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  • 24 February

    Welcome to Selling Luxury, the podcast produced by the editors of Luxury Travel Advisor. This series inspires and educates travel advisors who want to enter the luxury arena and provides great insights for those advisors who are already successful in this niche. Ruthanne Terrero, VP and editorial director of Luxury Travel Advisor, in this episode chats with Anne Scully, […]

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  • 24 February

    Updated: 02/24/20 | February 24th, 2020 I remember when I started planning my first trip around the world. I had no idea what I was doing. When I decided to quit my job and travel the world, I walked into a bookstore and bought Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on Shoestring. Buying that guidebook was my […]

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  • 22 February

    Posted: 2/22/2020 | February 22nd, 2020 Teaching overseas is one of a great way to earn money while you travel, stay in one place longer, and get to deeply experience another culture. I spent years teaching in Thailand and Taiwan and they were some of the most impactful experiences of my traveling. Living in a […]

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  • 21 February

    Yoga fans and wellness enthusiasts will learn to master essential poses while calming their minds and re-energizing their bodies with new, multiple-day healthy yoga retreat packages at Azerai Can Tho, a five-star property in Vietnam. The retreats are for experienced practitioners and newcomers alike and are available in six-day (“Ultimate Yoga Retreat”) and four-day (“Essential […]

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  • 20 February

    AAA has unveiled the 2020 Five Diamond list, with six hotels (and five restaurants) added to the collection. The Five Diamond list now comprises 119 hotels and 67 restaurants, which represents less than 1 percent of the nearly 60,000 AAA Diamond establishments across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Five Diamond hotels, picked […]

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  • 20 February

    Posted: 02/20/2020 | February 20th, 2020 Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes our regular column on solo female travel. It’s an important topic I can’t adequately cover, so I brought in an expert to share her advice for other women travelers to help cover the topics important and specific to them! In this […]

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  • 20 February

    Marriott International has announced it is extending the date that its waiving cancellation fees for its hotels in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan through March 15, 2020. In an updated statement released Wednesday morning, Marriott International said, “We are closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization’s statements […]

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  • 20 February

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is introducing two new itineraries that incorporate cruise, land and train travel for 2021. In partnership with Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, the two packages will travel through Italy, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia, offering travelers the opportunity to explore a variety of destinations across several countries, combining major cities with little-known destinations. Ellen Bettridge, […]

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  • 19 February

    Considering a trip to Europe this year? Belmond has announced a myriad of updates aboard its trains, river vessels and hotels. Here’s what you need to know… The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express will debut three new Grand Suites for the 2020 season, which begins on March 21 with a one-night journey from Venice to London. Each suite—Vienna, Prague […]

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  • 19 February

    Rosewood Yangon is now open. Housed in the former New Law Courts, built in 1927, the hotel is located in the heart of the historic center amidst other heritage buildings at the junction of the Strand and Sule Pagoda Roads.  The two internal courtyards were entirely preserved and restored, as are the original portico on […]

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