March 2013

Posted on March 11th, 2013

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Paloma Villaverde de Rico

Posted on March 6th, 2013

Editor’s Notes

It’s only March and our editors have already been trotting around the globe on numerous press trips—from the French Alps to Puerto Vallarta—getting a first-hand look at the destinations, cruise lines, tour products, and hotels that should be on everyone’s radar.


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Fairmont 2

Posted on March 6th, 2013

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

With the opening of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ first properties in India and the Philippines (in Jaipur and metropolitan Manila, respectively) at the close of 2012, followed by the first Fairmont in Dubai (Fairmont The Palm on Palm Jumeirah) at the start of 2013, the luxury hotel brand continues to establish its presence in Asia and the Middle East.


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Travel Indochina

Posted on March 6th, 2013

A Passion for Asia

More and more tour companies are offering itineraries that cater to small groups, but ever since it launched in the early 1990s, tour operator Travel Indochina, which specializes in tours to the vast continent of Asia, has known that keeping it small is a formula that works.


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Norman Carr Safaris offers walking safaris in Zambia.

Posted on March 6th, 2013

Safaris in Southeastern Africa

While travelers may pencil in Africa south of the Sahara as a once-in-a-lifetime trip, Southern Africa alone shows its visitors they can spend a lifetime going back again and again.


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Mt. McKinley in Denali National Park

Posted on March 6th, 2013

Un-cruise Adventures in Alaska

The beauty of Alaska is best experienced on the 49th state’s fabled Inside Passage, the narrow southeastern gulf that stretches for more than 500 miles roughly from north to south in one of the most astounding natural settings in the world.


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Kayaking

Posted on March 6th, 2013

Alaska is Celebrating in 2013

2012 was a great year for Alaska, with positive growth in the tourism sector, but 2013 promises to be even better: milestone celebrations, increased ship capacity, new flight routes and new accommodations. Perhaps it’s fitting that the Virtuoso Luxe Report noted Alaska is one of top five U.S. destinations to visit in 2013.


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Platinum Guest Room

Posted on March 6th, 2013

“Hard Rock” Chicago-Style, Rock Out in the Windy City

Stretch limos, box seat concert tickets, and a never-ending parade of live music at clubs and bars ‘til 4 a.m.—far more than just another touristy destination, Chicago offers much for the rock star at heart.


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Yufuin, a popular spa resort town in Kyushu.

Posted on March 6th, 2013

Kyushu, The Rising Sun of Japanese Destinations

Anyone who wants to see a little paradise and enjoy our “onzen” and other purely Japanese treats will delight in Kyushu.


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Oceanside at Braco Village Hotel & Spa in Trelawny

Posted on March 6th, 2013

The New All-inclusives in Jamaica Claim their Turf

A half-dozen new, re-launched, and soon-to-open all-inclusivesin Jamaica make it easier than ever to find the right property for each client.


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