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Is An Adults-Only All-Inclusive Your Next Solo Or Friends’ Trip?

We’ve got the scoop on why this kind of all-inclusive resort is a grown-up choice for your next well-deserved vacation. Dreaming of a grown-up getaway to escape the pressures of your daily life? Make it a reality by rewarding yourself at an adults-only all-inclusive resort. Whether you’re fun loving and flying solo, or connecting with […]

America Airlines says business travel is about 80% recovered

American Airlines’ total business travel demand is about 80% recovered compared with 2019 levels, with small and midsize business revenue approaching a full recovery, CEO Robert Isom said Thursday during a first-quarter earnings call. Revenue from large corporate clients is about 50% recovered. “Corporate bookings are at the highest they’ve been since the onset of […]

Top travel destinations without Covid restrictions

As vaccination rates increase by the day and people all around the world start accepting that the Covid-19 virus could be part and parcel of their daily lives, more destinations are lifting travel entry requirements entirely for travelers. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says that Covid-19 has entered the endemic stage for many countries […]

Advisors’ creative solutions for getting their clients tested before travel

“Covid-19 testing” has become one more item advisors need to add to their pre-departure checklists for clients. In fact, it’s one of many. I recently asked Avril Winkle, owner of Destinations Travel Services in Sterling, Ill., how much more work a single booking takes now, as opposed to pre-pandemic. “Oh my gosh,” she said. “Lots […]

50 Top Romantic Weekend Getaways Part 2

Hotel Poseidon: Positano, Italy Hop across the pond for a long weekend stay at Hotel Poseidon. Located in charming Positano on Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast, this family-owned property offers a pool with panoramic views and an outdoor restaurant overlooking the sea. As an extra perk, guests can borrow the owner’s 1971 Volkswagen Beetle to roam […]

The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 3

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 […]

Israel -Land of Creation

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, […]

Pandemic practices we want to keep

Call them silver linings in a very dark cloud: Adjustments made as a result of the pandemic have also produced benefits for society. It has been noted that the pandemic accelerated existing trends that had previously advanced at a leisurely pace. Although there’s much about the pandemic we want to leave behind, it’s hard to […]

When Will Cruises Resume?

Update: On April 2, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its cruising guidelines to include the following: All cruise lines must form safety agreements with the ports where they hope to operate, cruise operators must routinely test their crew members for COVID-19 and trial voyages may begin 30 days after a cruise […]

Several cruise lines require vaccines, but not everybody is on board

This summer, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Crystal Cruises will launch the first large-ship ocean cruises in North America in more than a year. But with a caveat: Adults and crew must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. In Crystal’s case, the vaccination requirement extends to all passengers, minors not excepted. Prior to those departures, small ships in U.S. waters will […]