Latin America

Iguassu Falls in Brazil.

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Globus’ 2015 Itineraries to Latin America

Globus’ 2015 itineraries offer travelers eight new vacation options to a slew of South American destinations—Peru, Patagonia, Panama, Argentina, Brazil, and Chile.


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Poolside at Real InterContinental San Jose in Costa Rica.

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Fantastic Escapes with InterContinental Hotels Group

InterContinental Hotels Group is offering its Fantastic Escapes program to more than 200 properties throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and Mexico.


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Mountain views at Hyratt Place Santiago/Vitacura.

Posted on July 24th, 2014

New Hyatt Hotel Opens in Chile

Hyatt Place has announced the opening of its first property in Chile and South America, the Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura.


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Volunteer Vacations in Costa Rica building trails in the cloud forest. (Photo Courtesy of Global Volunteers.)

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

LGBT Volunteer Vacations

Travelers are yearning to do more with their vacation time than just lay around the beach. Volunteer vacations are gaining popularity and Global Volunteers is launching its first-ever LGBT Volunteer Vacations program traveling to Costa Rica in August.


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Visitors on Culture Xplorers’ Argentina: True North itinerary visit a ceramic workshop.

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Argentina & Uruguay A Traditional Feast

South America destinations can fill the bill in new and involving experiences for adventure and culinary aficionados as well as nature-loving travelers. Consider this sampling of niche vacation choices that bring clients closer to the heart of Argentina and Uruguay.


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Beachfront Villa accommodations

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Alma del Pacifico Costa Rica

The road to Alma del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa, located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast and built in 2007, is paved with a lush Costa Rican rainforest landscape, not to mention a few intimidating crocodiles. Recommend visited this area of Costa Rica last year, and before arriving at Alma Del Pacifico from Juan Santamaria International Airport, we made a quick stop to see the infamous basking crocodiles at the Tarcoles River Bridge—a famous bridge where dozens of crocodiles can be seen lounging in the murky river waters below.


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The Caribbean coastline in Costa Rica.

Posted on July 16th, 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 July 9th, 2014

Colombia is Winning Big in Tourism

Ok, so Colombia might not have gone on to the Semifinals at the World Cup in Brazil (although Colombians must still be celebrating following yesterday’s Brazil massacre), but this country is winning big in tourism.


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Guestrooms in Casa Palopo.

Posted on June 19th, 2014

Yoga Retreat in Guatemala

The new, 7-bedroom boutique hotel in Guatemala, Casa Palopo, which overlooks Lake Atitlan, is offering a yoga retreat perfect for fit and healthy travelers.


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The courtyard at JW Marriott Cusco.

Posted on June 19th, 2014

A Family Getaway in Peru

This summer, families can experience the best of Peru with a family-inspired summer package at the JW Marriott Cusco. The hotel is built on the site of a 16th century San Agustin Convent, and is centrally located near museums and attractions throughout the city, including Machu Picchu, which is just a train ride away.


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