Exploring Antarctica in Ultra-Luxury aboard the Seabourn Venture: A Life-Changing Experience
2023-02-02

Seabourn’s ultra-luxury expedition ship Venture is fresh out of the box, a shiny new toy created specifically with Antarctica in mind…. my expectations were high as Seabourn is the gold standard for ultra-luxury cruising. Venture and Antarctica are a perfect match as both are authentic, beautiful, exclusive, and rewarding. To “do” Antarctica, it’s essential to […]

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Hotels and resorts answer the call for villa-style accommodations
2023-01-30

When it comes to villas and residential-style accommodations, hotels and resorts around the world are finding that they just can’t have enough product. “There is huge demand for villa products,” said Limor Decter, a luxury travel advisor with New York-based Embark Collective. “And villas are the room categories getting booked the fastest these days, because […]

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Tour companies turn to ultraluxury options to impress wealthiest of clients
2023-01-22

Tour operators and travel advisors are finding new ways to outdo themselves when it comes to offering the next level of exclusive travel experiences to clients with pockets deep enough to afford them. And the sky is certainly the limit, travel advisors say, as no price seems too high for access to these high-end, once-in-a-lifetime […]

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River cruising got back on course in 2022
2023-01-16

There was no shortage of curve balls thrown at the river cruise industry in 2022. From a war disrupting operations in a major cruise region to seemingly never-ending Covid-testing requirements, not to mention mother nature’s sheer lack of cooperation during a frustrating summer, river cruise lines had their challenges last year. But there were also […]

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In travel’s return, Greece stands out, and operators rush to meet demand
2023-01-09

Heightened demand for Greece is driving development for new tours at lightning speed, and operators say they don’t see signs of interest waning anytime soon. A number of tour operators are working to deepen their investments in the Mediterranean market in 2023, while some wholesale vacation suppliers are venturing into Greece for the first time. […]

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What’s in store for Vegas in 2023: Big plans, big events, big names
2023-01-02

It’s no surprise that Las Vegas tops the list of specific locations leisure travelers are most excited to visit in 2023, according to a survey released this month by Morning Consult, a decision intelligence company. Not only will the city host its first NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 round on March 23 […]

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Festive outlook: Caribbean looks towards future tourism growth
2022-12-25

As the Festive Season continues in full gear throughout the Caribbean, hopes are high that the recovery from two years of Covid will continue with robust growth into 2023 and beyond. Most Caribbean countries continue to show a strong recovery in visitor arrivals when compared with other regions of the world, according to the United […]

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American Airlines adds loyalty reward tiers, raises status threshold
2022-12-16

American Airlines in March will add rewards tiers to its AAdvantage loyalty program, allowing members to earn perks when reaching certain point thresholds. American also raised the number of points necessary to qualify for Gold status. The airline created new reward levels based on the number of loyalty points earned, the metric the airline developed […]

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How to see the volcanic eruptions on the Big Island
2022-12-12

It’s been almost 40 years since the last time the Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes were erupting at the same time. As such a rare event, it’s already brought many visitors to the island specifically to see the spectacle, while others are still wondering whether they should get on a plane and go. The answer […]

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MSC Seascape in NY Harbor
2022-12-08

Our CEO, Richard Shane introducing the brand new MSC Seascape at NY Harbor.

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