OTPYM founder Michaela Guzy joined morning news show, WPIX 11 in NYC to share last minute deals for the upcoming holiday season.
For our sustainable sun worshiper, check out Los Cabos, Mexico. for a round-trip flight the week of Thanksgiving from Newark for only $453. You can take the family on sunset sail around El Arco, check out the local wildlife, like sea lions and baby sea turtles, snorkel or scuba dive in the lesser frequented Cabo Pulmo National Park or ride camels where the desert meets the Pacific Ocean. Camels in Mexico? Yes!
But if you are looking for a more traditional holiday getaway, picture perfect with white snow, head to the Vienna, Austria. Nothing says it’s the holidays like a European Christmas market, the waltz followed by a schnitzel at The Guest House. Micheala found a round-trip flight from JFK, Dec 13- 18 for $650.
If you want to avoid preparing an elaborate holiday meal, grab the family and road trip for a festive holiday getaway to the Poconos Mountains in Pennsylvania— just a two-hour drive from NYC.
The Kalahari Resort has a special deal on its Desert Themed-Room for $393/night during Thanksgiving, there will be a special Thanksgiving meal and kids under 3 eat free! The Resort has country’s largest indoor water park for the little ones and a virtual reality game for ages 13 and up.
And for families looking winter adventure, check out the Great Wolf Lodge. The lodge is sold out during Thanksgiving but from Dec 22 -25, is running a suite special for $364/night a family of four and is offering a holiday-themed meal at the Snowland Gingerbread House. Use the code: MOREFUN to save 20%
Less than five years ago, Michaela Guzy founded OhThePeopleYouMeet a content site and video series for travelers, foodies and philanthropists with a passion for a genuine connection with the locals people she meets. Today OTPYM has over 100 contributors across the globe and 60,000 fans on Facebook. In June of 2012, she started Michaela’s Map, an original web video series she writes, produces and hosts, which is currently distributed on sites like YahooTravel, Everett Potter, The Daily Meal and of course OTPYM channels and directs and produces commercial video work for the industry.
Michaela advises Travel+Social Good and serves as the Corporate Vice Chair for The New York Center for Children. In addition to speaking at various International Luxury Travel Market conferences, Africa Travel Association and Adventure Travel Trade Association Summits, Michaela curates content for T+SG during Social Media Week and NY Travfest.
In a past life, Michaela, served as the VP/Global Travel and Strategic Development at American Express Publishing overseeing sales and marketing for blue-chip travel accounts for Travel+Leisure, Food&Wine, Departures, Executive Travel, Black Ink and Time Inc. brands.
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