Diamond Resorts Offers ‘Vacation Unplugged’ Packages for Spring Break Road Trips

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LAS VEGAS, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Diamond Resorts®, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries, announces new “Vacation Unplugged” packages for families seeking drive-to adventures for spring break getaways. Many of Diamond’s properties feature condo-style accommodations with multiple bedrooms and fully equipped kitchens. With several drive-to destinations, guests who book these packages can enjoy the outdoors from California to North Carolina.

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Top 5 Hotels In Upstate New York For Your Summer Vacation

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Upstate New York is beautiful all year long. But summer is perhaps the best time to go! The weather is lovely, and it’s easy to participate in the lakeside and mountain activities that Upstate New York is famous for.

Let this list of the top five hotels in Upstate New York inspire your summer vacation planning!

Top 5 Hotels In Upstate New York For Your Summer Vacation

1. Fern Lodge

Chestertown

If you’re looking for a stay that combines mountain adventures with lakeside fun, then Fern Lodge is for you! This Adirondack resort on Friends Lake offers its guests a peaceful getaway. The

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Sam Burns wins Valspar Championship

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PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Sam Burns had dreamed of winning on the PGA Tour since he was 10 or 11 years old.

“You’re like, ‘I have this putt to win whatever tournament,’” he said. “I can just remember hitting that putt so many times and you just hope and practice so hard to have that opportunity. And it was just, man, after I had the bunker shot on 18, I just got kind of choked up thinking about that moment and thinking about you wanted to have that opportunity so bad for so long and now you do. So, it

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Transgender woman sets sights on LPGA Tour after winning Florida mini-tour event

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Transgender golfer Hailey Davidson is setting her sights on the LPGA Tour, after winning a Florida mini-tour event on Thursday.

Davidson holed a short putt on the final hole to secure her first professional victory, beating the LPGA Tour’s Perrine Delacour in the process.

On the same day of her win, she received an email from the USGA to tell her that she’d met the organization’s Gender Policy eligibility criteria and can now participate in its championships.

Davidson underwent gender reassignment surgery back in January and she has also undergone hormonal treatment since September 2015. 

The 28-year-old works

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Derby Hotel Occupancy Economic Impact Tourism Travel

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When it comes to tourism in the Derby City, things are still far from normal.


What You Need To Know

  • ‘Louisville Tourism’ expects Louisville’s economic impact from Derby to fall just below $35 million
  • Hotel occupancy is rising, with The Galt House seeing at least an 85% occupancy rate for Derby
  • Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport expects about 14,500 arrivals between Wednesday and Friday, half of 2019 numbers
  • The Kentucky Derby is the largest economic impact event of the year for Louisville

However, tourism industry experts say things are improving. Kentucky Derby 147 is projected to bring

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Flight, hotel prices set to rise as more get the shot

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The cost of travel will slowly rebound from historic lows as more people receive COVID-19 vaccinations and book long-deferred trips, according to industry experts.

This time last year, air traffic in the U.S. plummeted, with 95% fewer travelers passing through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints in April 2020 compared with April 2019. This reduced demand led to a corresponding decrease in airfare prices.

The average cost of a domestic round-trip ticket in the second quarter of 2020 dropped 28% from the same period in 2019, down to $259, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Few travelers were monitoring these prices

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