Destinations

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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Luna Salada Hotel.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Onsite Review: Bella Bolivia

Your clients will be walking on clouds when they visit Bolivia’s Salt Flats.


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On a Natural Habitat Adventures tour, visitors to Namibia have the opportunity to view the black rhino at the Doro Nawas Camp.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Namibia: Southern Africa’s New Hot Ticket

South Africa might get all the attention, but Namibia knows how to draw the crowds, too.


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Cologne Cathedral and the Rhine River.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Onsite Review: Germany—A Cultural Tour of its Cities Along the Rhine

Germany is a hot ticket when it comes to travel. From January to June 2014, U.S. travelers contributed over 2.3 million in overnight stays, a 4.5 percent increase compared to last year, and foreign visitor numbers overall increased by 6 percent.


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Martinique features stunning seaside hotels and villas.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Onsite Review: Martinique

While it was once an also-ran in the North American tourism biz, this French department is suddenly seeing an uptick in arrivals from North America.


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The Apsara Suite on the Mekong Princess, part of Haimark's suite.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

There’s No Stopping Southeast Asia River Cruising

Europe thought it had a phenomenon all its own, but the rivers in Southeast Asia are saying, not so fast.


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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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Tunsair offers 5 percent commission.

Posted on November 3rd, 2014

Tunisair Offers Agent Commission

Tunisair is offering agents 5 percent commission on published fares.


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