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Nitmiluk Gorge in Australia’s Northern Territory. (Tourism NT)

Travel Talk: The Right Tools for You

Helping you sell travel means providing you with the right tools—everything from new agent portals to online training modules.
A traveler taking in the Cliffs of Moher on the Ireland Singles Hopper itinerary. (Photo courtesy of Tenon Tours.)

Send Your Single Travelers on these Tenon Tours Itineraries

Are your clients single and contemplating where to travel to next? Send your single travelers on Tenon Tours' packaged Single Hopper itineraries, as they explore with like-minded travelers.
A brewskis to quench your thirst on Getaways Adventure's Pints & Pedals Tour in Napa. (Photo courtesy of Getaways Adventures.) bikes & beers

Napa: Bikes & Beers

Bikes & beers? Though Napa is mostly known for its wine culture, this northern California destination is also booming in the trendy realm of craft brewing.
Views of the town hall in Basel, Switzerland. (Photo courtesy of zicasso.)

A Timekeeper’s Experience through Switzerland & Germany

As a tribute to the "Masters of Time," Zicasso has launched a 9-day Luxury Watchmakers Tour of Switzerland and Germany itinerary with customizable dates.
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.
Views of the Dead Sea. (Photo courtesy of Heritage Tours.)

New Tours to Israel and Jordan

Heritage Tours has added Israel and Jordan to its portfolio after witnessing a 20 percent increase in inquiries over the last two years from North American travelers.
The Nyamirambo Womens Center in Kigali, Rwanda is one of several community development projects that travelers can visit through G Adventures. (Photo Credit: Planeterra Foundation)

G Adventures Tours Empower Women Around The World

G Adventures connects travelers with community development projects around the world. In honor of National Women's History Month, G Adventures is highlighting four of its newest projects that are dedicated to empowering women.

Agent Bonuses For National Park Bookings

Austin Adventures is encouraging travelers to explore a U.S. national park this year by offering incentives to both travel agents and their clients.  
A Catch & Cook fishing trip in Cornwall is part of the new food and drink itineraries. (Photo courtesy of VisitBritain.)

New Food- & Drink-Focused Itineraries Through Great Britain

Avanti Destinations and VisitBritain have come together to promote the local flavors of Britain with five new customizable food and drink itineraries, a perfect match for the culinary enthusiasts on your roster.
Rear view of man looking at lake

Delta Vacations Continues European Expansion

Delta Vacations has added the Azores, Portugal; Bordeaux, France; Crete, Greece; and Salzburg, Austria to its portfolio. 
Travelers can discover the history of Malta on one of Andante Travels' tours to the island nation.

Explore Malta

In honor of Valletta, Malta being crowned the 2018 European Capital of Culture, Andante Travels is taking travelers to explore the historical and archaeological side of the island nation by offering two tours to Malta and Gozo.
Cinque Terre is one of many places travelers can visit on one of Central Holidays' escorted tours in Italy.

Central Holidays Offers Guaranteed Departures and Agent Bonuses

Central Holidays is offering travelers guaranteed departures through May 2018 for their Italy Motorcoach Tour programs, allowing travel agents and their clients to book their Italy vacations with no worries of cancellation.
Taking on the rapids on the Yellowstone river. (Photo courtesy of Austin Adventures.)

Travel Adventure to Montana and Yellowstone National Park

Families and adults looking for a multi-sport travel adventure should consider a trip with Austin Adventures, which now offers a 6-day Montana Vacation package.
MIR Corporation adds 21-day itinerary to Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia. (Photo courtesy of MIR Corporation.)

MIR Corporation Adds New 21-Day Itinerary

MIR Corporation has added a 21-day journey to Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia.
Views of the Temple God. (Photo courtesy of Odyssey Unlimited.)

New Southeast Asia Tour with Odysseys Unlimited

Odysseys Unlimited is launching a new Southeast Asia Odyssey 21-day journey to its portfolio.
Travelers on an Art Walk will hone their craft while learning from artist-teachers and their fellow students.

