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Looking for a laid-back European experience that offers a UNESCO World Heritage town with cobblestone streets and friendly locals, bullfights and whale watching, dormant volcanoes to hike and sunken vessel to explore—and all without the hassle of big airports? Perhaps the Azores are the destination for you and your customers.

For a small archipelago, the Azores hold a large spot in history. Smack dab in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, halfway between North America and Europe, they have offered dry land, potable spring water and fresh food to sailors and pirates, doughboys and explorers. For tourists today, they are a stepping stone to a fun and easy vacation that’s just four or five hours from New York by plane, with a time difference of just four hours that makes communication with home easy and keeps jet lag to a minimum.

To kick off its new direct service from JFK, SATA Azores Airlines flew a group of New York travel advisors and press to this Portuguese paradise in the North Atlantic last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Portugal’s Island Paradise: The Azores

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Lagoa do Fogo

Island vacations are a true escape, one that feels the furthest from our everyday lives. Nothing but you, the beach, and long stretches of ocean to create distance from the daily grind and worries of life. About 870mi west of Lisbon, Portugal is the opportunity to visit just that place—the Azores Islands. A place that not only provides a remote getaway, but prides itself on sustainable tourism.

Officially named the Autonomous Region of the Azores, the Azores is an archipelago of 9 islands. Being volcanic in nature, the fertile earth of the islands sprang up a paradise. Lush green fields, forests, and mountains cover the terrain. Particularly São Miguel, the largest island in Read the rest of this entry »

The Maldives in Luxury

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The Royal Residence at The Raffles Maldives Merhadoo. A bespoke experience awaits the guest at Gaafu Alifu, one of the world’s most remote atolls, found in the southernmost parts of The Maldives. This incredible unit is a three bedroom that can be expanded into a six bedroom. The amount of space available makes it an ultra luxury experience. The unit comes with a resident butler who ensures all the Read the rest of this entry »