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Ireland/Scotland Murder Mystery Trip

Have you ever marveled at the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, and the Ring of Kerry?  Have you ever thought about kissing the Blarney Stone?  Do you have a hankering to sip some Irish Coffee, toast with a glass of Jameson’s, and raise a pint of Guinness? Would you like to look upon Loch Ness […]

So Much Wine – So Little Time

Wine Enthusiast Magazine named the top 10 wine destinations of 2013 recently in its 2nd annual travel edition.  The editors had the tough job of traveling the world to find locales that offer the best wine quality, cultural experience, tourist infrastructure and travel relevance.Wine lovers seeking the finest vintages can travel far and wide or […]

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Holland America Sail & Save Program Now Underway

To get ready for the 2013 sailing season, Holland America Line is launching one of its most popular annual promotions. The Sail & Save sale begins Dec. 10 and features special savings on multiple cruises and destinations. Guests who book Sail & Save promotions can take advantage of savings of up to 50 percent off […]

VIP Service in Jamaica

We believe your luxury vacation should be enjoyable and seamless from beginning to end.  That’s why we can now offer a VIP airport lounge experience at the Montego Bay Airport in Jamaica. Discerning travelers can receive VIP arrival and departure service from $80 per person to include: Fast-track through immigration and security Welcome beverage and […]

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Great Golf in Ireland – Ready to Book for 2013!

New for 2013, Sceptre Tours Golf’s “Gathering on the Greens,” is an affordable, one-of-a-kind boutique small group escorted tour certain to delight anyone longing to test their skill on Ireland’s world-renowned courses. Whether you’re a scratch or a mid-to-high handicap player, The Gathering on the Greens golf package provides a unique opportunity for you and […]

Ready to follow a new path? How about a back road?

back road •    Part of Speech:  noun •    Definition:  non-main road, a  little-used secondary road, especially one through a rural or sparsely populated area •    Synonyms:  alley, alleyway, back street, side street, country road, detour •    Definition for detour:  indirect course •    Synonyms for detour:  alternate route, bypass, bypath, byway, circuit, circuitous route,  deviation, divergence, […]

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A New Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Tradition

  Now that it’s finally not 100+ degrees outside my thoughts are turning to fall and holiday travel.  One fall/holiday trip I’ve always wanted to take was to go to New York City over the Thanksgiving holiday. In our house, we have many holiday traditions that we do year after year.  Checking out all of […]

Win a 4-Night Bahamas Cruise for Two!

Are you ready to win a 4-Night Bahamas Cruise for 2?  Well, we’re ready to provide the grand prize for the best Halloween costume at the 1st Annual Halloween Party at Detour in Arts & Design District of Carmel, Indiana on Saturday, October 29, 2011. Carmel Travel Company is proud to be one of the […]

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Up to PGA Challenge? Try Kiawah Island!

Among many golf resorts on the East Coast, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island stands out.   The resort offers five championship, award-winning golf courses for all levels of play.  In addition, players and vacations have the choice of staying at The Sanctuary oceanfront hotel or at one of the resorts spacious villas. Ever wonder if your […]

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Up for a PGA Championship Challenge? Try Kiawah Island…

Among many golf resorts on the East Coast, Kiawah Island stands out.   The resort offers five championship, award-winning golf courses for all levels of play.  A nice feature of this resort is that, among other things, players and vacations have the choice of staying at The Sanctuary oceanfront hotel or at one of the resorts […]

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Sweet New Hotel on St Lucia

View of the Pitons, St Lucia A sweet new hotel opened in St Lucia…the Hotel Chocolate opened on the grounds of the 18th century Rabot Estate, a working cocoa plantation.  This new hotel overlooks the Pitons of St Lucia and they are offering some of the most wonderful luxury accommodations in St Lucia, at what […]

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New Check-in Service On Board at Holland America Line

Holland America Line is one of my favorite cruise lines.  Their ships have an understated elegance that appeals to my personal taste.  I find their ships to be arty and colorful, yet subtly restrained.  The beautiful decor on each of their vessels has an individual theme yet a lovely consistency is maintained throughout Holland’s entire […]

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I am a Hawaii Specialist

Kalalau Valley Lookout Among other things, I am a Hawaiian Islands Specialist.  When I first became a Travel Agent, I chose this specialty because of my love of the Hawaiian islands, the Hawaiian people and their culture.  I have traveled to Hawaii many times, often on business, or to accompany my husband on business, but […]

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Sick of Winter? Think Spring Break!

Cold weather here in the Midwest means more travelers look to warm areas over Spring Break.  Florida, Mexico, the Caribbean and cruise ship vacations are looking very attractive just about now especially as we brave the current ice storm that is raging across the state.  Here is just a quick breakdown of the most popular Spring […]

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All About The Battle Between Expedia, Orbitz & the Airlines

Have  you wondered why the airlines have pulled their fares from sites like Expedia and Orbitz? In the video below, Fox59 interviews Carmel Travel Company’s Melisa Keiser on why.

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