Tag: Issue 16 RTX Traveler Magazine | Gulf Shores Alabama

RTX Getaways

RTX Getaways

Welcome to the Grand Strand, an uninterrupted 60-mile-long stretch of beach in South Carolina. Murrells Inlet is a prime example of South Carolina laid-back living.

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Tech Tips- Keeping Devices Safe While Traveling

Tech Tips- Keeping Devices Safe While Traveling

In the pre-wireless age, smart travel tips would include securing your luggage, locking your car doors, and keeping your wallet in your front pocket. While those tips still hold true, nowadays the same common sense advice needs to be applied to smartphones, laptops and other technology. We sat down with Adam Brannon, chief technology officer at Resort Hospitality Solutions, and asked him what modern travelers should do to protect themselves in the digital era.

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Health Hints

Health Hints

Getting sick at home is not fun. Getting sick while traveling and trying to enjoy your time off is double not fun. We talked to Dr. Charlie Shrode, a gastroenterologist practicing in Asheville, N.C., for some common-sense tips on how to avoid stomach bugs and other ailments on your next vacation.

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RTX Charitable Giving

RTX Charitable Giving

This year, RTX continues to place emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility by giving back to the community through creative fundraisers and hard work which engages employees and maximizes our giving potential.

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Wildlife Refuges

Wildlife Refuges

Visit the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, a 4,000 acre refuge adjacent to Hilton Head Island. Much of the area consists of salt marsh and tidal creeks. Migratory birds and native animals also take shelter in the numerous forests, brush land, fallow field and freshwater ponds. Wildlife commonly observed on Pinckney Island includes waterfowl, shorebirds, wading birds, raptors, neo-tropical migrants, white-tailed deer and American alligators, with large concentrations of white ibis, herons, and egrets.

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Gulf Coast Gems

Gulf Coast Gems

Upscale Naples is located on the Gulf in southwest Florida. Well known for its high end shopping, world-class culture and sophisticated dining, it’s also an affordable family destination that appeals to those looking to spend time in nature or at the beach. Numerous art galleries and chic clothing boutiques dot the area of Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South.

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Famous Forts

Famous Forts

The first shots of the Civil War were fired here on April 12, 1861. A surrender 34 hours later didn’t deter Union forces, who tried for four years to take back this powerful symbol of one of the greatest challenges this country has ever faced. Tours to the island are conducted by Fort Sumter Tours, with two departure locations. Families love the breezy boat ride over and a hands-on lesson of the fort. Take a guided tour or explore the cannons, bricks and gun emplacements of the fort.

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Go Fish! RTX’s Best Fishing Destinations

Go Fish! RTX’s Best Fishing Destinations

You don’t even need a boat to enjoy the 800 miles of shoreline at Table Rock Lake. You just need a sunny summer day and your swimsuit. Visit Moonshine Beach, a large, sandy stretch that will make for perfect summer lake memories. It has volleyball nets, a swimming area, a diving board and picnic areas.

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Resort Spotlight- Village at Palmetto Dunes in Hilton Head Island

Resort Spotlight- Village at Palmetto Dunes in Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island’s intoxicating air of relaxation is second to none. Supremely family-friendly, the whole island is interconnected with well-marked and safe bike paths, family shopping and entertainment areas, natural refuges, and of course miles and miles of wide, sandy beaches.

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Weekend Escape, Washington, D.C.

Weekend Escape, Washington, D.C.

This fast-paced and supremely walkable city has recently experienced a dining and local craft brewery boom, seamlessly juxtaposing modern trends with our nation’s history. Spend a weekend in D.C. and you can surround yourself with priceless artifacts, great food, stunning neoclassical architecture, and maybe even find inspiration for political activism.

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