What is life like for you right now?
I’m the Philadelphia suburbs, where we’ve been on lockdown since March 13.
Where are you working these days?
We live in a 200-year-old house, and the room that we affectionately call “the computer room” is now Swain’s Central Command – little did the builders know what would become of this space back then! Watch a video recording of my podcast series, and you’ll see it in action.
What’s your typical day like now?
My days feel very robotic. What day is it anyway? During the first four weeks of the pandemic, we were busy rebooking all of our clients’ travel plans. Now, we’re planning for recovery and working on new bookings.
What do you do to stay sane?
Who said I was ever sane? I move around, walk outside, grocery shop, and take part in plenty of Zoom calls.
What are you watching, reading, listening to?
Well, I’d say my computer screen mainly – it’s been quite busy!
What travel plans have you put on hold for the pandemic?
So many! My son’s wedding – originally planned for Tuscany – has been postponed and moved to Philadelphia. I didn’t get to visit my new granddaughter in Australia or attend some of my favorite gatherings, like the annual World Travel & Tourism Council Summit in Mexico, the Australian Tourism Exchange in Melbourne, and the TRENZ conference in Christchurch, New Zealand.