Toss the guidebooks aside when prepping for your next vacation, because Vayable has entered the travel arena as a new way to see your destination. Locals take you on photography tours, gastropub crawls and street art hunts all while providing an insider’s perspective into a place foreign to you.
Authorized users and long-time residents of big international cities — like Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris and London — create accounts on the website and display information about what makes their city so incredible and how they will show the best parts to you. Often multilingual, these guides also have been reviewed by travelers who have booked them for previous experiences like bike tours or bakery crawls.
Vayable also lets you build an entire trip of experiences through their concierge service. Through the website, the team will book your travel, provide you with 24/7 support throughout your experience, and offer access to an insider network of more than 5,000 local experts, tips and ideas to make your vacation unique and personalized. Three pricing plans are available, each featuring agendas and suggestions catered to your interest and budget.
If you live in one of the featured Vayable cities, you can register on Vayable.com as an insider and start offering your favorite experiences to visitors while earning extra money.
Montage Los Cabos partners with Chef Mauro Colagreco of the award-winning Mirazur restaurant in France on an exclusive Mirazur Beyond Borders experience. Chef Mauro will take up residency at the resort for the dinner series, Feb. 9–18. The unique dining experience highlights the rich culinary traditions of Mexico, ingredients from the Baja Peninsula and sustainable cooking techniques. The dinner experience starts at $550 per person, with an optional wine pairing for $160. Book reservations here.
Now that concerts, sports games and other live events are back, everyone is rushing to see their favorite artists, sports teams and more, with many traveling for an event. The AC Hotel Orlando Downtown has the perfect offer for those visiting Orlando, Florida.
Choose Chicago and United Airlines currently collaborate on an Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Apprenticeship Program, also with support from Tourism Diversity Matters. United Airlines fully funds the program in 2022, and one lucky candidate will be selected to complete the competitive pilot program.
Santa Fe County, New Mexico, recently announced the launch of the Santa Fe County Experience app to exhibit the many sites and businesses found in the county through different itineraries. Visitors and locals using the app can easily plan trips in the county and explore both well-known and hidden features found in Santa Fe County.
Four new properties are set to debut in New York City and Los Angeles in 2022 from developer and real estate investor Lightstone and Moxy Hotels. Two new Moxy hotels will open in New York: Moxy Lower East Side and Moxy Williamsburg. One new Moxy hotel and one dual-branded Moxy and AC hotel will open in Los Angeles: Moxy Los Angeles Downtown and AC Hotel Los Angeles Downtown.
The nation’s oldest and largest celebration honoring the first president of our country, Washington’s Birthday Celebration, returns to Laredo, Texas, for the 124th year. A celebration lasting more than a month, Jan. 21–Feb. 27, this party includes more than 28 events, such as a jalapeno eating contest, a Martha Washington Colonial Pageant and Ball and more. The month-long celebration draws a crowd of more than 400,000 people and offers some of the most well-known social events in South Texas.