November 2013

Posted on November 11th, 2013

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Posted on November 7th, 2013

Editor’s Notes

As I’m writing this, I’m thinking of the various trips I have lined up in the coming months, including a 2-day cruise on the re-imagined Disney Magic, Mexico City a la luxury, and December’s USTOA conference, which brings us to the issue at hand. For the articles in this November Hot Destinations & Tours issue, our editors reached out to USTOA members to get their take on the various destinations, trends and products we deem to be hot for 2014.


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Posted on November 7th, 2013

Generator

The hospitality industry has been buzzing lately with a new breed of boutique mid-range hotels and hostels cropping up, targeting Millennials with stylish spaces at affordable prices.


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Clients have ample time for sightseeing in Rio on Vistas' 8-day Stunning Brazil itinerary.

Posted on November 7th, 2013

Vistas by IsramWorld

Why is IsramWorld hot? Simply put, this tour operator isn’t one to rest on its 40-plus years of experience to draw in clients.


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Small villages dot the riverbanks of the Danube.

Posted on November 7th, 2013

Sailing the Danube with Viking (and a Teenager in Tow)

There’s no denying that river cruising is hot—baby boomer clients can’t get enough of this product, but what about the rest of your clients?


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Budapest is a popular stop on Danube sailings.

Posted on November 7th, 2013

AmaPrima

Almost half of the new cruise ships worldwide in 2012 (six out of 13) were river craft, and although the total number of 2013 cruise ship launches fell to 11, more than half of them are river cruise ships.


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Bhutan's mysticism and stunning landscape are a lure for travelers seeking out-of-the-ordinary destinations.

Posted on November 7th, 2013

Bhutan, The Eternal Kingdom Beckons

Bhutan is the real deal, a Shangri-la full of mysteries, with mountains, monasteries, exceptional culture and an alluring aura that make this formerly closed-off country so intriguing to travelers.


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Seagrape Beach Suite at Spice Island Beach in Grenada, whose landscape is made up of native plants.

Posted on November 7th, 2013

The Greening of the Caribbean

Is green the new black?


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The Observatory at Chichen Itza.

Posted on November 7th, 2013

Merida, Gateway to the Yucatan Experience

Known as The White City for its white limestone architecture, Merida rose from ground where the Maya city of T’ho once stood and is considered the gateway to all routes that lead to the Mayan World.


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A relaxing and private viewpoint from the Spa Mukul.

Posted on November 7th, 2013

Nicaragua Now!

Nicaragua’s time has come.


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