Hotel Culinary Options in the U.S.

Posted on March 30th, 2016

There are definitely clients on your roster who binge-watch the Food Network or have pretended to be a contestant on “Top Chef” when cooking at home. Why not help them bring these fantasies to life? Culinary travel is on the rise, and according to chef Russell Michel of The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona, “The rise of food shows and culinary competitions on TV have definitely influenced a growth in culinary travel. The culinary aspect of a trip is now just as important as the local activities and sights explored during a vacation.”

Onsite Review: Lovely Valencia

Posted on March 30th, 2016

Valencia, Spain’s third largest city, after Barcelona and Madrid, has plenty of cultural and family-friendly activities, as well as great eats.

The Renovated Marlin Hotel in South Beach

Posted on March 29th, 2016

The Marlin Hotel, located in South Beach, is currently undergoing a major makeover from the guestrooms to the lobby, and even a new pool.

Intimate Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Metropolitan by COMO opened in Miami Beach in 2014 as the first COMO property in the U.S. Recommend recently stopped by to check out what this five-star, ultra-luxury boutique property, which was once known as the Traymore hotel, has to offer your clients. Here's a peek at the Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach.

American Queen Steamboat Company Webinar with Hy Cooper

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Earlier this month, Recommend hosted a webinar with American Queen Steamboat Company. During the webinar agents received pointers on profit opportunities when selling American River cruises on American Queen Steamboat Company, as well as the latest information on the 2016 cruises, and special programs

Hotel Desk: Growth of Barcelo

Posted on March 2nd, 2016

We caught up with Juan Perez Sosa, senior v.p. of sales and marketing, USA for Barcelo Hotels & Resorts, to ask about the growth of Barcelo and the company’s long-term strategy.

Onsite Review: Icy Strait Point, Hoonah

Posted on March 2nd, 2016

What can a town with no stop lights, two gas stations, one public school from pre-K to 12th grade, a total population of 765, one combined volunteer fire and police station, and a clinic with one doctor who comes to town a few times a month offer your clients? A whole lotta charm.

Don’t Leave Fido Behind When Traveling

Posted on February 24th, 2016

The Marlin Hotel, a boutique hotel in Miami Beach, is offering guests a Spring Luxe Pet package from March-May 2016. Now, guests won't have to leave their four-legged family members behind when traveling.

Eye on the World: Scenic Puerto Vallarta

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Recommend just got back from Gala Vallarta Nayarit, where we got the scoop on what's new in Puerto Vallarta, including updates to hotels and info on new hotels, too.

Gala Vallarta Nayarit: We’ve Got the Intel on Destination Happenings

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Our Associate Editor just spent five days surrounded by crystal-blue waters and lush green mountains in Puerto Vallarta. But she wasn't sipping away on margaritas by the pool. Instead, she was attending Gala Vallarta Nayarit to bring you what's new and what's happening in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.