Looking for a snow day this summer? Marriott Caribbean & Latin America have you covered with a selection of exciting snow and ski hotel packages.
Abercrombie & Kent is expanding its 2018 Luxury Small Group Journeys portfolio to include five new journeys.
If you have clients who are pressed for time, but still want to make the most out of their vacation, we have highlighted what to see, taste and experience with just 48 hours in Medellin, Colombia.
On Jan. 2, 2018, Australis will debut the 210-passenger Ventus Australis.
Bike Odyssey, a newly launched bicycle tour operator based in California, has unveiled the 29-day Che - Bariloche to Santiago tour tracing the footsteps of Che Guevara through Chile and Argentina.
The Family Coppola Resorts is offering new all-inclusive wellness retreat packages at its three Central American eco-lodge resorts.
Contiki is adding six new trips to its Latin America portfolio beginning in 2018.
Last year, those in our industry selling travel to South America celebrated the 40th anniversary of Inkaterra, whose award-winning luxury lodgings set new standards for Peru’s travel industry, and whose founder, Jose Koechlin, is honored industry-wide as a pioneer in ecotourism and a major force in hotel development focused on conserving the environment and enriching local communities—all financed by sustainable tourism revenues.
Designed to bring guests closer to nature, these eco-conscious experiences in Peru and Chile are part of the rapidly expanding eco-tourism movement happening in South America and around the world.
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.
Avanti Destinations is giving travelers an intimate view of the rich flora, fauna and natural wonders of the Galapagos and Patagonia on its new small ship cruises for eco-adventure itineraries.
With the recent appointment of Jennie Ho as president of Delta Vacations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, we thought it fitting to have a chat with the former Delta Air Lines managing director - specialty and Canada sales, to find out more about her transition and future initiatives.
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.
Once Sleepy, Santiago’s Now Wide Awake
On July 2, 2017, LATAM Airlines Brazil will launch a direct service connecting Orlando, Florida with Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
What do two luxurious retreats in Iceland, a historic gem in Armenia, and an island hideaway in Nicaragua have in common? They are the latest properties Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has introduced into its portfolio.
During the course of seven days, through the Panama Canal and to Costa Rica with Windstar Cruises.
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.
Smart visitors to Chile leave time for at least one or two days away from Santiago, following the wine roads that link the vast vineyards just beyond the capital.
Club Med has announced 15 new all-inclusive resorts and renovations across the globe for 2017 and beyond, including Club Med Samoens in the French Alps, which is now open for bookings.
What makes Costa Rica so special and why is it such a hot destination?
“Unique” and “extraordinary” are common and oft-misused terms when describing a spa resort, but not in the case of Costa Rica’s award-winning Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa.
Aqua Expeditions has announced two new river cruise voyages for 2017, where guests will have the opportunity to join the company's founder and CEO, Francesco Galli Zugaro, or consulting chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino.
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.
The best of Peru isn’t just in its past.
Uruguay and Nicaragua are topping the charts, here's why these two countries are now trending.
Winter is quickly approaching in North America; however, in Central and South America, resorts are preparing for high season with warm weather that will beckon travelers from around the country.
Last week, we whet your budget travel appetites with 10 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals to book before the end of the moth. This week, we’re squeezing in 12 more limited-time offers for you and your clients to consider.
La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa—a former hacienda perched on an Andean hillside less than three hours outside of Quito, Ecuador—is offering its guests a taste of Ecuador through onsite cooking classes.
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.
Travel Vision Journeys is inviting active travelers to Peru for a sensory exploration of the country’s ancient cultures, cuisine and iconic landscapes, including the Huayna Picchu Mountain.
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.
Latin America offers show-stopping suites to urban-loving guests and excels in the sweetest of suite accommodations in mountain and jungle lodges.
A travel agent executive gives Celebrity Cruises' new TV spot “Far Away” a standing ovation.
South America is the ideal destination for active travelers looking to dive into the sights, sounds and flavors of pre-Columbian cultures.
Hotels and resorts are stepping up and out “to fill the evolving needs of family travelers who are more active, more global and more socially connected than ever before,” says Brian Povinelli, global brand leader of Westin Hotels & Resorts and Le Meridien.
Peru sits firmly on the wish list of family-friendly destinations, and in this boom-time market for family travel, Peru has some of the hottest vacation options of all: “re-conquering” ancient Inca cities and cruising the Amazon wildlands.
The former love nest of an Argentinian ballerina has been transformed into a secluded hideaway on the banks of the Rio Uruguay in Salto.
Pleasant Holidays has opened sales of its 2017 Costa Rica Guided Vacations with guaranteed departures every other Saturday through Dec. 10, 2016, and from Jan. 7 to Dec. 9, 2017 with no minimum number of travelers required.
"Welcome to Argentina" has gone from a whisper to a shout, according to Marnella Tours.
International Expeditions’ discounted pricing on the cruise line’s 10-day Galapagos Islands cruise is ideal for all of your spontaneous, budget-conscious, watersports-loving clients.
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.
LATAM Airlines has begun special operations for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, adding 150 domestic flights, as well as services such as translators at key airports, advance check-in at the Athletes’ Village, special wheelchairs and a LATAM Passenger Guide in three languages
There’s something wildly romantic about walking in the footsteps of ancient civilizations and historic cultures, and Latin America has more than its share of world-class antiquities and living cultures.
For your foodie clients, Libertador Hotels, Resorts & Spas’ Palacio del Inka property, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Cusco, is offering the Encounter of Two Worlds package.
In Q2 2018, Argentina will welcome its first Hampton by Hilton property in San Carlos de Bariloche, a popular tourist destination situated in the foothills of the Andes along the shoreline of Lago Nahuel Huapi.
Expected to open its doors in early 2017, the Resort at Mahogany Bay Village, Curio Collection by Hilton will be the first Hilton Worldwide property in Belize, as well as the first luxury resort from a global brand in the country.
Break free from technology, if only for a week, on Intrepid Travel’s four new Digital Detox tours.
On Saturday, July 16, Aqua Expeditions’ founder and CEO Francesco Galli Zugaro announced that an accidental explosion caused the luxury cruise line’s 12-suite Aqua Amazon vessel to sink during the ship’s regular Saturday supplying and turn-around.
Silversea Cruises has unveiled three new Culinary Expedition Voyages for 2016 and 2017.
When your clients ask for a luxurious getaway with all of the trimmings, suggest these opulent hotel and train accommodations.
Fine, sustainable lodgings mixed with authentic experiences are in the DNA of Costa Rica, and Rico Tours president Leigh Ann Cloutier is excited about the country’s newest: Chayote Lodge.