Eco/Green

Travelers participate in social impact activities.

Posted on June 5th, 2015

Carnival Corporation Launches Fathom

Carnival Corporation launched a new brand, fathom, defining a new travel category it is calling "social impact travel," that will offer consumers authentic, meaningful impact travel experiences to work alongside locals as they tackle community needs.
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Rendering of the deck aboard Ecoventura's MS Origin.

Posted on April 9th, 2015

Ecoventura’s New Luxury Yacht

The Ecoventura has announced sailings for its new luxury yacht.
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The Palms Do Good, Feel Good package involves guests in a beach cleanup.

Posted on April 5th, 2015

‘Do Good, Feel Good’ at The Palms Hotel & Spa

Guests at The Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach can take part in the Do Good, Feel Good package, a good fit for nature-minded or eco-friendly travelers.
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Posted on March 31st, 2015

Outdoor Adventures on Hawaii Island

Nearly twice the size of all the other islands in the chain combined, Hawaii Island is more than large enough to contain the most exhilarating experiences your clients could possibly imagine.
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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 4x4 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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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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Martinique

Posted on December 17th, 2014

Martinique C’est Magnifique! Sign up for the Martinique Specialist Program

Martinique is magnifique! Recommend's newest travel agent program is here, the Martinique Specialist Program.
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Posted on November 5th, 2014

Ebola: Not a Risk for African Safari Travel

We reached out to a few tour operators that sell travel to Africa to see how the Ebola crisis is affecting their bookings to this continent. Here's what they had to say.
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Taxco, a colonial gem in Mexico.

Posted on November 5th, 2014

Mexico’s Sun Triangle

Acapulco, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and Taxco—three distinct cities on the forefront of Mexico’s tourism initiative aimed to entice travelers to where the sun always shines.
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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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