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Margaritaville Resort

How You Can Better Sell Margaritaville Resorts

We chatted with Margaritaville Resorts CMO to find out what they're doing to attract you to closing those sales, and what education programs, incentives, and perks they might be offering agents.
Sky Princess- Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises: New Ship, Sky Suites and More

Princess Cruises announced its 2019-2020 Caribbean season, including details of the new Sky Princess, first-time destinations and the cruise line's new Sky Suites. 
Las Vegas waldorf Astoria

Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas to Become Waldorf Astoria

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts plans to convert the Mandarin Oriental on the Las Vegas Strip to the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas in August 2018.
Royal Wedding vacations

Royal Wedding-Inspired Vacations

With less than a week left before the highly anticipated nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, many are looking for ways to feel like a part of the big day, and hotels around the world are responding by offering special royal wedding-themed packages.
La Coleccion Resorts

La Coleccion Resorts Hosts Vacation Giveaway for Travel Agents

Travel Agents Appreciation Day may have passed, but La Coleccion Resorts is continuing to show gratitude to their travel partners with a vacation giveaway.
Japan

Adventures by Disney Visits Japan in 2019

Adventures by Disney announced its lineup of 2019 vacation options, and among the list of tours is an all-new itinerary in Japan.
Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Noble Adventures Await at Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Ocean Key Resort & Spa is inviting travelers to explore the natural wonders of Key West with its new Noble Adventures package.
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. 
Club Med

Club Med is Headed to the Dominican Republic—Again

Club Med is headed to the Dominican Republic (again) with the brand's second property in the DR with the opening of a new property in Miches.
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.
MSC Seaside MSC Yacht Club

Wine-inspired Spa Treats on Board MSC

MSC Cruises is offering unique facial and body treatments in its spa made from the grapes the Bocelli family uses in its wines.
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.
Recommend Education Center

The New Recommend Education Center

The Recommend Education Center is getting revamped and will launch with a new look May 1.
Jaya House River Park in Cambodia.

5 Hotel Hotties

These five hotel hotties in exotic destinations have something to offer everyone on your client list from the eco-friendly to the private island escape, and even something for those Gen Z clients.
Amanyara in Turks & Caicos.

Trending Now in Luxury Travel in the Caribbean

For insights into how luxury is evolving, Recommend rounded up two executives at major tour packagers and three top-selling travel agents. Before we asked them about trends, though, we asked what “luxury” means nowadays.
Rooftop at the Epicurean in Tampa.

A Florida Escape

Eight months after Hurricane Irma hit parts of Florida, the areas of the state that didn’t feel Irma’s sting have upped the ante with even more offerings.
Views over The Strip from the Villa terrace at Nobu Hotel.

Luxury, Vegas Style

Your clients won't want to miss out on these four luxurious Vegas experiences.
Gale Hotel South Beach summer travel deals

South Beach: Hot Summer Travel Deals

Here are some summer travel deals in South Beach, including discounts, F&B credits and suite upgrades.
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. 
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Teacher Appreciation Rates at Seven Disney Area Hotels

Agents, take note: for the teaches and school staff on your roster, they can now take advantage of Teacher...
andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge

andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge Reopens in South Africa

After completing a refurbishment, andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge is reopening this June in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. 
Dominican Republic

Update from DATE: All-Inclusive Resorts in the Dominican Republic

Much of the talk at this month's DATE (Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange) in Punta Cana was about the continued growth of travel to the Dominican Republic, but the focus was also on new and renovated hotels of all stripes.
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.
TreadRight Earth Day

In Honor of Earth Day

The industry is paying homage to Mother Earth by launching initiatives that reach far beyond the upcoming Earth Day.
Travelers looking for a Mother's Day getaway can stay at the Warwick Paradise Island- Bahamas for a discounted rate.

Send Mom to The Bahamas for Mother’s Day

Clients still searching for the perfect Mother's Day gift? Warwick Paradise Island- Bahamas has a deal that will have them packing their bags for a getaway.
Guests at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club can take advantage of the property's summer travel deal to stay and play longer.

Summer Travel Deals Heating Up in Florida

Whether your clients are still stuck in the snow or not, help them get to the Sunshine State with these summer travel deals.
Turkey FAM

8-Day Turkey FAM

Travel agents interested in exploring Istanbul and beyond can join Tours Specialists Inc. on an 8-day Turkey FAM.
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.
Travelers biking through Angkor. (Photo courtesy of Grasshopper Adventures.)

