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Top 10 New Ships to Watch for in 2023

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The New Year comes with the anticipation of another exciting 12 months of new ship inaugurals, which will introduce design, technology, cruise lifestyle and environmental innovations that will shape the future of how we cruise. In 2023, $11 billion worth...

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How to Celebrate Year of the Rabbit in Hong Kong

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 Kung Hei Fat Choy! Millions of people around the world join in as many Asian countries celebrate the arrival of the Lunar or Chinese New Year, with colorful traditions designed to help ensure health, prosperity and good luck in the...

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This Alpine Resort Has the World's Highest Snow Maze

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Move over corn mazes! The winter version of the classic fall countryside activity is the snow maze. And one ski resort has laid claim to the highest alpine snow maze in the world. Colorado’s Copper Mountain snow maze opened mid-January,...

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Become a Certified "RumMaster" on the Caribbean Island with the Oldest Surviving Distillery

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There’s enjoying tropical rum cocktails when you’re in the Caribbean on vacation… then there’s becoming an actual “RumMaster.” Now you can spend a day with kindred ‘spirits’ immersing yourself in the history and the practice of rum on an island...

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Did you Know? The Leaning Tower of Pisa is... 'Straightening Up!'

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Will it soon be named the Perfectly Ordinary Tower of Pisa? Will the Tuscan city whose claim to fame is an off-kilter tower fall into obscurity without tourists keen to snap photos of themselves pretending to prop up the Tower...

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On the Night Train: How to Jump On Board One of European Travel’s Hottest Trends

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Europe is banning short hopper flights in a battle against emissions. The move is sparking a rail revival – and particularly a renaissance of night trains. This is something to celebrate, if you love rail journeys as much as we...

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Viking's Newest Ocean Ship Named by NASA Astronaut and Aquanaut Godmother

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Viking Neptune, the river and ocean cruise line’s newest ocean ship, has been ceremonially named by her godmother, retired NASA astronaut, aquanaut and artist, Nicole Stott. The ship’s naming ceremony was a highlight for its World Cruise guests.  Viking Neptune...

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Three New Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Let You Holiday in Style in Latin America

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Waldorf Astoria hotels’ name and hospitality still reflect its founding family, the legendary Astors, who for more than a century were the pinnacle of American high society. The Astor legacy of good living is expanding worldwide and especially in Latin...

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Tropical, Travel-Inspired Cocktails to Ring in Your New Year

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Mulled wine, snowballs, and spiked eggnog may headline the list of festive favorites for many cocktail drinkers, but why not switch it up and greet the New Year by projecting your tropical travel resolutions? Here are our picks of some...

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Made You Look: The Quirkiest, Most Creative Tourism Marketing Campaigns of 2022

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Now that we’re traveling again, destinations around the world have been wooing visitors back – with promotional videos from the weird to the wild to the wonderful that have been vying for the attention of international travelers like us. In...

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Pretty in Pink: Where to Meet the National Bird of the Bahamas

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The Caribbean flamingo is an iconic symbol of the tropics, with its vivid pink plumage standing out against a backdrop of turquoise waters, green palm leaves, and pastel-colored buildings. In the Bahamas, where it’s the national bird, flamingos have made...

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Mexico's Top 5 Archaeological Sites

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Break away from the beach and inject the wonder of history into your next vacation! Mexico’s ancient past comes alive at archaeological sites around the country that allow you to walk in the footsteps of the inhabitants of highly evolved...

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The Top 5 List of the World's Most Expensive Shopping Streets Just Got a Shakeup

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Travel and treating yourself to luxury shopping go hand in hand for many, so this year’s list of the world’s most expensive shopping streets may help you plan a retail therapy trip or holiday shopping spree for those loved ones...

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The Christmas Markets You Can't Miss on a Viking 'Christmas on the Rhine' River Cruise

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Viking has debuted a new river cruise that would make even the Grinch burst with Christmas spirit! And if you already love Christmas like I do, Viking’s new ‘Christmas on the Rhine' river cruise may be the ultimate way to...

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Why More and More People are Giving the Gift of Travel this Season

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‘Tis the season for good cheer, family togetherness and dreams coming true… and for us, that all adds up to travel. More than ever before, this may the year to give the gift of travel - to yourself or to your...

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