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Virtual Vacation - Ingenious Travel
 
 
 
 

Virtual Vacation

Virtual Vacation

When stay-at-home orders were put into place, 
travel ground to a halt.

Until we can get back out on the road, why not
TAKE A VIRTUAL VACATION!!!

*Be sure to register even if you can’t make it live as the webinar is being recorded!

Also, join our Take a Virtual Vacation Facebook Group [HERE]

AmaWaterways | River Cruise| Ingenious Travel

August 6 – Europe’s Rivers and Castles – Wine Cruise

Join us, virtually, to learn about our array of luxury river cruising products. European River Cruises transport you to the best of worlds – fascinating history, art and culture, stunning landscapes, and fine wine and food. Sail the blue Danube, romantic Rhine River, or another storied European river and come away with a new perspective on this incomparable land. Discover our exotic destinations too!!!

Hope to see you there!

Register HERE for this amazing trip down the rivers of Europe!

** Guests currently registered for the Wine Tasting cruise Fall 2021 webinar will receive $100 off their cabin for attending and inviting guest to join you!

August 11 – The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are the home of modern ecology, where noted ecologist Charles Darwin developed his theories on evolution and adaptation. And they are the location that ecologists from all over the world continue to flock to in their studies of the world’s most unique ecosystems.

Register for this virtual escape HERE!

No worries if you can’t make it live, it’s being recorded.

Virtual Vacation Montreal | Ingenious Travel

August 18 – Montreal

Montréal is a vibrant, charismatic and welcoming city. A striking union of European charm and North American attitude, Montréal seduces visitors with a harmonious pairing of the historic and the new, from exquisite architecture to fine dining.

Day and night, Montréal pulses with activity. Each season, it is host to an array of events, exhibitions and gatherings for the thousands of culture, nature and thrill seekers who come here to enjoy its diverse offerings. While Montréal’s masterful chefs continue to elevate its reputation as a gourmet destination, creative artists and artisans draw admirers in droves to the haute couture ateliers, arts galleries and charming boutiques that line the city streets.

If you cannot attend the live webinar, still register & you’ll have access to the recorded session afterwards!! Also, when you register, you can pre-submit any questions you have about Montreal!

Register HERE for a taste of France in  North America!

Register even if you can’t make it live as it will be recorded!

Egypt | Ingenious Travel

August 20 – Secrets of Egypt and the Nile

Allow yourself to be treated to a connoisseur’s discovery of this ancient civilization as only AmaWaterways can provide – with an unparalleled 11-night Nile River cruise and land experience that includes exquisite cuisine, authentic experiences and the extraordinary service for which AmaWaterways is renowned.

Sail aboard the luxurious, newly designed AmaDahlia and explore ancient wonders, such as the beguiling Temple of Luxor and the mystifying Valley of the Kings and Queens. Plus, come face-to-face with the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Sphinx and the three Pyramids of Giza.

This unforgettable itinerary includes exclusive experiences, such as a private tour of the tomb of Queen Nefertari and a private lunch at the Abdeen Presidential Palace. Uncover the many mysteries and secrets that have shaped Egypt’s past and continue to influence the future of this remarkable land.

This is an event you don’t want to miss! Register HERE:

**Guest currently registered for the Wine Tasting cruise Fall 2021 webinar will receive $100 off their cabin for attending and inviting guest to join you!

Virtual Vacation Machu Picchu | Ingenious Travel

August 25 – Machu Picchu

Welcome to the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru. Prepare yourself as you are about to embark on a virtual tour exploring one of the most intriguing destinations on the planet. Don’t worry … you won’t need heavy hiking gear or an experienced guide to tour the spectacular views and scenery the magnificent complex has to offer.

Register HERE to join us on a visit to this mysterious, ancient land.

Register even if you can’t make it live as it will be recorded!

virtual vacation bourbon trail | Ingenious Travel

September 1 – The Bourbon Trail (Rescheduled from August 4th)

Learn what makes a centuries-old tradition as uniquely American as our river cruises with this rare opportunity to experience an extraordinary journey through America’s heartland and into the roots of Kentucky’s bourbon region on a river cruise

This special themed voyage will take you behind the scenes and into the history books to show you where bourbon comes from, how it is made and the ways to distinguish the unique characteristics of different distilleries. Not only have we arranged for special tastings, creative menus, and cooking demonstrations, but also we are thrilled to announce an exclusive line-up of special onboard guests.

Both onboard and ashore, each day of your luxury river cruise presents an eclectic blend of music, creative workshops and a wealth of enrichment that can’t be found anywhere else. This dynamic blend of historic discovery, toe-tapping entertainment and complimentary tours of the finest bourbon distilleries creates a uniquely American river cruise that you simply cannot afford to miss!

Click HERE to register for this extraordinary journey through America’s heartland!

