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10 Things you probably didn’t know about Cayman Islands but should There is actually a town called Hell in the will probably want to find out why. read more
Where do old airline seats go to die? So where do old airline seats go to die? In the case of Alaska Airlines, old seat covers are not languishing in landfills. Instead, they’re being turned into carry-ons. read more
10 Things you probably didn’t know about US Virgin Islands but should A majority of the citizenry are descendants of the people brought from the West African coast to work as slaves in the United States. read more
10 Things you probably didn’t know about Aruba but should About 29 kilometers north of Venezuela in Southern Caribbean Sea is the beautiful and idyllic island of Aruba. Together with other Dutch territories in the Caribbean, they are referred to as the Dutch Caribbean or the Netherlands Antilles. read more
10 Things you probably didn’t know about Jamaica but should About 90 miles south of Cuba lay the third largest island of the Greater Antilles. Its name is Jamaica. The island's surface area is 4249 square miles and it is nestled in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. It also happens to be one of the most sought after tour destinations. read more
10 Things you probably didn’t know about Hawaii but should Everybody knows that Hawaii is a beautiful volcanic travel destination. Ask any American kid to tell you something about Hawaii and they are likely to come up with a story about Pearl Harbor bombing by Japanese Air force during the WWII. read more
Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills It is glitzy and sleek. The hotel is the sort of place you go with your new date to showoff class and piety. You will never lack for something interesting to do here. read more
 Hotel a La Commedia If you are looking for an ideally located hotel in Venice, look no more. The Hotel a La Commedia is located a few steps from Rialto Bridge, the famous San Marco's Square and the vibrant shopping district of Venice. You will shop, dine, attend musicals, club to the wee hours of the night and still walk back to your accommodations. read more
Spotlight on Omar El Khayam For a cruising vessel, the Omar El Khayam has outdone itself. It features a gym, a sauna with massage services, a pool and a Jacuzzi. It carries 160 passengers on Lake Nasser in Egypt. It bills itself as a 'hotel on water re-imagined'. read more
Spotlight on Viking's Orient The Viking Mekong was built in 2014 to give adventure lovers a cruise through the Mekong and Irrawaddy Rivers. It is a cruise ship with English speaking crew, hotel-like amenities and sleek contemporary design that would put the likes of Titanic to shame. The ship is literally a hotel on water. read more
 Hotel Parlament Just like the name suggests, this hotel is the Hungarian Parliament's neighbor. It is located in one of the sleekest neighborhoods of Budapest. You are lucky if you get to make a reservation here. You will not only be near many historical attractions, but will also get to walk to the fabled River Danube. read more
The Marlton You will feel like royalty staying here. The customer service staffs are eager to please. No customer request goes unmet. The hotel is reliable, homely and the place to beat for both business and leisure travellers in New York. read more
 Hotel Antiche Figure The Hotel Antiche Figure is hosted in a 15th century building that overlooks the Grand Canal. It is a charming and elegant place that brings back memories of the powerful Venetian Kingdom. The hotel is a fusion of old architecture and modern amenities. Its customer care is peerless in Venice. read more
 Hotel Moresco It is the sort of place you specifically choose as a base to operate from. You will access many of the Venice attractions easily. The customer service here easily rivals the best of the best in Continental Europe. The hotel is the haven of the discerning Venice travellers. read more
 InterContinental Los Angeles Century City This hotel epitomizes the LA's grandness. It is huge and beautiful. It is sleek and classy. You will have a hard time finding a dull moment here. read more
How to Get Through Customs and Immigration in 12 Minutes It's possible: to deplane quickly with your personal items (and sanity) intact. Here are six steps to getting off the plane—and through customs—in 12 minutes. read more
 Sheraton Kauai Resort Welcome to one of the newest Poipu Beach' 'little paradise'. It is a 394-room resort that offers you peerless holiday vacation and leisure. Its name is Sheraton Kauai Resort. Your first impression of the hotel is that nothing can be this perfect. You will wonder whether you are dreaming. It almost looks like a Photoshop. read more
 Tropicana Hotel Puerto Vallarta To the southern end of Puerto Vallarta is a beach referred to as Muerto Beach. Now on this beach is one holiday destination you would really love to stay in. Its name is Tropical Hotel... read more
 Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa For as far as you can see, the ocean blue meet the sky in the horizons. The Sierra Madre forms a natural barrier to the other side. The designers of Garza Blanca Preserve Resort and Spa must have been is the last thought you get before walking into the hotel lobby. read more
11 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft While Travelling Identity theft is a growing problem worldwide. As time and technology advance, this problem is only going to affect more travelers. Here are 11 tips to avoid identity theft while traveling, right now. read more
What Cabin Should You Book on a Cruise? Here are some tips on what cabin to choose on your next cruise. Reprinted from read more
The Mount Nevis Hotel On reflection, one might say that it is a reincarnation of the biblical Garden of Eden. Its beauty is refreshing and its beaches are literally unexplored. read more
Price Comparisons with Regent Cruises All-inclusive Packages Sure, all-inclusive cruising seems like a lot of money up front, but when you compare the cost to other cruise lines where you have to pay extra for gratuities, excursions and your bar bill, you will be surprised that Regent is comparable - and in some cases, cheaper! read more
Is a 5-star Cuban Hotel Really a 5-star Hotel? In the next 2 years alone, thousands of new 4- or 5-star hotel rooms will open in Havana, Varadero, Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Coco and Holguin. This winter, new upscale offerings include the 1,176-room Meliá Jardines del Rey. read more
Arenas Del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort in Costa Rica Its neighbors include Manuel Antonio National Park, azure sea waters, and tropical beautiful rainforests. read more