What’s New in New Orleans

…d surrounding communities are bustling with October.  Here’s an update from the CVB. · The World Champion New Orleans Saints returned to the Superdome on September 9 for the 2010 regular season and defeated the Minnesota Vikings. Leading up to the game, the NFL hosted “The Krewe of NFL Kickoff Parade” and televised live the NFL Opening Kickoff 2010 to ring in its 91st season. According to overnight ratings data released by the Nielsen Compa…

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New York Wheel, Empire Outlets to Transform Staten Island Waterfront

…isitor experience – getting people to explore beyond the ferry terminal,” said Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company. “More than 54 million visitors come to New York City each year, and we want to get as many of them as possible to experience Staten Island – what makes it so uniquely New York City and what makes it its own destination.” “As the first and only outlet center in New York City, Empire Outlets will offer a unique and unpa…

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Sneak Peek: Pullman’s Chicago-New York Rail Journeys

Pullman Rail Journeys announces reservations are now open for inaugural bookings from Chicago to New York City beginning October 2014. These special rail journeys are a preview to the highly anticipated, weekly overnight service to New York City launching in the fall of 2015 with additional special departures planned earlier in the year.  The new route for Pullman expands on the company’s offerings comprised of weekly service between Chicago and…

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Little Extras Keep Tour Members Happy

…____________________________________________________________________________ In 25 years of planning motorcoach tours in Vermont and New England, I have seen a real change in what packages offer. With many changes in the industry I find that itineraries have to be unique and have those extra components that make people want to come back. Chris Donnelly, Sugar Tours, Inc./Creative Culinary Tours I operate many types of specialty tours, which make…

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Holiday Festivities to Brighten New York City

NYC & Company, the City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, has announced festivities for the 2014-2015 holiday season. From annual favorites like Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and New York City Ballet’s The Nutcracker to smaller, treasured celebrations like viewing Christmas lights in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, and the New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train show in the Bronx, New York City provides special experien…

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Mayflower Tours Debuts New 2013 Tours, New Brochures
Aug23

Mayflower Tours Debuts New 2013 Tours, New Brochures

The new 2013 North America Deluxe Escorted Holidays as well as the 2013 River Cruising and World Holidays brochures were just released by Mayflower Tours — 42 deluxe escorted holidays are featured. The North America brochure includes four new itineraries.  Among them are Alaska Grand Tour, New Orleans and Cajun Country, California Coastal Holiday, High Sierras and Gold Country. Six new itineraries in the 2013 River Cruising and World Holi…

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After Extensive New Development, Snowmass Village Is Better Than Ever
Oct14

After Extensive New Development, Snowmass Village Is Better Than Ever

…nture Center, the single largest capital investment in the history of Snowmass on the mountain and Aspen Skiing Company. The Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center defies comparison to any other childrens’ center in the nation. This unique 25,000 square foot, nature-themed facility offers summer programs such as mountainboarding and skateboarding, along with childcare, afternoon and evening activities for the whole family and new drop-in programs…

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Princess Expands 2011 New England-Canada Program

Princess is expanding Canada and New England Cruises in 2011 Princess Cruises will launch its largest Canada & New England program ever in 2011, with a new itinerary and an expanded season, offering nearly a 30 percent increase in capacity over the previous season. These summer cruises will sail between the line’s Caribbean sailings from New York, offering a selection of summer destinations from the “Big Apple.” The expanded Canada & Ne…

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