October 2017

October 2017

Front hall at The Merrion.

Globetrotting: Bespoke Experiences in Ireland & County Down

Adams & Butler, a luxury destination management specialist with itineraries in Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England (as well as Africa), shines the spotlight on those unique experiences travelers are seeking out.
Bird’s-eye view of the pool area at Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen.

Globetrotting: Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort

Sipping coconut water straight from the source while wading around an infinity pool overlooking the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, I thought to myself, “this is the life.”
Beachside at The Buccaneer.

Globetrotting: The Buccaneer, USVI

Although hurricanes Irma and Maria did enormous damage in several Leeward Islands, including St. Croix, The Buccaneer came through in unusually good shape.
The infinity pool is one of many places on board passengers can sit back and relax.

Globetrotting: Viking Sky—A Spirit of Exploration

With its own Viking Heritage Museum and decor that intertwines ancient Viking lore with sleek Scandinavian design, Viking Sky felt like the perfect ship for exploring the Baltic and Scandinavia.
Accommodations with a view on board the Joie de Vivre.

Globetrotting: Uniworld’s Aptly Named Joie de Vivre

Introduced this spring, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection’s newest Super Ship is as French as the Seine River it sails, from the Pierre Frey Braquenie fabrics and plush velvet dining room ceiling to the local wines the sommelier selects to complement regional culinary choices featured at each meal.

October 2017

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Susan Farewell.

What is a Travel Designer?

Chances are you’ve heard the term “travel designer” and you’re not alone if you’re uncertain as to what it actually means.
Accommodations at Royal Hideaway Playacar.

How Do Your Clients Define Luxury?

Luxury travel. What does that term mean in today’s world? In the travel industry, it’s been the topic of conversation for quite some time and has been an ever-evolving concept.