Register even if you can’t attend live as it will be recorded.

Past Virtual Vacations

Australia | Ingenious Travel

April 23- Australia

Australia – the land of plenty, belonging to a few!

Discover Australia’s unique destinations, from the incomparable Red Centre and Kakadu National Park to the iconic beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.  Australia is abound by countless treasures that cover a breathtaking diversity of landscapes, from the mountainous Australian Alps to Fraser Island’s sand dunes, rainforest and lakes.

Australia has so much for you to explore, whether you want nature, wildlife, outback adventure, islands, rainforest or reef.  Australia’s unique beauty is spread across eight states and territories – why not discover them all!

Just click on this link for the recording. Please make sure you mention your travel agent, our travel agency by name, and Maria’s email address as it is being hosted by Down Under Answers.

River Cruising | Ingenious Travel

April 30 – Cruising the Rivers of Europe and Egypt

Ocean cruises take you to countries, river cruises take you through them.

Pour a glass of your favorite wine, and join us on April 30 for a “sip and sail” presentation by AMAWaterways, as we go on a virtual vacation!

We will cover wine themed cruising, Christmas Markets, and cruising in Egypt.

Click HERE for the recording! 

Wellington | New Zealad | Ingenious Travel

May 7 – New Zealand

New Zealand is invigorating, exciting and delightfully refreshing. With awe-inspiring scenery, revel in the culture of this diverse and fascinating land. See spectacular glaciers, picturesque fiords, rugged mountains, vast plains, rolling hillsides, subtropical forests and miles of sandy coastline. Discover how Maori values have an ongoing influence on everyday life with many opportunities to experience the culture first-hand. See geothermal activity up close in Rotorua with sprouting geysers, hot water pools and bubbling mud pools.

Just click on this link  for the recording. Please make sure you enter your name and Maria’s email address as it is being hosted by Down Under Answers.

South Pacific | Tahiti | Ingenious Travel

May 14 – The South Pacific

Turquoise lagoons, sugary white sand beaches, dramatic volcanic peaks and vanilla scented air. On the ‘Islands of Love’ a fantasy of sunsets, exotic resorts, romantic beach walks and some of the best diving in the world unfolds.

Just click on this link for the recording.. Please make sure you enter your name and Maria’s email address as it is being hosted by Down Under Answers.

May 21 – Anchorage, Alaksa

Where does your mind go when you think about Alaska? Perhaps you dream about their highest mountains or the Arctic plains. The deep green of the old growth rainforest or the varying blues of their rushing rivers, tranquil lakes, deep oceans, and ancient glaciers.

Alaska is all you imagine and more. It’s where you’ve always belonged.

Take a virtual vacation;  explore and get inspired by their vast landscapes, Native cultures, wildlife, and wild places.

To access the recording, click HERE 

*Be sure to register even if you can’t make it live as the webinar is being recorded!’to

South Africa | Ingenious Travel

May 21 – South Africa

South Africa is an incredible destination in so many ways – it is the kind of destination that will touch all of your senses in a myriad of ways, and once all is said and done you probably won’t be the same again. The incredible diversity is a key attraction – from the deserts of the Kgalagadi to the lush green forests of Tsitsikamma to the unspoiled beaches of the Wild Coast to the vibrant nightlife of Cape Town – South Africa really does have it all.

Just click on this link for the recording. Please make sure you enter your name and Maria’s email address as it is being hosted by Down Under Answers.

Iceland | Northern Lights| Ingenious Travel

May 28 – Iceland

Welcome to Iceland, a country of sharp contrasts. A place where fire and ice co-exist. Where dark winters are offset by the summer’s midnight sun. A country where insular existence has spurred a rich and vibrant culture. 

​To access the recording, click HERE

 

My Africa | Ingenious Travel

May 28 – Kenya Safari

Within the borders of a single country, you will find savannahs rich with big game, timeless cultures unchanged by the modern world, pristine beaches and coral reef, equatorial forests and mighty snow-capped mountains, searing deserts and cool highland retreats and endless opportunities for adventure, discovery, relaxation; more than you would ever expect.

To access the recording, click HERE!

Be sure to enter your name and Maria’s email: maria@ingenioustravel.com

Scotland | Edinburg Castle | Ingenious Travel

June 2 – Scotland (Rescheduled from May 14)

One of the best things about Scotland is its diversity. The rolling countryside, bustling cities, icy mountain peaks and charming villages all combine to provide an excellent holiday destination, whether you’re looking for an action-packed break, a cultural adventure or a relaxing retreat. If you’re yet to be tempted by this enticing country, join us on a virtual vacation to Scotland! (One session: 3 PM EDT)

To access the recording, click HERE

Thailand | Ingenious Travel

June 4 – Thailand

We head to East to Thailand with our friend Jeff Adam.

