Latin America

A vintage car on the streets of Havana.(Photo courtesy of Travoca.)

Posted on January 21st, 2015

Cuba’s New Travel Regulations

For over 50 years, travel to Cuba has been limited from the U.S., but as of last Friday, new travel rules between the two countries are now in effect. This could mean big changes for both travelers and travel advisors, but tell clients not to start packing just yet.


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Save Wall Street Photo

Posted on January 13th, 2015

Costa Rica to the Rescue

While the temperature plunged to an all-time low for this year’s winter season—10℉, not counting the wind chill factor—and the stock market shot up a staggering 323 points on the Dow Jones, our good neighbors from the Costa Rica Tourism Ministry came to New York City to launch their Save the Americans campaign.

The rescue victims are the overworked American worker and the rescue cure is—you guessed it: come relax in Costa Rica.


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The Chachapoyas fortress of Kuelap.

Posted on December 10th, 2014

Visit Peru’s Ancient Ruins

After last year’s announcement to build a tram to the ruins of Choquequirao, the government of Peru has announced plans for a second tram headed to the ancient Chachapoyas fortress of Kuelap. The new cable car is expected to accommodate up to 1,000 visitors to Kuelap every hour.


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The Carib houses—good night.

Posted on December 10th, 2014

Caribbean Costa Rica: Authentically Yours

Let’s seriously consider a corner of Costa Rica that this traveler is not sure even the Costa Ricans know is there—the Caribbean coast, no match for the high-end pleasures and treasures of the Pacific coast, but a perfect match for clients who want wildlife viewing, snorkeling and surfing, laid-back beach towns, a join-in nightlife, and a less-costly vacation.


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The Huancahuasi Lodge in Peru.

Posted on December 8th, 2014

Checking-in To Latin America

Latin America continues to move upmarket, with hotel development a boom industry – especially in the luxury boutique hotels.


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Embera new by Tara Medium size

Posted on December 1st, 2014

Tara Tours FAM to Panama

Tara Tours is offering an all-inclusive FAM to Panama in 2015.


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Vila interion at Mukul Beack, Golf & Spa. (Photo credit: Ryan Forbes.)

Posted on November 20th, 2014

Luxury Resort in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is the home of the country’s first luxury resort, Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa.


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View from El Dorado Casitas Royale troom. (Photo credit: El Dorado Casitas Royale.)

Posted on November 20th, 2014

Tour Operators’ New Travel Offers

Tour operators are offering a slew of new travel packages and agent incentives. And in other travel industry news, Karisma Hotels & Resorts is highlighting their top tour operator for this month.


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Visit Colombia to enjoy a view of a Cartagena street.

Posted on November 10th, 2014

New Offerings With Cox & Kings

Cox & Kings has launched a new travel professional portal and added six itineraries to its Latin America portfolio.


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Explore Buenos Aires through an interactive Scavenger Hunt.

Posted on November 10th, 2014

Scavenger Hunt Through Buenos Aires

Your clients can have some fun while exploring Buenos Aires with Hummingbird Trip’s Scavenger Hunt, which allows travelers to discover the city’s character in a very unique way.


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