Latin America

Latin America

Panama CIty Central Holidays

Central Holidays Introduces Discounted Panama Tours

Central Holidays has introduced a variety of fall travel deals showcasing the variety of offerings from the increasingly popular destination of Panama.
Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises: New Itineraries and Experiences for 2019-2020

Windstar Cruises has announced its 2019-2020 Caribbean and Latin America sailings, which will include visits to new ports, plus other new experiences.
G Adventures

G Adventures: Travel Can Change the World

We sat down with Peter Worthing, v.p. of sales for G Adventures, to learn more about how G Adventures is changing the world via travel.
Peninsula Papagayo

Costa Rica’s Peninsula Papagayo Unveils Enhancements

Peninsula Papagayo has unveiled the next phase of a more than $100 million community-wide transformation with new adventures, amenities, and enhancements.
Tara Tours Peru FAM

Winter FAM to Peru Including Machu Picchu

Advisors looking to experience Peru, including Machu Picchu, can join Tara Tours for a weeklong FAM trip departing this winter.
Horseback riding is one of several outdoor activities guests can participate in while staying at Barcelo Tambor in Costa Rica.

Barcelo Tambor: Wintertime Eco-Adventures in Costa Rica

Agents looking to book their clients on a tropical eco-adventure this winter can look to Barcelo Tambor and its Winter Offers at First Site promotion.
Santarena Hotel

2019 Opening Set for Costa Rica’s Santarena Hotel

Costa Rica's Guanacaste Coast will welcome a new addition to its hotel landscape with the 2019 opening of Santarena Hotel. 
The capital city of Tegucigalpa in Honduras.

Honduras Tourism Numbers Grow Despite Challenges

Honduras may be one of the most under the radar destinations in Central America, but in recent years the country has seen a steady increase in tourism arrivals.
Guyana

Guyana Targets U.S. and Canada Travelers

Guyana, which is bordered by Brazil, Suriname, and Venezuela, and is not commonly known in the U.S. and Canada, targets these markets for travel.
austin Adventures

8 Luxury Resorts Launch The Austin Collection

Austin Adventures has launched The Austin Collection, consisting of eight properties selected by Dan Austin, founder and president of Austin Adventures and his wife.
Costa Rica

Costa Rica Educational Seminars To Be Held On U.S. West Coast

Members of Costa Rica's tourism community are hitting the road to host a series of educational seminars in major cities along the West Coast of the U.S.
Planet Hollywood Costa Rica

Planet Hollywood Costa Rica Set to Open

Planet Hollywood has create a vigorous expansion plan that will create two new all-inclusive resorts, including the Planet Hollywood Costa Rica resort. 
The Treasures of the Incas itinerary will start and end in the seaside capital city of Lima, Peru.

Explore Peru with New Luxury Gold Itinerary

As Lima, Peru becomes an increasingly popular destination amongst travelers, Luxury Gold has introduced its new Treasures of the Incas itinerary to help guests discover this seaside capital city along with other popular areas of Peru.
Travelers can participate in a cooking class in Cuzco as part of Avanti Destinations' new food-focused offerings.

Agent Bonuses and Foodie Itineraries for Avanti

Avanti Destinations has introduced two food-focused vacations and nine add-on gastronomic experiences that agents can use to customize other FIT itineraries throughout Latin America.
Pacuare Lodge Costa Rica

White Water Raft Your Way to this Costa Rican Jungle Lodge

For an off-the-grid experience that brings your clients on an adventure through the Costa Rican jungle before settling in a luxury lodge for the night, book them on Off the Map Travel's Costa Rica Rainforests and Rivers itinerary.
Alaia Belize

Alaia: A New Autograph Collection Hotel Opens in Belize

Alaia, a new boutique resort is set to open in Belize in 2020.
Rio de Janeiro and Iguassu Falls Central Holidays

Central Holidays Introduces Rio and Iguassu Falls Special

Central Holidays is offering discounted rates on a private itinerary exploring Rio de Janeiro and Iguassu Falls.
Patagonia

New Experiences in Patagonia

Patagonia is showing to be the fastest growing South American destination for Avanti Destinations.
Unique Hotels of Belize.

