Category: News

Gate 1’s New Tour Types, Explained

Gate 1 Travel has released a new system for categorizing our growing range of travel experiences. We hope that the new categories, which are now listed on the table of contents for each destination, will help […]

MS Monarch Empress Inaugural Sailing

We are proud to announce that the inaugural sailing of the brand new Gate 1 owned and operated MS Monarch Empress took place on Sunday, April 3. Dani Pipano, President and founder of Gate 1 […]

Argentina drops visa fee for Americans

Argentina announced on Thursday that Americans traveling to the country in the next 90 days will not have to pay the $160 “reciprocity” visa fee that has been in place for the last few years. For travelers, this […]

Scones & soda bread: your guide to authentic St. Patrick’s Day treats

March 17th is right around the corner, and we’re turning the Gate 1 Travel Blog green this week ahead of St. Patrick’s Day. On Signature Collection’s Deluxe Ireland tour, we head to one of Ireland’s award-winning cooking schools, run […]

Our New Ship’s First Sailing!

The MS Monarch Empress took her first sail test Wednesday around a Dutch shipyard, where builders have been hard at work crafting Gate 1 Travel’s first cruise vessel. This spring, the Monarch Empress will join our privately chartered MS Sound […]

Enter for a chance to win a trip to Thailand!

Enter for a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to exotic Thailand for two! Marvel at ancient Buddha figures, palaces, temples, historical monuments & more! Click here to sign up. Prize includes: Round-trip airfare for 2 […]

3 reasons to book your national parks vacation right now

image via CNN 1. It’s the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service And the NPS predicts that park accommodations will fill up fast in 2016. 2. Book last-minute spring travel, or plan ahead for fall According […]

High on Peru

–By Nancy Luse/Images by Kelly Johnson This article was originally published by Frederick Magazine. When I first began to travel, I received some advice that has always stayed with me—don’t go as a tourist; tourists complain […]

Introducing Signature Collection by Gate 1 Travel – More Luxury for Less 

We are thrilled to introduce our latest addition to the Gate 1 Travel experience, Signature Collection by Gate 1. Signature Collection unites the convenience of an escorted tour with the luxury of premium accommodations, superb […]

Go behind the scenes of Downton Abbey on our 6-day UK excursion

Fans (including Princess Kate herself!) love Downton Abbey for the twisting plotlines and Crawley family intrigue – not to mention the fabulous shots of Highclere Castle, where the show is filmed. Now, you can get […]