Author: luxebeat

Ocean and River Cruises: What’s Trending With Consumers

Share: CruiseCompete has released its CruiseTrends™ report for the month of March 2017. This report is sponsored by © EyeforTravel Ltd. It reads: We have mined our wealth of data to provide information on the most popular cruise trends among consumers, including the top ships, lines and travel dates for premium, luxury and river cruising. The CruiseTrends™ report for March 2017 is detailed below. To see more topics and data, please visit CruiseCompete’ s pressroom or click here to see the entire March 2017 report. Most Popular Cruise Lines (Based on the total number of quote requests for each cruise line in the given month) 1. Premium/Contemporary: Carnival Cruise...

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Namaste at a Dude Ranch

Share: Whereas it used to be a time to simply kick back and relax, many of today’s travelers are using vacations as a time to continue their normal health and fitness routines, or perhaps even try something new. Yoga, in particular, has never been more popular: since 2012, the number of practitioners in the U.S. has increased by 50 percent to over 36 million. More and more people are realizing the benefits of yoga, which range from stress relief to flexibility to overall well-being. Whether you are one of the 80 Americans that say they are likely to try...

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Hotels vs. Homes – New Choices for the Affluent Traveler

Share: From the environs to the service, travelers trust that a luxury hotel will meet (and exceed) expectation. On the flip side, fear of the unknown can prevent the well-heeled from exploring the vacation home rental process. Enter InvitedHome, a vacation rental business that has placed enormous emphasis – and designed safeguards – to protect the guest experience. This is an important point of differentiation for savvy travelers, with InvitedHome’s operations crafted by a former Four Seasons executive. Whether staying in a Colorado ski chalet or a beachfront Santa Barbara estate, travelers can trust that the quality of the...

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Winter Adventure in Saguenay

Share: Winter is the perfect time for the kids to burn off their energy outdoors in Saguenay, Quebec. It’s easy to get to, just 3 hours north of Quebec City or 2 hours’ flight from New York. In aboriginal Innu language, Saguenay means “where the water flows out”. The Saguenay region gives the kids an opportunity to practice their French and for the parents to indulge in French inspired cuisine. Some of the best winter activities in Saguenay include: snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dogsledding, ice skating and yes, petting wolves. The Canadian exchange rate works in our favor so you’ll effectively...

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Delectable French Biscuits

Share: Leader in the biscuit industry, the renowned French brand, La Mère Poulard, is offering its refined and delicious butter biscuits nationwide in a modern and vibrant color design. A symbol of French gastronomy, the buttery delicacies are renowned for their unique taste. Made from secret recipes dating the 19th century, the biscuits are baked with only natural ingredients. With no preservatives or artificial additives, non-GMO and vegetarian, they will delight every palate. “Based on the original recipes, we decided to develop the famous biscuits of la Mère Poulard 15 years ago,” says Eric Vannier, CEO of La Mère Poulard, “and gradually launch them on the...

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