Europe

Seaview Ridge Family Villa at Six Senses Kaplankaya. Tourism in Turkey

Tourism to Turkey is on an Uptick

Tourism to Turkey increased by 50.56 percent in the first quarter of 2018, with a total of 7,263,807 visitors between January and March.
Transylvania

Travel to Transylvania

Peregrine Adventures, a premium brand under The Intrepid Group, has launched a new trip to Transylvania, Romania, after noticing a 157 percent increase in the demand for travel to Eastern Europe in the last year.
Teacher Appreciation Month CIE Tours

Special Deal for Teachers to Tour Europe

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month, CIE Tours is offering a Teacher Appreciation Month Special to Ireland and the UK with reduced rates. 
The MS Renoir made its debut in Paris this spring. (Photo credit: Gregory Gerault)

Spring 2018: What’s New with CroisiEurope

Spring 2018 has brought many changes for CroisiEurope. From its website to its fleet, here's a look at what's new with the cruise line.
Katarina Line

Katarina Line Offers Bonus Commission For Croatia Sailings

Katarina Line is upping the ante for travel agents booking their clients on summer cruises to Croatia by offering bonus commissions on select sailings.
Ultimate Bachelor Party

La Dolce Vita Ultimate Bachelor Party

Why should brides get all the fun? Perillo Learning Journeys has launched a new La Dolce Vita Ultimate Bachelor Party package, with the fellas in mind.
Collette

Travel Agent Day Perk: Collette’s Flash Sale on Europe Tours

Collette has announced a 10-day long flash sale on 40+ all-inclusive tours to Europe.
In Nottingham, visitors can go on a Robin Hood-guided tour of the city.

Onsite Review: Nottinghamshire

During our trip to Nottinghamshire, we explored, among other things, the life of literary icon Lord Byron during a visit to Newstead Abbey, which was led by none other than the poet himself.
Accommodations at Baur au Lac in Zurich.

Hotels Add Urban Experiences to Luxury Amenities

Luxury travel keeps taking off in new directions in Europe.
Central Holidays Paris Summer Special

Central Holidays Offers Discounted Paris Summer Getaways

Paris is always a good idea, but with Central Holidays' Deluxe Paris Summer Special, it's an even better idea to send your clients to the City of Lights. 
Eurostar now offers new options for those looking to travel between London and The Netherlands.

New Direct Rail Service From London

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK with mainland Europe, launched its new service direct from London to Rotterdam and Amsterdam.
bookable experiences in visitbritain

New Initiatives & Bookable Experiences with VisitBritain

Agents, here's what you need to know on new initiatives and bookable experiences VisitBritian has developed for the travel trade.

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.
A new Europe Private Touring option is now available with Globus that allows groups of family and friends to travel together without added crowds. (Photo courtesy of Globus.)

New Private Touring in Europe with Globus

Globus has debuted a new private touring option in Europe. These more personal excursions can be booked for groups of two to 24.
The master bedroom in the Scone & Crombie Suite at The Balmoral. (Photo courtesy of The Balmoral Hotel.)

Edinburgh’s Top Suite Gets a Makeover at The Balmoral Hotel

One of Edinburgh's top suites, the luxurious Scone & Crombie, gets a makeover at The Balmoral Hotel. This suite is...
Scenic Adventures Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Adventures: Northwest Passage and the White Sea

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has expanded its scenic adventure list of itineraries on board the Scenic Eclipse for the 2019/2020 season. This Northwest Passage and Russia's White Sea.
Fanad Head Lighthouse. Co. Donegal, Ireland. Experiential Tours

Delta Vacations: Experiential Tours

How does a Phuket cooking class sound? Or a tour of an organic farm in Italy? What about a dim sum tour in Hong Kong? Delta Vacations has added several fun-filled experiential tours.
guestrooms at Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland.

The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland Opens

Blue Lagoon Iceland completed the expansion of the Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland featuring a subterranean spa, a geothermal lagoon, and a 62-suite hotel.
Istanbul Millennium Deluxe Room Istanbul Hotel

Millennium Debuts on the Istanbul Hotel Landscape

The Millennium brand is set to debut on the Istanbul hotel landscape in a couple of weeks, with the opening of the Millennium Istanbul Golden Horn Hotel.
Insight Vacations summer savings

Insight Vacations Summer Savings

This month, Insight Vacations is celebrating its 40th anniversary and rolling out summer savings in honor of the milestone.
Shakespeare’s Birthplace.

