January 2018

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Susan Farewell

Travel Advisor Corner: Travel Mistakes Smart People Make

Here are the most common travel mistakes we’ve seen smart people make.
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.
The Sian Ka’an resort offers a haven for adults, with poolside cabanas, accommodations made for romance and meditative nooks.

Globetrotting: The Sian Ka’an at Grand Tulum

For clients looking to have an all-inclusive vacation that consists of an eat, sleep, relax and repeat schedule with plenty of options to add dashes of adventure, entertainment, and cultural experiences, The Sian Ka’an at Grand Tulum is the place to be.
The Calgary Stampede is one of the city’s most unique experiences. (Destination Canada)

Globetrotting: Calgary

As someone who loves country music, cowboys, and basically anything having to do with the Western culture, I felt right at home in Calgary, a cosmopolitan city in Alberta, Canada.
The Spa Lounge at Salamander Spa.

Globetrotting: The Henderson

The crowning jewel of sought-after locales, The Henderson beach resort, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, pays homage to bygone days while offering the modern amenities relaxation seekers desire.
AdventureSmith Explorations has debuted a new 18-day excursion in Alaska that explores three national parks, including Glacier Bay.

Exploring the ‘Last Frontier’

It’s untamed, expansive and wild. As it invigorates you, Alaska takes your breath away.
Cosmos is offering a Magic of the Italian Lakes itinerary, which visits Lake Garda.

Defining Value Travel

What does value travel mean for your clients heading to Europe? Let these experts tell you what your clients really mean when they say they want a value vacation.
Families can book a session at the trampolines and spring floor zone.

Globetrotting: Camp Woodward Rocks!

I gulped. I was face-to-face with the Wreck Tangle, a Ninja Obstacle Course at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya’s brand-new Camp Woodward facilities.
Viking now offers combo Ocean & River Voyages.

Capitalizing the Cruise Experience

Talk to travel pros about the sellable value and cultural rewards of a cruise experience and you get varying perspectives. Not surprisingly, considering the particular expertise, it may start with services rendered.
Accommodations at the reinvented RIU Palace Paradise Island.

Globetrotting: RIU Palace Paradise Island

Does the reinvented RIU Palace Paradise Island offer the best all-inclusive value in Nassau-Paradise Island? Although the answer to that depends upon who your clients are, what they want, and what they can pay, there are compelling reasons to answer “yes.”
Poolside at Hotel el Convento in Leon. (Carla Hunt)

Globetrotting: Nicaragua’s Calling

The United Nations World Tourism Organization has ranked Nicaragua among the top 10 World’s Fastest Growing Tourist Destinations, up 28.4 percent in 2016, and indeed, Central America’s largest country has become a go-to pick among savvy travelers looking for new vacation horizons.