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Adventure & Travel Trends in Latin America

Your editor for this publication has been on the conference circuit lately, listening to a lot of presentations on what’s new and trending in the worlds of luxury travel and adventure travel. One big trend is, those two are converging like never before. More luxury travelers are mixing in adventure activities and wanting to stay […]

Mexico Tourism: Good Times Are Back

I spent last week at the Tianguis Turistico Mexican tourism fair in Cancun/Riviera Maya and I mingled with quite the upbeat crowd. The last time I attended this thing was two years ago, when most of the talk was about drug violence perceptions and the struggle to convince Americans to return in big numbers to […]

The Best Luxury Travel Blog

Yes indeed, that’s what we just got named in the Avis A-list Blog Awards: Best Luxury Travel Blog. Thanks to all of you who saw the note we put on here a few weeks ago and voted for us. We appreciate it! So who came out on top in the other categories? Here are a […]

Give Us Your Nod for Best Luxury Travel Blog

This month we got nominated in the Avis A-list bloggers awards for Best Luxury Travel Blog. We are flattered, of course. Who knows if we have a prayer of winning, but if you could be so kind as to give us your vote, much appreciated. Follow this link to visit the Luxury Blog category page, […]

How Thorough Is That Hotel Review You’re Reading?

The problems with user-generated reviews have been well-documented here and elsewhere, but what about the ones written by professionals? Well, that can be a crap shoot too if they haven’t spent much time on site. I’ve read reviews in major print magazines that put the hotel in the wrong neighborhood, talked about a pool that […]

Heading to Cartagena Next Month

We’ll be attending TravelMart Latin America in Cartagena, Colombia next month to report on what’s new and exciting in the tourism world. This is the premier trade event for tourism boards, hotels, and travel companies operating in Central America and South America. I’ll be looking for new luxury hotels I hadn’t heard about yet and […]