Xolumado Village – Mexico’s Fairy-Tale Resort

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Xolumado Village is a tranquil, remote resort located in the tropics of Riviera Maya. Xolumado started out as an idea from famous Mexican singer, Juan Gabriel. This idea became a reality after partnering with José and Delores Martinez, owners of Karisma Resorts. Jos scouted the secluded land that is home to Xolumado and worked with Juan to build his own private paradise.

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Game of Thrones Filming Locations Worth Visiting

You’ve waited for it and now it’s nearly here. But, what are you going to do after Game of Thrones ends? Fox World Travel suggests you create your own tour of Westeros and Essos. Walk north of the Wall where Jon Snow once walked, stroll the streets of royalty in Croatia and trek the long staircase to the home of the Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea and, well, you know the rest. Find out where your favorite Game of Thrones scenes were filmed in our guide below.

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Meet Your Tour Manager: Clarissa Demmon

With a Bachelor of Arts in global human geography and a minor in history, Clarissa Demmon has a passion for travel and different cultures no matter where she finds herself. Her hobbies of photography and cooking also feed into her love of travel, so on trips, she likes to take a lot of pictures in addition to trying new dishes native to her destination.

Clarissa has traveled all throughout the U.S. with some of her favorite states being Alaska, California and Nevada. She has also visited Mexico multiple times in addition to the islands of the Caribbean including Jamaica and St. Lucia. Demmon said, “Nothing is better than the crystal-clear waters, beauty and warmth of the Caribbean and its people.” When she isn’t exploring new locations, she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends and dog, as well as going to Milwaukee Brewers games and concerts as much as possible.

She finds herself fortunate to be a Tour Manager and escort Fox World Travel groups, including Alaska Fox Group Vacations in the summer and radio station groups in the winter. Demmon said, “It’s wonderful being a part of the client’s experience and excitement all while getting to know them. Vacations are about having the best time you can have and wanting to go back to for another adventure!”

If you’re interested in an Alaskan adventure, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations.

A Guide to the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii is a state unlike any other in the U.S. With six visitable islands, there is so much to see and experience with each island offering a completely unique experience. Unless your stay is a long one, we suggest sticking to the main four islands for your visit. These four will offer an endless amount of sights, foods and experiences for your stay, no matter how long it is.

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What is Blockchain and How Does it Impact the Travel Industry?

Guest post by Fox Chief Information Officer Sam Hilgendorf 

While attending SAP Concur Fusion 2019, a session that stood out to me was around Blockchain and its potential impact to the travel ecosystem. Too often, Blockchain is solely tied to cryptocurrencies. But Blockchain is not Bitcoin. Blockchain is the distributed public ledger technology that powers and secures Bitcoin transactions between participating parties.

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Meet Your Tour Manager: Mary Muehlius

With travels to almost 40 countries, exploring has always been an important part of Mary Muehlius’ life. In addition to travel, Mary is an active volunteer for multiple programs including local theatres as well as AFS, a study abroad program that works with host families to provide a successful cultural experience.

Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in special education as well as a Master’s in educational guidance counseling from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. As a teacher for over four decades, Mary is excited to take her experience leading to the field of travel where she will lead upcoming Fox Group Vacations around the world.

Besides traveling, you’ll often find Mary enjoying one of her many hobbies including swimming, running, bicycling, theatre, playing clarinet and violin, studying language and attending local cultural events.

Although Mary has traveled in just about every form you can imagine, she is an avid cruiser. Some of her extensive river and ocean sailings include adventures to Hawaii, Greece, Egypt, France, Portugal, the Caribbean, Alaska and many more.

If you’re interested in exploring the world, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations.

Meet Your Tour Manager: Rose Gray

 

Now with over three decades in the travel industry, Rose Gray started her career off as a vacation travel consultant. From there, she experienced all walks of travel life as a business travel agent, branch manager, manager of business development as well as work with an airline. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from Lakeland College in addition to her Certified Travel Certification (CTC) from the Institute of Certified Travel Consultants.

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Meet Your Tour Manager: Cindy Singley

 

Cindy Singley graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Education.  After working for the city of Opelika, Alabama for four years as a program coordinator for special events and activities, she co-founded Fellowship Travel and Tours in 1983. It was there that her passion for group travel blossomed.

In 1996, Fellowship Travel & Tours was purchased by a national agency in Birmingham, AL. Cindy joined the corporate headquarters staff as manager of the corporate travel department. After a year in this role, she was named the vice president of corporate travel, managing ten branches.

In 2002, Cindy moved back to Auburn, AL to serve her alma mater as a development officer for the Harbert College of Business until 2006, and then as director of university recruitment until 2019.

Known for her wanderlust, friends often ask where she is headed next! Cindy’s personal and professional travels have taken her to numerous global and domestic destinations. As part of Fox World Travel, Cindy is looking forward to leading clients as they check off their travel bucket lists!

As a tour manager, Cindy has traveled to places like:

  • Hawaii
  • England
  • France
  • Ireland
  • many more…

You can travel with Cindy on upcoming Fox Group Vacations like Alaska and the Last Frontier, Alaska & the Midnight Sun with Colleen Alsberg, Colorado Rockies Rails & Parks and Romantic Rhine River Cruise.

If you’re interested in traveling the world with the comfort and excitement of a group, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations.