inclusive experiences tailor-made by our network of locally based travel guides and experts. As a Pacific Northwest and Seattle focused luxury trip planner and concierge, our travel packages extend beyond Seattle and to include luxury experiences from romantic waterfronts, to skiing, boating, and adventure travel of all kinds across much of the Pacific Northwest and Vancouver. Below are just a few of our favorite recommendations for a luxury Seattle travel experience only Incognito Global Travel can provide.

‍ Why Choose Incognito’s Travel Planning Services :

You might ask yourself, “Why should I choose Incognito Global travel planning services, what makes IGT different from the other Seattle area travel agencies?”

‍ 1. Highly Personalized and Expert Service:

‍ At IGT we have highly experienced luxury travel agents specializing in hand-crafted and tailor-made travel adventures services designed to be specific to your needs, desires, and wishes. Combined with our globally connected network of suppliers and our highly personalized service, Incognito Global travel will unlock access to the world’s most spectacular sights—and undiscovered gems—with our exclusive global connections. We’ve forged industry relationships with the most luxurious (and authentic) properties and tour operators across the globe, so our clients get the very best treatment, wherever they go.

You’ll also get the very best authentic experiences. Forget “cookie cutter”— our in-destination guides and experts will take you far beyond the beaten path as you immerse yourself deeply in your destination. Simply put, Incognito Global Travel is your ticket to VIP travel.

‍ 2. Your On-the-Ground Travel Scouts :

It’s not just about our connections—it’s about our first-hand experience discovering the world’s most inspiring destinations. Having set foot in all seven continents and 70+ countries, our global knowledge runs deep. Let us steer you to the places and people who provide truly transformational travel experiences.

‍ 3. Sustainability:

Plus, when we scout out travel experiences to share with our clients, we always have an eye toward sustainability. From luxe eco lodges that champion conservation efforts to local co-ops that keep culture practices alive, we’ll pair you with travel partners who will ensure your vacation dollars are an investment in a community’s thriving future. 

‍ 4. VIP Treatment & Amenities:

We’re proud members of the Virtuoso travel network, an exclusive consortia of leading global travel companies. Through Virtuoso, we get our clients special perks and amenities at sumptuous properties—enjoy pampering extras like complimentary spa credits, breakfast for two, room upgrades, and more.

And of course, you get the VIP treatment from your Incognito travel advisor as well. We’re here for you before, during, and after your travels to support and guide you for a truly exceptional escape—we’ll even reach out to your property to personally request VIP treatment on your behalf. Experience the difference a deeply personal planning approach and concierge service can make. ‍

Visit Seattle and the Pacific Northwest in Luxury:

‍ Seattle's easygoing and unhurried personality, combined with its distinctive and varied neighborhoods and creative weather patterns, provides a unique canvas for those looking for an off-the-beaten-path, cosmopolitan meets rugged outdoors, luxury adventure. Surrounded by water, with Puget Sound and Lake Washington, the “Emerald City” is prized for outdoor pursuits like whale watching, kayaking, hiking, and camping. Moreover, ski slopes are easily within reach at the nearby Olympic Mountains; and the behemoth Mount Rainier often provides postcard views from most everywhere in the city. On top of all this, I don’t know if you heard, but Seattle is home to some pretty good coffee. It boasts a healthy art, music, and theater scene, plenty of history, and culture. And while travelers like to bemoan the weather it is actually part of the charm of Seattle, and in actuality there is less precipitation here than other similar cities like Boston and New York. Cloudy skies should not stop you from getting out and exploring Seattle and the Pacific Northwest has to offer. In fact, I enjoy all Seattle and its surroundings have to offer enough to say that it’s one big city, like Denver and Boston where I could happily settle-down.

The ideal time to adventure to Seattle is from July to mid-October for sunny skies, outdoor activities, festivities, nature and outdoor events, and limited precipitation. Outside this window, April and May provide better sightseeing weather. You’ll likely find the city cold, drab, and soggy from late-October through February, but what a great opportunity for ski trips, museums, entertainment, and restaurants.

Ask anyone from the Pacific Northwest and they will tell you they love the area and the access to incredible outdoor activities. If you love nature, natural beauty, sustainability, and the outdoors the Pacific Northwest has an experience for you, and Incognito Global Travel planners can get you there in luxury. From sunset cruises, to a San Juan Island Kayak tour, to Camping and “Glamping” opportunities, Seattle offers natural adventures to tame your wanderlust!  Here are just a few recommendations to wet your pallet for Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.

  • Start your day at a cute Coffee Shop or Visit the Original Starbucks 
  • Visit the Iconic Pike Place Public Market
  • Go on a Food and Wine Tasting Tour
  • Discover the Recognizable Space Needle
  • Play at Golden Gardens Park
  • Catch the Seahawks, Mariners, or the Newest NHL Franchise in 2022 the “Kraken”
  • Stand-Up Paddle Board, or Kayak, on Lake Union
  • Stroll Discover Park and Visit the Lighthouse 
  • Catch a Cabaret Show at The Pink Door
  • Go Brewery Hopping
  • Ferry to Bainbridge Island
  • Spot Whales in the San Juan Islands
  • Take a day trip to Wine Country
  • Go Underground on a Subterranean Walking Tour

Incognito can craft an amazing all-inclusive Seattle and Pacific Northwest travel package tailor-made specifically for your desires. Choose IGT as your #1 Travel agency in Seattle for your next trip!

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Next, we’ll share the planning fee to get started, which depends on the complexity of your desired trip. Then we’ll dive into the research, creating a proposed itinerary just for you. We’ll work with you to refine your itinerary to your exact specifications.

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When you depart for your Incognito journey, you’ll do so with full confidence—because we’re here to support you through it all. If any issues or questions arise, just reach out to us or our in-destination partners so we can troubleshoot them for you.

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Welcome to Stellar Travel, your compass in the world of luxury travel services. As seasoned experts in curating dream vacations for over four decades, we specialize in transforming your travel aspirations into exquisite, unforgettable holidays. Our clients agree, we’re the premier travel agency in Seattle and Bellevue. Situated in the heart of the vibrant Pacific Northwest, we serve as a beacon for travelers who crave unparalleled adventures and seamless elegance. Whether you long for the majestic tranquility of secluded beaches or the pulse of a cosmopolitan skyline, our dedicated team guarantees a journey tailored to your desires. From securing exclusive accommodations to orchestrating private tours, our travel agency in Seattle and Bellevue ensures each detail is a testament to luxury and personalization. Discover the world through Stellar Travel’s lens and embark on an experience that transcends the ordinary. Let’s chart your course to extraordinary today.

Stellar Travel has spent over 40 years earning the confidence of our business and vacation travelers. Our team of friendly advisors will use their deep experience and connections to customize your trip. And we’ll tap our exclusive worldwide relationships for special perks and upgrades.

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Our Seattle City Tours have all the best Seattle attractions that you can see from the comfort of our spacious coach buses!

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Mt Rainier Tour from Seattle

Touring at its finest with knowledgeable guides, comfortable mini-coaches, and 3 convenient meeting locations from downtown Seattle. Experience old-growth forests, wildflower-filled meadows, and thundering waterfalls on this tour of Mt. Rainier.

