REAL TRAVELS, REAL KNOWLEDGE.
Conlin employees have a passion for travel, as well as a passion for providing extraordinary service. That’s why our agents and staff are frequently visiting new cities and countries, curating recommendations and experiences to bring back as they design the ultimate trip for you. Keep up with us on this page for detailed insight on trips and destinations, travel tips, and even inspiration to add another place to your bucket list!
- To Mexico We Go!September 15, 2020
Charlie O’Neill, President of HD Travel and Conlin Travel Leisure, recently traveled to Cancun, Mexico for a 5-night stay at the Unico resort. Read his insightful interview on airport procedures, his resort experience, and international travel and why he can’t wait to go back!
- It’s All Greek to Vicky!November 2, 2019
Vicky Masters is a Greek native and has been with Conlin Travel as a travel adviser since 1996. She uses her personal knowledge and love for Greece and the Mediterranean to curate unique itineraries with a personal touch so travelers can make memories for a lifetime! This past summer, Vicky returned to Greece to visit […]
- Kick Off Your Sandals (Resorts) in St. LuciaOctober 3, 2019
Kara Swayze, a Leisure Travel Agent based in Grand Rapids, spent a week in paradise celebrating her wedding anniversary. Kara enjoyed 5 days of vacation in St. Lucia, an East Caribbean island in the West Indies, sitting south of Martinique and northeast of Barbados. We sat down with her to hear about (and vicariously live […]
- The Benefits of Using a Travel AgentSeptember 20, 2019
When you have a whole world of information on how, when, and where to travel at your fingertips, why use a travel agency when you could easily piece together a trip on your own? This is a common question our agents are approached with when speaking with travelers. It’s a fair question- and one we’re […]
- Austin, TX: The Foodie’s HeavenJuly 30, 2019
“Austin is so much fun. It’s one of the coolest cities I’ve ever been to. A lot of young professionals in their 20s and 30s seem to flock there from all over the country. One of our Lyft drivers said that Austin is one of the top cities in the U.S. that people move to, […]
- The King of African Safaris with Micato SafarisJuly 11, 2019
Conlin Travel’s very own CEO, Chris Conlin, took a trip of a lifetime earlier this spring with an all-out luxury safari in Kenya and Tanzania with Micato Safaris. Micato Safari opened its doors over 50 years ago, and in that time, have a built a fantastic reputation for themselves. They’ve won several awards and accolades […]
- Perusing Peru with Lima ToursJune 25, 2019
Colleen Anthony, the Leisure Travel Department Manager here at Conlin, escaped the cold winter this past January to visit Peru with Lima Tours. From alpacas, to pebbled beaches, to Machu Picchu, she not only shared with us in an interview about her trip- she even created a great video summarizing all of the great excursions […]
- Amsterdam’s 5 Best Hidden Gems for Tourists – From a LocalJune 13, 2019
Sara Lovelace, our marketing specialist at Conlin Travel, spent last summer backpacking through Europe. During her three months abroad, she met up with her friend Valerie who lives in Amsterdam. Valerie played tourist for a day with Sara, showing her some lesser-known, unique spots that show off the real Amsterdam. We asked Sara to share […]
- Sandy in the Desert: A Look into Dubai and Abu DhabiJune 5, 2019
The UAE has a lot to brag about. The country is immaculately clean, it’s safe, it’s home to the tallest building in the world (Burj Khalifa), and the country is known to have more millionaires and billionaires than any other country. Dubai and Abu Dhabi–the two main cities that attract the most tourism, are very […]