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Scenic Luxury Cruises to Feature Celebrity Chef Bryan Voltaggio for Two Specialty Culinary Sailings

Top Chef alumnus and James Beard Award semi-finalist Chef Bryan Voltaggio will return for two specialty culinary cruises on Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours in 2023 and 2024. Following his sold-out South of France river cruise in 2022, Chef Voltaggio will bring his distinctive culinary style back to the Scenic fleet starting with the ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht Scenic Eclipse for a

Celebrity Chef Ben Robinson to Join Emerald Cruises for Two Culinary Yacht Sailings

Celebrity chef Ben Robinson, known for his numerous appearances on Bravo TV’s Below Deck reality series, has partnered with Emerald Cruises on two culinary-themed sailings onboard the company’s 100-guest luxury yachts, Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara.  Chef Robinson will provide his distinctive culinary style to two eight-day sailings: first in the Mediterranean onboard Emerald Cruises’ Coastal Gems of Italy and Croatia sailings, which depart

Celebrity Cruises Launches Preview Sailings for New Ship Ascent

Celebrity Cruises is providing travelers with two exclusive preview sailings before the official maiden voyage of the brand-new Celebrity Ascent, the fourth ship in the industry-transforming Edge Series. The two new sailings include a four-night Western Caribbean itinerary departing Port Everglades on November 22, 2023, and taking guests to Cozumel, Mexico, over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Palm Beach’s Colony Hotel Celebrates 75th Anniversary With Grand Redesign

A monkey with a martini in hand. A dog climbing a lemon tree. When I mention to a friendly staffer that the wallcoverings in Palm Beach’s newly redesigned Colony Hotel remind me of the title sequence of The White Lotus, he smiles. “Everyone says that.” Then it’s my turn to smile. Standing in the lobby

Celebrity Cruises Earns Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

Celebrity Cruises, the Miami-based cruise line offering a fleet of Relaxed Luxury resorts at sea, became the first ocean cruise line to earn the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) Star Awards. The honor features an exclusive group of fewer than 20 land-based properties with over 1,000 rooms worldwide to ever receive the coveted recognition. FTG

Nature Meets Art at the AC

The team at AC Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach recently marked the one-year anniversary of its opening with a Broward County first. During a late-afternoon ceremony, AC unveiled a dramatic handmade mural outside its entrance created with preserved natural moss and wood. The moss mural—brought to life by artist Paloma Teppa, founder and creative director of

Virgin Voyages: Adults Only

In the years leading up to the delivery of its first ship in February 2020, Scarlet Lady, the question wasn’t if and when Virgin Voyages would make a splash in the highly competitive cruise industry. It was how the brand helmed by British billionaire Richard Branson would distinguish itself in a market brimming with established

Kimpton Shorebreak Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort Opens

The newly rebranded Kimpton Shorebreak Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort recently opened to provide guests with an elevated experience and updated programming inspired by the original Kimpton Shorebreak Huntington Beach Resort. The new boutique hotel, formerly Kimpton Goodland, offers a vibrant atmosphere with an art deco flair. The resort will enable guests to experience varied entertainment options with

Hillsboro Beach Resort to Offer Wellness Retreat Package

Hillsboro Beach Resort and local wellness guru Leslie Glickman of Yoga Journey are teaming up to provide a bevy of perks and offerings catered to guests looking for a bit of relaxation. From Oct. 27 to Oct. 30, the beach-front resort will welcome visitors to “Relax and Renew” with yoga and meditation sessions led by Glickman,

Eat, Stay, Love 

Don’t let the 171-room AC Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach fool you. It may be a boutique property compared to some of its resort neighbors, but the AC is all about living large when it comes to its guests. Look no further than its delicious end-of-summer package.  In honor of Dine Out Lauderdale, the annual summer foodie program

September to Remember at the Diplomat

Given the 1,000 rooms and suites that comprise its footprint on Hollywood Beach, the Diplomat Beach Resort already stands alone in Broward County when it comes to accommodation options. But legendary resort always is looking to up the ante.  As part of an ongoing special, that can mean receiving more than you originally asked for

Rejuvenation Awaits in Miami

There’s no better time to take care of you than the present. Put pampering on the calendar this month and take advantage of Miami Spa Month (through Aug. 31), courtesy of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Renowned hotel spas, day spas and wellness facilities throughout the Miami area are offering special deals on treatments beyond the