Hawaii Ceases Tourism Amid Pandemic

Hawaii Ceases Tourism Amid Pandemic

Honolulu officially joined many worldwide tourist destinations in quarantine this weekend after officials enforced new measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus on Thursday. In addition to urging residents to stay at home, anyone arriving in Hawaii must undergo a mandatory…

Disneyland and Walt Disney World Closed Until Further Notice

Disneyland and Walt Disney World Closed Until Further Notice

Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts will remain closed until further notice the company said in a statement. “As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by health experts and government officials, Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney…

Kid centric stay at the Sheraton Grand Rio

Kid centric stay at the Sheraton Grand Rio

During lunch at the Sheraton Grand Rio’s Casarao steakhouse, I stood face to face with cupcakes topped with blue frosting plus other sweets featuring meringue toadstools. But I opted for chocolate bonbons called brigadeiro, a kids party favorite in Brazil. The Sheraton’s…

AMResorts Blue Diamond close properties

AMResorts Blue Diamond close properties

AMResorts has closed its resorts in the Caribbean and Mexican-Caribbean region, with tentative reopening dates ranging from May 8 to June 1, depending upon health protocols and guidelines in each destination. The resorts span six brands, covering Zoetry, Secrets, Dreams, Now, Breathless…

Keeping the dream alive

Keeping the dream alive

The world is closing its borders to fight the spread of Covid-19, and Africa is no exception. South Africa went into complete lockdown at midnight on March 26. All borders as well as the airspace will be closed with the sole exception…

South Africa postpones travel trade shows

South Africa postpones travel trade shows

South Africa’s most popular travel trade shows, including World Travel Market Africa and Travel Indaba, have been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Travel Indaba was originally scheduled for the beginning of May. A future date for Africa’s Travel Indaba will be…