Destination Weddings & Honeymoons
In this Issue:
As travel advisors, we wear many different hats. One of them closely resembles that of the therapist.
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.
For active honeymooning clients, consider this trio of self-guided adventures.
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.
Whether honeymooning clients are dreaming of sand between their toes while cuddling, or exploring Mexico’s vibrant colonial side as a twosome, an array of new hotel openings cater to their fantasies.
To equate the Islands of Tahiti with utopia isn’t a stretch. There are the otherworldly bright-emerald waters; the Garden...
The classic island wedding on a beach will never lose its appeal, nor should it
For clients who want to make a grand entrance on their wedding day—and who doesn’t—we’ve handpicked three venues with dramatic views.
You don’t need me to tell you that the honeymoon business is one of the pillars of Caribbean tourism.
Today’s honeymooners are looking for more than just lounging by the resort pool with mai tai in hand. Nowadays it’s about exploring a destination and packing in some outdoor adventure, and these three resorts are made for those active-laden honeymoons (although a little bit of downtime for cuddling is also in the picture).
Let travel writers rave about the four-posters with Memory Foam, the balcony views of palms and palapas and amoeba-shaped pools, the Nespresso coffee-maker and premium spirits in the mini-bar, or the hydromassage bath that’s conveniently near the bed
For Hammock Beach Resort—a Salamander Resorts property and member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts hugging the Atlantic shoreline in Palm Coast, Florida—damage caused by Hurricane Matthew last October presented the opportunity for the team to “redefine the Hammock Beach experience,” says Jason Kern, the resort’s director of sales and marketing.
It’s our first full day in Amsterdam after embarking on Avalon Visionary and we are standing at easels in Westerdok, the very same neighborhood where Van Gogh created his only two paintings during his 8-year stint in the city.