Latin America

Visit Panama

Posted on October 22nd, 2013

Become a Panama Specialist Today

Panama may be a small country—about as large as the state of South Carolina—but it excels in terms of hospitality and safety, offering travelers everything from luxury beach resorts to rainforest lodges. Gain the knowledge to promote Panama and its adventure, nature and cultural offerings with the Panama Specialist Program.

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Indura Beach & Golf Resort

Posted on October 14th, 2013

Coming Attractions: The Luxe and Lovely Indura Beach & Golf Resort at Tela Bay, Honduras

Honduras will be hitting a home run in hospitality when the luxury Indura Beach & Golf Resort opens in the first quarter of 2014, a showcase property along a 26-mile stretch of Tela Bay on the northern Caribbean coast.

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Posted on October 9th, 2013

Seaside Swells: Brazil + Uruguay

Swell places for clients to be by the sea in South America.

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The Westin Playa Bonita Panama

Posted on October 9th, 2013

Explore Three Amazing Cities with StarwoodPro

With locations in more than 100 countries and as the global traveler continues to evolve, Starwood Hotels & Resorts continues to expand its footprint in the destinations you sell and your clients love. To support this growth, Starwood is also expanding its resources for travel professionals.

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Stella Australis, one of Australis' two ships.

Posted on October 3rd, 2013

Rebranding at Australis

Australis, whose ships that follow the path of Charles Darwin in South America, has rebranded its name and logo, dropping the Cruceros portion from its former title, Cruceros Australis.

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(Photo courtesy of the Ecuador Ministry of Tourism.)

Posted on September 17th, 2013

Dateline Quito

All eyes are on Quito, Ecuador, for the opening on Sept. 18 of the 37th TravelMart LatinAmerica (TMLA), an annual ingathering of buyers and sellers of travel products and services. The 3-day marathon of business meetings, orchestrated by William H. Coleman, Inc., gives all attendees—150 travel buying companies from North America this year—a focused venue to learn what’s new in the Central and South American market place.

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Galapagos with Flo Tours

Posted on September 16th, 2013

Ecuador & Galapagos FAM Trip

Agents can spend 10 days exploring the Amazonian jungle in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands on a FAM trip with Flo Tours.

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El Salvador

Posted on September 16th, 2013

El Salvador Conducts First Travel Market

The beaches of El Salvador have been well known for decades among the surfing set as one of the world’s most challenging locales and has been the venue for the Quicksilver surfing events that have attracted thousands. Now, the country is broadening its appeal to attract a wider range of visitors by promoting its cultural heritage, its Mayan sites and its extensive national parks and reserves.

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Occidental Grand Papagayo in Costa Rica will become adults-only in November.

Posted on September 16th, 2013

Costa Rica’s Occidental Grand Papagayo Turns Adults-Only

Costa Rica will welcome its first adults-only property when the Occidental Grand Papagayo converts to an adults-only hotel on Nov. 1.

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The resort is located on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, and accommodations offer stunning views of surroundings.

Posted on September 5th, 2013

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica

Located on the northern Pacific side of Costa Rica, Guanacaste—an area where beaches form white ribbons around crescent-shaped bays—is fast becoming a haven for adventure- and nature-seeking travelers, and families are “catching the wave.”

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