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Top 10 Travel Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them!)
2024-04-16

Richard Shane Founder and CEO The World’s Greatest Vacations   Everyone makes mistakes, and travel is no exception. Even the most seasoned globetrotters can fall victim to common travel faux pas. These mistakes can range from minor inconveniences to major headaches, throwing a wrench into your dream vacation. This blog will explore 10 of the […]

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Cruise lines welcome aboard a growing wave of first-timers
2024-04-16

Carnival Corp.’s efforts to cast a “wide net” attracting vacationers who have never cruised before is paying off, said Josh Weinstein, the company’s CEO. Carnival Corp., which last month reported all-time-high booking volumes along with record first-quarter revenues, saw a surge of 30% more new-to-cruise customers compared with Q1 2023, Weinstein said. The leader of […]

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The Top 10 Celebrity Vacation Destinations
2024-04-08

Richard Shane Founder and CEO The World’s Greatest Vacations   Ever wondered where your favorite A-listers escape to when they need a break from the limelight? Well, wonder no more! Here’s a peek at the top 10 celebrity vacation destinations that offer relaxation, luxury, and maybe even a chance encounter with your favorite star. 1. […]

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WTTC predicts record year for global tourism
2024-04-08

Tourism’s global economic impact will exceed prepandemic levels this year, reaching an all-time high of $11.1 trillion, 7.5% above 2019, according to projections from the World Travel & Tourism Council. “I think it’s fair to say that travel is not just back, it is booming,” said WTTC CEO Julia Simpson. “That is what we’re seeing […]

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Google says London is the top-searched destination for summer travel
2024-04-01

The top three Google Flight search destinations for summer travel are London, Paris and Tokyo. They are followed by New York, Rome and Cancun. Cancun dropped from the No. 2 spot one year ago. Tokyo rose to third from eighth. The list measures searches in the U.S. for travel from June 1 to Aug. 31. […]

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Suppliers line up offers for travelers to view the solar eclipse
2024-03-25

A surge of interest in travel to markets in or near the path of the April 8 solar eclipse is inspiring unique offerings — and causing pricing to spike in some places. Destinations, hotels, car-rental companies and tour operators are offering ways to get there. Flights will chase the eclipse as it travels south to […]

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22 Reasons to Sail with SeaDream
2024-03-25

1. It’s yachting, not cruising® At SeaDream, we believe that the expression “yachting” is not only a statement about size, it describes a lifestyle. Chic and stylish, our twin mega-yachts are favored for their elegant informality, personal, award-winning service provided by a crew of 95, inclusive open bar and gratuities, ocean-view accommodations, and world-class cuisine. […]

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What a U.S. TikTok ban could mean for the travel industry
2024-03-15

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday in lopsided fashion that would compel TikTok parent company ByteDance to sell the popular video app to non-Chinese owners within six months or see it banned in the United States. The lawmakers — plus President Joe Biden, who has said he would sign the bill — […]

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How Luxury Yachting with SeaDream Is the Ultimate Slow Travel Journey
2024-03-15

In a world that seems to be constantly accelerating, where time is a precious commodity, the concept of slow travel has emerged as a refreshing alternative. Slow travel encourages travelers to immerse themselves in their surroundings, to savor the journey rather than rush to the destination, and to connect deeply with both their surroundings and […]

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7 Yachting Destinations to Explore in Greece, Sicily, Malta & Turkey
2024-03-11

Enjoy long days of sunshine, quaint fishing villages, and UNESCO-protected Old Towns steeped in history and character. Our curated Mediterranean voyages call on quiet beaches, historic wineries, iconic cathedrals, and bucket-list landmarks in Greek Isles, Southern Italy, Malta, and Turkey. With our 2024 Mediterranean voyages, the brilliant azure waters are just steps away when SeaDream I and SeaDream […]

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