visiting Alaska

Cruising Alaska in Luxury with Regent is Breathtaking

Alaska is unspoiled, isolated and enormous in scale. It’s one-fifth the size of the entire lower 48; a vast wilderness where you can see brown bears pluck salmon from the rivers and bald eagles soar ..

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international happy hour

These are the Most Popular Drinks Around the World

Grab a seat at the bar and let Covington Travel serve up some facts about 25 of the most popular drinks around the world! 1. Argentina: Fernet Fernet is a type of spirit called an ..

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Celebrity Revolution

This Amazing Celebrity Revolution Takes the Fleet to the Edge

Celebrity Cruises is in the midst of a revolution. It’s actually a $500-million fleet-wide modernization that began with two new ships, Celebrity Edge and Celebrity Flora. Through 2023, Celebrity will continue “reimagining” their entire fleet ..

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spring training

Spring Training is the Best Vacation for a Baseball Fan

Baseball Spring Training! It’s time to head south to Florida or Arizona to catch some games and soak up the sun during the Grapefruit and Cactus League’s exhibition seasons.

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meeting trends

Top Meeting Trends That Will Make Your Event a Success

The demand for meetings is growing rapidly year over year. It’s a well-known fact that face-to-face meetings are effective for many purposes – incentive groups, executive board meetings, regional sales workshops, and non-profit discussion panels, ..

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These Are the Best Honeymoon Destinations For 2019

At the beginning of every new year, love is in the air at Covington. That’s because December is the most popular month for engagements in the United States, and all those newly betrothed couples start ..

This is Why You Should Direct Travelers to Book with Covington

Executives responsible for the management of their company’s corporate travel program usually do so from two primary perspectives: The financial perspective includes ensuring that travel and meeting costs stay within budget and that when employees ..

The Best Things to See and Do in Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia is one of the world’s most attractive, cosmopolitan, and multicultural cities. The population is an eclectic mix of cultures drawn from 200 different ethnic backgrounds. The city enjoys a spectacular harbor setting, international ..

These are the 5 Top Emerging Destinations for 2019

Each year, the luxury travel network Virtuoso surveys its global membership of travel advisors about trends and expectations in bespoke and experiential travel. Covington vacation advisors, along with network colleagues from 50 countries, participate by ..

13 Ways to Fill Your New Year with Experiences, not Things

There’s been a subtle, but sizable shift in what people want from their vacation over the last several years. It seems that that just getting our passport stamped doesn’t really satisfy the dreams underlying the ..

Special Considerations for Traveling with Seniors You Need to Know

My parents were the ones to initially ignite the love of travel in me. As I passed it on to my own kids, I came to understand that my parents had a dual motivation. They ..

This is Why You Should Book Hotels with Covington

If you belong to a hotel frequent guest program, you’re likely receiving lots of “book direct” messages from them. Hotel chains encourage travelers to bypass their company’s preferred booking channel – usually a travel management ..

3 Ways to Give the Gift of Travel

Who doesn’t love to receive a beautifully wrapped gift? The anticipation of finding out what’s inside makes our mind whirl like a slot machine. These days, many people value experiences over material goods, so the ..

This is What We’re Thankful For

Contrary to most of the retail shopping outlets in America, the offices of Covington Travel are not open on Black Friday. That’s because Thanksgiving is the favorite holiday of our President and CEO, Josée Covington ..

Have a Revolutionary Time at the Colonial Williamsburg Resorts

The great state of Virginia offers travelers a treasure trove of American history, beautiful landscapes, and cultural traditions. One very special destination that appeals to all ages is Colonial Williamsburg. While the living history of ..