This Is What You Can Do in The Maldives

Imagine a tiny private island ringed with a soft sandy beach, surrounded by sparkling turquoise water and colorful coral reefs below. Now imagine an archipelago of 1,190 islands and atolls lying in the Indian Ocean ..

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6 Authentic Experiences on Maui That Will Make You Smile

Although the Hawaiian Islands enjoy very consistent weather throughout the year, the warm temperatures and tropical beauty seem even better when you’re escaping the cold. This winter, Melanie Bianco from Covington Meetings & Events got ..

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windstar cruises

This Is What Windstar Cruises Latest Updates Will Do for You

Windstar Cruises embodies a unique culture among the vast array of cruise options available today. The first, most obvious characteristic that influences your cruise experience aboard Windstar is their small ships. With each of the ..

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What Travelers Need to Know About COVID-19 Coronavirus

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of a new respiratory illness that was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The virus is a ..

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hotel tipping

Here Are Reliable Guidelines for Hotel Tipping in the U.S.

Have you ever been in a quandary over how much to tip at a hotel when traveling? If so, you’re not alone. We tend to not discuss hotel tipping in the U.S. because tipping has ..

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17 Outstanding Museums in Europe That You Need to Visit

Museums inspire and enlighten visitors in untold numbers of ways. Artworks stimulate our imagination. History arouses curiosity. Beauty makes us feel happy. Visiting a museum lets us learn at our own pace about information that ..

This is How You Can Join the Fight to End Human Trafficking

Most travel-related articles paint delightful pictures of scenic beauty and dreams fulfilled. This one has considerably darker overtones – but please don’t stop reading! As a traveler, it’s important that you know about this issue. ..

Here Are Expert Suggestions for Epic Vacations in 2020

If you’ve got the travel bug, our vacation advisors have plenty of advice on where to go. We’ve personally visited many of the most intriguing, exotic, and remarkable places in the world. We also forge ..

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 ..

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, ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

5 of the Best Winter Festivals in U.S. Ski Areas

Snowsports lovers rejoice! The season of winter festivals is coming around again. If you like to bundle up tight and get outside in the crisp air and new-fallen snow, we’ve got five of the best ..

W Costa Rica Brings Bold Style to the Serene Paradise

In late September, I had the fortunate opportunity to return to Costa Rica and visit the W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal for the first time. Costa Rica means “rich coast” in Spanish, and it ..