The Bells are Ringing at Perillo Tours

Posted on June 1st, 2015

Think romance. Think leading honeymoon destination. Think Italy. It seems time to think of speaking with Steve Perillo, president of Perillo Tours, as Recommend did. During the conversation, we learned that the company that has been taking American travelers to Italy for 70 years is applying its Italian know-how to delivering top-of- the-line destination weddings.

Two Honeymoon Hotspots in Africa

Posted on June 1st, 2015

From top to bottom, Africa’s cup runneth over with adventure and romance, with memories that will last a lifetime, spiced with unforgettable wilderness experiences and unexpected levels of comfort.

“Trips of a Lifetime” Picks “Day of the Dead”

Posted on May 14th, 2015

Some of us keep track of the annual tours that National Geographic Traveler anoints “Tours of a Lifetime,” and this year on that hit parade of exciting and enriching travel opportunities around the world is Tia Stephanie Tours’ Day of the Dead: Michoacan.

In Honduras, Copan Airport Makes its Debut

Posted on May 13th, 2015

Copan, the Maya city-state, was connected by trails through the jungle during the first millennium: by a 2.5-hour road trip from San Pedro Sula in the second millennium: and as of March 10, 2015, by air services into the Copan Airport.

Costa Rica Honors Latour

Posted on May 4th, 2015

Latour, longtime specialist in travel to Latin America, won this year’s title of Top International Tour Promoter to Costa Rica.

The Guatemala Travel Experience

Posted on May 1st, 2015

An awesome inventory of temples and pyramids left behind by the ancient Maya. Horizons of sacred volcanoes mirrored in pristine lakes. Quiche Maya people weaving and wearing traditional dress. Well-preserved colonial towns and villages. Weekly markets and folkloric festivals—a kaleidoscope of color. Without doubt, few countries in the Americas can match Guatemala in cultural attractions.

The Holy Land

Posted on May 1st, 2015

This year’s first press release from the Israel Ministry of Tourism—dated Jan. 15, 2015—bore the surprising news that 2014 was the best year ever for American tourism to Israel.

Six Brazilian Cities to Host Olympic Soccer Games

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Who says Brazil is not totally focused on the 2016 Summer Olympics? Why else would the Brazilian Tourism Institute (EMBRATUR) come up with a bit of aviation trivia that reads: “The United States, the second largest delegation in the 2012 Olympics, had the largest number of flights to Brazil in 2014. In fact, international flights to Brazil increased by 30.97 percent in 2014, compared to 2010."