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January 15, 2018

A List: 11 Bucket List Trips for 2018

Will this be a bucket list year for travel plans? 2017, a tough year for U.S. politics and upending developments popping onto the world stage, may have some relief in sight. 2018 is a new day and a new year and we believe it is one that will see a spike in bucket list travel.


Hotel Room of the Future at CES

What’s in store for the hotel room of the future? According to the pulse of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the word is plenty. CES2018 was mostly about the Internet of Things and that will certainly make its mark in hospitality.

Where Bahamian Vacations Lead

A vacation in the Bahamas can become a magical vacation if that resort is Musha Cay. In the pristine islets of the Exuma group, it's is the brainchild of magician David Copperfield and offers oddities and mysteries in a spot he calls “heaven on earth.”


Travel 2018: What Lies Ahead

by Bill Becken

Travel is becoming less a discretionary activity and more of a necessity, especially if you subscribe to Abraham Maslow’s theory that puts human needs in a hierarchical pyramid. As such, once the basics of food, shelter and safety are in hand, sharing, belonging, self-esteem and self-actualization take hold. Travel presents a fast-track to these higher requirements.


Travel Insurance: Boomer Insights

Baby Boomers continue to drive trends in travel. Perhaps the biggest is in the travel insurance category, which sees $3.5 billion purchases in the U.S. annually and is expected to grow more in 2018. But travel insurance may not be covering what is actually needed by senior travelers.


Carnival Corp.'s New Ships for 2018

Four of cruise industry’s leading brands: AIDA Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Seabourn, will debut new ships in 2018 as Carnival Corporation, the company that is now world’s largest leisure travel company, is set to add 18 new cruise ships to industry’s largest fleet between 2018 and 2022.