DreamTrips Podcast

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Travel Community

September 1, 2016

In a world of various travel communities, what makes ours stand out from the rest? Get exclusive insight on how our shared experiences adds value to your life. It’s kind of cool and there are many ways to connect.


Today’s Feature

Jim Menge, President of Rovia LLC, has spent 30-plus years working in the travel industry. Growing up in Miami, Jim recalls as a boy watching the planes land and take off at the airport. It was during those moments that his lifelong dream of working in travel was born. The interview also represents Jim’s return to DreamTrips, and he says it is an honour to be back.  Jim provides insight into the various ways Rovia operates in relation to the DreamTrips Membership. He also expounds on certain facets of the DreamTrips travel product, including how it works and even exclusive news regarding where we are taking it. His personal stories color this interview and are not to be missed.

Social Beat

Jason Clayden shares his recent findings on how social media is used in our travel community. He and Wayne discuss the trends for sharing on social media and get to a few of your posts.

Member Spotlight

Wayne talks with member Anand Patel from Zimbabwe.  Anand has been a member of DreamTrips for five years and talks about his first impression of our travel community when he travelled to Mykonos, Greece.  He has made friends on DreamTrips and VolunTours, and talks about the different way to travel, make friends and stay connected with them. As Anand says, “… be open to the universe as the world is a beautiful place and DreamTrips is just making it easier to share everything.”

DreamTrips Local Update

Soak up the atmosphere of a happening Miami South Beach Restaurant called The Pelican.  Hannah interviews General Manager Guiseppe Castiello who talks about the Hotel being built in 1934 and their restaurant philosophy. This authentic Italian restaurant uses only the freshest catches from local fisherman and fresh meats with no additives and sounds a fun place to dine.

Addresses, websites and phone #s mentioned in this episode

  • 58 percent of Millennials prefer to travel with friends-@iMarketingInc
  • Experiences plus personalization are two trends discussed in our latest industry report #travel-@PositiveLuxury
  • Consumers are purchasing experiences over actual items http://fw.to/QoyMIbe  #trends #travel-@LuxuryFrontiers
  • The Pelican Hotel online
  • Please share the podcast on all your favorite social networks #dreamtripspodcast

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