Xanterra Travel Collection launches its Thankful for Travel sale Nov. 22–29. The sale includes savings on historic train rides, walking and bike tours, and iconic resorts. At The Broadmoor, rates run as low as $259 for select dates and suites. Guests enjoy 20 percent off all-inclusive Wilderness Properties for select dates in 2023, as well. Sea Island offers guests a $100 resort credit per night of stay in December, January and February at The Cloister or Lodge. A minimum two-night stay is required, the offer valid for stays Nov. 22–29, 2023.
Windstar Cruises announced its Pick Your Perk! offer. Through this offer, guests can select one perk on an upcoming cruise, with options like a free upgrade to an all-inclusive fare or one East Stays hotel night.
For bicycling tours, book any departure of Xanterra’s 2023 France: The Burgundy Wine & Dijon Biking Tour and receive a post-trip extension to Paris free. This includes a two-night stay at Hotel Chateau Frontenac or La Demeure Montaigne, daily breakfast, airport car service for departure and a city information packet. Or book any departure of Xanterra’s 2023 Italy: Tuscany & Umbria Guided Walking Tour and get the post-tour excursion to Rome free, including a two-night stay at Hotel Dei Mellini, daily breakfast, airport car service for departure and a city information packet.
To see all of Xanterra’s offerings for its sale week, visit here.
One thing surprising about the Prince Edward Island capital is its abundance of shops specializing in affordable, fashion-forward jewelry rendered in sterling silver, vermeil, 14K gold and semi-precious stones. Whether you prefer delicate pieces or bold wearable art, you can be assured the pieces for sale are inspired by the maritime island setting and, therefore, specific to the place where they are created. Here are a few shining, woman-owned examples:
The Islands of Tahiti are among the most beautiful and sought-after vacation destinations in the world. The endless images of overwater bungalows with Bora Bora’s majestic peak towering over waters of every shade of blue have an intrinsic pull. But with 118 islands and atolls to explore, there is so much more to this spectacular region of the Pacific.
Norway, a haven for visionary artists, architects and designers, showcases an exceptionally diverse array of cultural attractions. This year, the country commemorates exciting milestones and unveilings captivating enthusiasts of the arts, from iconic scenic routes to new museums to gallery openings. Up Norway features these new offerings in personalized itineraries catered to aesthetes.
As a peripatetic traveler, I am always trying to balance the pleasures of dining well with a life-long challenge to control my weight. It’s not always easy, because I consider tasting typical, authentic regional dishes among the highlights of most journeys, and those foods are rarely known for “healthful” rankings! So, I started staying at spas way back in the 1980s — before they were ubiquitous — because meals were assured to be pure, clean and wholesome.
Incentive travel has long been a way for organizations to drive sales and reward employees with opulent trips to exotic destinations. Today it encompasses even more.
Flying to the paradise of Turks & Caicos has never been easier thanks to many new, non-stop flights across three airlines to the destination. Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways all announced new flights, allowing travelers to visit this dreamy destination.
It’s the Monday afternoon rush in Tokyo. When I step off the subway at Shiodome station, head down the escalator and into Shiodome City Center, and eventually make my way to Conrad Tokyo’s hushed lobby on the 28th floor, all of the hustle and bustle suddenly feels a world away.
Nashville’s once-modest skyline continues to evolve as its luxury market grows. Lavish hotel properties are added to the landscape while acclaimed chefs stake claim in the robust culinary scene and premier cultural offerings round out the city’s repertoire.
Travelers in search of stunning views will be able to benefit from rail work being conducted by SBB Swiss Railways. For a time, trains will run over the mountain-side section of the track into the Ticino region of Switzerland. The temporary route adjustment comes as Swiss Railways deals with a recent derailment at Gotthard Base Tunnel, meaning travelers get an extra hour of glorious alpine views as part of their journey.