Barring any more hurricanes this season, the Caribbean is back. That was the word at this year’s Virtuoso Week where Karolin Troubetzkoy, immediate past president of the Caribbean Hotel Association, addressed travel industry advisors and media about the state of tourism in the Caribbean one year after hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria wreaked havoc on […]
Orlando, a perpetual top domestic destination, especially for families, welcomed 72 million visitors in 2017 – a five percent increase over the previous year, according to Visit Orlando, the city’s convention and visitors bureau. Various experiences, from theme parks to the Everglades, museums and nearby beaches is, once again, making Orlando one of this summer’s most popular […]
Located just 60 miles west of Shanghai, travelers will discover vibrant history, grand canals, classical gardens, and authentic culture in the ancient city of Suzhou. Dating back 2,500 years, Suzhou’s stunning water towns and rich cultural life capture the romance of ancient China. Even with its old-world appeal, Suzhou is one of the most developed […]
Hamak Hotels continues to make a statement in some of the Mexico’s most pristine and historic locations with 11 hotel and resort properties … and counting. The latest footprint in the portfolio opens this summer with Chablé Maroma on the Riviera Maya. READ MORE …
By Norman Sklarewitz As the newest liner in NCL’s young fleet, the Norwegian Bliss went into service this month offering the traveling public, an eye-popping line-up of services and amenities. For the more action-inclined passengers, there is the industry’s longest sea-going Go Kart track, a Laser Tag course and a heart-stopping water slide that takes […]
For those heading to Istanbul for business or leisure, extending the visit to ports beyond the Bosporus can make for a rewarding vacation with plenty of beach, night life and shopping thrown in. History buffs still get a field of ruins to explore between people watching and sun worshipping along the shores of the Aegean.