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Cool Spots in the Florida Keys

Did you know there’s a turtle hospital and a fort you can recommend clients visit while traveling through the Florida Keys?
Places to see in Cuba

6 Out-of-the-Box Places to See in Cuba

Visiting Cuba gained popularity after Obama lifted some of the travel restrictions, but where should you be sending your clients? Every traveler has the major hotspots such as Havana on their bucket list, but what are other less-frequented and just-as-fabulous places to see?

Fall and Winter Getaways in Southeast U.S.A.

As temperatures start to drop with fall just around the corner, the southeast region of the U.S. presents the perfect opportunity for clients to sneak in some sunshine-filled fall and winter getaways before the holidays. Here is a sampling of hotels and resorts in the area offering promotional rates and packages now through December.
Unique Spa Treatments

5 Unique Spa Experiences

Instead of opting for the typical Swedish massage, recommend your clients indulge in one of the unique spa treatments available at these properties in Mexico, Belize, and Grand Cayman.
Stargazing in Luxury

Stargazing in Luxury

For clients who may prefer to do their stargazing with the extra comforts of luxury travel, ultra-luxe properties from California to Chile and beyond are creating new programs and partnering with astronomers to maximize guests' experiences.

3 Hotels with Culturally Enriching Programs for Kids

With the popularity of family travel, many travelers are looking for ways that both they and the kiddos can immerse themselves in the local culture.
New Hotels

New Hotels in Popular U.S. Destinations

New hotels are constantly popping up around the world, but for this piece we're focusing on properties opening in some of the most popular U.S. destinations.
Music-Inspired stays

4 Music-Inspired Stays

These destinations and hotels around the world offer your clients unique opportunities to walk in the same paths that some of the musical greats did as well. Music fanatics who enjoy connecting to their favorite bands and musicians beyond attending their concerts or listening to their albums will want to book a stay at these properties.
summer trips

3 Resorts + Fabulous Celebrations = Must-Do Summer Trips

We've got a trio of must-do summer trips in the east coast, from Atlantic City to Palm Beach.
Trek Travel

Cycling Tours Around The World

With tour operators offering an increasing number of options for those looking to vacation on the back of two wheels, here is a sampling of some of the cycling tours available around the world.
Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages’ Hip Style

With the first look inside its newest ship, due for delivery in 2020, Virgin Voyages is showcasing its design ethos "Modern Romance of Sailing."
Norwegian Bliss

Top 5 Experiences Aboard Norwegian Bliss

After making its debut in New York on May 3, 2018, Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Bliss made its way down to Miami where Recommend had the opportunity to hop on board and experience the newest member of the Norwegian fleet.
Gale Hotel South Beach summer travel deals

South Beach: Hot Summer Travel Deals

Here are some summer travel deals in South Beach, including discounts, F&B credits and suite upgrades.

Fido’s Glam Travels

Vacation season is fast approaching, and for those clients who want to take Fido along with them on the family trip, many hotels are pampering guest's best friend as much as the traveler.
Walk-Friendly Hotels

Walk-Friendly Getaways

With these ideally located hotels, your clients will have easy access to trails, walking tours, and more to help them explore the local area by foot.

Spring Break Cities With a Side of History

Spring Break doesn't have to mean all-day parties on the beach. Send your clients to these history-filled hotels in some of the U.S.'s most iconic cities.

St. Patty’s Day-Inspired Tours of Ireland

With St. Patrick's Day around the corner, your clients may be dreaming of traveling to Ireland. Here are four tours that can take them there.
The Villa Norma.

3 Experiences to Travel Like a Royal Through Europe

With the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just around the corner, travelers are invited to tap into Europe's aristocratic legacy for their own royal fantasy.

5 Unique Hotels in Portugal

U.S. visitors are flocking to Portugal now more than ever before. Here are just five of the country's unique hotels where you can send your clients.
Suites - Book Collectors Suite - Bedroom

4 Musts for Spring Travel

These destinations and splashy hotels are the "it" places to be come spring.

5 Hotels Sparking the Romance for Valentine’s Day

With less than a month to go before Valentine's Day, these hotels are offering special packages for lovebirds.

5 Stays to Celebrate New Orleans’ 300th Anniversary

This year New Orleans is celebrating its 300th anniversary. In honor of the tricentennial celebration, these five properties are offering perks, discounts, and included tours with guests' stay.

4 Wellness Retreats to Nourish The Mind, Body and Soul

Whether your clients are approaching 2018 with a "new year, new me" attitude or are simply in need of a break, these wellness-focused tours and retreats will do just the trick.

4 Unique Bike Tours Around The World

From exploring Samurai roads in Japan to visiting famous film locations across Europe, the destinations on these bike tours are sure to keep your clients active and immersed in local culture.

5 New Spa Experiences

New and unique spa experiences are popping all over the world. Sign your clients up for some extra (and well-deserved) pampering.

Villas with Fabulous Vistas

With vistas like these, your clients will never want to leave these gorgeous villas.

Holiday Cruising From Thanksgiving to New Year’s

What do Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year's Eve have in common? They can all be celebrated aboard a cruise ship this holiday season.

Mexican Resorts Celebrate Day of the Dead

Send your clients to these resorts to experience Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)—one of Mexico's most popular holidays. Often mistaken as the Mexican version of Halloween, Dia de los Muertos is a big celebration in its own right.

3 Tours Geared for Gal Pals

Sometimes a woman just needs to get away with her gal pals for some no-men-allowed vacation time.

