Category Archives: Travel

Hurtigruten Appoints Global Director, Charter & Incentive Sales

WHY IT RATES: Cao has more than 30 years of sales experience, 20 of which have been within the cruise industry. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Hurtigruten,

Passenger Reportedly Commits Suicide by Jumping From Cruise Ship

A 22-year-old passenger sailing on a Princess Cruises ship intentionally jumped from the vessel Monday and is believed to have died in the waters below. According to news.

Celebrate 45 Years of Fun with Funjet Vacations

WHY IT RATES: Travelers can save big and receive resort perks when booking a vacation this month.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor Funjet Vacations is celebrating its 45t

Enterprise Holdings to Acquire Deem

WHY IT RATES: Innovative, customer-focused solutions is what Enterprise has in mind for their travelers.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor RELATED OFFERS Weekend Getaway

Power Outage Causes Chaos at Wisconsin Airport

A power outage at a Wisconsin airport caused flight delays for several hours before being resolved at around noon Monday. According to, officials from Dane Count

Marriott Sets New Record for Growth in 2018

While the massive hack of its Starwood Hotels reservation system may have cast a pall over the end of 2018, Marriott International has just revealed that it closed-out las

Soccer Star Among Missing in Plane Crash Near Channel Islands

Search and rescue teams are looking for new Cardiff City soccer player Emiliano Sala after his plane went missing Monday night between France and England. MORE Airlines &a

Cruise Planners Leads the World in Sales for Sandals and Beaches Resorts

WHY IT RATES: Cruise Planners has proven to be the best of the best at the recent S.T.A.R. Awards. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor Cruise Planners, an American Express

Amtrak Vacations Announces Their Upgrade and Save Sale

WHY IT RATES: Couples can save up to $300 with Amtrak Vacations’ current sale.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor RELATED OFFERS 2019 ULTIMATE RAIL GETAWAYS A

Passengers Sue Carnival for Injuries From Ship Tilt

On October 28, 2018, the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship tilted sideways, causing tons of damage and giving passengers quite a scare. Now three of those passengers are suing

Russian Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Reported Hijacking Attempt

A Russian flight was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday after a disruptive passenger attempted to hijack the plane and demanded the captain divert to Afghanistan.

Tauck Will Launch New Riverboat on the Douro

Tauck will introduce a new riverboat on the Douro River in Portugal in 2020. The new ship, the ms Andorinha, will add three new itineraries to Tauck’s already extensive po

Experience Surfing and Wildlife With the Family in Costa Rica

1/10 Surf’s Up in Costa Rica As far as surfing destinations go, you’d be hard pressed to beat Costa Rica. With 1200 kilometers of coastline on both the P

NCL Honors Avoya Travel as 2018 Online Partner of the Year

WHY IT RATES: Avoya Travel played a huge role in Norwegian Cruise Line’s 2018 sales.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor RELATED OFFERS Improve Your Profitability, At

Central Holidays Meets Demand for Egypt Travel

WHY IT RATES: Interests in traveling to Egypt are on the rise, and Central Holidays is taking the initiative to keep up with the increase of travel to this destination.—Co

Beat the Winter Blues in These 20 Balmy Small Towns

1/21 Winter Escape Winter is here and it’s not so nice. The good news is there are a handful of quiet, warm-weather destinations ready to excite and ente

Cruise Planners Remains as #1 Travel Franchise to Own

WHY IT RATES: Travel agents can grow a successful business with Cruise Planners however it fits into their personal lives.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor For the 16th s

Couple Catches Strangers Having Sex in Their Cruise Cabin

Bobby and Mary Jackson boarded the Norwegian Jewel ship in October to take their dream cruise from Singapore to Thailand. Their excitement instantly turned to horror when