It’s that time of year when you start to feel blue with those dark winter days and chilly weather. What you need is some fun in the sun to enjoy, sand, surf, and relaxing. So grab your beach tote, sunglasses, and sunscreen- here are 4 winter cruise destinations that will help you beat those winter doldrums right now.Continue reading
By: Susan Fleitman, Travel Consultant; Kia Young, CTA and Senior Travel Consultant; and Pete Iznaga Jr, CTA and Senior Travel Consultant
Three co-workers embarked on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam for a 7 day Eastern Caribbean cruise. That’s not the first line of a well-worn joke, but the beginning of an amazing familiarization trip. Not only did we spend time getting to know each other, but we also got to learn about the Holland America brand.
Alaska cruises are magical experiences filled with wildlife sightings, incredible glaciers, and scenery to take your breath away. However, most cruise lines only explore the coastline and then turn back to port. For those who wish to dig deeper into Alaska and go further, Holland America’s Land+Sea Journeys brings you into Denali National Park and Preserve. Located well in the interior of Alaska, Denali is the best place to explore forests, frozen tundra, and glaciers while catching site of bears, eagles, Dall sheep, moose, and caribou. For easy access, just outside the gates of the park is Holland America’s resort in Alaska, McKinley Chalet Resort, with large yet intimate upscale accommodations. See why guests love the modern amenities and comfortable accommodations located right at the edge of the wilderness.Continue reading
When travelers hear the word “escorted tour” they almost automatically think of Europe. They love the stress free planning, the guidance of an expert travel director every step of the way and the unique itineraries that combines all the iconic, must see places with the behind the scenes destinations. Today, more and more travelers are joining escorted tours in the USA, for the same reasons they love guided vacations in Europe. Studies show that domestic vacations make up for 85% of the total vacations Americans take. Here are the top reasons travelers love escorted tours in the USA.
In 2000, Bernard Weber set up the New7Wonders project, which asked people to vote on the next 7 wonders of the world. By 2007, the movement gained momentum, and over 100 million people voted on the New 7 Wonders of the World representing global heritage. If these are on your bucket list, you can see all new 7 wonders of the world with Azamara Club Cruises.