ME Madrid Reina Victoria

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

The Plaza Santa Ana in the old city of Madrid is one of those wonderful European city squares. It is in this delightful location that Melia Hotels chose to completely refurbish the former venerable Gran Hotel Reina Victoria and create the outstanding ME Madrid Reina Victoria.

Onsite: Little Palm Island

Posted on February 5th, 2015

Little Palm is a perfect retreat for high-end clients seeking exquisite solitude and wanting to de-stress, recharge and reinvigorate in a rustic but luxurious environment.

Curaçao Makes a Push for the North American Market

Posted on March 20th, 2014

Although perhaps not as well-known as some other Caribbean destinations, Curaçao has a great deal to offer. Recommend's associate publisher, Terry Murphy, recently sat down with Stanley Palm, Minister of Economic Affairs and Tourism, Curaçao, and Andre Rojer, North America director, who outlined the island’s positioning in the marketplace.

El Salvador Conducts First Travel Market

Posted on September 16th, 2013

The beaches of El Salvador have been well known for decades among the surfing set as one of the world’s most challenging locales and has been the venue for the Quicksilver surfing events that have attracted thousands. Now, the country is broadening its appeal to attract a wider range of visitors by promoting its cultural heritage, its Mayan sites and its extensive national parks and reserves.

Old Florida Charm at Fort Lauderdale Hotel

Posted on June 5th, 2013

The Pelican Grand Beach Resort is a little unusual among Fort Lauderdale hotels as it not only lies a little to the north of where Las Olas meets the ocean and the iconic Elbo Room was spring break central in a bygone era, but handily it sits directly on the beachside rather than across busy A1A.

Eye on the World: New Delhi to Udaipur

Posted on May 8th, 2013

On a recent first-time visit to the fascinating and yes Incredible India, we journeyed from the bustling capital of New Delhi to Agra to visit the iconic Taj Mahal; saw magnificent wild tigers in the Tiger Preserve at Ranthambhore; visited the Pink City of Jaipur with its magnificent forts and palaces; and finally on to the beautiful lake city of Udaipur.