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Sherwin Banda, president of African Travel, Inc.

Posted on May 25th, 2016

Coffee Time with Industry Vets: Sherwin Banda

Think you know Sherwin Banda, think again….
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At a panel on regional airlines led by Caribbean Journal's Alex Britell  (right), InterCaribbean Airways CEO Trevor Sadler (left) reminded everyone that his airline still pays commissions. (Photo credit:

Posted on May 20th, 2016

Expo de Turismo International (ETI), Part 2: It Wasn’t Just about Puerto Rico

"The travel industry will double in the next decade, making it the second largest industry in the world, exceeded only by agriculture," said Bill Todd, author of “Increase Sales Now,” to 400 travel agents at ETI, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company's annual conference. "You couldn't have picked a better career path."
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Club Med Sandpiper Bay's water views.

Posted on May 19th, 2016

Eye on the World: Club Med Sandpiper Bay

This past weekend I headed over to Port Saint Lucie in Florida where I spent a few days at Club Med Sandpiper Bay. This property, located on the St. Lucie River, offers more than a just relaxing escape tanning by the water.
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Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.

Posted on May 17th, 2016

Coffee Time with Industry Vets: Gerard J. Inzerillo

Think you know Gerard J. Inzerillo, think again….
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Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Posted on May 17th, 2016

Ultimate Jet Vacations Offers Elevated Commission on Banyan Tree Mayakoba Bookings

Throughout the month of May, Ultimate Jet Vacations is offering agents 16 percent commission on their bookings at the Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
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RomeExplorer.Pantheon

Posted on May 17th, 2016

Trafalgar’s 2016-17 Autumn, Winter and Spring Brochure Offers Off-Peak Savings

Trafalgar’s new 2016-17 Autumn, Winter and Spring (AWS) brochure features up to 40 percent savings for your clients and enhanced year-round earning potential for you.
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Saint Lucia

Posted on May 12th, 2016

Reap the Benefits of Selling Saint Lucia

Set in the West Indies, Saint Lucia is an island vacation that appeals to a wide range of travelers, whether they are interested in all-inclusive hotels, classic inns, boutique hotels with spas or wellness programs.
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Guadeloupe

Posted on May 11th, 2016

The Perks of Selling Guadeloupe

The Guadeloupe Islands, a department of France located in the Caribbean, are attracting visitors thanks to flights and theme packages, not to mention an endless array of activities.
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Hammock-time-at-Sugar-Bay

Posted on May 3rd, 2016

Eye on the World: Barbados

Have you ever visited a garden inside a cave? What about a rum factory on an old plantation? Have you swam with sea turtles or eaten foie gras and duck ravioli in a cliffside restaurant? No? Well, that just means you haven't been to Barbados.
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The resort’s Awe-Spa offers a 1-hour Water Journey.

Posted on May 1st, 2016

Onsite Review: Moon Palace Jamaica Grande

Two questions guided my recent stay at Palace Resorts’ first foothold in Jamaica, the Moon Palace Jamaica Grande: 1. How was Mexican-owned Palace Resorts adapting to the land of alright? 2. How could it stand out on an island that already has dozens of all-inclusive brands?
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