Couple enjoying a DREAMS resort pool.

Posted on October 31st, 2014

AMResorts Launches AMRewards

AMResorts launched a new travel agent loyalty program, AMRewards, and Recommend was in attendance when AMResorts’ execs visited Miami to share the news with local travel agents.

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Funjet Vacations lowers deposits.

Posted on October 30th, 2014

Funjet Vacations’ Lower Deposits

Funjet Vacations offers lower deposits on its All-In-One Travel Protection reservations.

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El Secreto Belize.

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

Journese Debuts in Belize with Agent Incentives

Journese, the luxury brand of Pleasant Holidays, has grown its Central America portfolio with the addition of Belize as its newest destination. The new product line includes five deluxe resorts on Ambergris Caye, a variety of activity options and excursions, as well as private air and ground transportation options.

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Posted on October 22nd, 2014

Conferences Aboard Cruise Ships Entice Attendees

Conferences aboard cruise ships are enticing attendees to join in the education (…and umm, fun).

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The annual Holiday Luncheon of Club 41°-74° of New York takes place Dec. 12.

Posted on October 21st, 2014

Travel Professionals’ Holiday Luncheon

This year’s annual holiday luncheon of 41°-74° Club of New York, one of the oldest travel organizations in the New York metropolitan area, will take place Friday, Dec. 12. at the New York Palace Hotel. This event is for travel industry professionals and helps raise funds for a local charity selected by the members.

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Starwoods' launches SPG Pro and a new marketing campaign highlighting travel professionals behind the scenes.

Posted on October 21st, 2014

Starwood Debuts SPG Pro

Starwood Preferred Guest, the award-winning loyalty program from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has launched SPG Pro, an all-new loyalty program for meeting and travel professionals.

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See lemurs on the Madagascar Adventures tour inspired by the film, Island of the Lemurs: Madagascar.

Posted on October 21st, 2014

Movie-Inspired Tours with Kensington

Hollywood’s film sets can’t compare to the real-life experiences travelers can take with Kensington Tours’ private-guided itineraries inspired by this fall’s blockbuster films.

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Tara Stiles launched ENERGIZE at W Retreat & Spa—Vieques Island.

Posted on October 20th, 2014

Get Fit in Vieques

The W Retreat & Spa—Vieques Island in Puerto Rico has launched ENERGIZE by Tara Stiles, the resort’s new Fit Retreat concept for guests who want to get fit and get a jumpstart on a healthier lifestyle.

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Learn Latin dance moves with the Couples Retreat package in San Juan.

Posted on October 20th, 2014

Couples Retreat in San Juan

Couples can escape to the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in Puerto Rico this fall for a little pampering and romance with the Couples Retreat package.

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Collette sailing the Rhine River.

Posted on October 9th, 2014

New Agent Tools & Perks

Cruise lines know how important travel agents are to their business, which is why they have taken agents’ feedback and listened. Many have enhanced their online agent tools, and made their marketing materials more customizable, while others are offering higher commission rates and sales, or thanking agents with cabin giveaways to allow them to experience the ship for themselves.

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