Latin America

Danza de la diablada (photo credit: Fernando López)

Posted on April 1st, 2014

Puno, Peru: Come for the Folklore

Noted for its traditional handicrafts, dances and fiestas, Puno is considered the folkloric capital of Peru.


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The Caribbean coastline in Costa Rica.

Posted on March 19th, 2014

How to Become a Costa Rica Specialist

The Costa Rica Specialist Program is divided into two parts—the first provides destination education, and the second focuses on “green” tourism, providing travel agents with everything they need to sell this destination.


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Posted on March 19th, 2014

Chile Waives Reciprocity Fee

Officially, Chile announced that on arrival in the country U.S. citizens will no longer need to pay the $160 reciprocity fee that has been in effect for many years.


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TAM increases flights to will to Brazil's FIFA World Cup.

Posted on March 19th, 2014

Brazil Calling: World Cup News You Can Use

Let the games begin! And indeed 2014 FIFA World Cup will kick off on June 12 at the new 65,000-seat stadium in Sao Paulo. All 12 cities will host at least four of the 64 matches, with the final competition on July 13 at the Macarana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.


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Nayara Springs

Posted on February 20th, 2014

Luxurious New Properties in Latin America

Five-star properties are popping up throughout Latin America with luxurious offerings from hot spring mineral pools in villas to private yacht explorations.


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Mashpi Cloud Forest Lodge

Posted on February 20th, 2014

Ecuadorian Cloud Forest Adventure FAM Trip

Tara Tours is taking travel agents on a five-star, 8-day Ecuadorian Cloud Forest Adventure FAM in June.


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JW Marriott Cusco

Posted on February 5th, 2014

Spa Escape at JW Marriott Cusco

Travelers seeking a five-star spa getaway in Peru need look no further than the JW Marriott Cusco, set in a 16th century convent in historic Cusco.


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Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Posted on January 16th, 2014

Big Five Heads to Guatemala & the Galapagos

Big Five Tours & Expeditions heads to Guatemala and the Galapagos Islands this year on an adventure tour through Latin America.


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Maria Santa Teresa

Posted on January 16th, 2014

What’s New in Latin America

Exclusive tours to Peru. Pop-up hotels in Rio de Janeiro. Cooking classes in Costa Rica. There are plenty of new things in store for your clients visiting Latin America this year.


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King penguins at Volunteer Point in the Falkland Islands. 
(Photo courtesy of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board.)

Posted on January 7th, 2014

Become an Expert on the Falkland Islands

With the specialist courses available on edu.recommend.com, travel agents can gain the knowledge they’ll need to more expertly sell a destination. Recommend’s FIXpert-Falkland Islands Xpert will give you expert knowledge about this archipelago and its unique wildlife and history.


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