Posted on January 27th, 2016

Travel Leaders’ 2016 Summit in Shanghai

The 2016 Travel Leaders International Summit will take place in Shanghai, China, May 12-14, at the five-star Jing An Shangri-La hotel. Read More

Posted on January 27th, 2016

Q&A With Central Holidays CEO Gianni Miradoli on Outdoor Journeys’ Expansion

For Outdoor Journeys, Central Holidays’ active vacations brand, authenticity is one of many key components necessary to providing the type of active travel experience guests will want to write home about and experience again...and again. Read More

Posted on January 27th, 2016

Delta Vacations Adds Experiential Tours and Activities in Italy

Delta Vacations has added new commissionable cooking classes and walking tours in Italy to its product line, noting continuous year-to-year growth in sales of tours and activities in Italy and throughout Europe. Read More

Posted on January 27th, 2016

Reap the Benefits of Selling Saint Lucia

Set in the West Indies, Saint Lucia is an island vacation that appeals to a wide range of travelers, whether they are interested in all-inclusive hotels, classic inns, boutique hotels with spas or wellness programs. Read More

Posted on January 26th, 2016

What’s New in the Bahamas

As Joy Jibrilu, Director General of the Ministry of Tourism, noted at a Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Marketplace press conference, The Bahamas is about more than just Baha Mar. Read More

Posted on January 25th, 2016

Caribbean Tourism Business: The Big Picture

At the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Marketplace at Atlantis Resort & Casino on Paradise Island, Recommend's Caribbean Editor, Ed Wetschler, was impressed by STR's director of client services Newton Kam's, unbiased, tell-it-like-it-is summarization of STR's findings about Caribbean tourism. Read More

Posted on January 21st, 2016

Eye on the World: Hyatt Ziva Cancun

Fire-wielding acrobats rappelling off of a building, suspended aerial silk dancers performing midair over a pool, and a daring performer (also wielding fire) soaring over the same pool with the assistance of water jet pack wowed guests at the Hyatt Ziva Cancun's grand opening party on Jan. 12—and I had a front row seat to all the action. Read More

Posted on January 21st, 2016

Palace Resorts Introduces Palace EDGE Program

Palace Resorts has launched Palace EDGE (Exceptional Destination Groups & Events), a new program for U.S. tour operators that offers group and wedding benefits. Read More

Posted on January 21st, 2016

JetBlue Launches Barbados to Fort Lauderdale Service

Petra Roach, director of the U.S. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) beamed as she announced the launch of JetBlue’s new service from Barbados to Fort Lauderdale, beginning April 28. Read More

Posted on January 21st, 2016

CeBlue Villas & Beach Resort Spring Break Promotion Ends Soon

CeBlue Villas & Beach Resort’s Spring Break promotion ends Jan. 31, giving you just a wee bit of wiggle room to book your clients on a tropical getaway to this boutique property on Crocus Bay Beach in Anguilla. Read More