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The Caribbean Comeback: 12 New and Renovated Caribbean Hotels to Visit
2019-02-19

These island properties are sure to impress travelers. Expect excellent amenities, beautiful beachfront locations and upgraded accommodations at these resorts. The 2017 hurricane season took a major toll on the Caribbean islands, causing widespread destruction and hardship for the region. And while some hotels are still recovering from the damage, the Caribbean is on the […]

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From the South Pacific to the Chilean Andes!
2019-02-12

Before I tell you more of my recent trip to the amazing country of Chile, it’s worth mentioning that my good friend and the “main man” behind The World’s Greatest Vacations, Richard Shane is currently travelling with Paul Gauguin Cruises aboard their award winning luxury small ship “Paul Gauguin” in the South Pacific. Paul Gauguin […]

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10 Top All-Inclusive Resorts in the USA
2019-02-11

Go all-in for these luxe resorts flush with amenities. Enjoy hassle-free travel at these all-inclusive getaways. Though all-inclusive properties aren’t as common in the U.S. as they are in vacation hot spots like Mexico or the Caribbean, there are still plenty of luxurious American resorts perfect for guests on the hunt for a hassle-free vacation. […]

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Travels in Chile!
2019-02-05

Hello everyone – Captain Peter Philpott here once again and as mentioned in my last blog, I’m freshly returned from a wonderful trip to the amazing country of Chile…! After a career at sea and mainly in the cruising industry, I have been lucky enough to visit a huge number of countries all around the […]

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AAA Announces 2019 Diamond Award Winners
2019-02-04

Of the more than 27,000 properties evaluated, 1,843 hotels earned Four and Five Diamond awards. On Jan. 31, AAA announced its annual lists of Four and Five Diamond hotels. A total of 123 properties in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean were added to the prestigious lists this year. AAA’s Diamond Rating is […]

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Travel Plans!
2019-01-15

Hello again everyone and I hope you are having fun with your vacation planning for 2019 and possibly beyond. There is such a choice out there and right now the world really is our oyster, as they say. To make the decision even more exciting, new cruise lines are starting up – Virgin Voyages are […]

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The 14 Most Exotic Black Sand Beaches in the World
2019-01-14

Ditch the typical white sand beaches and try something new. Found in Hawaii, Iceland, the Canary Islands and other destinations around the world, black sand beaches intrigue travelers with their mystery and beauty. These beaches form over time by the erosion of volcanic minerals and lava fragments combined with the ebb and flow of the […]

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It’s World Voyage time of year!
2019-01-08

Hello again everyone. Early January is the time of year when many cruise ships and certainly all three of Cunard’s Liners are getting ready for a complete change to their usual schedules as they prepare to set off on their annual three month World Voyages. This is a time of great excitement, both for the […]

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Ringing in the New Year Cunard style!
2019-01-02

Hello again and if you are anything like me, you are right now wondering just where the year 2018 has gone! Another year flies by and we are right on the brink of entering 2019 as I write this. Where will this new year take us, I wonder? Lots of new and exciting adventures and […]

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The 5 Top Health and Wellness Trends in Cruising
2018-12-25

Find out how taking a cruise can support your health, fitness and nutrition goals. In today’s health-focused world, many vacationers aren’t willing to disrupt their diet and fitness routines for a week of fun. In response to passenger demands, cruise lines are expanding their health and wellness offerings, providing travelers with nutritious food options, unique […]

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