Destination Travel Planning

Destination Travel Planning

10 Amazing Vacation Spots in Africa

Posted on November 22, 2015 6:18 pm under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

1. Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls is one of the most beautiful and spectacular waterfalls in the world. Known to locals as Mosi-oa-Tunya, or “The Cloud That Thunders”, it is loved by visitors for its beauty, boasting spray from a little over 354 feet high cascade…twice the spray of Niagara Falls. (more…)

Ready to Visit Cuba?

Posted on January 3, 2016 6:24 pm under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

The beautiful island of Cuba lies just 90 miles off the southern tip of Florida, yet seems like such a far off land due to a volatile history with the U.S. It is the largest island in the Caribbean, and is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean meet. It is south of Florida and the Bahamas, west of Haiti and north of Jamaica. A large Caribbean island nation under communist rule, Cuba is known for its white-sand beaches, rolling mountains, cigars and rum.  Havana, its beautiful and dynamic capital city, is home to Spanish colonial architecture. The soul of Havana can be seen in the Salsa moves of the Cuban people in many of the city’s dance clubs, and cabaret shows can be enjoyed at the world famous Tropicana. (more…)

The Best Places To Visit On Your Brazilian Vacation

Posted on January 17, 2016 6:21 pm under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Brazil is an exciting world travel destination, and as you all know by now, the 2016 Olympic Games recently took place in Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil’s most amazing cities. This was an opportunity for Brazil to further showcase its beauty and world appeal as a great destination for travelers of all types. Known for being home to one of the world’s top football teams,  and home to great soccer players including Pele, Neymar and Ronaldinho to name a few, Brazil is probably best known for the annual Rio de Janeiro Carnival, and the astonishing Iguazu Falls.


Top Reasons to Visit South Africa

Posted on February 14, 2016 6:23 pm under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Post-Apartheid South Africa has gone through many historic changes within the last 20 years. One of the many compelling evidence of such historic changes is the commemoration of the country’s first non-racial elections held in 1994. This election brought Mr. Nelson Mandela of the African National Congress to power as

South Africa’s first black president. With a thriving economy, wonderful people, and amazing tourist attractions, now is a perfect time to visit South Africa. We have compiled the following list to highlight some of the many things to do while visiting South Africa. (more…)

Beautiful St. Bart

Posted on March 13, 2016 6:35 pm under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

St. Barts (sometimes referred to as St. Barthelemy and St. Barths) is located 15 miles southeast of St. Martin and is an overseas collectivity of France. It is often referred to as the French Riviera of the Caribbean. The beautiful island is famous for being one of the most expensive islands to visit in the world. St. Barts is hilly, eight square miles, and contains 21 white-sand beaches, all of which are open to the general public.  St Barts rarely gets crowded, even during the high season. The island takes great measures to cater to the rich, wealthy, famous and infamous. Visitors cannot help but notice the many million dollar yachts that occupy the harbor of Gustavia and the islands numerous inlets. Visitors can enter the island via plane at St. Barts tiny airport, or by ferry boats from the neighboring island of St. Martin. (more…)

Destination Travel – Sydney, Australia

Posted on April 3, 2016 6:43 pm under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Sydney is a must see world class destination that offers cultural diversity and a modern flare. It is a beautiful city that is full of modern architecture, a breathtaking harbor, and countless other attractions that will make your stay memorable. The city has a history that dates back over 220 years. The Rocks district, the oldest part of colonized Australia, was built in the late 1700 and boasts cobblestone streets that will take you back in time. Sydney offers a wonderful blend of the past and the future, and is a city that is constantly being developed with new attractions and sights for tourists to see (more…)

Destination Travel: Costa Rica

Posted on May 1, 2016 6:47 pm under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Costa Rica offers incredible biodiversity and many different climates, giving the destination traveler a variety of destinations and activities to explore and enjoy. The hardest part of planning a trip to Costa Rica is that is has so much to offer. If you have never visited Costa Rica, a good way to enjoy your stay is to pick one or two regions of the country and give yourself ample time to explore. The biggest reason Costa Rica is such an exciting country to visit, is that you can see multiple locations and habitats in a single vacation of 7 to 10 days. The following is a sampling of everything Costa Rica has to offer the destination traveler. (more…)

Top 5 Reasons Your Next Vacation Should be a Cruise

Posted on September 4, 2016 7:00 pm under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Have you been thinking about taking a cruise, but have some apprehension!  Have your friends and family taken cruises and always brag about how amazing they are?  As seasoned cruisers on most of the major cruise lines, we are confident in telling you that you will have the time of your life!  We have highlighted a few reasons below to help you understand how fantastic your first cruise experience will be.   (more…)

Top 10 Places To Visit In Beautiful Dubai

Posted on October 16, 2016 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf.  This beautiful metropolis is also the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the country. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate’s northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. Not only is Dubai a fabulous global city, but it is also host to World Expo 2020.


