Globility: The quality of being open to a world of cultures and experiences.
It’s a term Global Traveler publisher and CEO Francis X. Gallagher coined more than a decade ago as we were launching our first issue.
I’ve been thinking about globility quite a bit lately. Ten years ago, it was a fun catch phrase we used to define our mission, but it’s become so much more. Globility has become our essence as we’ve expanded our horizons to include China Global Traveler and eFlyer Asia.
Follow the GT staff on Twitter and you’ll see we’re as readily spread to the far corners of Earth as gathered at World Headquarters on any given day. Dinner in New York City followed by a breakfast meeting in Dubai? It’s a typical day.
The same holds true for our stellar team of contributors. In this issue alone, you’ll travel to the Balearic Islands with Barbara Radcliffe Rogers and check out the meetings scene in the Caribbean with Dale Leatherman. Allison Voigts offers tips for entertaining business clients in Sydney, and Victoria Abbott Riccardi savors time spent in Italy’s Dolomites. Kimberly Krol explores the nightlife in Warsaw. Richard Newton showcases Seoul and checks out a neighborhood in Addis Ababa, while Tim Leffel follows business with pleasure in Nicaragua, and Ron Kuhlmann takes us to San Francisco. And in the spirit of globility, Stephen Jermanok lays out the rules for securing travel visas, and Karin Leperi explores the connection between respecting cultural differences and succeeding in international business deals.
Globility: The quality of being open to a world of cultures and experiences — it’s a beautiful thing.
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.
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.
THE MOST EXCLUSIVE TOURS OF EGYPT EVER OFFERED
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.
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.
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.