Latin America

A guestroom in Casa Palopo.

Posted on May 13th, 2015

Casa Palopo Becomes First Relais & Chateaux Hotel in Guatemala

A private home turned luxury boutique Hotel, Casa Palopo is the first property in Guatemala—and only the second in Central America—to became an official member of the Relais & Chateaux hotel group.
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Copan Airport in Rio Amarillo Honduras opened.

Posted on May 13th, 2015

In Honduras, Copan Airport Makes its Debut

Copan, the Maya city-state, was connected by trails through the jungle during the first millennium: by a 2.5-hour road trip from San Pedro Sula in the second millennium: and as of March 10, 2015, by air services into the Copan Airport.
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Posted on May 4th, 2015

Costa Rica Honors Latour

Latour, longtime specialist in travel to Latin America, won this year’s title of Top International Tour Promoter to Costa Rica.
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Volcano trekking, hiking and mountain biking are some of the activities Guatemala offers adventurous travelers. (Guatemala Tourism Board)

Posted on May 1st, 2015

The Guatemala Travel Experience

An awesome inventory of temples and pyramids left behind by the ancient Maya. Horizons of sacred volcanoes mirrored in pristine lakes. Quiche Maya people weaving and wearing traditional dress. Well-preserved colonial towns and villages. Weekly markets and folkloric festivals—a kaleidoscope of color. Without doubt, few countries in the Americas can match Guatemala in cultural attractions.
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The resort offers luxury tented camp accommodations.

Posted on May 1st, 2015

Lodgings Take Comforts to New Heights

Resorts are taking their lodging accommodations to new heights.
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The Nepal Kathmandu Spinning Prayer Wheels.

Posted on April 21st, 2015

G Adventures Adds Eight New ‘Comfort’ Trips

G Adventures has added eight new trips to its 2015 Comfort brochure, including trips to Belize, Central and Eastern Europe, East Africa, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Patagonia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
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Sonesta Hotel San Antonio lobby.

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Sonesta Hotel San Antonio Opens in Chile

Sonesta is expanding its portfolio with the opening of Sonesta Hotel San Antonio in Chile.
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Brazil will host the 2016 soccer Olympics.

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Six Brazilian Cities to Host Olympic Soccer Games

Who says Brazil is not totally focused on the 2016 Summer Olympics? Why else would the Brazilian Tourism Institute (EMBRATUR) come up with a bit of aviation trivia that reads: “The United States, the second largest delegation in the 2012 Olympics, had the largest number of flights to Brazil in 2014. In fact, international flights to Brazil increased by 30.97 percent in 2014, compared to 2010."
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Collette launches Culinary Guide to Europe tours.

Posted on April 15th, 2015

Culinary Experiences From Europe to South Africa

Culinary experiences are becoming quite popular with today's travelers. For your foodie clients seeking a culinary getaway, we've rounded up five experiences—from culinary bike tours to wine escapes—in destinations around the world.
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Chef David Blisland leads Silversea's culinary program.

Posted on April 9th, 2015

Silversea’s Culinary Sailings

Silversea is offering culinary & wine sailings.
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