Saudi Arabia wants to be a tourist destination

Saudi Arabia wants to be a tourist destination

From Travel Pulse Saudi Arabia is swiftly transforming itself into a destination that is more open to mainstream tourism. “Tourist visas will be introduced soon,” Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage president Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz told a press conference on Monday. He added that a system has been established for […]

The perfect time to visit Mexico is now

The perfect time to visit Mexico is now

From Travel Pulse Despite being impacted by multiple earthquakes and hurricanes in recent months, Mexico is open for business. Last month, Mexican tourism officials reassured travelers that airports, attractions and accommodations were operational while encouraging visitors to keep their plans in place. The Mexico Tourism Board reiterated that point Monday, confirming that all of the nation’s destinations are open and operating normally. The board […]

The best places to go in 2018

The best places to go in 2018

From Travel Pulse Lonely Planet has released its Best of 2018 list of places to travel in the coming year. Travelers around the world turn to the list of top countries to compose their travel wish lists. But the list highlights top cities, regions and budget travel destinations as well. Earning the accolade for top city next […]

Alaska Railroad expanding winter train service

Alaska Railroad expanding winter train service

From Travel Pulse The Alaska Railroad announced it will expand service for its increasingly popular Aurora Winter Train. The expanded Alaska Railroad service will provide travelers with more options to ride the rails during the holiday season, throughout late February and into early March. In addition, the rail company is offering a new winter day trip from Fairbanks to Denali […]

The best cities for a weekend getaway

The best cities for a weekend getaway

From Travel Pulse With just 48 hours to have fun in any given weekend, choosing the right place for a quick escape can be critical. The very definition of ‘the perfect weekend getaway’ likely varies based on many things, not the least of which is your demographic—including millennial, baby boomer or family traveler. All of […]

Best horror attractions 2017: ‘Field of Screams’ (Mountville, Pennsylvania)

Best horror attractions 2017: ‘Field of Screams’ (Mountville, Pennsylvania)

The Schopf family celebrates 25 years of scaring unsuspecting humans in the latest iteration of their “Field of Screams” horror attractions nestled in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The event actually started as a small-scale, one-time, creepy hayride for the brothers Jim and Gene after a friend suggested to Gene that it might be fun. “We were […]

RV trips are a travel market worth exploring

RV trips are a travel market worth exploring

From Travel Pulse Travel agents can help anyone plan trips by booking plane reservations and hotels, obtaining reservations and tickets for excursions, planning itineraries and obtaining rental cars. But can a travel agent help someone who’s traveling by RV? “We handle everything but plane tickets and we reserve hotels, RVs, campsites and activities months in […]

Mind-blowing history on Hilton Head Island

Mind-blowing history on Hilton Head Island

From Travel Pulse For most people, the history of Hilton Head Island starts in 1956 with Charles Fraser’s founding of Sea Pines. That’s all they need to know: That’s the point at which sleepy barrier island began its transformation into a world-renowned vacation destination defined by wide sandy beaches and some of the best golf […]

Include these cities in Mexico on your travel bucket list

Include these cities in Mexico on your travel bucket list

From Travel Pulse While most travelers head to Mexico’s fabled beaches in search of sun, fun and some tequila shots, true travelers know that a little extra exploration will pay large dividends. In fact, there’s more than one destination that merits a spot on your must-see list, all accessible when booking a trip with Funjet Vacations. Merida […]