Posts Tagged ‘Luxury’

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 […]

My Tremendous Tauck Bridges River Cruise Experience

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure, Carefree Vacations My sixteen-year-old niece and I arrived in Paris on July 14th, Bastille Day. We were greeted by a cheerful French man holding a Tauck Tours sign at Charles de Gaulle airport. He whisked us away to our Pullman Eiffel Tower Hotel where the view of La Tour […]

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 […]

Princess Cruises Elevates Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria with Newly Designed Menu, Décor and Handmade Pasta Dishes from Award-winning Italian Chef Angelo Auriana

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Fleetwide Enhancement First to Debut Aboard Caribbean Princess SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 7, 2017) – Celebrating the cruise line’s Italian heritage, specialty restaurant Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria has been delighting millions of Princess Cruises guests with traditional and innovative cuisine since it first debuted aboard Grand Princess in 1998. Nearly 20 years later, Princess Cruises today […]

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 […]

Disney’s Aulani Resort – A Quick Overview

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Whether you’re a Grandma, Gran, Nana, or Oma, the Disney’s Aulani Resort is the place to celebrate a multi-generational vacation together!  I was lucky enough to be chosen for the Aulani Fam Trip, October 20-23, 2016, to the Island of Oahu and had not been to the area since the 1980’s when the JW Marriott […]

A quick hotel overview – Oahu and Maui with Pleasant Holidays

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Aloha! After three days in Oahu and three days in Maui with Pleasant Holidays, I’m already counting the days until I can visit again! I went with a group of 47 fellow travel agents and saw as much as I possibly could. On Oahu, I got to experience the fun elegance that is The Royal […]