Are You Protected?

Do you know what your company covers when you travel on business? Many companies provide travel insurance for its employees during business trips, but whether it is insurance you are purchasing yourself for vacation or insurance your company is providing for business travel, it is important to know what is covered. Shopping for travel insurance requires…Read More

How to Keep Your Information Safe While Traveling

  Most frequent travelers like to think they know how to keep themselves safe, whether it be making sure all your valuables are secure or having the habit of checking your seat every time you get up, but there are a few security risks that are often overlooked not matter how obvious they might seem,…Read More

Your Rights as a Passenger – How you are protected when problems arise at the airport

Flight cancellations and delays have become increasingly common over the past few years. Dealing with issues while traveling is never fun, and the atmosphere in a busy airport doesn’t help. But when you encounter problems, your rights as a passenger won’t be found in consumer-friends state laws, they will be found within international treaties, federal…Read More

Why Cruise?

When deciding whether to host your meeting, incentive, conference, or event on land or at sea, knowing what is offered and included can help you make your choice. Meetings at sea can help you meet your budget and give your attendees a trip they won’t forget. Why should I plan a program at sea? Unpack…Read More

Which River Cruise is Right for You?

Choosing a river cruise for your event or trip can be overwhelming when there are so many different choices. Are included alcoholic beverages a must? Are you active and prefer having a good fitness center onboard and bikes at port? Knowing what each different cruise line offers can make planning your trip easier. We’ve taken…Read More

Cruise Specialty Restaurants Worth the Splurge

Dining aboard a cruise ship doesn’t have to be confined to the buffet and main dining rooms. With specialty restaurants on nearly every ship, you can enjoy the gourmet foods of both original restaurants and extensions of already popular brands. Most of these specialty dining venues are not included and will require extra payment, but…Read More

Bringing Alcohol Onboard Cruises

Every cruise ship has a different alcohol policy on what you are and aren’t allowed to bring onboard with you on the day of embarkation. No one likes to be caught off guard with corkage fees and getting alcohol confiscated is never a fun way to start to your vacation. We’ve gathered the policies on…Read More

Caribbean Cruising During Hurricane Season: What to Keep in Mind

As the summer winds down, many decide that it is a perfect time to book a Caribbean cruise. With kids back in school and the summer heat fading, this time of year is appealing to many. However, when planning a Caribbean vacation in August through October, it’s important to keep in mind that is is…Read More

The World’s Best Travel Jacket – BauBax

We’ve all been there, at the airport wishing we had more pockets, or digging through your carry on looking for that one important thing you misplaced. When it comes to traveling, you want everything to go as smooth as possible, and this new Kickstarter is hoping to help you do just that. BauBax, or the…Read More

Top 10 New UNESCO Sites

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Program, which began in 1978 with just 12 sites, added 24 new ones to the list, making the new total 1,031. These 10 sites are just a few of the highlights from this most recent addition. Champagne Hillsides, Houses, and Cellars, France Although it has been a center for wine…Read More

Eco-Friendly Getaway – Cavallo Point Lodge

This beautiful eco-friendly lodge is a perfect setting for a weekend getaway on the west coast. Just 10 minutes away from San Francisco, you’ll get to enjoy California’s natural beauty, magnificent views, and plenty of activities that promote wellness. This former artillery fort is located inside the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, meaning you’ll be…Read More

The New Four Seasons Grand-Hôtel du Cap Ferrat

Four Seasons recently took over the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, the iconic luxury waterfront property. This will be their second property in France, after the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris. Their new resort lies on the tip of the Cap Ferrat peninsula, located between Monaco and Nice. The luxury property is its own destination,…Read More

Expo 2015 – What to Do in Milan This Summer

This year’s World Fair in Milan has reinvigorated the historic Darsena port area. Originally where cargo ships unloaded goods right to the center of town in the thirteenth century, the area has transformed and the Expo architects have now brought pedestrianized walkways, green areas, docks, gardens, and an international market to Darsena. In addition to…Read More

Explore Cancun!

Cancun, Mexico isn’t just for college kids on Spring Break and cruising families. Situated in the Yucatan Peninsula, the city is surrounded by the beautiful, warm waters of the Caribbean, making this Mayan Getaway a perfect spot for a relaxing resort vacation. Mexico’s tourism capital is visited by more than 3 million visitors each year….Read More

The Top 10 Trending Destinations

KAYAK looked at over one-billion travel searches to compose their 2015 Travel Hacker Guide, which includes top popular destinations, trending beach destinations, and travel deals for the upcoming year. These trending cities will help give you an idea of where people are traveling this year, and may even inspire your next vacation! 1. Milan, Italy…Read More

Conquering Your Fear of Flying

Many people have fears and anxieties when it comes to flying, which can be stressful when it can’t be avoided. Whether its for business, a big family trip, or to get to your dream destination, these expert tips can help ease some of that stress so that you can enjoy your voyage. Learn How a…Read More

Jamaica – Island Paradise

Jamaica, the third largest island in the Caribbean, has delicious food, 6 world-class resort area, and the friendliest people around. The island holds many hotels with meeting facilities, and boasts several award-winning and eco-friendly resorts with the meeting rooms, trained staff, and resources to help make your meeting successful. The state of the art Montego…Read More

Top US Destinations for a Romantic Getaway

With Valentines Day just a few days away, it’s not too late to plan a quick getaway for you and your loved one. There is no need to fly to Paris when there are plenty of cities full of love in the US. Aspen, CO This winter wonderland is perfect for couples trying to get…Read More

The U.S. Virgin Islands – America’s Best Kept Secret

Want to take your group somewhere fun and exotic without the hassle of international travel? The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the most accessible Caribbean destinations. Without the need to travel with a passport, it feels just like flying domestic, except you end up somewhere that looks and feels like a different world. Recognized…Read More

