Luxury Tours Archive

Touring Nicaragua with a Helping Hand

We’ve been covering luxury travel in Nicaragua since we launched in 2007, but the boom in tourism everyone was expecting then has taken longer to arrive than hoped. There are a few reasons for this—fear of the ex-Sandanista president’s regime for a start. Plus while there are some great luxury hotels in Nicaragua, there haven’t [...]

Luxury Travel Trends for 2012

I just spent a couple days at the Luxury Travel Expo in Las Vegas. This is an annual meet-up between high-performing travel agents and many of the companies catering to the upscale travel market. In general, luxury travelers like you are still out and about as much as ever. After a dip in 2010, many [...]

From Argentina to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions

This week we posted a detailed story on a journey to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions. Yeah I know, Antarctica is not in Latin America. It’s not really anywhere grounded in geography—it’s own continent meant for penguins, not people. But if you’re going to Antarctica, you’re going to go through Ushuaia, Argentina. On the right tour, [...]

Our Most Popular Luxury Tour Stories

This time of year is typically very busy for travel sites as everyone gets sick of the cold and starts dreaming of traveling someone far away from home. Here’s what our readers have been checking out in terms of our luxury tour reviews and feature stories. Exploring the Coffee Triangle of Colombia Touring Chile’s Wine [...]

Score a Luxury Travel Deal for Latin America

Even at the high end of the travel spectrum, there’s still plenty of dealing and discounting going on. We may be slowly but surely exiting this recession in the U.S. and travel is definitely picking up, but it’s still slow out there for many hotel owners and tour companies. So they’re doing what they can [...]