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Apr 15, 2024

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New Airport, New Tourist Train Offer New Options for Travelers to Mexico

Tulum's brand-new international airport – plus the inauguration of a tourist train in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula – are opening up fresh travel opportunities to explore Tulum and beyond. NEW: FELIPE CARRILLO...

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Check Out the Overwater Gym on the new Emerald Cruises’ Yacht!

Every generation of new ships builds on the successes of their forbearers – and adds a few new surprises! In the case of the new Emerald Kaia, the third of...

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Windstar Adding 2 New Ships; Introducing First Newbuild 'Star' Class Ship

Small-ship luxury cruise line Windstar is growing! Two new ships will be added in the next two years to its motorized and sail-powered fleet of 6 unique vessels, growing its...

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8 New Ships for 3 Sister Cruise Lines: Norwegian, Regent and Oceania

Get ready for a decade of vacations with ‘new ship smell!’ And get set to soon book your place on one of three brand-new classes of ships that will change...

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Now You Can Take an African Safari PLUS Explore the Seychelles on First-of-its-Kind Emerald Cruisetour

They call the Seychelles the ‘Galapagos of the Indian Ocean’, and Emerald Cruises is doubling down on exotic wilderness with a never-before cruise tour that combines once-in-a-lifetime explorations of the...

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Royal Caribbean’s New Beach Club Destination: Mexico

If you’ve already enjoyed a Perfect Day at Coco Cay, you’re ready for the next exclusive Royal Caribbean International beach club experience, opening in 2026. Royal Beach Club Cozumel will...

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Viking Launching First-of-their-Kind China Coastal Cruises in late 2024

All-new cruise itineraries being pioneered by Viking in 2024 offer guests one-of-a-kind access to China in a way that’s never been available before for international visitors, including rarely-seen Chinese coastal...

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Bye-bye Bunnies: Different Spring Traditions Around the World

Spring has sprung and cultures the world over celebrate the season of fresh color and new life. It’s not all about bunnies, lambs, chicks, eggs, chocolate and spring flowers. Here...

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VIDEO: Get Active and Immersed into French Lifestyle on an Emerald Rhone River Cruise

It’s a balancing act – French style! Indulgence meets outdoor activity in the south of France on our Emerald river cruise on the Rhone and the Saone. The south of...

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The Longest Hotel Pool on the Exotic Island of Bali is Inspired by Rice Terraces

The lush, terraced rice fields of Bali are iconic symbols of this legendary Indonesian island, lending inspiration to the pools of one resort. Surrounded by inviting greenery and nestled in the...

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St. Patrick's Way: How to Follow in the Footsteps of Ireland's Patron Saint

There’s a real man behind the legend that gets us wearing green every March 17th. And you can go beyond modern St. Patrick's Day ‘shenanigans’ to revisit the life of...

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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Submarine Hangar on a Viking Expedition Cruise

Viking has two expedition cruise ships and each is equipped with 2 ‘yellow submarines,’ zodiacs, kayaks, and special operations boats that allow guests to launch into excursions right off the...

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Top Countries for Wildlife Viewing - and What to Photograph There

Wildlife photography safaris have never been more popular, as constant advances in technology make incredible image capture more accessible to ordinary travelers. One study of millions of wildlife photos on...

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VIDEO: Incredible! Helicopter Quest for Emperor Penguins on the Scenic Eclipse in Antarctica

The Scenic Eclipse ultra-luxury expedition ship is equipped with not one – but two, 6-seat helicopters – and they were the key to a life-changing excursion during our cruise in...

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Essential Tips for Booking Your Next All-Inclusive Vacation

It's not too late to book your all-inclusive getaway this season. But all resorts are not created equal. Making the wrong choice of an all-inclusive vacation can be the difference...

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Princess Cruises Brings Back the "Love Boat"

If you grew up on classic The Love Boat episodes on TV - or binge watched reruns more recently - and fallen in love with the good-humored tales of romance...

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The Bahamas "Launching" as the Next Destination for Space Tourism

We have lift off! It’s a “giant leap” for The Bahamas, which is joining the exclusive club of destinations appealing to fans of humankind’s Last Frontier. The country has entered into...

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Top Street Food Experiences in Ho Chi Minh City

A trip to Vietnam is a feast for the senses, with exotic scenery, scents, sounds, fascinating history and culture. It’s also a literal feast. Vietnamese cuisine is a foodie favorite,...

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Why January is the Best Month to Plan a Trip to Scotland

Ireland has St. Patrick’s Day, Scotland has…Robbie Burns Day. Scotland’s most celebratory day is in honor of its national poet. If everyone’s a little bit Irish on March 17th, then...

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Surprising Celebrations on a Seabourn Ultra-Luxury Arctic Expedition Cruise

Ultra-luxury cruise line, Seabourn, is famous for not just cruising – but helping you live your best life. An expedition cruise to the Arctic may sound remote from luxuries or...

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Where to Dive in to the Hottest - or Coldest! - New Wellness Trend

Have you resolved to travel more and to focus more on your health? You can do both by taking a holiday where you can practice the latest activity touted to...

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Renowned Jeweler Tiffany Helping to Preserve Japan's Gold Leaf Art Techniques as a Cultural Treasure

Japanese arts and crafts are cherished souvenirs from a trip to Japan. And now, one of the country’s most treasured and elegant crafts has a new future – thanks to...

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VIDEO: The Best Highlights of a Viking Great Lakes Expedition Cruise

 Zodiaks, kayaks and submarines, oh my! Expedition ships are opening up a whole new way of cruising and experiencing the world – even parts of the world you may think you...

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