Shopping for someone who has everything? This year, opt to gift your loved one a unique travel experience.
Explore New York’s Art Scene
For the art lover, book a stay at Smyth Tribeca Hotel. The newly opened hotel partnered with ART SMART on a customizable art gallery tour experience at some of the city’s most impressive spots. The off-the-beaten-path tour includes a stop at a café popular among those in the city’s art scene.
Visit Wild Horses
Cabot Cape Breton in Nova Scotia offers guests a Sable Island Experience. Guests travel via helicopter to an island where wild horses run free. The offer includes a two-night stay, picnic lunch, guided tour of the island and two rounds of golf back at the resort.
Fishing in Alaska
Ketchikan, Alaska, is known for its prime salmon fishing opportunities. Salmon Falls Resort offers guests a floatplane fishing adventure, complete with a chartered flight to a remote fishing location for a guided fishing experience.
Sample Rare Whiskey
San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California, is home to a collection of rare spirits. The property’s Stonehouse restaurant exclusively features Balvenie Chapter 4 Collection, a rare whiskey from The Balvenie Distillery. Enjoy a flight or individual pours only at Stonehouse.
Go Ice Fishing Among Sand Dunes
Situated among massive sand dunes and 12,000 acres of land in Rome, Wisconsin, Sand Valley offers countless outdoor adventures. In the cold months, take part in ice fishing among the sand dunes. Available for beginners and skilled fisherman, the experience includes a menu of warm snacks and drinks and instruction from an optional guide.
Hockey Fan Experience
Thompson Seattle celebrates the newly debuted Seattle Kraken hockey team with its Hat Trick VIP offer. The deal includes suite accommodations, a Kraken-inspired cocktail, VIP round-trip transportation to the game, Kraken swag and daily breakfast at the on-site restaurant.
The best food tours go beyond reliving a newly arrived traveler of having to figure out which restaurant or bar to hit first. They also provide context in explaining how a destination’s crops and cuisine tie in with a place’s historical events and different populations. During a vacation in Iceland, 20-year veteran tour guide and proud Madeira native Jaqueline Freitas was reminded of this when she put herself in the hands of a savvy Reykjavik guide leading a street food tour.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Wilderness Reserve, an 8,000-acre estate of historic and charming properties, woodlands and lakes, invites visitors to its newly launched YOXMAN, a three-day, Michelin-starred dining experience. Four United Kingdom chefs come together to prepare an array of different cuisines throughout the weekend, and guests are treated to plenty of entertainment throughout the experience.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts adds to its growing collection with Rosewood Hotel Bauer, slated to open in Venice in 2025. Led by Venice-based architect Alberto Torsello and interior design group BAR Studio, the property will lie in the city’s historic San Marco district.
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.
PONANT recently announced a new collaboration with Smithsonian Journeys for a series of co-branded sailings for 2023. Led by two Smithsonian Journeys experts, such as an art historian, solar astrophysicist or international relations expert, the 21 itineraries seek to deepen travelers’ immersion and knowledge of different destinations.
Savoy Signature Hotel Group continues to generate a buzz in international hospitality about the way its diverse portfolio shapes Madeira’s future as a destination; the brand keeps existing fans (particularly the traditional group of older British and German visitors) interested while drawing younger, more active travelers beyond the confines of Europe. The Savoy Palace, opened in 2019, took on the “legacy” mantle of a predecessor (the former Savoy Hotel) that stood on the same site, and then reopened with a lot of enthusiasm after the height of the pandemic passed.
Whether you prefer a villa on the beach or an ultra-luxe suite downtown, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in Los Cabos.
Acqualina Resort & Residences, located in Miami’s Sunny Isles Beach, invites guests to enjoy its new elevated pool experience at the adult pool on the property’s north side. Surrounded by palm trees and greenery, the space welcomes guests 18 years and older to indulge in its newest amenities and features.