Aristocratically Experience Monte Carlo

The government and ruling family hold a majority interest in the Société des Bains de Mer et du Cercle des Étrangers à Monaco (SBM) which dominates Monaco as the largest employer, owning and operating everything from casinos, hotels, restaurants, golf clubs, & all in-between. Not surprisingly all owned by SBM, aristocratically experience Monte Carlo at […]

The 5 Marrakesh Musts

The Medina, or old city, comprised of winding streets with local markets, and the new city, host to modern features, both share present day Marrakesh and demonstrate how its culture evolved. Maximize your Marrakesh adventure by embracing its heritage at these 5 destinations: Jemaa el-Fnaa Experience Marrakesh as a local by visiting its main square […]

5 Tips To Travel Through Tangier

Known as “the door of Africa” and situated on the northwestern-most point of the continent, Tangier, Morocco, has a rich international history as a trading center and haven for spies, diplomats, and businessmen. The city offers so much, therefore, here’s 5 must see sites when traveling through Tangier. 1. Spartel Lighthouse At the entrance of […]

5 Reasons MCS’s New Meraviglia Generation Inspires Awe

With its high customer service standards and an ever expanding fleet on the horizon, MSC Cruises has positioned itself as the king of the seas in Europe, South America, and South Africa. Today the Meraviglia tasted water for the first time, launching MSC’s new generation of contemporary vessels which feature amenities beyond your imagination. Here’s […]

Packing Like A Pro

In the process of journeying around the globe I re-discovered the ancient art of packing, a skill previously lost to mankind. Luggage as we know it has come a long way from the trunks originating in ancient Egypt and the Victorian era, which functioned quite practically when voyaging on ships or riding trains. However, in […]

5 Reasons to Expect Unwavering Quality of Service On Norwegian Cruise Lines

During my recent Bahamian sailing on the Norwegian Pearl, built in 2006 and refurbished in 2013, I realized even with the recent launch of the Escape and the eagerly anticipated arrival of new Breakaway Plus Class vessels, Norwegian Cruise Lines continues to provide the resort style service you’d expect on its senior ships (all of […]

“WOW” Your Visitors With Augmented Reality Experiences

For most visitors, the destination experience starts long before the moment of touchdown. The sheer anticipation of the visit can be exciting. The reasons people choose a particular destination continue to evolve and greater focus is being placed on experiential travel and search for authenticity. It is important that visitors get to experience the destination […]

5 Best Kept Secrets of South Beach

Soho Beach House With global locations, Soho House has revolutionized the club concept and created a unique community of members. With a private beach, cinema, gym, spa, dining, and hospitality services Soho Beach House in South Beach sets the standard for a member’s club. Casa Tua A Mediterranean villa providing luxury dining, hotel, and club […]

10 Reasons This Isn’t Your Grandparents’ River Cruise

Crystal Cruises set sail into river cruising with the launch of Crystal Mozart in Vienna, Austria, another game changer from the luxury brand that’s been re-writing the rules for 28 years. Here’s why: 1. Personal Butler Service: Your own butler caters to every need and room service may be requested 24/7.   2. River Cruising’s […]

Meet Richard Shane

Richard Shane founded The World’s Greatest Vacations in 1991 after years as an advertising account executive in New York, working on accounts such as American Express, Kodak, and TWA. Back then, he sent faxes after 5 p.m. to save money on rates. Now, faxes are almost history—and The World’s Greatest Vacations is celebrating its 25th year […]