Posted on May 21st, 2015

BABOR Spa Treatments at The Viceroy Miami

The Viceroy Miami Hotel recently added BABOR skincare products to its offerings at The Spa at Viceroy. Read More

Posted on May 21st, 2015

USTOA Releases its Spring 2015 Packaged Travel Index

USTOA has released its spring 2015 Packaged Travel Index and it reveals that there's been an increase in travel spending by survey respondents this year of 8.3 percent and more have already booked travel this year—34 percent compared to 26 percent in the fall of 2014. Read More

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Eye on the World: Israel

Israel is a country rich in history, culture, exquisite cuisine and welcoming people. Recommend's Managing Editor had the pleasure of visiting this country (the size of New Jersey) on an intimate FAM with only two other travel trade writers. Here are some of the images she captured with her trusty smartphone. Read More

Posted on May 20th, 2015

INDABA 2015

Recommend attended Africa's largest tradeshow of African products and services, INDABA 2015. Read More

Posted on May 19th, 2015

Vietnam FAM

Travel agents take notice—you can take a FAM to Vietnam, free of charge if you work with Ciao Travel; if not, the 7-day trip is priced at $345 dbl pp for potential agents, journalists, travel bloggers, and guests. Read More

Posted on May 19th, 2015

People-to-People Cruise to Cuba

Starting this December, AdventureSmith Explorations will be launching 8-day tours, Cuba People to People Cruise, running through April 2016. Read More

Posted on May 19th, 2015

Langham Place New York: Understated Elegance in Midtown

An upcoming renovation of The Langham Place New York will make the hotel the new home of 143 works by Brooklyn artist Alex Katz, the personal collection of Langham Chairman Dr. Lo. Read More

Posted on May 18th, 2015

The Buzz at the SMART Meeting

Here are a few takeaways from this year's SMART Tradeshow in the Caribbean. Read More

Posted on May 14th, 2015

“Trips of a Lifetime” Picks “Day of the Dead”

Some of us keep track of the annual tours that National Geographic Traveler anoints “Tours of a Lifetime,” and this year on that hit parade of exciting and enriching travel opportunities around the world is Tia Stephanie Tours’ Day of the Dead: Michoacan. Read More

Posted on May 14th, 2015

Magic Kingdom Open for 24 Hours

To launch the traditional start of summer vacation season and as part of its Coolest Summer Ever celebration, Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort will open for 24 hours nonstop May 22-23, from 6 a.m. to 6 a.m., over Memorial Day Weekend. Read More