Editors' Picks

Editors' Picks

northern Italy FAM

Explore Northern Italy on a Springtime FAM

The Blue Walk is taking travel agents on a springtime FAM to discover some of the highlights of northern Italy on a guided, small-group walking tour.

Meet My Armenia

Yerevan, the capital of the Republic of Armenia, turned 2,800 years old this year, and now the country is making its marketing debut in the U.S., promoting My Armenia as a beautiful, friendly, safe and undiscovered destination.
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.
Eden Roc Miami Beach offers a wide range of All-Inclusive Wedding Packages.

All-Inclusive Wedding Packages in Miami

For clients looking to tie the knot with a sunny beachside ceremony, Eden Roc Miami Beach is now offering All-Inclusive Wedding Packages.

A New Woman in Charge at Collette

There's a new woman in charge at Collette. Jaclyn Leibl-Cote has been promoted as the new president for the tour operator.

Curl Up with a Good Read in NYC

Now, your guests heading to NYC, will never be without a good book to curl up with before bed when staying at The Conrad New York.
MSC Meraviglia PortMiami

MSC Cruises to Debut New PortMiami Terminal

MSC Cruises will debut a cruise terminal at PortMiami—the company's exclusive homeport in the U.S.—in 2022.
Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines Opts For Larger Economy Seats

While several airlines are making headlines for downsizing the dimensions of their seats, Delta Air Lines has decided to give passengers more room.
Quintana Roo Tourism Board

Quintana Roo Launches New Tourism Board

Mexico's State of Quintana Roo—which encompasses 11 tourist destinations including Cancun and Cozumel—has launched the Quintana Roo Tourism Board.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Journese

Bonus Reward Points at Fairmont Hotels

This week, Journese announced its newest travel agent incentive for bookings made now through Aug. 31, 2018 for stays at various Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
Club Med

Club Med Launches Sales and Double Agent Points

Now through August, Club Med is offering new air-inclusive packages, double loyalty points for travel agents, and other special perks for travelers.

Paradisus Los Cabos: Now A Leading Hotels of the World

Paradisus Los Cabos, an all-inclusive, beachfront property in Mexico has joined The Leading Hotels of the World after completing a multi-million-dollar renovation.
The Westin Playa Bonita is among several properties offering special deals and packages for summer travel.

Summer Specials in the Caribbean and Latin America

Summer may be in full swing, but that doesn't mean it's too late to book your clients on a last minute summer trip, especially with several properties in the Caribbean and Latin America offering special seasonal savings and packages.
Construction of Celebrity Cruises' Terminal 25 will be completed in October 2018.

Celebrity Cruises to Build First Brand-Designed Terminal

Celebrity Cruises' first ever brand-designed cruise terminal is set to be completed in October 2018 as a complement to the cruise line's newest ship Celebrity Edge, which will also debut in fall.
Yangon, Myanmar will be the last stop on the Zegrahm Expeditions Bay of Bengal cruise.

Explore the Bay of Bengal with Zegrahm Expeditions

Small-ship cruising company Zegrahm Expeditions is offering travelers the opportunity to explore the culture and natural history found along the world’s largest bay—the Bay of Bengal—on a 17-day journey departing next year.
cyber safety

Cyber Safety in a Digital World

Here, we have a few tips for you on how you can keep your client's information safe, while conducting your business in a digital world. 
The Boulders Resort & Spa in Arizona.

Selling Wellness Retreats

Back in the day if your client came asking for a wellness getaway, more often than not that meant a few treatments at the resort they were visiting.
Agents booking through TravelBound can recommend faith-based clients visit the Barcelona Cathedral.

Travel Talk: Tips on Selling Faith-Based Travel

If you’re wondering which client from your database might be interested in booking faith-based trips, we have some guidelines and suggestions for you from industry execs.
The Silver Cloud.

Expedition Cruising Takes Active Luxury Off the Charts

If your clients think expedition cruising means roughing it, they haven’t seen the offerings of the current wave of luxury ships.
Star Legend Windstar

Windstar Makes Cruise History in Seattle

Windstar's 212-passenger Star Legend is now the largest cruise ship ever to transit the Ballard Locks and sail onto Lake Union in Seattle, Washington.
Family Travel Association families

Help Families Discover What’s Possible

When selling family travel, put the focus on less-traditional vacation options.

Targeting Clients for Adventure Travel

Targeting clients for adventure travel will result in bigger revenues for you, as guests booking are spending a significant amount of money.

Bermuda Hotel Now Accepting Cryptocurrency

Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort & Spa is accepting the cryptocurrency Bitcoin as a form of payment for guests staying at the boutique Bermuda property.
Disney Springs features over 130 establishments for guests to explore including shops and restaurants.

Disney Springs Hotels Offer Special Summer Rates

Friends and families looking to visit Orlando this summer will find discounted rates at seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels for stays now through Sept. 3, 2018. 
Visitors can catch a glimpse of snow monkeys relaxing in the natural hot springs at Japan's Jigokudani Monkey Park.

Springtime Adventures in Japan

While many travelers flock to Japan during the spring to see the cherry blossoms, outdoor adventure enthusiasts will find that the country offers much more than just beautiful flowers during this time of the year. 
TSA regulations

Tips for Dealing with New TSA Regulations

As your clients embark on their summer travel plans, they'll be met with stricter security measures at the airport as TSA is implementing new regulations for carry-on items.

New Luxury Glamping Experiences in Utah

Summer is here, and that means many families might be planning a camping escapade. For those clients heading to Utah, suggest a more luxurious experience.
Airlines respond to U.S. policy of separating migrant children from their parents.

Multiple Airlines Respond to U.S. Immigration Policy

As questions arose as to whether or not American Airlines flights had been used to transport the migrant children recently separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, the airline quickly released an official statement in response, with other airlines quickly following suit.

