Park, KS – June 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Global
Connections, Inc. (GCI), a well-known travel club fulfillment and service
provider, have offered its expertise about airport layovers. According
to GCI’s concierge-style travel team who speak to travelers every day,
there are six ways to keep stress and boredom at bay when waiting for your
Get some extra exercise:
Travelers who have a fitness tracker can keep tabs on their “steps” while
walking from gate to gate. Some even take stairs instead of escalators
and if you have extra time, extend your stroll through other concourses.
Go into town: If you have six hours or more to burn grab a cab or light-rail
into town to check out the sites. If you don’t want to haul your bags back
and forth, many airports have storage lockers available. Some cities, such
as Salt Lake City, offer tours with airport pickup and drop off. Instead
of opting for an airport terminal meal, see what’s available in town. Of
course, make sure you keep an eye on the time and transportation options.
People watching: Spending time at a bar, or in the airport lounge may
turn out to be surprising fun. Airports are filled with people from every
walk of life. Whether you fancy yourself an amateur psychologist or just
enjoy good old-fashioned eye candy, an airport terminal is the perfect
setting to watch the world go by.
Call family and friends: Have you forgotten your cell phone’s original
purpose? When you’re not listening to tunes, playing games or reading,
the airport is a terrific place to reach out to family and friends for
a long overdue chat.
Catch up on work: Sure you’re headed on vacation, but those last few
hours before (or after) a leisure trip are perfect to clean up loose ends
at work or ensure that you are ready to hit the ground running upon return.
Free cultural experiences: Galleries and exhibitions are becoming more
commonplace in airports these days. Most frequently they offer visual interpretations
of the area or feature local artists. For example, some prime culturally
stimulating airport exhibits are found at MIA (Miami International), SAC
(Sacramento) and DFW (Dallas-Fort Worth).
is not just getting from here to there, say the travel
agents at GCI. It’s about the journey. Following these suggestions
may make your trip even more fulfilling.
Global Connections, Inc.
Connections, Inc. (GCI) is based in Overland Park, KS, opening in 1996
as a travel club fulfillment and service provider. Considered a leader
in the travel club industry, GCI offers the members of its Global Discovery
Vacations club program a wide variety of leisure benefits and vacation
options at more than 700 North American resorts. GCI is the developer and
owner of resorts in California, Florida, Tennessee and Colorado as well
as owning and leasing numerous resort condominium units throughout the
U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean. For more information about GCI visit
Global Discovery Vacations
Discovery Vacations is a respected membership based travel club offering
its members access to condominium accommodations, cruise and tour vacations,
a full service travel agency, a concierge program, and other leisure benefits.
For more information about Global Discovery Vacations visit GlobalDiscoveryVacations.com.
more information about GCI’s Travel Agency, call 855-999-7654 or email
questions via the website MyGCITravel.com.