Anissa Helou named the winner of the Foodics Icon Award 2023

Anissa Helou, the author of numerous award-winning cookbooks, has been named the winner of the Foodics Icon Award by the Middle East & North Africa’s 50 Best Restaurants organisation. Helou will be presented with the award at the second edition of MENA’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, taking place in Abu Dhabi on 30 January 2023.

Atlantis Paradise Island announces Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival

Atlantis Paradise Island, the Caribbean’s most iconic destination resort in the Bahamas, is thrilled to announce its inaugural Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival (NPIWFF), taking place Wednesday, March 15 – Sunday, March 19, 2023. Tickets for the Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival are on sale now at npiwff.org.

Hidden troves cast at the Italian Capital of Culture 2023

The Italian Capital of Culture 2023 will be an opportunity for the two major northern Italian cities at the centre of the project, Bergamo and Brescia, to present to the whole world a territory of surprising beauty, just waiting to be discovered. Squares, streets, museums and theatres will become the backdrop for events and spectacular shows: major festivals – including the International Piano Festival, the Donizetti Festival, the Science Festival, the City of Jazz, the Festa dell’Opera – together with thrilling theatrical shows and extensive exhibition programmes in galleries and museums, to mention but a few.

The Space Needle rings in 2023 with drones and fireworks

For the first time ever, 200 drones were launched and projected off the Space Needle and synchronized with fireworks and light displays to create captivating formations. Ringing in 2023, T-Mobile New Year’s at the Needle is one of the largest structurally-launched fireworks shows in the world.

Going out with a bang: Travel for New Year’s Eve skyrockets

For the first time in three years hassle-free international travel is possible again for New Year’s Eve – and travelers are jumping at the opportunity to take advantage. Agoda data shows a 29% rise in searches for countdown getaways compared to last year, and a staggering 88% more searches compared to 2020. To further prove travel is back: the number of searches even surpasses the data from 2019 – the last pre-pandemic year – by over 41%.

Fairmont Mayakoba named Best Luxury Resort in Mexico 2022

The results are in! Fairmont Mayakoba has been selected as the Best Luxury Resort in Mexico 2022 by Luxury Lifestyle Awards. Luxury Lifestyle Awards is a global award selecting, recognizing, celebrating, and promoting the best luxury goods and services worldwide.

RVshare wins Good Housekeeping 2023 Family Travel Award

RVshare, the largest community for RV owners and renters, is announcing today its recent accolade as a winner in Good Housekeeping’s 2023 Family Travel Awards. RVshare is the first online RV rental platform, offering the largest selection of trusted RV rentals in the country. Connecting RV owners with travelers looking to hit the open road, RVshare provides a range of high quality vehicle options, from cozy camper vans and family-friendly trailers with multiple bunk beds to drivable units perfect for a long road trip.

Return to a simpler time this Xmas holiday in Pierce County

Going back to a simpler time this holiday season doesn’t involve time travel, but you’d be forgiven for thinking it did. On the Simpler Times pre-planned travel itinerary from Travel Tacoma – Mt. Rainier Tourism and Sports, you’ll find three days and two nights of candles and carolers, shopping at small local boutiques, garden getaways and strolls through enchanted, illuminated parks and zoos.

Xinhua Silk Road: Gao’an Museum becomes a popular attraction

Gao’an Museum, an east China-situated thematic museum for blue and white porcelains of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), is becoming a popular attraction for citizens from near and far. The museum, also called Gao’an museum of blue and white porcelains of Yuan Dynasty, is the first one named after the unique and rare china of the Yuan Dynasty in the world.