Solo Travelers Get Artsy With The Blue Walk

Walking tour operator The Blue Walk is appealing to solo travelers with a series of art-themed walks through France and Italy that are especially geared towards parties of one. 
Exodus Travels' self-guided itineraries allow solo travelers to hike and bike through Europe at their own pace.

Hike or Bike Solo With Exodus Travels

Solo travelers are often motivated by a desire to travel and experience things at their own pace, but that doesn't mean they want to sacrifice having the guidance of an expert or tour operator. With Exodus Travel's new self-guided walking and cycling tours, they don't have to.
Collette is giving away 100 prizes to travel agents and their clients.

100 Days, 100 Giveaways With Collette

In honor of its 100th birthday, tour operator Collette is spending 100 days giving away 100 prizes to travel agents and their clients who enter the company's contest online. 
Cox & Kings, The Americas offers bespoke experiences including stays in sumptuous glass igloos in Finland.

Speaking Bespoke in Europe

In Europe, luxury travel experiences keep taking off in new directions, as can be expected on a continent tailor-made for today’s world of bespoke travel.
Guests spotting beluga whales while on the Hudson Bay in Canada. (Photo courtesy of Abercrombie & Kent.)

A&K’s New Itineraries Come with Belugas, Breweries & Chocolate

Unique and immersive experiences are at the forefront of Abercrombie & Kent's recently redesigned Connections Boutique Group Journeys, and now the tour operator has added three new itineraries to the collection: Churchill: Belugas & Bears, Poland to Prague, and Switzerland & the Italian Lakes. 
Estonia is one of three Baltic countries added to Avanti Destinations' portfolio for 2018.

Baltic Beauties Added to Avanti Destinations’ Portfolio

Agents in need of options in more off-the-beaten-path European destinations can now turn to the latest countries added to Avanti Destinations' portfolio: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
Ropes course at the 110,000-sq.-ft. indoor theme park at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

Valuable Experiences

What are you're clients looking for in a value-focused vacation? We'll tell you one thing, it's not the price. Find out what it is they're seeing when it comes to value travel.
Guests can experience the local culture, shopping, desert safaris and more on a TravelBound tour in Qatar.

Qatar…More Than You Ever Imagined

Ten years ago, Qatar wasn’t on anyone’s radar. Many people, in fact, would be hard pressed to know where it was or really anything about it. Today, it is growing quicker and faster than anyone could have expected.
Agents now have 14 new options to choose from when booking their clients on a Travel Impressions itinerary in the UK and Europe.

Travel Impressions Teams Up With Back-Roads Touring Co.

Travel Impressions is teaming up with Back-Roads Touring Co. to offer 14 new experiential itineraries throughout the UK and Europe. 
A private dinner on board the Royal Yacht Britannia

Take A Royal Tour of Britain

Back-Roads Touring has announced details of its Royal Tour of Britain 2018, traveling from Edinburgh to London.
Antarctica is one of many places your clients can visit on Cox & Kings' new itineraries.

Cox & Kings Adds New Tours For 2018

In an effort to provide what the company calls deeper and more culturally engaging experiences, Cox & Kings is welcoming 2018 with five new itineraries on five different continents. 
Guests can experience the diverse landscapes of New Zealand on this 18-day tour.

Explore New Zealand on an 18-Day Itinerary

New Zealand is known for its diverse and dramatic landscapes and now your clients can explore them all on an 18-day Changing Landscape itinerary led by the guides of New Zealand In Depth. 
Front hall at The Merrion.

Globetrotting: Bespoke Experiences in Ireland & County Down

Adams & Butler, a luxury destination management specialist with itineraries in Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England (as well as Africa), shines the spotlight on those unique experiences travelers are seeking out.
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.
At the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel.

Travel Talk

From faith-based tours to what's new in rail travel, this month's Travel Talk sums it up.
On Jan. 2, 2018, Australis Expeditions will debut the 210-passenger Ventus Australis.

Ventus Australis to Cruise Round the Tip of South America

On Jan. 2, 2018, Australis will debut the 210-passenger Ventus Australis.
Melia Cable Beach in the Bahamas.

