• Top six reads to inspire some armchair travel

Category Archives: Beach Holidays

2019 Travvy Awards Names Best Hotels & Resorts Around the World

1/17 The World’s Best Hotels and Resorts Hotels and resorts around the world continue to evolve and up their game in so many remarkable ways, from increased integration of technology to ever more innovative wellness offerings and uniquely local experiences.

Disney Announces New Details for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Travelers heading to Walt Disney World Resort this spring will be able to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the 26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, starting March 6. The Flower & Garden Festival runs 90 days through June

Global Mega-trends Are Shaping New Imperatives for Travel

As global forces continue to converge and trigger unprecedented change, the future of travel and tourism will be shaped by those companies and destinations that offer unique and meaningful experiences. Providing personal service to sustainability-minded customers will also be critical

Apple Vacations Will Offer Convenient Payments, Lowers Deposits

Apple Vacations is making paying for travel even easier and more affordable. The tour operator has joined forces with Uplift, a travel technology platform that gives users the chance to pay for travel in monthly increments. In addition, Apple Vacations

Travel Agents Believe 2019 Will Bring a Boom in Business

It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the travel business. If you are a travel agent, presumably you are betting on your clients increased wealth and social media channels to inspire them to book more vacations this year.

TITANIC 2018: Of all the things to do in Belfast you MUST see the Titanic museum | Short & City breaks | Travel | Express.co.uk

Unsinkable: The Titanic Belfast will remain the toast of Belfast for many years to come (Image: Titanic Belfast) Two working ports, perhaps not quite in full flood, but still all gantries and cranes and imposing vessels filled with grapefruits and

We're Entering a New Golden Age of Travel

The travel industry is experiencing a renaissance of the Golden Age of Travel, according to Ninan Chacko, CEO of Travel Leaders Group. And that’s occurring in concert with the resurgence of the professional travel advisor. Chacko made his comments Wednesday

Complete List of 2019 Travvy Awards Winners

1/21 2019 Travvy Award Winners The 2019 Travvy Awards were handed out at New York City’s Gotham Hall on Wednesday night. Read on to see which destinations, travel suppliers and industry players were recognized as the best of the best by

American Killed in Terrorist Attack on Kenyan Hotel

Update: January 15, 2019 at 7:50 a.m. ET Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said at least 14 people were killed in Tuesday’s attack on the DusitD2 hotel complex, including an American working in Nairobi. According to The Associated Press, security forces

Pacific Delight Introduces New Culinary Tour in Vietnam

WHY IT RATES: Pacific Delight has overhauled its culinary experiences in Southeast Asia with the launch of a new Vietnam itinerary. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer MORE Tour Operator Blue Sky Tours Announces Exclusive Resort Offers Central Holidays Meets Demand

Priceline and US Department of Defense Launch Military Travel Booking Site

Online travel agency Priceline and the United States Department of Defense have partnered up to create a travel site for U.S. military personnel. Dubbed “American Forces Travel,” this new site is open to current and retired military personnel to find

10 Instagram-Worthy Destinations for 2019 Travels

Wondering where to plan your first trip in 2019? The travel experts at Jucy, in conjunction with a few top travel influencers, have curated a list of some of the most photogenic destinations in the U.S. for travelers to add

Enterprise Drives Value with Supplier Diversity Program

WHY IT RATES: Enterprise continues to hold the supplier diversity program of high importance.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor RELATED OFFERS Weekend Getaway Rates! Enterprise … All Travel Offers Five years after establishing its Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Certification Assistance

Florida’s Key ingredient: Siestas and sensational sunsets | Beach Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

US Route One, near Islamorada (Image: Getty Images) The driver of the Conch Train proved to be a most illuminating guide to the vibrant and quirky town which is the last of the long line of islands of the Florida

Google Maps: Plane spotted ‘submerged’ under the sea off Scotland coast on Google Earth

Google Maps seemed to have taken a photo of a plane completely submerged in the sea. Father-of-three, Robert Morton, 55, spotted the mysterious sight off the coast of Edinburgh, near Portobello on Google Earth. He said he came across the

The Evolution of Traveling for Queer Families

In recent years, a lot of the media coverage on queer travel has focused on queer couples and honeymoon destinations. That’s natural in the years following the legalization of same-sex marriage in all 50 states, as well as in some

Beyond the beaches of Rio | Short & City breaks | Travel | Express.co.uk

Rio de Janeiro, overlooked by Christ the Redeemer (Image: GARDEL Bertrand / hemis.fr / GETTY) THERE’S a joke among Paulistas (locals from São Paulo) that Christ the Redeemer, the emblematic statue that looms over Rio de Janeiro, stands with his

Flights: Airport staff reveal the most ridiculous items brought through security

Flights: Airport staff reveal the most ridiculous items brought through security (Image: Getty Images) Many fliers fret about the volume of liquids they’re allowed to take through security. But some airport passengers have much bigger things to worry about when

Where Your State Wants to Travel the Most

It’s no secret that Americans want to travel the world in 2019. But where does your state want to go in the New Year? The folks over at DaringPlanet.com recently analyzed geotagged tweets including hashtag #vacation, #travel and similar terms