Solo Vacations: The 30 Best Places to Travel Alone – Part 1
2021-08-02

From beach retreats to artsy escapes, these spots around the world are superb options for your next solo trip. There are many reasons to travel solo, from not having to coordinate with others’ schedules to getting to spend time doing what only interests you most. Plus, many destinations offer easy transportation, lots of activities and […]

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Analysis: Florida wins cruise fight, but lines plan to abide by CDC
2021-08-02

For anyone keeping score, Florida and its governor, Ron DeSantis, won its battle against the CDC to overturn the Conditional Sailing Order (CSO). But at least for the moment, it won’t change much from a practical perspective. Shortly after a judge affirmed Florida’s win, making the CSO and its accompanying measures, such as technical instructions […]

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The new travel psychology
2021-07-25

One of the most dramatic pandemic-related changes in behavior I’ve come across is that the majority of Americans are considering leaving their jobs. The job board website Monster.com placed the number of potential job-jumpers at 95% of the workforce, though a human relations director I know said that studies she has seen indicate the number […]

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The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 5
2021-07-25

10. The Inn & Club at Harbour Town – The Sea Pines Resort A Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, gem since the mid-1900s, The Inn & Club at Harbour Town offers something for everyone. The massive 5,000-acre complex features three championship golf courses, 20 tennis courts, a spa, multiple restaurants and a full-service marina. There […]

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Travel optimism way up from beginning of 2021
2021-07-19

Six months after conducting a survey of Americans on travel sentiment, IPX 1031 revisited the topic to see how attitudes have changed now that Covid-19 vaccines have been rolled out and many restrictions have been lifted. Not surprisingly, the company found that Americans are feeling more optimistic about traveling now. In January, 48% said they […]

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The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 4
2021-07-19

20. Fairmont Grand Del Mar Sunny San Diego is the perfect place to relax, and the many lavish amenities at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar help guests do just that. After all, it’s impossible not to feel at peace when you’re surrounded by pink walls, well-groomed courtyards, sparkling pools and outdoor fireplaces. The on-site spa […]

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Vaccine hesitancy is slowing the reopening of the U.S.
2021-07-12

Remember a couple months ago when the U.S. was one of the world’s leaders in the percentage of the population that had been vaccinated? Well, while we are still well ahead of most of the world, our standing in that statistic is slipping, to the detriment of the U.S. travel industry and all of us […]

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The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 3
2021-07-12

30. The Cloister at Sea Island A south Georgia gem, The Cloister at Sea Island has hosted world leaders, championship golfers, couples and various other types of travelers for more than 90 years. Its expansive seaside location makes it perfect for families, groups and anyone hosting an event. Ranked as the No. 1 Best Hotel in Georgia, it […]

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Israel -Land of Creation
2021-07-05

Get ready. Israel’s travel market is opening! After more than a year of traveling through a computer screen, we’re ready welcome your clients back to explore the streets of the Old City of Jerusalem, to soak up the sun on the beaches in Tel Aviv, to visit the vineyards and biblical landscapes of the north, […]

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First big U.S. cruise since 2020: Life on the Edge feels … normal
2021-07-05

Aboard the Celebrity Edge — Last week, the Celebrity Edge became the first large cruise ship to resume passenger cruises from the U.S. since the pandemic had been declared in March 2020. And just a day into that sailing, Richard Fain, CEO of Royal Caribbean Group, said that what had previously felt like an “endless […]

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