adventure travel

By Everett Potter I’ve just returned from the Adventure World Travel Summit (ATWS) in Lugano, in the sunny canton of Ticino in Switzerland. One of the best things about attending the ATWS, which is a yearly event organized by the Adventure Travel Trade Association, is meeting new, emerging and lesser-known

By Everett Potter ECCO Biom 2.1 The Danish company ECCO has a reputation for well-made and stylish footwear, from dress shoes and boots to sneakers. In my experience, their shoes tend to be very comfortable right out of the box. Now we have their new ECCO Biom 2.1 Low Tex,

By Everett Potter Adventure travel has taken a big hit during the pandemic but there are indications that it could be a bright light in 2022. I caught up with Shannon Stowell, the CEO of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), to get his take on what we can expect

By Everett Potter The good news for travelers is that with some European countries now actively welcoming back Americans, a number of forward-thinking adventure travel companies are already offering trips to these destinations. For those who love walking, hiking and cycling, not to mention eating, drinking local wine, and relaxing

By Brian E. Clark The year 2020 will soon be over. And for many, 2021 can’t get here fast enough. That’s been especially true for many adventure travel companies, especially those that offer trips abroad. Jamen Yeaton-Masi, Vice President of Worldwide Travel & Operations for New England-based Country Walkers, said this year

By Everett Potter The current Covid-19 crisis has led to a huge increase in the number of people heading for the great outdoors for a weekend or week of camping, hiking, and exploring. Despite what many outdoor websites and catalogs might lead you to believe, not all of those heading

By Everett Potter It’s not just hotels, airlines, cruise lines that have been impacted by the stay-at-home bans to curb the coronavirus. The adventure travel industry, which is comprised of many small family-owned outfitters, has taken a devastating hit. I caught up with Shannon Stowell, the CEO of the Adventure

  By Everett Potter About 14 years ago, a guy named Shannon Stowell arranged to meet me in New York City. We talked for an hour or so about adventure travel and an organization that he was reviving called the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), which is responsible for the yearly Adventure

By Everett Potter Where are the most discerning adventure travelers going in 2018? You know who I mean, the ones who see the world as their oyster, who always fly private, and who only travel with friends or family on bespoke trips. Those for whom price is not an object,

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