Cruising to Cuba

While non-American cruise ships have been traveling to Cuba for years, Carnival Corporation’s “social impact” brand, Fathom, recently became the first mainstream American-based option for cruising to Cuba from the US. In addition to Fathom, cruises to Cuba are also offered through Ponant, MSC Cruises, and Star Clippers. The French luxury small-ship cruise line, Ponant,

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Patriotic Sites to Visit this Memorial Day

With Memorial Day right around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of patriotic sites in cities throughout the US that will help you show off your red, white, and blue pride. Read on for travel inspiration for your upcoming Memorial Day Weekend and throughout the warm summer months. Freedom Trail Boston, Massachusetts Walk along Boston’s

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The Case for Better Travel

The days when your luggage only served one function, getting your belongings from point A to point B, are long gone! In our last issue, we featured a suitcase that would follow you around the airport, this month we’re featuring, Raden, a newly launched luggage company is changing the future of how we travel with

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Cruise Accommodations During the Summer Olympics

Both the men’s and women’s USA Olympic basketball teams will be hosted by Silversea Cruises’ Silver Cloud during the Rio Olympics. The Olympic Family will reside on the Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Getaway ship located next to the Silver Cloud. Since the 1992 Olympics, the men’s Olympic team has not stayed in the Olympic Village and

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Alaska Airlines Acquires Virgin America

Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines, announced its intentions to acquire Virgin America for $2.6 billion. This acquisition includes Virgin’s debt and aircraft operating leases, a total value of $4 billion. Post-merger, Alaska and Virgin would hold the maximum seat share on the West Coast at 22%; Southwest follows at 21%, then

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European Escape to London, England

If you’re visiting London, England, for the first time, you may arrive expecting a European city that overflows with pomp and pageantry. However, few visitors to London will fail to be impressed by the grandeur and craftsmanship of such monumental sights as Westminster Abbey or St. Paul’s Cathedral, but that’s just the historical foundation of

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The Story of Starwood

After officially putting itself up for sale a year ago, Starwood Hotels & Resorts seems to be moving forward with Marriott International; however, there’s still a chance that Chinese investor, Anbang Insurance Group may purchase the company at the last minute. After news broke earlier this year that Starwood had accepted an offer from Anbang,

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