The Most Affordable Caribbean Destinations

Posted on October 30, 2016 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

The Caribbean is without a doubt one of the most beautiful regions in the world, and is a very popular tourist destination. It is located southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America. The region is comprised of the Caribbean Sea, its islands, and the surrounding coasts.  Some islands in the Caribbean are surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some border both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. (more…)

10 Things to Do in Bangkok

Posted on February 19, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city, is everything and more of what you would expect from such a magical country. A bustling and crowded city, Bangkok is definitely loud and full of life. The people, food and culture emanates diversity, color and abundant amazingness. The gateway to Thailand and other areas of Thailand, Bangkok is without a doubt Thailand’s anchor. Bangkok’s international airport offers multiple daily flight to other destinations within Thailand. Bangkok offers everything from world class shopping malls, great food, museums, palaces, and engaging culture to breathtaking high rises. We have compiled a list below of some of our favorite things to do in Bangkok. (more…)

Top Destination Wedding Tips

Posted on April 2, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning destination-wedding | Comment

Are you planning a destination wedding? Just got engaged and need to start working on the details of your destination wedding? You have come to the right place. The destination wedding specialists at Elite Travel Team have planned many beautiful and memorable destination weddings to locations around the globe. Our destination wedding travel specialists will help you identify locations, book venues, and connect you with the right team to help you accomplish your dream destination wedding. We are devoted to ensuring you have an astonishing and stress-free wedding. We will also assist you with booking air, hotel, transfers, and just about anything else you need to make your destination wedding memorable. Not only do we take care of you, but we also take care of your guests by booking their air, hotel, excursions, and anything else they need. We have compiled a list of destination wedding tips below to help you out.  (more…)

Visit Spectacular Dubai

Posted on April 16, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Dubai is well known for its warm hospitality and opulent cultural heritage. The Emirati people are very hospitable to visitors, and each year Dubai receives millions of business and leisure travelers from around the globe. Beautiful Beaches, luxurious hotels, beautiful deserts and a huge variety of shopping choices make Dubai a must visit for any traveler. Some of the must do’s in Dubai are: (more…)

Visit Beautiful Cape Town Today

Posted on April 30, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Cape Town is considered the most cosmopolitan city in South Africa, as it hosts many cultures that contribute to the city’s music, food, and festival scenes. Most tourist come to Cape Town to experience the beautiful beaches, panoramic views and vibrant restaurants. To best understand Cape Town, it is important to learn and understand the aftermath of decades of racial and economic oppression caused by apartheid.  Here are five places to see when in Cape Town. (more…)

Visit Historic Johannesburg

Posted on May 14, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Known as the gateway to Africa, Johannesburg is a stopping point for millions of travelers annually.  It is also a great destination, and a must see when in Africa. Johannesburg, which began as a gold mining settlement in the 19th century, is South Africa’s biggest city, one of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the world, and is also the capital of the Gauteng province. Joburg, as it is affectionately known locally, is home to OR Tambo International Airport, the busiest airport in Africa. Joburg is a fascinating and historic city. We have compiled a list of places to visit when in Joburg. (more…)

Visit Fabulous Las Vegas

Posted on June 11, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Beautiful Las Vegas is located in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, and is a resort city known for its amazing nightlife, 24 hour casinos and endless entertainment options. There is literally something in Vegas for everyone to do, including designer boutiques, high end shopping, extravagant musicals and comedies, thrill rides and plenty of family oriented activities. The city is famous for its all you can eat buffets and lavish restaurants run by celebrity chefs.  Las Vegas is a place where being over the top is expected and encouraged. As the saying goes, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. (more…)

Summer Vacation Destination Ideas

Posted on June 25, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Summer is upon us, and with the kids out of school, it is now time to have fun in the sun with the entire family. Many families are short on funds and need a variety of exciting quick summer getaways that can be done on any budget with proper planning.  We have compiled a list of places below where families can escape and make the best of the long hot summer days. (more…)

Things To Do In The U.S. Virgin Islands

Posted on July 9, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

The U.S. Virgin Islands offer various amazing accommodations and activities on all three islands, including St. Croix.  St. Thomas, and St. John There are many things to do on the islands including kayaking, sport fishing, biking, golf, tennis, horseback riding, and hiking. The islands also offer watersports such as sailing, scuba diving, and snorkeling.  The list below includes some of the top destination and activities the islands have to offer. (more…)