Shakespeare’s England

These six experiences will have your literary fans, history buffs, and culture enthusiasts enthralled at every turn.
Themed cruises around the world appeal to travelers with a wide range of interests.

History Buffs, Bourbon and Beyond: Themed Cruises Sailing Soon

From wine aficionados and bourbon connoisseurs to history buffs and art admirers, the cruise industry has a themed sailing for travelers with a wide range of interests.
A traveler taking in the Cliffs of Moher on the Ireland Singles Hopper itinerary. (Photo courtesy of Tenon Tours.)

Send Your Single Travelers on these Tenon Tours Itineraries

Are your clients single and contemplating where to travel to next? Send your single travelers on Tenon Tours' packaged Single Hopper itineraries, as they explore with like-minded travelers.
Views of the town hall in Basel, Switzerland. (Photo courtesy of zicasso.)

A Timekeeper’s Experience through Switzerland & Germany

As a tribute to the "Masters of Time," Zicasso has launched a 9-day Luxury Watchmakers Tour of Switzerland and Germany itinerary with customizable dates.
Evening views of the bridges over the River Tyne, which connect Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead.

Eye on the World: Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Located about 3.5 hours from London and a little over 1.5 hours from Edinburgh by train, this lively city has a happening nightlife.
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Avalon Waterways Ships: “Suite” View

Avalon Waterways will introduce a new Suite Ship in 2019, the Avalon Envision, marking the company’s 13th Suite Ship in Europe.
Central Holidays Greece

Selling Central Holidays: New Tools for Agents

Keep these key elements top of mind when selling Central Holidays
Swiss Travel Passes allow travelers to visit Switzerland's major cities, as well as its more remote areas.

Book Swiss Travel Passes, Enter to Win Swiss Vacation

Rail Europe is helping agents and their clients make their Swiss dreams a reality with discounts on adult and youth first class Swiss Travel Passes.
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.
Roaming through Newcastle during ExploreGB 2018.

VisitBritain’s Trends and Travel Forecast from ExploreGB

Here's the latest on travel trends and travel news happening throughout Great Britain as we learned at this year's ExploreGB event in Newcastle.
A Catch & Cook fishing trip in Cornwall is part of the new food and drink itineraries. (Photo courtesy of VisitBritain.)

New Food- & Drink-Focused Itineraries Through Great Britain

Avanti Destinations and VisitBritain have come together to promote the local flavors of Britain with five new customizable food and drink itineraries, a perfect match for the culinary enthusiasts on your roster.
Radisson Red Glasgow

New Radisson Red Glasgow Unveils Wallpaper by Frank Quitely

The new Radisson Red hotel in Glasgow, Scotland, has partnered with comic artist Frank Quitely who has designed unique wallpaper for the rooms and public spaces.
Club Med Cancun Yucatan

Club Med to Expand All-Inclusive Offerings

Club Med will open five resorts per year, on average, over the next five years, and plans to execute renovations to its current resorts.
Guests on Emerald Waterways' first ocean cruise will sail aboard the MV Adriatic Princess II.

Emerald Waterways Announces First Ocean Cruise

Emerald Waterways is heading into the world of ocean cruising with the announcement of a brand-new yacht sailing itinerary along Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.
Emerald Waterways' Liberte vessel sailing in France.

Emerald Waterways Offers 2018 Savings

Sending your clients on a river cruise down the Danube or Rhone rivers is now a little easier with Emerald Waterways' latest savings on select 2018 cruises. 
Design Hotels

New Mallorcan Hideout by Design Hotels

Design Hotels has announced the opening of the Bikini Island & Mountain Hotel Port de Sóller in Mallorca set to open in June 2018.
Roundtrip sailings from Rome is one new addition to Disney Cruise Lines set to debut in summer 2019.

