January 2017

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January 2017

Wellness Travel

In this Issue:

  • Onsite Review: Smile, You’re in Magdeburg
  • Europe: Recharge With a Spa Escape
  • Wellness Escapes in North America
  • Pampered Souls: Dubai, Fiji, India & Mauritius
  • Navigating New River & Small Ship Cruise Offerings
  • 2017 Delta Air Lines Caribbean, Mexico & Latin America Guide
Denali National Park. (Paloma Villaverde de Rico)

What’s New in the 49th State

A few new offerings and experiences you can offer your clients traveling to Alaska.
The Broadway-style adaptation of “Frozen” aboard the Disney Wonder.

Onboard Review: Disney Wonder, Reimagined

Taking a live class with Black Widow at the Marvel Super Hero Academy and feeling the snow during a Broadway-style adaptation of the animated hit “Frozen” are just two of the ground-breaking experiences I sampled on the inaugural post-dry dock sailing of the renovated Disney Wonder.
Dragon boat race on the Elbe River.

Onsite Review: Smile, You’re in Magdeburg

We, and more than 1,100 delegates from 45 countries, were in Saxony-Anhalt’s capital city of Magdeburg for the 42nd Germany Travel Mart (GTM), the largest incoming workshop for Destination Germany hosted by the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) and the Magdeburg Marketing Kongress und Tourismus GmbH.
A rendering of the Alpine Spa at the Burgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne in Switzerland.

Recharge With a Spa Escape

Although nowadays wellness vacations encompass a long list of elements, what traditionally comes to mind when you think wellness is a spa stay. And European hotels know a thing or two about creating the perfect spa escape.
Spa time at the Miramonte Resort & Spa.

Wellness Escapes

It’s a new year, and with that comes a plethora of weight-loss and fitness resolutions. Traveling does not need to equal time off from a healthy lifestyle, nor does keeping active have to mean endless hours at a hotel gym.
Susan Farewell

Susan Farewell: Wellness Escapes

The crazier our world seems to get, the more our clients come to us looking for places they can go, clear their heads and rejuvenate themselves both physically and mentally. It’s all about getting away from the stress and finding rest and nourishment.
Opposite page: Cooking class aboard AmaWaterways.

Navigating New River & Small Ship Cruise Offerings

Let’s start with some mouthwatering options.
Avanti offers bike tours in several destinations.

Travel Talk: Wellness

Here's what's new for hotels and tours. This month we're focusing on hotels with a wellness perk and biking tours.