wellness travel

5 Trends That Will Be Big for Wellness Travel in 2020

Would you like to increase your happiness, healthiness, and general satisfaction with life? Few people would say, “No, I’m good, thanks.” It seems that many of us need an antidote to our fast-paced lifestyles and ..

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A Day in the Life of a Professional Travel Advisor

Our travelers all know the result of what their Covington vacation advisor does: create itineraries and make reservations for trips designed to personal specifications. That includes gaining access to unique events that make lifetime memories, ..

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6 of the Best Downtown Richmond Hotels for Meetings

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, your hotel is an important part of your visit. The Covington Meeting & Events (CM&E) team, along with Anne Marie and Lisa from our Business Travel Services ..

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Unexpected Uruguay Is Sure to Impress You

According to the Virtuoso Luxe Report, a leading forecaster of travel trends for the coming year, one of the top motivators for travel is to visit new destinations. For many travelers, even those who have ..

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5 of the Best Babymoon Destinations for Expectant Parents

A Babymoon is a vacation for expectant parents that gives you a chance to relax and recharge before your little bundle of joy impacts your future travel, your sleep patterns, and your world forever. The ..

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What You Can Expect on a Luxury Cruise

Let’s just go ahead and stipulate that cruises make wonderful vacations. You unpack once and get to travel to multiple places. You don’t have to cook, make the bed or take out the trash once, ..

This is How to Know if Ecotourism is Really Responsible Travel

As travel opportunities have become increasingly global, travelers are often looking for authentic experiences beyond the rote “tourist” destinations and activities. But at the same time, we are more aware of the need to reduce ..

15 Unexpected Things That Are Missing on Viking Cruises

For a cruise line that consistently garners accolades for both river cruising and small ship ocean cruising, there are quite a lot of things missing on Viking cruises. As it turns out, that is a ..

5 of the Most Haunted Hotels for a Hair-Raising Halloween

Halloween began as an ancient Celtic festival to ward off ghosts and ghouls. Over time it merged with other cultures paying homage to their saints, martyrs, and beloved friends and relatives who had left this ..

3 Fall Leaf Peeping Destinations That Will Surprise You

Everyone knows the northeastern United States, especially Vermont, New Hampshire, and New York, are picturesque leaf-peeping destinations. A trip to one of the many quaint New England villages is a tried and true seasonal getaway ..

Celebrating a Birthday by Hiking in a National Park

I recently enjoyed a birthday trip planned by my son. All he told me was that we were going to start in Las Vegas and do some hiking and that we would return from a ..

7 Cruise Wonders of the World To Visit With Princess Cruises

The world is chock full of extraordinary sights that were created by nature, as well as humans. Deciding which ones to visit next or creating a bucket list is educational and exciting. It’s also quite ..

3 of the Best Places to Travel in September

As we say farewell to summer, it doesn’t mean your travels have to be over for the year. When the heat fades and the crowds lessen in the fall, some destinations are even more beautiful ..

My First GBTA Convention Absolutely Lived Up to the Hype

This year, I was delighted to be a recipient of a Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) funded Scholarship to attend my first GBTA Convention in Chicago, August 3-7. After years of hearing my colleagues talk ..

New Official Guidance for Animals in the Airplane Cabin

In 2018, U.S. airlines flew nearly a million animals in the airplane cabin. From an informal poll of the Covington staff, about half of the flights we’ve been on this summer had animals in the ..