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Hot air balloon sunrise tour.

Posted on August 6th, 2014

Eye on the World: Orlando

Last week Recommend’s Associate Editor, Michelle Marie Arean, spent a few days at the Orlando World Center Marriott. The 4-day trip showed her a different side of Orlando, including activities families can experience on a theme park-free getaway.


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The Four Seasons Orlando opened August 1.

Posted on August 6th, 2014

A Disney Adventure at the New Four Seasons Orlando

The new Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, is now open and ready to accommodate your clients for a Disney adventure.


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Experience Harry Potter's London with Sceptre Tours. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.)

Posted on August 5th, 2014

Harry Potter’s London

Harry Potter fans can see first-hand the Harry Potter movie sets with Sceptre Tours’ Harry Potter’s London itinerary.


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Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay

Posted on August 1st, 2014

Onsite Review: Lanai, Hawaii

Proof that big things come in small packages, 141-sq.-mile Lanai has evolved from producing 75 percent of the world’s pineapple to seducing lovers of off-the-beaten-path adventures.


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JW Marriott Cancun REsort & Spa daybed

Posted on August 1st, 2014

Onsite Review: Double the Charm in Cancun

Cancun is just a quick jaunt from many North American cities, drawing plenty of travelers looking for a beachside getaway, and with plenty of hotel options for whiling away sun-filled afternoons.


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Master Suite bedroom at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun.

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Onsite Review: Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

This past fall, Recommend had the pleasure of staying at Grand Residences only weeks after the property’s grand opening in
December.


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W Retreat Koh Samui in Thailand

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Onsite Review: The Beat Goes on for Thai Tourism

Thailand shines even brighter after the early-2014 coup.


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Melia Caribe Tropical in Punta Cana

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Onsite Review: Punta Cana’s Melia Caribe Tropical—The Level

My rule: It is better to book a standard room in an outstanding resort than to book the best room in a mid-market resort. And I’m always right—except when I’m not. Which brings us to the Melia Caribe Tropical in Bavaro, Dominican Republic.


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Sandals LaSource, Grenada

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Onsite Review: Sandals LaSource Resort & Spa, Grenada

When Sandals’ chairman Butch Stewart, and CEO Adam Stewart, cut the ribbon for their newest property on April 29, they declared that their goal had been to create a more luxurious experience than they’d done at any previous Sandals resort. They’ve succeeded.


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Laguna San Rafael in Chile

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Latin America: Tour Operators Do the Talking

No sector of the travel industry has been more important in opening up new vacation horizons in Latin America than tour operators. They invest in the research, do the leg work, and point the way with new and flexible travel products.


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