3 Fall Getaways in Florida

Whether your clients are Floridians looking for a staycation or out-of-towners in need of a pre-winter escape, here are some of the best fall destinations in the Sunshine State.

Five SLH Properties That Make Us Swoon

Step 1: Read about these five fabulous hotels. Step 2: Swoon. Step 3: Book them ... for your clients (we know you were dreaming of your own getaway).

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Buenos Aires

Beyond its European glamour, its love for tango and its magnificent cityscape, Buenos Aires has a lot to offer its visitors. Here are 10 facts you might not have known about this South American city, capital of Argentina.

A Game of Thrones: 5 Lavish Lavatories

Lavish lavatories with eye-catching, memorable designs color these luxury hotels in Las Vegas and Washington D.C.
On Alpenwild’s Cheese, Chocolate, and Wine in the Scenic Alps tour, guests have the option to make artisan alpine cheese. 

5 Ways to Experience the Swiss Alps

These five experiences in the Alpine region of Switzerland are sure to delight every sense.

7 Over-the-Top Suites

Swanky suites from New York to Tokyo represent the best of the best when it comes to design, square footage, and luxe amenities.
Sugar Bay Beach Resort & Spa was the host hotel for the USVI Symposium.

8 Takeaways from the USVI Symposium

Here are eight of the key points made at USVI Symposium arranged by the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel & Tourism Association and hosted by the Sugar Bay Beach Resort & Spa.
Spa photo.

6 Refreshing Spa Treatments You Have to Try

Reanimate and luxuriate with these refreshing spa treatments found in the U.S. and the Caribbean.
De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre

5 Travel Trends in South Africa for 2017

Here are five emerging tourism trends in South Africa that are sure to keep the country's international arrivals climbing.
Castillo de San Marcos.

Budget-Friendly Activities for Families in St. Augustine

No need to leave grandma, grandpa or the cousins behind because these family-friendly activities in St. Augustine, Florida are also budget friendly.
Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin, Texas: Book Here; Play There

Here’s a small sampling to help your clients navigate Austin’s festival line-up and robust hotel landscape.
On the Hobbiton Movie Set tour, guests go on a fully guided Middle-earth adventure around the 12-acre set in the Waikato region on New Zealand’s North Island. (Photo credit: Sara Orme)

Where to Stay and Play in New Zealand

With adventure acitivies, luxury and eco-friendly accommodations, fantastical landscapes and a fascinating history, New Zealand has it all.

5 Must-See & Do Attractions in England

While traveling through England from Cornwall to Bristol, I had the opportunity to visit some historical sites and a few attractions that really gave me a sense for the area and its history. Put these attractions on a “must-see” list for your clients headed to the UK.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge opened in New York this February.

5 Hotel Openings in the U.S.

A fresh crop of luxury and boutique properties is opening this year in some of the United States' most popular cities, providing the perfect jumping-off point for your clients to discover, or rediscover, a destination.
A small harbor in Vernazza, Italy—one of the five villages that make up the Cinque Terre. (Photo credit: Agenzia Regionale In Liguria/FototecaENIT)

5 Travel Deals to Book Using Your Tax Refund

Get more bang from your tax refund bucks with these hotel and cruise travel deals.
Guests can take a guided or self-guided tour via foot, bike or streetcar in New Orleans. (Photo credit: Cheryl Gerber)

5 Reasons to Visit New Orleans This Spring

Festivals, outdoor adventures, live music and crawfish season can only mean one thing…it’s springtime in New Orleans.
The Hilton Waikoloa Village in Hawaii is offering a Family Fun package, featuring access to a myriad of activities.

Spring Family Vacations Under $250

Whether your clients’ spring break vacation aspirations require a few tanks of gas or a passport and plane ticket, these hotels under $250 will help them stay within budget.
Performer on The Royal Mile during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (Photo credit: VisitScotland/Kenny Lam)

10 Must-See Sights in Scotland for 2017

VisitScotland has dubbed 2017 as the Year of History, Heritage, and Archaeology, which means your clients have year-round events and activities celebrating the best of Scotland's historic places, icons and hidden gems to look forward to.
Journey Mexico's upcoming escorted group tours includes the 8-day Day of the Dead Tour in Oaxaca.

10 Takeaways from The New York Times Travel Show

Some 170 countries participated in this year’s New York Times Travel Show, which drew in a record number of participants: 9,253 from the travel industry and 20,846 consumers.
The $650 Rhum at  Zemi Beach House in Anguilla is said to be the oldest rhum (rum) available for sale.

5 Over-The-Top Hotel Cocktails

If your clients are willing to pour out a few extra dollars on a unique cocktail tasting experience, then we have just the thing for them—luxurious libations from across the globe ranging from $100 to $650.
This year's Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean will be held at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s new clubhouse March 1-5.

2017 Events and Activities in the British Virgin Islands

This year, the“barefoot chic” British Virgin Islands are offering visitors a variety of events and activities to do throughout the islands.
Virtuoso Picks For Hot Hotel Openings - A rendering of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

Virtuoso’s Picks For Hot Hotel Openings

Virtuoso, along with its more than 770 travel agency partners worldwide, has named the hottest hotel openings of 2017.
Views of Innsbruck.

5 Cultural Experiences in the Austrian Alps

Tirol, Austria’s third largest province, is a natural paradise. Guests can take in majestic peaks, verdant valleys, and mighty mountains and glaciers as they explore the vast natural beauty that surrounds them. But, that’s not all Tirol is ideal for as it also provides travelers with a vast cultural program ranging from historic centers to Tylrolean festivities and much more. Here are some suggestions on what your clients should definitely add to their travel list.