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Postcard: New Planet Hollywood Resort - Cancun

"Travel Agent TV is leaving the cold and snow in the US and going live to Cancun to learn about the New Planet Hollywood Resort! Our Postcard on location series travels the world to talk with Agents and Suppliers from their destination.

New ordinance: Travelers coming to the US have a negative test

The CDC is announcing a new travel ordinance, mandating travelers coming to the US have a negative test. Tom Karnes, president of LaMacchia Travel Agency, joins FOX6 with more details. 

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Traveling again: What to expect if you plan on taking a vacation

As states and cities start to open up a bit from quarantine -- many are looking to venture out of the house and take a vacation. Tom Karnes with LaMacchia Travel Agency joins FOX6 WakeUp with what it's like to travel again. 

Rising COVID-19 cases in some states create new headache for travel agencies

Rising numbers of COVID-19 in some states have created a second rough patch for travel agencies.

In Kenosha, LaMacchia Travel's Tom Karnes said the first wave of coronavirus cases threw a wrench into trips his agency had planned for people in the spring - when schools are on spring break.

"March, April, May, that was just complete havoc," Karnes said.

People are itching to travel again: What you need to know if you’re booking a getaway

Restrictions are starting to lift and people are itching to travel again. Tom Karnes with LaMacchia Travel Agency joins FOX6 WakeUp with what you need to know if you're looking to book a getaway.

People will start travelling when:

Traveling amid coronavirus: What you need to know if you’re booking a vacation

MILWAUKEE -- The coronavirus outbreak is causing travel concerns. LaMacchia Travel expert, Tom Karnes, joins FOX6 WakeUp with what you need to know if you're booking a vacation.

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Top 20 Travel Trends in 2020

MILWAUKEE — We’re in the dead of winter. Do you need a getaway? Tom Karnes, President of LaMacchia Travel, joined the FOX6 WakeUp News team with a look at the 20 travel trends of 2020.

2020 Travel Trend destinations

Only 6 weeks left of regular NFL season: It’s time to start thinking about Super Bowl LIV

MILWAUKEE -- Only six weeks left of the regular NFL season. So now is the time to start thinking about Super Bowl LIV. Tom Karnes, LaMacchia Travel president, joins FOX6 WakeUp with travel tips.

There are really 2 types of Super Bowl customers:

Tips to help protect your vacation amid the Thomas Cook shut down

The collapse of the British travel company Thomas Cook continues to cause big problems. Tom Karnes from LaMacchia Travel joins FOX6 WakeUp with what you need to know.

Wedding season is in full swing: Tips for planning a destination wedding

We're in the middle of wedding season! LaMacchia Travel President, Tom Karnes, joins FOX6 WakeUp with tips on planning a destination wedding.

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Sustainable Travel

Looking to get away? Tom Karnes, from LaMacchia Travel Agency, joins FOX6 WakeUp to talk about the latest trends in travel, including a push for sustainability.

Concerns Over the Safety of Mexico... Let's be Real - By Tom Karnes

I want to start this article off by expressing my condolences to the families that have lost a loved one due to questionable actions in Mexico, but to be fair I should also express my condolences to families that have recently lost loved ones in Italy, Costa Rica, Ireland, Canada, California, Kenosha and so forth.  I truly feel for these families.  Travel is supposed to be a happy exp

The Top Travel Worries (That You Shouldn’t Worry About)

Article from Travel Pulse by Lisa Iannucci

What are your top traveler worries that aren’t worth worrying about?

Many travelers go on vacation to take their mind off of their daily issues, but traveling can also bring about its own set of worries.

The Latest Travel Trends in 2017

Article from Travel Pulse by Lisa Iannucci

What’s trending in the travel industry right now? It depends on who you ask.

Based on our conversations with various travel agents, couples are yearning for smaller locales, while others are seeing an increase in popular family-oriented destinations.

Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce 100th Anniversary - LaMachia Travel

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana

Introducing the new Nickelodeon Resort in Punta Cana! Rekindle your sense of play at this luxurious Goumet Inclusive resort located on one of the best beaches in the Dominican Republic. Your vacation begins with a Nickelodeon-style welcome. Upon arrival, kids get a Slime Smoothie, while a server hands the adults their choice of sparkling wine or a Slime beverage of their own. 

Milwaukee Pizza Tour!

Saturday, September 10, your getaway gang embarked on a night in the city, Milwaukee to be exact. Funjet Vacations took our Travel Experts on a Milwaukee Pizza Tour to thank us for being apart of the Funjet 500 Club for over 40 years and being a platinum agency! 

85 Years in Business!

Monica and Tom Karnes, owners of LaMacchia Travel, are celebrating the 85th anniversary of the company. Tom is a third generation owner of the company and the fourth generation of the LaMacchia family involved in the travel business.


2014 Fast Five: LaMacchia Travel

The Kenosha Area Business Alliance is proud to present the 2014 Kenosha County Business Excellence Awards, recognizing excellence and achievement in business throughout Kenosha county to LaMacchia Travel! Our years of dedication and service to Kenosha County began some 85 years ago and will continue for many years to come!

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