I may work for Global Traveler, but I am also a true reader of the magazine and our e-newsletters as well, relying on our content to give me a burst of travel inspiration. In last week’s eFlyer USA, our feature article mentions the changing revenue initiatives of hotels and resorts to offer day passes to their amenities, including their pools. Now locals and travelers (perfect for Airbnbers) can spend the day at a resort’s pool for a small daily fee without paying for a room on sites like Day Pass and Resort Pass.
Living in an apartment in Los Angeles, sometime I crave a Saturday being served cocktails and reading a book without braving the traffic to Malibu — this is my chance! I can choose the nearby Kimpton Everly for $30 or live it up at the Viceroy Santa Monica for $40-plus. Try the Four Seasons Dallas day bed poolside for $175 (two people) or cool off at the Omni Tucson National Resort starting at $35.
As we often travel for business, who says we can’t work from our laptops poolside for a little mid-week R&R?
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All airplane flights begin on the ground. An airport is the starting point, but airspace issues continue to expand from the terrestrial to the aerial. Altitude is no barrier when countries claim sovereignty from the Earth to beyond the stratosphere.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.
Flanked by the ski resort-studded Balkan Mountains and situated directly downwind from the fragrant pine forests of the Vitosha mountain, Sofia’s gorgeous landscape and strategic location between Asia and Europe put it at a crossroads where business and pleasure intermingle effortlessly. In recent years Bulgaria’s capital city has ranked as one of the top 10 best places in the world for startup businesses, and the onslaught of new tax exemptions for businesses looking to invest in the country make it an attractive option for many corporations to begin operations within the city.
Though air travel slowed as airports temporarily closed and borders shuttered to stifle the spread of coronavirus, the airline industry — led by oneworld alliance member airlines — enacted enhanced protective measures to reduce risk and protect passengers.
Leovard skincare, formulated by Dr. Sheg Aranmolate, MD, uses natural ingredients to nourish skin, calm irritation, decrease wrinkles, hydrate and soothe — all while sanitizing skin of bacteria. Leovard’s 06 sanitizer is among a line a like-minded products, designed to ease the stress of environmental damage on our skin while cleansing.
Looking for an escape? Anse Chastanet in Saint Lucia is a one-of-a-kind, 49-room resort with views of the Pitons. The property’s Escape Sale offers travelers who book four nights or more before Aug. 31 the chance to save 35 percent on the entire stay. Book by Aug. 31, but the sale is valid for travel through Dec. 19. Rates start at $513 per night.
IHG® Business Edge provides small- to midsized enterprises with benefits and confidence to navigate the evolving business travel environment.
Beer lovers in particular will rejoice with this new offer from The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina, and it all starts with a complimentary, icy cold pint upon arrival.