Latin America


Posted on July 15th, 2015

A “Pura Vida” Experience at the Four Seasons Costa Rica

Pura vida, meaning pure life, is a well-known Costa Rican saying, as well as the Costa Rican way of life. At the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, guests can experience the pura vida lifestyle, however that translates to them, whether it's through a day of active adventure or a detox from everyday life.
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Views of Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort.

Posted on July 15th, 2015

Hacienda AltaGracia is Now an Auberge Resort

Auberge Resorts Collection has announced it is now managing Hacienda AltaGracia, a luxury resort that opened June 2015 in the mountains of Perez Zeledon in Costa Rica.
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Writer Ed Wetschler poses with Galapagos’ famous tortoises.

Posted on July 9th, 2015

Small Boats & Big Tortoises in the Galapagos

When my friend Larry returned from Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, he told me (repeatedly) that he’d found the water too cold for snorkeling. A few months ago, when I returned from the Galapagos, I told him that his skinny pal had felt warm enough. How could this be?
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Holidays With Downtown - square

Posted on July 1st, 2015

Downtown Travel Launches New Leisure Brand

Downtown Travel, one of the largest air consolidators serving the U.S., recently announced its launch of a new leisure travel brand, Holidays with Downtown.
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The Occidental Grand Papagayo Resort.

Posted on June 18th, 2015

A FAM & New Tauck Trips to Costa Rica

Two tour operators are offering experiential trips to Costa Rica.
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Posted on June 17th, 2015

Eye on the World: Panama

Panama Unexpected was the theme of this visit to Panama's elegant Westin Playa Bonita, located on the beachfront just outside Panama City.
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Vinicius Lummertz is the new president of Embratur.

Posted on June 4th, 2015

Vinicius Lummertz Named New President of Embratur

Vinicius Lummertiz has been named President of the Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur).
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Belmond Hotel Dos Cataratas.

Posted on June 3rd, 2015

A Couple of Knockouts

Newlyweds are on the move, increasingly and wildly interested in experiencing new horizons in Central and South America. And with today’s honeymooners, it is rare that this most treasured of memories will be a one-stop destination. Consider just a couple of compelling combos.
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Casa Naga in Panama.

Posted on June 1st, 2015

Compelling & Romantic Combos

Peru and Panama are choice honeymoon spots.
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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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