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Zegrahm Expeditions

Bonus Commission Incentive With Zegrahm

Zegrahm Expeditions is offering a brand-new bonus commission incentive for travel advisors: $250 pp bonus commission when booking new guests on select 2019 expeditions.
4 Unique Culinary Experiences

4 Unique Culinary Experiences Around the World

Travelers in search of out of the ordinary activities can look to these Small Luxury Hotels of the World member properties that go beyond the menu to serve up some unique culinary experiences.
explore Lebron's Brentwood

Explore LeBron’s Brentwood

For basketball fans, and those interested in travel to California, here's how you can explore LeBron's Brentwood.
Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line Set to Complete Fleetwide Enhancement

Carnival Cruise Line has announced a dry dock that will transform Carnival Victory into Carnival Radiance, representing the final phase of a $2 billion fleet enhancement program.
Dark Skies

4 Destinations to Experience Truly “Dark Skies”

It’s becoming exceptionally rare to find destinations without light pollution where it is possible to see the night sky and the stars in all their glory…but "dark skies" do exist.
TWA Hotel

Restored 1950s Airplane to Become Hotel Cocktail Lounge

TWA Hotel has restored a 1950s airplane, which will become a one-of-a-kind cocktail lounge and event space at the 512-room hotel opening in spring 2019.
Sceptre Vacations

Sceptre Vacations Launches New Agent Tools and Booking Reward

Tour operator Sceptre Vacations has launched several new tools, including a new booking engine, designed to increase travel advisor efficiency and revenue.
Singapore Airlines

Launch of Newark-Singapore Nonstop Service on Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines today re-launched its signature New York-Singapore nonstop service, reclaiming the record for the world’s longest commercial nonstop flight at a scheduled 18 hrs and 45 minutes duration. 
Crystal Cruises

Crystal Cruises Announces 2021 Itineraries with Early Savings

Crystal Cruises announced its full lineup of 2021 all-inclusive sailings aboard the Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, becoming the first cruise line to announce a complete 2021 deployment.
Wellness tours

G Adventures: New Wellness Tours

With the introduction of a new collection of Wellness tours, G Adventures is now the world’s largest adventure travel company to make personal wellness and balance a mainstay of adventure travel.
MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises Opens Bookings for Maiden Voyage on New Ship

MSC Cruises has announced that sales for MSC Grandiosa's maiden voyage are now open exclusively for MSC Voyagers Club members through Oct. 21, 2018.
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.
LGBT family travel

LGBT Family Travel Report from the FTA Summit

LGBT family travel—here are some tips for selling this growing market segment.
Hyatt Hotels Two Roads Hospitality

Hyatt Hotels Acquires Two Roads Hospitality

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced an agreement to acquire Two Roads Hospitality, an international lifestyle hotel management company.
Tauck Events

Tauck Announces Exclusive Single-Departure Events for 2019

Tauck has announced its 2019 collection of single-departure events, and the roster includes a new event in Italy featuring the author of "Under the Tuscan Sun," a jazz event with Ken Burns as the keynote speaker, and more. 
Silversea Cruises

Silversea Cruises Plans for Three New Ships

Having recently joined the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) family, Silversea Cruises and RCL announced agreements to build three new ships for Silversea Cruises.
IHSQ Rocks WOW Specialist Hard Rock Indian wedding

Hard Rock Hotels WOW Clients with Destination Indian Wedding Offerings

After years of investing in the South Asian destination wedding market, the Hard Rock has not only created an advisor specialist program, but has also become a one-stop shop for South Asian weddings in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
Norwegian Joy

Norwegian Extends Free Airfare Offer

Norwegian Cruise Line announced an expansion of the free and reduced roundtrip airfare offer for new reservations on select cruises sailing from November 2018 through September 2019.
The Diplomat Beach Resort

New Fitness Opportunities at the Diplomat Beach Resort

Your clients won't have to give up their workout regime when staying at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, as the resort has teamed up with Core Fitness Training (CFT) to offer new fitness opportunities.
Cunard Queen Mary 2

Cunard Announces World of Adventure Sale for 2019

Cunard announced its World of Adventure Sale featuring fares from $999 pp dbl, as well as free drinks and free gratuities for Grill Suite guests on select 2019 Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth voyages.
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.
Quintana Roo Mexico

Quintana Roo’s Newest Hotel Openings

Whether your clients are looking for an impromptu autumn getaway or planning ahead for an escape from winter's colder temperatures, here are just a few of the new Quintana Roo properties where you may want to book them. 
Six Senses Bhutan

Virtuoso Perks at New Six Senses Bhutan

Six Senses Bhutan will provide complimentary benefits exclusively for travelers who book their stay through an advisor affiliated with Virtuoso.
Key West American Airlines

Key West to Welcome New American Airlines Service

American Airlines is set to launch nonstop service between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Key West International Airport—the first between the two cities—and from Chicago, Illinois, into Key West for spring and summer travel.
TRS Cap Cana Hotel

TRS Cap Cana Announces Opening Date

Palladium Hotel Group is expanding the TRS Hotel brand with the opening of TRS Cap Cana Hotel, a new adults-only resort property in the Dominican Republic.
Top Chef

Top Chef Contestant Heads to Tanzania

Thomas Safaris has introduced a brand-new itinerary focusing on the sights and tastes of Tanzania, featuring Tanya Holland, a Top Chef contestant.
CIE Tours

CIE Tours Announces First Major European Expansion

CIE Tours International has announced its first major expansion into new European destinations, with offerings in Iceland and Italy launching in 2019.
wellness travel

What are Consumers Seeking in Wellness Travel?

