The Lodge at Blue Sky in Utah debuts May 1. The contemporary and conveniently located property sits on 3,500 acres just 15 minutes from Park City and 40 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport.
“The Lodge at Blue Sky will be the ultimate outdoor playground, where upscale travelers can enjoy understated elegance with wild abandon,” said Albert Herrera, senior vice president, global product partnerships, Virtuoso. “Guests are invited to slow down and forge meaningful connections with the land, animals and people, which reflects the owners’ strong commitment to sustainability. The Lodge at Blue Sky offers a powerful opportunity to reconnect with nature in this recreational paradise.”
The ranch offers 46 suites in three different styles, from airy loft-like spaces to two-floor apartments. Construction includes local materials and design mimics the natural surroundings.
The on-site spa offers yoga, guided mediation and individualized treatments. Dining emphasizes local and organic ingredients, many grown and harvested on the property. The ranch also boasts its own distillery; High West Distillery is Utah’s first legal distiller and guests enjoy tastings and tours.
In the summer months, guests have the option to horseback ride, fly fish, hike or mountain bike. In the winter, they enjoy complimentary transfers to Park City Resort. Helicopter transfers are also available, alongside heli-skiing and heli-snowboarding arrangements.
The tiniest travelers take advantage of the Little Vaqueros program, with daily themed excursions suitable for various age groups. Activities include horsemanship lessons, riding, fishing, wildlife excursions and even farm chores.
As harmful to the environment as air travel is, some airports are taking measures to become more environmentally conscious. One example is Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where an adjacent solar farm powers certain airport operations.
United Airlines announces a number of new routes.
Ryanair will soon start its first round-trip Georgia flights. The flights, which start this November, will connect the capital Tbilisi (TBS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) four times weekly and the western city of Kutaisi (KUT) to Bologna (BLQ) and Marseille (MRS), both twice weekly. Then, in April, Ryanair will add twice weekly flights between Tbilisi and Cologne (CGN).
TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020, a new record for the carrier of 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal.
Welcome to Rhodes, a medieval treasure beautifully preserved throughout the centuries. Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecanese, an island ideal not only for those who want to relax, but also for those looking for an action-packed holiday! With its bright green hills, rich green valleys and uninterrupted line of golden beaches, Rhodes is truly a blessed place. “The sun island” has more sunshiny days and milder temperatures throughout the year than any other location in Greece. It is, after all, one of the country’s easternmost places and among the first to welcome summer on its impressive beaches. Add in the excellent facilities for tourism, the island’s special blend of cosmopolitan and traditional, and numerous cultural and archaeological sites, the most important being the Medieval (Old) Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and you’ve got the perfect holiday destination. While on Rhodes, don’t miss a daytrip to nearby Sými. An island of sponge divers and seamen, Sými used to have 30,000 inhabitants before the Second World War and was the richest island in the Dodecanese, despite its small size. Today, Sými attracts many visitors thanks to its beautifully preserved Neo-Classical buildings and the famous Archangel Michael monastery at Panormitis.