News from Caribbean Week

Caribbean Editor Ed Wetschler gives an update on the Caribbean Tourism Organizations' Caribbean Week in New York.
Exotic Voyages has expanded into Japan with the new 8-day Golden Route Japan itinerary. 

Exotic Voyages Expands Into Oman, India and Japan

Exotic Voyages is expanding its luxury global portfolio to include Oman, India and Japan.
The pool at Casa Chamaleon Las Cantalinas.

Client-Pleasing Takeaways from Costa Rica’s Expotur

From the close to 300 travel-product stands on the Expotur floor in Costa Rica, we've rounded up a short list of client-pleasing takeaways.
Travel Corporation

The Travel Corporation Opens a Manhattan Office

The Travel Corporation marked the official opening of its brand-new office in Manhattan last week with a celebration at the 21 Club.
Eating Italy's new Florence Sunset Food Tour features an Italian cocktail demonstration.

Eating Italy Takes a Bite Out of Florence

Eating Italy is offering its second tour in the Tuscan capital of Florence.
Collective Retreats Lodge

New Experiential Travel Company Debuts Summer Retreats

Experiential travel company Collective Retreats launched last month, while at the same time announcing three new retreat locations set to open this summer.

Ethiopia Tourism Is Poised for Success

Whether it’s adventure travel, historical landmarks or the next unforgettable cup of coffee travelers seek, Ethiopia is ready to...
Visit Iceland Northern Lights

From Texas to “Winterfell,” Trafalgar Has the Globe Covered

Trafalgar has introduced five new destinations and added 23 itineraries for 2017.
Audley Travel offers tours in more than 80 countries, as well as Antarctica cruises. (Photo credit: Rich WIse)

Audley Travel Joins USTOA

Audley Travel, specialists in customized travel, has joined USTOA, bringing the association’s current total to 52 active members representing nearly 160 brands.
Insight Vacations is expanding its Luxury Gold portfolio.

Travel Talk

Here's all you need to know to stay informed on what's new in travel.

It’s All About ‘CommuniTI’ for Travel Impressions

With new president Scott Wiseman at the helm, Travel Impressions, the agent-dedicated tour operator, is all about "community."

Eye on the World: Alaska

Earlier this month, I left the humidity of Miami for the dry—and delightful—weather of Alaska. I hopped on one of John Hall's Alaska tours and...well, the images speak for themselves. Stunning? So much more than that.

Why Adventures by Disney’s Danube Sailing Works

We go one-on-one with vacation planning specialist Melissa Jiles, who gives us the 4-1-1 on Adventures by Disney's Danube River sailing.

Eye on the World: Adventures by Disney on the Danube

Adventures by Disney's 8-day Danube River cruise is an action-packed itinerary that takes clients to eight destinations in four countries, and I've got a whirlwind photo tour with all the highlights.

Island Routes Adds New Destination

Island Routes celebrated its seventh anniversary on June 1, and with that came the announcement of a new destination (its 12th one, in fact)—Mexico.

Selling an Active Honeymoon

In the June issue, we covered weddings and honeymoons across the globe. And for those of you whose clients prefer to take on an adventure whether it's immersing themselves in a unique culture, going in a safari, or taking a hike or bike ride through some of nature's most splendid landscapes versus sipping margaritas by the beach, we rounded up some pointers from top tour operators on how you can sell these active honeymoons.

Get in the Saddle for Biking Tours Through Minneapolis

Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis and W Minneapolis - The Foshay recently announced travel packages to encourage your clients to get out and explore "the most bikeable city in America" with the property's general manager as their personal guide.

Coffee Time with Industry Vets: Phil Cappelli

Think you know Phil Cappelli, think again….
CW Safaris takes clients to Botswana, said to have the highest elephant population in Africa.

Southern Africa’s New Enticements

We’ve got a sprinkling of new tours and lodges in Southern Africa for a range of clients, whether they’re looking for a dream safari vacation, a budget-friendly travel experience, or tours made specifically for those with a disability.
DuVine offers a bike tour in Zion National Park.

Tour Talk: A Peek at Our Peaks

This trio of tours offer a bird’s-eye view of the U.S.’s varied terrain.

Coffee Time with Industry Vets: Scott Wiseman

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