Eye on the World: Norwegian Getaway

Posted on February 12th, 2014

We had a peek at the Norwegian Getaway this past weekend; here’s a snapshot of all the onboard goodies your clients will love.

Q&A with Edie Bornstein, Crystal Cruises’ COO & President

Posted on February 6th, 2014

In late-December, Recommend’s editor-in-chief, Paloma Villaverde de Rico, sat down with Crystal Cruises’ COO & President, Edie Bornstein, on board the refreshed Crystal Serenity while it was docked at PortMiami.

Big Bus Tours in Miami

Posted on February 5th, 2014

The Big Bus Tours double-decker buses offer hop-on hop-off sightseeing tours in cities around the world, including Miami.

Editor’s Notes

Posted on February 3rd, 2014

Recently, my travels took me to Mexico City, one of those destinations that I tell everyone they must visit.

Convertible Caravans Of Europe

Posted on February 3rd, 2014

Don’t let the name fool you—this is not, as Anne Fuldby-Olsen, general manager, Convertible Caravans of Europe, points out, “a convertible motor home, nor a trailer trip, as our name may insinuate.

Crystal Cruises

Posted on January 31st, 2014

A couple of months ago, we had the opportunity to sit down with Crystal Cruises’ new president and COO, Edie Bornstein, on the newly redesigned Crystal Serenity, which was docked at Port Miami before departing on a holiday sailing through the Caribbean.

Culturally Infused Mexico City

Posted on January 31st, 2014

We’ve made it simple for you. We’ve penned a 3-day getaway, including what to see, where to eat and where to stay, in one of the most fantastic cities in the world, Mexico City.

Editor’s Notes

Posted on January 3rd, 2014

Last month, Recommend attended the 2013 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace at The Fairmont Princess Scottsdale in Arizona and if the optimism felt during that conference is any indication, 2014 is going to be a stellar year for the travel industry.

Swain Destinations

Posted on January 3rd, 2014

Yes, you read right—the company you’ve come to know as Swain Tours is kicking off 2014 by rebranding to Swain Destinations, but don’t worry, the ownership and culture of the organization will remain unchanged and the core values of the family-run business will remain steadfast, the tour operator stresses.

Disney Magic, It’s a Whole New Cruise Ship

Posted on January 3rd, 2014

The Disney Magic has been re-imagined and it’s offering a slew of new and wonderful experiences, but the best part is that it’s all wrapped up in a classic setting—after all, we can’t ignore the fact that the Disney Magic was the first ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet to set sail 16 years ago.