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Last year's annual “Zumba@Sea – Dance For Wishes.”

Posted on October 22nd, 2014

Conferences Aboard Cruise Ships Entice Attendees

Conferences aboard cruise ships are enticing attendees to join in the education (…and umm, fun).


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The annual Holiday Luncheon of Club 41°-74° of New York takes place Dec. 12.

Posted on October 21st, 2014

Travel Professionals’ Holiday Luncheon

This year’s annual holiday luncheon of 41°-74° Club of New York, one of the oldest travel organizations in the New York metropolitan area, will take place Friday, Dec. 12. at the New York Palace Hotel. This event is for travel industry professionals and helps raise funds for a local charity selected by the members.


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Starwoods' launches SPG Pro and a new marketing campaign highlighting travel professionals behind the scenes.

Posted on October 21st, 2014

Starwood Debuts SPG Pro

Starwood Preferred Guest, the award-winning loyalty program from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has launched SPG Pro, an all-new loyalty program for meeting and travel professionals.


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See lemurs on the Madagascar Adventures tour inspired by the film, Island of the Lemurs: Madagascar.

Posted on October 21st, 2014

Movie-Inspired Tours with Kensington

Hollywood’s film sets can’t compare to the real-life experiences travelers can take with Kensington Tours’ private-guided itineraries inspired by this fall’s blockbuster films.


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Tara Stiles launched ENERGIZE at W Retreat & Spa—Vieques Island.

Posted on October 20th, 2014

Get Fit in Vieques

The W Retreat & Spa—Vieques Island in Puerto Rico has launched ENERGIZE by Tara Stiles, the resort’s new Fit Retreat concept for guests who want to get fit and get a jumpstart on a healthier lifestyle.


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Learn Latin dance moves with the Couples Retreat package in San Juan.

Posted on October 20th, 2014

Couples Retreat in San Juan

Couples can escape to the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in Puerto Rico this fall for a little pampering and romance with the Couples Retreat package.


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Collette sailing the Rhine River.

Posted on October 9th, 2014

New Agent Tools & Perks

Cruise lines know how important travel agents are to their business, which is why they have taken agents’ feedback and listened. Many have enhanced their online agent tools, and made their marketing materials more customizable, while others are offering higher commission rates and sales, or thanking agents with cabin giveaways to allow them to experience the ship for themselves.


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Hyatt Regency San Francisco' Park & Play package gives guests access to many fall events.

Posted on October 8th, 2014

San Francisco’s Passport to Fall Events

San Francisco’s waterfront Hyatt Regency San Francisco is offering a Park & Play package as a passport for guests to experience many fall events in the city.


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Agents earn $50 with reported bookings to the Guadeloupe Islands.

Posted on October 8th, 2014

Agents Earn Even More Cash with Guadeloupe Islands Bookings

Agents earn a $50 American Express gift card when entering new bookings to the Guadeloupe Islands of four nights or more in the Agent Transaction Monitor (ATM).


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Stiltsville was originally a community of 27 houses, which now only seven remain.

Posted on October 7th, 2014

Eye on the World: Miami

Recently two of Recommend’s editors had the opportunity to be tourists in our own backyard. We ventured out to various neighborhoods of Miami for a Historical Miami tour with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.


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