The Wellness Tourism Association (WTA), which launched earlier this year, has released the results of its first Wellness Travel Survey, which focused on what consumers are seeking when it comes to a wellness-focused vacation. 
Sumptuous accommodations at Rose Hall Villas. Half Moon

Jamaica’s Half Moon Rebrands Villas

Effective today, the villas at Half Moon, Jamaica’s iconic resort destination, will be renamed Rose Hall Villas, operated by Half Moon.
Marriott International Africa

Marriott International Announces Expansion in Africa

Marriott International has announced rapid expansion plans across Africa, including five new hotel signings.
Family Travel Association

Family Travel Association Travel Agent Training & Certificate Program

The FTA Academy, 23-module, video-based training program, is the industry’s first training and certification program, allowing agents to gain the professional knowledge needed to serve the needs and unique challenges of traveling families.
Senior Travel Buddy matches senior solo buddies so they can travel together.

Attract New Clients: Think Outside the Box

A trio of travel advisors who gave us the 4-1-1 on how they are thinking outside the box to attract new clients. 
Strolling through Dresden’s historic center. (Paloma Villaverde de Rico 4)

3 Days in Dresden

There’s so much to see and do in Dresden it’s hard to pack it into three days, but if your clients make the most of every hour, they’ll be able to take in the highlights and even have time for a walk along the Elbe River.
Windstar Cruises offers all manner of ways for clients to stay active.

Fitness Afloat

Your clients can find fitness afloat as attitudes about maintaining a healthy lifestyle while sailing are becoming more of the norm. Something beyond, well, eating and sleeping.    
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hotels are going pink. 
Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises Unveils Guest Experience Enhancements

Oceania Cruises has unveiled a suite of new guest service enhancements as part of the line’s OceaniaNEXT initiative.
Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line to Sail from New Orleans for First Time

In early 2020, Disney Cruise Line will add a brand-new homeport in New Orleans and return to the Hawaiian Islands.
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Launches First High-Speed Rail Service

Hong Kong’s first high-speed railway allows visitors to travel quickly and conveniently between Hong Kong and several cities across Mainland China.
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.
wellness getaway

A Wellness Getaway in Los Cabos

A wellness getaway in Los Cabos could be the perfect booking for those health-focused clients.

Cool Spots in the Florida Keys

Did you know there’s a turtle hospital and a fort you can recommend clients visit while traveling through the Florida Keys?
Beach Enclave Long Bay

Beach Enclave Long Bay’s New Luxury Villas in Turks & Caicos

Beach Enclave launches its second phase, Beach Enclave Long Bay, which offers three new villa rental opportunities in Turks and Caicos starting this November.
glamping in quintana roo

Glamping in Quintana Roo

The lush surroundings set the scene for glamping in Quintana Roo, where campers enjoy posh accommodations while relaxing in nature.
Delta Vacations University

Delta Vacations: Commitment to the Travel Agent Community

Offering an array of educational sessions for the travel agent community, the 2-day Delta Vacations University, in its 25th year, just wrapped up, and Recommend got the 4-1-1 on new goings-on at Delta Vacations.
Azores

Hot Destination: The Azores

Portugal has won a number of awards this past year, named as one of the hottest destinations in the world, and one of the reasons is because of the stunning Azores.
Adventures by Disney

3 New Adventures by Disney Short Escapes

Adventures by Disney has added three new Short Escapes offerings that offer those guests short on time 3- and 4-day getaways.
Deccan Odyssey Rail Journeys

Two Luxury Rail Journeys Across India

In 2019, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains is debuting two rail journey introduced aboard the gleaming Deccan Odyssey: one in the north and another in the south.
Win a Sailing with Carnival

Win a Sailing with Carnival Cruise Line

Agents, you can now win a sailing with Carnival Cruise Line through the "Choose Fun! Emoji Contest" starting today through Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.
Adam Thomas

Coffee Time with Industry Vets: Adam Thomas of Visit Pasco

Let us introduce you to Adam Pasco, who started as the director of tourism for Visit Pasco in September 2017. Find out how a former minor league baseball player became a diretor of tourism in this installment of Coffee Time with Industry Vets Q&A series.
AmaWaterways AmaPrima in Passau on the Danube.

Free Roundtrip Airfare for Clients With AmaWaterways

Your clients can take advantage of free roundtrip airfare promotion, flying for free from more than 50 U.S. and Canadian gateways on select 2019 AmaWaterways Europe river cruises.
Pool at Plaza Hotel & Casino

Plaza Hotel & Casino Upgrades Guest Experience

In the heart of Las Vegas' resurging downtown area, the Plaza Hotel & Casino has upgraded its guest experience, launching a multimillion dollar renovation.
Celebrity Xpedition

Celebrity Xpedition Set to Debut New Makeover in the Galapagos

Following a weeklong makeover in Panama, Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Xpedition will return to service in the Galapagos on Sept. 23, 2018 with a new look and several enhancements. 
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