SmartDepart: Personal Safety During Travel

June 25, 2020 4:00 pm

AAA Travel is proud to present our  broadcast of our SmartDepart Safety Series, Personal Safety During Travel. Join us as we discuss the best practices, insider information, and must knows to keep you and your traveling companions safe while you enjoy your adventures.

Panel members include:

AAA Travel Expert Anne McAlpin is a nationally recognized travel expert, author and packing guru. She has been inspiring travelers for over 25 years as a guest on Oprah,

The View and CNN. Anne has traveled to over 80 countries and 6 continents experiencing all types of travel: From ocean and river cruises to adventure travel.

She travels and lives by her motto: “If you want to get away from it all, don’t take it all with you”.

John J. Goodman is Director of Media and Public Relations for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation. In addition to his duties as spokesman for T.F. Green Airport (PVD) he also serves as Rhode Island’s representative on the New England Rural Health Association, having most recently worked as Director of Communications for a Connecticut non-profit health center. Over his 30 year career he has also served as a policy advisor and press secretary for two United States Senators, the Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and Vice President of a leading New England Marketing and Communications firm.

Paula Twidale serves as vice president of AAA Travel, one of North America’s largest leisure travel agencies. Twidale brings more than 35 years of experience to the nearly 60 million-member organization.

Twidale provides leadership and strategic direction for all of the association’s travel services. She creates and manages strategic alliances, maximizing relationships with preferred suppliers in an effort to increase member benefits. Additionally, her responsibilities include guiding the development of innovative technology solutions to support AAA clubs in the delivery of differentiated travel products and services to members.

June 25, 2020 4:00 pm