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Destinations

Let’s Talk Sandos Hotels & Resorts in Mexico

Let's talk about the Sandos brand, new initiatives at Sandos Cancun Lifestyle Resort, and big news for travel agents.
Captivating views from our room at Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort

Multi-Gen Staycation in Sunny Isles

I packed up my Jeep with my parents in tow, as my brother, sister-in-law, niece and nephew led the way to our destination— a staycation at Newport Beach Hotel & Resort in Sunny Isles.
The 1-bedroom suite at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne.

The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne’s Latest Re-imagination

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne in Miami recently debuted its latest multi-phase re-imagination, which included newly designed guestrooms and a new signature dining venue.
Kennedy Space Center's NASA Now attraction. (Photo courtesy of Kennedy Space Center.)

Kennedy Space Center’s NASA Now Attraction: A Must-See for Space Fans

Space fans won't want to miss Kennedy Space Center's NASA Now attraction, which allows guests to get an up-close look at vehicles that have traveled in space.
Guests can enjoy this pool and ocean views at B Ocean Resort for just $1 on their birthday. (Photo courtesy of B Hotels and Resorts.)

Go Virgo, It’s Your Birthday with $1 Stays

Agents, start picking up your phones and sending out those happy birthday e-mails to clients on your roster whose birthdays are from Aug. 22 - Sept. 22.
The Flagler King guestroom at The Julia. (Photo courtesy of The Julia.)

South Beach’s Newest Adults-Only Boutique Hotel

South Beach's newest boutique hotel, The Julia, opened earlier this month as an adults-only property in the South of Fifth, "SoFi," neighborhood. 
Guests staying at The Perry Hotel Key West have access to the onsite Stock Island Marina, which makes it easy to enjoy a plethora of water activities.

Eye on the World: The Perry Hotel Key West

The Perry Hotel Key West is the Keys' latest opening, located on Stock Island—an area known for its fishing community with an artsy vibe—just a 15-minute drive to Key West's popular Duval Street.
Save on winter escapes to The Sebastian-Vail in Vail Village. (Photo courtesy of The Sebastian-Vail.)

Winter Getaway Savings

For your clients thinking of their winter getaway, The Sebastian-Vail is offering a Book Winter and Save up to 40 Percent offer.
Hotel Beaux Arts Autograph Collection

Hotel Beaux Arts Wows

The Autograph Collection Hotels knows a pretty thing when it sees it, so it’s no surprise to yours truly that the fabulous Hotel Beaux Arts recently joined the Autograph Collection.

Marriott International Exec. Talks Puerto Rico and Marriott’s Millennial Appeal

In this interview, we caught up with Steve Contos, senior v.p. – Caribbean & Luxury Portfolio Latin America, Marriott International, to talk Puerto Rico, Marriott's Millennial appeal and the company's expansion plans. 
Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort Master Suite bedroom.

Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort to Debut This December

The Solmar Group is expanding its footprint in Los Cabos, Mexico with the opening of a new luxury resort on the region's Pacific coast.
The AeroMayan Pass opens up creative itineraries through southern Mexico.

Aeromar’s New Air Pass Speeds Travelers Along the Route of the Maya

Visiting the Mayan masterpieces of Mexico has just become easier with the introduction of the AeroMayan Pass.
Excellence Oyster Bay in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Excellence Oyster Bay Ready for Bookings

Excellence Oyster Bay is set to open its doors on June 1, 2018 in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Intrepid Travel has launched a new range of For Solo Travelers tours for 2018.

Adventure Tours to Book in 2018

2018 is the year for adventurers with new tours that allows travelers to get up close with giant pandas in China, cycle South Africa’s most picturesque trails and travel solo in Africa, Southeast Asia and beyond.

South African Airways, Africa’s Most Awarded Airline

South African Airways, a Star Alliance member and Africa’s most awarded airline, serves over 75 destinations on the continent in conjunction with regional partners.
Air France is rolling out a brand-new immersive entertainment system.