Emerald Waterways – Europe’s Newest River Cruiseline

When looking for a unique way to get a group together for an exciting, out-of-the-ordinary trip, chartering a river cruise could be the perfect opportunity. The intimate but spacious size of a river cruise allows your group to bond while they travel to some of the most beautiful sites. Chosen as the “Best New River…Read More

Colorado Springs

At the base of Pikes Peak sits Colorado Springs, the second-biggest city in Colorado, and a rare place where urban life fits in seamlessly into a seemingly unaltered landscape. This accessible and centrally located city enjoys comfortable year-long weather, sunny skies, and the perfect terrain for outdoor activities and events, and with over 14,000 rooms…Read More

Iceland – Meet in the Middle

Midway between Europe and North America, Reykjavik serves as the perfect place to meet in the middle. This modern and stylish city full of high-tech venues and inventive cuisine is surrounded by one of the most awe inspiring landscapes in the world. The city is very accessible, welcoming, exciting, and full of activities that will…Read More

Explore Beautiful Puerto Vallarta

Located in the Pacific Coast, Puerto Vallarta reaps the benefits of having some of the most beautiful colonial architecture and the natural beauty of Banderas Bay and the surrounding Sierra Madre Mountains. As one of the most popular destinations in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta is full of activities and accommodations whether you are going for your…Read More

Aruba’s Unique Venues

Wilhelmina Park, Aruba

As one of the top destinations for business, Aruba has all the standard meeting and event venues, but for those looking to book a more unique setting, the island has many to offer. Arikok National Park Situated near the north coast, the Arikok National Park holds a large piece of protect land right in the…Read More

Host a Memorable Meeting in Scottsdale

Set in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale Arizona is one of the top business destinations in the US. This exciting, urban city is full of luxury hotels, resorts, and state of the art venues, so you’ll never run out of places to meet! And once the business is over, the surrounding desert and the sunny,…Read More

Top 5 Haunted Places You Can Rent Out

Who says Halloween is just for kids? Grown ups can have spooky fun too! These are 5 haunted places in America where you can stay and rent out for events and meetings! What would be more fun then a friendly ghost attending your next corporate event? Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, CO Made famous as the…Read More

Why Are Meetings at Sea Trending?

Everyone enjoys a cruise, so what better place for an incentive? As more and more meeting planners are hopping on the meetings-at-sea trend, cruise lines are noticing. With many all-inclusive options, and often group packages, taking a group aboard a cruise ship for an incentive trip or meeting is more cost-effective than ever. Working with…Read More

Why Visit Aruba?

Tirso Tromp, Aruba’s Director of Tourism for Europe, explains why Aruba is a great place to visit. With activities like paddleboard yoga and exploring shipwrecks, the vibrant island is the perfect destination for your next event!

Don’t Fret! Cabo Isn’t Dead!

All hope is not lost if you were planning on hosting an event in Cabo in the future. The popular destination, which was hit hard by Hurricane Odile in September, is back in business. The Los Cabos Hotel Association reported that 15 hotels would be ready by this week, and that more are re-opening up…Read More

Visit San Diego!

Charting on Cvent’s list of Top 50 Destinations in the US in 2013 and 2014, San Diego is a top contender when planning where to host your next event. Not only is the city one of the most technologically advanced, it’s packed with endless shops, restaurants, cafes, and meeting venues. With 70 miles of beaches,…Read More

Bon Bini! Welcome to Aruba!

Having a reputation for being one of the most welcoming islands in the Caribbean, Aruba enjoys almost 770,000 visitors every year. Its practically perfect weather, pristine beaches, and world-class meeting facilities make the city a perfect destination for a simple getaway or any type of corporate event. Getting to Aruba is easy enough – the…Read More

Visit Singapore – A Microcosm of Asia

Since its independence, Singapore has become one of the most prosperous countries and one of the world’s busiest ports. At the center of the city, modern skyscrapers mingle with Chinese, Malay, and Indian influences, to create a little microcosm of Asia worth visiting. As one of the most accessible cities, and home to several first-class…Read More

Experience Dubai – A Luxury Oasis

What was once a small trading post has rapidly grown into a hub for both business and pleasure. Where else can you host a convention, snow ski in a mall, lay out on a sandy beach, and ride a camel through the dessert in one place? With modern architectural marvels and historic sights, the beauty…Read More

Avoid Extra Add-On Fees with All-Inclusive Packages

Travelers are finding that more and more hotels and resorts are increasing and expanding their list of add-on charges and fees. On their own, these fees can seem trivial, but they can stack up and catch guests by surprise. Airlines have been adding extra charges and fees for years; anything from checking luggage, picking your…Read More

Explore Curaçao – Amsterdam in the Caribbean

Just a short 3-hour flight from Miami, 50 miles east of Aruba, and 50 miles north off the coast of Venezuela, sits what has been dubbed the “Holland of the Tropics.” The small island is only 25 miles in length, but it is no doubt full of things to do. Curaçao, best known for it’s…Read More

Meetings at Sea

MSC Cruises shows you just why a cruise ship is a great place to host any meeting, incentive, conference, or event. Planning becomes a whole lot easier when everything you need is in one place. With state of the art facilities, meeting spaces, and a variety of entertainment options, cruising might just be what your…Read More

Discover Dubrovnik – the Pearl of the Adriatic

Known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik is the most popular destination in Croatia. Situated on the southern coast, the city was once a rival to Venice, and with the rich culture and heritage that survives today, it’s not hard to see why. The Old City, a UNESCO Heritage Site considered to be one…Read More