Day: February 7, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Travel in 2021

Just because we haven’t been traveling doesn’t mean our favorite destinations weren’t busy creating new adventures, thinking more sustainably, and capitalizing on the pandemic-driven outdoor boom. There’s a lot to be excited about this year. If you don’t know where to start, we’ve got you. Here’s everything (give or take) in the adventure travel world worth knowing about this year.

1. Sustainability Is the Future

A ski trip with Bella Coola Heli Sports
A ski trip with Bella Coola Heli Sports (Photo: Bella Coola Heli Sports/Eric Berger)

We all know that some of the planet’s most beautiful places are being loved to death. COVID-19’s forced pause on tourism has been a wake-up call about just how significant our environmental impact is. Here are three ways the travel industry plans to dial it back going forward.

Reservations Only: Before the pandemic, the thought of calling ahead to visit a national park or an outdoor mecca seemed preposterous. But

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10 Boat Tours in Pikes Peak Region: Map, Photos, + Reviews

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Feel the adrenaline rush as you splash down the rapids of beautiful Arkansas River during a river rafting and tubing tour from Canon City. Yo

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Raft Masters has been in business under the same ownership since 1989. Few rafting companies can boast that length of continuous dedication a

Tours from $56

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WITH their wild terrain and pristine beaches, the remote islands of Uist are considered one of the nation’s best-kept secrets.

But the Outer Hebrides were almost overrun with celebrity presenters last autumn after the Covid pandemic curtailed globetrotting.

Joanna Lumley recalls today how she bumped into Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond and their 45-strong crew as they filmed The Grand Tour on the six-island chain, which has a total population of just over 5,000.

The trio also crossed paths with comedians Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse, no doubt keen to catch some of the area’s abundant trout and salmon for their BBC2 series Gone Fishing.

Just weeks later, Dame Darcey Bussell would make the 40-mile journey from the mainland for her new Wild Coasts Of Scotland show.

And Romesh Ranganathan also visited the Outer Hebrides – namely the isles of Skye, Harris and Lewis – for his Christmas BBC

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The Four Seasons is offering private jet transfers to its resorts across Hawaii



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In a bid to woo would-be travelers who are apprehensive about boarding very long and potentially very crowded commercial flights to the Hawaiian Islands, Four Seasons’ portfolio of resorts in Hawaii has partnered with Jet Edge to provide private flights to any one of the Hawaiian Four Seasons Resorts — from anywhere in the United States.

While the coronavirus pandemic has left a large majority of travelers stuck at home, it’s also led to the phenomenally well-heeled escaping to less-populated parts of the world in private planes to avoid the crowds, layovers and germs that come with commercial travel.

Flights will be on board either Bombardier or Gulfstream jets with room for 12 to 16

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