Luxury Awaits at the New Unique Hotels of Belize

Now your guests traveling to Belize can stay at some of the most exclusive accommodations, during one trip, with the launch of a new collection, Unique Hotels of Belize.
Salvador Da Bahia

LATAM’s Ready for Take Off: Nonstop Miami to Salvador, Brazil

With the inauguration of nonstop flights between Miami and Salvador da Bahia, LATAM Airlines continues to expand its service to northeastern Brazil.
Central Holidays Latin America

Central Holidays: Latin America Summer Specials

With summer right around the corner, Central Holidays has unveiled its newest collection of summer vacation getaways available throughout Latin America. 
Dining car aboard the elegant Tren Crucero in Ecuador. (Carla Hunt)

Onsite Review: Aboard Tren Crucero

Tren Crucero is also becoming a must-do with international travelers who are discovering that, in Ecuador, travel by train is not just transportation.
Renderings show the new terrace that the Gran Hotel Costa Rica will feature when it reopens next month.

Historic Gran Hotel Costa Rica to Reopen

After undergoing a complete transformation, the Gran Hotel Costa Rica in San Jose is set to reopen next month.
Lindblad Galapagos

Shorter Galapagos Trips Now Available

For the first time in Lindblad Expeditions’ history of bringing travelers to explore The Galapagos, the cruise line is now offering new shorter itineraries.  
Awasi Iguazu Iguassu Falls

Awasi Iguazu: Upping Argentina’s Luxury Falls Experience

Located just 20 minutes from the Argentine side of the Iguassu Falls, the newly opened Awasi Iguazu is bringing luxury accommodations in an eco-friendly package.
all-inclusive El Mangroove

Costa Rica Resort Offers All-Inclusive Upgrade

In northern Costa Rica sits El Mangroove, a resort welcoming guests to explore while the property takes care of their meals with its all-inclusive package. 
Views of Guatemala Tikal Main Plaza. (Photo courtesy of Tara Tours.)

Take a Guatemala Travel Agent Adventure

Agents, mark your calendars for the Guatemala Travel Agent Adventure taking place June 7-14, 2018 with Tara Tours.
Inside the lounge on a First-Class Macchu PIcchu Train by Inca Rail.

Inca Rail Launches New Services To Machu Picchu

Inca Rail is helping travelers reach Machu Picchu in comfort with the launch of its rebranded fleet of trains now offering four different services to the popular Incan ruins.
Central Holidays Greece

Selling Central Holidays: New Tools for Agents

Keep these key elements top of mind when selling Central Holidays
Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa is one of several resorts participating in Travel Impressions' promotions for March.

Travel Impressions’ March-Only Bonuses

Throughout the month of March, Travel Impressions is offering both travel agents and their clients a variety of bonuses for booking at select resorts.
Lounge away and enjoy the Pacific Ocean views at Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge.

Enjoy Privacy and Luxury on a Volcanic Island

Your clients can enjoy the privacy and luxury of staying at the Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge, a private archipelago of 14 volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Agents will visit Machu PIcchu and several other sites in Peru on the upcoming Tara Tours FAM trip.

FAM Trip Highlights Peru and Machu Picchu

Agents looking to experience Peru, including Mach Picchu, can join Tara Tours for a weeklong FAM trip departing this spring. 
Costa Rica volcano

Costa Rica: Wonder of Nature

Costa Rica offer a complete country, where visitors can spend three to four days in a different area. It’s not just about a volcano, a waterfall, etc., it’s about a whole country—you participate in the Pura Vida lifestyle.
Poolside at Hotel el Convento in Leon. (Carla Hunt)

Globetrotting: Nicaragua’s Calling

The United Nations World Tourism Organization has ranked Nicaragua among the top 10 World’s Fastest Growing Tourist Destinations, up 28.4 percent in 2016, and indeed, Central America’s largest country has become a go-to pick among savvy travelers looking for new vacation horizons.
Conrad Cartagena Journese

Conrad Hotel Opens in Colombia

The Conrad Cartagena opened last week, marking the Conrad Hotels & Resorts brand's first hotel in Colombia and third in Latin America.
Hilton's new Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, a Curio Collection by Hilton property is now open for business. (Photo Courtesy of Curio Collection by Hilton.)

