traveling with seniors

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 ..

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Why you should book hotels with Covington

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 ..

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gift of travel

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 ..

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thankful

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 ..

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Colonial Williamsburg Resorts

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 ..

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A Sahara Camp in Morocco is an Adventure of a Lifetime

Let me begin by confessing that a visit to Morocco has been on my bucket list for years and nothing short of riding camels into the mighty Sahara desert for an overnight in a Sahara ..

Is The Ritz-Carlton, Naples the Most Luxurious Golf Resort?

Located in the southwest tip of Florida, The Ritz-Carlton, Naples is known around the world as one of the grandest and most opulent resorts for golfing vacations. The Ritz-Carlton, Naples also packs a considerable punch ..

How to See the Medieval Beauty of Granada Spain

Spain is a land of amazing beauty and wonderful, astonishing places. While modern-day Spain is a coherent whole nation, many parts of Spain have a separate history that is well worth exploring. One of the ..

When is Shoulder Season and Why Should You Care?

Millions of people travel over the holidays. That’s not shoulder season. Families flock to the Caribbean during spring break. That’s not shoulder season. New Orleans during Mardi Gras? Nope, even though there are so many ..

3 Sensational Fall Getaways That Are Sure to Delight

Are you dreaming of escaping your daily routine to experience something fun and different? If you enjoy destinations with a unique character and temperate climate, look no further than these three cities for a memorable ..

10 Royal Caribbean Ships To Be Royal Amplified By 2020

Royal Caribbean is on a mission to create even more ‘WOW moments’ for guests by amping up the onboard experience. This bold project is so broad they are not even calling it a fleet modernization. ..

The Case of the Mysteriously Shrinking Seat

These days, planes are fuller than ever, rarely taking off with an empty seat. Is that why flying feels so crowded now or did the seats actually shrink? Let’s take a look at the numbers ..

This is What Made a Princess Cruisetour the Perfect Friendscation

What do you call college friends getting together 40 years after graduation to travel together? A “Friendscation!” Our latest Travelers’ Tale is the story of eight NC State grads who reconnected on a Princess Cruisetour ..

This is Why Seeing Mountain Gorillas Was So Amazing

Covington adventure travelers Valerie and Kyle have visited all seven continents, including African expeditions in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. For many years, gorilla trekking was on their bucket list so this year, to celebrate ..

11 Tips to Make Your Vacation Photos Amazing

Each vacation experience is a once-in-a-lifetime event. Even if you return to a favorite place and do the same things, it will never be exactly the same. Maybe the kids are older, the weather is ..