Europe

With apologies to playwright Arthur Miller, A View from the Bridge, or one of them, anyway, in Basel.

Posted on November 7th, 2014

Eye on the World: Switzerland

Caribbean editor, Ed Wetschler, and his wife, Carol, are back from Switzerland. They wore out their Swiss Passes exploring the country and visiting some grand hotels, too. Here’s a peek at what they saw.


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Mongolia Trans Siberian Train route. (Photo credit: Melissa Chau.)

Posted on November 7th, 2014

G Adventures Launches Rail Program

G Adventures is launching its new rail travel program with 25 itineraries ranging from 7- to 54-day trips in more than 20 countries within Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as North America. G Adventures created this new program to meet the demand for affordable train-based trips.


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Celebrity Cruises Reflection.

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Ocean & River Cruises with Celebrity

After the success of Celebrity Explorations, vacations that pair ocean cruises with destination experiences on land, Celebrity Cruises is offering river and ocean cruise combo vacations.


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Cologne Cathedral and the Rhine River.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Onsite Review: Germany—A Cultural Tour of its Cities Along the Rhine

Germany is a hot ticket when it comes to travel. From January to June 2014, U.S. travelers contributed over 2.3 million in overnight stays, a 4.5 percent increase compared to last year, and foreign visitor numbers overall increased by 6 percent.


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Austin Adventures offers tours to Yellowstone National Park.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

New USTOA Members, New Experiences

In 2014, USTOA grew by three new members—Austin Adventures, Down Under Answers and Perillo Tours.


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Tunsair offers 5 percent commission.

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

Tunisair Offers Agent Commission

Tunisair is offering agents 5 percent commission on published fares.


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Dog sledding at the Omni Mount Washington Resort.

Posted on October 29th, 2014

Winter Escapes for Skiers & Non-Skiers

We have put together a few options that offer great winter escapes for skiers and non-skiers. Whether it’s outdoor adventure, family-friendly fun, or even high-end shopping in Italy, we found a few locations in North America and Europe that will have everyone in the group excited for their winter holiday.


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View from the Kulm Hotel St. Moritz.

Posted on October 29th, 2014

Winter in Switzerland

Switzerland is celebrating 150 years of winter tourism, which started in St. Moritz in the Engadin valley. Here are five reasons why your clients should bet on winter (and skiing) in Switzerland as a top choice.


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Club Med Val Thorens Suite.

Posted on October 27th, 2014

Club Med Opens in the French Alps

Club Med Val Thorens, a 384-room snow resort in the Savoie region of the French Alps, opens this December.


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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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