By Melissa Rice on March 19, 2019

Beyond the Beach

What comes to mind when you hear the word vacation? I’m guessing it involves a lounge chair, a tropical drink in your hand, and your toes in the sand. While I never argue with a relaxing tropical retreat, there are plenty of other exciting experiences out there. If you’re looking to break the mold for... Read More

By Melissa Rice on February 1, 2019

Savor the Flavor: Spice Up Your Next Getaway

Travel appeals to our senses—hearing the crash of ocean waves, seeing the bright lights of a city skyline, or feeling warm sand between your toes. Judging from the popularity of food-related hashtags and social media posts, it’s obvious that many travelers also enjoy indulging their sense of taste! Want to sprinkle in some flavor on... Read More

By Sydney Crago on October 30, 2018

Spooktacular Halloween Destinations

  For many people, traveling for the holidays sparks images of crowded airports and last-minute flights to be home in time to carve the turkey or unwrap a gift. But, with so many wonderfully wicked destinations across the globe, Halloween is one holiday you may want to consider traveling for. Here are a few ideas... Read More

By Melissa Rice on October 24, 2017

Europe: Three Reasons You Should Go Right Now!

  After a few slower years, European travel is back and better than ever. Our team of LoveShack agents has seen a definite increase in clients requesting European vacations. Why is now such a great time to plan a visit?   More for Your Money The US dollar is much stronger abroad than a few... Read More

By Amanda Bates on May 5, 2016

Mixing the Old & the New On Board Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam

Looking for a cruise that embraces both the classic and the contemporary? LoveShack’s Business Development Manager Will Medina recently returned from a cruise that blended these two concepts perfectly. His 12-day voyage on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam took him through three countries and eight ports that are rich in both history and beauty. After departing... Read More

By Amanda Bates on February 11, 2016

The Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean

The ultimate romantic getaway means not having to think about a thing…except enjoying yourself with your sweetie. These all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean will sweep you off your feet with picturesque views, thoughtful service and special touches to make your visit extra dreamy. 1. Jade Mountain – St. Lucia This high-end hillside resort is perfect... Read More

By Will Medina on December 16, 2015

Resort Review: Breathless Punta Cana

Fun. Energetic. Lively. Social. All of these words describe my recent stay at Breathless Punta Cana. AMResorts created the Breathless concept as an adults-only option that is more active—and interactive—than the experience at their other Secrets or Zoëtry properties. Breathless resorts are designed for guests to mix and mingle in a modern, sexy atmosphere. When... Read More

By Will Medina on November 17, 2015

Luxury Resorts in Mexico? I’ll Take a Dozen!

Is it possible to visit twelve fabulous Mexican resorts in just a three days, and still have fun at the same time? The answer is yes, and I proved it during last week’s AMResorts FAM trip to Cancun and Riviera Maya. From November 1-5, I joined 60 travel agents and staff members from KHM Travel... Read More

By Melissa Rice on September 19, 2015

Norwegian Getaway Live: Day 7

All good things must come to an end, and today is our last day on board Norwegian Getaway. To help soften the blow we decided to start with a leisurely breakfast at Taste, one of the ship’s main dining rooms. The menu offers a big selection of breakfast favorites, along with rotating daily specials. We paired... Read More

By Melissa Rice on September 17, 2015

Norwegian Getaway Live: Day 6

Even though we’ve been cruising on Norwegian Getaway for several days, we still haven’t managed to complete our “must do” list of onboard activities. This ship has so much to offer, and I’m determined to see and try as much as possible! After last night’s extravagant dinner at Cagney’s, we decided to start our day... Read More