End of an era: Thomas Cook Collapses

End of an era:  Thomas Cook Collapses

A trusted name for over 178 years in tourism and low cost packaged tours has closed its doors. Thomas Cook ceased operations abruptly on September 23, 2019.  Unable to secure funding to cover a massive $2 billion dollars in debt, the tour operator had no choice but to close its' doors and cease operations.  This [...]

If not now, when…

If not now, when…

If not now, when...words I contemplate every single day.  I want to get real about motivations.  To this day, I still don't think we truly understand why people do what they do. Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 Performer on The Mound at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Flickr Edinburgh Fringe, VisitScotland Flickr It's that old adage, [...]

We’ve come a long way…baby…

We’ve come a long way…baby…

 We've come a long way ...baby.  That is in tourism.  No conversation in tourism can escape the history and development of the industry.  It is one of the oldest industries in the world, and will survive even in the hardest times. If you map out a historic timeline, especially innovations in transport, or the use [...]