Fires in Gatlinburg: What You Need to Know

Fire inferno in a green forest at daytime

In the wake of the severe fires burning in and around Gatlinburg, White Oak Lodge and Resort was officially evacuated last night. The resort has sustained only minor damage, and personnel including Charlie, Johnny, their families, and evacuated guests are safe. The downtown Gatlinburg area has also been evacuated, and is reporting damage and heavy […]

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 Food Truck Favorites

Never judge a book by its cover, or food by its establishment. I’ve had the best barbecue and kebabs at gas stations. At checkout, I am still expecting to hear “do you want gas with that?” Good food can come from unassuming places. That’s where the food truck phenomenon rolls onto the scene. In certain […]

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 Fabulous Cruise, Fantastic Cause

Carnival Dream

You can “cruise for the kids” with Global Connections and Carnival Cruise Lines! Vacation Quest is offering two Carnival Cruises (Alaska and the Caribbean) that not only make a fabulous vacation getaway, but also benefit Children’s Mercy, one of the leading children’s hospitals in the nation.

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 Member Monday: Our Creative Director Shows us the Wild Side of Orlando


On a recent family reunion in Orlando, our Creative Director, Stacey Gregory, spent some time treating her family to the little treasures in the area. From airboats to spaceships to alligators, check out her recommendations in this Global Connections employee edition of our weekly Member Monday.

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