Emirates has announced that it will unveil a new First Class product this November at the Dubai Air Show.
African Travel, Inc. has launched a travel gift registry service to allow friends and family to contribute toward travelers planning a trip to Africa for a birthday, anniversary, honeymoon or other celebration.
CroisiEurope has partnered with Classic Vacations, allowing travel agents access to the river cruise company’s portfolio through the tour operator’s Classic Connections program.
Exotic Voyages is expanding its luxury global portfolio to include Oman, India and Japan.
Israel-based luxury hotel chain Dan Hotels has completed renovations to three of its properties in Tel Aviv, Eilat and Haifa.
You, too, are the travel experts, so we conducted a Future of Travel survey a couple of months back on recommend.com to get your take on what’s trending in travel in 2017 and 2018.
South African Airways and Hawaiian Airlines have established a new interline agreement that provides new and convenient flight options for both SAA and Hawaiian passengers flying between the Hawaiian Islands and Southern Africa.
The latest news from Belmond for spring, summer and fall 2017 includes new product launches, renovations, and itineraries, in addition to the debut of expert-led journeys through Africa, Scotland, and Myanmar.
Earlier this month, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah in the United Arab Emirates.
Viceroy Hotel Group (VHG) has segmented its portfolio into three tiers—The Viceroy Icon Collection, The Viceroy Lifestyle Series and The Urban Retreat Collection.
Characterized by its extravagance and popularized as a playground for the rich and famous, Dubai just got a little closer to home for South Floridians following the December 2016 launch of Emirates’ daily nonstop service out of Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
In this first video of Recommend's new Editors' B-Roll series, we're taking you on a visual journey to Dubai, the City of Gold, for a look at some of this emirate’s top sights.
On The Go Tours is offering the ultimate bucket list trip that takes travelers to each of the New Seven Wonders of the World, including the Great Wall of China and Machu Picchu.
This past December, tour operator members of the United States Tour Operators Association identified Iran as one of the Top 10 Off-The-Beaten Path Destinations for 2017. These days though, the buzz surrounding the country has turned from excitement to uncertainty.
Greaves Tours’ Owners Journey itinerary dives deep into India & Nepal, offering visitors the opportunity to see these two countries through the eyes of Greaves’ owners who have ties to these destinations.
Edie Rodriguez, CEO of Crystal Cruises, will host the line's annual President’s Cruise this year aboard the Crystal Symphony, when it sails from Rome to Dubai on Nov. 4.
When planning a multi-gen vacation, recommending activities that appeal to all ages is just as important as price and location.
In places like India, Dubai, Fiji and Mauritius, there’s no shortage of serenity-inducing spas that know how to up the ante when it comes to all-out pampering.
Trafalgar has introduced five new destinations and added 23 itineraries for 2017.
Agents, you can explore Iran with Flo Tours on its Best of Iran FAM itinerary Nov. 3-14, 2017.
Earlier this month at the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) amidst great fanfare, a group of South Florida journalists, including myself, were (literally) on the ground to watch the landing of Emirates’ inaugural flight between Dubai and Fort Lauderdale. The new daily nonstop service marked Emirates’ 11th destination in the United States and the airline’s second destination in Florida, following the launch of an Orlando service in September 2015.
Outrigger Resorts is offering expanded destination-specific cultural activities, programs and amenities to connect guests with the people and culture of its beachfront destinations.
The Poli House, a contemporary urban resort located in the heart of Tel Aviv, cultural center, has officially opened after three years of renovations.
For the first time in the company’s history, Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has unveiled its picks for the top travel trends for 2017.
If scenes from the world’s longest fireworks display or Singapore’s Bay of Hope and Light covered in 20,000 “wishing spheres” are the kind of NYE festivities you want to flood your social feeds with, then these four, exotic InterContinental Hotels & Resorts properties will serve as the perfect setting or luxurious home base.
These three enticing destinations in Asia, Africa & the South Pacific are a fascinating slice of the tourism pie for clients seeking out authentic travel.