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Pre-Alaska Cruise Transportation and City Tour

Make the most of your time and money by combining tour and transportation with our Pre-Cruise City Tour! It also includes a 3-hour tour of Seattle. Consider this tour your Seattle hotel cruise port shuttle, with local culture added on top.

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2-Day Olympic National Park Tour

Explore the stunning natural beauty of Olympic National Park on this 2-day tour. K nowledgeable guides, comfortable mini-coaches, and 3 convenient meeting locations from downtown Seattle create a smooth, enjoyable experience. This is your chance to wander through alpine meadows and lush rainforests. Cameras at the ready!

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Explore Seattle at your own pace on this private and professionally-guided city tour. The tour begins from your hotel, where your personal local expert will pick your party up in a Pearl Chevrolet Suburban LTZ.

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Private Charters with Tours Northwest are your best option for airport or cruise ship transportation, shuttles to events and business meetings, or regular outings such as school sports events.

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Tours Northwest is a local, family-owned company that has been operating in Seattle for the past 30+ years. We offer tours in Seattle, Washington such as our Premier 3-Hour Seattle City Tour year-round. Beginning in May, we showcase our all-day scenic tour to Mt. Rainier ! Our recent addition of the 2-Day Olympic National Park Tour provides an exclusive tour from Seattle of the lush Hoh Rainforest, sea stack filled Pacific coastline, and Hurricane Ridge.

Our Seattle Tours offer a perfect orientation overview of the Pacific Northwest with authentic and memorable insights into the city of Seattle and surrounding areas, covering geography, culture, food, history, and architecture. Get a chance to see the massive Boeing factory and impressive 777 planes being built on our unique Private SUV Boeing Factory Tour . We provide transportation services and tours from most hotels in downtown Seattle. Our 14 to 32 passenger mini-coaches are comfortable with large, oversized windows so you won’t miss a thing.

We take pride in having the best tour guides and great reviews on every platform. Additionally, we have our personable and helpful office staff that answer phones LIVE and PROMPTLY from 7 AM to 7 PM PST.

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Avery was our tour guide and he was amazing!! Knowledgeable, funny, personable and kind to my ADA grandmother. We enjoyed seeing all the sights. Would highly recommend this tour, and would highly recommend requesting Avery as your guide if that's at all possible!!

What a way to see Mt Rainer! Lucinda was the perfect guide, very knowledgeable, willing to lend a helping hand, who truly enjoys what she does and I feel like she went above and beyond! We had perfect viewing conditions and our guide took us to all the perfect picturesque spots! Would highly recommend this tour!

I enjoyed this tour and the pace of it given my lengthy travel the day before to get to Seattle. The tour guide was knowledgeable, quirky and made everyone feel at home immediately. He was very warm, and took care of us throughout our stops, especially when I got lost. There was a lot to see of urban and suburban and the pace, stop-offs and breaks were all good and reasonable in length. There was alot of knowledge being passed, and he provided a backbone to the start up, progress and history of the city. That really helped me for the rest of my stay in Seattle and other tours I took. I’d recommend this tour. There isn’t a lot of walking but i left feeling I had a better feel for the city and it’s people.

This was an excellent way to see the majority of the park and explore various highlights including several waterfalls, with a limited amount of time. The guide, Andreas, was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and shared insights regarding the history and seasonal changes within the park. Highly recommend this trip.

We thought we had missed the tour by mis-reading the pick-up time. We phoned the company (and spoke to a live person) and they agreed to circle back to pick us up! We are soooo glad we didn't miss it. Steve was an amazing guide with wonderful insights into the city history, amusing quips about area, and he simply made the tour a memorable event. Well worth the time and money.

Great time! Our driver/tour guide, Ken, was fantastic, very knowledgeable! Would give us little tidbits of info on Seattle as we left Seattle and also when returning besides plenty info on Mt Rainier. I was very impressed with his amount of knowledge. Wish I could have retained all of it, lol. The views as we drove up the mountain were gorgeous and he would always gave us a heads up so we could have our phones/cameras ready to snap. He would also make stops on the way back so we could have more time to take the scenery in. Make sure to bring snacks along and we were able to stop at a grocery store with a great deli so we could purchase something for our lunch for later. Our final stop did not have a big choice and also had long lines. Glad we purchased our deli items ahead of time. Gave us more time to explore the area. Great Day!!!

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We are avid perfectionists. Passionate travelers. Client focused professionals. We realize there’s a heightened need for reliable, emotionally intelligent, travel assistance.

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As a leading travel advising agency in Seattle, we are here to provide you with the most detailed and dedicated luxury travel service in the business.

Did you know it was possible to fly private, for the same or less cost of a traditional plane ticket? Opportunities are endless when working with us. We look out for your time and interest. As seasoned travelers who understand that everyone is an individual; we will create a bespoke vacation based on your personal requirements and desires.

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We know our stuff. Along with access to exclusive travel offers, we take extra steps to create seamless travel experiences. We provide destination tips and advisories to expand traveler awareness.

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We pride ourselves on being both personable and professional travel partners. No sales pressure or pushy pitches. As a boutique agency, we provide a laid back and gimmick free experience.

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We don't cut corners, and neither should you. Expect personalized attention and intuitive follow-up. Learning your travel likes and dislikes allows us to take the guesswork out of travel planning.

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Dani Travels provides expert assistance in carefully crafting luxury 5-star-plus itineraries to the best destinations in the world. With access to many unpublished rates and packages that are truly special, you can choose from a wide variety of top-tier experiences. Whether you’re planning a group  river cruise , solo spa trip , or an ultra-luxe 6-star getaway , we strive for minimizing chaos and maximizing comfort.

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Expect to receive solid support from seasoned professionals that love travel. We’re admittedly picky travelers; and would never propose or book a trip that we wouldn’t take ourselves. Direct relationships with a global network of industry contacts allows us to take that extra step most others miss. Let us take the guesswork out of your luxury trip planning experience. It would be our pleasure.

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Answer a short set of focused questions about your upcoming travel details. This will allow us to determine next steps and get familiar with your luxury travel requirements. We'll respond within 48 business hours if our services are a match.

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We schedule a convenient phone call for us to confirm details and discuss your ideal trip. To get started on finer points, we do secure a planning fee for certain itineraries. Our terms and planning agreement are sent over for review and sign-off.

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We'll reconnect to create your travel proposal. Once you’re completely satisfied, we handle the rest. Confirmations and guidance are sent electronically. All you have left to do, is go! You'll have 24/7 on ground and/or at-sea support.

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58 Stars is a luxury travel agency that creates tailored, seamless, custom travel with insider-style itineraries that leave our clients soul-struck and awe-inspired.

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We work with you to create genuine, custom-crafted travel experiences with a locals’ perspective and a luxurious flair. When your travel is crafted by 58 Stars luxury travel agency, everything is taken care of for you – all you have to do is take it all in.

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Rare interactions are made possible because our connections run deep and far. To us, travel is about the journey and the destination – and the glorious afterglow that happens when you’ve experienced another trip of a lifetime. We are luxury travel agent specialists, but we see it as art.

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We – that is, you and us – are a tribe of seekers.

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Wanderlust, wonder, and insatiable curiosity courses through our veins. It has for centuries. From the earliest days, like-minded explorers used the same 58 stars to navigate the unknown. They trusted these stars. Revered these stars.

