We were thrilled to be voted Best Escorted Tour Operator at the Silver Travel Awards in 2016. TripAdvisor took over the site we used for 9 years, We only discovered this when were renewing The cost was 100% increase from what we had previously paid ($199.00) to $399.00! had been very beneficial, and productive in the past, so I renewed. Big mistake!! Now we are a little fish in a big pond and have NOT received a referral that actually rented our Cape Cod home. I was always quick to respond, but still no success. Four hundred dollars wasted! I emailed them with my concerns and never received a response. Don’t use the website! When we were on , 7-8 years, we had to turn renters away b/c rental season was fully rented. Before TripAdvisor we had multiple referrals and inquiries. Now none!
While all jobs have their perks, being an expert in your field takes a lot of hard work. Agents do travel often, usually to tour a new hotel or try out a new cruise ship in the name of product research, but you’d be hard-pressed to find an advisor who is only in it for the free trip. Advisors rely on the satisfaction – and repeat business – of their client for in order to succeed, so neglecting their responsibilities in favour of touring a hotel just doesn’t add up.
We enjoyed our week at Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka’an, and hope to be able to visit again. This post takes up where one of my previous posts, Travel between Lansing, Michigan and Cancun, Mexico… , left off. Our check-in and arrival experience is covered in that post.
The journey continued in the afternoon towards north, home of the Pinnacles, limestone formations contained within Nambung National Park. The drive north on the Coast road was lovely and the Pinnacles were amazing. Most people come to the Pinnacles for hiking, rock climbing, watching and studying wildlife, viewing wildflowers, and to experience nature. Of course, like what other tourists did, we took time to wander around the entire natural playground. It was a hot sunny day and we had so much fun exploring those golden rocks. Some were small and easy to climb, while others were taller and more challenging.
Perfect Costa Rica vacations are planned around every member of the family. If you want to make sure that everyone will equally enjoy the program, you need to be close to the beach and have plenty of plans for trips and leisure. If you travel with smaller children on your family holiday, you might consider booking a room at a resort, where everything is close to your accommodation and there are babysitting services available. Some of the best beaches of Central America are the famous Manuel Antonio and Monteverde, where you can stay close to the nature, amenities and stunning beaches as well.