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  • 23 November

    As Holland America Line continues to prepare and develop its plans to meet the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the company is extending its pause of cruise operations for all departures through March 31, 2021. The line also will cancel select longer voyages, and cruises of eight days or longer […]

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  • 23 November

    Oetker Collection has announced that spring 2021 will see the addition of The Woodward, a new hotel in Geneva, to its portfolio of hotels. Owned by Bastion Holdings, the hotel sits directly on the shores of Lake Geneva, offering views of Mont Blanc. Originally built in 1901 by French architect François Durel in a post-Haussmann style, the hotel […]

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  • 22 November

    Are Four Seasons hotels and resorts part of Hilton Hotels and the Honors loyalty rewards program? The answer is no. In fact, Four Seasons stands alone as an elite group of hotels that are not part of any rewards program. Four Seasons has no rewards program at all and there is no way to earn […]

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  • 22 November

    Having reviewed the best ski hotels in Europe and the best ski in ski out hotels in Canada, we now focus on North America. The best luxury ski in ski out hotels include Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Fairmont Tremblant, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside, […]

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  • 22 November

    What are the best luxury tour operators and travel agents in the world? Our list includes Virtuoso, Abercrombie & Kent, Air Canada Vacations, American Airlines Vacations, Belmond Trains & Cruises, Classic Vacations, Rocky Mountaineer, Villas of Distinction, and the Walt Disney Travel Company. Auctions Sort By Wherever you decide to travel, by booking your trip […]

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  • 20 November

    In January 2020, Iberostar Group presented its “2030 Agenda” to eliminate waste, source responsible seafood, neutralize carbon emissions and improve the health of the ecosystems surrounding its hotels, among other objectives. As part of this commitment, the company has now specified its carbon emissions roadmap, which will offset emissions by implementing nature-based solutions at its destinations. […]

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  • 20 November

    Kontiki Expeditions has announced its new association with Small Luxury Hotels of the World, becoming the collection’s first water-based member. Kontiki Expeditions first yacht, M/Y Kontiki Wayra, is set to launch May 2021 and plans to offer sustainable stays off the coast of Ecuador. Guests can choose between two sea expeditions, which provide an immersion into the local cultures, […]

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  • 20 November

    Krissy Concannon, a travel advisor and founder of KC Abroad, a division of TravelLustre, drove more than 3,000 miles across four states recently and is here to tell us about her experiences in Utah. There is no doubt that road trips and visits to National Parks across the U.S. are an emerging travel trend this […]

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  • 19 November

    Ponant has paused operations in the northern hemisphere through December 31, 2020. The safety and security of passengers, crew members and the locals of the regions visited remains Ponant’s priority, the cruise line said in an announcement. Travelers on cancelled voyages will receive a credit of 120 percent of the amount paid, which can be […]

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  • 19 November

    Silversea Cruises, starting with its new 2022-23 itineraries, will be offering guests at least one complimentary shore excursion from a range of experiences in every port of call—across the line’s entire fleet. Further still, all cruise fares will include roundtrip air and transfers. Setting sail between March 2022 and May 2023, Silversea’s new collection of voyages […]

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