all-inclusive

What is the Definition of All-Inclusive?

The Browns and the Greens returned from their friends-cation singing the praises of their all-inclusive resort. They enjoyed frosty cocktails poolside, watersports at the beach, sumptuous buffet meals, and a nightly dance party. It was ..

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Is the Caribbean Open for Business After the Hurricanes?

As you are undoubtedly aware, savage hurricanes Irma and Maria took a heavy toll on parts of the Caribbean this fall. The devastation is heartrending and tallies in the billions. So do you need to ..

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culinary tour

This is What to See and Do on a Culinary Tour of Ireland

When we think of Ireland, it traditionally conjures up images of rolling hills in a million shades of green, the tinkling of sheep’s bells, and the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. But your mouth may ..

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Luggage Free

How to Pack Heavy Yet Travel Light with Luggage Free

You’ve planned a lovely self-drive trip through Scotland, including playing at the holy grail of golf, St. Andrews, but how are you going to manage to lug your clubs around in that wee car until ..

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Viking Cruises Fleet

This is How the Viking Cruises Fleet Is Growing

As Viking Cruises marks its 20th anniversary this year, it’s making quite a splash by continuing an aggressive growth strategy. But more ships has not diminished the quality of the Viking experience one bit. In ..

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This is Why the Pitti Palace in Florence is a Must-See

Florence, Italy is known as the birthplace of the Renaissance and is overflowing with centuries of history and unequaled art and architecture. The size of the magnificent terracotta-tiled Duomo is certain to take your breath ..

See Northern Ireland from the Perspective of Westeros

Can we agree that any self-respecting Game of Thrones® addict would jump at the opportunity to explore the real-world Westeros? Well, Northern Ireland is home to more Seven Kingdoms locations than anywhere else. Follow this ..

How to Improve Your Wellbeing with Oceania and Canyon Ranch

The award-winning Canyon Ranch wellness resorts focus on healthy living and positive changes to your life. Oceania Cruises brings that inspiring philosophy on board their ships with a multifaceted beauty and wellness program, in cooperation ..

3 Culinary Events that Will Make You Drool

Travel and food have a natural and indelible relationship. The food of a place is a culmination of the native ingredients, flavors, and traditions – so sampling the local cuisine gives us insight into the ..

This is How the Power of Meetings Benefits Organizations

Which industry would you guess contributes more to the U.S. gross domestic product – motion pictures, spectator sports or meetings and events? Some might be surprised to find out that the meetings industry is the ..

This is How One Small Town Shined During the Eclipse

Even in the globally-connected, technology-infused 21st century, the small towns of America retain a special character that harkens back to simpler times. There are no rush hour traffic jams. Neighbors care for each other in ..

Everything You Need to Know About Royal Caribbean Weddings

Congratulations! You’re engaged! Now begins the exciting time of planning the wedding of your dreams. Imagine sealing your commitment to one another with a romantic sunset sinking into the sea as a back drop. Or ..

Reviews of 7 Cuban Hotels that Will Make You Want to Visit

If you’ve ever traveled with a travel advisor, you’ve undoubtedly heard, “Let’s just pop into this hotel and have a look around the lobby.” Or maybe, “I’d like to have lunch at so-and-so hotel to ..

These Overwater Bungalows Will Make You Want to Ditch Your 9-to-5

Once upon a time, back in the late 1950s, there were three young men who shared an apartment in Newport Beach, California. They worked as a stock broker, an attorney, and a salesman; all three ..

This is What You Need to Know about American Travel to Cuba

In July, 11 Covington staff representing our Business Travel, Meetings & Events, and Vacation Travel divisions traveled together to Cuba. During the planning and execution of the trip, we gleaned some first-hand tips to pass ..