Think about the last time you stayed at a hotel. What’s the first thing you ask the receptionist when you arrive? Quite possibly, it’s “Do you provide breakfast?”. They respond with a quick “Yes, we do sir. We serve a complimentary continental breakfast from 6-10:00 am. The food is great!”. Awesome, you think to yourself,

Lush rainforests, green mountains and sandy beaches dominate. Guess who I am? Costa Rica? Maui? All of the above, actually. 2018 started off right for me with travels to both Hawaii and Costa Rica. With so much noise and negative news in the world, sometimes you just need a break—a traveler’s recharge. Not surprisingly, the

The tourism industry has been around a long time, so why the recent push for sustainable tourism? We have to look at this from many angles, including political, social, environmental and long term vision. Tourism is the fastest, I repeat, fastest growing industry. Having said that, it’s an understatement to claim that tourism makes an

Memorial Day weekend is here. This weekend marks the kickoff of the summer travel season, often times causing a painful travel experience for the ill prepared. According to AAA, 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this weekend. That is one million more travelers than 2016, and the highest Memorial

Stretch Tourism has officially launched. We’re online for the world to see and ready to help people have the best travel experience possible, while being kind to mother nature and developing local communities. Starting a travel company is something that I’ve tossed around for quite some time. After three years of researching ecotourism and brainstorming around travel startup ideas,