Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Popular Getaway Destinations in the USA

Popular Getaway Destinations in the USA


Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC. Photo Credit: Ernest_Roy/Pixabay


Asheville, NC is known for architecture, art galleries, mountains, museums and natural landscapes.


Atlanta, GA Photo Credit: Chanh Nguyen/Pixabay


Atlanta, GA is known for culture, diversity, events, gardens, historical landmarks, museums, music, parks and restaurants.


Boston, MA Photo Credit: usmc0491/Pixabay


Boston, MA is known for architecture, breweries, marathons, public markets, pubs, seafood, sports and walking tours.


Charleston, SC Photo Credit: 1778011/Pixabay


Charleston, SC is known for architecture, beaches, culture, history, shops and southern charm.


Chicago, IL Photo Credit: 858265/Pixabay


Chicago, IL is known for architecture, culture, deep dish pizza, diversity, music, parks and river walks.


Clearwater, FL Photo Credit: Roen Elbert/Pixabay


Clearwater, FL is known for beaches, walkable towns, waterfront parks and water sports.


Granby, CO Photo Credit: 12019/Pixabay


Granby, CO is known for camping, fishing, forest, golf, hiking, hunting, lake, mountain biking, rafting, rivers and scenic trails.  


Hudson, NY Photo Credit: virnaliz5800/Pixabay

Hudson, NY is known for arts galleries, history, nightlife, restaurants, riverfront park and shops.


Myrtle Beach, SC Photo Credit: Tim Ball/Pixabay


Myrtle Beach, SC is known for amusement parks, beaches, golf, nightlife, seafood restaurants, surfing and waterparks.


Key West, FL Photo Credit: kolemichael0/Pixabay


Key West, FL is known for architecture, beaches, coral reef, historical sites, key lime pie, nightlife, water sports and yachting.


Las Vegas, NV Photo Credit: young soo Park/Pixabay


Las Vegas, NV is known for casinos, performances, shopping and world class restaurants.


Los Angeles, CA Photo Credit: 12019/Pixabay


Los Angeles, CA is known for amusement park, beaches, canals, celebrities, landmarks, museums, nightlife, restaurants and shopping.


Miami, FL Photo Credit: yanivmatza/Pixabay


Miami, FL is known for architecture, art galleries, beaches, culture, diversity, gardens, nightlife and restaurants.


Nashville, TN Photo Credit: Paul Brennan/Pixabay


Nashville, TN is known for history, music, nightlife and street murals.


Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA Photo Credit: Simon/Pixabay


New Orleans, LA is known for architecture, cuisine, diversity, festivals, music, nightlife and restaurants.


Niagara Falls, NY Photo Credit: Jeff Leonhardt/Pixabay


Niagara Falls, NY is known for bicycling, boat tours, fishing, hiking trails, lakes and waterfalls.


Philadelphia, PA Photo Credit: Bruce Emmerling/Pixabay


Philadelphia, PA is known for architecture, art galleries, culture, diversity, history, markets, museums, nightlife, restaurants and shopping.


Savannah, GA Photo Credit: stanbalik/Pixabay


Savannah GA is known for architecture, cobble streets, coastal landscape, ghost tours, history, horse drawn carriage rides, nightlife, restaurants and shopping.


Portland, OR Photo Credit: 12019/Pixabay


Portland, OR is known for art galleries, bicycle trails, bars, culture, forests, landmarks, markets, mountains, museums, nightlife, parks, pubs and shops.


River Walk, San Antonio, TX Photo Credit: Mariam/Pixabay


San Antonio, TX is known for architecture, boutiques, gardens, history, markets, restaurants and river walk trail.


Sedona, AZ Photo Credit: Marc Jasin/Pixabay


Sedona, AZ is known for art galleries, boutiques, canyons, natural landscape, red rocks, rock formations, spas and trails.


Washington, DC Photo Credit: 12019/Pixabay


Washington DC is known for cherry blossoms, culture, diversity, historical landmarks, history, memorials, museums and politicians.


Stowe, VT Photo Credit: Michelle Raponi/Pixabay

Stowe VT is known for art galleries, boutiques, breweries, culture, fall foliage, hiking, history, mountains, mountain biking, parks, skiing, small towns, spas, waterfalls and winter sports.


Photo Credit: RENE RAUSCHENBERGER/Pixabay


Not Photographed:

  • Healdsburg, CA
  • Jackson Hole, WY
  • Newport, RI
  • Palm Beach, FL
  • Poconos, PA
  • Sante Fe, NM


Photo Credit: Pawel Grzegorz/Pixabay



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Monday, October 30, 2023

Group Travel

Photo Credit: Gianni Crestani/Pixabay


Travel with mind-like individuals!