It is with this same confident, expert guidance that 58 Stars brings the world to our clients and brings our clients deep inside the worlds they crave.

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58 Stars brings the world to our clients with custom-crafted, luxury travel vacations designed to your exact specifications. We are a luxury travel agency, providing you with options for destinations, experiences, and excursions – you just pick what you fancy. At 58 Stars, the world is entirely yours – and our luxury travel agent specialists are here to help you navigate it.

Every traveler is a little different. At 58 Stars, we custom craft genuine, unique experiences.

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Leave the planning in our hands. From small to large groups, we make it easy to create one-of-a-kind group travel experiences. We simplify all the logistics of booking your experiences and make sure that your journey is customized to everyone’s travel needs and interests, delivering the perfect group vacation for all to enjoy.

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Our experts specialize in luxury vacations, travel concierge, and more. Individually and collectively, our global connections run deep and far. To airlines and cruise lines, boutique hotels, local tour companies, global resorts, and more. This gives us an unmatched advantage in delivering unique luxury travel experiences for our clients.

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“Well, that was extraordinary. About a year ago our brother-in-law casually invited us to tag along on a family trip in Africa. Our kick-ass nephew Dawit was adopted from Ethiopia five years ago and the whole pack of nephews (four in all: Jack — 19, Luke — 17, Dawit — 15 and Josh — 14) and Steve’s sister Chris and brother-in-law John were all going to Ethiopia to visit with Dawit’s birth family, and were then headed to Botswana to go on a safari. Did we want to go? Steve was unflinchingly a yes vote, and I hedged for 5 minutes and then realized it was a once-in-a-lifetime offer. This is likely the last gasp with the pack of nephews in one place before they scatter to adulthood, and the chance to go to Africa with them on the heels of a visit to Dawit’s motherland? A true wouldn’t-miss-it opportunity. So, Africa we booked! We hadn’t ever planned on going to Africa, and certainly not for a safari (Expensive! Far! How much more impressive could animals be?) but we paid our deposit and figured the year-from-now day would come.”

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Leavenworth Tour from Seattle

Vibrant town and the ambiance of Bavaria, Leavenworth is the most popular tourist destination in Washington after Seattle.

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Snoqualmie Falls & Wineries Tour from Seattle

Marvel at the majestic Snoqualmie Falls, a natural wonder that towers over Niagara Falls by 100 feet. Explore the scenic foothills of the Cascade range, where lush forests and rushing rivers await. Indulge in the finest wines and whiskies of Woodinville, a charming town with a rich heritage. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the best of Washington’s beauty and bounty.

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Mount Rainier National Park Tour from Seattle

Escape the heat and enjoy a refreshing day trip to Mount Rainier National Park. Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of an active volcano, covered with glaciers and surrounded by wildflowers. drive through the stunning landscapes, and spot wildlife like elk, bears, and eagles. Experience the majesty of nature at its finest. Book your Mount Rainier adventure today and make memories that will last a lifetime.

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The Best of Seattle and Majestic Snoqualmie Waterfalls in one day

Discover the Emerald City, where nature and urban life coexist in harmony. Seattle is also a hub of innovation and culture, where world-class companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks and Boeing have made their mark. Experience the vibrant neighborhoods and attractions that make Seattle unique. Book your tour today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

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The town is famous for its German-style architecture, shops, and restaurants, as well as its spectacular Christmas lighting ceremonies on the first three weekends of the month. 

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Hotel Engine

Hotel Engine

Hotel Engine is a Denver-based, high-growth travel tech company that focuses on one goal — making business lodging simpler. We’re on a mission to become the global leading platform for business lodging, by providing a savings-driven and easy-to-use platform. And with more than 200 employees serving 35K+ businesses, we are well on our way to achieving that goal.

Vacasa

Find your next vacation home, inquire about our property management services, explore job opportunities, or just learn more about us at Vacasa.com

BagsUp

BagsUp helps people find answers in the travel data around them. We do this by liberating the data buried in your spreadsheets, databases and networks into beautiful products that help you understand context and take action.

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Tell us where you are and we'll find you the perfect scenic drive. Whether you are looking for a day trip, weekend getaway, or planning a family vacation, myscenicdrives.com provides you with the tools and information you need to hit the road. Each of our pre-planned routes includes a full description, interactive map, recommended places of interests, free GPS directions, and more! A different road trip awaits you on myscenicdrives.com.

Expedia Group

Expedia Group

Expedia Group powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com.

boam

boam is building the future of personalized restaurant discovery. The platform’s smart restaurant recommendation engine makes it easy for people to find their next meal. By analyzing millions of data points from the best review sites, critics, delivery platforms, and other tools, boam finds the best restaurant options for any meal.

Egencia

As the corporate travel brand of Expedia Group, Egencia is the most traveler-centric business travel company. We create a place where you can get end-to-end travel booking, true customer service and game-changing technology to help seamlessly manage travel and shape your company's travel culture.

MileLogr

MileLogr uses your calendar to create mileage logs

magniX

magniX is enabling a new era of aviation with a powerful, efficient, all electric propulsion system for commercial aerospace and defense.

Migo

Migo serves up your full spectrum of on-demand transportation choices on one screen. Real-time price and wait time estimates mean no more switching between apps to see who's closest or which one is surging. Migo even shows you your options from the apps you wouldn't typically open. Like taxi and car, bike and scooter shares.

Domicile

Blending the best of alternative lodging and hotels, Domicile is a new way to stay for business. Our fully furnished luxury apartments are conveniently located near your workplace and are three times the size of an average hotel room while also offering the consistent, high-quality experience and amenities that you expect from leading business hote

Triperiod

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Ramah National Commission

Ramah Israel builds educational experiences with organized groups and individuals from a broad range of Jewish backgrounds and communities. We strive to emphasize the foundations of Israel within the Jewish tradition against the backdrop of modern Jewish statehood. Contact: 212-678-8883

Europe Express

Europe Express

Europe Express is an international travel wholesaler that distributes to travel agents only. Located in Bothell, WA, the corporation is a leading wholesale travel provider to Europe for over 25 years.

Stay Alfred

Stay Alfred

Stay Alfred has created an entirely new segment in the hospitality industry that offers hotel-style accommodations in high-end downtown apartment buildings in the best downtown locations.

Motus

Just as companies need vehicle, mobility and location programs, they need an efficient interface to manage them. Built on a multi-tenant, service-oriented architecture, our cloud-based platform is secured by advanced security and privacy technologies that safeguard sensitive data and automate compliance with data protection regulations. Our platform simplifies the complexities of managing mobility, vehicle and location programs. A single set of solutions makes WorkLife easier for both employees in the field and administrators behind the screen.

Loftium

Loftium is a fast growing Seattle-based technology startup that uses Airbnb to provide innovative new paths to affordable housing. We’re a nimble team that’s fast-paced, diverse, and places a premium on learning, experimentation, and results. We are growing like crazy so this is a fantastic opportunity to get in early and make a huge impact!

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Travel application that lets you find and share recommendations with your friends in a unique visual way. Get the app on the App Store or Google Play.

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Our algorithms mine, fuse and structure data from many sources (weather, facilities, terrain, traffic, prices), compare all destinations at once and identify where the best conditions for vacations, sports and activities are, anywhere in the world with months in advance.

