Archive for the ‘Luxury’ Category

Sailing on board Windstar’s Star Pride

Monday, June 4th, 2018

By Gloria Gottlieb I recently sailed on Windstar’s Star Pride on a roundtrip cruise from San Juan.  I spent the night at the Sheraton Old San Juan which was across the street from the pier.  Most tours and places in San Juan were closed because it was Good Friday.  The ship is one of 3 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seabourn Encore – Ultra Luxury

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

During the past decade, the cruise industry has made significant investments in upgrading hardware and onboard services to upgrade their products.   And, it’s not just cruise lines in the luxury category. Most premium operators have made big investments too, which has served to close the gap between premium and luxury.  It’s become commonplace for the […]

COMO Metropolitan Hotel, London

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Review – COMO Metropolitan Hotel, London As a broad jumping off point, this property earns its five-star rating in every way possible. And, it puts itself in an elite category vis-a-vis other hotels at this level. The following paints a more specific picture of the features of this excellent property.  Location The Metropolitan Hotel by […]

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 Seychelles: The World’s Oldest Islands

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

JUNE 27, 2017 BY OCEANIA CRUISES By Guest Lecturer Dr. John Freedman In my many interesting conversations with fellow travelers at sea, I’m often asked about my favorite destinations. High on the list is the unique granitic archipelago of the Seychelles. The World’s Oldest Islands A sovereign state since its independence from Britain in 1976, […]

Regent Seven Seas – It’s All Included

Monday, June 19th, 2017

IT’S ALL INCLUDED… This is cruising as it was meant to be — where even the most sought-after amenities are included: FREE Business Class Air*, FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions, FREE WiFi, and much more. Guests enjoy unparalleled hospitality and impeccable service by our professional staff in a sophisticated ambiance. They delight in the expansive spaciousness […]

Celebrity Cruises – The World is Open Event

Monday, April 24th, 2017

LET US GIVE YOUR FAMILY THE SUITE TREATMENT WHILE WE SHOW YOU THE WORLD. For a limited time, when you take your family almost anywhere in the world in Suite Class accommodations, Mom and Dad get FOUR incredible perks and kids get free drinks, free Wi-Fi, and $200 each to spend on board almost anyway […]

The Islands of Tahiti

Monday, April 24th, 2017

The World’s Definition of Paradise Ah, Tahiti! You’ve seen those mesmerizing pictures of idyllic over-water bungalows perched atop a turquoise lagoon, but experiencing it in person is an entirely new level of nirvana. It’s an encounter that reaches deep into your soul and forever ranks as one of your top five life experiences. Tahiti The […]