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Shane Dallas Arab Travel Market

 

Travel Camel, Shane Dallas, is back to talk about the Arabian Travel Market and when is a good time to visit the Middle East and Africa. 



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Janice Wald Henderson Travels to India

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Travel to India is high on a lot of traveler’s bucket lists. Janice Wald Henderson visits the show to to share her recent experiences traveling to India. Most people choose to travel India one of two ways: backpacking and through in hostels, or with a luxury tour. Janice booked her trip through Cox and Kings which has been traveling to India since 1758. She shares about the vibrancy of the culture and insider travel tips to make any bucket list trip a success.

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Find Top-Rated Hotels Worldwide with Jetsetter.com Survey

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You might think that hotel rankings are done and don’t merit much attention. But with promotional efforts and partnerships with websites, how do you know if the list you’re reading is truly telling you the best hotels out there? Jetsetter.com compiled their list of The World’s Best Hotels by surveying their global correspondents in a myriad of categories including the expected (family friendly, all inclusive) to the unexpected (best looking guests, safari lodge). Clara joins the show to share highlights from the survey, insights, and more.

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High Speed Rail Comes to Florida

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Coming Summer 2017 is a high speed rail connecting Central and South Florida. The first phase of the Brightline railway will connect Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach. Brightline estimates travel from Miami and Fort Lauderdale in 30 minutes, and Miami to West Palm Beach in 60 minutes. Phase two plans to extend the route to Orlando. With around 20 million people living in Florida and 100 million tourists a year, this presents an alternate way for people to see the state and lessens the number of cars on the roadway.

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Shane Dallas Utrecht

Photograph-Shane-Dallas-240x300Shane Dallas from The Travel Camel visits to share what he sees as travel trends to look for this year. In a recent trip to Utrecht in the Netherlands, Shane share the city’s draw with their beautiful canals and classic European feel. As the keynote speaker at a travel conference in the city, Shane shares what he learned from both customer and industry insiders, including recent trends of international travel to the United States.

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The Current State of Iran Travel

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Known as one of the cradles of civilization, Iran is a destination rich in history and amenities, but cloaked in misconceptions. In this episode, Steve Kutay from IranLuxuryTravel.com visits to talk about the historic locations, ski resorts, and more, while tackling some of these misconceptions. While many Americans assume travel is restricted, you only need a simple visa. Steve also talks about safety and the history of where these misconceptions arose.

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Greg Geronemus Smartours

Trinidad-4When planning travel, especially international travel, it’s always best to have an idea of what the current state of international travel is around the world. Greg Geronemus from smarTours gives an update regarding travel to Cuba (which since the podcast was recorded, embargo travel restrictions have changed), Japan, Africa, and Europe, as well as deals, the strength of the U.S. dollar, and more.

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The State Department’s Brenda Sprague Shares Passport And Travel Security Tips

Brenda SpragueWhy should you always have a current passport? When should you renew? What do you do if your passport is lost or stolen? Brenda Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services with the State Department, joins Paul and Elizabeth at the New York Times Travel Show to share her expertise about your most valuable travel document. A wealth of free and accurate information can be found at the State Department’s travel site.

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Southern Bohemia Offers Great Beer, Fine Food, And History

IMG_3289 (3)Join Paul and Elizabeth as they continue their journey through the Czech Republic. In Southern Bohemia, come along with them to České Budějovice and tour the Budweiser Budvar brewery, where Jan Kratky reveals the secrets of great beer-making. Then visit Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage site where Paul and Elizabeth take you to a most unusual restaurant and learn some important lessons about more recent Czech history.

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An Asian Hotel In The Heart Of Prague

OnTravelLogoSquareRooms in red and black with an Asian motif might not be what you’d expect to see in the heart of Prague’s historic district, but the Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague features dramatic rooms and a great restaurant offering Asian-inspired dishes. Join Paul and Elizabeth as they have lunch in the hotel’s Siddharta Café, where they chat about this and other surprises Prague and the Czech Republic offer.