Thailand, the ‘Land of Smiles’ boasts tropical beaches, mountain jungles, quaint villages and bustling cities. In Bangkok, a 21st-century playground, the scent of spicy street food fills the air, and the Grand Palace recalls the country’s ancient traditions. Outside the capital, the wonders of the countryside enchant, whether you are trekking in the northern hills, exploring Ayutthaya’s splendid ruins, or diving in the waters of the idyllic southern coast.

Just click on one of the sessions below to sign up. Make sure you mention your travel agent, their travel agency name and email address as it is being hosted by Asia Answers.

To access the recording, click HERE

Adventure Travel | Ingenious Travel

June 9 – Domestic Adventure Travel

Looking to travel closer to home this year? Want a little adventure in your travels? Join us to discuss adventure travel with Dan Austin as he highlights Austin Adventure’s top 10 domestic adventure travel destinations.

Adventure travel is a type of tourism, involving exploration. Adventure tourism has grown in recent decades, as tourists seek different kinds of vacations. Adventure travel may be any tourist activity, including two of the following three components: a physical activity, a cultural exchange or interaction and engagement with nature.

To access the recording, click HERE

*Be sure to register even if you can’t make it live as the webinar is being recorded!

You can also find additional virtual vacations in our Facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TakeAVirtualVacation/

Botswana | Ingenious Travel

June 11 – Botswana

With an area of almost 373 000 square miles, Botswana is virtually the same size as Texas. Travelers come to experience the stunning beauty of the world’s largest intact inland Delta – the Okavango; the unimaginable vastness of the world’s second largest game reserve – the Central Kalahari Game Reserve; the isolation and other-worldliness of the Makgadikgadi Pans – uninhabited pans the size of Portugal; and the astoundingly prolific wildlife of the Chobe National Park.

Just click on one of the sessions below to sign up. Make sure you mention your travel agent, their travel agency name and email address as it is being hosted by Asia Answers,

To access the recording, click HERE.

Ireland | Ingenious Travel

June 16 – Ireland

The magnificent scenery of Ireland’s Atlantic coastline faces a 2,000-mile wide expanse of ocean, and its geographic isolation has helped it to develop a rich heritage of culture and tradition that was linked initially to the Gaelic language.

Ireland is also renowned for its wealth of folklore, from tales of tiny leprechauns with hidden pots of gold to that of the patron saint, Patrick, with his legendary ridding the island of snakes and his reputed use of the three-leaved shamrock as a symbol for the Christian Trinity.

To access the recording, click HERE!

Register even if you can’t make it live as this session is being recorded! You’ll also be able to find it on our Faceebook group: Take A Virtual Vacation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TakeAVirtualVacation/

Queensland | Ocean Spirit| Ingenious Travel

June 18 – Queensland

Queensland calls itself the ‘Sunshine State’, and enjoys semi-tropical weather, thousands of miles of beaches, and an easy going life-style. Queensland occupies approximately 25% of of Australia, so there’s lots of space for you to explore. In the north the tropical region has rain-forests, gorges, islands, and massive rivers which cut access to many places after rains. In the south, the climate is more moderate with cooler nights and clearer days. It is divided east-west by the Great Dividing Range which closely follows the coastline. West of the range the ‘Outback’ is cattle country with sparse vegetation and in the more remote areas nights will be below zero in winter and days can reach over 100° in summer. The region features some of Australia’s most iconic tour attractions including the Great Barrier Reef and the Gold Coast. In the far north Cape York Peninsula and the Daintree Forest and gaining increasing popularity, and the islands off the coast in the reef are popular holiday destinations for millions each year.

Just click on one of the sessions below to sign up. Make sure you mention your travel agent, their travel agency name and email address as it is being hosted by Asia Answers.

To access the recording, click HERE

New Orleans | Jackson Square | Ingenious Travel

May 23 – New Orleans

New Orleans is known for its mostly grown-up attractions, but the Big Easy also has plenty to keep the family happy as well. If you’re traveling with youngsters, the city has two great parks to explore, plus the world-renowned Audubon attractions (zoo, aquarium and insectarium). Spending an afternoon in the Garden District gazing at the beautiful estates and brushing up on your local history will have you feeling like a native. Sports fans will need to keep an eye on the NFL schedule to see if the Saints are in town during their trip.

To access the recording, click HERE.

Remember to register even if you can’t make it live as the session will be recorded.

You can also find additional virtual vacations in our Facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TakeAVirtualVacation/

Japan | Ingenious Travel

June 25 – Japan

Japan Is famous for their amazing history, Mt Fuji, unrivaled technology and Samurais. Many of those seem to have been touched on already, but current day Japan is becoming famous for many other things as well like Anime, Sushi, Sumo and Cherry Blossoms.

Just click on one of the sessions below to sign up. Make sure you mention your travel agent, their travel agency name and email address as it is being hosted by Asia Answers.

