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The Amavida cruising the Douro River in Porto, Portugal.

Posted on August 26th, 2016

Virtuoso Awards AmaWaterways

At the 28th annual Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas, Virtuoso recognized AmaWaterways as the Best River Cruise Line for 2016.
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The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne in Miami is ideal for a family getaway.

Posted on August 25th, 2016

Onsite Review: The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne

A weekend in paradise...I mean, a weekend at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, was tasty, fabulous, swanky and purely blissful.
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Posted on August 24th, 2016

A Chat with Martinique Tourism’s New Leadership

Recommend sat down with Karine Mousseau, the new commissioner for Martinique Tourism Authority, and Joelle Desir, the newly appointed general director for Martinique Tourism Authority, to discuss their new roles and what it means for Martinique tourism moving forward.
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From left to right: John Lovell, president of Travel Leaders Network and Leisure Group; Roger Block, president of Travel Leaders Network; Stephen McGillivray and Jose Ferreira at the Travel Leaders Network launch.

Posted on August 24th, 2016

Three Major Travel Brands Join Forces

Three major travel brands—Travel Leaders Associates, Results! Travel and Vacation.com—have joined forces to become Travel Leaders Network in an effort to better serve the companies’ agency constituents.
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Chief Sielu and his Polynesian crew perform for YMT Vacations guests during one of the stops on our Circle Island Tour on Oahu.

Posted on August 24th, 2016

YMT Vacations Ups Commission on 2017 Hawaii Tours

In celebration of the 50th anniversary launch of its Best of Hawaii tour, YMT Vacations is increasing the commission on all January and February 2017 Hawaii land tours from 10 percent to 15 percent.
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Posted on August 22nd, 2016

Coffee Time with Industry Vets: Melissa da Silva

Think you know Melissa da Silva, president of Contiki Vacations, think again….
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sandals chapel

Posted on August 19th, 2016

Say “I Do” in the Caribbean’s First Overwater Chapel

There’s a bevy of news coming from Sandals Resorts on the wedding front, including the unveiling of the company’s (and the Caribbean’s) first overwater chapel and the launch of a new virtual wedding experience.
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A guestroom at the new Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in the Cayman Islands. (Photo credit: Kimpton Seafire Resort)

Posted on August 18th, 2016

Find Your Caymankind

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism is inviting North American travel agents to find their “Caymankind” through the launch if its 2016 Fall Travel Trade Promotion, featuring limited-time discounts on luxury hotels, attractions and watersports.
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Flo Tours 8-night Cuba FAM departs Nov. 8. 

Posted on August 18th, 2016

Cuba FAM with Flo Tours

Flo Tours is offering an 8-night Cuba FAM departing Nov. 8, 2016.
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The splash pool at Saint Lucia's Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa.

Posted on August 16th, 2016

Experience Saint Lucia Firsthand

The Saint Lucia Tourist Board has launched its annual travel agent incentive program Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM), designed to showcase the island to visiting agents.
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