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One&Only Cape Town Roars In Support of SA Wildlife

July 11, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

One&Only Cape Town Roars In Support of SA Wildlife
Gala Events Support the "Forever Wild" Lion
An estimated 70% of lions in SA are being bred for hunting and the illegal trade in lion products is growing.  Conservationists are concerned that Africa's most iconic symbol is becoming – like the rhinoceros – worth more money dead than a alive.We are please to share that our partners at The One&Only Cape Town are supporting the "Forever Wild" lion conservation initiative, organized through the Wilderness Foundation.  Last...

Botswana's Okavango Delta Becomes World Heritage Site

July 08, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Botswana's Okavango Delta Becomes World Heritage Site
The 1000th Unesco World Heritage Site in Botswana Announced
The Okavango Delta was inscribed as the 1000 UNESCO World Heritage site during the 38th Session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) being held in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, June 22, 2014.The Okavango Delta inscription came about in fulfillment of the UNESCO listing criteria due to its unique hydrological event as it is one of the few inland deltas that floods in the dry season, busting into an oasis wonderland during the harsh, dry and dusty...

Tennis with Venus at Sandy Lane

July 02, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Tennis with Venus at Sandy Lane
Exclusive Tennis Clinic This November
Missed the action at Wimbledon this year?  You can still make 2014 a Grand Slam travel year, thanks to Sandy Lane, a lush resort in Barbados considered by many to be the best in the Caribbean. Noted for its Fazio-designed courses, reserved exclusively for guests, Sandy Lane is set to offer an exceptional opportunity this November to meet and play with Venus Williams, the seven-time Grand Slam champion and Olympic gold medal winner.On...

Barefoot, Elegant Perfection on Windstar

June 30, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Barefoot, Elegant Perfection on Windstar
Michelle Andersen’s Review of Wind Surf
In June, ATI Private Client Director Michelle Andersen sailed Windstar Cruises Wind Surf on their Classic Italy & Dalmatian Coast itinerary, which departs Venice, sailing along the shores of Croatia and Montenegro, around the boot of Italy to Sicily and Capri, then docks outside Rome.  “Guests who sail on Windstar are notoriously loyal to the brand, so I’m so glad I had the opportunity to discover why,” says Michelle of the...

Singita Stories: Inside the Place of Miracles

June 27, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Singita Stories: Inside the Place of Miracles
New Insights Into the "World's Best"
Congratulations to Singita for being recognized this month by Travel +Leisure for operating the two of the "World's Best" hotels in South Africa, Singita Sabi Sand and Singita Kruger National Park.  Singita Sabi Sand was also voted "Best Safari Location" in the world! "The lives of the people who work at Singita are inevitably entwined with the unspoiled wilderness in which our 12 lodges and camps can be found. Their stories weave...

Seabourn Supports UNESCO

June 24, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Seabourn Supports UNESCO
Seabourn Joins UNESCO in Alliance to Preserve World Heritage Sites
Seabourn has signed an agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a unique alliance to help protect World Heritage. This exciting partnership is being created to foster wider support and understanding in the travel industry and among travelers for UNESCO’s mission of identifying, safeguarding and promoting unique cultural and natural features around the world deemed to possess universal...

CVIS CME Director [& Malaka's Dad] Honored In Vienna

June 20, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

CVIS CME Director [& Malaka's Dad] Honored In Vienna
Dr. El Shahawy Awarded Golden Doctor Diploma for Cardiology Disease Prevention
Guests who joined Admiral Travel's 2014 CME river cruise, "Passage to Eastern Europe" with Viking River Cruises, were invited to join in a very special ceremony in Vienna, honoring Dr. Mahfouz El Shahawy, medical director of the Cardiovascular Health Assessment Center in Sarasota and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Universities of Florida and South Florida, was honored by the University Of Vienna, Austria. Dr. El Shahawy has served as...

Why Asia With Compagnie du Ponant?

