Posted on May 26th, 2016

Takeaways From Vacation.com’s 18th Annual International Conference

This week, Recommend attended Vacation.com's 18th annual International Conference and Trade Show, which had approximately 1,300 travel agents in attendance. The conference, which was themed "Connect More," introduced agents to new or improved ways to better connect with their clients. Read More

Posted on May 25th, 2016

The All-Inclusive Regent Experience

Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ recently introduced The All-Inclusive Regent Experience has upped the all-inclusive cruise ante by adding a slew of new inclusions to its fares. Read More

Posted on May 25th, 2016

At Home on the Range: All-Inclusive Retreats in the U.S.

The phrase “all-inclusive resort” generally conjures up thoughts of glittering shorelines, plush cabanas and piña coladas, yet some U.S. properties have taken a dramatically different approach to the concept, creating luxurious rustic retreats for discerning guests who don’t mind getting their hands a little dirty. Read More

Posted on May 25th, 2016

Breathless Unveils Birthday Bash Package

In time for summer getaways, Breathless Resorts & Spas have announced its new Breathless Birthday Bash Package, available at destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Read More

Posted on May 25th, 2016

Coffee Time with Industry Vets: Sherwin Banda

Think you know Sherwin Banda, think again…. Read More

Posted on May 25th, 2016

Puerto Rico’s Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Launches All-Inclusive Program

The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa is now offering guests the option to choose between an all-inclusive package or nightly rates when staying at the four-star property on Puerto Rico’s northeast coast. Read More

Posted on May 25th, 2016

andBeyond Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge Offers Bushmen Experience

For thousands of years, the San people, or Bushmen of South Africa, lived off of the land as hunter-gatherers, utilizing traps, throwing sticks, and bows and poisoned arrows to catch their food in the wilderness. Read More

Posted on May 23rd, 2016

Takeaways From Israel Day 2016

Why sell Israel? Just “look at the numbers,” said Eyal Carlin, director of the Southern Region for the Israel Ministry of Tourism last Wednesday at the Israel Day 2016 event in Fort Lauderdale. “2015 was the best year ever of travel from the U.S. to Israel and the trend is continuing on into 2016.” Read More

Posted on May 23rd, 2016

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort Adds New Waterslide and Lazy River

The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida has begun work on a $7.1 million triple waterslide and lazy river pool complex. Read More

Posted on May 20th, 2016

Expo de Turismo International (ETI), Part 2: It Wasn’t Just about Puerto Rico

"The travel industry will double in the next decade, making it the second largest industry in the world, exceeded only by agriculture," said Bill Todd, author of “Increase Sales Now,” to 400 travel agents at ETI, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company's annual conference. "You couldn't have picked a better career path." Read More