November 2016

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Hot Destinations & Tours

In this Issue:

  • Onsite Review: Alaska, the John Hall Way
  • Onboard Review: Oceania Cruises
  • Onsite Review: Estonia
  • 3 Cruise Trends Worth Tapping
  • North America: Expect the Unexpected
  • Mexico: Unparalleled Gastronomy
  • Sailing the Rivers of the World
American Queen Steamboat Company will debut the American Duchess in 2017.

Sailing the Rivers of the World

Don’t shy away from Millennials when selling river cruising, a new AAA survey reveals. According to the AAA survey, although “the perception is that river cruising appeals primarily to older generations, Millennials respond more strongly to several key attributes of river cruising than members of Gen X and Baby Boomers.
Kadriorg Palace, built by Peter the Great. (Carla Hunt)

Onsite Review: Estonia, A Baltic Beauty

The Baltic Sea is the cool new European cruising ground.
Aerial view of Gozo Cliffs. (Viewing Malta)

Spotlight On Malta & Iceland

Sultry Malta and cool Iceland are hot ticket items for those seeking out a singular European vacation.
Oceania Cruises offers an array of Culinary Discovery Tours around the globe.

Onboard Review: Oceania: Cuisine From Ship to Shore

Corfu was the pilot for the Culinary Discovery Tours program that launched two years ago and has expanded to over 50 across the globe, from cannoli-making in Catania, Sicily to 7-course Catalan-themed tastings in Palamos, Spain.
The Alkimia experience at Playacar Palace.

Unparalleled Gastronomy

It’s Sunday at The Explorean Kohunlich by Fiesta Americana resort in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, and your clients want to...
Maiko in Matsuo Taisha Shrine, Kyoto. (Q Sawami JNTO)

The Appeal of the Authentic

These three enticing destinations in Asia, Africa & the South Pacific are a fascinating slice of the tourism pie for clients seeking out authentic travel.
Princess Cruises offers live stargazing experiences on board its ships.

3 Cruise Trends Worth Tapping

With 27 new ships in 2016 and nearly a dozen more slated for 2017, cruise lines are wowing an expanding universe of travelers with everything from giant waterparks and chef-curated dining experiences to special-interest sailings.
Bahia Vik Jose Ignacio in Uruguay.

A Tale of Two Countries

Uruguay and Nicaragua are topping the charts, here's why these two countries are now trending.
Coral Reef Club in Barbados.

Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, and the D.R.

Why Are They So Popular Now?
Susan Farewell

Travel Advisor Corner: All Eyes Are On Washington

There’s a lot more happening in DC than the election. The District is abuzz with museum openings, new restaurants,...
The resort offers chicly designed accommodations.

Onsite Review: Finest Playa Mujeres

Cancun is legendary for its nightlife scene and spirited adults-only entertainment offerings, but north of the Hotel Zone hustle,...
View of Mount St. Helena from Cardinale Winery.

Expect the Unexpected

These three hot destinations—California, Florida and Nevada—offer your clients more than the conventional travel opportunities.
A 300-ft.-high glacier wall on Prince William Sound. (Paloma Villaverde de Rico)

Onsite Review: Alaska, the John Hall Way

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.