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Global Escapes Featured on Cover of Leading Travel Industry Publication

4 November 19

Author: Betsy Harter

Tiffany Hines, Global Escapes president and CEO, is featured on the cover of this month’s Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine, a leading travel industry trade publication. The article recognizes Hines and Global Escapes for remarkable growth over the last six years, and it highlights Hines as a leader in the travel industry due to her creative […]

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Global Escapes and Corporate Connections Expand Teams

10 September 19

Author: Betsy Harter

Leisure travel consulting company Global Escapes and its sister company Corporate Connections recently announced the addition of four new team members. Jenny Owensby and Kourtney Prater bring their impressive skills to complement the Corporate Connections team, which assists business travelers with their logistical needs. Hannah Angel joins forces with Global Escapes to create unique leisure […]

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Australia Delivers Authenticity

1 May 19

Author: Betsy Harter

Australia. What makes it worth the 15-hour flight? How about walking along a pristine, deserted beach; holding a soft and surprisingly heavy koala bear as he burrows into the curve of your neck; star-gazing under a wide-open sky untouched by light pollution; or sipping buttery full-flavored wine with the one you love? These are just […]

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Global Escapes CEO Tiffany Hines Earns Prestigious Small Business Award

30 April 19

Author: Betsy Harter

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Georgia District Office has hand-selected Tiffany Hines, owner of Global Escapes in Athens, GA, for the Women in Business Champion Award, one of eight coveted 2019 Small Business Week Awards. Hines was the only recipient from the Athens Area. She will be honored at a ceremony scheduled for May 2 […]

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Find Your Paradise in Costa Rica

4 March 19

Author: Betsy Harter

Whatever your idea of paradise may be, you can find it in Costa Rica. Global Escapes, with our partner Delta Vacations, can help you get there! From ziplining through the rainforest, to kayaking in national parks, to traversing sky bridges in the volcano region, Costa Rica is an explorer’s paradise. Visiting two or three areas […]

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What’s New in River Cruising for 2019?

30 October 18

Author: Betsy Harter

Discover the allure of Uniworld River Cruises—voted the “#1 River Cruise Line”—in the Travel + Leisure 2018 World’s Best Awards—and get to know their five new itineraries for 2019, all specially crafted to show you iconic destinations in a whole new way. So, whether you’re a first-time or seasoned traveler to these regions, there won’t […]

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Holidays in the Land of Fire and Ice

28 October 18

Author: Betsy Harter

During the cold holiday season, there is no hotter destination than Iceland. Whether you crave activity, thrive on sightseeing, or rejuvenate by relaxation, this winter wonderland brings holiday happiness to every type of traveler. Adventures on Ice If heart-pumping activities are your idea of a memorable getaway, then Iceland has you covered. The snowy glaciers, […]

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Namaste, India!

23 August 18

Author: Betsy Harter

Some travelers like to research a new destination inside and out before they visit. Their deep understanding of the history, culture, and traditions truly allows them to enjoy their experience even more. I used to wish I were like those people. For example, I admired the couple I met in Alaska who brought along their […]

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Travel with a Purpose

3 June 18

Author: Betsy Harter

Voluntourism, sustainable tourism, ecotourism, responsible travel….many names, one goal: to leave the places you visit better than you found them. At Global Escapes, we are proud to work with a variety of partners that support our clients’ efforts to travel with a purpose. BACKROADS Backroads has been taking responsible travel seriously since their first trip […]

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Outdoor Lovers Enjoy Myriad Travel Options

21 May 18

Author: Betsy Harter

What does relaxation mean to you? Do you unwind best at a quiet spa, or do you require an adrenaline rush to release that pent-up stress? If you are someone who bonds tightly with others when experiencing an exhilarating activity together, you are not alone. Active vacations are becoming increasingly popular for everyone from honeymoon […]

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