Learn Why It’s Better in Brazil

Posted on September 29th, 2014

Latour and Embratur want you to learn why it’s better in Brazil. The tour operators are heading south to showcase the Many Worlds of Brazil on a road show whose seminars will play Oct. 6-10 in Memphis, Atlanta, Orlando, West Palm Beach and Miami.

Ah the Spas, Latin America-Style

Posted on September 29th, 2014

There is a whole new world of eco-adventure wellness activities and indigenous treatments in Central and South America.

Morocco: Gem-Filled Destination

Posted on September 26th, 2014

We are more familiar with magical Morocco than we think: How many times have you accompanied Bogart and Bergman to Casablanca for a drink at Rick’s Place? With the filming of “Lawrence of Arabia” among dunes of the Sahara, we got a good look at 11th century Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou (now a UNESCO site). And movie mavens and Netflix aficionados will remember that taking off on the “Road to Morocco” is a zany caper in the company of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.

Family Fun Afloat

Posted on September 17th, 2014

For families looking to share the most special of experiences in Latin America, Amazon and Galapagos Islands cruising sit atop family travel wish lists.

South Africa for Families

Posted on August 26th, 2014

South Africa offers the perfect family vacation trifecta: adventure, wildlife and culture.

Onsite Review: On the Tracks in France

Posted on July 31st, 2014

For this Francophile, you can’t beat a day that starts with opening your e-mail inbox to find a press trip invitation that is totally French.

Latin America: Tour Operators Do the Talking

Posted on July 31st, 2014

No sector of the travel industry has been more important in opening up new vacation horizons in Latin America than tour operators. They invest in the research, do the leg work, and point the way with new and flexible travel products.

On Track to Barcelona

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Rail Europe is the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, and the hottest new high-speed offering is the expanded rail network between France and Spain: the nonstop connection that allows passengers to travel between Paris and Barcelona in just under 6.5 hours.

Ancon Expeditions’ Centennial Special

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Ancon Expeditions is offering Recommend readers a “Centennial Special”: 15 percent commission (normally 10 percent) on the Nov. 9-16 departure of its Panama Canal Centennial tour.

Experience the UK and Europe the Back-Roads Touring Way

Posted on July 16th, 2014

What’s in a name? Well, everything when it’s a U.K. travel company called Back-Roads Touring, focused on taking only back roads not the freeways, as well as providing experiences that take small groups of travelers to the smallest town squares, along hedge-rimmed country lanes leading to tiny, medieval villages full of stories and character.