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

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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

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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 [...]

Downtime: Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Tourism Company Invites Travelers to Keep their Travel Resolutions and Experience the Island (Photo Credit: Intercontinental San Juan) (PRNewsFoto/Puerto Rico Tourism Company)

Escape the Cold! Puerto Rico Offers a Worry-Free Beach Vacation The Puerto Rico Tourism Company Invites Travelers to Keep their Travel Resolutions and Experience the Island If your New Year’s resolution is to travel more, now is the perfect time for a quick and inexpensive beach vacation. Year after year, Puerto Rico continues to earn its reputation as the [...]

Downtime: Cuba

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Royal Caribbean International Opens Sailings to Cuba Adventure Seekers Can Now Visit Havana on Empress of the Seas from Miami or Tampa Salsa music, dominoes, Mojitos and historic Havanan eighborhoods are easier to reach than ever before for guests on Royal Caribbean International. The newly revitalized Empress of the Seas will make history for the cruise line with its [...]

Downtime in the DR

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DOWNTIME IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC There’s more to Dominican Republic than postcard-perfect beaches and sunshine. This summer, the country invites adrenaline seekers to explore its expansive terrains and nine distinct ecological zones and try their hand at conquering the great outdoors. The country’s diverse geography – home to both the highest and lowest points in the Caribbean – makes [...]

SPRING TRAVEL & ZIKA

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HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM MOSQUITOES & THE SPREAD OF THE ZIKA VIRUS The spring travel season is here and travelers’ excitement about soaking up some sun in a tropical locale is turning to concern about mosquitoes. In early 2015, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a global public health threat. Currently, the virus [...]