Cruises no longer follow the cookie-cutter mold—they now offer themes, as well as special tours to fit every personality. Whether your clients like to sleep in, are practicing or novice yogis, or are wine enthusiasts, we found a cruise to fit their personality and lifestyle.
Recommend's Associate Editor, Michelle Arean, had a chance to chat with Ian Swain, founder of Swain Destinations, last week about his recent visit to One&Only Hayman, on the Great Barrier Reef, where he was the first guest to experience the property. Swain, one of the industry's top experts on Australia shares with us his first-hand experience, as well as a few tidbits about traveling in Australia and Swain Destinations.
Mandarin Oriental Bodrum opens in Turkey. The luxury hotel is located on an 148-acre waterfront site on the northern side of the peninsula at Cennet Koyu (Paradise Bay) and offers panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. To celebrate, the hotel is offering guests the Discover Paradise Bay package.
Travelers can discover Cambodia with Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa, which is offering a Siem Reap Discovery package that enriches the discovery of the Angkor UNESCO World Heritage site with local Anantara experiences.
Recommend's Asia/South Pacific Editor, Sergio Ortiz, had a chance to chat with TAT Governor, Thawatchai Arunyik, at the Thailand Travel Mart held on June 4-6 to talk about safety issues in Thailand.
Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa, located on the northwest coast of Phuket, Thailand, just 20 minutes from Phuket International Airport and 35 minutes from the city centre, offers guests the best of both worlds—tranquil beaches as well as lively bars and boutique shopping in Laguna.
Greaves Tours unveiled a new India itinerary,Young at Heart- Southern Exposure,that is sure to appeal to your more active clients. The tour, designed for the 30- to 40-year-old traveler, is a 16-day journey to Mumbai, Coorg, Bengaluru, Chennai, Madurai, Kochi and Hyderabad.
The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India as selected SITA has the Best Overseas Tour Operator to India from North America.
Super Value Tours is expanding past its Asia offerings, launching its first European tour in Russia. That said, it's still keeping Asia top of mind with the addition of new tours to Tibet and Mt. Everest for those interested in both scenery and spirituality.
Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand have come together to create an alliance for a route between Auckland and Singapore on Air New Zealand.
Someone once wrote that frequent travelers are often driven to bestow human qualities upon destinations in order to describe them more accurately.