Family Holiday Vacation Destinations

Posted on September 3, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Now that the kids are back in school, it’s time for you to plan your 2017 holiday vacation. The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy a break from the daily routines of school, and a perfect time to take a family vacation. Traveling is a way to introduce children to new cultures, languages and food, and also provides one of the best ways for children to learn and grow as individuals. Traveling, without a doubt, is a great way to expose the entire family to new information and knowledge that simply cannot be learned in a classroom. (more…)

Top 10 South American Travel Destinations

Posted on October 8, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

The vastly under-explored continent of South America was once home to some of the world’s oldest civilizations. Steeped in history, South American cities have charm, beauty, and unmatched elegance, and are treasures waiting to be visited. (more…)

Hawaii Vacations & Must-do Activities

Posted on November 5, 2017 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

The Islands of Hawaii are homes to treasures unlike any other place you will travel. Hawaii is not just the birthplace of hula and modern surfing, but it is a place of relaxation, natural beauty and adventures, as wells as wonderful local people. The itineraries of travel to Hawaii can vary from adventure tours, to cultural sights, to a hike in a volcano, or endless options for other family fun. Or, you can simply find a great beach and enjoy the day soaking up the sun. No matter your itinerary, your trip can’t go wrong with visits to any of these wonderful place. (more…)

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Playa Del Carmen

Posted on January 14, 2018 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Playa del Carmen is an easy-going city with a rich and old-style Mexican culture. It is located in the Riviera Maya, and boasts beautiful sandy beaches and quick access to Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum. Playa del Carmen is a great tourist destination and vacationer’s paradise.  It has many all-inclusive destinations that provide meals and numerous activities, all included in the room rate.  Here are some of Playa del Carmen’s best all-inclusive resorts.  (more…)

Why Hire a Destination Wedding Travel Agent

Posted on May 13, 2018 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Are you in the process of planning a destination wedding? Have you realized that setting up the logistics for your entire wedding party is really a large task that can be overwhelming? These are the three biggest benefits of hiring a destination wedding travel planner. (more…)

Top Ski Resorts in Colorado

Posted on October 14, 2018 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Colorado is home to 23 of the best ski resorts in the country, and is also the perfect place for skiers and snowboarders alike. Heavy snowfalls and a wide variety of terrain create perfect conditions, making this part of the Rocky Mountains an incredible venue for your next winter vacation. Twenty-Three resorts offer historic ski towns, sunshine, and some of the best ski schools around. (more…)

Places to see in Hong Kong

Posted on December 16, 2018 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Hong Kong, located in southeastern Asia, is by several estimates the most popular tourist city in the world. More than 26 million people visited Hong Kong in 2018. This popular tourist destination is a mixture of Eastern and Western cultural influences. Hong Kong, which means “fragrant Harbor” is made up of four main areas: Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, the New Territories, and a group of smaller islands.


Top 20 Bucket List Travel Destinations

Posted on April 14, 2019 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Bucket List – Is defined as a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to experience or accomplish during his or her lifetime.



Posted on May 19, 2019 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Israel is one of the few places in the world that stirs a great deal of passion. From the beauty of the breathtaking valleys and hills, the stillness and rich history of the Dead Sea, the canyon of Makhtesh Ramon, to the ancient walls of Nazareth and Jerusalem. The everyday life of three religions run deeply through the country. Orthodox Jews, Muslims, and Christians all call Israel home. 


Top 10 Places to See in Iceland

Posted on September 22, 2019 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Iceland is a great travel destination filled with striking landscapes where molten lava erupts from ice and rivers run through deserts. The country is known for its primordial poles of fire and frost, endless winter nights, and summers where the sun never sets. It can be a little overwhelming to decide what to do and where to visit in Iceland. Before you book your trip, take a look at these top recommended places to see in Iceland to truly appreciate the many unique attractions and differing landscapes.


Top 15 Things to do in Italy

Posted on October 20, 2019 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Italy is a spectacular travel destination that needs no introduction. Italy’s impact to the world can be seen all over the country with its crumbling ruins, the beautiful and timeless artwork, and impressive palaces and castles that dot the countryside.


Top 10 Things to do in Montreal

Posted on November 17, 2019 10:00 am under | destination-travel-planning | Comment

Montreal is made up of 120 distinct ethnic communities with a population of more than 3.6 million people, making Montréal an amazing mosaic of cultures and traditions. Montreal is the world’s second largest francophone city after Paris. Montréal is a big, busy, exhilarating city, with so much to see and do.



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