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  • 3 March

    On March 1, Half Moon officially opened its new resort-within-a-resort concept, Eclipse at Half Moon. Set between the hills of Montego Bay and the Caribbean Sea and the two existing parts of Half Moon’s property (Rose Hall Villas and Founder’s Cove), Eclipse has 57 new accommodations, an infinity-edge pool, a natural swimming cove, and seven […]

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  • 3 March

    Damian McCabe, CEO of McCabe World Travel in McLean, VA, might be the most under-the-radar rock star agency owner in the travel industry. If you know McCabe World Travel, you might best associate the agency with its president, Anne Morgan Scully but, behind the scenes, it was McCabe herself who was turning the agency into […]

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  • 3 March

    Cruise lines, both on the oceans and rivers, continue to update their sailings and policies as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Here’s the latest from luxury cruise lines: Crystal Cruises Reservations originating on the Crystal Serenity on the following dates are now cancelled: March 3: Sydney, Australia) March 17, 2020: Bali (Benoa), Indonesia March 28, 2020: […]

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  • 2 March

    Windstar Cruises President John Delaney is stepping down Wednesday, March 4. The cruise line said that Delaney will focus on personal priorities as Andrew Todd, president and CEO of the cruise line’s parent company, Xanterra Leisure Holding, will continue as CEO of the small ship cruise line. Delaney will continue to provide advice to the […]

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  • 2 March

    Posted: 03/2/20 | March 2nd, 2020 South Africa is famous for its stunning landscapes, incredible wildlife, award-winning wineries, beautiful beaches, and its lively and cosmopolitan cities. I’ve been to the country twice and always leave wanting more. There’s something deeply special about this place. Stretching over 2,800 kilometers (1,700 miles) and home to over 56 […]

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  • 29 February

    Switzerland set a new tourism record in terms of visitors from the United States in 2019. Final figures for that year just released by Switzerland Tourism show an increase of nearly 10 percent in U.S. arrivals in Switzerland in 2019, for a total of 1,1154,155. The number of overnight stays was 2.47 million, an increase […]

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  • 29 February

    The island of Santorini casts a spell. Its otherworldly landscapes were created by a volcano eruption thousands of years ago, leaving a submerged caldera surrounded by dramatic cliffs. It’s here in this extraordinary setting that a new hotel will open in May not far from the ancient city of Akrotiri, a Minoan archeological site that’s […]

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  • 29 February

    ITB Berlin 2020 has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the event organizers report. The annual travel industry event, which was expected to draw more than 10,000 exhibitors from over 180 countries this year, was originally scheduled to take place March 4 – 8.  “Due to the increasing spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, […]

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  • 28 February

    In early February, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley reopened and began welcoming guests back to the valley, following the resort’s temporary closure in response to the bushfires that were raging across Australia. Large areas of the bushland that surrounds Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley remain untouched—and the landscape affected by the bushfires is starting to regenerate with […]

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  • 28 February

    Few places are as charged with imagination and myth as the Maasai Mara. Abutting Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains, this famous national reserve in Kenya is an endless expanse of savannah silhouetted with acacia trees, populated with abundant wildlife. It’s not just an iconic destination for the Great Migration, when a million wildebeest travel seasonally across the […]

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