Gaylord Palms Announces A Christmas Story as Theme for ICE! 2018 Season

It may only be July, but you can JUUUUUUST start to smell a tiny little bit Christmas in the air. The 2018 Hallmark ornaments have been revealed. QVC just had their Christmas In July event. And earlier today, the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL announced their theme for the 2018 season of ICE!, their annual indoor winter wonderland…and it just happens to be my most favorite Christmas movie ever – A CHRISTMAS STORY!

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Using A Debit Card for Car Rentals, The Airport Restaurant Designed by Walt Disney Imagineering, & More…

It’s the last weekend of 2017, y’all! Like many of you, I’m pretty much ready to let 2017 exit the building and maybe even let the door hit it on its behind as it leaves. Here’s to hoping that 2018 will be our best year yet!

Anyway, here’s a quick recap of the posts we wrote this week:

This week Joe wrote about:

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The Best Christmas Travel Video Ever

There are some Christmas videos and commercials that are timelessly iconic. Coca-Cola’s “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing” on the hilltop. Norelco’s stop-action Santa sledding down a hill on an electric rotary razor.  Hershey’s Kisses playing “We Wish You A Merry Christmas.” For the past several years, WestJet, a low-cost carrier that’s Canada’s second largest airline has done commercials of the annual “Christmas Miracles” they’ve done. All have been heartwarming but this one is, we think, the best they ever did:

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Our Travel Version of “A Visit From St. Nicholas” (With Apologies to Clement Clarke Moore)

T’was the night before travel and all through the suitcase,
Not an item was stirring, not even the toothpaste.

Warm sock were all packed in the bag with great care,
Because home for the holidays! It’s really cold there!

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Flying For The Holidays? Here’s What The TSA Recommends

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been the source of annoyance for many, and the butt of jokes for maybe even more. Fortunately, despite the individual TSA workers who sometimes act as if their career goal is to make travelers miserable, from a corporate point of view, they actually seem to have a sense of humor.

No, really!
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