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Marilyn Macallair, Vice President Business Development



Marilyn's background includes over 25 years of experience in marketing and sales in the travel industry. Before joining Passport Online, Marilyn served as Director of Sales, Western Region for b-there.com, a meetings online registration and housing technology company. She also spent 8 years with SatoTravel as Director of Corporate Sales and Product Development Manager for leisure travel worldwide. Marilyn was Vice President of Membership Marketing for the Encore Travel Club and served as Director of Leisure Marketing for Lifeco Travel Services and Continental Airlines. She began her travel industry career working for Sheraton Hotels. Marilyn received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Boston College and a Masters in Communications from Boston University. She resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Webinar: Website Content Conundrum

It was great fun to share the virtual studio with our colleagues and customers as we hosted a webinar for the Travel Professional Community. The webinar, entitled “Website Content Conundrum,” tackled the topic of what kinds of content are really needed on agency websites in today’s environoment.

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Austria – an enchanting country and so independent!

I have just returned from a two week vacation in Austria including a four day Avalon River Cruise down the Danube. It was a brilliant experience filled with the beauty, history and charm of Salzburg…

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It’s Snowing In Utah! (Finally)

Utah is known as having the “greatest snow on earth”. For skiers and boarders this means light, fluffy powder and LOTS OF IT. This winter we are feeling the effects of some kind of weather pattern and have not received the inches upon inches of the fresh stuff that we are used too.

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A Little French Village

Sometimes you find yourself in a place that defies imagination, it’s just so cool. That was my recent  end of summer holiday experience in a tiny village in Provence called “Eygalières.” Located almost in the middle of the triangle of enchanting Provence cities: Arles, Avignon and Aix en Provence, Eygalières is the perfect staging area […]

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A Wine Discovered — And Then Discovered Again

Last May, I was visiting one of my favorite places … Red Lodge, Montana. It is a classic western town situated at the beginning of the Beartooth Highway, which crosses from Montana to Wyoming and is the gateway to Yellowstone National Park. Red Lodge is the “new old west” with a picturesque Main Street about […]

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Start your Blog with what you know — TRAVEL!

I recently gave a seminar at the Vacation.com conference on using the various types of social networks to drive business to your web site. Lots of folks were talking Socail Networking at the conference and they were doing live Twitter feeds every day. Now I don’t pretend to know a great deal about Facebook, Twitter […]

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