There is nothing better than the gift of travel. Instead of giving your loved ones material items, give them an experience they will never forget. This year, Emerald Cruises offers excellent Black Friday deals on Europe and Southeast Asia river cruises, as well as on the latest collection of luxury ocean yacht sailings on Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara.
Guests who book select Europe and Southeast Asia river cruises will enjoy savings up to $5,000 per couple. The offer applies to many of the line’s most popular eight-day European itineraries, including Danube Explorer, Jewels of the Rhine and Sensations of Lyon and Provence, as well as the comprehensive 15-day Splendours of Europe. 2023 Christmas Market sailings ranging from five to 15 days.
Travelers sailing through Southeast Asia can save on the full lineup of Mekong River cruises and tours through Vietnam and Cambodia, with options ranging from eight to 21 days. Those looking to experience the line’s new luxury ocean yacht cruises can save up to $6,800 per couple on select 2023 departures spanning the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Red Sea.
In the Mediterranean, save on the 11-day Charming Mediterranean sailing between Rome and Lisbon, with ports of call in Corsica and Spain, as well as the eight-day Croatian Coast and Best of the Adriatic sailing between Venice and Dubronvik.
Emerald Cruises’ Black Friday offer is available through Nov. 30. All bookings must be paid in full within 72 hours to qualify for the offer. Travelers can book their trips online, through a travel agent or through the Emerald Cruises call center.
Early on, pickleball had something to do with pickles. Pickles the dog, that is. In one story, the game was named for a family dog that ran off with the ball between sets.
Reconnecting the World: GBTA Convention 2023 Spotlights the Vital Role of Business Travel and In-Person Connection
In an increasingly digital and interconnected world, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention remains an indispensable platform for business travel industry professionals seeking to make the most of the power of face-to-face connections. Taking place August 13–15 in Dallas, the 2023 GBTA Convention provides the unique opportunity for professionals and companies to join visionaries, thought leaders and industry experts for meaningful networking, cutting-edge insights and inspiring innovation.
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