Exclusive Asia tour operator Remote Lands adds the Caucasus Region to its itineraries for 2022. The new itineraries invite guests to travel through Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan to explore the natural beauty, cultural diversity and warm hospitality in each country.
In Armenia, travelers can spend seven days venturing through Yerevan, the country’s capital, and southern Armenia in Remote Lands’ Classic Armenia itinerary. In addition to experiencing Yerevan Opera House Cascade, the Armenian Genocide Memorial and UNESCO World Heritage site Echmiadzin, guests will also have the chance to visit Yerevan Brandy Factory to taste ARARAT liquor. In southern Armenia, visitors will spend time in Goris to witness the region’s natural monuments and visit Tatev Monastery, accessible only by aerial cable car.
Remote Lands offers guests the option of four itineraries to Georgia, from five- to 14-night journeys. Travelers to Georgia will visit the Kazbegi and Svaneti regions on horseback, explore UNESCO churches like Gergeti Trinity and Bagrati Cathedral, as well as enjoy a vineyard tour and tasting in the Karkheti region. Dishes like khinkali (Georgian dumpling) and khachap (cheese flatbread) also await travelers.
Trips to Azerbaijan via Remote Lands range from four to 14 days, allowing guests to explore the country’s top sites, including Ganja, Sheki and the UNESCO capital of Baku. Travelers of Remote Lands’ Azerbaijan itineraries will also have the opportunity to visit the alpine villages of Laza and Khinalqiu, the Ateshgah Temple and Lahij village.
Mövenpick, Accor’s premium Swiss-born hospitality brand, officially launched its first property in New Zealand. Situated in Auckland, Mövenpick Hotel Auckland sets a new standard in the world of hospitality with unique and exciting amenities and a warm, contemporary design found throughout the property.
Global business travel is making its way back, even as the pandemic and other world events continue to challenge its return. In a recent poll from the Global Business Travel Association, more than four in five respondents (86 percent) from across the industry said they feel more optimistic than they did at the beginning of the year. Business travel bookings, the need to travel to do business and employee willingness to travel are all on the rise.
Turkish Airlines offers premium travelers something new. After signing an agreement with fashion brands Coccinelle and Hackett, the carrier introduced redesigned premium amenity kits for its business-class passengers flying eight hours or more on long-distance flights. The new kits were introduced April 29.
Lisbon’s popularity has soared in recent years, but within an hour’s drive of Portugal’s capital city, lots of quiet towns and interesting regions that are still somewhat off-the-beaten path await.
When American travelers make plans to visit Portugal, Lisbon is usually their first stop.
Saudi Arabia is currently undergoing a bit of a transformation, repositioning itself as a tourism destination and debuting new developments and attractions. While perhaps not a “development” or “attraction” per se, NEOM is one of these new initiatives — but one beyond many of our wildest dreams. NEOM, a special economic zone within the country of Saudi Arabia, has been dubbed “a vision of what a new future might look like” and “a city of the future.”
In preparation for summer, AMR™ Collection announced the launch of its Seize Your Sunshine by AMR Collection promotion. Guests can receive up to 40 percent off in savings and $200 in resort coupons.
There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*
Hotel Granduca Austin welcomes summer with some exciting new offers. The Romance Float on the Boat offer includes a two-hour weekday boat rental with a captain for a maximum of six guests, a charcuterie board for two with accompaniments and complimentary water and ice. The offer also includes the captain’s gratuity and a boat equipped with Bluetooth radio, a lily pad float, a Bimini shade cover and towels.