Hyatt properties around the globe offer authentic travel experiences that allow guests to immerse themselves into the hotel’s location. Here’s a sampling of a few of the available experiences.
The Falconry Experience at Alila Ventana Big Sur in California, pairs guests with Master Falconer Antonio Balestreri for an introduction to hawks, falcons and owls. Participants will see a flight demonstration, meet the birds, have photo opportunities, take a “hawk walk” (a short hike with a feathered friend) and more. The experience is available every Sunday and Friday at 1:30 p.m.
On Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya guests can créate their own colorful hammock to take home during the Mayan Hammock Weaving experience. Guests are led through the process while learning about Mayan history.
In Lenox, Massachusetts, find Equine Experiences at Miraval Berkshires Resort & Spa. The equine program is designed to help guests spark creativity, clarify communication, release fears and more. The Common Ground experience lets guests communicate with horses without touching or speaking to help learn communication skills, build gratitude and develop new paths to healthy relationships.
In Bali, at Alili Ubud, the Balinese Organic Culinary Masterclass teaches guests to craft a signature local dish alongside a resort chef. The experiences starts at the local market to source ingredients before the class, held in the resort’s Organic Garden. Participants learn more about Balinese dishes through spices, seasonings and herbs.
Anyone who’s visited a destination known for its northern lights viewing during certain times of the year knows, just because you visit doesn’t mean you’ll be able to actually see the northern lights. A lot has to come together for them to be visible, and if the weather doesn’t cooperate, you might be out of luck. However, a new cruise aims to help travelers avoid the disappointment of traveling across the world just to be left lightless.
From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.
With the NFL season in full swing and games already booked for months, there’s more than one reason to look forward to cheering on your favorite team. What better way to celebrate (or mourn a loss) after a game than visiting some great bars within walking distance of these massive NFL stadiums?
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
More and more travelers want to feel good about the hotel they stay in and the trips they take. They want to know their vacation isn’t harming the environment and local community they are visiting. These hotels go above and beyond when it comes to giving back to local communities, employees, the environment and more.