A recent press release from Sandals Resorts International proudly announced that its very own Culinary Ambassador, Chef Walter Staib, received a third Emmy Award for his television cooking series A Taste of History® during the prestigious 29th Annual Emmy® Awards held in Philadelphia. The second season of the show won Best Historic/Cultural Program or Special, while in its first season, Emmy® Awards went to Chef Staib and James Davey for “On-Camera Talent – Program Host/Moderator” and “Director” respectively.

Chef Walter Staib, Sandals Resorts Culinary Ambassador


Solo River Cruisers Save Money This Fall

Are you eager to see the world but can’t find a traveling companion? There’s no better way to see the heart of Europe than on a river cruise. Now, solo river cruises just got better with Avalon Waterways®. River and small ship cruising is dominating the cruise market, and fast becoming the hottest, “must-experience” travel genre. Traveling on waterways that weave together the history and lore of villages and countries is the most intimate, scenic and experiential way to vacation.

Avalon Tapestry in Germany

It’s time to discover the charm of each port-of-call with included sightseeing. You’ll learn fascinating inside stories from expert English-speaking local guides. Travel according to your own personal style ~ without paying a single supplement!
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Whodunit Mystery Cruise

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Whodunit creates a live mystery aboard the ship that everyone in the group will become a part of as well as try and solve! There are times when the guests are following the mystery and other times when they are free to enjoy the cruise. We don’t want them to have to look over their shoulders for the entire cruise! On a 7 night sailing the show takes place for the first four nights. On a three night sailing it will last the whole cruise.
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A Culinary Journey That Will Inspire You To Take A River Cruise

European river cruises have been one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry this year and the competition amongst the top five river cruise lines is heating up. A greater emphasis is now placed on shipboard cuisine than ever before. That’s good news for foodies who enjoy regional specialties prepared fresh in the onboard kitchens.

Viking River Cruises is no exception. Watch and listen as two of Viking’s executive chefs discuss the joys of shopping for the freshest ingredients, preparing local specialties and seeing guests’ eyes light up as they take their first bite.

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