In Focus


Posted on September 22nd, 2014

Q&A with MLT Vacations Execs at MLT University 2014

I had time to sit and chat with MLT Vacations execs at MLT University 2014.
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Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa

Posted on September 2nd, 2014

Q&A With Walt Disney Parks & Resorts’ V.P., Domestic Travel Industry & Destination Sales, Lynn Clark

In the Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa onsite review, which appears in the September Family issue, Lynn Clark, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts' vice president, domestic travel industry & destination sales, offers some insight about the resort. Here, we've posted the interview in its entirety.
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Debbie Fiorino

Posted on June 5th, 2014

Q&A with Debbie Fiorino, Senior Vice President of CruiseOne & Cruises Inc.

Two months ago, Debbie Fiorino was promoted to Senior Vice President of CruiseOne & Cruises Inc. In this Q&A, she talks about what's in store for both brands and how she is adapting to her new role.
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Occidental Hotels beach wedding set up for the Extravaganza package.

Posted on April 29th, 2014

ASK ME’s Marilyn Cairo & Hilary Lanzer Talk Destination Weddings in Mexico

We had the opportunity to speak with Marilyn Cairo and Hilary Lanzer, ASK ME's managing partners and founders, about destination weddings in Mexico.
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Crystal Serenity in Milford Sound, New Zealand

Posted on February 6th, 2014

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

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.
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Macchu Pichu with Central Holidays

Posted on December 10th, 2013

Q&A with Central Holidays’ Gianni Miradoli

Central Holidays is revving up for an exciting year. The company is expanding to launch more products than ever before, adding 60 new itineraries and new destinations spanning Africa, Europe and Latin America.
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All Inclusive Collection

Posted on September 23rd, 2013

Q&A with Frank Maduro, All Inclusive Collection

The All Inclusive Collection is stepping up its game in Mexico and the Dominican Republic with revamped offers and a bevy of perks for travelers staying at these Hard Rock Hotels. We caught up with the All Inclusive Collection's VP of Marketing, Frank Maduro, to find out more about these hotels and what your clients can expect from a stay at an all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel.
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The Peninsula Hotels

Posted on September 18th, 2013

Q&A with Robert Cheng, The Peninsula Hotels

With 147 years of history, Peninsula Hotels is not one to rest on its laurels. It's debuting new hotels in hot destinations like Myanmar and offering innovative ways for its luxury clientele to vacation whether they are in Chicago or Tokyo. Editor-in-chief Paloma Villaverde de Rico spoke with Peninsula's VP of marketing, Robert Cheng, to learn about the company's plans for the future and how travel agents play a key role.
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Condesa Park in Mexico City.

Posted on September 17th, 2013

Q&A with Miguel Torruco, Mexico City’s Minister of Tourism

Mexico City recently launched its Live It to Believe It marketing campaign. Developed and promoted by the Mexico Tourism Board, the aim is to attract North American travelers to Mexico City to experience the destination’s culture, historic landmarks and colonial architecture, as well as culinary flavors.
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The Orchid pool at Halekulani in Honolulu.

Posted on September 4th, 2013

Q&A with the Halekulani Corporation

At the Halekulani properties in Waikiki, Hawaii, travelers can find two resorts that appeal to different sets of guests: the luxury beachside Halekulani and its sister property, the more budget-conscious, boutique hotel Waikiki Parc.
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