It’s challenging enough to brand a country, let alone an entire continent, but that’s exactly what Africa has in mind.
This fall, One&Only Resorts has invited a number of leading chefs and winemakers to collaborate on a gourmet dinner series, The Ultimate Global Culinary Adventure, taking place at several of the luxury hotel brand’s properties around the globe.
Cox & Kings has released its new 2017-2018 brochures featuring more than 20 new journeys over seven continents.
Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) have announced a new transit visa that allows passengers with layovers of five hours or more at Hamad International Airport (DOH) to request a complimentary transit visa.
Some of the latest air services to take flight include operations to London, Tokyo and beyond.
The stigma of traveling alone is on its way out the door with the rise of solo trips, tours and cruises tailor made for those going it alone.
Morocco’s iconic hotel Dar Ahlam has joined Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s (SLH) portfolio.
Known for its thriving start-up scene, Tel Aviv is a micro-metropolis where business travelers can pair their professional obligations during the day with decadent dinners and sunset beach sessions at night.
Find out what's hot in luxury travel for 2017.
For an out-of-the-ordinary tour suggestion that incorporates sought-after destinations and experiential learning opportunities, while taking into account your client’s special interests such as voluntourism or religious tourism, recommend these adventure-filled vacations.
South African Airways Vacations has launched its 2017 Collection brochure featuring an expanded portfolio of more than 70 air-inclusive vacation packages to a variety of destinations throughout Southern and East Africa.
Exodus Travels is taking travelers back to school, figuratively speaking, with educational vacations available through 2017 where visitors can visit archaeological sites, participate in hands-on cooking classes and go on responsible wildlife safaris.
Tell your clients to travel far and wide to explore exotic destinations, where the landscapes are mesmerizing and “off the beaten path” is the norm.
A travel agent executive gives Celebrity Cruises' new TV spot “Far Away” a standing ovation.
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is targeting the U.S. tourist market with the opening of a representative office in New York, one of the Gulf state’s fastest growing visitor source markets.
For your clients with more checks than blanks on their travel bucket lists, Abercrombie & Kent has created new limited-edition small group journeys to off-the-beaten path destinations including Papua New Guinea, Bolivia and Sri Lanka.
There’s still seven weeks left of summer, which means there’s plenty of time to take advantage of El Al’s Summer Israel Getaway package.
Couples looking to rekindle their flame amidst exotic locations should look east to Africa and the Middle East. Here, the flame is fanned while viewing the Big 5, exploring cities steeped in history and walking in the footsteps of early explorers.
Break free from technology, if only for a week, on Intrepid Travel’s four new Digital Detox tours.
The new luxury Loisaba Tented Camp opened earlier this year on a 600-ft. escarpment in Kenya’s Loisaba Conservancy.
At INDABA 2016, one catchphrase that kept ringing throughout Africa’s largest tradeshow was “value for money.” While this notion could easily apply to hotels alone in South Africa (five-star lodges at less than $200 a night are just the start), value in this country goes far beyond the physical.
Israel is known for its Holy Land treasures—and rightfully so—but tell your clients that this tiny country is much more than a mecca for religious-focused travels. This country is made for visitors seeking out active exploration and cultural interactions with the locals.
If you have clients looking for an intimate honeymoon escape in Africa, suggest the owner-run Angama Mara safari lodge in Kenya.
Agents can save their clients up to $1,500 per couple on Collette’s recently launched Trip of a Lifetime itineraries in Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America when using the promo code BUCKETLIST.
EL AL Israel Airlines has launched discounted fares to Israel, in addition to providing families with increased savings for children ages 2 to 14, just in time for summer travel.
A honeymoon in Africa is beyond many honeymooners’ wildest dreams, but it doesn’t have to be. Imagine romancing it up in Morocco, exploring the savannahs in South Africa or living the island life in the Seychelles. The trio of tours we’ve married together for this story allow your newlywed clients to dive right into their wildest dreams.