Where’s Melody?

I travel as much as possible to learn about new resorts, hotels and destinations.  Here is where I’ll be going in 2017 and 2018, so far.  I’ll be updating this page as I plan new trips.  I hope you’ll follow along, and if I’m going to be in your town, please let me know!

2017

February

Group Travel Summit, Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Port St. Lucie, Florida.

March

Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX), Jerusalem, Israel.

May

Holland America cruise on the ms Nieuw Amsterdam from Vancouver to Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, and Ketchikan, Alaska plus Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.

October

Cancun & the Riviera Maya, Mexico, for a Honeymoon & Destination Wedding Sales Summit and resort tours.

November/December

New York City for a Disney Cruise Line ship tour.

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and the Dead Sea, Israel.

New York City holiday visit with family.


2018

January

New York City for Vogue Knitting Live event

February

Charlotte, North Carolina for Global Institute of Travel Entrepreneur’s (GIFTE) Book More Travel Workshop. (TBD)

March

Phoenix, Arizona, to visit family. (TBD)

April

Athens, Greece for the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) Destination Expo (TBD)

June

Venice, Italy and a cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas from Venice to Dubrovnik, Croatia, and Corfu, Santorini, Crete, Athens and Katakolon in Greece.

Jerusalem, Israel and Petra, Jordan

September

Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX), Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York. (TBD)

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, for CoNexion travel conference on a cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas Ft. Lauderdale to Labadee, Haiti; Falmouth, Jamaica; and Cozumel, Mexico.


Here’s where I was in 2016 and 2015…

2016 

February

Bridal Show February 28th at the Blue Heron Pines Golf Club, Egg Harbor City, NJ – Exhibiting

March

Bridal Show March 6th at Lucien’s Manor in Berlin, NJ – Exhibiting

April

Bridal Show April 24th at the Aloft Hotel in Mt. Laurel, NJ – Exhibiting

May

Sandals CSS Certification Course, Philadelphia, PA

Fathom cruise from Miami to the Dominican Republic.

June

AMA Waterways river cruise from Rousse, Bulgaria to Budapest, Hungary.  Itinerary visits Bucharest, Romania; Vidin – The Iron Gates, Bulgaria; Belgrade, Serbia; Vukovar, Croatia; Novi Sad, Serbia; Mohacs – Pecs – Villany, Hungary; Budapest, Hungary.

September

Sandals Royal Caribbean and Beaches Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

Bellissimo Catering at The Marion, Cherry Hill, NJ, Sunday, September 25, 2016.  Doors Open at 1PM.

October

Atlantic City Country Club Bridal Show, Northfield, NJ, October 2, 2016.  Doors Open at 1PM.

Holland America Cruise – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, Sint Maarten; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas.

November

Cruise World conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida – with tours of the MSC Divina, Holland America’s ms Koningsdam, and the Crystal Serenity.

Greate Bay Country Club Bridal Show, Somers Point, NJ, Sunday, November 20, 2016. Doors Open at 1PM.


2015

March

Branson, Missouri – Press trip

August

St. Lucia – Sandals Resorts FAM trip

September

Miami, St. Thomas, St. John, Tortola, Virgin Gorda – CoNexion conference cruise on Norwegian Getaway

October

Woodbridge, NJ – New Jersey Romance Writers Conference

Fort Lauderdale, FL – TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange)

November

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Cruise World conference

December

Cancun & the Riviera Maya, Mexico – The REAL Travel Mexico conference

New York City, NY – Visiting with family