Biking & Boating Adventure through the Mekong

Travelers looking for an adventure are the perfect match for this biking and boating feat through the Mekong with Grasshopper Adventures.
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.
Family-friendly

New Family-Friendly Trips Added to Pleasant Holidays

New family-friendly trip destinations in the U.S. and Canada have been added to Pleasant Holidays' portfolio. These new destinations...
W Amman

W Amman Opens—The First W Hotels Worldwide in Jordan

W Ammam, W Hotels Worldwide first property in Jordan is now open for bookings in the up and coming downtown neighborhood of Abdali. 
Cayman Islands The dock at Rum Point - Photo Credit, Will Burrard-Lucas

Why Cayman Islands Tourism Has Surged

The news that U.S. arrivals in the Cayman Islands were up 13.44 percent in 2017—definitely a stand-out in the Caribbean region—made this reporter eager for more details.
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

Hard Rock: Amplifying the Hotel Experience

Hard Rock is amplifying the hotel experience with new amenities, souped-up suites and new properties, making it so much easier for your clients to holler, "I want to feel like a rock star; sign me up."
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.
Affordable luxury at Jaya House River Park lobby

Affordable Luxury in Cambodia

There's a new gem in Cambodia that offers affordable luxury—the kind of place your eco-minded clients will swoon over.
Central Holidays Egypt

Journey to Antiquity with New Egypt Itineraries

In response to an increase in demand for itineraries in Egypt, Central Holidays recently announced the expansion of travel programs to the country. 
Shakespeare’s Birthplace.

Shakespeare’s England

These six experiences will have your literary fans, history buffs, and culture enthusiasts enthralled at every turn.
CATCH Las Vegas will open this fall at Aria

Take a Bite Out of Vegas

A Great Catch This fall, CATCH Las Vegas restaurant—with locations in LA, Dubai and Playa del Carmen—will open its doors...
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.
Danube River Cruise FAM

12-Day Danube River Cruise FAM

This summer, travel agents can explore seven countries in 12 days on a Danube River cruise FAM with Sterling Vacations.
Views of Eastwind's Lushna Cabin. (Photo courtesy of Eastward Hotel & Bar.)

1920s Bunk House Revamped as Mountainside Boutique Hotel

A new boutique hotel will be opening in the Catskills of New York in Wyndham—a 2-hour drive from New York City—this June. 
Campeche Victory Cruise Lines

A Grand Experience in the Yucatan

Your clients are invited on a spell-binding adventure through the Yucatan peninsula with Victory Cruise Lines.
The Great LEGO Race will transform the existing Project X roller coaster into a high-octane, virtual reality (VR) experience. (Photo courtesy of LEGOLAND.)

Virtual Reality Rollercoaster at Legoland Florida Resort

Virtual reality (VR) technology combined with the thrills of a rollercoaster is what your clients can expect when heading to Legoland Florida Resort this summer. 
Lobby area at the Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach. (photo credit: Architectural Photography Inc)

A Rock Star Makes its Debut in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach’s newest beachfront hotel has opened, Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach. It’s the fourth Hard Rock Hotel in Florida.
Travelers can spot polar bears on this Arctic expedition. (Photo credit: John Shaw, courtesy of TravelWild Expeditions.)

An Off-the-Beaten Path Arctic Safari

TravelWild Expeditions, a small ship company for travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations, has introduced its 12-day Arctic Safari.
Amanvari Aman Mexico

Aman, Mexico: Twosome Made in Heaven

Amanvari, located in the Eastern Cape of the Baja Peninsula, will debut in Mexico in 2020. It will be the country's first Aman property.
Iceland happiest place

Celebrate the Happiest Places

Today is International Happiness Day, and the happiest places on earth are Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland.
Antlers at Vail

March Madness Meet March Radness

The end of March may signal the beginning of college basketball's biggest tournament, but for fans of skiing, the real excitement can be found in Vail, Colorado with the Antlers at Vail resort offering a March Radness package. 
Lobby at Cheeca Lodge & Spa.

Cheeca Lodge & Spa Reopens

Located in Islamorada, the 27-acre Cheeca Lodge & Spa is reopening on March 30 after a 6-month closure due to the impact of Hurricane Irma.
Royal Caribbean travel agent commission

Royal Caribbean Changes Travel Agent Commission Policy

Royal Caribbean has made changes to its commissions distribution, which will benefit a travel agent whose clients redeem Future Cruise Certificates.
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.
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