DOWNTIME: WAKANDA

Wakanda

Discover the Real Stories and Superheroes of Africa The Marvel Studios movie “Black Panther” has not only been breaking box office records around the world, but it’s also become a bona fide cultural phenomenon and spurred interest in all things African. Moviegoers have been queuing for miles to see the film, which tells the story of [...]

DOWNTIME: NASSAU

PRNewsfoto/Nassau Paradise Island

DOWNTIME: NASSAU With cold temperatures blanketing the East Coast, Nassau Paradise Island hotels are incentivizing travelers to trade the snow for sand with a variety of new hotel deals and packages valid for travelers seeking a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day or have started dreaming of Spring Break destinations. See below for a selection of winter getaway [...]

DOWNTIME: ANNAPOLIS

VisitAnnapolis.org (PRNewsfoto/Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel)

DOWNTIME: ANNAPOLIS, MD Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) wants to make it easy for visitors and area residents to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County throughout 2018. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB has put together [...]

HARD ROCK MALDIVES

Hard Rock International to make waves in the Indian Ocean with Hard Rock Hotel Maldives. The first-of-its kind integrated resort destination is slated to debut in October 2018. (PRNewsfoto/Hard Rock International)

DOWN TIME: HARD ROCK MALDIVES Globally recognized as a world-class entertainment and lifestyle brand, Hard Rock International announces plans to expand its portfolio with Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and Hard Rock Cafe Maldives, slated to open October 1, 2018. As part of the Emboodhoo Lagoon project, the first integrated resort destination in the Maldives, the brand will work [...]

Russell Westbrook Travels

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TUMI + Russell Westbrook Join Forces On Collaboration Collection TUMI, the leading global travel and lifestyle brand, announced today the brand’s latest addition to its lifestyle offering with a dynamic limited-edition collection in collaboration with Oklahoma City Thunder Point Guard and 2017 NBA MVP, Russell Westbrook. Westbrook, known for his ferocity on the court, as well [...]

Downtime: San Simeon

Wild Zebras along the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route (PRNewsfoto/California Highway 1 Discovery)

DOWNTIME: SAN SIMEON In San Simeon and Ragged Point, tourism continues as normal, completely unaffected by the highly-publicized mudslide miles north in Monterey County. The San Luis Obispo County roads to Ragged Point and San Simeon along the California Highway 1 Discovery Route (H1DR) are open and ready for business with stop after stop of eye-popping vacation adventures. San Simeon When you hear San Simeon, [...]

Meeting in Mexico

Yucatan | Credit: Mexico Tourism Board

Mexico’s Meetings And Events Industry Ranks 5th In The Americas In 2016 Mexico has seen rapid growth in its meetings industry, reporting a 10.4% increase in business in the first two months of the year when compared to the same period in 2016, announced the Mexico Tourism Board. According to the International Association of Congresses [...]

DOWN TIME: GREECE

Crete was named #1 Best Affordable European Honeymoon Destination by U.S. News & World Report. Greece has amassed numerous travel awards this year, and its destinations have received recognition in the world's top media. (PRNewsfoto/Greek National Tourism Organiza)

Greece Leads as Top Travel 365-Days Destination, 30 Million Visitors Expected in 2017 Greece’s incomparable natural beauty, ancient history, vibrant urban culture & spirit of “philotimo” expected to attract 900,000 US visitors The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO)announced that it expects a record-breaking 30 million international visitors to Greece for 2017. This represents a growth [...]

FACIAL RECOGNITION IN TRAVEL

Delta BagDrop

Delta is Testing Facial Recognition Technology, Plans First Biometric-Based Self-Service Bag Drop in U.S. The test, planned for Minneapolis this summer, is the latest in a string of innovative solutions giving customers choice in their own experience Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, a $600,000 investment [...]

DOWN TIME: FITNESS RETREATS

Surfing is just one of the many fun and invigorating activities available during a luxeFIT luxury fitness retreat; the first luxeFIT travel adventure takes place April 30-May 6, in Barbados.

Two young businesswomen have found a way to combine their passion for travel and healthy lifestyles through a brand-new venture, luxeFIT. The company offers week-long luxury fitness retreats to exotic destinations, arranging workout sessions and activities, nutritious cuisine prepared by a private chef and opportunities for socializing and fun – all in a luxurious private beachfront estate [...]