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Making a Difference in Croatia's Classrooms

From 1991 through 1995, the “Homeland War” in which Croatia sought its independence disrupted the nation’s entire education system. After all, how can you sustain schooling when a war is playing out, pitting neighbor against neighbor? For their own safety, many educators fled to other regions. After the war, the process of rebuilding schools, both physically and in terms of educational offerings, slowly began to pick up steam...

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Serving Those Who Served

Each year, when the Next Generation Leaders (NGLs) arrive at our Boston headquarters, they fill the building and each department with such incredible energy—and they’re always eager to get to work right away. Unlike typical internships that involve menial tasks like filing, an NGL’s role is meant to be challenging and fulfilling. This year, as soon as their internships started, we challenged the group with organizing a particularly complex community service event...

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You Said It and Travel + Leisure Heard It

From back-yard barbecues to longer hours of daylight, summer is a season with plenty of reasons to celebrate. But it’s our consistent work year-round at Grand Circle Cruise Line that has us celebrating now, because readers of Travel + Leisure have voted us Top 3 “World’s Best River Cruise Line” for 2013 in the July 2013 edition...

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The Reward is Your Satisfaction

Too often service seems to be put aside in the interest of speed or convenience. You begin to wonder if the person pouring your coffee or at the supermarket checkout who wishes you a nice day is being sincere. That’s the exact opposite of the experience we want you to have when traveling with Grand Circle Cruise Line, and I’m proud to say—yet again—that what we are doing appears to be working...

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Boston Strong

As someone who’s run the Boston Marathon before, I know the thrill of running down Boylston Street. Flags from all the nations of the world fly as runners push themselves to complete one of the ultimate athletic triumphs. There are few events that tie the world together; it’s the same sense of fulfillment and discovery that we share when we travel...

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