North America

American Cruise Lines’ Queen of the Mississippi.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Exploring North America’s Waterways

River cruise lines are adding new ships and itineraries to keep up with U.S. travelers’ pent-up demand to explore their own backyard.


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The Sundowner Bar Grill at the Outrigger on the Lagoon in Fiji.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Outrigger Rebrands & Expands

Ke ‘Ano Wa’a, the “Outrigger Way,” was a branding strategy designed to advance Outrigger’s corporate culture and business guidelines back in 1993 when Hawaiian scholar and historian, Dr. George Kanahele, created the branding strategy. Twenty years later, the value-based branding initiative to connect three core elements of the hospitality industry—the employees, the guests, and the destination—is still going strong, but undergoing a bit of a revamping.


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Delano Las Vegas entrance.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Onsite Review: Delano Las Vegas

There is something special about the new Delano Las Vegas.


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Austin Adventures offers tours to Yellowstone National Park.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

New USTOA Members, New Experiences

In 2014, USTOA grew by three new members—Austin Adventures, Down Under Answers and Perillo Tours.


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The Spa at Viceroy.

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

Euphoria at Viceroy Miami

Viceroy Miami, located in the trendy Brickell neighborhood, debuts a new spa package, Euphoria.


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John Checketts, director route planning for jetBlue.

Posted on October 29th, 2014

jetBlue Adds Four New Flight Connections

jetBlue recently announced four new non-stop flights out of Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.


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Dog sledding at the Omni Mount Washington Resort.

Posted on October 29th, 2014

Winter Escapes for Skiers & Non-Skiers

We have put together a few options that offer great winter escapes for skiers and non-skiers. Whether it’s outdoor adventure, family-friendly fun, or even high-end shopping in Italy, we found a few locations in North America and Europe that will have everyone in the group excited for their winter holiday.


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Family-friendly vacation at The Viceroy Resort & Residences.

Posted on October 29th, 2014

Winter Fun at the Viceroy Snowmass

Families will find the perfect setting for winter fun at The Viceroy Snowmass Resort and Residences.


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Posted on October 28th, 2014

What’s New this Ski Season in Colorado

Colorado is the perfect spot for mountain skiing on white powdery snow. But that’s not all skiers can expect from Colorado. Here’s the low down on what’s new this ski season at Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Vail. Plus, the 4-1-1 on a few local events and hotel packages for your ski-loving clients.


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Cross-Country skiing with Bicycle Adventures.

Posted on October 27th, 2014

Cross-Country Ski Tour in Seattle

Bicycle Adventures offers travelers more than just scenic biking excursions. Its 6-day Methow Cross-Country Ski Tour, led by ski experts and guides, starts off in the Methow Valley of Seattle and ends in the Chickadee Trails.


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