Enticing Travel Packages for Mind and Body


Detox. Las Vegas-Style

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is running a Digital Detox Weekend Retreat in September. Unlike most other experiences one can have in Las Vegas, guests will enjoy a calming weekend of activities designed to provide a digital escape and relief from constant connectivity with their mobile devices. Read more »

Truth in Travel: What 20 Years of Data Reveals

Over the last 20 years, Expedia.com has averaged a booking on its site every other second. So the analysts at the online travel company recently decided to take a look back and see what some of the booking milestones over the company’s 20-year history might say about how we travel.

And here is what they found: Everything you ever wanted to know about the booking habits of Americans but were afraid to ask. Read more »

Honeymoons and Mini Moons: New Trends


As bridal season moves into full swing, a new report just out shows a seismic shift in honeymoon travel trends in North America. In the last five years, rising wealth, digital connectivity and an increasing global demand for wellness have changed the way couples book, plan and experience their honeymoon. Read more »

Twin Farms: Luxurious Summer Fun in Vermont

While autumn is a sublime time to take in the rolling hills of Vermont, the quaint Green Mountain State becomes a bounty of old fashioned fun in the summertime too. And that’s when Twin Farms is alive and sizzling with explorations and activities that can bond couples and families in memories that cannot be made anywhere else. READ MORE …




Airports: New Hubs of Happiness?


Airports have often been tabbed as destinations in themselves but a new study shows that Airport layovers are now becoming a thing – a piece of the enjoyment travel is supposed to bring.

Forget about queues, delayed flights and lost luggage, more than half (53%) of the frequent travelers polled in a study published last month by Priority Pass, a popular independent airport lounge access program, believe that the airport is something to be enjoyed, with 56% admitting that they would be encouraged to arrive at the airport early to take advantage of duty free and shopping discounts. Read more »

Disney Wonder Prepares for New Awesomeness

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The Disney Wonder will be going through a bit of a sea change this fall. The Disney Cruise Line vessel heads for dry dock from Sept. 9 to Oct. 23, 2016, in Cadiz, Spain. And when it returns to the seas it will be with a wave of new enhancements to debut on sailings starting Nov. 10, from Galveston, Texas. Read more »

Los Angeles: Where to Catch the Star Shine

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It doesn’t take much to live large in Los Angeles. Where you browse is much more important than what you buy. And where you dine, whether you are having a classic hamburger or Escargots de Bourgogne with a 2010 Chateaux Margaux, may make all the difference in eye candy delivered. For those heading to L.A. here is a primer for where to put your attention for bargain plays, celebrity haze and great places to graze. Read more »