Author Archive for Eric Hrubant

Eric Hrubant is a 20+ year travel industry veteran and owner and president of CIRE Travel, a corporate and leisure travel agency. Eric and his team of agents use their A-list connections to deliver an exceptional, concierge-like travel experience. Vacations, honeymoons, business trips and once-in-a-lifetime bucket list journeys...CIRE does it all. CIRE has offices in New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, Washington DC and Kennebunkport, Maine and serves clients across the country and around the world.

My 10 favorite luxury hotels in Charleston, South Carolina

My 10 favorite luxury hotels in Charleston, South Carolina

We all see Charleston continue to make many of the “best of” lists, and it’s clearly a favorite for a lot of tourists. Before Covid, the city was seeing well over seven million visitors each year, and since all of these people need places to stay, I wanted to share 10 of my favorite luxury […]

My 6 favorite Napa Valley experiences

My 6 favorite Napa Valley experiences

Luxury travel isn’t just my business, it’s my passion.  This past year has been a challenge on both fronts, but finally, we’re seeing a light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to hitting the road again.  One of the first places I hope to visit is California’s Napa Valley: exceptional dining, private […]

My favorite golf resorts for non-golfers in the American South

My favorite golf resorts for non-golfers in the American South

For golfers and non-golfers alike, these three southern golf resorts provide a perfect luxury getaway. I must begin by stating that I’m not a golfer. I love looking at golf courses, and I’m a fan of the stylish outfits all the golfers wear these days, but a golfer, I am not. That said, golf resorts […]

5 favorite luxury hideaways in Mexico

5 favorite luxury hideaways in Mexico

There’s no denying that this is a tricky time to think about travel, plan travel and execute a stress-free vacation. However, for many of us needing to steal a few days (or weeks) to get away and escape our quarantine locations, Mexico has a ton of great offerings waiting for us when we’re ready to […]

The best way to spend a long weekend in Chicago

The best way to spend a long weekend in Chicago

Short on time? That doesn’t mean you can’t make an escape to take a much-needed break from everyday life. In fact, you can pack plenty of luxury into a weekend if you plan accordingly. The trick is to spend as little time traveling and as much time enjoying yourself as possible, because when time is […]

6 luxury vacation ideas to quell your wanderlust right now

6 luxury vacation ideas to quell your wanderlust right now

If quarantine has you itching to leave your four walls, we can relate. The truth is, the only cure for wanderlust is travel, but that can feel like a daunting feat right now. The good news is, with approved vaccines being distributed and as borders, businesses, and accommodations begin to re-open, our options are broadening, […]

9 ways to find unpretentious luxury in Brooklyn, New York

9 ways to find unpretentious luxury in Brooklyn, New York

For fellow world explorers, travel bans and restrictions haven’t killed the travel bug — in fact, it’s probably “bugging” you more than ever before! But even though all the corners of the world may not be at your fingertips just yet, there’s still plenty of exploring to do. I asked my colleague, Esther Klijn, a […]