May 2018

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The resort’s chic lobby gives way to beautiful ocean views.

Onsite Review: Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos

With the wave of a hand, my guest bracelet turned room key allowed me access to the sanctuary of relaxation that I had personally designed for my guestroom at Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico.
Private pool at the resort’s Royal Suite.

Onsite Review: TRS Yucatan

The luxury experience begins at check-in at the new 454-room, adults-only TRS Yucatan, which opened in November 2017 following a $21 million investment in renovations to TRS Hotels and Grand Palladium Hotels and Resorts in the past year.

Travel Trends: What Your Peers Are Saying

We wanted to hear from you, the travel experts, on what’s buzzing, so we conducted a Travel Trends survey...
In Nottingham, visitors can go on a Robin Hood-guided tour of the city.

Onsite Review: Nottinghamshire

During our trip to Nottinghamshire, we explored, among other things, the life of literary icon Lord Byron during a visit to Newstead Abbey, which was led by none other than the poet himself.
Dining car aboard the elegant Tren Crucero in Ecuador. (Carla Hunt)

Onsite Review: Aboard Tren Crucero

Tren Crucero is also becoming a must-do with international travelers who are discovering that, in Ecuador, travel by train is not just transportation.
The Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos is offering a yacht experience. (Julieta Amezcua Photography)

Luxe from Coast to Coast

What’s trending & what’s new in hotels and resorts in the Caribbean, Mexico and Florida. 
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.
Susan Farewell

Travel Advisor Corner: Opportunities Abound for Selling Travel

As travel agencies around the world move their shops from Main Street to the Digital highway, the changes in how we do business are profound.
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.
When it debuts in 2020, the Scenic Eclipse II will sail bucket list itineraries, including to the High Arctic.

Luxury Cruise Bookings: What Travel Advisors are Saying

What are your clients’ expectations when they go on a luxury cruise vacation? We posed this question and a handful of others to two travel advisors who specialize in cruise bookings.
Accommodations at Baur au Lac in Zurich.

Hotels Add Urban Experiences to Luxury Amenities

Luxury travel keeps taking off in new directions in Europe.