Christmas Tour Around the World

Have you ever wondered how and when we started to celebrate Christmas? Have you ever wondered how people celebrate this special time of year in different countries around the world and what traditions are being passed from generation to generation?

Tour Guides…Make Your Passion for Travel Your Career

Lucero Macedo, ITMI Alumni 2011 An interview with Lucero Macedo, ITMI Certified Tour Guide and someone with a passion for travel! What or who inspired you to become a tour director? The passion for learning about and sharing the beauty

Afraid of Public Speaking? Talk to the ‘Coach!

You hear your name called and your mouth becomes the Sahara Desert. A cruel clamminess crawls across every inch of your skin. You stand up and you can’t feel your feet. OMG! you can’t feel your feet. Are you even

6 Legendary Guides Who Redefined Travel

Throughout history, guides have deepened travel experiences for their groups and revealed revolutionary new ways of seeing the world. Their knowledge of history, languages, and cultures continues to drive important exploration and discussion in modern times. Guides are passionate thought

Visiting Santa Monica for a Perfect Summer Getaway

Click for original article featured on Prime online Magazine Story by Debbie Franks, ITMI Certified Tour Director, Guide & World Traveler. The seemingly endless rains of Seattle and Portland. Dallas and Phoenix’s encroaching heat. New York and Atlanta’s oppressive humidity and

Art Imitating Life: A Love Story Of Combined Passions

Evan Kilgore holds a fine arts degree in musical theatre and has worked as a freelance actor, singer and recording artist. While he was a student, he had the opportunity to take school trips to Europe, where he developed a

My Roam Sweet Roam…Oh the Places You Could Go!

San Francisco to Yosemite Heading to Yosemite National Park was definitely an adventure in itself. Winding up the foothills to the entrance, my anticipation was at an all time high, and I was thrilled to get to experience such a

Why Motorcoach Driver Training is a Must

There’s much more to being a Motorcoach Driver than driving a Motorcoach. Every Driver plays a vital role in the overall success of a Group Tour. Their professionalism, attitude, and critical thinking abilities are essential to ensuring that every Tour

Travel, the Greatest Teacher in the World

Travel is the greatest teacher in the world. The people-to-people connection is what travel is all about. Travel creates global bonds that dwarf geographic distances and cultural differences. Each time your travel you weave a thread in a larger world

An Arizona Road Trip Adventure Along Route 66

Featured article in by Michael Soncina, ITMI Alumni and all around amazing writer and world citizen! ARIZONA: THE LAND OF COWBOYS, MEXICAN FOOD AND THE GREAT AMERICAN ROAD TRIP! It may be a strange place for a Canadian to end up

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