Arizona Rife with New Reasons to Visit

By Norman Sklarewitz Among domestic destinations, Arizona may not jump to mind among all agents as a glamour state. However, if it perhaps lacks a reputation for high-profile events replete with celebrities, breathless television coverage and tabloid stories, that’s fine with the state’s active tourism industry. It’s happy to offer visitors a wide range of […]

Beyond Las Vegas: Nevada’s Treasures in the Desert

By Norman Sklarewitz As one of the country’s premier destinations, you might assume your clients know all about Nevada. That might be a mistake.  “It’s not the same old Nevada,” says Chris Moran with the state’s Division of Tourism.”  She rattles off a list of new attractions, new properties and new experiences awaiting the travelling […]

A View of Cartagena with Casa St. Augustin

Cartagena is a vibrant picturesque city that will leave you craving more. A historical former Spanish port town set along the northern tip of Colombia, Cartagena imbues a variety of cultural influences while boasting a modern coastal metropolis, Boca Grande, reminiscent of Miami’s South Beach.  READ MORE …

Bolivian Adventures

Bespoke Travel in Bolivia: Adventuring with Crillon Tours

Travel to Bolivia does not usually appear as a line item on luxe travel bucket lists in the U.S., but for the seasoned and sophisticated traveler, Bolivia is just the place to make the senses pop. A landlocked country in the Andes, Bolivia’s unofficial capital of La Paz is officially the highest such city in […]

Travel Trends: Roads Less Taken; Places Less Seen

Expedia.com analyzed thousands of data points this year to identify the top trends in travel for 2018, and the results show that American travelers are increasingly interested in novel experiences – places less visited and the unusual activities they bring. Highlights from the report include the rise of secondary destinations like Chiang Mai, the Azores […]

Revved for Relaunch: New Dawn for Jamaica’s Half Moon Resort

Half Moon in Jamaica’s Montego Bay opened in 1954 – just around the time that the first “Tonight Show” aired (with Steve Allen), the packaged TV dinner debuted, and Marilyn Monroe married Joe DeMaggio. Needless to say, the legendary beachfront resort is still going strong especially as it debuts with a new look and feel. The […]