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October 2005

Luxury Cruising: Custom Travel

Luxury cruises allow for a customized experience built around ports, cuisine, room style, or entertainment. Not interested in a floating city, we opted for Silversea cruise's all-suite small ship experience, regularly voted "the world's best small ship cruise line." Onboard the Silver Whisper, a luxury floating hotel, we learned that Silversea's advertising slogan, "Nothing Excluded," is not hype. With 350 passengers and 270 crew, our wishes were literally their command. Read more →


Online Aids for Small Business Travelers

Online travel websites are offering new conveniences for small business travelers, making it easier for one-stop trip planning, according to the American Small Business Travelers Alliance (ASBTA). Such features and services are growing -- a sampling includes low-rate guarantees, day passes for frequent flyer airport clubs, and new ways to redeem loyalty program points for a wider scope of travel needs. Read more →


The Luxury Cruise: Do It Now!

A luxury cruise, like the Silversea Silver Whisper -- drop dead luxury. Do it once, do it now. And to get the most out of it, keep in mind that nothing is perfect, even luxury. So plan for that and you'll have the time of your life. In fact, once you get the hang of it, you can use these tips to turn an ordinary trip into a luxury experience. Read more →