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 […]
Are Americans working themselves to death? Well, in fact, they may well be doing so but not without taking a little time off to think about it. The good news is American workers took an average of 17.2 days of vacation in 2017, according to new research from “Project: Time Off.” That number reflects a […]
By Christopher Elliott It’s time to tell the truth about your last vacation — the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Was that hotel or vacation rental overrated? Did that five-star restaurant only deserve four stars — or less? Was the place too crowded, too expensive? “Dad, it’s time to tell your readers the truth,” […]
It’s difficult to discuss Mallorca without calling in breathtaking vistas and cliff top castle keeps that played front and center in the 2016 BBC series of the John Le Carré thriller, “The Night Manager.” The island, the largest of the Belearic archipelago off the southeast coast of Spain, has long been a holiday haven for […]
The holidays can be a particularly stressful time with few antidotes in sight. Fortunately, the cure for family, traffic, nasty lines, merchandise purchases and returns, and oh, all that wrapping, is in a land not so far away.
Will 2018 be a “boom” year for travel? That would be a yes if you are taking the opinion of the companies selling high dollar tours to travelling Americans. In their annual survey of travel forecasts and trends, tour operator members of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) are reporting a strikingly positive outlook for […]