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5 Kid-Friendly Activities to Check Out in Los Angeles

So you’ve traveled all the way to the hippest location in the U.S. of A. Surely rock-and-roll, Hollywood glam, and partying all night are in your immediate future. Unfortunately, you’re not feeling so cool. In fact, you’re feeling pretty exhausted. Sound familiar? Then you might be tackling the fabulous city of Los Angeles with kids. Read More

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Made it to the tournament! Booking Last Minute Travel for Your Sport’s Team

Your team has had an awesome season. But now you’re in charge of booking last minute travel because the team has qualified for that final tournament. Great news for your team! Not such great news for your nerves. You’re not just in a rush, but you must also keep everyone in the know about the Read More

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Model UN Conferences 101: What to Pack

For many students across the United States, Spring semester is synonymous with traveling for Model UN. As Model UN is an after-school activity found all across the globe, student delegates travel near and far in order to compete at various competitions and conferences. While knowing what to bring along on your travels may seem easy Read More

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Ten Tips for Planning and Executing an Amazing Conference

Tip # 1. Establish buy-in early on.   You are no doubt familiar with your organization’s culture, likes and dislikes, and overarching goals. When tasked with planning and executing an amazing conference, keep these things in mind during each decision and with every unfolding detail. Be aware of what your organization likes and what they Read More

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What to expect when travelling to Houston for the Final Four

If you’re traveling to Houston, TX for the NCAA Final Four, you can expect to find a whole lot more going on than just basketball! If you’re up for it, there’s a little something for everyone in this town. Whether you’re after culture, inspiration, adventure, or just good ol’ fashioned fun, look no further. Of Read More

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Planning and Executing Great Trips for Seniors

With the shift towards warmer weather, lots of folks have their minds on one thing. Travel. However, when you’re responsible for the health or happiness of senior citizens you may think tackling their summertime wanderlust is impossible. How can you plan and execute a trip for seniors with all the additional factors that come along Read More

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Coordinating Mission Trips

Whether or not this is your first rodeo, you’ve gotta admit, wrangling a group of individuals around a new location while performing selfless acts of charity along the way is not an easy task. But you’re in luck! We’ve corralled all our tips for coordinating a successful mission trip. Think of it as a handy Read More

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Planning High School Trips

Participating in High School Extra Curricular Activities   It’s spring time, and time when High School Bands, Debate Teams and Drama Clubs get invited to compete and perform in competitions all over the country.  Planning high school trips for these organizations requires careful execution.  Whether it is the debate team that gets invited to a Read More

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Planning Group College Tours

It’s almost spring time and that time when many High School Juniors and Seniors are planning group college tours to multiple campuses to see what college life lies ahead.  While there is no magic number for the number of colleges to visit, it has been stated and recommended in the USA Today College Section that Read More

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Selecting the best hotel for your Robotics Team

It’s 2016 and robotics competitions are kicking into full season for teams all over the world.  Teams and sponsors are busy with all the coding and testing that needs to be done to make this season a success and get to the big competition. Around all 50 states, they are also working on presentations for Read More

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