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March is Women’s History Month, according to Wikipedia, “an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.” Women are not only an integral part of the travel and hospitality industry, but they’ve also become the focus of packages, hotels and experiences. Read on for a roundup of woman-centric offers and fun from around the world.

Women-Only Icelandic Adventure

Viewing the aurora borealis during Naya Traveler’s Women-Only Icelandic Adventure.

Naya Traveler has put together a women-only Icelandic adventure that takes them from Reykjavik to the Sky Lagoon, to hot springs and glaciers. Guides take them to Thingvellir National Park, black lava beaches, private ice climbs and more—a completely immersive experience in Iceland. The rate is inclusive of accommodations, private transfers and personal local guides; the best times for travel are between September and early April for the opportunity to see the aurora borealis.

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Confidence Builders for Women in Costa Rica

Sound Journey at Center of Joy in Las Catalinas. (Photo by Las Catalinas)

New experiences and new skills for women are on tap at the seaside town of Las Catalinas in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Book your clients at Santarena Hotel or Las Catalinas Collection for a 4th-night free promotion when they come down for surfing lessons, horseback riding at La Estancia, scuba diving, mountain biking, paddle boarding or kayaking with Pura Vida ride or trail running through the tropical dry forest, among other activities. Apres activities, check out Center of Joy, the town’s wellness center, for sound healing journeys, yoga, organic cooking classes and more.

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Ananda in the Himalayas Empowers Women

Outdoor pavilion at Ananda in the Himalayas.

Wellness retreat Ananda in the Himalayas has created the Ananda Spa Foundation, committed to giving back to the community and promoting women’s empowerment through education and training. To support the cause, the foundation has created India’s first private not-for-profit academy that provides fully sponsored spa therapy training and education for underprivileged women. Upon completion of the program, the students are guaranteed job opportunities in reputable hotels and spas. The holistic wellness retreat is located in the Himalayan foothills in North India on 100 acres of gardens surrounded by forested hillsides. Your clients’ stays help contribute to the cause while they enjoy Ayurveda, holistic wellness, yoga, meditation, emotional healing, spiritual awareness, and healthy cuisine. The 25,000-sq. ft. wellness center offers therapy rooms with views, open-air yoga and meditation pavilions, an outdoor pool, a gym and more.

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Tracing Norway’s Super Women

Steilneset Memorial, Norway.

Luxury travel curator Up Norway has created the Tracing Norway’s Super Women adventure. As one of the world’s most gender-equal countries, Norway is at the forefront of the movement, and this journey gives your clients a look at its women and their remarkable stories starting from the 17th century and moving through to modern times. The 10-day journey is available year-round and includes visits to Scandinavia’s only Women’s Museum; witchcraft and wildlife at the Steilneset Memorial; king crab fishing with storytelling about strong female characters who historically have served the same roles as men; and the 100% female-owned Feddie Ocean Distillery, among others. Accommodations also focus on women, and include a stay in the resorted boutique hotel Camila’s House. 

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Celebrating Womanhood in Croatia

Maslina Taver, the hotel’s signature restaurant.

Hotel Dubrovnik Palace is celebrating the entire month of March with an offer that includes a 2-night stay for two in a junior suite with a balcony overlooking the Adriatic, complimentary daily breakfast, access to the wellness and spa facilities and free WiFi. And there’s more: ladies enjoying their stay at the hotel can pick from one complimentary service during their stay, such as a bottle of wine when they arrive and daily breakfast in the privacy of their room, a spa voucher at the property’s Energy Clinic Wellness & Spa or a guided tour of the old city. March is a great time to visit Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hotel Dubrovnik Palace is part of Adriatic Luxury Hotels’ collection in Croatia.

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New York, New York

King Veranda Suite with floor-to-ceiling windows and a view of the Empire State Building

New York City’s Kimpton Hotel Eventi is celebrating women this month with their Paint the Town Purple Offering, which offers their guests an arrival amenity from women-owned businesses, tickets to the NY Historical Society showing of Women’s Work, and the give-back aspect of donating a portion of the daily rate to a local organization supporting women’s rights. There’s a 2-night minimum, and blackout dates apply.

Located in the Chelsea District of Manhattan within walking distance of major attractions (think Broadway shows, museums, shopping and art galleries), Kimpton Hotel Eventi has 292 guestrooms and suites with a view, as well as an extensive art collection, a 24-hour fitness center and a fun evening social hour.

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