To access the recording, click HERE.

Washington DC | Jefferson Memorial | Ingenious Travel

June 30 – Washington DC

Why not celebrate 4th of July a little early?

Monuments and memorials, eclectic neighborhoods, true local flavor – Washington, DC is a place unlike any other. It’s your home away from home with free museums and America’s front yard. Take a virtual vacation of our nation’s capital and check out all the things to do, places to eat and ways to stay.

To access the replay, click HERE:

*Be sure to register even if you can’t make it live as the webinar is being recorded!

You can also find additional virtual vacations in our Facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TakeAVirtualVacation/

July 7 – Antarctica

Antarctica, the southernmost continent and site of the South Pole, is a virtually uninhabited, ice-covered landmass. Most cruises to the continent visit the Antarctic Peninsula, which stretches toward South America. It’s known for the Lemaire Channel and Paradise Harbor, striking, iceberg-flanked passageways, and Port Lockroy, a former British research station turned museum. The peninsula’s isolated terrain also shelters rich wildlife, including many penguins.

Join us to hear from my friend, Jennifer Renoylds as she entertainly recaps her trip to Antactica and how it was truly a life changing adventure!

To register for this enchanting virtual vacation to Antarctica, click HERE.

Tahiti | Ingeious Travel

July 9 – Tahiti

Turquoise lagoons, sugary white sand beaches, dramatic volcanic peaks and vanilla scented air. On the ‘Islands of Love’ a fantasy of sunsets, exotic resorts, romantic beach walks and some of the best diving in the world unfolds.

Tahiti is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that constitute what is officially known as French Polynesia. The island of Tahiti and the capital city of Papeete are located in the Society Islands, an archipelago that includes the high-rising islands of Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha’a, and Bora Bora. Other dramatic island groups are the Tuamotu Atolls with the slender coral wreaths of Rangiroa, Manihi, Tikehau, and Fakarava and the Marquesas – with the massive mountains on the islands of Nuku Hiva and Hiva Oa.

You can find the recording for Tahiti HERE!

Dude ranch |Ingenious Travel

July 14 – Dude Ranch Vacations

When you think of a dude ranch vacation do you imagine time in the saddle and think it might be fun for a day or two, but wonder if there is enough to do for an entire vacation? Well, there is great news for travelers who would enjoy any amount of western lifestyle activities such as horseback riding and cattle work. If you look into it further, modern day dude ranches offer a lot more than just this. With scenic landscapes, great accommodations and knowledgeable staff, dude ranch activities vary for a diverse crowd – whether that is your multigenerational family, business associates or small group of best friends.

It doesn’t matter if you would consider yourself a “city slicker” or an equestrian, everyone will get to ride horses and spend time doing what they enjoy the most. Dude ranches offer attractions and services that travel far beyond the trail. Fine dining? Well that’s just the beginning. Outdoor exercise? Any and all kinds. Relaxation? You got it.

Click HERE for the webinar recording! 

You can also find additional virtual vacations in our Facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TakeAVirtualVacation/

South Australia | Ingenious Travel

July 16 – South Australia

South Australia offers ranges, deserts, islands, rolling hills and valleys, pastures, winelands and the mighty Murray River system.  South Australia is home to long summers, stunning beaches and award-winning wine, events and festivals. It’s the gateway to the unique National Landscapes of the Flinders Ranges and iconic Kangaroo Island.

Find the South Australia recording HERE!

Italy | Ingenious Travel

July 21 – Italy

Italy, with its rich culture, its enviable way of life and its world-changing history, has fascinated world travelers for millennia. Dreams of strolling through the rolling hills, admiring the antiquities and indulging in the Epicurean delights of the Bel Paese are almost universal, as is our sincere hope – truth be told – that we might return home a bit more “Italian” than when we came.

Click HERE for the recording of our virtual vacation to Italy!

You can also find additional virtual vacations listed in our Facebook Group: 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TakeAVirtualVacation/

July 23 – Bali

Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats.

​You can access the Fiji recording HERE! 

July 28 – Hawaii

Aloha and e kipa mai (welcome) to The Hawaiian Islands!

Six unique islands. Six unique experiences. You know Hawai’i for its deep turquoise waters, sculpted mountains, rugged lava fields and sandy beaches in eerie hue from white to black. But beyond the picturesque landscapes, you’ll find so much more!

You can watch the recorded Hawai’i vacation HERE!

July 30 – Fiji

Fiji islands are the essence of tropical paradise – with white sandy beaches, swaying coconut trees and pristine waters. Revel in the world class resorts, snorkel, dive, surf, visit the villages, and enjoy Fiji’s most precious assets, her smiling locals and their welcoming ‘Bula’.

Missed it or just want to watch it again? You can do so HERE!