Celebrating the Good Life

Celebrating the Good Life

Every year, for the last 19 years, members of our industry get together to celebrate the holidays. In that time, SITE SoCal (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence) has raised more than $2 million for local grassroots charities. You can only imagine the outrageous...
There is no “I” in TEAM

There is no “I” in TEAM

Ellen here. Giving Marilyn a week off from blogging and excited to share about our CTP Retreat to one of the most beautiful places on earth! Yep, I said it… ON EARTH! October 21st was a day of recovery. It was an opportunity to rest our overused stomach and...
Fabulous at 40!

Fabulous at 40!

I love party and event planning. Especially when it’s my own party! CTP was turning 40 – so this one needed to top all the others! Many months ago, I scheduled the party date to coincide with a major industry trade show in hopes that some of our...
What a Difference a Week Makes

What a Difference a Week Makes

I’d been in Croatia and Slovenia for 2+ weeks, leading an amazing journey for a merry band of WOWees onboard a lovely chartered cruise ship along the Adriatic coast and to some great hotels during the week-long land extension. Circumstances required me to stop...
Things that make you go “Hmmmm”

Things that make you go “Hmmmm”

While Marilyn is busily escorting her happy travelers around beautiful Croatia, those of us in the office are filling in on this week’s blog. A common pastime of ours in the office is sharing funny memes or signs that we see on social media. We realized that in our...
Now Boarding!

Now Boarding!

Whitney here – While Marilyn is sailing around Alaska, I’m taking over her blog for the week! Before I began working in this industry, I rarely traveled by plane.  I had a few international trips under my belt – a family trip to Japan when I was 13,...