Posted on June 11th, 2015

Caribbean Week 2015

On June 3, Recommend shared some of the buzz from Caribbean Week NYC 2015 in the feature, Antigua and Barbuda Doubling Hotel Rooms, and now, here's some more news from a region that enjoyed a 6 percent rise in arrivals for the first quarter of 2015. Read More

Posted on June 11th, 2015

Q&A with Carnival’s New V.P. of Trade Sales & Marketing

Adolfo Perez, a 33-year veteran of Carnival Cruise Lines, started his new role as the company's v.p. of trade sales and marketing this month. Recommend had a chance to catch up with him this week to get the scoop on what changes he plans to bring to his new role, and what that means for travel agents. Read More

Posted on June 10th, 2015

African Elephant Safari & Cruise

Luxury safari outfitter, Great Safaris, is offering an African Elephant Safari & Cruise offer for travelers to explore Africa by land and water. Read More

Posted on June 10th, 2015

Rendez-vous Canada: Two Major Announcements

Recommend recently traveled to Niagara Falls to attend Rendez-vous Canada (RVC), a 4-day international tourism marketplace that serves as a gateway to tourism experiences across Canada. Apart from bringing tourism professionals together to promote tourism across the country, two major announcements took place during this year's RVC. Read More

Posted on June 10th, 2015

Uniworld Adds Sales Managers to Team

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection recently hired three new sales managers to join its team—Lisa Willey, Pam Scott, and Anne Mickey. Read More

Posted on June 9th, 2015

Eye on the World: Canada

Recommend's Associate Editor spent nine days in Canada for Rendez-vous Canada and then touring Ontario's Playground on a post-FAM. Don't miss out on her adventures on this installment of Eye on the World: Canada. Read More

Posted on June 8th, 2015

Pleasant Holidays CEO Jack Richards on Baha Mar

Originally scheduled to open December 2014, this Bahamian mega resort has pushed its debut back several times, most recently to September 2015. This hasn't just lead to changes in some people's vacation plans; it also sparked talk that the resort was in big trouble. While visiting Sandals Royal Bahamian, Pleasant Holidays CEO Jack Richards decided to see Baha Mar for himself, and when he got back to the office, he talked with Recommend's Caribbean Editor Ed Wetschler. Read More

Posted on June 8th, 2015

Q&A with Co-Founders of the Louis T Collection

Recommend's Editor, Paloma Villaverde de Rico, recently had a chance to get the scoop on the Louis T Collection, a new personality-driven hospitality and building solutions company, which was inspired by the life and times of Louis T. Leonowens. Read More

Posted on June 5th, 2015

Carnival Corporation Launches Fathom

Carnival Corporation launched a new brand, fathom, defining a new travel category it is calling "social impact travel," that will offer consumers authentic, meaningful impact travel experiences to work alongside locals as they tackle community needs. Read More

Posted on June 4th, 2015

Vinicius Lummertz Named New President of Embratur

Vinicius Lummertiz has been named President of the Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur). Read More