North America

Rendering of Margaritaville Beach Resort viewed from the beach.

Posted on September 30th, 2014

“Wasted Away” in Margaritaville

That sense of relaxation and total escape depicted in Jimmy Buffett’s hit song, “Margaritaville,” is the vibe behind the new Margaritaville Beach Resort in Hollywood Beach, Florida opening in the summer of 2015.


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Accommodations at the SLS Las Vegas.

Posted on September 30th, 2014

New Upscale Hotel Offerings in the U.S.

We’ve zigzagged across the country—from New York to Napa—to find a handful of classy properties ideal for your most discriminating clients.


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Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Posted on September 29th, 2014

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts: Satisfying the Upscale Client

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts offers upscale clients what they call True Waldorf Service.


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MLTU

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

Q&A with MLT Vacations Execs at MLT University 2014

I had time to sit and chat with MLT Vacations execs at MLT University 2014.


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Adventures by Disney tours Nashville's music scene.

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

Music Aficionados Jam Out

Music aficionados jam out (especially those country music lovers) with Adventures by Disney’s new Nashville vacation. Fans of the hit ABC TV show, “Nashville,” will walk through locales seen on the show, as well as experience their own country music jam session.


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The Stone Arch Bridge was built so that wheat farmers can bring their crops across the Mississippi to the flour mills.

Posted on September 19th, 2014

Eye on the World: Minneapolis

During her time at MLT University 2014 in Minneapolis, MN., Recommend’s Managing Editor had some free time to stroll around Downtown Minneapolis. Here are her pics for our Eye on the World series.


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Guests taking on the saying “The Saints will win the Super Bowl when pigs fly.” (Photo credit: Jay Combe.)

Posted on September 17th, 2014

Halloween Treats

We have a few Halloween treats across the country for those of you whose clients are thinking of spicing up their Halloween celebrations this year.


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Neon Museum in Downtown Vegas.

Posted on September 15th, 2014

Eye on the World: Las Vegas

I went to Las Vegas last week, and no, I didn’t gamble or go to any of the world-famous nightclubs (what a bore, right?!), but I did ride the New York-New York roller coaster, went off-road jeep touring with Red Rock Adventures in Red Rock Canyon, got a peek at a couple of new properties and ate A LOT.


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Rendering of Loews Sapphire Falls Resort. (Photo courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort.)

Posted on September 11th, 2014

Universal Partners with Loews for New Hotel

This week, Universal Orlando Resort announced it has partnered once again with Loews Hotels and Resorts to open the Caribbean-themed Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in summer 2016.


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Rose Island House in Newport. (Photo credit: Discover Newport.)

Posted on September 10th, 2014

Rhode Island Breaks the Mold

Rhode Island—the smallest state in the U.S.—seems to constantly break the mold: it was one of the first original colonies; one of thirteen colonies to declare independence from British rule; and now one of the first states to perform same-sex marriages. But that’s not all that’s going on in the “The Ocean State”—there’s plenty of culture, historical mansions, quaint new boutique hotels, fall festivals, and a vast foodie scene, too.


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