Air France Rolls Out New Immersive Entertainment System

Air France is rolling out a brand-new immersive entertainment system in partnership with the startup SkyLights.
The Norwegian Bliss will feature the largest competitive racetrack at sea.

Norwegian Bliss To Debut Many Firsts at Sea

Featuring the largest competitive racetrack at sea, original new dining concepts, and heart-racing waterslides that round the side of the ship, Norwegian Cruise Line’s sixteenth ship, the Norwegian Bliss, is already making quite the splash ahead of its spring 2018 debut.
Ponant is offering up to 30 percent off select Arctic expeditions in 2019. (Photo credit: Ponant/Lorraine Turc)

Ponant Offers Up To 30 Percent Off Arctic Expedition

Ponant is offering up to 30 percent off select Arctic expeditions in 2019.
Silversea has unveiled details of its enrichment program for 2017 voyages, which includes complimentary yoga.

3 Cruises that Blend Wellness with Culture

Whether it's meditation classes in Cambodia or mindfulness hikes in Espiritu Santo, these luxury cruises let you stay physically and mentally balanced while exploring some of the most culturally rich areas of the world.
Norwegian Cruise Line is offering a limited-time promotion of $50 in onboard spend for new bookings on the line’s 4-day round-trip cruises to Cuba

Cuba Cruise Promotion

Travelers looking to explore the art, culture and history that abounds in Cuba can take advantage of a limited-time Havana Nights promotion through Norwegian Cruise Line.

Sail Through History with American Cruise Lines

Featuring several new ports of call in Washington D.C., Chestertown, Maryland, and Mt. Vernon, Virgina, American Cruise Lines’ new 11-day American Revolution Cruise visits some the nation’s most historically significant ports along the Chesapeake Bay.
Ellen Bettridge succeeded Guy Young as the president and CEO of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection last August. (Photo credit: Rainer Witzgall)

Ellen Bettridge Recounts Her First Year at Uniworld

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection's president and CEO Ellen Bettridge takes a look back at the line's banner year with Recommend.
Exterior rendering of the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.

Pechanga Rising

When the entire $285 million expansion project is complete this December, Pechanga Resort & Casino will become the largest resort/casino on the West Coast.

Sin City Update

This summer we’ve got our eyes set on the expansion of a Las Vegas original as well as some unbelievably “suite” deals for clients looking to book a last-minute summer rendezvous to Sin City.
Beginning next March, skiers and snowboarders will find the best of Tordrillo Mountain Lodge’s legendary heli-ski adventures at Winterlake Lodge. (Photo credit: Within the Wild Adventure Co/Tyrone Potgieter)

Heli-Ski in 2018

For winter sports enthusiasts who are always looking for the next mountain to conquer, 2018 will be the year they can check heli-skiing off of their travel to-do list.
Wilderness Scotland is offering a new road cycling tour of Great Britain and Ireland.

Explore Great Britain and Ireland by Bicycle

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the invention of the bicycle in 1817, adventure travel specialist Wilderness Scotland is offering a new road cycling tour of Great Britain and Ireland.
Accommodations at Leshiba Wilderness.

Globetrotting: Safari-Style Romance in South Africa

“Now is where the journey really starts,” announced our guide, Bruce Nobela, as we switched from his van into a 4x4.
The bleisure traveler is looking to mix business with a leisure vacation.

Travel Talk: Bleisure Travel

The line between business and leisure travel continues to blur, so much so that the term “bleisure” is now commonplace.
Beachside at the Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka’an.

Made for Romance

These 5 all-inclusive resorts fire up the heat for a sultry couples-only getaway.
Poolside in Monaco.

Rainbows Over Europe

Summertime is party time for Gay Pride destinations in Europe.
Couples can enjoy a variety of watersports at Secrets Cap Cana.

