A Guide to the Wineries of Mendoza

A Guide to the Wineries of Mendoza

Argentina is famous for its wine and the heart of wine country in Argentina is Mendoza, a region that produces 70 percent of the country’s supply. Mendoza is a semi-arid desert and yet it’s thriving vineyards place Argentina as the 5th largest producer of wines in the world. Perhaps known best for producing rich malbec…

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The Carnival Valor cruises off Miami on the Atlantic Ocean. Sailing on year-round, weekly alternating eastern and western Caribbean cruises, the 952-foot-long cruise ship accommodates almost 3,000 guests and is the first ship in Carnival's fleet to offer full wireless internet access in all public areas including cabins. (Photo by Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Lines)

The Carnival Valor Receives a Makeover: Introducing New Dining Options!

In preparation for its new year-round program of three- and four-day voyages from Port Canaveral kicking off later this year, Carnival Valor has undergone an extensive renovation that added a variety of popular dining and bar concepts, including Guy’s Burger Joint, RedFrog Pub, SkyBox Sports Bar, RedFrog Rum Bar, BlueIguana Tequila Bar and Alchemy Bar. The new…

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Traveling and Technology: The Two Go Hand in Hand

Ten years ago, the typical international traveler would most likely be equipped with guides, maps, language-to-language books, laptop, and a camera or two. Today, a smartphone and tablet computer are likely to replace all of the above for the millions of globetrotters out there. The evolution of technology is a beautiful thing, especially when it…

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Check Out the New Benefits of the Choice Privileges Program by Choice Hotels

Check Out the New Benefits of the Choice Privileges Program by Choice Hotels

If you’re a frequent traveler, then you know the importance of registering for hotel rewards programs such as Choice Privileges by Choice Hotels. It seems that lately, hotel rewards programs are reducing their benefits, leaving travelers disappointed and confused…we’ve been LOYAL! Why penalize us for our loyalty? Well, Choice Hotels is bucking this unfortunate trend and…

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10 Awesome Facts about the Key West Songwriters Festival #SeizetheKeys

The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s 21st Annual Key West Songwriters Festival, in association with Visit Florida, Deep Eddy Vodka and the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, is quickly approaching, and here’s a list of facts you may not have known about this truly unique festival! 10 Awesome Facts about the Key West Songwriters Festival Slated…

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Enhanced Gourmet Pizza Menu by Top Chicago Chef at Mexico’s Velas Vallarta

Mexico’s family-friendly, all-suites Velas Vallarta offers guests an expansive gourmet pizza menu, overseen by top Chicago Italian chef Dino Romanucci. Included in the nightly rate, the 24-hour suite service features a menu of 13 options, perfect for families retreating from the beach or a late night snack following a nightly cocktail tasting, the latest addition…

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