Book Immersive Explorations Through North America

Book your clients on an exploration through North America on one of 15 new immersive trips with Insight Vacations.
Basel, Switzerland will be the final stop on the 4-country river cruise FAM.

4-Country River Cruise FAM

Explore the towns and cities along two European rivers with the Rhine and Moselle Splendors river cruise FAM hosted by FAMTrips.travel and AmaWaterways.
Kathmandu in Nepal is on the new Abercrombie & Kent around-the-world itinerary.

Travel Around the World in a Private Jet with Abercrombie & Kent 

Traveling around the world in a private jet is exactly what your clients will experience with the new Abercrombie & Kent itinerary. 
The Owner's Suite terrace at Hotel Matilda, where an all-access package is being offered for the San Miguel de Allende Market of Arts & Gastronomy festival.

San Miguel de Allende Hosts Arts and Gastronomy Festival

The annual Market of Arts & Gastronomy festival is back in San Miguel de Allende, and hotels in the area are offering special packages for the event.
The Grand Reserve Melia International Hotels

Melia to Debut New Luxury Property

This winter, Melia Hotels International will debut its newest luxury experience with the launch of The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana. 
Agents can book their clients on a FIT tour to Lisbon with Avanti Destinations.

Avanti Launches New Itineraries and Incentives

Avanti Destinations has launched Go365, an informational and marketing campaign designed to help agents sell year-round travel.
Angkor Wat has been added to the itinerary for Pacific Delight's Southeast Asia Jewish interest tour.

Pacific Delight Extends Southeast Asia Jewish Interest Tour

Pacific Delight has added the archaeological sites of the Angkor Plains to its second Jewish interest tour of Southeast Asia in 2018.
Nighttime views of Florence, one of the stops on the Italy FAMs hosted by Tours Specialists Inc.

Italy FAMs by Tours Specialists Inc

Agents looking to explore Italy this summer or fall can pack their bags for the Classic Italy or Italy in Depth FAMs hosted by Tours Specialists Inc. 
A King Suite inside the Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast, which will soon part of InterContinental Hotels Group's new luxury brand.

InterContinental Hotels Group Launches Luxury Brand

This week, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) launched Voco, its new upscale hotel brand, and announced its first signing in Australia.
The pool lounge at Chileno Bay Resort & Residences.

Chileno Bay Resort Launches New Wellness Initiative

The new Baja Balance program at Chileno Bay Resort & Residences will make sure your clients don't skip a beat in reaching their fitness and wellness goals. 
Agents at the Travel Leaders’ EDGE Conference. (Photo courtesy of Travel Leaders Network.)

Travel Leaders Group Partners with American Express for Added Travel Benefits & Client Leads

Travel Leaders Group and American Express have partnered up to bring you a unique and valuable benefit program, offering exclusive travel offers for Gold Card members in the U.S. and opportunities for agents to expand their client network.
Hotel Montefiore Tokyo in Tel Aviv

Experience Tokyo in Tel Aviv at Hotel Montefiore

With the Tokyo in Tel Aviv package offered by Hotel Montefiore, your clients can immerse in the worlds of two unique cities. 
The new Jurassic World Kids' Suites transports guests to the world of dinosaurs.

Sleep with Dinos in Jurassic World Kids’ Suites

Universal Orlando Resort has revealed a special themed suite millions of years in the making: the Jurassic World Kids' Suites at Loews Royal Pacific Resort.
Accommodations inside The Hacienda adults-only section of the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort.

Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort Debuts Adults-Only Section

Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort is expanding its offerings with the introduction of “The Hacienda,” adults-only section.
Disney Cruise Line will sail to Quebec for the first time this fall.

Disney Sails to Quebec For the First Time

This September, Disney Cruise Line will sail to Quebec from New York City for the first time and is marking the occasion by offering limited time savings. 
London Porsche

Explore London in a Porsche Boxter

Your clients can experience London like a VIP in a Porsche Boxter when booking The Curtain Suite at The Curtain Hotel and Members Club in Shoreditch.
Alaia Belize

Alaia: A New Autograph Collection Hotel Opens in Belize

Alaia, a new boutique resort is set to open in Belize in 2020.
Avoya Travel

Avoya Travel Plans for the Future

At the 11th annual Avoya Travel Conference, plans for Avoya’s future, which will be broken down into five phases through 2025, were announced.
South Africa

Spirits are High at Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018 in Durban, South Africa

From May 8-10 at the Albert Luthuli Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa, South African Tourism (SAT) hosted 100 delegates from the U.S. at Indaba, the largest showcase for travel in Africa.
Oyster Bay Beach Resort in St. Maarten partially reopened on June 1. It's among several properties reopening in the Caribbean.

Still Recovering: Post-Hurricane Caribbean Updates

You keep coming across updates on the post-hurricane situation in the affected islands for one simple reason: The situation keeps evolving. Here's the latest on five island destinations from a Caribbean Tourism Organization news conference.
African Travel University

Learn How to Sell Africa with the New African Travel University

African Travel, Inc. has launched African Travel University.
The Beatles suite Edgewater

The Edgewater: The Beatles, Pearl Jam and Stunning Views

Seattle's Edgewater hotel is rock 'n' roll. The first music legends to walk through the doors, back in 1962, were The Beatles, and it's been a revolving door of musical icons ever since.
Beachside at Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta.

A Destination Wedding Made in Heaven

Your clients will be saying “I do” to your destination wedding recommendations when you show them these heavenly resorts we’ve handpicked for their special day. 
Love Nest Suites at Sandals Royal Barbados.

The Dream Honeymoon

What is the dream honeymoon? Depends who’s dreaming, so here’s a look at dream honeymoons at six romantic Caribbean properties.