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New Myanmar Cruise Celebrates Myanmar’s New Openness

On the heels of Myanmar’s first openly contested national election in 25 years, travelers are returning to the mysterious South Asian country to experience the beauty and the new history. Complementing this occasion is The Strand Cruise, which announced sailings for January to March 2016 as well as Christmas season voyages between Bagan and Mandalay, is offering a two-for-one promotion for the holiday sailings that allows each passenger booking at published rates the opportunity to be accompanied by a companion sharing the same cabin on a complimentary basis. Read more »

Travel in the Time of Terrorism

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In light of world events impacting travel, the Travel Leaders network took the pulse of its member travel advisors to find that bookings have hardly been affected.

The findings from a new travel survey indicate concerns about terrorism aren’t stopping most travelers from seeing the world. Measured in this nationwide poll were “traveler confidence” and the impact, if any, that terrorist activities play in leisure travelers’ decisions and bookings.  Read more »

Unmasking the Millennial Traveler’s Mindset

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The millennial traveler has arrived, and hotels are grabbing for their loyalty. Choice Hotels International, Inc. decided to delve into the mysteries of the Millennial Mind – the wants and must haves. What they found in their survey reveals an unexpected and not so unexpected list of habits showing how the up and coming generation travels. Read more »

Ultimate Luxury Manse in Costa Rica: Villa Manzu

Costa Rica

Finding a luxury beach resort in Costa Rica need not be a task for an upscale Indiana Jones. Luxury beach resorts in Costa Rica can be as brand-stamped as a lovely cliff-side Marriott overlooking Herradura Bay, as extraordinary as a Four Seasons spread about an entire peninsula, and as magically alluring as a hidden, jungle-shrouded mansion just steps from the sea. READ MORE…

Hawaii’s Fifth Four Seasons Opening on Oahu

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For those vacation-seekers dreaming of new Hawaiian delights, wishes are soon to be granted at the new Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu at Ko Olina on the western, Sunset Coast of Oahu.

Choosing an area once sacred to Hawaiian royals seeking rest and relaxation, the Four Seasons revamped and reconcepted the former JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at that location and turned those grounds into a precious luxury hideaway with 358 guestrooms, 52 suites and the priceless sunsets they present. Read more »

New Magic in New Mexico: Openings, Experiences

New Mexico


Autumn to Christmas is possibly the best time to visit New Mexico. The chilly weather means is perfect for shopping for unusual presents at outdoor markets and the luminarias the deck the adobe walkways and river paths as Christmas approaches. Here is a guide to what’s new, what’s cool and what’s happening this season in The Land of Enchantment.  Read more »

Solving the Holiday Travel Puzzle: Rates, Dates

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As the holiday season closes in, this year’s data by CheapOair shows many travelers are visiting warm weather cities, with Los Angeles, Miami and Orlando dominating the top three domestic destinations. The top three international destinations include Manila, Cancun and Delhi, which are also warm weather cities all year long.

The average roundtrip domestic airfare for destinations on the popular hit list this year is $429, with the lowest fares to cities such as Orlando, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale and NYC. Read more »