BEST AIRLINE CUISINE — FIFTH CONSECUTIVE WIN
For the fifth consecutive year, Alitalia received the award for Best Airline Cuisine in Global Traveler’s 2014 GT Tested Reader Survey. The prestigious award reaffirms Alitalia’s commitment to creating a superior dining experience inspired by Italy’s culturally diverse regions. When flying in Alitalia’s Magnifica class, the unique flavors and aromas of each Italian region are savored. Menus served on board are known for the quality and refinement in creating recipes that embody the authenticity, uniqueness and essence of Italian cuisine. The distinctive recipes created by the genius and imagination of distinguished Italian chefs are paired with wines selected by the Italian Association of Sommeliers (AIS).
MAGNIFICA BUSINESS CLASS
Magnifica, Alitalia’s business-class cabin on intercontinental routes, delivers maximum comfort and a sophisticated travel experience. Magnifica seats on our Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 aircraft offer in-seat work and entertainment options, and convert to true flat-beds, reclining a full 180 degrees. The cabin configuration offers travelers all-aisle seating. Service in Magnifica includes award-winning menus featuring regional Italian cuisine, linens designed by Italian luxury brand Frette, tableware designed by Richard Ginori, and an amenity kit with personal care items by Salvatore Ferragamo. Alitalia flights operate out of New York JFK to Milan and Rome; Boston and Miami to Rome, and, from May to October, Los Angeles to Rome.
MAGNIFICA FLAT-BED SEATS:
- Electronic controls convert seats to 180-degree flat-beds
- Large 15.4-inch LCD screens that provide on-demand audio and video
- PC power and USB ports for PC charging
- Built-in massage technology and privacy screen
- Direct-aisle access
CLASSICA PLUS PREMIUM ECONOMY
Classica Plus, Alitalia’s premium economy cabin, is available on A330 and B777 aircraft operating from Alitalia’s U.S.gateways. When traveling in Classica Plus, Alitalia passengers can enjoy:
- Priority check-in and boarding
- Two checked bags versus one in economy
- Seat pitch of 38 inches and width of 20.1 inches — 40 percent more space than economy
- In-seat PC power
- Large 10.6-inch screens for on-demand entertainment
- Noise-canceling headsets
- Welcome drinks and amenity kits
Experience the best of Italy with the new 10-day City and Coast Getaway. Travelers begin their trip with a luxury stay at Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese before moving onto Abruzzo’s Castello Di Semivicoli.
ISN’T IT TIME? It's time to treat yourself to the vacation you deserve, and Celebrity Cruises® offers the perfect escapes. With an award-winning fleet of ships that sail to more than 300 destinations around the world, Celebrity will take you almost anywhere you want to go in style. Enjoy stunning staterooms and suites, culinary experiences imagined by Michelin-starred chefs and intuitive service. Celebrity makes sure your vacation is effortless from the start, which is why drinks, WiFi and tips are Always IncludedSM on every sailing.
National Rum Day is right around the corner on Aug.16, meaning it’s time to start planning your celebration. Sandals Resorts, the all-inclusive Caribbean resort company, shares recipes from mixologists, allowing rum fans to celebrate as if they are staying on property.
Until Aug. 21, catch the museum premier of Bonnie Lautenberg: Art Meets Hollywood at Boca Raton Museum of Art. After learning one of the large-scale red paintings created by artist Lucio Fontana was the result of his viewing of the 1964 film Red Desert (directed by Michelangelo Antonioni), Lautenberg set out to discover other instances where filmmakers and artists knowingly — or perhaps unknowingly — had an effect on one another’s work.
From 24-Hour Butler Service to a Sky Pool: Boutique Luxury Awaits at Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences in Los Cabos
Set on a seaside bluff overlooking Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas, Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences is a Baja paradise specializing in serene vistas and impeccable hospitality, offering a Pacific coast lifestyle with authentic Mexican touches. Guests can now earn a fourth night free at the stunning resort, plus a $100 resort credit, when booking through March 20, for travel through June 15.
Vacations providing travelers with opportunities to improve their mental and physical wellbeing continues to rise in demand as more and more hotels and resorts create offerings centered around wellbeing. ‘Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, a resort boasting programming paying homage to Hawai’i’s rich culture and heritage, recently debuted a variety of new offerings focused on cultural experiences and holistic wellness.
Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa in Summerlin, Las Vegas, recently announced plans to completely transform its dining space, entertainment offerings and gaming experiences with new additions. Currently underway, new concepts like the famed Thai restaurant Lotus of Siam and the new Greek restaurant Naxos Taverna will soon join the resort.
Whether you prefer a villa on the beach or an ultra-luxe suite downtown, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in Los Cabos.
Scenic Group launched its Second Guest Sail Free offer on a variety of ocean and river cruises on both the Scenic and Emerald Cruises lines. This new offer applies to all Europe and Asia river cruise departures through June 30, 2023.