Anyone vying for an escape after a long quarantine should look to New England — even if it’s from the comfort of your home while diving into the written word about the region’s iconic summers.
Stock up on all the knowledge you need before visiting or returning to the region with New England in a Nutshell, by Steve Jermanok.
Published travel and adventure writer, Jermanok sifts through more than 700 of his stories on New England’s finer qualities, from classic hikes and scenic drives to hidden gems, must-stay accommodations and foodie-centric stops along the way. Essentially, the book explores New England for you and distills the great wide open into a best-of-the-best list in the area.
Would-be travelers can pre-order here and check out New England in a Nutshell, available July 2.
Knowing no one in the travel industry was left unscathed from COVID-19, 50 percent of book sales go toward supporting the many businesses it highlights. Readers can simply email the author here confirming they purchased an e-book or hardcopy, and their name will be entered into various raffles for giveaways, which offer everything from a dinner for two at Woodman’s (also known as the restaurant where the fried clam was invented); vouchers for Summer Feet Cycling; a membership to the Peabody Essex Museum; or a weekend getaway at an author-recommended B&B like the Saltair Inn in Bar Harbor, Maine.
My husband and I enjoyed outdoor dining with another couple at Suraya in Philadelphia. The Lebanese restaurant makes frequent appearances on many local and national Best Of lists, including being named Best Restaurant in Philadelphia by Philadelphia magazine.
Members of TAP Air Portugal’s TAP Miles&Go loyalty program now have new benefits with Miles4Extras. Mileage points can be used to purchase upgrades, extra baggage or sports equipment; access lounges; or FastTrack services. Customers who travel less frequently or haven’t accumulated enough miles to book flights are also able to choose benefits tailored to their miles.
Cordis Hangzhou, Sci-Tech City opened, joining sister properties in Shanghai, Beijing, Dongqian Lake, Hong Kong and Auckland. Located in Hangzhou Future Sci-Tech City, the luxury hotel features 186 rooms and suites, three restaurants and bar, a 24-hour gym and a range of meeting and event spaces. It is also nearby a subway station.
Are you looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own refined adventure of a lifetime. You can custom order your new Volvo, tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
The What Matters 2021 survey from Agoda found Americans most look forward to spending more quality time with loved ones in 2021, at 34 percent, while also committing to traveling differently this year. Agoda’s digital travel platform offers a global network of more than 2.4 million properties in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide; the survey’s sample size was 16,064 adults, carried out online Dec. 10–16, 2020.
Delta Air Lines recently finalized a partnership with Viasat and took steps to introduce a Delta-developed WiFi access portal to enhance how travelers interact with WiFi. Adding Viasat’s next-generation satellite technology, Ka-Band, will allow the airline to modernize the connection. The new technology is expected onboard in summer 2021 for more than 300 mainline narrow-body aircraft. The Ka-Band, satellite-powered technology includes faster, more consistent connections and an ability to stream all types of entertainment and content to any internet-ready device, gate to gate.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
Curaçao began 2021 on a high note, announcing on Jan. 1 that prior border restrictions have been lifted. U.S. residents from every state will be allowed entry and the 14-day quarantine is lifted as long as visitors adhere to all entry protocols. Every state will be classified as “medium risk” by Curaçao Tourist Board, the Ministry of Public Health, the Environment & Nature and the Ministry of Economic Development.