Visiting Berlin: Course 101

Posted on December 16th, 2014

Drawing up a list of “10 Top Things to See & Do” in Berlin would be rather presumptuous for a first-time tourist; however, recently Recommend’s Latin America editor and her husband followed a 101 beginners-in-Berlin course full of head-turning urban delights. Here are a few of the highlights.

Caribbean Costa Rica: Authentically Yours

Posted on December 10th, 2014

Let’s seriously consider a corner of Costa Rica that this traveler is not sure even the Costa Ricans know is there—the Caribbean coast, no match for the high-end pleasures and treasures of the Pacific coast, but a perfect match for clients who want wildlife viewing, snorkeling and surfing, laid-back beach towns, a join-in nightlife, and a less-costly vacation.

Checking-in To Latin America

Posted on December 8th, 2014

Latin America continues to move upmarket, with hotel development a boom industry – especially in the luxury boutique hotels.

Journese Debuts in Belize with Agent Incentives

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

Journese, the luxury brand of Pleasant Holidays, has grown its Central America portfolio with the addition of Belize as its newest destination. The new product line includes five deluxe resorts on Ambergris Caye, a variety of activity options and excursions, as well as private air and ground transportation options.

Australis’ Darwin Cruises

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

Australis, an expedition cruise company sailing on 3- and 4-night cruises between Ushuaia, Argentina and Puerto Arenas, Chile, has a magical routing: the Strait of Magellan, Cape Horn, the Beagle Channel and other places down in far-flung Tierra del Fuego that reverberate with adventure and history.

TravelMart LatinAmerica 2014: What’s Hot or Not

Posted on October 7th, 2014

Many of us who focus on Latin America look forward to TravelMart LatinAmerica (TMLA), an annual gathering of Central and South America buyers and sellers of travel products and services. Held in Salta, Argentina this year, the 3-day marathon of business meetings gave all attendees a chance to find out what’s trendy, what’s hot or not, and what’s new among Latin America travel destinations.

A Spa at the End of the World

Posted on October 1st, 2014

Los Cauquenes Resort is an exclusive place whose sprawling wood and stone lodge sits directly on the shores of Beagle Channel in Tierra del Fuego.

Kasbah Chic

Posted on October 1st, 2014

South of Fez, only an hour from Marrakech, and in the heart of Berber country, you’ll find Morocco’s beautiful Great Oasis valleys—this is come-to-the-Kasbah country.