With travel and special events making a comeback, La Colección Resorts, a distinctive selection of 30 beach and urban resorts located throughout Mexico and the Dominican Republic, is excited to have couples back celebrating their love. Specialists at the resort work hard to create memorable experiences for couples to tie the knot in breathtaking destinations such as Los Cabos, Cancún, Oaxaca and San Miguel de Allende.
“Over the last few months, we have tailored our offerings to accommodate couples according to their unique needs. Last year, there was an increase in elopements and micro-weddings, but now we are seeing the larger groups setting dates for late 2021 and early 2022,” explained Ambar Molina, regional wedding manager, La Colección Resorts.
La Colección Weddings boast numerous offersfor guests and all of them can be customized to the needs of the couples, such as the venue, catering, decor, entertainment and accommodation needs for guests.
The Serenade offer includes an intimate ceremony, romantic dinner with wine tasting and reflexology. Couples can choose the location they want, between the beach, a terrace, garden or a top suite of the hotel and either at sunset or sunrise.
Couples looking to have a micro wedding can opt for the Kiss offer, which can accommodate up to 20 people or the Embrace offer for 30. Both include the basic wedding services, such as a ceremony, decorated altar and cake.
Couples looking for a larger wedding with 300–500 guests have plenty of options, from Cancún to Los Cabos, and can host the special occasion in grand ballrooms, exquisite outdoor lawns, terraces and more.
Galataport Istanbul, a new cruise and lifestyle destination on the Bosphorus in Istanbul, welcomed its first ship, SeaDream II, on Oct. 1. Approximately 150 passengers and crew from Bulgaria Varna arrived at 10 a.m. for a two-day homeport operation before continuing to Bulgaria Burgaz.
Without a doubt, the pandemic changed the role of airports in the travel industry. Hamad International Airport’s role evolved in many ways since the pandemic hit. Now, more than ever, airports are responsible for creating a secure passenger experience. As the gateway to Qatar and the world, the safety and wellbeing of staff and passengers has always been at the core of Hamad International Airport’s strategy.
There’s an aspirational rustic chic/farm-to-table restaurant genre often associated with Northern California’s wine country. When you drive down the main street of Napa, Sonoma or any of the other towns, it appears there are as many of them as there are vineyards. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with this genre, as the quality of the food is consistent and ambitious chefs earnestly endeavor to elevate home-style dishes to a higher standard.
The InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco announced a new amenity for guests in collaboration with Porsche. Porsche electric vehicle charging stations will now be located in the valet area of the hotel’s parking deck, allowing guests and visitors to top off the batteries of electric vehicles while enjoying a cocktail at Top of the Mark, enjoying farm-to-table fare at Nob Hill Club or staying overnight at the property.
Since its prestige for attracting the world elite grew in the 1960s, Greece remains the go-to destination for glittering holidays. Each step of the journey is enrobed in luxury, from culinary traditions with the highest standard of execution and name-brand, high-end shopping to first-rate wellness locales and elite accommodations, like 5-star hotels, private villas and yachts.
American Cruise Lines announced its fleet of four classic paddlewheelers will undergo a redesign, refit and rebranding. As the paddlewheelers are brought to American’s newest design standard, the names will change to include American, like other ships in the fleet. The paddlewheelers will now be American Splendor, American Heritage and American West. American Pride will retain its name.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Reykjavik with us.
The Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) Convention 2021 will be unlike any other convention before it, as we come together in person for the first time since the business travel industry drastically changed and look forward to rebuilding and reshaping the future. GBTA Convention 2021 will bring all of us together to learn from experts and each other, in-person at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 17–19. The safety of our attendees is our top priority. View health and safety protocols.
For a short time at the start of the pandemic, it was common for the rich and famous to declare on social media, "We're all in the same boat." it seemed true for a while; the global emergency grounded everyone. But it soon became apparent that, for the privileged minority, the boat was often a luxury yacht.