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.
Butterfield & Robinson has announced its return to north India with the new 7-day India Walking itinerary running through February 2018.
For premier access to Wimbledon, book your clients at London’s Milestone Hotel, where guests can take advantage of an exclusive package that includes three days of pampering and entry to elite events around the city.
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.
The time is almost here for Club Med Sandpiper Bay’s annual Body & Mind Weeks held April 29-June 3 this year at the all-inclusive hotel in St. Lucie South Florida.
In celebration of its decade in business, Miami’s St. Regis Bal Harbour is offering an over-the-top Fifth Anniversary Catch & Cook Experience.
Get your clients in on the spirited festivities during Scotland's whiskey month in May with one of Wilderness Scotland’s active itineraries.
Active travel company Backroads has announced it will be running nearly 450 family departures this summer to top destinations for multigenerational travelers.
Jungle Island, the 18-acre landmark attraction on Watson Island in Miami is getting an extreme makeover.
Beyond stunning bird’s-eye views, crisp air, and outdoor adventures, mountain vacations offer a bevy of experiential activities, as well, including hot air ballooning, Western adventures and visits to whisky distilleries.
Small ship cruise company Katarina Line has launched its latest Cycle & Cruise programs for 2017 along the picturesque coastline and islands of Croatia.
In Antigua, D-Boat offers families a high-energy water park experience.
UnCruise Adventures, with eight ships that range in size from 22 to 88 passengers, recently debuted the remodeled 62-passenger Safari Voyager.
Three renowned Berkshire County properties—Red Lion Inn, Porches at MASS MoCA , and the Hotel on North—have partnered with area ski resorts to offer Ski and Stay a While packages, including lift tickets to local family-friendly ski resorts Jiminy Peak Ski Resort and Ski Butternut.
These three hot destinations—California, Florida and Nevada—offer your clients more than the conventional travel opportunities.
To say that Alaska left me hypnotized is to put it mildly. Yes, I admit it was my first time to the 49th state, so that’s going to happen with most destinations you or your clients visit for the first time, but there’s something about Alaska that resonates with visitors long after they’ve left it behind.
It’s challenging enough to brand a country, let alone an entire continent, but that’s exactly what Africa has in mind.
We’ve got our eyes on the 126-room Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo in Monaco’s Golden Square for its upscale accommodations, clever packages and unique programming.
Nestled on a 5.5-acre private island in Little Torch Key, Florida, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, a Noble House Resort, has announced a new seaplane service in partnership with Tropic Ocean Airways.
For a taste of the sporty, sweet and sumptuous side of one of North American's favorite vacation playgrounds, book these Mexico vacation packages.
Earlier this month, I left the humidity of Miami for the dry—and delightful—weather of Alaska. I hopped on one of John Hall's Alaska tours and...well, the images speak for themselves. Stunning? So much more than that.
Intrepid Travel has introduced a new sailing tour in the Florida Keys' remote Dry Tortugas National Park for travel in 2017.
This fall, your clients can escape to the all-inclusive Club Med Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic; Club Med Cancun Yucatan in Mexico; or Club Med Sandpiper Bay in Florida and enjoy up to 50 percent off rates.
For an off-the-beaten path vacation fit for multigenerational families, book one of Wild Planet Adventures’ custom Wildlife Adventures itineraries.
On the heels of the National Park Service celebrating its 100th birthday, Classic Vacations has joined forces with National Parks Revealed to offer a host of new itineraries to U.S. National Parks, as well as other destinations in the western U.S., Alaska, and southern Florida, including The Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Mount Rushmore, and Yellowstone.
From teens and tweens to lovebirds and those with a full nest, Mexico's robust hotel scene has something for every type of traveler.
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.
Adventures by Disney's 8-day Danube River cruise is an action-packed itinerary that takes clients to eight destinations in four countries, and I've got a whirlwind photo tour with all the highlights.
Couples looking to rekindle their flame amidst exotic locations should look east to Africa and the Middle East. Here, the flame is fanned while viewing the Big 5, exploring cities steeped in history and walking in the footsteps of early explorers.
There are many ways to explore the posh and modern city of Dusseldorf located on the Rhine in western Germany, but the most exhilarating mode just might be from behind the wheel of a historic and colorful VW Beetle or Buggy.
