Latin America

Ready for a ziplining adventure, which is very popular in Costa Rica.

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

Parks & Recreation = Family Travel Highs in Costa Rica

“If any destination is tailormade for family travel, Costa Rica is it.” I wrote that sentence in Recommend’s Costa Rica Specialist Program based on just looking around during many years of traveling in this family-friendly nation. Last July was time to sample the product: The Hunt family traveled in an Adobe Rent a Car’s 4x4 to a trio of kid-friendly wild places: Tortuguero National Park (three nights), the Sarapiqui region (two nights), and Monteverde National Park (three nights). Perhaps a trip report on what worked (most things) and what didn’t (just a few) will be helpful in client trip planning.
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Visit Costa Rica with Boundless Costa Rica.

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

FAM to Costa Rica

Boundless Costa Rica is offering a FAM to Costa Rica, departing June 5, 2015.
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Travelers hiking up the Inca trail.

Posted on February 18th, 2015

So You’re Hiking the Inca Trail: Which One?

Dasatariq Peru, a leading tour operator and DMC based in Lima, notes that more than 75,000 people make the trek each year to get to Machu Picchu the way the Incas did—on foot—and today there are many different ways to hike the Inca Trail.
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The Four Seasons adds Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogota to its portfolio.

Posted on February 18th, 2015

Four Seasons Debuts in Bogota

Two elegant boutique hotels in Bogota’s fashionable North Zone have switched hotel families.
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Western Brook Pond at Gros Morne National Park. (Photo courtesy of Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism.)

Posted on February 4th, 2015

In Focus: 150 Countries, One Destination

Why is The New York Times Travel Show one of the largest trade and consumer travel events in North America? Well, let’s take a quick look at the numbers of the 10th annual tourism showcase, held Jan. 23-25, under the banner of 150 Countries, One Destination.
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Awasi Atacama in Argentina.

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

Recommended Luxury Stays in South America

Tour operators give their insight on top hotels stays in South America.
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House of Jasmines is one of many luxe hotels in Argentina.

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

Tours to Argentina

Here's a sprinkling of tours to Argentina from U.S. tour operators.
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Spa time at the family-run House of Jasmines estancia.

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

Upscaling The Wilderness

Go adventuring in style amidst Latin America’s remote and celebrated natural landscapes and culture sites, including in Argentina, where Salta and its environs shine.
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Posted on January 29th, 2015

Tune In to Ecuador at Super Bowl XLIX

Guess who’s a player at the Super Bowl this Sunday? Ecuador’s Ministry of Tourism, up and running at the half-time advertising break to tell fans and viewers: All You Need is Ecuador.
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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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