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Central Holidays now offers five people-to-people tours to Cuba.

Posted on August 3rd, 2015

Central Holidays Expands to Offer Cuba Itineraries

Central Holidays has expanded its destination offers beyond Europe and the Mediterranean with the launch of five people-to-people itineraries in Cuba—Afro Cubanismo, L'Chaim Cuba, A Taste of Havana, The City & The Sea, and Hola Cuba.
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Posted on August 3rd, 2015

GOGO Vacations’ New GOGO Care

At the start of 2015, GOGO Vacations made a commitment to "travel agents first" with its campaign and increased commission structure. Continuing with the momentum, it is now launching GOGO Care, a bundled collection of services and perks valued at over $200 pp, which will be available as an add-on to all vacation packages as of t0day, and are fully commissionable.
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Guestroom at the AC Hotel New Orleans.

Posted on July 29th, 2015

AC Hotels by Marriott

AC Hotels, one of Marriott International’s four lifestyle hotel brands, is “designed,” says Marriott International’s v.p. of lifestyle brands Toni Stoeckl, “for all those creative, well-traveled, entrepreneurial spirits, millennials and other travelers who are constantly on the go."
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Cuba Tour Planner’s 6-night program includes a visit to Cienfuegos.

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Cuba Calling

Tour operators keep upping the ante when it comes to their Cuba offerings.
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Amacerto - Ama Waterways

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Onboard Review: AmaWaterways’ AmaCerto

When trip-planning clients pounce on a river cruise line bearing a name derived from the Latin word for “love,” chances are they’re conjuring a vision of themselves as pampered passengers on the receiving end of intimate, nurturing attention.
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Icy Strait Point views.

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Eye on the World: Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, Alaska is currently constructing a new dock and welcome center for cruise ships, which will be completed this fall and ready to receive cruise ships in Spring 2016. This small town of approximately 765 residents might seem small for many city-goers, but it definitely doesn't skimp out on experiences.
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"Square Grouper" 
Photo by: Juan Fernando Ayora / Lucky Frog Studios

Posted on July 28th, 2015

Onsite Review: Amara Cay Resort, Islamorada, Florida Keys

Islamorada's newest gem, Amara Cay Resort.
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Manchester-Town-Hall

Posted on July 20th, 2015

Eye on the World: Manchester, England

Although the summer sun rarely made an appearance and the days were a tad too chilly (especially for our Managing Editor who has lived in Miami all of her life), the subtle beauty of Manchester shined brightly through the dreary days during a recently taken FAM trip to England. A city full of rich culture, history, museums, unique hotels, and a thriving restaurant scene, Manchester isn't the industrial town of most people's perceptions, but one with charm and sophistication—not to mention it landed a spot (No. 26) on The New York Times' list of "52 Places to Go in 2015." Here are just a few pictures she chose for Recommend's latest installment of Eye on the World.
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Sunset views of Naples. (Photo courtesy of Sophia's Travels.)

Posted on July 20th, 2015

Naples & Sicily FAM

Sophia's Travel is offering a 7-night agent study-FAM to Naples, with an additional 6-night extension option.
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Poolside at Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa.

Posted on July 20th, 2015

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa’s New Rewards Program

Agents booking Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa in Saint Lucia can earn $50 prepaid e-vouchers, free nights, and more by joining CBAYREWARD$—a new rewards program replacing the resort's current Sterling Agent Program.
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