This week in travel news…

The surprising comeback of train travel It’s been 21 years, and John Moore still eagerly leans against his passenger window to watch the landscape pass by as the train he commutes on every day roars over the Moodna Viaduct in Cornwall, New York.  Click image to read more.   A romantic’s favorite fall getaways While […]

Grand Teton National Park: Gem of the Northern Rockie

The massive snow-covered peaks of what the early French voyagers called les trois tetons make the western horizon of Grand Teton National Park one of the most distinctive landscapes in the Rocky Mountain region. The spires of Grand Teton, Middle Teton and South Teton — or “three breasts,” as the French explorers and fur trappers dubbed them […]

2013’s Most Visited City? It’s Not N.Y., London or Paris

If current travel patterns persist throughout 2013, Bangkok will overtake London as the world’s most-visited international city. That’s according to the Global Destination Cities Index, a forecast issued this week by MasterCard. The 3-year-old index ranks cities in terms of international visitor arrivals of at least one overnight stay, and by the amount of money those visitors […]

Five Spectacular Art Fair Cities

If you’re of the opinion that the only thing better than viewing great art is owning it, put these destinations on your travel itinerary. Not only are they cities renowned for their beauty, their museums and their architecture, they are the sites of the world’s great art fairs. From ancient objects to art that was conceived […]

America’s 11 Healthiest Eco-Spas

Happy Earth Day! If you could use a break from it all – who couldn’t – and consider yourself slightly earthier than most, you can’t go wrong at one of the nation’s top eco-spas, as chosen by the editors of Prevention magazine. To view the top 11 click here

Azamara Inaugurates Complimentary AzZmazing Evening Events Program

Azamara Club Cruises held its first AzAmazing Evening event, which are included outings for all guests aboard every voyage. The first event was held in Gibraltar, U.K., where the historic St. Michael’s Cave was opened exclusively to guests of Azamara that night. Guests were welcomed by actors wearing traditional Scottish Regiment dress uniforms and ushered […]

Cunard Line Announces Europe Three For All Sale

Special Offers Include $400 off Airfare, $400 On Board Credit and Free Gratuities for Two People on Select 2013 Mediterranean and Northern Europe Sailings. 15 April 2013 – Beginning today through Friday, 31 May 2013, Cunard’s Europe Three For All Sale event offers savings of up to $400 on air travel per stateroom (when booked through Cunard® […]

Carnival Offers ‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ Excursion

Carnival will be exclusively offering a Thomas the Tank Engine shore excursion this summer. The excursion, in the Canadian port city of Saint John, New Brunswick, will link with “Day Out With Thomas: The Go Go Thomas Tour 2013,” a festival traveling across the U.S. and Canada this summer. Read more

Find Your Adventure With Turkey Programs

General Tours World Traveler is introducing the 13-day “Grand Capitals of Eastern Europe by Rail” journey featuring six cities, and the eight-day “Istanbul & Cappadocia” adventure offers a view of Turkey’s history, art and food. “With appealing hotel rates in these cities, we are able to offer very attractive prices for five-star programs including the likes […]

Forget About Hotel Amenities, Bring On The Experience

Hotels used to try to keep guests indoors at their bars, restaurants and spas. Now they’re dragging them outside. Hotels are taking their concierge role to a new level, offering tailored experiences that expose guests to the history, foods and attractions of the community surrounding them. The experiences are often exclusive. Sometimes they’re free, but most often, […]