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Cruising With A Disability

Twenty years ago this week, the United States passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It is said that approximately 54 million Americans have a disability. The definition given by the ADA is a “person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.” Thanks to this act, people who meet this definition have gained independence and a better quality of life. One area that has greatly improved for the disabled is travel by cruise.

FAQ’s For First-Time Cruisers

If you are considering booking your first cruise but have some questions or concerns, look no further! Here are the top ten most frequently asked questions about Ocean Cruising that I receive from my clients

Gulf Oil Spill Effect on Cruising

With the massive explosion of the British Petroleum oil rig off the coast of Louisiana many people are worried about the future of the cruises which leave from ports in New Orleans, Mobile, Galveston, and potentially Florida.

Happy Anniversary, Echelon Travels!

This month, Echelon Travels is celebrating one year since it hit the web! It’s been a great year with a lot of changes – a very successful first year!

Our everyday lives have adopted the latest “Green” trend in an effort to save our planet. The travel industry is no exception and has gone a long way to accommodate the needs ecotourism has created. This does not mean that you have to sacrifice luxury, and one of the best ways to pamper yourself and remain conscious of the environment, is by vacationing at a luxurious bed and breakfast.

The bed and breakfast experience is definitely unique. Each inn offers something different, and I have always found that your hosts will go out of their... more

Luxury Travel on the Rise

Posted by JenW On May - 9 - 2009ADD COMMENTS

Over the past few months, the travel industry has received some good news by way of a steady increase in the luxury travel market. The importance of quality travel has become desirable, now more than ever, as everyone needs to get away from it all to relax and recharge.

Luxury, by definition, is of course, a matter of perspective. Some dream of visiting the French Riviera and staying in a first-class villa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, while others idea of a luxury vacation could be camping out on a secluded tropical beach counting the stars... more

Welcome to Echelon Travels!

Posted by JenW On April - 29 - 2009ADD COMMENTS

Echelon Travels is a comprehensive review and recommendation site featuring luxurious and affordable travel destinations. In travel planning, information is key. Here, you will find a variety of articles with suggestions to help you plan the perfect vacation.

Elite Travel Planning Ideas

I will highlight a variety of luxury vacation options, including great package deals from trusted travel providers who offer the best choice of hotels, air travel deals, cruises, car rentals, and exciting last minute deals. You will also find unique ideas... more

About Me

about me

Through many years in the travel industry, I have become a travel concierge which allows me to pass along my personal insider expertise to help you decide what your next vacation adventure will be. It is my goal that you create and enjoy perfectly tailored vacations to the greatest destinations around the world! Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments you may have.