Just the Two of Us: New Couples-Only All-Inclusive Resorts

“Adults-only” isn’t good enough for some who seek a romantic getaway.
The Commodore Suite.

Globetrotting: The Perry Hotel Key West

Key West’s latest property opening, The Perry Hotel Key West, brings a chic vibe to Stock Island, an area known for its fishing and artist community.
Poolside at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California.

Head Over Heels

Romance blooms just as profusely here in the U.S.
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.
Guests of The Perry Hotel Key West can set sail to Cuba from the hotel’s dock with Harmony Yacht Vacations on a private yacht charter. (Photo courtesy of Harmony Yacht Vacations.)

Sail from Key West to Cuba

Guests of The Perry Hotel Key West can take a private yacht charter to Cuba from the hotel’s dock with Harmony Yacht Vacations.
Swim-up rooms at Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall.

Globetrotting: Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall

I barely recognized the expanded, re-branded, and re-imagined all-inclusive resort with a bigger beachfront and an island vibe.
The Four Seasons At The Surf Club opening in March.

Discover Miami Beach’s Up-and-Coming Town of Surfside

From the newly opened Four Seasons At The Surf Club to a range of local events, there's a lot to discover in Miami's uptown destination of Surfside.
Guests can get up-close and personal with five species of shark at Discovery Cove in Orlando. 

Swim with the Sharks at Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is known for its dolphin interactions, but now guests can get up-close and personal with five species of shark.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced special Riptide Music Festival hotel packages.

Rockin’ Savings at Fort Lauderdale’s Riptide Music Festival

To celebrate the kick off of pre-sale tickets for the Dec. 2-3 Riptide Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale, The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced special Riptide Music Festival hotel packages.
Butterfield & Robinson's new trips for 2018 includes a 6-day Holland Walking itinerary.

Butterfield & Robinson Reveals New Trips and Destinations for 2018  

Butterfield & Robinson (B&R) has revealed six new trips for 2018, as well as a handful of itineraries in new destinations across Europe.
Travelers can take a trip to Uncle Qu’s home to find priceless ceramic treasures through the Four Seasons Hotel Beijing's Family First Program.

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing Invites Families to Explore Chinese Culture

With the Family First Program at Four Seasons Hotel Beijing, guests can choose from a variety of family-friendly activities that give a glimpse into the Chinese culture.

The Royal Suites Hotels Difference

Palladium Hotels & Resorts is rebranding its adults-only luxury resorts known as The Royal Suites by Palladium into The Royal Suites Hotels.
The lobby at Aleph Rome Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton in Rome.

Curio Collection by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Rome

Curio Collection by Hilton has acquired the newly renovated Aleph Rome Hotel—an elegant property in the heart of Rome.
Guests of The Edgewater will now receive complimentary shoe rentals through Seattle-based Brooks Running Company to explore the city.

The Edgewater Hotel Launches Active Program with Brooks Running Company

The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel situated on the Seattle waterfront, announced a new fitness program in collaboration with Seattle-based Brooks Running Company.
AKA has created an exclusive Penthouse Collection at its landmarked AKA Times Square property.

AKA Times Square Redesigns Hotel Penthouse

AKA, which offers properties throughout the United States and London, has created an exclusive Penthouse Collection at its landmarked AKA Times Square property featuring 12 redesigned penthouse suites.
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.
Mr. and Mrs. White New Style Hotel in Paros, Greece

Grecian Luxury Joins Small Luxury Hotels

Small Luxury Hotels has welcomed three new hotels to its portfolio, including Mr. and Mrs. White New Style Hotel in Paros, Greece.
Westin Nashville is hosting a Solar Eclipse 2017 Watch Party at its rooftop bar.

5 Places to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse

From Nashville to Wyoming, we’ve found six of the best places to watch the August 21 total solar eclipse.
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Editors’ B-Roll: A Glimpse of Pandora—the Land of Avatar

Take a virtual journey to Pandora—the World of Avatar—at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
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