Archive for April, 2013

Summer Travel Deals, Discounts and Packages

Summer in Cape Cod at the Newly Upgraded Mansion at Ocean Edge After a $40 million renovation, the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Cape Cod, Ma, may, indeed be the most luxurious resort on the Cape: offering exclusive Concierge services and direct access to the resort’s private beach. The relaunch of the Mansion [...]

Defining Travel in 2013: 13 Hot Trends

Travel in the age of Google, world economic recession and technical innovations piling on faster than Higgs particles around the Hadron Collider can be a complicated topic, indeed. But one San Francisco-based travel-focused think tank, Skift, thinks it has tapped into the hot list of the world’s most defining influences on travel for 2013. The [...]

Driving Overseas? Know Before You Go

In approach of the summer vacation season, as travelers rachet up their plans for exploring places far away, a word about driving overseas is appropriate. Traveling along many of the world’s alluring roadways can be deadly. It turns out that motor vehicle crashes — not terrorism, crime, infectious disease or plane travel — are the [...]

Maldives and Fiji: Two Top Resorts for Romance

Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives and Wakaya Club & Spa in Fiji answer the call of imagination when it comes to luxury island fantasies. It may be the sound of wind in the trees or ocean waves in the distance … and you take off. Spicy scents of exotic hardwood interiors with images of Balinese [...]

The Eco Imperative: Top 10 Stylish U.S. Eco Hotels

Bottled water? Take a refillable container instead. Going to the market? Walk and take some featherweight totes. Traveling? While you cannot do much about the airplane fuel you can choose a carbon conscious hotel. And that does not have to mean a tent pitched at a KOA. Ecologically conscious hotels and resorts come in all [...]

The Hotels are Star Attractions in these Destinations

For those looking for a change from the tried and true hotel chain, this list of star (although not necessarily  five-star) hotels is THE LIST  when it comes to hotel stays to remember. They may not be tony rooms with a view but they will be rooms with a story. This list was compiled with [...]

Travel Agents Reporting New Gains and Profits

Travel agents are reporting an uptick in performance and profits for 2012 over 2011, possibly signaling the slow and steady comeback of the economy and willingness of consumers to make travel plans. In response to a recent survey, the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) found that nearly half the member agencies questioned saw stronger [...]