Oceania Cruises unveiled the design elements of its Veranda staterooms, Penthouse Suites, Oceania Suites and Vista Suites aboard its newest ship, Vista, debuting in early 2023. The new ship will feature all veranda accommodations, with staterooms and suites boasting oversized rainforest showers, large vanities and ample storage space. In a brand first, Vista will also introduce Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms for solo travelers.
“As with every one of our ships, our goal is for guests to feel instantly at home from the moment they enter their stateroom or suite aboard Vista,” said Bob Binder, president and CEO, Oceania Cruises. “Vista’s accommodations will offer all the thoughtful amenities and personal touches that we are renowned for and are designed with the style and elegance our guests have come to love and expect from Oceania Cruises.”
Veranda staterooms, at 291 square feet of living space, are furnished with queen-sized Tranquility beds, plush linens, comfortable seating areas and more. The Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms have extraordinary closet and storage space, and allow access to the dedicated Concierge Lounge. This level of stateroom also offers options for solo travelers. Penthouse Suites measure 440 square feet, and access to the suites-only Executive Lounge with a dedicated concierge. Fourteen Oceania Suites measure 1,000 to 1,200 square feet, with a dedicated butler, while the eight Vista Suites have sweeping 180-degree views and 1,450 to 1,850 square feet of living space.
With more companies around the world becoming more environmentally friendly, American Airlines recently announced it committed to set a science-based target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This move will sharpen the company’s strategy for reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 and aligns its path with the global imperative of limiting temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius.
As more travelers return to the skies, American is here every step of the way to ensure an elevated and seamless journey. Experience flying freedom with AirPass, American’s all-inclusive, pre-paid travel membership program.
Deep Dive Dubai, home of the deepest swimming pool for diving in the world, opened in Dubai, in the Nad Al Sheba neighborhood. Guinness World Records verified the pool as the world’s deepest swimming pool for diving at a depth of 60.02 meters, or almost 197 feet, holding 14 million liters of water, equivalent to six Olympic-sized swimming pools.
Family gatherings are extra special this year and we chose to celebrate a milestone birthday in New Orleans. The JW Marriott New Orleans, across the street from the historic French Quarter, is ideally situated for exploring the city. Streetcars roll in front of the property and are especially fun for first-time visitors. Within a ¾-mile radius, we could walk to the National WWII Museum, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Sazerac House, Harrah’s Casino, the Shops of Canal Place and numerous restaurants.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
Mondrian, a leading brand within the Accor group, announced its expansion into Europe with the opening of Mondrian Shoreditch London. The hotel, owned by the Reuben Brothers, will open its doors Aug. 2, following a major overhaul and complete redesign by the award-winning London interior design studio Goddard Littlefair.
You probably didn’t know you needed to visit the Dominican Republic until you learned about the new, beautiful, modern, all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana.
Finnair Updates: Entry for Vaccinated Travelers, COVID Requirements Discontinued & New Long-Haul Flights
Finland is now open to travelers from the European Union and Schengen countries. Those travelers can enter Finland freely without any additional health safety measures when they are fully vaccinated, have had a COVID-19 infection before, are born in 2006 or later, or arrive from a country with low virus incidence.