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Diane Webster

Diane Webster About the Author: Diane, Classic Travel’s President Joy Thrun’s sister, retired from the State of Michigan where she worked in the area of information technology and served on the original e-Michigan team that launched the Michigan.gov website. Travel is a family passion and, like her parents and siblings, Diane has delighted in traveling the world. She has enjoyed Hawaii, Alaska, and many destinations throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. She has also had the pleasure of traveling to China, Japan, France, Spain, Italy, England, Monaco, and Malta.

I learned something on my trip to Nashville - I'm a country girl at heart! I wasn't prepared to fall in love with Tennessee - but I have to tell you, unless you have a heart of stone, it's hard not to love the Southern charms of Nashville. First impressions mean a lot, and our… [Read More]

The cruising experience is something everyone should try. The trick is to find the right destinations and cruise line for you. The professionals at Classic Travel can help you with that. They know what'll work best with your lifestyle. And, when you're matched with the right ship, on the right itinerary - it's a match made… [Read More]

As long as I can remember, there was always talk of Malta in our home. It was the homeland of my grandparents, Aunties, and Uncles. After my husband, Bob, and I took our first "roots" trip to Malta with my parents, Speed and Lila Fenech, we couldn't wait to get back. It was a dream… [Read More]

Cabin fever is real – I live in Michigan, I know it firsthand. So, after a particularly long winter, I was beside myself with anticipation when Helen, my Mother in-law, offered to take her children to the sunny, beautiful, Dominican Republic in February. We were going to Punta Cana at the perfect time - the… [Read More]

When my husband, Bob, asked Joy at Classic Travel to "book us something for next week" - I was shocked. I didn't think we had time for a vacation. Then I realized we had the time to go, what we didn't have time for was planning a vacation. Joy took care of everything for us… [Read More]

Destination--Los Cabos; Assignment--check out the hotels, activities and Maritur. Maritur is a destination management company that works with Classic Travel for planning the activities of our groups. Whether it is corporate incentive travel, a family reunion or anything in between - they can be enlisted to make the trip more enjoyable and the coordinating seamless… [Read More]

Italy is a great place to discover and learn - about culture, history, food and yourself. Our first stop in Italy was Rome. On the way to our hotel, the Excelsior, our taxi driver informed us that we were staying on a “very important" street. When we arrived, I understood what he meant. The hotel is… [Read More]

I was shocked the day I realized that it had been eight years since my husband, Bob, and I had been to Las Vegas. It seemed like just yesterday (ok, I know I’m getting older) when we were going to Las Vegas at least once a year and were “regulars” at the Caesars Palace slot… [Read More]

When you enter the Encore, you'll see red - a rich red that sweeps through the carpets and walls and engulfs the striking chandeliers. The Encore is a new addition to the Vegas scene and is similar to her sister hotel/casino, the Wynn, in fact, the two hotels are connected. You can walk from the Encore to… [Read More]

A few years ago I was a cruise virgin, never been on one, wasn't sure I wanted to. 3 1/2 years later I've been on 5 cruises. My husband and I have now cruised Europe, Alaska, and three different Caribbean itineraries. We've cruised with family and done a couple of romantic cruises with just the two… [Read More]