La Compagnie and XL Airways Merge

Last week, it was announced that Paris-based airlines La Compagnie and XL Airways have combined forces to create the XL Airways-La Compagnie Group. This new group will continue to specialize in low-cost, international, long-haul service, while being able to take advantage of the benefits that come from a larger operation. La Compagnie’s pair of Boeing

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Robin DeVaughn & Joanne Kruger Recognized by Luxury Travel Advisor as 2016 Trendsetters

Luxury Travel Advisor recently debuted their first “Trendsetters” issue, in which key players at the most prestigious luxury travel agencies in North America are highlighted. Each of the agencies who have graced the cover of LTA over the past 11 years were asked to nominate their highest producers, innovative sales people, and general trendsetters. Both

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Travel Apps You Can Use Without WiFi

XE Currency Converter Download this app to have access to an offline calculator and save yourself the trouble of having to memorize currency exchange rates. The XE Currency Converter app can download live exchange rates and also lets you look at multiple currency exchanges at the same time. By doing so, you’ll always have a

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Around-the-World on Crystal Cruises’ Aircruise

As we mentioned in last month in our FROSCH Monthly November issue, Crystal Cruises was going to begin offering air cruises in 2017 using their brand new Boeing 777-200. We now have confirmation that the inaugural trip will be a 27-day, around-the-world adventure in partnership with Peninsula Hotels. Travelers on the “Peninsula Grand Inaugural Crystal

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Lufthansa Strike Update

As of December 1, 2016, Lufthansa pilots belonging to the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union have ended their 48-hour walkout; however, travelers may still encounter delays due to repositioning of aircraft and crew. Yesterday, Lufthansa was forced to ground almost 900 flights due to the industrial action. The airline has cancelled approximately 4,500 flights since the

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Philanthropic Cruise Lines

Cruise ships enable us to explore the globe, and as passengers, we are reminded on a daily basis how interconnected the world actually is. It’s this daily reminder that has inspired a number of major cruise lines to be involved in a variety of charitable causes. Read on for some exciting opportunities to give back

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