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March 29, 2013

Keri Belisle Lends the Personal Touch as a Tour Guide

by Cynthia Robertson The first thing a DayTripper traveler notices about tour guide Keri Belisle is her easy smile and her warm, rich voice. She greets travelers by name as they all board the motor coach. Of all the tour …

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Fun Facts – Queen Mary

Lauded as royalty, a war hero, and a movie star, the Queen Mary is the most awe-inspiring ocean liner ever built. Forged during the Great Depression, this worldwide icon developed a rich history with her service to high society elites, …

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February 8, 2013

Karen Achtenhagen Puts the Creative Touch in DayTripper Tour Development

By Cynthia Robertson and Myron Stam For native San Diegan Karen Achtenhagen, travel and tourism has been a part of her life for decades. Her expertise in planning and her personal experience in travel lend a creative touch to her …

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Fun Facts – Borrego Desert Sculptures & Wildflowers

There is an immense amount of buzz surrounding the Borrego Valley. People from all around the world come to witness over 130 fascinating giant metal sculptures of prehistoric creatures and historical characters that span the desert landscape. The astonishing and whimsical collection of …

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January 24, 2013

2013 Pageant to Celebrate 80 Years of Living Pictures at the Festival of Arts

LAGUNA BEACH, CA – Long before the curtain fell on last summer’s enormously popular production, The Genius, Diane Challis Davy, director of the Pageant of the Masters, was busily formulating her ideas for 2013’s celebration of art in “living pictures” …

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December 7, 2012

Reservations Manager has a Heart for People and Travel

By Cynthia Robertson At any time during the business day, Robyn Schumacher, the Reservations Manager at DayTripper Tours, will more than likely be at her desk speaking with a client on the telephone.  Robyn loves talking with DayTripper travelers. She …

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New Excursion Ready for Liftoff in January to Visit Space Shuttle Endeavour

By Cynthia Robertson and Myron Stam If you want an experience that’s out of this world, then don’t miss the opportunity for an up-close look at the celebrated Space Shuttle Endeavour, which took up permanent residency in Los Angeles last …

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Symphony Etiquette

Attending live events such as musicals, concerts, and the theatre are exciting experiences, but did you know that there is an entirely different etiquette for the symphony? Applauding at different moments during music or a fantastic scene is usually a great way to …

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Motor Coach Etiquette

Motor coach excursions are a safe and increasingly popular way to travel and see the world, as they eliminate the stress of coordinating  the myriad details, driving in traffic and navigating on your own. With everything taken care of for you, on …

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October 5, 2012

Clients Make the Day for Kathie Murray

By Cynthia Robertson “Good Morning! This is Kathie, how may I help you?” Whether you are walking through the front doors of Daytripper’s new office or contacting them by phone, Kathie Murray is happy to greet you. Although the majority …

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