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Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 33,000 cities and 192 countries.

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This Pacific Northwest Hub Has Something for Every Traveler — From an Iconic Fish Market to the Sky-high Space Needle

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The Pacific Northwest is known for its unadulterated natural beauty — from picturesque waterfronts to mountains beyond the city — and truly excellent coffee. And Seattle, as a hub of the PNW, is a perfect gateway to the area. Seattle feels simultaneously like a buzzing city and an outdoor lover's paradise. Lined by the Puget Sound, Lake Union, and Lake Washington, it's also home to some of the best seafood in the country, which is part of the reason why its food scene is so revered. Beyond the terrific restaurants, Seattle is known for its long and storied music history — it's the land of Jimi Hendrix, The Postal Service, Nirvana, Macklemore, Foo Fighters, and Pearl Jam, among others.

As for Seattle's tourist attractions, you'll spend your days taking the monorail between sites like Pike Place Market, Olympic Sculpture Park, and the Space Needle. From strolling Pike Place Market at lunch, to curling up with a book at a local coffee shop on a rainy afternoon, to hitting the music clubs in Belltown, you'll spend a few days in Seattle and quickly find you'll never want to leave.

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The best time to visit Seattle is from June to October. Seattle sees a lot of rain, but June, July, and August are the driest months. And with the breeze coming off the Puget Sound, the summers aren't too hot. It starts to cool down in September and October, but the fall in Seattle is crisp and inviting, especially as the abundant trees change color.

As for events to keep on your radar, April is a big month for Seattle because it brings both the Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Beyond the flower shows, the Seattle International Film Festival is in June, the Seattle International Beerfest is in July, and the Seattle Marathon is in November.

Seattle Center is one of the most important tourist attractions in the city. It spans 74 acres and was once the site of the 1962 World's Fair. Within Seattle Center, you'll find the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass, among other attractions.

The Seattle monorail is a scenic, above-ground train that runs from Seattle Center to Westlake Center, which lies three blocks from Pike Place Market. A monorail ride costs $3 and is a great way to get around when you're sightseeing in the city.

Seattle is a tech capital of America, home to the headquarters of Amazon, IMDB, and Zillow, among other influential companies.

The city is also an important music hub, where you can always catch up-and-coming bands at clubs in Belltown. Plenty of A-list musical talent has come out of the Seattle area, from Jimi Hendrix to Death Cab for Cutie.

Seattle's Pike Place Market is one of the oldest-operating farmers' markets in America. It opened in 1907.

Trains: King County Metro has four different railway options: the Link light rail, Seattle Center Monorail, Seattle streetcar, and the Sounder train. The Link runs through downtown Seattle all the way to Sea-Tac Airport. Meanwhile, the Seattle streetcar has three different lines operating throughout the city. The Sounder train is a commuter rail that brings passengers outside the city limits. And finally, the monorail, which costs $3 for adults and $1.50 for kids, runs from the Space Needle at Seattle Center to Westlake Center, located just three blocks from Pike Place Market.

Buses: King County Metro offers more than 200 buses to take you around Seattle and the surrounding areas. Find a list of bus lines and their schedules here . You can pay for the bus with an ORCA card or with the exact fare in cash. (It's worth noting that bus drivers will not be able to offer you change.) Bus rides cost $2.50. Car Service and Taxis: Uber and Lyft both service Seattle. You can also find a taxi easily at the airport or select stands around the city, but it's easier to schedule one through a service like Seattle Yellow Cab. For a black car service, try local companies like Seattle Royal Town Car.

Thompson Seattle

Address: 110 Stewart St., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 623-4600 Book Now

Located right near Pike Place Market, Thompson Seattle has lavish modern decor, a fantastic cocktail program at its rooftop lounge, Nest, and rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the Puget Sound. Choose from king bed rooms, one- or two-bedroom suites, or residences — the rooms and suites are outfitted with modern art and Sealy Tempur-Pedic mattresses.

Hotel Theodore

Address: 1531 7th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 621-1200 Book Now

This downtown boutique hotel fuses modern decor with regal design. The common spaces have high ceilings, inviting light to pour in, and the hotel boasts a museum-quality art collection. Looking for a special occasion room to reserve? The 2,000-square-foot penthouse, called The Residence , takes up the hotel's entire 19th floor and has three terraces.

Address: 1112 4th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 264-6000 Book Now

W Hotels are known for their vibrancy, and the W Seattle's interiors bring the colorful palette to the next level. The W Seattle's programming is inspired by the city's musical roots — the property has a private recording studio, the W Sound Suite, as well as a live music series hosted at the hotel.

The Alexis Royal Sonesta Hotel Seattle

Address: 1007 1st Ave., Seattle, WA 98104 Phone: (206) 624-4844 Book Now

Walking distance from Pioneer Square, the Seattle waterfront, and Pike Place Market, The Alexis Royal Sonesta Hotel Seattle is an updated property that dates back to 1901. Decorated with a collection of local art and serving craft cocktails at The Bookstore Bar & Café, this is an eclectic spot that really embraces the artistic and cultural flair of Seattle.

The State Hotel

Address: 1501 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (800) 827-3900 Book Now

From The State Hotel, you can walk a few minutes to Pike Place or the monorail, which takes you right to Seattle Center. The State Hotel is home to Ben Paris, a restaurant serving elevated American food, and 91 beautifully appointed rooms.

Motif Seattle

Address: 1415 5th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 971-8000 Book Now

The atmosphere at Motif is heavily inspired by Seattle's vibrant music and arts scene. The downtown hotel has a chic rooftop lounge, and its restaurant, Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails, is not to be missed.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle

Address: 1101 4th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 621-1770 Book Now

Kimpton's reputation as a boutique-feeling, elevated hotel experience translates perfectly in Seattle. The Kimpton Hotel Monaco, situated in downtown Seattle, is decorated with greenery and inviting fire pits, and the rooms offer romantic city views.

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Address: 99 Union St., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 749-7000 Book Now

The Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is known, among other things, for its heated rooftop infinity pool that appears to cascade right into Elliott Bay. Many of the accommodations, from the corner deluxe rooms to the two-bedroom suites, have beautiful views of Elliott Bay and the Puget Sound. The hotel also has multiple on-site dining options, including Goldfinch Tavern and a rooftop bar. Plus, it's steps from Pike Place Market.

The Edgewater

Address: 2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121 Phone: (206) 792-5959 Book Now

The Edgewater celebrates rock 'n roll in downtown Seattle on Pier 67. With waterfront-view rooms, Six Seven restaurant on the Puget Sound, and guitars available for guests to rent, this is not your average hotel stay.

Inn at the Market

Address: 86 Pine St., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 443-3600 Book Now

The Inn at the Market is aptly named, seeing as though it's located within the renowned Pike Place Market. With rooms overlooking the bay and a rooftop deck where you'll experience the Pike Place atmosphere firsthand, this 79-room inn is abuzz with Seattle flavor.

Palihotel Seattle

Address: 107 Pine St., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 596-0600 Book Now

The 96-room Palihotel Seattle is situated right across from Pike Place Market and Elliott Bay. The enclave on Pine Street features eclectic touches, like Smeg fridges in all the rooms, and is also home to The Hart and the Hunter, a Palisociety restaurant that started in Los Angeles and has since expanded to the Emerald City.

