Archive for May, 2013

The Latest in Travel Deals, Discounts and Packages

The Air New Zealand Explorer Pass Travelers heading to Australia, New Zealand or the Pacific Islands can take advantage of the Air New Zealand Explorer Pass. It’s available exclusively to residents of USA and Canada travelling on an Air New Zealand fare to New Zealand, Australia or the Pacific Islands. The Air New Zealand Explorer [...]

Can a Vacation Save Your Love Life?

Do vacations equal happiness? According to some 86 percent of American consumers who were asked whether these two elements link … they do. The Expedia® Pleasure Index, an online survey conducted by Harris Interactive for Expedia, sought to examine the link between vacations and happiness. What the survey revealed, not surprisingly: Americans report that vacations [...]

Global Airline Traffic: Slow, Steady, Upward Climb

Global airline traffic is on an upward-facing trajectory but the strongest growth can be pegged, not surprisingly, on the Middle East. Strong demand has been led by emerging markets with all regions showing gains. Total global air traffic rose 5.9% compared to March 2012, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in a report [...]

New Study Reveals What Affluent Travelers Want

What do wealthy travelers really want? A new study by Resonance Consulting Group says a little Internet, a lot of beach, and some good food and wine, for starters. The 2013 Resonance Report released last month surveyed more than 1,200 individuals from households with incomes of $150,000 and higher to measure the travel and leisure [...]

Da Vinci’s Florence Begins at Il Salviatino

Those entranced by the new series on Starz, Da Vinci’s Demons, will want to see the magnificent city of Florence – the city inside the spotlight – for all the magic and artistry that may have been lived by Da Vinci, himself. Florence is the epicenter of Leonardo Da Vinci treasure, hidden and exposed and [...]

Aspen: Perfect Summer Escape for People and Pets

Two renovated sister properties in Aspen, Colorado invite travelers to plan a trip to a paradise in the peaks this summer without breaking the bank. Hotel Aspen and Molly Gibson Lodge offer high value, affordable and stylish landing spots with friendly service and comfortable surroundings for visitors and their pets. The properties face each other [...]

Colorado for Peak Pleasures in Adaptive Sports

For U.S. vets returning to a rough and tumble American landscape or for anyone who may have some motor disabilities but wants to keep trucking, Colorado is the perfect playground. A number of centers and associations throughout Colorado have developed adaptive activities through the use of skillfully trained instructors and state-of-the-art equipment that can make [...]