June 17, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Why Asia With Compagnie du Ponant?
Experience The Brand Behind Tauck, A&K Group Charters
Sail aboard L'Austral on an exceptional journey in the heart of secret Asia, rich in emotions and unique encounters. Compagnie du Ponant, the brand that has delivered successful charters for household names like Tauck and Abercrombie & Kent, invites you to experience a different approach to Asia.  Get closer to its history, its traditions and the splendor of its many ancient historical sites on a small, intimate yacht.As your...

Small Group Journeys In Paris & Vienna

June 12, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Small Group Journeys In Paris & Vienna
Luxury Collection Features AuthentEscapes Programs This September
Experience the journey of a lifetime this September in two of the world's most culturally rich cities. Travel to Paris to be immersed in magnificent art and architecture in the singular museums and legendary fashion houses of this iconic city or, to Vienna and embark on a privileged excursion through the magnificent Austrian capital's majestic palaces of art and culture that attest to Vienna's regal history. Highlights from the Paris...

Crystal's 2017 World Cruise Now Booking

June 10, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Crystal's 2017 World Cruise Now Booking
Priority Stateroom Assignments for Past World Cruisers
Circumnavigate the globe with the World’s Best—from verdant Caribbean and French Polynesian shores, to the wilds of Madagascar, exotic Cape Town and the vibrant energy of Rio de Janeiro's Carnaval, celebrate Crystal’s Silver Anniversary aboard a truly memorable and spectacular World Cruise!Crystal Cruises is inviting past world-cruisers a limited-time priority booking period for its 2017 World Cruise. Crystal will guarantee current...

Admiral Travel Announces Galapagos Charter

June 02, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Admiral Travel Announces Galapagos Charter
Join Our July 2015 Private Expedition
Travelers are raving about this experience, and we are delighted to invite you to explore one of the the world's last wilderness frontiers on an exclusive charter onboard the MV Eclipse.  The vessel  accommodates 48 guests - half the number of passengers usually found on a ship of this size, which affords a variety of outdoor spaces to relax, observe wildlife and dine outdoors.Only the most experienced guides will escort our guests...

Avalon Waterways Celebrates 10 Years Of River Cruising

May 28, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Avalon Waterways Celebrates 10 Years Of River Cruising
Travel Age West Profiles Avalon's Industry Milestone
"After 10 years in the river-cruising industry, Avalon Waterways has evolved with its own distinctive style of ships through its Scenery and Suite Ships classes, which have become favorites in the European river-cruising market, writes Marilyn Green. In its Suite Ships vessels, in particular, cruisers get a luxury cruising experience not found in other ships thanks to ample space and open-air viewing available at its staterooms. Avalon...

Ahhhhh, All Suite Butler Service

May 23, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Ahhhhh, All Suite Butler Service
...And Other Delights Of Silversea Cruises
Maybe you’ve misplaced your glasses.  Or you prefer your coffee warm, not hot.  How about dinner, served course-by-course on your veranda.These are just a few of many instances in which Silversea Cruises’ butlers provide an elevated level of pampering that enhances your onboard experience.  Not just for a few, but for all guests in all suites.Trained and certified by the Guild of Professional English Butlers, these...

Around The World With A&K: 2015

May 19, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

The Huli People of Papua New Guinea - Image courtesy A&K
Meet A&K's Founder on a Voyage Around the World
Around the World at a GlanceAmazon River | Easter Island | Samoa | Papua New Guinea Bali & Komodo | Sri Lanka | Madagascar | Kenya | Monaco Abercrombie & Kent's 2015 "Around the World by Private Jet: Islands, Savannas & the Amazon," features a stunning itinerary designed by travel icon Geoffrey Kent, combining some his favorite destinations with exotic locales few travellers ever visit. Venture from the world's mightiest...

Jogging Excursions Coming To Select European Ports

May 12, 2014 // Posted in: Latest News, Featured Articles

Jogging Excursions Coming To Select European Ports
Crystal's New Site Running Excursions Challenge the Body, Enrich the Mind
 Crystal Cruises is inviting active travelers to lace up their running shoes and bring their healthy lifestyles along on their luxury cruise vacations – on board and ashore.  The ultra-luxe line, renowned for its finely crafted shore programs, is debuting brand new Site Running Crystal Adventures with Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity European cruises beginning May 2014.  The new escorted experiences offer intimate and...
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