Disney Cruise Line: New Ports, Itineraries for Summer 2019

Summer 2019 may be more than a year away, but in just a few days, travel agents will be able to book their clients on a variety of Disney Cruise Lines voyages, many of which include new ports, new destinations and new itineraries. 
Rear view of man looking at lake

Delta Vacations Continues European Expansion

Delta Vacations has added the Azores, Portugal; Bordeaux, France; Crete, Greece; and Salzburg, Austria to its portfolio. 
Rooftop bar at Iberostar Las Letras.

Iberostar: Madrid & Lisbon

Two cities captured our hearts: One was vibrant and lively, the other charming and picturesque.
Travelers can discover the history of Malta on one of Andante Travels' tours to the island nation.

Explore Malta

In honor of Valletta, Malta being crowned the 2018 European Capital of Culture, Andante Travels is taking travelers to explore the historical and archaeological side of the island nation by offering two tours to Malta and Gozo.
The lively scene in Madrid just a few blocks from our hotel.

Eye on the World: Lively Madrid

I got lost in the architecture as I wandered around Madrid. Now, sit back, and enjoy our photo tour through the city.
Cinque Terre is one of many places travelers can visit on one of Central Holidays' escorted tours in Italy.

Central Holidays Offers Guaranteed Departures and Agent Bonuses

Central Holidays is offering travelers guaranteed departures through May 2018 for their Italy Motorcoach Tour programs, allowing travel agents and their clients to book their Italy vacations with no worries of cancellation.
MIR Corporation adds 21-day itinerary to Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia. (Photo courtesy of MIR Corporation.)

MIR Corporation Adds New 21-Day Itinerary

MIR Corporation has added a 21-day journey to Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia.
St. Peter's Basilica

The Roman Guy Announces New Tours for 2018

The Roman Guy's new tours are lip-smacking good.
Travelers on an Art Walk will hone their craft while learning from artist-teachers and their fellow students.

Solo Travelers Get Artsy With The Blue Walk

Walking tour operator The Blue Walk is appealing to solo travelers with a series of art-themed walks through France and Italy that are especially geared towards parties of one. 
Exodus Travels' self-guided itineraries allow solo travelers to hike and bike through Europe at their own pace.

Hike or Bike Solo With Exodus Travels

Solo travelers are often motivated by a desire to travel and experience things at their own pace, but that doesn't mean they want to sacrifice having the guidance of an expert or tour operator. With Exodus Travel's new self-guided walking and cycling tours, they don't have to.
The lobby of U by Uniworld's ship The B.

‘U Get The Rose’ and Romance With U By Uniworld

Whether your clients saw the cast of ABC's "The Bachelor" on a U by Uniworld cruise this week or not, they can now get the same romantic treatment as those reality TV love seekers thanks to the cruise line's U Get The Rose package.
Guests enjoying brunch doing a bus tour with U by Uniworld. (Photo courtesy of U by Uniworld.)

The Bachelor Sails with U by Uniworld + Selling Tips

Tonight's "The Bachelor" episode, which airs on ABC, will be featuring the cast sailing with U by Uniworld. Here are tips on how to make this episode beneficial for you.
Crystal Bach

Crystal River Cruises’ New Moselle Itineraries for 2019

Crystal is introducing brand-new 10-day Enchanting Moselle itinerary aboard Crystal Bach for 2019.
Cox & Kings, The Americas offers bespoke experiences including stays in sumptuous glass igloos in Finland.

Speaking Bespoke in Europe

In Europe, luxury travel experiences keep taking off in new directions, as can be expected on a continent tailor-made for today’s world of bespoke travel.
Mykonos is one of several Greek islands travelers can visit on one of Travel Impressions' new itineraries.

Head to Greece With Travel Impressions’ New Itineraries

For clients who have the history and beaches of Greece on their radars, Travel Impressions is now offering more options to explore this Mediterranean nation—from its capital city to its islands.
Guestrooms inside the Raffles Europejski Warsaw hotel have a contemporary look despite the property's 19th century origins.

Warsaw Welcomes an Old Favorite

Over 160 years of history and Polish heritage will come to life with the spring 2018 reopening of the landmark hotel Raffles Europejski Warsaw. 
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