  • 4H Club
  • Acting & Voice
  • Agricultural
  • Alumni Reunions
  • Art Appreciation
  • Athletic Club
  • Bachelor Parties
  • Bachelorette Parties
  • Book Clubs
  • Boy Scouts
  • Bridge Club
  • Buyer's Clubs & Buying Clubs
  • Car Clubs
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Church Groups
  • Conferences & Meetings
  • Cooking Classes
  • Country Club
  • Crafts
  • Crochet Club
  • Culinary Club
  • Cycling Clubs
  • Dance Class Groups
  • Destination Weddings
  • Equestrian
  • Fraternities & Sororities
  • Faith & Religious Groups
  • Family Reunions
  • Family Vacations
  • Fitness Clubs
  • Garden Clubs
  • Girl Scouts
  • Gymnastics Groups
  • Health Club
  • History Clubs
  • Hobby Club
  • Homeschoolers
  • Incentive Travel
  • Jeep Club
  • Kayaking Clubs
  • Knit Club
  • Language
  • LGBTQ+
  • Music
  • Motorcycle Clubs
  • Networking Groups
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography Clubs
  • Poetry Club
  • Power Boat Clubs
  • Private Members Club
  • Rotary Club
  • Sail Clubs
  • Service Club
  • School Groups
  • Singles Groups
  • Senior Groups
  • Social Media Groups
  • Sports Teams
  • Swim Clubs
  • Student Club
  • Theatre Clubs
  • Vow Renewals
  • University Clubs
  • Volunteer Groups
  • Watersport Clubs
  • Wellness Retreats
  • Wine Clubs
  • Writing Classes
  • Yacht Club
  • Youth Club
  • Youth Educational Groups



Photo Credit: Mary Bettini Blank/Pixabay



Group Travel Benefits

  • Amongst Mind-Like Individuals
  • Avoids Loneliness
  • Companionship
  • Cost Effective
  • Deepens Relationships
  • Free Perks
  • Group Discount & Rates
  • Increases Loyalty
  • May Qualify for Private Tours
  • Resource Pool
  • Safety in Volume
  • Savings
  • Supportive Environment
  • Value in Cost


    We love working with Groups!



    Photo Credit: finkwolf/Pixabay


     
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    Friday, October 27, 2023

    Travel Makes the Perfect Gift!

    Photo Credit: Frauke Riether/Pixabay

    Travel Makes the Perfect Gift!


    • Adventurous
    • Current
    • Custom
    • Discovery
    • Guaranteed Size
    • Memory Maker
    • No Assembly Required
    • No Batteries Required
    • No Shipping Delay
    • No Store Lines
    • Personalized
    • Stylish
    • Unforgettable



    Photo Credit: Rômulo Rodrigues Romin Jr/Pixabay


    Even if you're not planning on a getaway or vacation, an experience is still a great gift for the recipient(s) upcoming trip. 


    • Anniversary
    • BabyMoon
    • Birthday
    • Couples
    • For Her
    • For Him
    • Graduation
    • Honeymoon
    • House Warming
    • Retirement


    We're happy to email you a link for the prefect gift experience!

    Photo Credit: thatsphotography/Pixabay




    Ready to embark on custom and 
    personalized services, your journey begins with Louvet Travel
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    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Why Use Louvet Travel?



    Here's 10 Reason to Start...

    1. Louvet Travel knows travel is more complicated than ever.

    2. Louvet Travel are on top of what’s new and exciting!

    3. Louvet Travel will save you so much time and stress!

    4. Louvet Travel will be your advocate.

    5. Louvet Travel knows there is no do-over for a trip gone wrong, so we do it right the first time!

    6. Louvet Travel adds a human element and an element of trust!

    7. Louvet Travel knows the world is constantly changing, as Travel Consultants are on the ground experiencing it.

    8. Louvet Travel often will save you money and if not, will deliver more value!

    9. Louvet Travel offers unique services for discerning clients.

    10. Louvet Travel are professional Travel Consultants!



    Photo Credit: Stefan Schweihofer/Pixabay




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    personalized services, your journey begins with Louvet Travel
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2023

    First River Cruise

    Photo Credit: falco/Pixabay


    Louvet Travel takes great pride in getting to know our prospective Clients. We know beyond the destination and port, that your onboard experience is apart of your vacation experience.


    Photo Credit: falco/Pixabay


    River Cruise Benefits

    • Boutique Atmosphere
    • Cultural Experiences
    • Destination Immersion
    • Heart of the Town Visit
    • No Seasickness
    • Ratio of Guests Onboard
    • Scenic Rivers
    • Sightseeing Options
    • Small Ships
    • Unpack Only Once
    • Value
    • Variety


    Photo Credit: falco/Pixabay




    Ready to embark on custom and 
    personalized services, your journey begins with Louvet Travel
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    Tuesday, October 24, 2023

    Windstar Cruises

    Mo'orea, French Polynesia. Photo Credit: Michelle Raponi/Pixabay




    • 148 - 310 Guests
    • Bahamas Registered
    • Established since 1984
    • Fleet of 6 Yachts
    • Headquarters in Miami, FL
    • Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation
    • Sails Caribbean, Central America, Europe & South Pacific
    • Small Luxury Cruise Line
    • Subsidiary of Xanterra Travel Collection
    • Visits 50 Nations & 150 Ports



