Focus on Business Travel

July 27, 2021

By Eric Hrubant I received an email recently from one of our corporate travel clients: “I've been looking at airfares for different locations… Is it my imagination or does everything seem outrageously priced right now? If so, do you think this is just a ...

Wellness Around the World: 4 Inspiring Experiences

July 22, 2021

by Jamie Edwards Self-care is a term receiving much attention lately. And rightly so. We are emerging from our cocoons after a long year of hibernation. What better time to take care of ourselves from the inside out? Strengthening our mental and physical ...

Yes, we do that, too.

July 13, 2021

by Eric Hrubant While it may have seemed like a mirage at first, travel advisors can't deny that we're seeing business travel trends ticking back up in favor of a comeback—one that may be much stronger than anticipated. First, it was vacation and ...

8 Questions With… Thiago Fortunato, Regional Sales Manager at Relais & Châteaux

July 9, 2021

When traveling for business or pleasure, what you eat can be as important as where you stay.  One of our favorite brands that takes great care and pride in both gastronomy and luxury accommodations is Relais & Châteaux.  CIRE COO Amy Brueckner was ...

5 of my Favorite Fabulous Hotels in Los Angeles

July 1, 2021

by Eric Hrubant When people say they’re going to LA for the weekend, they’re likely not going to downtown Los Angeles (not that there’s anything wrong if they did!), but likely escaping to the prominent destinations of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, ...

Botswana is the Magic Kingdom

June 24, 2021

by Jamie Edwards There is no sound I can think of that compares to that of the African bush. Silence. Almost complete silence, except for the distant (and sometimes not so distant) roar of a lion, the slow, steady, padded thump of an ...

8 Questions With… Gary Stevens, Executive Director of Sales at EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services

June 10, 2021

Our success at CIRE Travel is built on relationships:  Great relationships with our loyal clients who trust us with their most important business trips, luxury vacations and honeymoons; and great, long-term relationships with our incredible partners in the travel industry.  We’d like to ...

My 10 Favorite Luxury Hotels in Charleston, South Carolina

June 2, 2021

by Eric Hrubant We all see Charleston continue to make many of the “best of” lists, and it’s clearly a favorite for a lot of tourists. Before Covid, the city was seeing well over seven million visitors each year, and since all of ...

The Four Seasons Punta Mita is the ‘Perfect’ Resort

May 20, 2021

by Jamie Edwards I love traveling to hidden, off-the-beaten-path, inaccessible, far-flung destinations. I love hotels that are boutique in size, blend seamlessly into the environment, and whose entrances are easily passed unnoticed. The Four Seasons Punta Mita is not one of those places. ...

8 Questions With… Kylie Ranger, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Hotel Emblem

May 14, 2021

CIRE president, Eric Hrubant met this month’s 8 Questions interviewee on a 2013 FAM trip to the then newly opened Hotel Zetta.  FAM is short for “familiarization.”  Travel advisors are invited on FAM trips so that they can personally experience hotels, airlines, and ...

Focus on Business Travel

July 27, 2021

By Eric Hrubant I received an email recently from one of our corporate travel clients: “I've been looking at airfares for different locations… Is it my imagination or does everything seem outrageously priced right now? If so, do you think this is just a ...

Wellness Around the World: 4 Inspiring Experiences

July 22, 2021

by Jamie Edwards Self-care is a term receiving much attention lately. And rightly so. We are emerging from our cocoons after a long year of hibernation. What better time to take care of ourselves from the inside out? Strengthening our mental and physical ...

Yes, we do that, too.

July 13, 2021

by Eric Hrubant While it may have seemed like a mirage at first, travel advisors can't deny that we're seeing business travel trends ticking back up in favor of a comeback—one that may be much stronger than anticipated. First, it was vacation and ...

8 Questions With… Thiago Fortunato, Regional Sales Manager at Relais & Châteaux

July 9, 2021

When traveling for business or pleasure, what you eat can be as important as where you stay.  One of our favorite brands that takes great care and pride in both gastronomy and luxury accommodations is Relais & Châteaux.  CIRE COO Amy Brueckner was ...

5 of my Favorite Fabulous Hotels in Los Angeles

July 1, 2021

by Eric Hrubant When people say they’re going to LA for the weekend, they’re likely not going to downtown Los Angeles (not that there’s anything wrong if they did!), but likely escaping to the prominent destinations of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, ...

Botswana is the Magic Kingdom

June 24, 2021

by Jamie Edwards There is no sound I can think of that compares to that of the African bush. Silence. Almost complete silence, except for the distant (and sometimes not so distant) roar of a lion, the slow, steady, padded thump of an ...

8 Questions With… Gary Stevens, Executive Director of Sales at EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services

June 10, 2021

Our success at CIRE Travel is built on relationships:  Great relationships with our loyal clients who trust us with their most important business trips, luxury vacations and honeymoons; and great, long-term relationships with our incredible partners in the travel industry.  We’d like to ...

My 10 Favorite Luxury Hotels in Charleston, South Carolina

June 2, 2021

by Eric Hrubant We all see Charleston continue to make many of the “best of” lists, and it’s clearly a favorite for a lot of tourists. Before Covid, the city was seeing well over seven million visitors each year, and since all of ...

The Four Seasons Punta Mita is the ‘Perfect’ Resort

May 20, 2021

by Jamie Edwards I love traveling to hidden, off-the-beaten-path, inaccessible, far-flung destinations. I love hotels that are boutique in size, blend seamlessly into the environment, and whose entrances are easily passed unnoticed. The Four Seasons Punta Mita is not one of those places. ...

8 Questions With… Kylie Ranger, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Hotel Emblem

May 14, 2021

CIRE president, Eric Hrubant met this month’s 8 Questions interviewee on a 2013 FAM trip to the then newly opened Hotel Zetta.  FAM is short for “familiarization.”  Travel advisors are invited on FAM trips so that they can personally experience hotels, airlines, and ...