Tag: travel trends

A Look Back: Top Travel Headlines of 2013

From the security crisis in Egypt to the recent typhoon that devastated the Philippines, 2013 certainly was neck and neck with last year in terms of noteworthy travel headlines.  As December comes to an end, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most significant travel stories that shook the world this past year: Security… Read more »

Destination Spotlight: 5 Things You Should Know About Traveling to Cuba

For 60+ years, travel to Cuba from the U.S. has been the “forbidden fruit” that many travelers have been dying to taste. And since the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC ) lifted some travel restrictions and continues to grant People-to-People licenses to select tour operators, American travelers are finally allowed to visit Cuba…legally. But… Read more »

How to be “Smart” with Your Smartphone When Traveling Abroad

In a recent mobile study, Google reports that 80% of smartphone users don’t leave home without their devices.  Sound like you? For those of you planning to use your smartphone abroad, here are some things you should know—and do—before and during your trip. 1. Find out if your phone will work: This may sound like… Read more »

Healthy Eating While Traveling: At Your Destination

If you followed the advice in our previous post, your bags are packed with healthy snacks and you made it out off the plane cheeseburger and french fry free. Now it’s time to keep your positive momentum going and stick to your New Year’s resolutions no matter what type of trip you’re on. Whether you’re… Read more »

Healthy Eating While Traveling: Before You Arrive

Ahhhhhhh. You took some time off around the holidays and now you feel relaxed and recharged. You made your New Year’s resolutions, and like many people, one of your top action items is to eat healthier. Sounds great in theory, but there’s just a slight glitch – your next trip is coming up soon. Luckily… Read more »

10 Travel Resolutions Worth Making…and Keeping!

According to researchers, 50% of the population makes resolutions each New Year. Without fail, the top resolutions are consistently related to weight loss, exercise, smoking cessation, and debt reduction. If you’ve noticed yours are the same old tasks and chores, why not consider adding some travel resolutions to your list? Here are 10 travel resolutions… Read more »

A Look Back: Top Travel Headlines of 2012

From the sinking of the Costa Concordia, to the London Olympics and Hurricane Sandy, 2012 was certainly a big year for travel headlines. On Call International takes you around the world (don’t forget to pack your travel assistance membership card!) to sample some of the most interesting travel stories in the world this year: Italian… Read more »

12 Reasons for Travel Assistance in 2012

New Year’s resolutions are hard to keep. Why not make an easy change that will improve your safety and well-being on your travels this year – all without breaking the bank? From the political crisis in Egypt, to the natural disasters in Japan and Southeast Asia, 2011 showed us that planning ahead is crucial to… Read more »

Top Travel Trends in 2012

Where will you be heading on your vacations in 2012? After a tough 2011, it might have been expected that leisure travel would be one of the areas experiencing cutbacks. Instead, experts predicting the top travel trends for 2012 report that expenditure on vacations is going to remain buoyant. Maybe it’s all that bad financial… Read more »