African Travel, Inc.’s new 8-day Namibia Desert Escape expedition itinerary, starting at $8,225 pp dbl, offers guests the opportunity to spot game, including elephants, giraffe, brown hyena and desert-adapted lions while flying over Namibia's Skeleton Coast.
South America boasts millions of square miles of rainforest, and Africa is home to savannahs that cover almost half of the continent, but the United States possesses its own natural wonders—specially preserved national parks featuring waterfalls, wetlands, canyons and mountains.
Islamorada's newest gem, Amara Cay Resort.
Lauren Summers, director of marketing, Visit Wales North America, talks to Recommend about why Wales should be on a Great Britain itinerary.
“If any destination is tailormade for family travel, Costa Rica is it.” I wrote that sentence in Recommend’s Costa Rica Specialist Program based on just looking around during many years of traveling in this family-friendly nation. Last July was time to sample the product: The Hunt family traveled in an Adobe Rent a Car’s 4x4 to a trio of kid-friendly wild places: Tortuguero National Park (three nights), the Sarapiqui region (two nights), and Monteverde National Park (three nights). Perhaps a trip report on what worked (most things) and what didn’t (just a few) will be helpful in client trip planning.
Martinique is magnifique! Recommend's newest travel agent program is here, the Martinique Specialist Program.
Hot air balloon season has begun in the Busanga Plains of Zambia's Kafue National Park. Travelers can now glide in a hot air balloon over the 69,000-acre Busanga Concession, one of the most exclusive hot air ballooning destinations in Africa, which offers complete seclusion and scenery to guests through Wilderness Safaris.
Those of you who have clients in the 18- to 39-year-old demographic, know how differently millennials go about planning their travel. Geckos Adventures, an adventure travel brand housed under Intrepid Group, is new to the North American market and can help you plan the perfect immersive travel experience for this age group.
Travelers head to California to take in the scenery, savor the culinary scene, and visit the wineries, the Hollywood sign, and the famous Golden Gate Bridge. To complement that experience we've put together a few adventures your clients can add to their to-do list while visiting the Golden State, such as hitting the race tracks, ziplining through canyons, or splashing around in a water park.
With kids out of school for the summer, it's time to start booking family getaways. Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach in Miami's Sunny Isles Beach has just launched the Family Escape package.
Kensington Tours helps travelers discover the Galapagos Islands with new customizable tours.
Travelers can take part in many African adventures, from safaris to cheetah watching, or just relaxing in a boutique hotel or luxurious bush camp, all while taking in Africa's majestic scenery. Tour packages, unique lodging experiences and new hotels will entice the adventurous traveler or honeymooners.
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.
For our April issue, which focused on island stays around the world, we highlighted Mexico’s offshore islands: Isla Holbox, Cozumel and Isla Mujeres. That led us to interview Jesus Almaguer, CEO, Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau.
On July 17, 2012, Hilton Colon Quito has been honored with the Sustainable Tourism Certification awarded by Smart Voyager.