Latin America

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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Stones provide the heat when steam-cooking a 
pachamanca.

Posted on April 2nd, 2015

Culture Xplorers’ Food-Focused Itineraries

In the April issue, I recount my culinary-infused trip through Peru with Culture Xplorers. Here's a Culture Xplorers tour ideal for foodie clients.
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Stones provide the heat when steam-cooking a 
pachamanca.

Posted on April 2nd, 2015

Onsite Review: Eating Our Way Through Peru

Culture Xplorers provides well-crafted itineraries in Peru.
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Travelers on the Colombia FAM.

Posted on March 4th, 2015

FAMs to South America

Tucan Travel is offering two FAMs to South America.
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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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