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Wellness Travel #TWchats

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#TWchats is ready to explore Wellness Travel Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 3 p.m. Eastern, Noon Pacific.  Wellness travel has been taking the industry by storm, particularly as upscale resorts and spas move from pampering treatments to a more holistic interpretation of well-being and health, tour companies include yoga retreats and mindful eating and ships expand their spa programs. We’ll tweet […]

Wellness Travel

Wellness Travel: Cruise Ship Dining for People with Diet Restrictions

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What you need to know about Cruising with Allergies or Dietary Restrictions Via Cruise Lines International Association  (WASHINGTON, August 9, 2016) – According to research, an estimated 15 million Americans have food allergies, with even more adhering to dietary limitations ranging from gluten-free to vegan. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Cruise Line Members make accommodating food restrictions a priority to allow guests […]

Crystal Cruises New Homepage

Crystal Cruises new website

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Buzz: Crystal Cruises updates their website. Crystal Cruises announced that they have redesigned their website. The website offers three new features to offer visitors access to tools to help theim search. The new website is another example of another exciting experience offereed by the luxury cruise line. Exloration and Discovery Tools to help people search for their ideal Crystal Crusies […]

Royal Caribbean introduces its newest and most technologically advanced  cruise ship Anthem of the Seas.Pool Deck at sunset

(Video): Be a Hotel Director on a Ship for a Day

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A Day in the Life of a Royal Caribbean Hotel Director “Preparing for a Smooth Sailing: A Day in the Life of a Royal Caribbean Hotel Director.” The hotel director on Royal Caribbean sees to every detail that impacts the guest experience. Watch as Hotel Director, Gary Davies, gives a behind-the-scenes look at managing the day-to-day operations onboard Anthem of the Seas to ensure a memorable vacation for […]

S.S. Antoinette in Speyer, Germany.

Cruise News: Uniworld appoints Ellen Bettridge as President and Chief Executive Office

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The Buzz: New CEO at Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Uniworld Names Ellen Bettridge New President and CEO: Bettridge succeeds Guy Young, who will enjoy a new promotion. From Twitter: Tweets about Ellen Bettridge Via Faceook Search Note: Not that much on Facebook, but a nice archive of the various positions Ellen Bettridge has held over the last decade. She […]

Bay of Kotor

Best of Summer Travel

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Best in Summer Travel Adventures Summer travel means time for a Happy Dance! Just in case you missed the fun at #TTOT, I have prepared a recap of the Twitter chat.   Questions: Via @iamvagabond: Tell us about your best summer travel adventure? #TTOT via @HolidayGuideHHG:  What makes a good summer adventure and why? #TTOT via @CharlesMcCool: What is […]

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The Cats of Kotor, Montenegro

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Why are there so many cats in Kotor? It will not take visitors to Kotor, Montenegro to notice the many cats roaming the streets of the walled city situated on the Bay of Kotor. The cats have their own museum dedicated to them and a lot of doting residents who live side-by-side with these animals. While walking around the Old City […]