ICEHOTEL Sweden my own Arctic experience

ICEHOTEL Sweden my own Arctic experience | Jukkasjärvi, Sweden |  Have you ever dreamt on one of those warm nights of summer, to be sleeping on top of a huge bar of ICE.? Well then, how about spending two night at a hotel, all made out of ICE.? How does that sound…. freezing right? Indeed. That was my experience last December 2010 at the ICEHOTEL in Sweden. One of the trips I will never, ever forget. We were there just the week before of the season opening, so we got access to the whole hotel both front and back. What is ICEHOTEL? A hotel built of ice and snow, would be the most common response. The first and the largest in the world, someone might add. But we they more thrilling stories to tell.  Continue reading ICEHOTEL Sweden my own Arctic experience

Dog Sledding in the Arctic

Dog Sledding in the Arctic | Kiruna, Sweden | Who would imagine, that right after flying from New York to Stockholm and connecting to Kiruna in the Arctic, you will be greeted by over 3 dozens of Snow Dogs to transfer you to the ICEHOTEL. What an amazing and unexpected experience I will not forget for the rest of my life. The staff of the ICEHOTEL gave us our heavy Arctic gear and set us in a journey of approximately 2 hours, including a brief technical stop to taste local delicatessens and drinks, to an amazing white adventure.  Continue reading Dog Sledding in the Arctic

Carlos Melia to be Guest Speaker at IGLTA Convention 2011

Carlos Melia to be Guest Speaker at IGLTA’s Convention |  Ft. Lauderdale, Florida |  IGLTA – International Gay and Lesbian Association, will be holding their 2011 Annual Convention in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (May 10-15th.), and I have been invited to take part as a Guest Speaker for their Educational Session Itinerary. During this week I will be sharing sessions with very well renown professionals and stablished companies such as Google, GayCities.com, GayTravel.com, Air Canada, SAS Airlines, IBM, NGLCC, among many others. It is an honor for me to be consider for this duty.  You may check out the full Seminars Itinerary online at IGLTA’s Convention UNLEASH. As for my own session here is the full information, I look forward seeing you all there (May 13th.) CM by Carlos Melia Carlos Melia, Travel Agent, Blogger & Marketing Consultant Learn the ABCs of Developing a Blog: Becoming a travel blogger can benefit your business and create a new parallel source of income. Drawing from his own successes with carlosmeliablog.com, Melia will demonstrate how to create and monetize a blog associated with your travel business/product/service. The session will also cover promotion strategies to help you find your niche.

…” We are so incredibly excited for our convention in Fort Lauderdale, May 2011! This event is going to be the premiere event in LGBT tourism and will include businesses from all over the world. You will network with, learn from and meet the leaders in our industry. Stay tuned to this website for more information…” by IGLTA Staff.