New Openings for Hilton Hotels

New openings for Hilton Hotels in Mexico to Belize offer local flavors and experiences.
Guests can get up-close and personal with the diverse Costa Rican wildlife during Austin Adventures' new tour.

Nature Meets Comfort with Costa Rica Glamping Itinerary

For clients who want the connection to nature brought by camping while in Costa Rica, but also with the...

Villas with Fabulous Vistas

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

Checking In to Travel Mart Latin America

September 2017 was Travel Mart Latin America (TMLA) time again, actually again for the 41st annual event. Here are updates from host country Ecuador and the Galapagos.
Help your clients cross Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands off their bucket lists with one tour.

See Machu Picchu and the Galapagos in One Convenient Tour

Natural Habitat Adventures is eliminating the logistical hassle of booking one trip to visit two of South America's most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites with the addition of its latest tour: Galapagos & Machu Picchu: Icons of Nature and Culture. 
Brazil is only one of several South American countries that Grand Voyage cruisers will explore.

South America Sailings Set for Silversea’s Grand Voyage

Silversea unveiled the itinerary of its Grand Voyage 2018, and now, cruisers can officially look forward to what will be a 69-day journey circumnavigating South America. 
Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club will be Belize's first luxury resort from a luxury brand.

Belize Welcomes Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club on Ambergris Caye

Belize will be stepping up its luxury vacations profile with the December debut of the Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, Curio—A Collection by Hilton on Ambergris Caye, occupying a beautiful 60-acre grove of tropical foliage.
Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano peeks out through the trees at Nayara Springs.

Language Learning Meets Resort Vacation At Nayara Springs

Boutique hotel Nayara Springs is serving up language learning with a side of Costa Rican culture and poolside relaxation with its new Spanish Immersion Package.
Nayara Hotel & Gardens, located in Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano National Park.

Go Central America: 6 Different Ways

Here are six unique ways to experience Central America.
Celebrity Cruises’ Galapagos voyages are ideal for a multi-gen vacation.

Globetrotting: Celebrity Xperience in the Galapagos

Like virtually all species before us, we are carried to the Galapagos Islands by the wind and the sea.
Susan Farewell

Travel Advisor Corner: South America: Now More Than Ever

Clients asking where to go next? Surefire answer: South America.
Villa accommodations at Xantari Resort & Spa.

Globetrotting: In Costa Rica: Diary of a Not-So-Mad Press Tripper

From rainforests and wildlife-rich national parks to beautiful beaches, Costa Rica’s cup runneth over with natural wonders.
The Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica is embarking on a $35 million re-imagination.

Costa Rica’s Peninsula Papagayo Embarks on Multi-Million Dollar Transformation

Peninsula Papagayo is embarking on a more than $100 million transformation featuring the $35 million re-imagination of Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica.
Marriott Caribbean & Latin America properties in Santiago, Chile are offering snow and ski hotel packages.

Chill in Chile When It’s Chilly

Looking for a snow day this summer? Marriott Caribbean & Latin America have you covered with a selection of exciting snow and ski hotel packages.
Abercrombie & Kent's Imperial Russia itinerary visits the Hermitage Museum and the Faberge Museum. (Photo credit: Justin Weiler)

Abercrombie & Kent Announces New Luxury Journeys

Abercrombie & Kent is expanding its 2018 Luxury Small Group Journeys portfolio to include five new journeys.
The Palacio de la Cultura in Medellin, Colombia. (Photo credit: Medellin.travel)

48 Hours in Medellin, Colombia

If you have clients who are pressed for time, but still want to make the most out of their vacation, we have highlighted what to see, taste and experience with just 48 hours in Medellin, Colombia.
On Jan. 2, 2018, Australis Expeditions will debut the 210-passenger Ventus Australis.

Ventus Australis to Cruise Round the Tip of South America

On Jan. 2, 2018, Australis will debut the 210-passenger Ventus Australis.
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