Archive for September, 2013

Bargain Hotel Rates: 10 Top Cities for Great Deals

Charlottetown, PEI, Canada: $147 
Year-over-year price drop: 13% Located on the south shore of the province, Charlottetown joins Quebec City as one of Canada’s most historic and picturesque cities. Known for its delicious lobster, potatoes and other locally farmed goods, the autumn harvest season is the perfect time for visitors to enjoy the immense bounty […]

Halloween Horror Nights: America’s Scariest Places

Halloween comes but once a year and the horrormeisters go all out to make things just a little less comfortable for crowds seeking some chills in the dark. The following are some of the top spots for finding spooks this season.

A Heightened Sense of Luxury at Six Senses

At the mention of Six Senses Resorts and Spas, three words, no doubt, come to mind: Luxury, Ecology, Wellness. The resort and spa company set out to capture this corner of hospitality since its establishment in 1988 and now with some 18 Six Senses Spas found in locations from South America and the Caribbean to […]

Azamazing Azamara: Interview with Luxury Cruise Chief, Larry Pimentel

By Bill Becken, Senior Editor Luxury cruise line executives have a major challenge: to devote appropriate time and energy to oversight of strategic marketing and sales, on the one hand, and maintaining credible luxury operations, on the other. It turns out for both purposes the line must foster and coordinate homeports, itineraries, newbuilds, and newly renovated […]

Las Vegas Haunts for Halloween 2013

Vegas can be a very scary place. Losing a small fortune at the betting tables can be as scary as any zombie encounter, Certainly there are shows in odd corners of the Strip that seem as though they have been revived from the dead. And what about all those Bachelor Party tales that end with […]

Easy Airline Upgrade: Delta’s Smart Travel Pack

For those travelers with SkyMiles, Delta’s frequent flyer loyalty program, a few added benefits may be in the offing for a tidy little price. Delta Air Lines recently began offering a new travel option for SkyMiles customers that can enhance the travel experience with such perks as checked bags, priority boarding and seat selection. The […]