We’ve just returned from Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas, where we had the opportunity to catch up with industry peers from across the globe and gather exclusive information about upcoming hotel openings, buzzworthy destinations, and more.
In the bustling metropolis of Taipei, where modernity intertwines with tradition, the district of Wanhua stands as a living testament to the city’s rich history. Join us as we discover the captivating tapestry of Wanhua, offering a glimpse into Taipei’s past and present, all within a single day.
Set sail on the Aqua Mare for an island-hopping adventure in the Galápagos, where the excitement of a 12-year-old first-time snorkeler meets the anticipation of seasoned travelers. Aqua Expeditions’ Aqua Mare promises a week of luxurious comforts and thrilling wildlife encounters, making it a journey worth skipping school for. With expert guides and a blend of adventure and luxury, this Galápagos cruise offers a unique and unforgettable escape for travelers of all ages.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is set to unveil its third Explorer Class vessel, the Seven Seas Grandeur, this fall, promising an elevated level of luxury cruising. The ship will feature stunning design elements, from art deco vibes in the Observation Lounge to serene spa spaces. With a multimillion-dollar art collection, lavish suites, and innovative culinary experiences, Seven Seas Grandeur is poised to redefine luxury travel, offering passengers an unforgettable voyage that combines opulent décor, exceptional dining, and immersive culinary arts classes.
Discover the renaissance of North America’s oldest Chinatown, San Francisco’s iconic culinary destination. After a challenging year, the neighborhood is slowly reemerging, offering a vibrant mix of alleyways, shops, and public art. With a blend of traditional favorites and new arrivals like the chic Empress by Boon and Lion’s Den Bar & Lounge, Chinatown remains a dynamic and welcoming community with delicious offerings to explore.
Markos Chaidemenos, managing director of Santorini’s Canaves Oia and Virtuoso’s newly crowned hotelier of the year, shares what he’s been loving lately.
Reading: Educated by Tara Westover.
Dreaming of: My upcoming travel plans include Mexico and Miami, and I’ll finish the season with a couple of days going around my neighborhood of islands in the South Aegean.
We hope you enjoyed the information shared in our our September Journal. If you’d like to explore one of these destinations, we would love to assist you with a quote. If you have any other questions, we’d love to help.