Catalina’s reputation for boutique hotels and expensive lobster dinners proceeds the island itself, and often overshadows the 88 percent of land whose ecosystems remain well protected.
Wonder why Mykonos' infrastructure is so crappy? Look no further than the bank accounts of the island's leaders. We'd love to see similar investigations into other island escapes around the world (yes, Jamaica, we're talking about you).
Aristotle Onassis had a trophy wife in Jacqueline Kennedy, and now a Russian billionaire's daughter has purchased a trophy Greek island resort from Onassis' granddaughter. There is a certain symmetry in that.
Cyprus needs to shed its image as the place where rich people go to avoid paying their fair share, and been up on its promise of treating everyone equa.
Fans of the "Lost" television series could make something of this, surely. And for the record: iOS 6 maps don't include Sandy Island.
Nine Korean provinces and a micronation are teaming up to promote regional tourism through a shared currency, travel programs, and unique attempt to bring childlike fun to the industry.
Grenada is using the Olympic star's international recognition to spark travel interest in the small island and suggest visitors will encounter personalities just like James on their vacation.
Although much closer to Africa than India, the small island is hoping to attract wealthy Indian travelers to improve its tourism revenues and has started by hosting major road shows in Indian cities.
Introducing tourism on Saint Helena island could become an interesting experiment on how to implement sustainable tourism when given a clean slate and access to new technologies.
T+L and its competitor Conde Nast Traveler have long sought to distinguish their respective lists with new measurements and greater user participation, but they find themselves under increasing threats from non-glossy, best-of-like lists from across the web.