Q&A With Crystal Cruises’ Edie Rodriguez

Posted on August 3rd, 2015

Rendering of the Crystal Esprit marina and the submarine.
Following Crystal Cruises' recent brand expansion announcements, Recommend took the opportunity to chat with Edie Rodriguez, Crystal Cruises' president and CEO, to discuss what this means for the cruise line. read more

Posted on August 3rd, 2015

Central Holidays Expands to Offer Cuba Itineraries

Central Holidays has expanded its destination offers beyond Europe and the Mediterranean with the launch of five people-to-people itineraries in Cuba—Afro Cubanismo, L'Chaim Cuba, A Taste of Havana, The City & The Sea, and Hola Cuba. Read More

Posted on August 3rd, 2015

GOGO Vacations’ New GOGO Care

At the start of 2015, GOGO Vacations made a commitment to "travel agents first" with its campaign and increased commission structure. Continuing with the momentum, it is now launching GOGO Care, a bundled collection of services and perks valued at over $200 pp, which will be available as an add-on to all vacation packages as of t0day, and are fully commissionable. Read More

Posted on July 30th, 2015

Fly With An Astronaut at the Kennedy Space Center

The Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida is offering The Fly With An Astronaut experience to a limited number of guests from July 29-Aug. 2 and again from Aug. 5-9. Read More

Posted on July 29th, 2015

EAST, Miami Opening at Brickell City Centre

The new EAST, Miami hotel is expected to open winter of 2015 at Brickell City Centre, marking it the first EAST property in the United States and the third under the EAST brand. Read More

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami Opens on Collins

The Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami opened this June on Collins Avenue, and is currently offering the Step Above package with discounted rates. Read More

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Eye on the World: Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, Alaska is currently constructing a new dock and welcome center for cruise ships, which will be completed this fall and ready to receive cruise ships in Spring 2016. This small town of approximately 765 residents might seem small for many city-goers, but it definitely doesn't skimp out on experiences. Read More

Posted on July 28th, 2015

Onsite Review: Amara Cay Resort, Islamorada, Florida Keys

Islamorada's newest gem, Amara Cay Resort. Read More

Posted on July 27th, 2015

Haimark Set to Sail to Cuba

Haimark Line will begin sailing to Cuba aboard the MS Saint Laurent; it will be the first small ship operated by a U.S. cruise line to sail to Cuba in over 40 years. Read More

Posted on July 27th, 2015

Tauck Resumes Fall Departures to Nepal

Tauck has announced it will resume all scheduled fall departures of its 17-day Northern India & Nepal itinerary starting with the Oct. 20, 2015 departure (it took a 6-month hiatus following the April 25 earthquake). Read More

Posted on July 27th, 2015

Q&A With Lauren Summers, Director of Marketing, Visit Wales North America

Lauren Summers, director of marketing, Visit Wales North America, talks to Recommend about why Wales should be on a Great Britain itinerary. Read More