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Works and Press Mentions

Laurel Brunvoll is a Travel Expert. She has been interviewed and quoted extensively, and has authored several articles and publications. She is available for media inquiries. Please contact her directly at



Cruise Bookings Increase

BY Ron Hurtibise; August 17, 2022; South Florida Sun Sentinel


Unforgettable Trips’ President and Founder Laurel Brunvoll named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2022 List of Top Travel Specialists

Condé Nast Traveler


How Big Are the Booking Waves This Wave Season?

BY Denise Caiazzo; January 31, 2022; TravelMarketReport


Travel Advisors Sound-off their 2022 New Year’s Resolutions

BY Denise Caiazzo; January 12, 2022; TravelMarketReport


How to visit Alaska this summer, no cruise ship required

BY Erica Bray; April 2, 2021; Orbitz


Unforgettable Trips’ President and Founder Laurel Brunvoll named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 List of Top Travel Specialists

March 23, 2021; Condé Nast Traveler


When Will Cruises Resume from the U.S.? Here’s what we know

BY Ron Hurtibisee; February 21, 2021; South Florida Sun Sentinel (paywall)


Why You Should Consider River Cruising in 2021

BY Erica Bray; February 10, 2021; AAA

Onboard Report: SeaDream I In The Caribbean

BY Laurel Brunvoll; November 24 2020; Luxury Travel Advisor

Travel: Down But Not Out

BY Mimi Kmet; September 30 2020; Business Traveler

Cruise lines won’t allow passengers to roam freely in port cities when sailings resume

BY Ron Hurtibise; September 22 2020; South Florida Sun Sentinel

What Is the Future of Vacations?

BY Rosie Spinks; May 21 2020; Skift

Will travel consultants be the last in line for bailouts?

BY DRBYOS; March 21 2020; Skift

Will Travel Advisors Be Last in Line for Bailouts?

BY ROSIE SPINKS; March 20 2020; Skift

Les conseillers en voyages seront-ils les derniers à faire des renflouements? – Skift | Vacances all inclusive

March 20 2020; Séjour pas cher

How to think about travel as the coronavirus threat evolves

BY HANNAH SAMPSON; March 2 2020; Washington Post

Florida’s $9 billion cruise industry faces biggest test since 9/11

BY ROB WILE; March 9 2020; Miami Herald

Wow! Immersion Experiences: Travel Advisors Share Examples of How They Amaze and Delight Their Clients

BY GERI BAIN; Summer 2019; Travel Advisor Magazine

3 Great Myths About Working With a Travel Advisor

BY JEAN NEWMAN GLOCK; August 1, 2019;; includes Featured Photo by Laurel Brunvoll

Inside Track: Where the Pros Go

BY GERI BAIN; Spring 2018; Travel Advisor Magazine

Can a Travel Agent Really Save You Money?

Moving Up To Luxury: Selling luxury doesn’t need to be a daunting task.


Plan a Cheap Trip to Europe Now

BY GATWIRI MUTHARA; March 29, 2018; AARP Magazine

Spring break beyond the beach: Why more travelers opt for active trips

BY BETH J. HARPAZ; February 8, 2018; Chicago Tribune

Travel Agent Tips for Planning Multigenerational Travel

BY JANEEN CHRISTOFF; November 29, 2018; Travel




How Much Money Should You Bring on Your Next Vacation? (


All My Bad Habits I Learned from Grandpa (Thomas Nelson Press)


All My Good Habits I Learned from Grandma (Thomas Nelson Press)


Life on Hold: Finding Hope in the Face of Serious Illness, with co-author David G. Seiler; (Multnomah Press)