Exclusive October Offers at La Colección

Exclusive October Offers at La Colección

Mexico News


Exclusive October Offers at La Colección


This fall, book your all-inclusive dream vacation prior to October 31 at La Colección by Fiesta Americana locations in Cancun, Cozumel, Los Cabos, Puerta Vallarta, and Punta Cana. Whether you are looking for family-friendly getaway or a serene, romantic escape, you’ll find it at one of these stunning properties.


Travel window: January 3, 2022–Apri1 l0, 2022. Plus, travelers will receive a US$150 air credit when booking at least five nights in 2022. 


Participating resorts include:

  • Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun
  • Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana
  • Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach
  • Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos
  • Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun
  • Fiesta Americana Cozumel
  • Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta
  • Exploran Cozumel All-Inclusive



Two New Hilton Beach Resorts


The announcement of these two Hilton properties in Mexico comes on the heels of other recent all-inclusive development news: the May 2021 opening of The Yucatan Resort Playa Del Carmen, Tapestry Collection by Hilton and November 2021 opening of Hilton Cancun, An All-Inclusive Resort located on 100 acres of Mayan coastline with a pool complex, 12 all-inclusive culinary experiences and 715 guestrooms.


Cruise News


Atlas Ocean Voyages Introduces Complimentary Medical Insurance 


Boutique small-ship cruise line Atlas Ocean Voyages recently announced it will introduce complimentary medical insurance for all passengers on all voyages, covering unexpected travel, medical and legal coverage, along with emergency evacuation insurance.


The announcement comes at a time when health and safety protocols, including insurance, are top-of-mind for prospective cruisers.


Atlas Assurance is part of the company’s “All Inclusive, All the Way” program of complimentary inclusions. It is valid for all bookings and is a permanent program.


The new Atlas Assurance medical coverage will include emergency evacuation and return transportation, along with a variety of medical coverage such as prescription eyeglass replacement, hospital and physician referral, return of dependent children, and others. 


Travel services include embassy and consular assistance; emergency travel arrangements, and coverage for worldwide legal assistance, if required.


The line’s first luxury expedition ship, “World Navigator,” entered service this past summer. The vessel is scheduled to offer itineraries to the Caribbean, South America and Antarctica during the Winter 2021-2022 cruise season.


The fledgling line expects to have a five-ship fleet by 2025 at the latest. Its second vessel, “World Traveller,” is set to debut on July 15, 2022.



Hurtigruten Adding Galapagos Sailings


Hurtigruten Expeditions will expand into the Galapagos in January, via a partnership with Ecuador-based Metropolitan Touring. Nine-day trips will include six days sailing on the 90-assenger “Santa Cruz II, “ a Metropolitan ship being upgraded by Hurtigruten. Itineraries will include two nights in Quito and a full-day visit to Cotopaxi National Park, home to the most active volcano in South America.


International News


Tour Europe’s Best Christmas Markets 


Lights. Caroling. Glühwein. 


New small group tours of Europe’s best Christmas Markets. It’s a brand new way for you to ring in the holidays! 


Departing this November and December, these seven-day tours will have you soaking up the history, traditions, and festive spirit of five incredible cities ‒ Munich, Berlin, Salzburg, Nuremberg, and Vienna. Spots and departures are limited, so don’t wait to get booking. 


  • Christmas in Central Europe, Vienna to Berlin. 7 days in Austria, Germany, from US$1,649
  • Christmas in Central Europe, Berlin to Vienna. 7 days in Austria, Germany, from US$1,649


Deal of the Week


Crystal Best Available Suite Promotion 


All-Inclusive river cruises at USD$3,499 for November 2021 river voyages. Book by November 3.


Aboard our all-suite, all-balcony, all butler-serviced river ships you’ll enjoy Michelin-inspired cuisine and personalized enrichment on board, and a vast collection of complimentary and optional Crystal Destination Discoveries™ ashore. 


Your dream river cruise awaits, and Crystal is eager to welcome you aboard, where their expanded Crystal Clean+ protocols, including a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all guests and crew, will ensure your comfort and peace of mind.


Delightful Danube, Crystal Ravel


Ports: Budapest, Hungary (overnight); Vienna (overnight), Durnstein and Melk, Austria; Passau and Vilshofen (overnight), Germany. 


7 nights, Best Available Suite: US$3,499 per guest. Includes up to US$500 Book Now Savings per guest. 


2021 Departure dates: November 10 AND 17 


Legendary Rhine, Crystal Debussy


Ports: Amsterdam, Netherlands (overnight); Cologne, Koblenz (overnight), Rüdesheim
and Mannheim, Germany; Strasbourg, France; Basel, Switzerland.


7 nights, Best Available Suite: US$3,499 per guest. Includes up to US$500 Book Now Savings per guest. 


2021 Departure dates: November 4 AND 18 


Judy Newell, an international travel consultant for 50 years, heads Perfect Journeys and specializes in unique travel experiences to destinations around the world. She custom designs journeys that are tailored to suit client’s interests, physical abilities and budget. Please contact Judy for further information on Travel News topics and around-the-world travel. Cell phone 415 111 8765, Vonage 949-300-3682; email judynewell@perfectjourneys.net


Sources: Vacation Express, Travelmarket Report, Cruise Critic, Travel Weekly, G Adventures, Crystal River Cruises