Apocalypse now? Or, perhaps, tomorrow?
2022-09-19

MARRAKECH, Morocco — The first speaker, sustainability consultant Juliet Kinsman, painted a rather grim picture of the world that her audience of travel advisors and suppliers might one day be selling. Speaking this week at Open House, a day of content and networking that preceded the hosted buyer show Pure Life Experiences, she asserted, with […]

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Airplanes are packed, and the lounges also seem to be crowded
2022-09-12

Long lines. New limits on guest access. New arrival time restrictions. Welcome to the airport lounge experience of 2022. “It’s not one airline in particular. United, Delta, Alaska, they are all packed,” said Matthew Klint, a frequent traveler who authors the Live and Let’s Fly blog. “It’s also the credit card lounges. And its overseas, […]

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Going off the beaten path on Oahu
2022-09-05

For repeat travelers to Oahu, the list of things to do becomes more refined each time. It’s no longer necessary to go to Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head or any of the other top tourism highlights. This is when it’s time to dive deeper and look at the places that are just as interesting but a […]

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Sustainability made simple: Choosing an eco-conscious All-Inclusive resort
2022-09-05

Who says you can’t find purpose in paradise? These green getaways prove that sustainable, eco-friendly travel is here to stay. A vacation to an all-inclusive resort means endless entertainment options, delicious dining experiences and usually a beach and multiple pools to relax by – or in. However, in addition to all the fun that can […]

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MSC drops Covid vax requirement for U.S. guests on Caribbean cruises
2022-08-29

MSC Cruises on Sept. 1 will no longer require U.S. residents to be vaccinated against Covid-19 on cruises departing from U.S. ports to the Caribbean and the Bahamas. While no longer required, MSC recommends that passengers are fully vaccinated. Precruise testing is recommended but not required for travelers who are fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated guests are […]

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Fall into these lakeside destinations to make the most of your autumn travels
2022-08-29

Whether you want to hike amid the best of Mother Nature’s colorful leaves, or get cozy by a lakeside fire pit, we’ll help you find your perfect fall getaway destination. Fall brings to mind pumpkin patches, colorful leaves, cozy fireplaces, calming canoe rides and hot apple cider. What’s not to love? Temperatures cool, there’s a […]

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Four ways to jump-start your self-care routine at an All-Inclusive resort
2022-08-22

Get ready to say yes to self-care — your wellness journey may be the best souvenir ever. There’s a lot of talk about self-care these days, but there’s not enough talk about how difficult it can be to come by at home, where devoting time to yourself can seem impossible. For self-care made simple, an […]

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Royal, Celebrity welcome unvaxxed to sail from all U.S. ports
2022-08-22

Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises are allowing unvaccinated travelers to sail from all U.S. ports except on voyages calling in Canada and Bermuda. The change kicks in on Sept. 5. The rollback of regulations comes less than two weeks after Royal and Celebrity loosened vaccination and testing policies for cruisers departing from California, Louisiana, […]

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Holland America Line and Seabourn drop vax requirement for most cruises
2022-08-15

Carnival Corp. brands Holland America Line and Seabourn will relax their vaccination and testing requirements next month for most voyages of fewer than 15 nights. On Sept. 7, the brands will nix precruise Covid testing requirements for vaccinated guests. They will allow unvaccinated guests to sail, although those guests must provide results of a self-test […]

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Riviera Maya day trips: Three parks perfect for family adventures
2022-08-15

Plan a Riviera Maya day trip designed to give your family a thrill. With three adventure parks for families with kids of all ages, it’s easier than you think. Whether you’re traveling with a toddler or a budding teenage naturalist, the Riviera Maya has some of the most magical landscapes to explore as a family. […]

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