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Fathom cruises going away, but brand remains for excursions

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 23:10
The one-ship cruise line created by Carnival Corp. in 2015 to offer social-impact cruises will become a shoreside-only experience in mid-2017.

Victoria Falls Airport opens

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 17:15
The completely revamped facility now has a capacity to handle over 1.5 million passengers per year and will be able to accommodate the world's largest aircraft.

Reunion Island, a versatile adventure destination

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 17:05
From active volcanoes to dense rain forests and tropical beaches, the variety of experiences on this Indian Ocean island just east of Madagascar are endless.

Conservationist to lead series of Cheetah Watch safaris in Namibia

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:55
Marcy Mendelson is a conservation filmmaker, photographer and founder of Cheetah Watch who will be leading two Namibia tours in 2017.

Geckos Adventures launches budget-friendly safaris for millennials

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:45
A pair of eight-night packages priced from $915 to encourage younger adventurers.

AndBeyond offers discount at camp as it gets refit

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:40
Bateleur Camp in Kenya's Masai Mara is undergoing a massive refurbishment over the next 15 months.

Africa is rich in wellness experiences

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:20
A look at some exceptional health-oriented products being offered.

New ownership group acquires Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Maui

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 14:25
The joint venture consists of real estate group Ares Management; Square Mile Capital Management; Wafra Investment Advisory Group; and Honolulu-based Trinity Investments.

Fairmont Kea Lani appoints new sales director

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 14:20
Shannah Milstead worked most recently as the executive director of sales programs for FRHI Hotels & Resorts International.

Hawaiian Airlines selling new premium cabin on JFK flight

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 14:15
Hawaiian Airlines started selling lie-flat seating earlier this month on its nonstop Honolulu-New York JFK route for travel beginning in February.

With upgrades ahead, Outrigger expects 'business as usual' with sale

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 14:10
KSL will acquire Outrigger's 37 properties in Hawaii, Guam, Fiji, Thailand, Mauritius and the Maldives.

More for the Money

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 13:25
At all levels,  travelers are looking for good value for their money. Premium tours provide tremendous return to clients in the form of fulfilling bucket-list desires and participating in custom-crafted experiences—the recipe for a repeat client...  

Sharq: Qatar capital chic

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 13:10
Boasting Arabic arched ceilings, ornately carved wood and an on-property souk, the Sharq straddles several architectural styles.

D.R. region a Bahia Principe priority

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:40
The resort operator's four properties in the province run the gamut from roomy, family-friendly accommodations to idyllic island luxury, with a common thread of attentive service and stunning Samana beauty.

Lufthansa pilots extend strike to Thursday

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:40
In a measure to facilitate rebookings for impacted fliers, Lufthansa-owned Austrian Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines are using larger planes on some flights to Germany.

New options for skiers in the West

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:25
The relaunch of Denver's Winter Park Express train and the opening of the Blake hotel in Taos, N.M., provide alternatives on the slopes to Aspen and Vail.

Hong Kong Disneyland expansion includes 'Frozen' land

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 11:55
The Hong Kong government will fund $750 million, while Disney will fund $650 million for a total of $1.4 billion.

Florida health department shrinks Miami Beach's Zika zone

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 11:40
Central and northerly portions of Miami Beach are no longer part of the active Zika transmission zone, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said.

Il Salotto gets cooking in Bologna

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 11:20
Visitors to Emilia-Romagna's capital will discover not only a plethora of regionally sourced ingredients but also the opportunity to learn firsthand some of the kitchen traditions passed down through the generations.

Princess brings back summer Caribbean cruises

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 10:45
From April to October 2018, the 3,192-passenger Caribbean Princess will sail roundtrip cruises from Fort Lauderdale.