Wireless Wednesday Exclusive: Return to travel with Melody Bostic Brown

The idea of traveling is on the horizon again for many Americans and according to a new survey by Atomik Research, nearly 2/3 feel ready/safe to go on vacation this year versus 12 months ago. The survey also showed 65% say they feel ready/safe to go on vacation this year versus 12 months ago and 72% of Americans agree that traveling to reunite with family and/or friends is a top priority for them in 2021.



Have a watch as Rick and Melody discuss the current state of family travel.



There are lots of questions surrounding the current state of travel and Rick and Melody tackle them.


Melody Bostic Brown is a spokesperson and travel advocate for Wyndham Destinations. She’s also the Global Content & Editorial Director for its parent company — leading storytelling that inspires action across 20 travel brands. As part of her role, Melody is the host of the Vacations Unpacked travel series as well as Publisher of the award-winning RCI magazine and Destinations magazine… which has a combined distribution of more than two million timeshare owners and exchange members. Taking a cue from her previous TV experience, Melody led the overhaul of the editorial space to become more visually engaging and relevant on digital platforms and channels. Those efforts earned MarCom, Florida Magazine Association, and ARDA awards for creative excellence. Fascinated with storytelling and travel her entire life, Melody previously spent several years in TV News at ABC and NBC affiliates. Her time as a journalist includes covering Presidential Elections, the Masters Golf Tournament, tourism, and entertainment news. Along with creating narratives in her work environment, Melody keeps her personal story top of mind — whether that’s hosting family Thanksgivings, traveling, sipping new wines, or binge-watching travel and lifestyle shows at home. A New York native with deep ties to the South, Melody currently lives in Orlando with her husband, 2-year-old daughter, two bonus sons, and energetic Chihuahua.