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Agent Review: Puerto Rico with Laura Degen

Monday, October 1st, 2018

When Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico last year, news outlets told us of the extreme power outages, food scarcity, and devastation. We read the articles, watched horrifying video, and donated to relief organizations. Slowly, different disasters took our attention, news outlets found other stories to report, and Americans moved on. But Puerto Rico still […]

Southern Caribbean Onboard Holland America Line’s Newest Ship – Koningsdam

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

I recently cruised with some friends and clients on the Holland America Koningsdam. This is Holland America’s newest ship with one more being delivered next year. The itinerary was very unique – 10 day Southern Caribbean round trip from Fort Lauderdale. A great way to see that area of the Caribbean without having to fly […]

Inside Look: The Bold New Features On Board Symphony of the Seas

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

From fresh eats to exciting, new entertainment, our latest ship has it all. by John Mannelly Earlier this year, it was announced that Symphony of the Seas, the newest ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet, would hit the seas in April 2018, and now there are more exciting details to share about the new sound of adventure: Symphony, […]

Your Club Med Holiday

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Looking for a luxury holiday in idyllic surroundings? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Dedicated to ‘what’s hot’ in luxury travel, Club Med’s travel and lifestyle experts provide you with top tips on the most popular destinations and resorts, the best times of year to visit, and the hot spots for summer and winter […]

Holland America Line Celebrates 2017 Plan a Cruise Month with Two Premium Promotions

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Submitted by: Julie Holland America Line is supporting October’s National Plan a Cruise Month organized by Cruise Lines International Association with two premium offers: onboard spending money for 2017-18 Caribbean cruise bookings and additional onboard spending money for all Explore 4 promotion bookings covering several cruise destinations in 2018 and 2019. The month-long event offers promotions that aim to […]

G Adventures – China’s Harbin Ice Festival: By the Numbers

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The annual sub-zero party is the largest of its kind in the world by G Adventures Posted on 26 July 2017 For two weeks every year, the city of Harbin in China’s Heilongjiang province is put on ice. The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which takes place from December to February (exact dates change year by […]

Spreading Our Wings: Meet Crystal Skye

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

by Crystal Cruises Her tables are set, linens pressed, high-tech amenities wired, and SkyeButlers suited and at your service. Following her official christening ceremony Saturday night in Las Vegas, during which she was blessed by luxury travel industry veteran and Virtuoso CEO, Crystal Skye is ready for takeoff. Crystal’s own “Captain,” CEO Edie Rodriguez, takes the helm with […]

Viking River Cruises – What is a River Cruise?

Monday, August 21st, 2017

 Nothing Compares to a River Cruise River cruising is a relaxing, immersive and thoroughly enjoyable form of travel where you can enjoy ever-changing scenery along the banks of waterways such as the Danube, Rhine, Seine, Douro, Volga and Yangtze. Unpack just once on an award-winning, state-of-the-art 190-guest Longship and journey into the very heart of […]

Crystal is ‘World’s Best’ – Again and Again and Again

Friday, July 28th, 2017

 Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises take top Travel + Leisure honors, as Crystal Cruises continues to shine              LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2017 – From the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ come two more awarded luxury travel experiences, as Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition […]

The Viking Difference: The Thinking Person’s Cruise

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

We travel to explore, to learn, to understand. As the world’s leading river cruise line, we believe in offering you extraordinarily well-designed cruises that bring you closer to the cultures of the world. That’s why our intimate, inclusive itineraries are designed to help you explore nuances of your destination: its food, culture, people and customs. […]