North America

North America

Florida Shines On

Florida takes the prize for Best Selling Destination in the USA/Canada, celebrating for the second consecutive year a result of what

Southwest Airlines Flies High

The travel agents have spoken loud and clear and have once again named Southwest Airlines as the Best Airline for Leisure in Recommend’s
GOGO Worldwide provides the Best Travel Agent Support, USA Destinations

GOGO Worldwide Vacations Gets A Top Nod

Whether they’re traveling across the country or just the next town over, clients turn to travel agents for support. But who’s supporting travel agents? In 2011, it was GOGO Worldwide Vacations, according to your votes.

Chicago: Nothing Second About This City

Since the 1950s, Chicago has been called the "Second City," following an article in New Yorker magazine asserting that Chicago could never...

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Situated at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain, located approximately 12 miles to the northwest of the town of Jackson, Wyoming, lies the

Shining the Spotlight on Amelia Island

Amelia Island doesn't have Orlando's theme parks or South Beach's glitterati feel - the very reason why we have embraced it as one of...

Palm Beach: Playground for the Rich and Famous

There are certain places in the world that simply exude luxury with a single utterance of its name.

Hawks Cay Resort, Florida Keys

Driving down into the Florida Keys, you tend to forget that it’s 10 years into the 21st century. Time, as busy New Yorkers, Miamians

La Costa Resort and Spa

It’s one of Southern California’s landmark properties, a classic accolades-heavy escape for West Coasters who’ve long relied on its golf, spa

Maui Resort’s “Paradise Plus” Agent Rewards

Napili Kai Beach Resort, situated on 10 beachfront acres on Maui’s beautiful Napili Bay, has introduced Paradise Plus, a year-long travel agent...

Montreal – "Oh, the Places You’ll Go"

If Montreal were a dessert, it would undoubtedly be a banana split with three extra big scoops of ice cream, lots of fluffy whipped cream and

Hawaii: Mahalo to Condo-Hotels

Those who may have wrinkled their noses at condo stays in the past will be pleasantly surprised at how far these have come in Hawaii.

The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

When you live in Florida—where Recommend is headquartered—you tend to be a bit of a snob when it comes to beaches, but no matter how many

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the latest magic conjured up by Universal Orlando Resort in Florida and it’s a major hat trick your clients

Maui Resort’s “Paradise Plus” Agent Rewards

Napili Kai Beach Resort, situated on 10 beachfront acres on Maui’s beautifulNapili Bay, has introduced Paradise Plus, a year-long travel...

Orlando World Center Marriott Resort

The Orlando World Center Marriott Resort is a resort on steroids—no ands, ifs or buts about it. When it comes to things in large scale, this property

All-American St. Louis

St. Louis offers a wealth of entertainment, culture and history that spans beyond its trademark offerings.

PH Towers by Westgate

For your clients who scoff at the notion that Las Vegas is a 3-night max destination where accommodations are designed essentially for sleeping

48 Hours in Las Vegas: A High-Rolling Experience

You count your blessings when you’ve had the luck to travel to and even live in fascinating foreign places from A to Z: say Aleppo and Antarctica

Rancho De Los Caballeros: Home on the Range

This southwestern escape embodies everything that's made dude ranch vacations a trend in travel: adventure and luxury, melded with authentic Americana.

Bliss in Our Own Backyard

Couples have enough to think about when planning the big day, so a destination wedding right here in the U.S. makes total sense...

Honeymoon Delights

For honeymooners, we've found a few hotels that rock right here on our home turf.

Florida – Golfing Mecca

With luxury resorts, sweeping coastlines and year-round warm temperatures, Florida truly is a golf lover's paradise.

Oases in the Desert – Arizona’s Fairways

Golfing in the desert? In this Southwest state the scenery is popping with green greenery with some of the country's best golf courses.

Tee Off, San Diego-Style

Tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood 25 minutes northeast of downtown San Diego, the 287-room Rancho Bernardo Inn is

Hawaii: Leave the World – and the Men – Behind

Female spiritual journeys take vacationers into the soul of Hawaii.

Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa Miami Beach

Think about your typical spa with candlelit relaxation rooms, trickling fountains, the faint smell of eucalyptus, soothing body massages and

CityCenter, Las Vegas: Center of it All

In a destination defined by sheer energy, the massive 67-acre CityCenter has debuted its own distinctive wattage with a stellar assemblage of

Exploring the Deep South

In this section, we are highlighting the legacy of the Deep South—those traditional and highly stylized places of yesteryear in Mississippi and

Natchitoches: Steeped in History

In the South, the present never completely breaks clear from the past. And nowhere in this magnolia-scented region is this axiom as...

Savoring New Orleans

Dig in, because Creole, Cajun, even Creole-Italian dishes are on the menu in this palate-driven tour of this Louisiana darling.

Voluntourism: A Silver Lining

New Orleans' voluntourism phenomena ripples across the world.

Gulf Coast Gaming: A Good Bet for Sales

The Gulf Coast, the repository of a number of America's rivers including the mighty Mississippi, and the one-time home of 19th century...

Wandering Arizona

Arizona offers great options for different types of starry-eyed-travelers - especially for the high-brow set always looking for a unique experience...

CityCenter Lights Up the Strip

Meet the new all-in-one hotspot in Las Vegas that's upping the ante on a Vegas vacation.

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

With its iconic status in the Miami Beach hotel landscape, the luxurious Fontainebleau Miami Beach—which since its grand beginnings in the

Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate

It doesn’t take a genius to tell you that Orlando, FL, is known mostly for one thing: the theme parks. For decades, Walt Disney World, Universal

Callaway Gardens: Georgia’s Original Green Resort

Callaway Gardens, tucked away in—no, make that dominating much of Pine Mountain, Georgia—is as much a destination as it is a resort

Rail Travel Through Western Canada

Rocky Mountaineer takes passengers on a journey through the golden age of rail.

The Westin Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale

There’s a new side to Fort Lauderdale, one where high-end hotels dot the beachfront and vacationers are welcomed by a tranquil setting where

Romance Reigns in Hawaii

It’s really no surprise that Hawaii has owned Recommend’s Readers’ Choice Award for Sexiest Romance/Honeymoon Destination in the USA

Four Seasons Offers Unparalleled Customer Service

When it comes to consistently offering the very best luxury hotel experience, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts can do no wrong in our reader's

Florida’s Basking in its Award

It’s no surprise that destinations around the world worked extra hard to entice visitorship this year, and Florida was no exception, with hotels

Southwest Soars with Support

When Rollin King and Herb Kelleher joined forces to launch a different kind of airline some 38 years ago, their concept was simple. Transport

Hertz is Golden

When it comes to the best service in car rental, the travel agents have spoken. Hertz has been recognized as Best Rental Car for Travel Agent

Las Vegas Remains Odds-On Favorite

While Las Vegas’ uber-successful ad campaign stresses that mum’s the word on what happens there, the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors

New Orleans Revisited

Call it unsinkable. The one-of-a-kind city of New Orleans takes a hit from an epic hurricane and manages to go right on ranking high with...

Riding High in Park City

In terms of ski vacations, Utah—and specifically the Park City area—is hot, although skiers might prefer the state’s ski areas be downright chilly

Casually Chic Fort Lauderdale

Having welcomed a string of sleek high-end hotels to its beachfront boulevard - including the W Hotel, the Westin and the Ritz-Carlton...

The Beaches of South Walton

To many vacationers, a trip to Florida isn’t complete without a visit to Walt Disney World, a stroll down South Beach, or snorkeling in the Florida

St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa

It’s Tuscany meets the OC. Somewhere beyond the trellised colonnades and beyond the ocean, the juiciest—orange and ripe—of Southern

Las Vegas: A Decadent Feast

Las Vegas takes high-end dining to the extreme.