Destination Directory

Lisa Stickler

Lisa Stickler

  • Hard Rock International announced plans to open Hard Rock Hotel Berlin Checkpoint Charlie—Germany's first Hard Rock Hotel—in 2020. The 372-room hotel will reflect the area's musical past and spirited present. Hamish Dodds, Hard Rock International CEO, notes, "The Hard Rock Hotel brand's presence in this project not only reflects the area's young and lively character, but also the musical freedom message that is embedded in the culture of Berlin."

  • People travel for different reasons, but their potential risks are the same. Whether you're on a mandatory business trip, traveling with a group or jetting off on a vacation you've been planning for years, you could let your guard down. 

  • While Midwesterners delight at the first sighting of Robin Red Breast flying across the morning sky, New Englanders look for white clouds of smoke rising from sugar shack chimneys to signify winter's end. Beginning in late February, fragrant plumes of steam rise throughout Western Connecticut, heralding the arrival of maple syrup season. Group travelers interested in the longstanding maple syrup making process have many opportunities to experience it in Western Connecticut.

  • Each year nearly three million people visit South Dakota to marvel at the majestic beauty of the Black Hills. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the completion of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The Mount Rushmore monument showcases the ingenuity, vision and tenacity of the determined men and women who worked on the historic project.