Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) just announced new leadership to its Liberty Travel and GOGO Vacations brands.
Satoyama Experience provides guided walking and cycling tours highlighting the Japanese countryside and arts and culture scene in the cities of Hida and Takayama—both of which are located in the landlocked Gifu Prefecture in central Japan approximately 4.5 hours away from Tokyo by train.
Tucked away in the rural Agatsuma District of the Gunma Prefecture in Japan is Shima Onsen Kashiwaya Ryokan, a modern ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) offering a quiet retreat roughly three hours away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.
Travel industry veteran Mike Bonner joined One&Only Resorts’ team as the newly appointed vice president of marketing last month after working for more than two decades in various sales and marketing positions at well-recognized cruise and hospitality companies, including Celebrity Cruises, Maybourne Hotel Group, and most recently, Silversea Cruises.
On Kensington Tours’ new Vietnam Mountains & Southern Islands tour, guests travel from the rice paddies in Vietnam's mountainous countryside to tropical beaches stretching along the country’s southern coastline while staying in an array of unique accommodations, including eco lodges and traditional junk boats.
High-end travel agents whose clients expect an upscale vacation regardless of their rustic surroundings will rejoice over Frontiers International Travel’s new 44-day Ultimate New Zealand Adventure + Hawaii itinerary.
Recommend attended the VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2015, which took place Sept. 25-27 at Tokyo Big Sight, as well as the JATA Tourism EXPO Japan, which took place Sept. 26-27.
Marriott Hotels has collaborated with Samsung Electronics America to launch VRoom Service, a new virtual reality travel experience.
As more vacationers catch on to the idea of volunteering for a part of or for their entire vacation, an increasing number of travel companies are creating unique ways for travelers to lend a helping hand, and good news for agents, they're all agent commissionable.
Two international hotels, The Kiroro in Hokkaido in Japan and the Great Northern Hotel in England, are joining Starwood’s new Tribute Portfolio brand.
The Quintessential Collection Vietnam is offering ultra-affluent individuals and couples the opportunity to tour five upper-echelon hotels in the Southeast Asian country with the Quintessentially Vietnam holiday package, with rates starting at $19,358 pp.
Michael Healy, general manager, Khiri Travel USA, submitted this commentary to Recommend on his take on the cultural authenticity of travel experiences.
Taiwan has a lot to offer travelers—eight national parks, 13 national scenic areas, 18 national forest recreation areas, many cultural sights, hot springs, and a booming culinary scene. Recommend picked two tour operators with experiential itineraries that showcase Taiwan and its many wonders.