Category: North America

Missouri opens its first voco hotel

Missouri opens its first voco hotel

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of voco The Tiger Hotel in Columbia, Missouri, the brand’s fourth location in the Americas and first in the Midwest region. Inside a building credited as the first skyscraper between Kansas City and St. Louis, the newly-updated property offers guests a stay filled with character, history and thoughtful
Is this the future for accessing hotel rooms?

Is this the future for accessing hotel rooms?

A new video from Apple Inside shows how you can use a digital room key stored in Apple Wallet to access your hotel room. It looks to work a charm but they do warn that you shouldn’t expect to be able to open your hotel room door with your iPhone everywhere just yet. The 56-second
New River Gorge National Park and Preserve: 22 things to do in 2022

New River Gorge National Park and Preserve: 22 things to do in 2022

It’s been just over a year since New River Gorge reached the “Gold Standard” of being designated a national park, and excitement among visitors continues to increase. “For the first time that I can recall, the entire country seems to be talking about West Virginia – and Southern West Virginia in particular – as a
Top 50 spas in Canada

Top 50 spas in Canada

Travellers in Canada were drawn to the outdoors last year, as country, ocean, and mountain spa and wellness experiences proved the most popular. Spas of America’s annual ranking of consumer preferences found people sought out outdoor fresh air, outside of most cities, but close to home. Ontario captured the top three Canada Spas in 2021:
Historic bridge re-opens in the Florida Keys

Historic bridge re-opens in the Florida Keys

A section of the landmark Old Seven Mile Bridge, paralleling the famous Overseas Highway, has just reopened in the Florida Keys – once again allowing visitors to use it for cycling, walking, running, watching sunrises and sunsets and to access the historic island of Pigeon Key. The frequently photographed 2.2-mile section of the bridge reopened
Did you know that today is National Plan for Vacation Day?

Did you know that today is National Plan for Vacation Day?

National Plan for Vacation Day, celebrated on the last Tuesday of January (ie. today!), is a day that is designed to encourage Americans to plan their time off. In 2020, American workers left an average of 33% of their paid time off on the table according to the United States Travel Association, which is a
Win a luxury Winter trip to Whistler!

Win a luxury Winter trip to Whistler!

This is your chance to win a Winter trip to Whistler, Canada, in Tourism Whistler’s ‘The Thrill Runs Deep’ contest. The lucky winner will stay six nights in the heart of Whistler’s magnetic Village, just steps away from the gondolas. It’s your opportunity to ski unmatched alpine terrain, après alongside Whistler’s passionate community, soak up
Win a $10,000+ Los Angeles, CA theme park trip for 4!

Win a $10,000+ Los Angeles, CA theme park trip for 4!

Win a $10,000+ Los Angeles, CA theme park trip for four people! This amazing prize includes four tickets to Southern California’s largest theme park in Anaheim, CA, courtesy of DirecTV, a digital satellite service serving the USA. The prize also includes roundtrip travel, a 3-night hotel stay, a $1,000 bank card, a guided tour, and
Denver food halls deliver mile-high cuisine

Denver food halls deliver mile-high cuisine

Denver has turned into a food town for many reasons, including being a central air hub where visitors want to explore. One result is the vibrant food hall scene, the most expansive per capita in the U.S. Far beyond just sustenance, you can find unique and artistic mixes of food adventures, shopping, and fun activities.
Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. International travel expected to jump after Europe relaxes restrictions Some industry executives are predicting international travel will reach 90 percent
Hotspots and cool yachts: escape in 2022

Hotspots and cool yachts: escape in 2022

An extraordinary number of spectacular superyachts are available to charter worldwide with many people now looking to plan a summer getaway in 2022. Many of the most fabulous charter yachts can be found anchored either in the glorious coves of the Bahamas or the historical harbours of New England during the summer months, and it’s
Win a luxury trip to New York!

Win a luxury trip to New York!

You and a friend could be jetting off to New York with United Airlines, where you will enjoy three glorious nights at the W New York, Times Square, a luxury 5 star hotel, courtesy of Destinology. Take in the famous landmarks, go shopping and soak up the atmosphere of this unforgettable city that never sleeps.
Win a 7 night ultra-luxury cruise!

Win a 7 night ultra-luxury cruise!

Experience a 7-night ultra-luxury cruise for 2 onboard the brand new Regent Seven Seas Grandeur, sailing from Miami to Mexico and the Caribbean in 2023. Sister ship to Seven Seas Explorer and Seven Seas Splendor, Seven Seas Grandeur will host only 750 guests, providing an unrivalled and staff-to-guest ratio. Inspired by the past and stunningly
What's new in Mississippi

What's new in Mississippi

No other place embodies the heart and soul of the true South like Mississippi: From the Gulf Coast to the Delta, Mississippi has produced many of the world’s most renowned musical artists of all time. Tupelo, in the northeast, is where Elvis Presley was born and raised, and Meridian, the current home of Peavey Electronics
Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Which luxury island escape is right for you? Six new trips for 2022 Given we’ve been cooped up for months,
New USA and Canada spa openings in 2022

New USA and Canada spa openings in 2022

The year ahead is full of exciting new spa openings and wellness experiences waiting to be discovered in the USA and Canada. While the fate of winter lockdown and 2022 travel plans remain unknown for the time being, the good news is that we can still dream. While it’s difficult to list them all, Spas