Archive for December, 2012

World Airports Set to Bulge to the Brim with Flyers

While navigating crowds at airports is a common pastime these days, especially for those accustomed to pulling wheelies all over the world, those airports are destined to get more difficult to move through as they handle the whopping 3.6 million flyers predicted to be using them by 2016. Everyday will be like Christmas according to […]

Airline Distribution? Study Says It’s All Passé

Airlines have become retailers, the Wal-Marts of the skies, according to a report by the Atmosphere Research Group (ARG), commissioned by IATA. In this work released last month: The Future of Airline Distribution – A Look Ahead to 2017, highlights noted included these not so surprising observations:

Cruise Trends 2013: Latest Top Ten Hot Spots

It sounds like a song right out of On the Town but in fact, a new survey released by Cruise Holidays suggests that for cruise prices in the coming year Alaska is up, Europe is down, and the Caribbean is flat. With unprecedented demand for Mediterranean cruises, European river voyages and Baltic excursions, Europe has quickly […]

Crystal Getaways: Short on Time, Long on Savings

Crystal Cruises has a new collection of “Crystal Getaways” – Five- to 11-day segments that pack a tremendous amount of luxury punch into convenient, shorter itineraries. The luxe line is expanding its offerings to cruises worldwide, including options in Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Canada, Alaska and New England, USA. Each […]

Taking the Leap to Madagascar

If you haven’t been to Madagascar lately, time to look again. The large and lumbering island nation that broke off from the African Continent long ago has more than just lemurs. Cox & Kings offers tours of this remote outpost in the South Indian Ocean that provide a window into one of the earth’s most […]

Colorado Winters for Adventures Without Skis

Let’s face it, not everyone loves to ski. But that does not mean dreams for a winter wonderland vacation need to melt away into a soggy pool of mush. Rather, there are dogs to mush and ice to climb and books to read by a warm log fire in such fabulous cold spots as Colorado. […]