Destination

Move aside Croatia, Montenegro is the hot new summer holiday destination

Since lockdown began, people have been predicting that Covid-19 will reshape travel for good. Now it’s starting. First out of the blocks is One&Only. The upscale hotel brand is launching two new hotels in Montenegro, including a new health and fitness focused hotel brand to tap into our new-found concern for health.

Philippe Zuber, chief executive of Kerzner International, parent company of the One&Only and Atlantis brands, revealed details exclusively to Telegraph Travel. “After a year in which we’ve all thought more than ever about our health, people are really into their own body,” he said. “They have realised

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Ace in the hole: Suppliers hope for boom in destination golf: Travel Weekly

Meanwhile, Skinner said that Golden Horseshoe, a KemperSports-managed 45-hole resort facility in Williamsburg, Va., enjoyed double-digit, year-over-year growth in golf package visitors during the late summer and early fall. 

Such resilience shouldn’t come as a surprise in the destination golf industry. While the number of overall golfers in the U.S. declined over the 15 years leading up to the pandemic, and the number of golf courses went down by 10%, according to the NGF, the global destination golf industry has expanded. From 2011 through 2019, sales by golf tour operators increased 8% to 10% annually, according to the International Association

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Burlington impresses as being like international travel destination

Fodor’s Travel picked Burlington as one of five U.S. cities to visit that feel like prominent travel destinations elsewhere in the world.

The article, published this month, gives travelers who would normally be making plans to traverse the world, options here in the U.S. while international travel is not recommended during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fodor’s suggests five U.S. cities or parks they consider counterparts to locations abroad. For a Parisian feel — New Orleans; a Rio vibe try Miami; London found its mate in Philadelphia; the Amazon — Red Wood National Park.

And Copenhagen found its twin in

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