Don’t Fret – It’s Not Too Late for Summer Travel Plans

30 Apr 2016

It’s already May and you’re thinking it’s too late. Time has gotten away from you and yet another opportunity to travel for a relaxing summer vacation has gone by the wayside. Stop the presses! The news is it is NOT too late to book summer travel for a trip, be it for couples, families and/or groups. The options range from all inclusive resort packages to... View Article

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Travel Can Chart a Course for Global Sustainability

22 Apr 2016

There isn’t an industry that hasn’t faced the challenge of working towards being sustainable. In fact, the challenge often starts because there is little understanding of what sustainability actually means. The term came from a report presented to the United Nations in 1987, defining sustainability as: “development which meets the needs of current generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own... View Article

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The “Suitest” Way to Sail – Royal Caribbean’s New VIP Royal Suite Class

21 Apr 2016

If you crave upscale luxury, the finest amenities, and opportunities available only to the select few then you are exactly who Royal Caribbean had in mind when they created the new Royal Suite Class. The cruise line has created three separate experiences that promise to cater to your every need. Today’s luxury traveler has higher expectations than ever before. Royal Caribbean is addressing those needs... View Article

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Ecotourism Makes Big Splash with All Generations

19 Apr 2016

Swinging from trees, spelunking in caves, making baskets with local grandmothers….these are just a few of the fun activities to be had on an eco-tour. More and more individuals of every generation are interested in participating in ecotourism. How they define ecotourism may vary, but some key concepts remain steadfast. The International Ecotourism Society defines it as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the... View Article

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Tauck Launches New River Cruise Ships and Itineraries

13 Apr 2016

In just a span of a few short years, river cruise options have expanded greatly in Europe and other parts of the world. With several different cruise lines, dozens of itineraries and even varying levels of luxury, choosing the right river cruise has become quite the challenge. Engaging a qualified River Cruise Travel Advisor for the planning of your trip will help ensure that your... View Article

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New England and Maritime Canada Cruising

08 Apr 2016

New England and Canada cruises offer sophisticated, eye-catching ports of call. Take in the sights of the Atlantic Ocean coast, enjoy whale watching, and see the beautiful fall foliage. Newport, Portland and Bar Harbor are quaint towns with lighthouses and crab shacks. Explore Canada’s Maritime provinces, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Finally, immerse yourself in French Canada with stops in Quebec’s cities and... View Article

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Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Float Out Of Third Ship

24 Mar 2016

By Sara Jane Crane

New England and Canada cruises offer sophisticated, eye-catching ports of call. Take in the sights of the Atlantic Ocean coast, enjoy whale watching, and see the beautiful fall foliage. Newport, Portland and Bar Harbor are quaint towns with lighthouses and crab shacks. Explore Canada's Maritime provinces, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Finally, immerse yourself in French Canada with stops in Quebec's cities and countryside.

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River Cruises Offer Wellness Options

11 Mar 2016

The traditional ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard, just one day before the company took delivery of its second ship, Viking Sea, which will officially debut to guests next month. Viking Sky is scheduled for delivery in early 2017. The company also today announced that it has placed an order with Fincantieri for three additional sister ships, which will bring Viking’s total number of... View Article

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A Whole New World Of Responsible Experiential Travel Choices

03 Mar 2016

With dedicated onboard facilities and programs for wellness, shore excursions and healthful dining, river cruise lines are coming up with creative ways to help keep guests in top shape. And many treatments offered are designed to reduce stress – a primary goal for most vacationers. Travelers who cruise the rivers will find companies bending over backward to meet dietary preferences and restrictions, from those with... View Article

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Discover the First Overwater Bungalows on the Best Beach in Riviera Maya, Mexico

24 Feb 2016

Karisma Hotels & Resorts will open overwater accommodations, a first for Mexico, in September 2016. The Overwater Bungalows will open at El Dorado Maroma, located in the Riviera Maya, south of Cancun. Only select agencies like Acendas Travel will be allowed to book the Overwater Bungalows from now until September 1, 2016. The first phase, of 30 suites, is currently under construction. The rooms will... View Article

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