St Kitts, Nevis 1 of ‘Best Caribbean Islands’ to visit in 2021

Need a break? The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, a dual-island Caribbean nation located just over two hours away from Southern Florida, has been encompassed in the Caribbean Journal's ranking of the region's best islands to visit in 2021. According to the publication, the Federation was included due to its "uncrowded, calm and beautiful" [...]

By |2021-01-13T13:27:32-08:00January 14th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on St Kitts, Nevis 1 of ‘Best Caribbean Islands’ to visit in 2021

Top 6 trends for the future of travel

After a travel-challenged 2020, the future of travel is looking brighter. Overseas Adventure Travel (O.A.T.), specializing in personalized small group adventures on the road less traveled for Americans 50+, shared its top 6 emerging travel trends. "We can now see the light as travel begins to open up in the [...]

By |2021-01-06T16:19:03-08:00January 7th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Top 6 trends for the future of travel

Top food trends for 2021 to savor and try on your own

Goodbye, 2020, and hello 2021! Hormel Foods Corp. is helping culinary enthusiasts around the world welcome 2021 with an exciting round-up of food trends to expect in the new year. "It's no surprise that comfort food, sourdough bread, and whipped coffee had big moments this past year, as people hunkered [...]

By |2020-12-30T17:23:33-08:00December 31st, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Top food trends for 2021 to savor and try on your own

Consumers to cut holiday gift spending 14% due to pandemic

Will it be a good season for retail this holiday season? Unlikely. U.S. consumers report that they will spend 14 percent less on holiday gifts this year, cutting their budgets to $400 per person, down from $465 per person in 2019, according to a new survey of Americans by L.E.K. Consulting and Civis [...]

By |2020-12-16T16:43:30-08:00December 17th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Consumers to cut holiday gift spending 14% due to pandemic

New rules for service and emotional support animals on planes

Traveling with a task-trained service dog will be safer and more accessible for passengers traveling with service dogs soon. According to a new report, there are some big changes for passengers flying with service and emotional support animals that will go into effect at the end of December after the [...]

By |2020-12-09T20:13:17-08:00December 10th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on New rules for service and emotional support animals on planes

Consumer concerns on how travel companies sanitize

In the age of COVID-19 taking sanitary precautions are on the minds of everyone including travelers. Recently, Vioguard, Inc. released a consumer survey report that indeed shows that the importance of increased sanitary protocols really matters to travelers during the 2020 holiday season. Survey Says The UV-C technology company conducted [...]

By |2020-12-02T20:15:53-08:00December 3rd, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Consumer concerns on how travel companies sanitize

Hawaii welcomes back travelers starting Oct. 15 — with restrictions

Have you been longing for a vacation after the chaos of the last 8 months due to COVID-19 and the lockdowns? Well, it may be time to grab your swimsuit, suntan lotion, and head to Hawaii. After being closed off to tourists since the pandemic the State of Hawaii continues [...]

By |2020-10-14T16:22:25-08:00October 15th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Hawaii welcomes back travelers starting Oct. 15 — with restrictions

Holiday shopping survey reveals consumer insights for 2020 season

The newly released 2020 Holiday Shopping Survey, which looks at consumer intentions and behaviors as the holiday shopping season approaches shows some interesting info. The survey includes data on the amount people plan to spend, shopping methods, timing, and top gifts people plan to purchase for their loved ones this coming [...]

By |2020-10-07T11:00:15-08:00October 8th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Holiday shopping survey reveals consumer insights for 2020 season

More women are shopping for boats during pandemic

Men aren't the only ones who buy boats: About 75% more women are shopping for boats across the U.S., according to Boat Trader. In a news release Boat Trader, the online marketplace said there has been a tidal wave of women shopping for boats from coast-to-coast this summer. Reports of [...]

By |2020-09-02T14:36:55-08:00September 3rd, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on More women are shopping for boats during pandemic

Value tops destination in consumer Labor Day travel queries

Pondering a visit to the West Coast, Florida, or New York? The travel industry may be changing but as the world adjusts to living safely during a pandemic, people are again gaining confidence to travel. CheapOair, the flight focused agency, looked int its consumer habits data and identified Labor Day [...]

By |2020-08-26T15:26:37-08:00August 27th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Value tops destination in consumer Labor Day travel queries
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