Chic & New

Posted on August 1st, 2014

We’ve got some new & chic hotels around the world you’ll want to get the scoop on.

EVEN Hotels—A Brand for the Wellness-Minded Guest

Posted on July 16th, 2014

The EVEN Hotels concept is one that befits hotel guests who feel guilty skipping their daily workout routine, or those always conscious about what they eat while traveling. This new hotel brand—under the InterContinental Hotels Group umbrella—was designed, in fact, to help guests feel better about the choices they make while traveling, focusing on how its environment emphasizes both fitness and health for its guests.

Pick a Theme…Any Theme on the High Seas

Posted on July 16th, 2014

There’s a cruise for beer lovers. A cruise for fans of the hit TV show, “Dancing With The Stars.” A cruise for foodies, music lovers, and wine enthusiasts. In a nutshell: Experiential travel has taken off on the high seas.

Tauck Expands Exotic Portfolio

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Tauck expands its Exotic portfolio of travel tours with trips to Myanmar and the Arabian Peninsula.

Alma del Pacifico Costa Rica

Posted on July 16th, 2014

The road to Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast and built in 2007, is paved with a lush Costa Rican rainforest landscape, not to mention a few intimidating crocodiles. Recommend visited this area of Costa Rica last year, and before arriving at Alma Del Pacifico from Juan Santamaria International Airport, we made a quick stop to see the infamous basking crocodiles at the Tarcoles River Bridge—a famous bridge where dozens of crocodiles can be seen lounging in the murky river waters below.

Perillo Tours Joins USTOA

Posted on July 10th, 2014

Perillo Tours joins USTOA and adds new wellness vacation experiences to its Learning Journeys brand.

Spotlight on Philadelphia

Posted on July 9th, 2014

From the cracked Liberty Bell to innovative museums and things to do, Recommend brings you a special city spotlight on Philadelphia.

Nuptials At Sea

Posted on June 22nd, 2014

Cruise lines across the board offer a slew of wedding and honeymoon services. Here’s a sprinkling of those offerings.

All-inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean & Mexico

Posted on June 21st, 2014

The makings of an all-inclusive resort can go as follows: coconut palm trees dotting a white-sand beach; cabanas and lounge chairs found oceanside with a few hammocks swinging in the breeze; a butler in crisp uniform serving guests cool, refreshing cocktails; and a wide selection of onsite restaurants to choose from—let’s not forget that nightly entertainment, as well. The formula is about the same across the board, yet these all-inclusive brands—and their distinctive properties—are each unique in their own way.