Travel turns the world into a much smaller place, but the Middle East remains to this day largely shrouded in mystique, beckoning curious adventurers to peek behind the veil at a fascinating world of culture, history and beauty.
Incentive travel has long been a way for organizations to drive sales and reward employees with opulent trips to exotic destinations. Today it encompasses even more.
Americans looking for the gentle rhythms and relaxed atmosphere of river cruising don’t need to fly to Europe. Vessels ranging from replica paddle wheelers to sleek, contemporary ships cruise not just the ever-popular Mississippi and Columbia rivers but the Ohio, the Cumberland, the Tennessee and even the Hudson.