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Glacier Discovery Train hiking.

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

Alaska

From family-fun to new hotels, celebrations, cruises, and adventure activities, these 11 tips on traveling through Alaska will help you get your clients a unique experience.


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Ready for a ziplining adventure, which is very popular in Costa Rica.

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

Parks & Recreation = Family Travel Highs in Costa Rica

“If any destination is tailormade for family travel, Costa Rica is it.” I wrote that sentence in Recommend’s Costa Rica Specialist Program based on just looking around during many years of traveling in this family-friendly nation. Last July was time to sample the product: The Hunt family traveled in an Adobe Rent a Car’s 4×4 to a trio of kid-friendly wild places: Tortuguero National Park (three nights), the Sarapiqui region (two nights), and Monteverde National Park (three nights). Perhaps a trip report on what worked (most things) and what didn’t (just a few) will be helpful in client trip planning.


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Little Havana, Miami (Michelle Marie Arean).

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

Miami’s Cultural Side

Let’s slice it up by neighborhood and take a few morsels from each so you can get a taste of what Miami and South Beach offer your clients.


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Visit Costa Rica with Boundless Costa Rica.

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

FAM to Costa Rica

Boundless Costa Rica is offering a FAM to Costa Rica, departing June 5, 2015.


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Travelers hiking up the Inca trail.

Posted on February 18th, 2015

So You’re Hiking the Inca Trail: Which One?

Dasatariq Peru, a leading tour operator and DMC based in Lima, notes that more than 75,000 people make the trek each year to get to Machu Picchu the way the Incas did—on foot—and today there are many different ways to hike the Inca Trail.


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HaitiPort-SalutBeach

Posted on February 12th, 2015

Haiti’s New TV Ads and Partner: Apple Leisure Group

Apple Leisure Group CEO Alejandro Zozaya announced last night that Apple affiliates are now offering vacations in Haiti. “Haiti is the next great destination in the Caribbean,” he said, noting its beauty, culture, beaches, and people.


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Infinity pool at the Condado Vanderbilt.

Posted on February 9th, 2015

Eye on the World: A Taste of Puerto Rico

Recommend attended the Caribbean Travel Marketplace a couple of weeks ago in Puerto Rico, and although we certainly worked hard, we also had some time to “play,” abusing our iPhone to give you a taste of Puerto Rico from our lens.


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Havana street singer

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

Tauck Celebrates 90th Anniversary

We reached out to Tauck’s president, Jennifer Tombaugh, to talk about the company’s 90th anniversary.


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Tented Suite Private Deck at Mwiba Lodge.

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

Q&A With Robert Veden, Destination Manager, Africa & Indian Ocean at Cox & Kings, The Americas

Robert Veden, destination manager, Africa & Indian Ocean at Cox & Kings, The Americas, spoke to contributing editor Carla Hunt about the luxury landscape in Africa.


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House of Jasmines is one of many luxe hotels in Argentina.

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

Tours to Argentina

Here’s a sprinkling of tours to Argentina from U.S. tour operators.


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