Brazil Calling: World Cup News You Can Use

Posted on March 19th, 2014

Let the games begin! And indeed 2014 FIFA World Cup will kick off on June 12 at the new 65,000-seat stadium in Sao Paulo. All 12 cities will host at least four of the 64 matches, with the final competition on July 13 at the Macarana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Atlantic City: The Comeback Kid

Posted on March 18th, 2014

In 2013, the Miss America pageant returned to its birthplace in Atlantic City—and will be there again this year on Sept. 14th, and the new Atlantic City Alliance (ACA) promoters expect that millions of visitors will continue to make the same choice.

The Rundown from the 11th Annual New York Times Travel Show

Posted on March 5th, 2014

The 11th annual New York Times Travel Show, the largest trade and consumer travel event in North America, took place this past weekend, showcasing more than 500 exhibitors from 150 destinations from around the globe. Here’s a small sampling of the things we learned.

Turkish Delights

Posted on March 3rd, 2014

Turkey’s breathtaking landscapes and cultural attractions—from great architectural monuments to colorful bazaars and savory cuisine—are drawing Americans to this country in record numbers.

Talking Tuscany

Posted on February 18th, 2014

In the same way that Italy continues to be the top pick for all kinds of travelers, for the ninth year in a row, Italy topped Recommend’s list of Readers’ Choice Award for the Best Destination in Europe.

Latin America in 2013 & Beyond

Posted on December 9th, 2013

This year, the cream that seemed to rise to the top of Latin America’s travel marketplace brew was a trio of trends—luxury, sustainability and enriching experiences.

The 8th Wonder of the World—Torres del Paine National Park

Posted on November 22nd, 2013

It’s official. Torres del Paine National Park won the title of “8th Wonder of the World.” The southern Chilean wild land garnered five million votes in a worldwide competition that attracted more than 300 entries from more than 50 countries.

Nicaragua Now!

Posted on November 7th, 2013

Nicaragua’s time has come.