Yes, we know the ancient Roman city of Pompeii with its numerous temples and weathered sites is quite a ways away from the glittering Caribbean; however, Montserrat, the Caribbean’s modern-day Pompeii offers just as impressive volcano-shaped landscapes, and your clients can see it all from the seat of a helicopter on the Four Seasons Resort Nevis and Olveston House of Montserrat’s new Peaks of Perfection package.
Today's travelers don't just want to fit in with the locals, they want to live like them, too. And while your clients may not be able to pick up Pidgin in time for their Hawaii vacation, you can book them at one of these properties where they can surf, party and get pampered like a native.
Super Value Tours has announced details of its cherry blossom season tours for 2017.
At the luxury tented Clayoquot Wilderness Resort on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, guests can participate in one of three heli-yoga experiences in the UNESCO-designated Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve Area.
When your outdoorsy clients come asking for a new place to adventure, tell them you’ve found this oceanfront escape on the rocky coast of Southern Maine where they can hike, mountain bike, and sail.
At INDABA 2016, one catchphrase that kept ringing throughout Africa’s largest tradeshow was “value for money.” While this notion could easily apply to hotels alone in South Africa (five-star lodges at less than $200 a night are just the start), value in this country goes far beyond the physical.
onfession: I don’t have an athletic bone in my body. My idea of a workout is my occasional Bar Method class or biking through the neighborhood. And even that, I can’t commit to with much accountability. But during my stay at Club Med Sandpiper Bay in Port St. Lucie, Florida, I transformed into a pseudo-athlete. A
We’ve put together a selection of singular experiences that can only be made in Mexico.
It was a chilly December night when I settled into my seat at St. George’s Church (Georgenkirche) in Eisenach, Germany for the sold-out Johann Sebastian Bach Weihnachts Oratorium. By this time, my press trip through the central German state of Thuringia had ended, but my affable guide Cornelia insisted I take part in this cherished holiday tradition she and her husband attend annually.
To survive and thrive as a travel agent today, you have to think out of the box…big time. Many clients are no longer satisfied with just seeing a destination’s highlights and getting their photos taken in front of the iconic landmarks.
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.
Adventure travelers in general, and baby boomers in particular, have both ample appetites and ample budgets for vacations that mix up active adventure and involving cultural experiences, enhanced by expert guides and top-quality comfort, according to the Adventure Travel Trade Association. And that’s where the growth market seems to be in the wide and wonderful world called Asia, where clients will find a host of different paths to exploring far horizons on journeys beyond the ordinary.
Israel is known for its Holy Land treasures—and rightfully so—but tell your clients that this tiny country is much more than a mecca for religious-focused travels. This country is made for visitors seeking out active exploration and cultural interactions with the locals.
“The average couple staying for one week at a Sandals Resort will take three Island Routes tours.” That insider’s comment at JAPEX is Exhibit A for making the case that Caribbean beach holidays have changed. Sure, even the most active and inquisitive travelers still lounge around the pool, but they also want to do things, see things. Following are five experiential activities that are hot—and are best booked in advance.
Fifty years ago Lindblad Expeditions founder Lars-Eric Lindblad led the first citizen explorer expedition to Antarctica, marking the invention of the category of “expedition travel.”
A wellness-focused getaway wrapped with a bit of local experiences make for an ideal vacation that everyone from adventurous millennials to well-traveled baby boomers can appreciate.
With the opening of explora Valle Sagrado in Peru’s Sacred Valley on July 1, the explora group will be welcoming guests to its first hotel outside Chile.
Island Routes celebrated its seventh anniversary on June 1, and with that came the announcement of a new destination (its 12th one, in fact)—Mexico.
Agents can save their clients up to $1,500 per couple on Collette’s recently launched Trip of a Lifetime itineraries in Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America when using the promo code BUCKETLIST.
In the June issue, we covered weddings and honeymoons across the globe. And for those of you whose clients prefer to take on an adventure whether it's immersing themselves in a unique culture, going in a safari, or taking a hike or bike ride through some of nature's most splendid landscapes versus sipping margaritas by the beach, we rounded up some pointers from top tour operators on how you can sell these active honeymoons.
What better way for your clients to thank the men in their lives this Father's Day than with a few of their favorite things.
Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis and W Minneapolis - The Foshay recently announced travel packages to encourage your clients to get out and explore "the most bikeable city in America" with the property's general manager as their personal guide.