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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 […]

Luxury Travel News for the Americas – August 2012

As we watch the Americas—including the Caribbean—dominate all the track & field sprints in the Olympics, let’s take a break to check out some luxury travel news for the region. In Brazil’s biggest city, a much-needed subway expansion is finally in motion. They’ve got a long way to go to really ease congestion though. Their […]

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 […]

Belize Battles the Side Effects of Cruise Ships

How many cruise line passengers think about the impact they’re having in the places where they alight for a day or less? You can forgive them if it’s not on their radar—the executives running those cruise lines don’t seem too concerned either. When dealing with a small and fragile country like Belize, the result can […]

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