Address: 2408 NW 80th St., Seattle, WA 98117 Phone: (206) 472-4150

Situated in the Ballard neighborhood, Cafe Munir is a Mediterranean restaurant that stands out in the city's dining scene. You'll love the marinated chicken, mezze platters, and kabobs — all for a reasonable price.

Off the Rez Cafe

Address: 4300 15th Ave. NE, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Seattle, WA 98105 Website

Originally a favorite Seattle food truck, Off the Rez has now set up a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. It serves Indian fusion tacos on delicious fresh-fried bread.

Address: 1054 N. 39th St., Seattle, WA 98103 Phone: (206) 632-0185 Website

Kamonegi is an exquisite Japanese restaurant under acclaimed chef Mutsuko Soma. You'll find soba dipping noodles, chicken katsu sandwiches, and innovative dishes like duck fat eggplant and foie gras tofu.

Address: 2576 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109 Phone: (206) 283-3313 Website

One of Seattle's all-time great upscale restaurants, Canlis has been around since the 1950s. It specializes in New American cuisine, and its posh dining room is situated right on the water with a gorgeous view of the sound.

Address: 1531 14th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Phone: (206) 251-7673 Website

A luxurious Italian restaurant serving handmade pasta, Spinasse also has a terrific wine list and location. Try the tajarin al ragù , the risotto with matsutake mushrooms, and the 14-month aged prosciutto di parma .

Address: 300 E Pike St. #1200, Seattle, WA 98122 Phone: (206) 557-7273 Website

French-Vietnamese fusion is what you'll find at Stateside. On East Pike Street in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, this upscale joint is decorated with tropical plants and printed wallpaper, and the food is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Address: 1040 E. Union St., Seattle, WA 98122 Phone: (206) 900-8699 Website

Bateau is a luxe steakhouse with French flair. Under chef Taylor Thornhill, the grass-fed steaks are prepared with precision, as are various other meat-forward French delicacies, like steak tartare. The whole experience comes together in a room with inviting modern decor and a chic bar lined with brass stools.

Cafe Campagne

Address: 1600 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 728-2233 Website

A French-style brasserie within Pike Place Market, Cafe Campagne is a lovely place to take a load off during a day of sightseeing. Fancy a post-shopping cocktail in the afternoon? They have innovative drinks here, which pair perfectly with a slice of fresh-from-the-oven crab quiche.

Piroshky Piroshky

Address: 1908 Pike Pl., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 441-6068 Website

Visiting Piroshky Piroshky, a renowned Polish bakery across from Pike Place Market, is a must while at the public market. Try their stuffed piroshkies, from beef and potato to the chicken, curry, and rice option.

Herkimer Coffee

Address: Multiple Locations Website

Can you go to Seattle and not have phenomenal, locally roasted coffee? Herkimer Coffee is the place to find exceptional Pacific Northwest coffee. Established in Seattle in 2003, this company purchases sustainable beans from farms growing "complex coffees" and roasts the beans in house daily.

Pike Place Market (Public Market Center)

Address: 85 Pike St., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 682-7453 Website

Pike Place Market is simultaneously a top Seattle attraction, food hall, farmers' market, and shopping venue. In short, it's a main event in Seattle. Come for lunch, do some shopping, or just grab an iced coffee and wander the market, taking in the spectacle.

Space Needle

Address: 400 Broad St., Seattle, WA 98109 Phone: (206) 905-2100 Website

Opened in 1962, the Space Needle towers at 605 feet tall. The 520-foot observation deck is purposely shaped like a saucer, as part of the tower's futuristic aesthetic. General admission tickets cost $35, senior citizens pay $30, and children 12 and under are charged $26.

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Address: 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109 Phone: (206) 753-4940 Website

Right next to the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass is an exhibit within the Seattle Center. The sculpture garden and art exhibition showcases the work of Dale Chihuly. You can buy combined access tickets for the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass for $49 ($39 for seniors and $34 for youths).

Olympic Sculpture Park

Address: 2901 Western Ave., Seattle, WA 98121 Phone: (206) 654-3100 Website

Owned and operated by the Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park is a fantastic outdoor display of modern and contemporary sculpture. The nine-acre area of landscape art has an indoor pavilion, and the space extends all the way to the shores of the Puget Sound.

Seattle Center

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Address: 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109 Phone: (206) 684-7200 Website

A number of Seattle's great attractions are within the Seattle Center, including the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Seattle Center takes up 74 acres in the city's Uptown Arts and Cultural District. It was the site of the 1962 World's Fair, and today, the space is focused on advancement, social and racial justice, sustainability, and the arts.

The Museum of History & Industry

Address: 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109 Phone: (206) 324-1126 Website

The Museum of History & Industry — affectionately called Mohai by those in the know — is right by the water and delves into the innovation roots of Seattle. Visit permanent exhibits like the Bezos Center for Innovation (which looks at the technological past, present, and future of Seattle) and Maritime Seattle (which explores how maritime and industrial activities have influenced the city).

Museum of Pop Culture

Address: 325 5th Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109 Phone: (206) 770-2700 Website

The Museum of Pop Culture was founded by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen in 2000. The museum boasts one of the largest collections of "contemporary pop culture historical objects" in the world. Get ready to see Jimi Hendrix's hat, Janis Joplin's feather boa, iconic turntables from generations past, and an impressive display of new-age artistry.

Gas Works Park

Address: 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103 Phone: (206) 684-4075 Website

Sprawled in the middle of Seattle is a manicured, 19-acre park on a site that was once a coal gasification plant. It has a beautiful view of Lake Union, and much of the old equipment used by the Seattle Gas Light Company plant has been preserved within the park.

Seattle Aquarium

Address: 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 386-4300 Website

What better way to experience the marine wildlife of the Pacific Northwest than by visiting the Seattle Aquarium? The Seattle Aquarium is focused on the conservation of marine animals that live on the Puget Sound and the Pacific Northwest. On the Puget Sound and Salish Sea, the aquarium is home to puffins, octopuses, otters, and seals, among other animals.

The Center for Wooden Boats

Address: 1010 Valley St., Seattle, WA 98109 Phone: (206) 382-2628 Website

Boating is extremely popular in Seattle during the warmer months. It's an opportunity to see the city from a new vantage point while being outside. If you're not exactly a speed demon, renting a wooden sailboat is a perfect way to glide serenely on Lake Union. Rent a boat from The Center for Wooden Boats' South Lake Union boathouse, or sign up for a private sailing lesson.

Elliott Bay Book Company

Address: 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Phone: (206) 624-6600 Website

Elliott Bay Book Company has a terrific assortment of new and used books. The enormous space has character, with distinctive ceiling beams and wooden shelves, plus it's packed from floor to ceiling with books.

Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market isn't a place to shop in Seattle — it's the place to shop. This open-air food market has prepared foods, restaurants, and high-end vendors selling chocolates, cheeses, seafood, wine, and more. Keep your eyes peeled for the fishmongers observing a time-honored tradition: throwing a nice piece of fish across the market before selling it.

Beecher's Handmade Cheese

Address: 1600 Pike Pl., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 956-1964 Website

Beecher's is one of the most talked-about shops in Pike Place Market. The renowned cheese shop has even expanded to New York City, but the original is here in Seattle. Visit to learn about the craftsmanship behind their cheese, and walk away with an armload of fromage .

