Articles tagged “at your service”

Hotels

The Wellness Director Making the Maldives Accessible for Travelers With Disabilities

Despite its popular attractions, the Maldives is mostly off-limits to travelers with disabilities. But that's about to change, thanks to Victoria Kruse, who’s leading a groundbreaking accessibility initiative at Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences.

The Wellness Director Making the Maldives Accessible for Travelers With Disabilities

Tourism

Putting the Rouge in Prince Edward Island’s Red Sand Beaches

Besides PEI's Anne of Green Gables and delicious lobster, it is also known for its uniquely red-colored sand. Read on to hear from Linda Menzie, one of the beaches' primary caretakers who makes sure visitors get the full experience on the island's shores.

Putting the Rouge in Prince Edward Island’s Red Sand Beaches

Tourism

The Philadelphia Actor Bringing the U.S. Constitution to Life for Tourists

The U.S. Constitution has been enormously divisive throughout history. But Cathy Simpson considers it an honor to tell its story because of its crucial role in building the country.

The Philadelphia Actor Bringing the U.S. Constitution to Life for Tourists

Tourism

The Dylan Archivist Building an Attraction From All Things Bob

Mark Davidson, a music historian and scholar who’s made his own music for years, is director of archives and exhibits at Tulsa’s newly opened Bob Dylan Center. The goal is prompting any visitor to be more creative in their own life. Davidson’s the perfect choice — even if he prefers not wearing white gloves.

The Dylan Archivist Building an Attraction From All Things Bob

Hotels

Hawaii’s Cultural Diplomat Bridging the Gap Between Reality and Misperception

Danny Akaka, a historian and ambassador at Auberge Resorts Mauna Lani in Hawaii, represents the best of modern cultural diplomacy. He's worked at the property for 39 years and shares the stories, oral traditions, and spirit of the area with guests who can't get enough. As luxury travelers look for more meaning in their travels, this is a masterclass on how to broker it elegantly.

Hawaii’s Cultural Diplomat Bridging the Gap Between Reality and Misperception

Business Travel

A Daughter of Nigerian Immigrants Helping Under-Represented Students See the World

Studying abroad doesn't have to be a pipe dream for young Hispanic and African Americans. Bola Ibidapo's Too Fly Foundation is on a mission to help young people overcome the barriers they face in their communities that prevent them from traveling the globe.

A Daughter of Nigerian Immigrants Helping Under-Represented Students See the World

Tourism

The Woman of Color Transforming Access and Leadership in Outdoor Travel

As a queer woman of color in the U.S. outdoor and tech space, Breanne Acio and her Sēkr app are making outdoor recreation more accessible through a community-driven listing of free campsites, plus a social platform. But she’s also aiming to end the "bro culture" in the outdoor travel industry.

The Woman of Color Transforming Access and Leadership in Outdoor Travel

Coronavirus

This Green Boss Keeps a Hotel’s Living Décor, Well, Alive

While some of us barely know how to keep a potted plant alive, Valerio Morano Sagliocco and his team make sure many hotels, residential developments, and other businesses never have to worry about leaves losing their green — or whatever color they’re supposed to be — luster.

This Green Boss Keeps a Hotel’s Living Décor, Well, Alive

Hotels

The Carbon Offset Concierge Providing Guests With a Guilt-Free Vacation

Jareth Vermeulen is tasked with showing tourism’s greener side at Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort.

The Carbon Offset Concierge Providing Guests With a Guilt-Free Vacation

Tourism

Africa’s Wildlife Champion Fights Poachers Seizing on Covid Tourism Drop

Alina Peter is on the frontlines fighting the rise of poaching in Africa. Here, she shares how she works, the situation on the ground, and why it's important to weave science, indigenous knowledge, and technical expertise to derail the growing commercialization of illicit poaching, all of which has deep implications for tourism.

Africa’s Wildlife Champion Fights Poachers Seizing on Covid Tourism Drop