With social distancing now part of the travel experience, there is an unprecedented demand for private travel opportunities. Adventure tour operator Intrepid Travel saw a 31 percent increase in web traffic for its private tour range, while private jet charter company Monarch Air Group reported a 125 percent year-over-year increase in June. Here are a few other private luxury travel experiences to consider.
In a partnership with Monarch Air Group, Karisma Hotels & Resorts offers guests a discount of 10 percent off rates to Cancun from key cities, through Aug. 31, for travel through Dec. 31. In June, Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, began offering buy-outs of its entire property, in addition to cottage buyouts as well.
Sea Island in Sea Island, Georgia, unveiled its 4,200-square-foot King Cottage this year, ideal for groups looking for private experiences, while Inn at Death Valley debuted 22 new, private casitas on site. Fifty free-standing guest lodges are also available at Napa’s Calistoga Ranch.
In Miami, The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach offers a Private Club Lounge offer, and The Ritz-Carlton Bal-Harbour has a Two-Bedroom Private Floor offer. Even Amtrak hopped on the trend, offering private rooms and roomettes.
Between COVID-19 and the upcoming election, are your nerves shaken and stirred? As we master the art of at-home mixology during the pandemic, try a few of these favorite fall cocktails from different hotel and resort bars to fend off election jitters, pandemic frayed nerves and virtual learning stresses.
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.
As more destinations around the globe reopen to travelers, we are ready to get back to one of our favorite activities. Join us over the next several weeks as we take you to places around the world saying #WelcomeBacktoTravel. Take a visual journey through Charleston, South Carolina, with us.
Velas Resorts’ new Group Takeover Program offers a spin on the classic working vacation. With so many industries going fully remote and leaving the office for good, companies can now take advantage of the flexibility with offers like Velas Resorts Group Takeover Program, guaranteeing exclusive, private use of the hotel for corporate functions, meetings and group events.
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.
Mexico celebrates Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, Nov. 1–2. Travelers can celebrate with a new offer from the recently renovated Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa.
IHG® Business Edge provides small- to midsized enterprises with benefits and confidence to navigate the evolving business travel environment.
Etihad Airways became the first Gulf carrier to operate a commercial passenger flight to and from Israel. The historic flight departed Tel Aviv Oct. 19, and returned from Abu Dhabi Oct. 21. The flight, in cooperation with Maman Group, brought Israel’s top travel and tourism leaders to the United Arab Emirates.