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.

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.