    Tokyo, Japan. Photo Credit: Pierre Blaché/Pixabay




    Windstar Cruises Clientele
    • Active Adult(s)
    • Attentive Service
    • Authentic Experiences
    • Average Age Onboard 50+
    • Children Ages 8+
    • Couples
    • Enjoy Expedition Guides, Lecturers & Naturalist
    • Honeymooners
    • James Beard Foundation Culinary Collection Sailings 
    • Port Intensive Itineraries
    • Romance Seekers
    • Seeks Award Winning Service
    • Solo Traveler
    • Theme Cruises: Culinary & Wine, Holy Lands, James Beard Foundation & National Health Association Plant Based
    • Yacht Enthusiasts



    Amalfi Coast, Italy. Photo Credit: Andreas Precht/Pixabay




    Good to Know
    • Acquired (1998) the sail cruiser Med I from Club Med Cruises and rechristened to it's original name of Wind Surf.
    • Added sail yachts to the fleet Star BreezeStar Legend and Star Pride.
    • After 6PM is country club attire.
    • All guest 21/- must be accompanied by a chaperone or parent.
    • Automatic Hotel Service Charge of $16/PP daily is added to your cruise account bill.
    • Average ratio of 1 crew per 1.5 guests onboard.
    • Beverage Package can be purchased in advance or within the first 2 days of sailing.
    • Beverage Package options consists of All In $89/PP, Captain's Exclusive $65/PP and Topmast Discoveries Beer & Wine $55/PP daily.
    • Beverage Service of 18% is automatically added alcohol purchases.
    • Bookings within 14 days of sailing the line is unable to book air or hotel transfers for guests.
    • Bookings within 45 days of sailing require payment in full.
    • Bridge area is open to guests.
    • Breakfast service is 7:30AM - 9:30AM. You may choose buffet style or full service.
    • Cancellation 121 days prior to sailing is subject to a $50/PP fee. Additional conditions and terms apply.
    • Caribbean, Mediterranean and Tahiti sailings offers complimentary water sports equipment: foam floatation, kayaks, sailboat, snorkel gear, stand up paddle boards and water trampoline
    • Cellular at Sea provides connectivity to receive calls and texts. Additional costs applies.
    • Complimentary non alcoholic beverages onboard.
    • Corkage fee is approximately $15 plus a 18% gratuity fee.
    • Documents are usually sent 60 days prior to sailing.
    • Dress code from 7AM - 6PM is casual.
    • Drinking age onboard is 21.
    • Embarkation commences usually at 1PM.
    • Every stateroom offers a built in safe.
    • Fare includes cruise transportation, entertainment, meals and stateroom.
    • Final payment is due within 90 days of sailing.
    • Internet cost plans vary by intended use.
    • Landry Service is available for a fee.
    • Laundry Service Packages varies by sailing and requires purchase on embarkation day.
    • Lunch tends to be buffet style serving.
    • Minimum age is 18 for family bookings per stateroom.
    • No dry cleaning available onboard.
    • No elevators onboard Wind Spirit or Wind Star.
    • Only Wind Spirit offers 110 volt (USA) outlets.
    • Only Wind Star offers a Cigar Room onboard.
    • Open seating dining.
    • Passports are collected and stored in the Purser's Office. 
    • Permitted to bring onboard 2 bottles of wine or champagne on 7 day sailings or 3 bottles for 8+ day sailings.
    • Qualified Service Dogs are permitted. Advance notice required.
    • Prices are charged in USD.
    • Select sailings offer a overnight port stay.
    • Star Breeze, Star Legend & Star Pride over accessible staterooms.
    • Requires 15% deposit.
    • Shipboard Credit can not be applied towards to the Hotel Service Charge.
    • Unable to accommodate halal or kosher diets.



    Monteverde, Costa Rica. Photo Credit: JanBartel/Pixabay




    We're always happy to work with you to extend your experience on a pre and/or post cruise stay, as well.


    By the way, our signature collection of Hosted Sailing provides our Clients:

    • Welcome Reception - A great sip and mingle event
    • Private Car & Driver - Enjoy a in depth sightseeing with your own personal guide
    • Shore Excursions - Enjoy our speciality planned excursion
    • Shipboard Credit


    Our Hosted Sailings are available with select cruise linesdates may vary.


    Now, for the Do-It-Yourself Travelers, you may book your Windstar Cruises next sailing directly on our website, Louvet Travel. Receiving all the personalized care that our valued Clients experience! Truly your one source for all your questions. 




    Boston, MA. Photo Credit: Monica Volpin/Pixabay


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    Mid Atlantic Departure Cruise Ports

    Photo Credit: Ylanite Koppens/Pixabay The Mid Atlantic region consists of Delaware, District of Washington, Maryland, New Jersey, New York a...