JOIN US IN CONGRATULATING the inaugural winners of the 2018 Wherever Awards, the awards for the best in travel as decided by the readers of WhereverFamily, our sister web publication aimed at the modern traveling family. The ballot ran on whereverfamily.com from September 2017 to March 2018, with the winners announced in September 2018. Here we recap the winners as they proudly display their new awards.
Best Family-Friendly Domestic Airline
Best Family-Friendly International Airline
TAP Air Portugal
Best Family-Friendly Frequent-Flyer Program
Best Family-Friendly Hotel Chain
Best Family-Friendly Resort Chain
Martinhal Family Hotels & Resorts, Portugal
Best Family-Friendly Individual Hotel
Martinhal Sagres, Algarve
Best Family-Friendly Frequent-Stay Program
Best Family-Friendly All-Inclusive Hotel
Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda, Mexico
Best Family-Friendly Pet Hotel
Westin Hotels & Resorts
Best Family-Friendly Hotel Kids Club
Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas
Best Family-Friendly Vacation Company
Best Family-Friendly Domestic Tour Company
Adventures by Disney
Best Family-Friendly International Tour Company
Thomson Family Adventures
Best Family-Friendly Cruise Line
Best Family-Friendly MultiGen Cruise Line
Best Family-Friendly Credit Card
Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express
Best Family-Friendly Credit Card Rewards Program
Marriott Rewards Visa Card from Chase
Best Family-Friendly International Destination
Best Family-Friendly Domestic Destination
Best Family-Friendly Caribbean Island
Best Family-Friendly MultiGen Destination of the Year
Best Family-Friendly Amusement Park
Legoland California, Carlsbad
Best Family-Friendly Waterpark
Aquatica by SeaWorld
Best Family-Friendly Rental Car Company
Best Family-Friendly Travel Provider of the Year
Best Family-Friendly Domestic Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Best Family-Friendly International Airport
Singapore Changi Airport
Best Family-Friendly Airport Dining
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Best Family-Friendly Airport Shopping
Dubai International Airport
Since Cheval Blanc, an extraordinary, newly designed and refurbished 72-room hotel owned by Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey, launched in September 2021, it has been the talk of the town. Le Tout-Paris remarks about its WOW factor … and the hard-to-get reservations for the 30 seats at Plenitude, the intimate, first-floor gastronomic outlet headed by chef Arnaud Donckele, who earned three Michelin stars at Cheval Blanc Saint Tropez. Reservations are also recommended for Limbar, the ground-floor bakery/café/tea shop/bar where we watched Pastry Chef Maxime Frédéric preparing desserts and an absolute must-have for dinner at Le Tout-Paris, the 7th-floor, all-day brasserie. This brightly colored space, with its raised seating and Fauve-like floor tiles and the adjacent Milanese restaurant, Langosteria, both have access to terraces facing the Seine River, with amazing views encompassing Notre Dame to the Eiffel Tower.
Go ahead, take a nice, deep breath. Because a Seabourn voyage is all about this moment you’ve come so far in life to embrace. It’s not an escape, it’s an arrival.
Nevada-based The Spa at Green Valley by Well & Being and The Spa at Red Rock by Well & Being celebrate the start of 2022 with new health, wellness and spa treatments available through March 31. Both spas offer an array of treatments for guests wanting to relax and unwind before 2022 kicks into full gear.
To allow visitors to safely and responsibly enjoy their trip to Barbados, the island announced streamlined port entry protocols. Barbados’ Ministry of Health and Wellness released the following protocols for all travelers planning on coming to the island.
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Mar Del Cabo launched a new luxury beach fishing experience with an interactive paella workshop for guests. The Los Cabos-based hotel offers guests an immersive experience that takes them through the journey of creating paella, starting with a fishing session.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Santorini, Greece, with us.
Located in the South Pacific, The Islands of Tahiti are just eight hours by air from California. Surrounded by pristine, crystal-clear blue waters, the 118 islands and atolls offer natural beauty, authentic island culture and unique French Polynesian style. The Islands of Tahiti are world-renowned for white-sand beaches, stunning turquoise lagoons and varied landscapes ranging from coral atolls to volcanic mountain peaks. Privacy comes naturally in The Islands of Tahiti and offers visitors the space to relax and reconnect and to be Embraced By Mana. Mana is the life force and spirit that connects all things in The Islands of Tahiti.
COJE Management Group raised the bar when it comes to cuisine and cocktails. The Boston-based group, founded by Chris Jamison and Mark Malatesta, offers guests the ultimate dining experience with old-world hospitality and an array of cuisines for every guest to enjoy. With culinary director Tom Berry incorporating the cuisines he encountered during his travels to South America, Cuba, Japan, Southeast Asia and France, each restaurant has distinguished itself as a must for anyone visiting Boston and each is designed exclusively in-house using inspiration from different regions and countries around the world.