AC Hotels by Marriott

Posted on July 29th, 2015

AC Hotels, one of Marriott International’s four lifestyle hotel brands, is “designed,” says Marriott International’s v.p. of lifestyle brands Toni Stoeckl, “for all those creative, well-traveled, entrepreneurial spirits, millennials and other travelers who are constantly on the go."

Onsite Review: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

Posted on July 29th, 2015

There’s just something about the energy at a Hard Rock hotel. Could it be the rock n’ roll memorabilia, or the grooves and beats coming out of every (hidden) speaker? I

The Marker Resort, Key West

Posted on July 22nd, 2015

The Marker Resort in Key West is the first new-build hotel on the island in 20 years. Recommend's managing editor had a chat with the hotel's execs to find out what makes this new hotel a special find for visitors.

Eye on the World: Manchester, England

Posted on July 20th, 2015

Although the summer sun rarely made an appearance and the days were a tad too chilly (especially for our Managing Editor who has lived in Miami all of her life), the subtle beauty of Manchester shined brightly through the dreary days during a recently taken FAM trip to England. A city full of rich culture, history, museums, unique hotels, and a thriving restaurant scene, Manchester isn't the industrial town of most people's perceptions, but one with charm and sophistication—not to mention it landed a spot (No. 26) on The New York Times' list of "52 Places to Go in 2015." Here are just a few pictures she chose for Recommend's latest installment of Eye on the World.

Indaba 2015 (with a taste of Durban)

Posted on July 9th, 2015

For four days last May, the city of Durban welcomed just over 1,000 exhibitors from 20 African countries, about 2,000 buyers and 750 members of the media from around the globe at INDABA 2015.

Goway’s IslandsEscapes

Posted on July 8th, 2015

Goway’s World’s Most Idyllic Islands brochure is a page-turner. The aquamarine waters of the South Pacific beckon on each page; photos of the high-end to luxury resorts are dream destinations; and the island packages offer immersive experiences spilling over with romantic moments and outdoor adventure.

Branding America

Posted on June 29th, 2015

Brand USA is a marketing organization with one very special client: the United States of America.