Address: 1435 1st Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 622-0141 Website

At DeLaurenti, you'll find cheeses, premade Italian goods, and high-end wines. Think of this Italian enclave less as a wine store and more as a niche, upscale grocery. DeLaurenti sources wines locally (you'll find a fair share of Willamette Valley pinot noirs from the neighborhooding state of Oregon), but it also has an impressive selection of imported bottles.

Pacific Place

Address: 600 Pine St., Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 405-2655 Website

At this downtown Seattle shopping center, you'll find a mix of legacy fashion brands and boutique stores. Visitors can expect beloved lines, like Aveda and Lululemon, but also an art gallery and a showroom with jewelry from local artisans.

Fremont Vintage Mall

Address: 3419 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103 Phone: (206) 329-4460 Website

The Fremont Vintage Mall is where you'll find 40-year-old wicker chairs in mint condition, silk bomber jackets at a great price, and used books. The mall sells some of the very best antiques in Seattle, all with eclectic flair.

Address: 1525 Melrose Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Phone: (206) 641-7646 Website

A designer boutique you'll be reluctant to tear yourself away from, Glasswing offers clothing, furniture, and home goods. Peruse their pieces from local designers, as well as items from around the world, like the Kinto Japanese coffee collection.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall

Address: 5805 Airport Way S., Seattle, WA 98108 Website

The Georgetown Trailer Park Mall in Seattle is all about sustainability and vintage finds. Located in the Georgetown neighborhood, this venue was initially made up of eight vintage trailers and seven independent retailers, though it has since expanded to house other artists and vendors.

Capitol Hill: Capitol Hill is simultaneously trendy and residential, with lovely coffee shops, eateries, and local boutiques. It's close to downtown, attracting a lot of young professionals and families, as well as tourists looking for the "it" neighborhood in Seattle.

South Lake Union: At the southern edge of Lake Union, near downtown, this Seattle neighborhood is upscale with enticing real estate and local businesses.

Pioneer Square: One of the oldest neighborhoods in Seattle,Pioneer Square offers a beautiful display of Renaissance Revival architecture. The area dates back to the 1850s and is now a marriage of the old and new Seattle.

Ballard: Slightly northwest of downtown, Ballard is lined by two gorgeous bodies of water. On the west side of Ballard is the Puget Sound, and on the south side, Salmon Bay. It's a trendy neighborhood filled with shops, bars, and restaurants, and its Scandinavian roots still inform the culture and atmosphere of the area.

Belltown: Right in downtown Seattle, Belltown is where you'll find great nightlife and music venues. This neighborhood is known as the artistic epicenter of Seattle, so you can expect chic galleries and beautiful displays of public art around every corner.

Seattle gets the majority of its rain in the winter, which is why December, January, February, and March aren't ideal times to visit. December is, in fact, the wettest month. July and August are the driest months, as well as the warmest. But because of the breeze coming off the water and the region's northern geography, summer temperatures in June, July, and Augusy are moderate, in the high 70s. The following are average Fahrenheit lows and highs by month. Average annual precipitation in Seattle is 15.03 inches.

January 37 - 48 February 38 - 51 March 40 - 54 April 44 - 59 May 49 - 65 June 54 - 71 July 58 - 76 August 58 - 77 September 54 - 71 October 47 - 61 November 41 - 52 December 37 - 47

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To say that traveling is one of the most important things in Christine’s life would be an understatement. A deep sense of curiosity and passion for adventure has taken her to 39 countries + Antarctica and counting. From Moscow to Milan and Tel Aviv to Istanbul, there isn’t a single place she’s visited that she hasn’t been able to appreciate. Exploring various cultures, engaging with others from diverse backgrounds, and experiencing firsthand the world’s natural beauty are at the core of what she values most in life. She believes that her purpose is to inspire others to step outside of their comfort zone so that we, together, can ultimately make the world a more culturally competent place. When Christine isn’t traveling abroad, she enjoys visiting America’s National Parks, reading a new novel, watching live music, and going to karaoke with friends. Christine is thrilled to be assisting travelers with the journey of a lifetime exploring some of the most remote and wildly beautiful places our planet has to offer.

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Ashley grew up in the outdoor town of Bend, Oregon, where her thirst for adventure and off-the-beaten path experiences ignited at a young age. She has a deep passion for the mountains and enjoys snowboarding, climbing, fly fishing, backpacking with her dog Grizzly, and of course, traveling. She is a huge lover of animals and the outdoors and believes, as her dad would say, that nature will always provide you with a gift. After visiting the Canadian Rockies and Baja as a kid, her international travels continued at age 19 when she spent a month discovering Europe by train. Since then, she has backpacked around Hawaii, circumnavigated Iceland in a camper van, explored the rain forests of Costa Rica and Belize, hiked around the stunning landscapes of Alaska, and most recently, experienced the true wildness and otherworldly beauty of Antarctica. At Expedition Trips, she thoroughly enjoys helping others plan amazing adventures.

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Tyler Krell, a Montana native, has cultivated a lifelong passion for adventure, beginning with explorations of the state's National Parks. His international journey took flight when he ventured to Ireland and again when he later studied abroad in Australia. Returning to Ireland post-college, Tyler assisted in guiding high school students in discovering their passions and connecting with the world. With travels spanning Europe, North America, and beyond, Tyler's dream trip combines cruising on a small ship in Palau and partaking in scuba diving and photography while onboard. Beyond travel, he enjoys pottery, hiking, gardening, officiating basketball, and quality time with loved ones. Tyler is experienced in solo and group travel and is dedicated to helping others realize their expedition dreams.

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Hailing from the Midwest and now residing in the south, Keri brings her passion for efficiencies, processes, and top-notch service together with her love for travel, nature, and wildlife to Expedition Trips.  As a wife and mother, she knows the importance of making memories that last a lifetime.  With her attention to the finest details and a zest for planning, she ensures each of our clients is provided exceptional service conducive to creating these memories through their experiences.  When she’s not assisting our clients, you can find her enjoying her passions for cooking, baking, hiking, gardening, and traveling with her family.  She has traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean, and various parts of the US including Hawaii and Alaska, as well as Mexico and Canada.   She most recently traveled to the Galapagos to experience the incredible wildlife, unlike anywhere else on Earth, and the strikingly beautiful, rugged, remote terrain. A self-confessed lover of people, great food, and craft cocktails, she looks forward to helping people fulfill their dreams of travel to our many spectacular destinations. She feels truly fortunate and blessed to say that she “loves her job” and can’t wait to work with you on your first or next adventure.

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Monica has lived out of a suitcase for most of adulthood and has loved every minute of it! As a professional theater actor/singer/dancer for 30+ years, she has performed in big and small towns in every state in the U.S.A. plus Canada, Mexico, and Singapore on-tour and in regional productions. For pleasure, she has cruised the Inside Passage of Alaska; embarked upon a European Transatlantic voyage; and scuba dived all over the Caribbean. An avid hiker, she annually hits the trails out West. While performing in a hit show in Las Vegas for 7 years, she took great pleasure in being a local guide to visiting friends and family. She has a BFA degree in Theater (Directing/Performance/Dance) and is also a Voice-over Actor. Passions include spontaneous adventures, being of service to others, and the great outdoors - precisely why she loves being a part of the Expedition Trips team!

