Tuesday, July 27

Tourism

Business Visual Features, Cruise, Cruise Industry, Cruise Ship, Regent Seven Seas, Tourism, Transportation, Travel, World cruise

A 132-night cruise around the world sold out in under 3 hours — see what it will be like aboard the ship

The Seven Seas Mariner in Kotor, Montenegro. Regent Seven Seas Regent Seven Seas Cruises' 132-night 2024 World Cruise sold out in under three hours. Its the third year in a row the world cruise has broken Regent Seven Sea's "world cruise opening day booking record." Take a look at what the cruising experience will be like. See more stories on Insider's business page. Does over 100 nights at sea sound appealing to you after over a year of being stuck at home? The Seven Seas Mariner. Regent Seven Seas If the answer is yes, you're not alone. Tuscany, Italy. Regent Seven Seas Regent Seven Seas Cruises' 132-night 2024 World Cruise just sold out in under three hours. The rail deck. Regent Seven Seas Bookings for the luxury cruise opened on July...
Business Visual Features, Hospitality, hotel, Las Vegas, Las Vegas strip, Nevada, Real Estate, Resort World, Tourism, Travel

Las Vegas has a new $4.3 billion crypto-friendly resort — take a tour inside the first new casino on the Strip in a decade

The exterior of Resorts World Las Vegas. Resorts World Las Vegas The Las Vegas Strip has a new hotel: the $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas. Resorts World has tech-forward amenities like "cashless wagering" and partnerships with Grubhub and Gemini. Take a tour of the new hotel, which officially opened June 24. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Las Vegas Strip's newest hotel officially opened on June 24: the $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas. Resorts World Las Vegas. John Locher/AP Photo The hotel was developed by Malaysia-based Genting Group and its official opening could not have come at a more fortuitous time as people begin traveling again. The casino. John Locher/AP Photo "A brand-new Las Vegas opening like Resorts World ...
Airline, Airport, COVID-19, Hawaii, Maui, Tourism, Transportation, Travel

A Hawaii mayor is asking airlines to’pause’ flights as travelers invade the islands

Maui County mayor Michael Victorino asked airlines for a "pause." Hawaii has seen a massive boom of tourists as people begin to travel again. Locals and businesses aren't fully prepared for this influx of visitors, Victorino's office told Hawaii News Now. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Revenge vacation" season is now moving full speed ahead, and while many travelers are racing to book a trip after a year of being stuck at home, the mayor of one tropical island is asking airlines to slow down: Maui, Hawaii."I have been talking with different airlines and… we're asking for just a pause, if you want to use that term," M...
Carnival Corp, Celebrity Cruises, Cruise, Cruise Industry, Tourism, Transportation, Travel, Weekend BI UK

Carnival launches its first cruise from the US since its pandemic shutdown, as the industry races to catch up with soaring demand

Carnival Cruise Line's first cruise ship left the US since the pandemic halted its operations.  The Carnival Vista set sail from Port Galveston, Texas, on Saturday.  Passengers were required to confirm they were fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to boarding.  LoadingSomething is loading. ...
BI Commentary, Commentary Freelancer, Diplomats, Opinión, Politics, Tourism, Travel, Traveling

I was an American diplomat for 12 years, traveling and immersing myself in cultures around the world. Here’s what you can learn from diplomats when you’re traveling

Diplomats are dispatched all over the world, engaging with different cultures and ideologies. Here's what you can learn from them if you're traveling. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. See more stories on Insider's business page. Diplomats spend their whole careers living and traveling overseas. They have to immediately immerse themselves in a wide range of places around the planet. These ambassadors and attaches deftly manage to cross borders and cultures. I had to learn a lot of these nuanced navigational skills during my 12 years as an American diplomat. So let me share a few of their tri...