Disney threw out the rule book with Rise of the Resistance

Disney threw out the rule book with Rise of the Resistance

ORLANDO — Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance was officially dedicated at Disney’s Hollywood Studios here on Wednesday.  Disney Parks chairman Bob Chapek led the ceremony in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.  The evening dedication — attended by Disney executives, media and travel…

How to take the ultimate trip to Mumbai

How to take the ultimate trip to Mumbai

There are plenty of reasons to visit Mumbai right now, starting with increased accessibility – Virgin Atlantic relaunched its London to Mumbai route in late October 2019, and the city’s metro system is also being expanded. Here’s our ultimate guide to India’s…

Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa welcomes first guests

Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa welcomes first guests

The all-new, all-inclusive Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa has opened its doors in the Indian Ocean. The latest addition to the Emerald Collection is located on Ra Atoll in the northern Maldives archipelago, comprising a 20-hectare private island with a wrap-around reef…

Disney Mickey and Minnie ride to deliver cartoon mayhem

Disney Mickey and Minnie ride to deliver cartoon mayhem

ORLANDO — Expect the unexpected when Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on March 4. That was the takeaway from lead Imagineers Kevin Rafferty and Charita Carter, the attraction’s creative director and creative producer, respectively. Rafferty and Carter…

Seattle's Fairmont Olympic to Renovate

Seattle's Fairmont Olympic to Renovate

Seattle’s landmark Fairmont Olympic Hotel will undergo a major renovation to the lobby, meeting spaces, and food & beverage outlets in the first half of 2020, the hotel announced in a press release Tuesday. The hotel will remain open for business during…

Villas of Distinction Expands Villa Inventory in Italy

Villas of Distinction Expands Villa Inventory in Italy

WHY IT RATES: Villas of Distinction is catering to the rise of tourism in Italy by providing additional villa options throughout the country. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor RELATED OFFERS DOUBLE DESTINATION DOLLARS: RECEIVE UP … Villas of … Cyber Week Sale: $2,000…

The best hotels in Oxford

The best hotels in Oxford

Where’s the university, people ask when they first visit Oxford. Truth is, it’s all around you, with 39 colleges scattered about town – just follow those famous dreaming spires. In the same way, the best hotels here aren’t the most obvious ones…

Radisson Americas president steps down

Radisson Americas president steps down

Radisson Hotel Group said its president of the Americas, Ken Greene, has resigned for personal reasons. Greene joined the company in 2017, when it was called Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Radisson Hotel Group is conducting a search for Greene’s replacement. Source: Read…