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Whale watchers aboard the Passage Provider get a close up view of an active humpback whale. (Photo courtesy of ourism Nova Scotia.)

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

A Commitment to Travel Agents

Extended call center hours, travel partnerships, booking incentives—travel industry partners are saying yes to travel agents.


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Aerial view of Santa Catalina.

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

Adventure in Santa Catalina Island

Santa Catalina Island Company introduces its Hotel & Heli adventure package for those visiting this spring or summer.


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FAM

Posted on April 17th, 2014

Special Rates at SunBreeze Hotels in Belize

Sunbreeze Hotels is offering special rates to entice visitors to San Pedro.


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FAM Photo 3

Posted on April 17th, 2014

Visit Costa Rica FAM

Costa Rica Dream World is hosting a Costa Rica FAM August 25 to August 31, 2014.


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Infinity Pool

Posted on April 17th, 2014

Sonesta Resorts Travel Agent Special

Travel agents can get to know the Sonesta Collection in St. Maarten with special agent rates.


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Guadeloupe

Posted on April 17th, 2014

The Perks of Selling Guadeloupe

Recommend’s latest program, the Guadeloupe Islands Specialist Program, created with the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board, will give you all the information you need to sell this unique destination, as well as earn rewards and benefits.


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More Americans were attracted to Eastern Europe in 2013 with Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland all enjoying double digit increases.

Posted on April 16th, 2014

Travel Bound Bookings Gain Rewards

Travel Bound’s Spring Ka-ching initiative rewards fully independent travel bookings by North American travel agents with reward cards worth up to $250.


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Fly to Jamaica with the 6th passenger flies free program. (Photo credit: Jim Smith courtesy of the Jamaica Tourist Board.)

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Group Flights Get 6th Fare Free

Apple Vacations and Travel Impressions are helping travel agents sell group travel with the Every 6th Passenger Flies Free promo, which is offered in conjunction with the tour companies’ risk flight programs.


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Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Eye on the World: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Recommend’s editor-in-chief, Paloma Villaverde de Rico, visited Puerto Vallarta last week for the Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014 trade show. Experience the destination, show and hotels via the Eye on the World: Puerto Vallarta edition.


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Posted on April 2nd, 2014

Editor’s Notes

This ISLANDS issue is one of my favorite issues of the year. Obviously, there’s a sense of paradise attached to the word “islands,” but it’s more than that.


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