Eco/Green

The Palms Do Good, Feel Good package involves guests in a beach cleanup.

Posted on March 25th, 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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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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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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Martinique features stunning seaside hotels and villas.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Onsite Review: Martinique

While it was once an also-ran in the North American tourism biz, this French department is suddenly seeing an uptick in arrivals from North America.


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Balcony view at Grand Lucayan Bahamas Resort.

Posted on September 10th, 2014

Eye On The World: Grand Bahama Island

Recommend’s Managing Editor spent a few days in Grand Bahama to experience the island lifestyle while staying at the Grand Lucayan Bahamas Resort.


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Hot air ballon safari season has begun in the Busanga Plains of Zambia's Kafue National Park.

Posted on September 9th, 2014

Hot Air Balloon Safaris in Africa

Hot air balloon season has begun in the Busanga Plains of Zambia’s Kafue National Park. Travelers can now glide in a hot air balloon over the 69,000-acre Busanga Concession, one of the most exclusive hot air ballooning destinations in Africa, which offers complete seclusion and scenery to guests through Wilderness Safaris.


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