Europe

Pousada da Serra da Estrela

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

New Pousada Opens in Portugal

The new Pousada of Serra de Estrel, which sits on the top of its namesake mountain almost 4,000 ft. high, opened on April 1, 2014.


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Kornhausbruecke, the Muenster, and the old town of the Capital of Switzerland, Bern with the Alps with Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau in the back. (Photo Courtesy of Switzerland Tourism. Photo by Christof Sonderegger.)

Posted on April 9th, 2014

News from Switzerland: Hotels, Tours and More

Switzerland continues to draw growing numbers of North Americans. For example, overnights from the United States were up 4.7 percent to almost 1,600,000 in 2013.


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House Hotel Facade by Night.

Posted on April 9th, 2014

New Hotels Popping Up All Over Turkey

New hotels are popping up all over Turkey with brands like St. Regis, Hilton, Sheraton and more adding properties to the new tourist hot spot.


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Fort Lovrjenac in Croatia.

Posted on April 9th, 2014

“Game of Thrones” Tour through Croatia

The U.S. premiere of Season 4 of “Game of Thrones” TV series was this past weekend, and to complement that, Zicasso is offering the “Game of Thrones” Tour: A Unique Tour of Croatia.


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Dromoland Castle in Ireland  gives kids the royal treatment.

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Kids Rule at Dromoland Castle in Ireland

Dromoland Castle in Ireland gives kids the opportunity to rule by combining luxury with family-friendly activities.


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Views of Pousada de Palmela. (Photo courtesy of Collette.)

Posted on April 2nd, 2014

3 FAM Trips to Cuba, Portugal & Dubai

Here are three FAM trips to Cuba, Portugal and Dubai.


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Belgraves

Posted on April 1st, 2014

Q&A with Commune Hotels & Resorts CEO Niki Leondakis

Here’s Recommend’s complete Q&A with Commune Hotels & Resorts’ CEO Niki Leondakis. The hotel brand is featured in the April Islands issue.


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The Cromwell Hotel and Casino. (Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.)

Posted on March 26th, 2014

New and Renovated Hotels Across the Globe

New and renovated hotels are opening up in big cities across the globe. We’ve rounded up four in cities from Vegas to Philadelphia to New York and even Amsterdam for you to recommend to clients.


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The London Eye in the distance.

Posted on March 25th, 2014

Eye on the World: England

From Liverpool to London, we bring you the sights from England—a country more popular now more than ever thanks to one hit PBS drama series—with our Eye on the World series.


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Highclere Castle, the real castle home in "Downton Abbey". (Photo credit JBUK_Planet.)

Posted on March 25th, 2014

Explore England via “Downton Abbey” Tours

Fans of the hit TV series, “Downton Abbey,” can explore England while also visiting sites filmed for the drama series with these tour companies offering either 4-night or 7-night excursions.


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