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Globetrotting: UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya

Minutes within arriving at UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya, I sent a text to family and friends saying, “I might not return home; I found heaven.”
Spa time on board an Oceania cruise.

Romance on the Waters

Romance, they say, is where you find it. Words good to hear if you’re a travel consultant who sells cruises, considering that travelers find a blissful ambiance to be a sure thing when they set sail by river or sea.
The newly opened Conrad Bora Bora Nui.

Exotic Travel: Tahiti: A Utopian Escape

To equate the Islands of Tahiti with utopia isn’t a stretch. There are the otherworldly bright-emerald waters; the Garden...
Colin Cowie Wedding Collections' Driftwood Romance ceremony features neutral earth tones and rich foliage.

Colin Cowie Brings Wedding Planning Finesse to All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels

The all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels in Cancun, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Punta Cana are providing the idyllic backdrops for the brand’s new Colin Cowie Wedding Collections, which were created in collaboration with the well-known wedding planner and TV personality Colin Cowie.
Pure Lapland's new all-inclusive Loggers Lodge located in the middle of a boreal forest.

Sweden’s Pure Lapland Unveils New All-Inclusive Lodge

An exclusive Swedish Lapland experience awaits your clients at Pure Lapland's new all-inclusive Loggers Lodge located in the middle of a boreal forest.
Altamer Resort's Antilles Pearl villa in Shoal Bay, Anguilla.

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Savings: Anguilla Getaway

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Altamer Resort—a beachside retreat located in Shoal Bay, Anguilla—is offering a complimentary night for families who book a week-long stay over Valentine’s Day week.

Eye on Monaco

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.

Delta Vacations Adds Europe to Romance Program

If you’re a destination wedding/honeymoon specialist, or would like to become one, then you should know that Delta Vacations has added some of Europe's most sought after destinations to its Honeymoon Program, including Rome, Venice, Florence, Paris and London.
Cox & Kings USA’s Brazil: Colonial Roots trip visits Ouro Preto.

The Romance of Discovery

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.
Guestroom at the President by Akaryn, which will open this fall in Laos.

It’s All in the Details

An elegant soaking tub, a romantic dinner on the beach, a relaxing spa experience… these new Asian hotels know it’s the small things that make for an unforgettable romantic escape.
St. Lucia sailing.

Love, Saint Lucia-Style

How did Saint Lucia come to be such a powerhouse in the romance travel business? Prime time on “The Bachelor” didn’t hurt, but above all, it was (and remains) a combination of scenery rivaling that of Polynesia and some of the most innovative and well-run hotels in the Caribbean, not to mention a tourist board and hotel association that were smart enough to capitalize on all that.
Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. (San Francisco Travel-Jack Hollingsworth)

Getaways for Twosomes

It’s not just about sending your clients off to a beach resort and calling it a day. As a travel advisor, you need to create memorable travel experiences for couples—whether it’s their first romantic getaway or their umpteenth one.
Contiki caters to 18- to 35-year olds and visits European cities such as Dubrovnik.

Snapchat-Worthy Vacations

Did you know that by 2020 Millennials will make up roughly 50 percent of the U.S. workforce, which means they’ll be spending lots of money, including on their vacations. But how they perceive vacations, as you well know, is a whole lot different than previous generations, and in order to cash in on this sizeable generation, you need to get into their mindset. So what do they want?

She Says Yes… in the Riviera Maya

Banyan Tree Mayakoba is offering a She Says… Yes! package.
Susan Farewell

Travel Advisor Corner: Mom-and-Dad-Only Trips

When I sit down with my clients that have young families to discuss their upcoming year of travel plans, I encourage them to claim some travel time alone, without their kids. I am always surprised to see their response which is usually a “Why didn’t we think of that?” look.