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The New Definition of Luxury Travel

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There is a change in how people are viewing luxury travel. What was once defined by upscale appointments such as marble bathrooms, plunge pools, and high-end entertainment systems, is now more centered around experiences.

Travelers are seeking to enrich their bodies and minds through luxury experiences. Their motives are more spiritual and emotional rather than the need for flashy amenities and rich physical features. People are looking to vacation and experience creative, physical, and mental fulfillment.

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Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week 2017

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National Travel and Tourism Week

National Travel and Tourism Week is officially underway. These series of days celebrate our industry by promoting the importance of travel and its positive impact on not only the U.S. economy, but the world as well.

Curated by the U.S. Travel Association, the theme of this year’s national tourism week is the “Faces of Travel”. This event encourages national travel and tourism as a way to celebrate all the people who give the industry life, while also advocating the exploration of our great country and the world.

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2017 International Travel Trends Report Increase

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The numbers for international inbound travel to the U.S. posted strong numbers in January 2017, according to the latest Travel Trends Index (TTI) created by the U.S. Travel Association.

While the numbers for the first quarter of international travel statistics will be released sometime in April, the most recent TTI is promising, showing a year-over-year growth rate of 7.8%. This is a continuation of a months-long streak of unforeseen growth and defying consistent projections of decline. What’s more, the TTI’s score for the Current Travel Index (CTI) is the highest that it’s been since May 2014.

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Florida Travel Guide: Destin

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This post is the fifth in a series of travel guides for vacation destinations across the great state of Florida. For quality accommodations throughout the Sunshine State, browse our Florida timeshare resales and Florida timeshare rentals and relish in the savings!

A gem on the Emerald Coast of Florida, Destin is a beachside destination that’s sure to please any traveler. Rich with sandy shores, pristine golf courses, and incredible fishing opportunities, this is a Florida hot spot you’ll want to experience for yourself.

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Destination Spotlight: Maple Sugaring Season in Vermont

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Maple Sugaring Season

While New Englanders are (barely) warming up at the dawn of the spring season, those growing temperatures are already working their magic out in the woods of Vermont. Many travelers looking to vacation in a place that is scenic as well as informative will be hard-pressed to find a better place to go than maple sugaring season Vermont.

Among the beautiful groves of trees in Vermont’s wooded towns, the Green Mountain state features over a thousand sugar houses. In 2016, maple sugaring season in Vermont produced nearly 2 million gallons of syrup in 2016, 47% of the country’s maple syrup. The industry is just as rich as the sap; Vermonters are proud of their sugarmakers and products which makes Vermont maple sugaring season travel all the more exciting for newcomers and veteran tappers alike!

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