ShermansTravel Buzz: February 2022

by  ShermansTravel Editorial Staff | Jan 26, 2022

Welcome to ShermansTravel Buzz, where we'll be offering short and sweet travel tidbits. Enjoy and bon voyage!

 NYC Winter Outing is On

Sharing news that NYC & Company’s NYC Winter Outing is live. From Jan 18 to Feb 13, visitors and locals can snag incredible discounts on dining, museums, attractions, performing arts, tours, hotels, and Broadway shows--in all five boroughs. The company's first-ever NYC Hotel Week is offering 22% off 110+ hotels across the five boroughs, including the new Margaritaville Resort Times Square and The Pierre.

Prix-fixe dining deals are available for lunch, dinner, and brunch. Included are restaurants like the venerable Tavern on The Green, offering a $39 lunch or $59 dinner menu with a 3-course meal from Executive Chef Tomasz Surowka. Choices included a pan-roasted striped bass or the potato gnocchi at lunchtime and a beef cheek Bourguignonne or the ricotta gnudi for dinner.

Additionally, 2-for-1 Broadway tickets can be booked here and 2-for-1 tickets to museums, attractions, tours and performing arts are found here

Trip-Stacking Is 2022's Latest Travel Trend

Trip-stacking — the trend in which travelers are booking back-to-back trips — first took off over the summer. However, research has shown that trip-stacking is here to stay through 2022 as people try to make up for lost vacation time while also preparing for unexpected COVID-19 complications (think: border closures, changing quarantine requirements, vaccine mandates, and so on). Will you be taking part in the latest travel trend? 

The World's Best-Performing Airline Has Been Named 

Last month, Delta Air Lines was announced as the world's top-performing airline. This is impressive, especially when you consider all the flight delays and cancelations that have arisen due to the pandemic. 

UK To End Testing Requirements for Vaccinated Travelers 

Beginning February 11, 2022, the United Kingdom will eliminate testing requirements for all vaccinated travelers. Plus, vaccinated people will no longer be required to take a COVID-19 test upon entry into the UK. 

Wave Season is Back

Wave season, which takes place annually from January to March, is arguably the best time of year to book a cruise. During this time, cruise lines tempt passengers with value-packed offerings and free perks like open bars, onboard credits, and discounted fares. Intrigued? Click here to learn more about wave season 2022 — including our top tips to help you score a great deal. 

American Cruise Lines Unveils Project Blue

American river cruises continue to skyrocket in popularity, and, to keep up with the demand, American Cruise Lines is building a brand-new fleet. The cruise line's newest endeavor, Project Blue, will consist of 12 identical sister ships, with the first set to debut in 2023. The innovative 109-passenger vessels will sail through rivers, bays, lakes, and coastlines across the US. 

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