MASTers Of Travel Series #19 – Cary Travel Express

 In this week’s episode MAST President and COO John Werner sits down with the staff of Cary Travel Express, Cary, Illinois to discuss five trips that their travel advisors took in the last year with Avanti Destinations. Explore Costa Rica with Dana Prichard, traverse Manchester, Edinburgh and the Lake District of Scotland with CTE Owner […]

All About Watersports in Key Largo

With only 24 hours in between back-to-back conferences in Miami and Ft Lauderdale, I decided to spend the time in Kay Largo. Having only passed through the island in the past, driving to Key West, I learned what makes Key Largo the ideal destination for all kinds of water sports. Key Largo is a sucba diving enthusiast’s playground. The Florida Reef spans 350 […]

MASTers Of Travel Series #18 – Jenny Cagle, Elm Grove Travel

MASTers of Travel continues with President and COO John Werner and MAST Member and Agency Owner Jenny Cagle of Elm Grove Travel in Elm Grove, Wisconsin. Jenny recently returned from a fun-filled trip to England and Scotland with Avanti Destinations and recounts the highlights of food, culture, and surprising modern twists. If you or your […]

MASTers Of Travel Series #17 – Celebrity Cruises

Welcome back MASTers of Travel, in this episode MAST Travel President and COO John Werner sits down with Celebrity Cruises Manager of Cruise Tours Program Brendan Halcomb to discuss Experiencing Alaska. In this episode John and Brendan go in-depth on why Alaska cruising is a phenomenal option for multigenerational travelers, adventure seekers, and even first […]

Barefoot and Shirtless in Tulum

Tulum, known for the archaeological site founded by the Mayans in the 15th century as a cultural and religious center has become a sought-after destination beyond history seekers exploring the ruins of sacred temples. To the surprise of my wife and I, a vacation in Tulum is unlike a stay in one of the glitzy […]

One Day in Austin

If all the time you have is one day in Austin, Texas, you can have a fun-filled day. While attending a conference in Austin, I had a free afternoon to do a little exploring on my own in downtown Austin. Starting with a walk to the Texas State Capitol, I first came upon, the expansive park […]

30th Birthday in Napa Valley

Along with the excitement and anticipation of a “milestone” 30th birthday, comes the stress and influx of societal pressure due to long standing narratives…Are you dating anyone yet? Planning to have kids one day? Napa-No-Way! Save your money and energy and hit the wine trail! Napa Valley in Northern California is the perfect place for a […]