Micronesia: Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering Savings, Second Diver Dives Free on Yap Package

If you are lucky, you may have seen a manta or two while diving, but in the waters off the island of Yap, it’s not uncommon to see a dozen or so 12-18ft wide mantas slowly going past you or...Read more

Thailand: Phulay Bay Names Carlos Tarrero as New General Manager

Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi, Thailand, has announced the appointment of Carlos Tarrero as the General Manager of Phulay Bay, the first property in the Reserve collection. Carlos previously held the title of Director of Operations at Phulay...Read more

Saskia Schuller Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing for Raffles Praslin, Seychelles

Saskia Schuller has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing, Raffles Praslin, Seychelles. Mrs. Schuller, a German native with 19 years of international experience in the hospitality industry, joins the Raffles family from Kerzner International’s Atlantis The Palm, Dubai. Mrs....Read more

Pacific Delight Tours Names Eric Oborski As New President

Officials at luxury tour specialist Pacific Delight Tours have announced the retirement of Larry Kwan, the company’s president since 2009, after a 50-year-plus career in the industry. He will be succeeded by Eric Oborski, former InConTra chief and founder, who...Read more

New East Coast-Based Sales Managers Boost Air New Zealand’s North American Presence

Air New Zealand has appointed two new East Coast based sales managers to the airline’s expanding North American staff. Erika Brum has been named Corporate Sales Account Manager for the Eastern United States, while Caroline Alberts joins the company as...Read more

Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering Last Minute Special on 7-Night Fiji Package from $3,150

Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas, a leader in dive travel, is offering dive packages to nearly 40 countries worldwide. Currently there are over 225 resorts and adventure operators along with 50 liveaboard dive vessels in their “Select Dive Destinations” program. Maduro is offering...Read more

The Best Way to See India? Choose the Right Travel Guide

My visit to India last month took place under a set of somewhat frenzied circumstances—getting my passport in order, obtaining a visa (a word to the wise: start as soon as possible)—but as it turned out, the most critical factor...Read more

Flying Air India’s Business Class: Felt Like First Class to Me

Stepping into the warm, inviting business class environment created by Air India, it’s easy enough to mistake where you are for the much smaller first class area of the plane. From the spicy red-orange carpets beneath your feet to the...Read more

India: Third International Goa Travel Mart Opens

The third international Goa Travel Mart took place in Goa, India on April 2-4, 2014 at the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, Taleigao. The inauguration ceremony was presided over by His Excellency, Governor of Goa, Shri. Bharat Vir Wanchoo, as...Read more

Lindblad Expeditions Inaugurate National Geographic Orion in New Zealand

The National Geographic Orion, the newest ship in the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic fleet, was formally inaugurated in Auckland, New Zealand this week. It marked the culmination of a year-long transition from Orion Expedition Cruises to Lindblad Expeditions. The inauguration ceremony...Read more