Culture

Chef Colin Hazama cooking at Starwood Hawaii’s "Table to Farm" dinner series. (Photo credit: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii.)

Posted on March 30th, 2015

Hawaii’s Culinary Scene

Recommend's Editor-in-Chief had a chance to check in with Karen Hughes, v.p. of Meet Hawaii and Travel Industry Partnerships, Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau, to talk about how Hawaii's hotels are upping the ante when it comes to their culinary offerings.
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Visit Alaska's National Parks with John Hall's Alaska.

Posted on March 23rd, 2015

Alaska’s National Parks with John Hall’s Alaska

John Hall's Alaska takes travelers through Alaska's National Parks on the National Parks of Alaska itinerary.
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Castle Kanota is the set of the Viceroy Club in the film. (Photo Credit: Castle Kanota.)

Posted on March 10th, 2015

Second Exotic Marigold Hotel Tour

Geringer Global Travel is offering a 14-day Second Exotic Marigold Hotel itinerary, perfect for movie buffs who can follow in the footsteps of the cast in "The Second Best Marigold Hotel."
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View of the Pyramids from the Mena House Hotel.

Posted on March 6th, 2015

Now Is The Reason To Book Egypt

Geoffrey Kent, CEO, Abercrombie & Kent, shares his positive views on why now is the time to book Egypt.
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Great Wall.Beijing

Posted on March 6th, 2015

China’s (Really) Got It Going On

In our March issue, we put together news and notes on what's happening in China, from new hotels to new tours.
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Floating_village_Ha_long_Bay

Posted on March 5th, 2015

Get to Know Heritage Line

Heritage Line is launching a new ship, offering passengers unique experiences, and immersing its travelers in the local culture. Let's get to know this cruise line sailing through Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar.
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European Waterways' Panache barge cruising in Alsace.

Posted on March 5th, 2015

Q&A with European Waterways’ President

Recommend had a chance to chat with European Waterways' President, John Wood-Dow, about barge cruising and what's new for the company.
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A weaver working on a Turkish towel.

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

Turkish Delights by INCA

Turkey’s a personal favorite destination, one treasured for its ancient sites in spectacular locations, marvelous food, souks and boutiques full of irresistible crafts. Over the years, I’ve shopped ‘till I dropped for carpets, copper and ceramics, tiles, saffron and tribal jewelry—you name it. What I never thought to look for were Turkish towels, until talking with the experts at California-based International Nature & Cultural Adventures (INCA).
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Alexander+Roberts’ Alexander the Great.

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

“Ahlan wa Sahlan” Says Egypt’s Welcome Sign

In culture, beauty and hospitality, Egypt has historically been a destination fit for pharaohs. But millenniums later—2015 to be precise—is it fit for tourists? Well, there seem to be a lot of people in the tourism industry who think so, particularly the U.S. tour operators who are back at the job designing itineraries to meet the increasing demand for travel to a country on everyone’s bucket list.
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Glacier Discovery Train hiking.

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

New Happenings in 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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