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Gretchen’s love of international travel began with a student teaching program in New Zealand. She followed that with a year in South Korea, teaching English as a Second Language, then did her own language study in Central and South America. The more she traveled, the more she wanted to travel, so she trekked for a month in Nepal, road-tripped through Western Canada, then sailed on a four-month voyage around the world with the Semester at Sea program. She also earned her PADI certification in Thailand, rode horses in Iceland, and camped in the Wahiba Sands desert of Oman. She was with Expedition Trips from 2004-2008, and with them traveled to Antarctica, the Galapagos & Peru, Alaska, the Arctic, and the Mediterranean/Atlantic Coast of Europe. Gretchen has since honed her skills as a genealogist and an author and has had two books published: one humorous memoir, and one novel of Historical Fiction ( The Operator , William Morrow 2020). She has returned to the travel fold and balances her creative writing with the satisfying structure and analytical detail required of expedition trip planning, bringing with her a never-ending enthusiasm for world travel, small ships, polar regions, and penguins.

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  • Do you need travel insurance this summer? It’s complicated, experts say

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If you’re planning to travel somewhere this summer, you’re probably thinking of buying travel insurance.

Kingsley Hopkins is. He’s headed to Portugal and Iceland with his girlfriend, and he wants to make sure he’s covered for things like medical emergencies or trip disruptions, “or if a volcano erupts,” he says.

But getting the right travel insurance can be complicated. There’s no one-size-fits-all policy, and Hopkins, an assistant editor at a book publishing company in New York, has been spending a lot of time thinking about how to protect his summer vacation.

Chances are, so have you.

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Why finding the right travel insurance is so hard

Most surveys suggest this will be a record summer for travel. How much of a record? Demand is so high that some airlines are afraid they will run out of planes. Now that’s busy.

At the same time, danger and uncertainty are lurking everywhere — wars in Europe and in the Middle East, the usual slate of natural disasters like hurricanes and maybe a volcanic eruption or two. It’s no wonder people are giving some serious thought to insurance. 

Older travelers are particularly worried. And they should be, says PK Rao, CEO of INF Visitor Care . Claims by travelers over age 50 spike during the summer months.

“According to our claim data, medical emergencies tend to uptick during the summer, especially for those going on trips that involve outdoor activities,” he says.

But there are so many choices out there, including credit card coverage, medical evacuation membership programs and stand-alone travel insurance. What should you get?

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But don’t just reflexively start shopping for a travel insurance policy this summer. Instead, look for peace of mind — knowing that if something goes wrong, you’ll be taken care of.

“Knowing you’re protected from unforeseen travel mishaps — like delays, lost baggage and even medical emergencies — can make the trip that much more enjoyable,” says Daniel Durazo, a spokesperson for Allianz Partners USA .

As it turns out, there are several ways to get the peace of mind you need. And there are times when you can safely skip travel insurance.

This is when you don’t need insurance

Here’s when you can skip travel insurance, according to experts:

  • If you already have coverage. “You may already have travel coverage through your benefits at work, your credit card or through group benefits with an organization,” says Jiten Puri, CEO of PolicyAdvisor.com. If you do, there’s no need to buy more coverage. You’re all set.
  • If you’re not traveling far. If you’re taking a driving vacation and staying in a place where lodging is free, like a relative’s sofa, then there’s not much to insure. “If you already have health insurance, it may cover you for a domestic trip, so you don’t need to think about health insurance coverage,” says Joe Cronin, CEO of International Citizens Insurance .
  • If your trip isn’t insurable. Traditional travel insurance covers conventional trips with prepaid, nonrefundable components like airline tickets and hotel stays. You might find that you either already have coverage through your medical insurance, or the trip is essentially uninsurable.

So think twice before saying “yes” to optional travel insurance that your online travel agency may offer you when you’re booking a trip. You might not need it.

Here’s when you need travel insurance

But most travelers should consider some kind of travel insurance coverage this summer. Here’s when you need the extra coverage:

  • If you have travel expenses that insurance would cover. “If you have many prepaid, nonrefundable expenses, it’s best to take out travel insurance,” says Lauren Gumport, a spokesperson for Faye Travel Insurance . “This includes things like flights, hotel rooms, tickets and activities.” The more conventional your vacation, the likelier travel insurance is to cover almost every aspect of your summer vacation.
  • If you’re leaving the country. “Your regular medical insurance might not extend coverage beyond your home borders,” says John Rose, chief risk and security officer at ALTOUR . Also, many countries require travel insurance for entrance. They include Bermuda, Qatar, Sri Lanka and some European countries.
  • If you can’t afford to lose your trip. “When considering travel insurance for your summer trip, evaluate whether you can afford to lose your vacation investment due to unforeseen circumstances like illness, weather disruptions or emergencies,” explains Robert Gallagher, president of the US Travel Insurance Association . “Can you afford the financial risk if you miss your cruise departure because of covered flight delays? What if you have to cut your trip short because of illness?”  

One of the most common mistakes travelers make is assuming their credit card will cover them. For example, I found that my credit card only covered my rental car as secondary insurance, which made it completely useless when I rented a car in Tampa, Fla., recently. I had to buy a stand-alone policy from Allianz to cover the vehicle.

How one traveler insured his summer vacation

So how did Hopkins handle his travel insurance needs? Well, as I already mentioned — it’s complicated.

Hopkins says he always buys some travel insurance before he takes a trip, “but how much, and what I cover, varies,” he explains.

He decided that his path to peace of mind in this case was to spend a few extra dollars: He made fully refundable flight and hotel reservations, just in case something goes wrong. That would eliminate a lengthy claim with his travel insurance company or credit card.

But he still needed at least $50,000 in medical coverage with emergency evacuation because of his active schedule.

“We’re going to be doing a lot of hiking in Iceland,” he says. “And you just never know.” 

At the beginning of the year, he decided to buy an annual MedjetHorizon plan, a membership that would get him from a hospital in Portugal or Iceland to a hospital at home, in case something happened. 

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For insurance, Hopkins checked TravelInsurance.com to find an affordable travel insurance policy. He found coverage through Trawick International that pays up to $50,000 in medical expenses and up to $200,000 for an evacuation.

“I’ve heard good things about them,” he says. “Hopefully, we won’t need any of it.”

How do I insure my trips?

I’m on the road about 360 days a year, so I’m always thinking about peace of mind. I currently use a Wells Fargo credit card with lots of travel benefits, and I have long-term policies through Faye and Cigna, which have worked fairly well. I also am a longtime MedjetHorizon member. If I rent a car, I turn to Allianz for my primary coverage.

I know — that’s a lot of peace of mind. 

But I’ve also run into trouble and had to use many of those benefits. Medjet got me back home during the pandemic. Cigna covered me after a serious ski accident in Switzerland. My old Allianz policy took care of my medical expenses when I had to see a doctor in Santa Fe, N.M., a few years ago.

Like I always say, when it comes to having enough insurance, better safe than sorry.

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Top 5 u.s. cities for summer vacations—according to a 2024 report.

