Hurtigruten to Resume Cruising With 14 Ships

Hurtigruten, which is now sailing in Europe, plans to operate 14 of 16 ships starting in August and September. In addition, Hurtigruten will launch new itineraries in the British Isles over the coming months. “With the safety and well-being of our guests and crew as our number-one priority, the response

Insight Vacations Offers New Domestic Escapes

Insight Vacations has announced July 6 that it will be offering a new travel style called Escapes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a travel style that emphasizes social distancing and preventative measures to stay healthy and safe while discovering the beauty and culture of America. Escapes are American-based

New Las Vegas Hotel Set to Open Later This Year

Las Vegas is generally known as an adult town. Oh, it tried the whole family atmosphere thing years and years ago but, in the end, there’s a reason why it’s known as Sin City and its motto is What Happens Here Only Happens Here. Now Vegas is set to welcome

Revealed: The shocking number of cruise line workers stranded at sea

The cruise industry has been closed for more than three months and whilst some crew members were fortunate enough to disembark their ships, many remain stranded at sea, the Miami Herald reports. The newspaper revealed workers remain trapped on board without pay, and infected passengers are still suffering with the

Cruising with Jane McDonald offers sneak peek inside Viking’s luxury £1,200 a night suite

Cruising` with Jane McDonald returned to Channel 5 this evening and saw the singing starlet explore life on board the Viking Sky as it embarked a Baltic adventure. As part of the series, Jane was given the opportunity to stay in the ship’s opulent Owner’s Suite, offering viewers an exclusive

Atlantis Paradise Island to Begin Reopening in July

Officials from Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas announced The Royal and Harborside Resort would begin welcoming guests again on July 7 and The Cove would reopen on July 14. The phased reopening is part of Paradise Island’s plan developed with the help of the Cleveland Clinic to ensure the

Black Travel Alliance Calls on Travel Industry for More Support

A new travel group formed to help create a better representation of the black community in the travel industry is calling on travel firms to offer more than just verbal support. Buoyed by the support he has seen from the travel industry in the wake of the death of George

Black Travel Advisors on Representation in the Travel Agent Industry

When I asked Tiffany LaVon Layne, Founder and Luxury Travel Designer of LaVon Travel & Lifestyle, “What is one thing that people don’t realize about the travel agent profession?” she replied: “That we even exist.” She was not alone in this answer. In speaking with travel agents, Jemica Archer of

As Properties Reopen, Hotel Industry Puts Spotlight on New Safety Protocols

With COVID-19 travel and social distancing restrictions easing up – and increasing numbers of properties reopening – the hotel industry is putting the spotlight on new protocols to ensure the safety of both guests and staff. Here’s a breakdown of some of the new safety programs being enacted at hotels.