Latin America

The cathedral church and main square in Lima, Peru.

Posted on January 21st, 2016

Latour Unveils Themed Tour Packages in Peru

Latour, a member of the IsramWorld portfolio, has expanded its offering in South America with four new packages to Peru.
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Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.

Posted on January 20th, 2016

It’s Showtime!

At the opening gong on Trade Day, Recommend’s Ed Wetschler and myself—Caribbean and Latin America editors, respectively—were lined up behind the starting “gate,” at the ready for the marathon course through the New York Times Travel Show on “trade day,” Jan. 8.
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The Galapagos Island in Ecuador. (Photo credit: Marco Ricca)

Posted on January 14th, 2016

Lindblad Acquires Australis Ship for Galapagos Expeditions

Cruise and adventure travel operator Lindblad Expeditions has announced the purchase of the Via Australis ship to be used on its tours of the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador.
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Ski.com's new Resort Finder tool allows agents to view a side-by-side comparison of the up to three resorts.

Posted on January 7th, 2016

Ski.com Launches New Travel Agent Website

Ski.com recently launched a new website for travel agents with online tools and resources that make it easier for agents to quote, book and manage their clients’ ski vacations.
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Posted on December 22nd, 2015

Central Holidays Debuts Latin America Programs

Central Holidays is making its debut in Latin America with a collection of new itineraries for 2016, covering 13 countries including Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Bolivia and Chile.
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Posted on December 9th, 2015

USTOA: Positive Outlook for 2016

Listen closely to what USTOA members are saying, and you’ll be all smiles going into the holidays and into 2016. There’s a positive outlook for the coming year, with tour operator members showing strong growth this past year and going into 2016, and affirming that travel agents contribute significantly to USTOA members’ business. Let’s look at the numbers, shall we.
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Standard dome tent at EcoCamp Patagonia, where AdventureSmith Explorations clients stay while touring Patagonia.

Posted on December 9th, 2015

Cool Patagonia is a Hot Ticket

The newfound popularity of Patagonia is a credit to the discovery of its timeless landscapes of glacial lakes and towering peaks, its spectacular parklands and diverse flora and fauna.
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Posted on December 9th, 2015

Active Vacations in Belize and Guatemala

Backroads and the Francis Ford Coppola family resorts have teamed up to offer a Backroads Belize & Guatemala Multisport Adventure tour.
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Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica.

Posted on December 8th, 2015

AMResorts Opens First Secrets Property in Costa Rica

AMResorts opened its first Secrets Resorts & Spas property in Costa Rica—Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica—last month.
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Santorini, Greece.

Posted on December 3rd, 2015

Variety Cruises’ FAMs

Variety Cruises is offering special rates to travel agents on its winter 2015/2016 and summer 2016 FAM trips.
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