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Looking to plan a last-minute summer vacation? Kayak released its annual summer travel report , and, for it, the travel company mined its search data to find out which U.S. destinations are trending among travelers this summer. A surprise, cooler-weather destination emerged as this summer’s most-searched destination: Seattle.

“Perhaps some travelers are unfazed by a bit of wet weather when it comes with a side of gorgeous scenery,” the report says.

The list also includes popular summer vacation mainstays, places like Orlando, a theme park capital, and the pool-spa-culinary playground that’s Las Vegas.

Ahead, the top five U.S. summer vacation spots for summer 2024, according to Kayak’s travel report, and a look at what's new in these trending destinations.

No. 1: Seattle, Washington

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For those looking for a reprieve from the heat, summer highs hover around the low 70s in Seattle, this year’s most searched summer vacation destination on Kayak.

The city has many must-sees, from the Space Needle and Pike Place Market to the color-saturated Chihuly Garden and Glass.

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Seattle is also celebrating its 50th year of Pride this June, with professional athletes Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe serving as grand marshals for the annual Seattle Pride Parade on June 30.

Stay at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel , a luxury hotel on the National Register of Historic Places that’s celebrating 100 years this year and where you can turn back time in the Founders Club, a speakeasy-style bar with caviar bumps and classic cocktails.

No. 2: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Las Vegas is sizzling hot in the summertime, but thankfully there’s plenty of glistening pools, water misters in cabanas, frozen cocktails, and spas to keep you cool as a cucumber.

What’s new in Las Vegas, Nevada?

The beauty of Vegas is you can come back every summer and be greeted by a bevy of new restaurants and entertainment options. Some highlights this year include the opening of Fontainbleau Las Vegas on the Strip (the spa has a snow shower to keep you cool) and Durango Casino & Resort in the Las Vegas Valley, plus shows at The Sphere.

For high rollers, Aqua Seafood & Caviar Restaurant at Resorts World Las Vegas is Michelin-starred chef Shaun Hergatt’s latest concepts and menu highlights include reserve caviar, king crab legs, and antipasti. Bruno Mars’ Pinky Ring cocktail bar and jazz lounge opened in Bellagio and Mariah Carey has a residency at Park MGM through Aug. 10, 2024.

No. 3: Orlando, Florida

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You could also enjoy two destinations on this list on one trip: The Brightline high-speed rail service now connects Orlando to Miami (ranked No. 9).

What’s new in Orlando, Florida?

For those coming for the magic, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure opens at Disney World on June 28, 2024, replacing the controversial Splash Mountain .

Over at Universal Studios Florida, go bananas with the Minions at Illumination’s Minion Land , which opened last August. Next up, DreamWorks Animations’ Themed Land will bring animated characters from movies like “Shrek,” “Trolls” and “Kung Fu Panda” to life in interactive play spaces.

Culinary enthusiasts will want to grab one of the 10 seats at the new Natsu Omakase counter. For fun outside the theme parks, Caribe Royale Resort Orlando debuted its Stadium Club, a next-level sports bar with sports simulators.

No. 4: Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii

What would “the best places to visit in the summer list” be without a beach destination? Honolulu is a popular connecting destination for the Hawaiian islands, but is also a sought-after summer stay in and of itself, with outstanding beaches and luxury shopping.

What’s new in Honolulu, Hawaii?

In time for summer travel, the 179-room Romer House Waikīkī made its debut as O’ahu's first adults-only hotel with The Backyard Pool & Bar that serves poolside Japanese-Hawaiian dishes.

The Twin Fin Hotel also recently launched a new experiential surf school led by nine-time Pipeline champion Jamie O’Brien.

No. 5: New York, New York

New York, New York

You could make plenty of repeat visits to New York City, and still have lots remaining on your must-do and must-see list, from a Broadway show to a visit to the Met to watching the Yankees play and see the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks.

What’s new in New York City?

To sprinkle in some new things, check out the new Museum of Food in Drink in Brooklyn, or try some new restaurants like ribeye steak tacos and a cornhusk meringue sundae at Esse Taco in Williamsburg or an 8-course Korean tasting menu with natural wine pairings at Beut.

The newest stay in New York City is the 69-room Warren Street Hotel, where the decor matches the creative energy of the Tribeca neighborhood. The hotel was recently awarded a Michelin key.

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Holland America Line Partners with Lindt to Savor Special Moments On Board

Premium partnership between the two iconic brands features a “Sweet Dreams” elevated turndown service with LINDOR truffles and exclusive, handcrafted desserts made with Lindt chocolate

Seattle, Wash., June 20, 2024 — In a confluence of tradition and taste, Holland America Line  today announced a sweet collaboration with Lindt & Sprüngli (USA), the makers of LINDOR truffles and the No. 1 premium chocolate brand[1] in the US. This collaboration is set to enrich the cruising experience, inviting guests to savor special moments on board with a touch of chocolatey elegance.

A Premium Partnership at Sea Two iconic brands steeped in rich European heritage, Holland America Line and Lindt are united by a passion to create exceptional, carefully crafted experiences aboard Holland America’s global fleet.

“Holland America Line’s dedication to extraordinary service mirrors the meticulous craftsmanship behind Lindt chocolate, where the fusion of the finest ingredients creates an unparalleled indulgent experience,” stated Melissa Mendoza, vice president of marketing at Lindt & Sprüngli (USA). “The partnership between Holland America Line and Lindt presents a remarkable chance for the Lindt LINDOR brand to connect with travelers passionate about cuisine and attract a new generation of LINDOR fans with unforgettable brand moments.”

Onboard Indulgent Moments With Holland America Line, every journey is an opportunity to create lasting memories. As night falls on Gala Night, guests can retreat to the comfort of their cabin and be greeted by the “Sweet Dreams” turndown service, featuring the irresistibly smooth Lindt LINDOR milk chocolate truffles or Sea Salt milk chocolate truffles once per cruise.

Guests can savor the journey on board and indulge in special moments with Lindt chocolate desserts, including a signature tulip-shaped Lindt chocolate mousse cake. Tulips are an enduring Dutch symbol and reflective of Holland America Line’s founding in the Netherlands. The tulip-shaped Lindt chocolate mousse cake is already aboard Rotterdam on its Dutch Day dinner menu in the Dining Room and will be fleetwide as of August 2024.

Beginning summer 2024, guests will be able to enjoy a Lindt Sundae including vanilla ice cream topped with a custom-made Lindt chocolate sauce, as well as Lindt chocolate tulips one night per cruise in the Dining Room on the Dutch Day dinner menu.

In July 2024 – just in time for World Chocolate Day – Holland America Line will unveil a unique and irresistible Lindt Flourless Chocolate Cake collaborated in partnership with Lindt’s Master Chocolatier, Ann Czaja. The cake will be available on the Dining Room menu for cruises over seven days and will be featured during its indulgent ‘Cake Me Away’ program, which is a new onboard dessert extravaganza with more than 22 tantalizing five-layer cakes in 16 decadent flavors on display.

“We’re thrilled to align ourselves with Lindt, a globally beloved brand and one of the world’s leading chocolatiers, to launch an initiative that represents our deep connection to Europe and elevates the culinary experience on board,” said Michael Stendebach, vice president of food, beverage and rooms division for Holland America Line. “We hope our guests take the opportunity to indulge in all the special moments this partnership offers.”

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