Did you play golf this summer? Where's your favorite vacation spot to play? Here's some favorites listed in Virtuoso Life's June issue. [photo credit] This photo was taken by Gleneagles’ PGA Centenary Course in Scotland! READ MORE
Four Great Hotels for Summer Stargazing
Into stargazing? Enjoy private verandas for night-sky viewing at Longitude 131° in Australia. Every other night, the resort’s astronomy team joins guests for stargazing after a sunset dinner atop the dunes, and sleeping under the stars is encouraged: Staff set up king-size swags (sleeping bags) on your veranda’s daybed. READ MORE
IF YOU’RE NOT USING THE TRIPCASE APP, YOU’RE SERIOUSLY MISSING OUT
TripCase is a free itinerary management app that gives over 30 million travelers each year a single place to organize their trips details.
Its powerful technology seamlessly connects to 50+ airlines and 110,000+ travel companies to deliver the right itinerary information at just the right time. We're huge fans- so we thought you might enjoy some insider tips.
Educational Activities at These Hotels “Classrooms”
Did you know that the 43-room Casa Angelina on Italy’s Amalfi Coast, you can sign up for a session with local potters from Ceramiche Parlato to decorate and glaze your own ceramic tiles, which is a signature of this region? Find out about 7 hotels where kids and adults can learn. READ MORE
Virtuoso's Portfolio of nearly 1,300 Hotels
You’ll find noteworthy trends -- namely, how hotels have evolved from places to sleep to the centerpiece of a trip -- and insightful articles like managing editor Marika Cain’s interview with three industry executives on what makes a welcoming hotel. READ MORE
Travel Tips for Backpackers, Campers and Fishers
Getting ready for some outdoor getaways? You will want to take a look at this TSA guide if you’re flying to your camping/hiking/fishing destination. READ MORE
Urban Wellness: 5 Great City Spas
Wellness optoins are becoming part of destination travel. Here, five hotel sanctuaries elevate spa-ing in the city. READ MORE
What's Your Travel Personality?
Have you been wondering where to travel next? With 27 Ports of call, 6 countries and 4 rivers, Uniworld has provided an entertaining travel brochure laying out fabulous experiences around the world that cater to styles that might intrigue you to venture beyond your wildest dreams! READ MORE
6 Wellness Trends for 2018
Anything from medical testing and sleep therapy, to a journey of finding solace and healing, wellness travel might have been a niche trend, but has now become the ever growing popularity of hotel programs, retreats and specials: the category is here to stay. READ MORE
Travel Tips for Divers
TSA has written some good tips on traveling with scuba gear. If you find yourself traveling this year to your favorite scuba destination you may want to check this out. READ MORE
More than 40 of the 70 Caribbean hotels and resorts in the Virtuoso portfolio are once again welcoming guests, and even more are planning to reopen later this year. We’re calling it a comeback, but the fact is, nearly three-quarters of the region was unaffected by 2017’s hurricane season, and many islands that received only a glancing blow were back in business soon thereafter. We’ll show you where to go now – and how to support ongoing recovery efforts. READ MORE
Effecient Packing Cubes
Packing Tip: Roll your clothing to save room on packing. Use each Cube for a different clothing type (aka jeans or sweaters) and peek through the mesh top to quickly identify what’s in each bag. Check out eagle creek packing organzers and let us know how they work for you on your next trip! SHOP HERE
Choosing the right location and lodge are key to a peak ski getaway, especially when you’re short on time. Virtuoso Traveler magazine shares close-to-home mountain resorts that rise to the occasion. READ MORE
Luggage Tag that keeps Tabs
When you travel, lose yourself—not your luggage. We found this "Away X Tile Luggage Tag" that we think is well worth the $30. Inside this tag is a Tile Slim that will help keep tabs on your bag wherever it goes. It's that simple. Shop Here
Where to Travel in 2018
Wondering where to travel in 2018? Virtuoso Traveler Magazine gives advice. Experience the "Dragon Kingdom" located in the Himalaya's eastern end, or Australia's "Outback of the Outback"....or maybe a rooftop tour of Saint Petersburg in Russia during the FIFA World Cup in June & July! READ MORE
Travel Scarf Turns Into A Pillow
Would you like the comfort of a pillow but don't like to carry the bulky thing around? Try the convertible Travel Pillow Infinity Scarf. It appears to be a stylish infinity scarf but hides an inflatable pillow to make travel more comfortable! Check it out at Uncommon Goods webstore!
Security Companion: Travel Door Alarm
When you travel, security is top of mind for many. This little gadget will give a high-pitched alarm sound if the door is opened. It's as simple as hanging the alarm from the doorknob then inserting the sensor in between the door and the door jam. Visit the makers of this handy gadget at campmor.com
Travel Gear with a Statement
If you have travel buffs in the family or friends that travel often, airportag.com has some of the cutest gear around! Maybe this holiday season you can surprise your family with travel gear to announce the big trip? Go check it out! It's fun stuff!
Best of the Best: 2017 Virtuoso Winners
Virtuoso travel advisors voted on the top wellness program, dining experience, newcomer, and more in our 11th annual hotel awards. READ MORE
Copy of Top Festive Christmas Markets
Are you looking for something a little different for the Christmas season? Romantic Salzburg - Berlin - Eurostar, Paris are just a few of the most festive Christmas markets in Europe according to A&K staff. READ MORE
UPDATE: RESTRICTIONS ON LARGE ELECTRONIC DEVICES DURING FLIGHTS HAVE BEEN LIFTED
Good news! New security measures added at international airports now allow laptop computers, tablets and other large electronic devices back in the cabins of all flights into the United States. In late March 2017, The Department of Homeland Security announced that the United States would be banning electronics on direct flights from the Middle East region, regardless of citizenship. READ MORE
Traveling Outside Your Comfort Zone
Geoffrey Kent, founder, chairman, and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent says “I truly believe that if we were to travel more, there would be less conflict in this world. Whether it’s a country where you don’t speak the language or a place where you can’t drink the water, it opens your mind.” READ MORE
Light as a Feather Travel Shoes
Wait, merino wool for shoes? As it turns out, this incredibly practical textile is a temperature regulating, moisture wicking, oder minimizing, washable wonder of nature. Even better, they are made with love for the environment. READ MORE
Avoiding an out of sync body clock
Meet the Jet Lag Calculator! Jet lag is a human condition that is characterized by various psychological and physiological effects (such as fatigue and irritability), which occurs following long flight through several time zones, and probably results from disruption of circadian rhythms in the human body. The Jet Lag Calculator uses a combination of sleep time adjustment and light exposure to come up with a customized plan for each person. Try using it at least three days before you fly!
Tips for Faster Air Travel & Getting Through TSA Delays
Did you know that at the beginning January 22, 2018, the final phase of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's "REAL ID Act" will require all state-issued drivers' licenses to include "machine-readable technology" or chips to mitigate the number of air and cruise passengers using counterfeit forms of ID to pass through security? READ MORE