Sceptre is offering the biggest agent commissions in the company’s history in honor of its 35th anniversary.
Tribute Portfolio, Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ 10th brand and second collection of independent hotels, is making its France debut with the addition of the Le Metropolitan hotel and the nearby Le Dokhan’s hotel in the 16th Arrondissement of Paris.
Journese, a member of Pleasant Holidays' portfolio of luxury brands, has launched its Exclusive Perks campaign offering agents the opportunity to extend their clients a range of value-added amenities, from resort credits and complimentary nights to spa treatments and complimentary cabana use at select premier resorts.
Whether it's building a naturally powered ship with the largest guest capacity in the world or utilizing the latest technology to satisfy guests' needs, there's no shortage of innovations coming from the Genoa-based Costa Group, whose Costa Cruises line, interestingly enough, began as a party cruise—it's come a long way, baby.
JetBlue’s seasonal nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) began Jan. 14 and will operate through May 1.
To mark its 50th anniversary, Butterfield & Robinson dipped into its archives and pulled a few itineraries to use as the inspiration for new journeys.
For Outdoor Journeys, Central Holidays’ active vacations brand, authenticity is one of many key components necessary to providing the type of active travel experience guests will want to write home about and experience again...and again.
Delta Vacations has added new commissionable cooking classes and walking tours in Italy to its product line, noting continuous year-to-year growth in sales of tours and activities in Italy and throughout Europe.
Travel Bound has launched its new Beach Collection 2016 and is offering vacation incentives to agents who make a booking from any of the featured destinations.
AC Hotels by Marriott recently announced its plans to open 22 new design-led hotels around the world in 2016.
Crystal Cruises’ CEO and president Edie Rodriguez unveiled the line’s new brand campaign, All Exclusive, aboard the newly christened Crystal Esprit this month, in addition to announcing the company’s plan to expand Crystal Luxury Air.
El Patron, Europe’s first tequila-themed hotel, is opening next summer on the Isle of Wight in South East England in the historic Charter House.
For approximately five weeks beginning the last week in November through the week of Christmas, cozy market squares and old town centers across Germany are filled with wooden huts selling handmade mementos, the aroma of grilled sausages and holiday spirit.
Jean-Pierre Soutric was recently appointed the role of senior v.p. sales & marketing for The Oetker Collection, a position he hopes to use as a vehicle to strengthen and grow the organization.
Listen closely to what USTOA members are saying, and you’ll be all smiles going into the holidays and into 2016. There’s a positive outlook for the coming year, with tour operator members showing strong growth this past year and going into 2016, and affirming that travel agents contribute significantly to USTOA members’ business. Let’s look at the numbers, shall we.
Today, at the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) in France, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and Design Hotels announced the company’s expanded partnership, as well as Design Hotels inception as the 11th Starwood brand.
For the first time in the line’s history, Viking Ocean Cruises will cross over the Atlantic Ocean from Europe into North America and the Caribbean with five new itineraries debuting September 2016.
Delta Air Lines and airberlin are expanding their presence in North America with new services launching next year.
Crystal River Cruises’ new itineraries for its 2016-2018 season are now open for booking.