Travelers visiting Cusco now have a luxurious option located in the center of the city, Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, which re-opened in August.
Now that Recommend has launched the Guatemala Specialist Program, this Central American gem can be an easy sell for the active traveler, the cultural buff or the family looking to experience a country rich in architecture, cuisine and centuries-old Maya temples.
Panama may be a small country—about as large as the state of South Carolina—but it excels in terms of hospitality and safety, offering travelers everything from luxury beach resorts to rainforest lodges. Gain the knowledge to promote Panama and its adventure, nature and cultural offerings with the Panama Specialist Program.
Honduras will be hitting a home run in hospitality when the luxury Indura Beach & Golf Resort opens in the first quarter of 2014, a showcase property along a 26-mile stretch of Tela Bay on the northern Caribbean coast.
With locations in more than 100 countries and as the global traveler continues to evolve, Starwood Hotels & Resorts continues to expand its footprint in the destinations you sell and your clients love. To support this growth, Starwood is also expanding its resources for travel professionals.
All eyes are on Quito, Ecuador, for the opening on Sept. 18 of the 37th TravelMart LatinAmerica (TMLA), an annual ingathering of buyers and sellers of travel products and services. The 3-day marathon of business meetings, orchestrated by William H. Coleman, Inc., gives all attendees—150 travel buying companies from North America this year—a focused venue to learn what’s new in the Central and South American market place.
The beaches of El Salvador have been well known for decades among the surfing set as one of the world’s most challenging locales and has been the venue for the Quicksilver surfing events that have attracted thousands. Now, the country is broadening its appeal to attract a wider range of visitors by promoting its cultural heritage, its Mayan sites and its extensive national parks and reserves.
Costa Rica will welcome its first adults-only property when the Occidental Grand Papagayo converts to an adults-only hotel on Nov. 1.
Your clients can ring in the new year with a fireworks show at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on one of Royal Caribbean International's winter 2014-15 Brazil and South America cruises.
After a $15 million renovation, Palacio del Inka in Cusco has joined The Luxury Collection portfolio as Starwood Hotels & Resorts expands in Peru.
This past spring, Recommend was whisked away on a whirlwind tour of Bogota, Colombia. Although we wished we could’ve spent more time in this South American hotspot, during the short time we were there, Bogota managed to enthrall and enrapture our senses with its culture, museums, pre- and post-Columbian architecture, and its world-class local and international cuisine.
We had the pleasure of visiting the Four Seasons Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo this past weekend, where the resort rocked a first-time culinary event: the Memorial Day Foodie Getaway.
The newcomer in the Colca Valley, debuting this past April, is Aranwa Colca Resort & Spa, located on the banks of the Colca River on grounds landscaped with gardens that draw myriads of hummingbirds. The new property joins other hotels in the Lima-based Aranwa Group, now in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and coming in November, Aranwa Paracas Resort & Spa.
With Learning Journeys Family Adventures, families can take a vacation to Costa Rica that also has an educational component.
Founder and CEO of Group IST Michael Goren spoke with Associate Editor Deserae E. del Campo to talk about the company's religious, educational and experiential travel tours to such places as the Holy Land, Africa, the Greek Isles and the Seychelles (just to name a few)—all tailor made for groups.
It’s never too late to spot a whale, and there are many more of them in Chilean waters since the law to preserve these gigantic mammals went into effect 30 years ago. Strong in support of the conservation of whales and dolphins is cruise specialist Cruceros Australis, offering two special departures that focus on the observation of humpback whales in the Strait of Magellan
Vibrant birdlife, fascinating history and compelling cultures are all part of the story of Latin America, where nature travel expert International Expeditions has been exploring for the past 33 years.
Delta is determined to become the best U.S. carrier serving Latin America and the Caribbean.
About four million years ago, give or take a millennium, a fortunate collision of underwater continental places heaved up a great mass of stone, creating a steep and narrow isthmus separating the Pacific Ocean from the Caribbean Sea, linking the then-existing continents of North and South America.
Costa Rica has become synonymous with ecotourism travel, capturing the hearts of those interested in spectacular scenery (volcanoes to rainforests to beaches), biological diversity (100 species of frogs!) and adventure sports (river rafting, hiking, scuba diving, surfing, ziplining, for starters) that capitalize on the great outdoors.