Join Us at the New

It’s here, it’s here—Recommend’s long-awaited new suite of website offerings. We’ve designed and developed these to not only enhance and build on the rich experience we take pride in bringing you every month in our print product, but also with a focus on bringing you entertaining product information you’ll want to come back to time and time again.

Our three new sites—, and—are not only more visually appealing, but you’ll also notice some major enhancements such as new departments including, Eye On the World, a destination-focused pictorial feature on both and You’ll also enjoy still another new feature, In Focus, a Q&A article focusing on current topics with the movers and shakers in the industry. On, you’re also going to find a full archive of Recommend magazines that can be referenced all the way back to March 2009 with full printing capability for each individual article—a great sales reference tool. still offers you all that in-depth destination product information we’ve been giving you in the past, but now you’ll be able access all that education information in an even more engaging way with niche specialist courses and masters programs—each with their own unique set of benefits—as well as new tools such as webinars, supplements, downloadable travel guides, research and more. You’ll also be able to manage all your student activities and benefits on our new student dashboard where you can keep up to date on your course progression, review benefits earned (and how to use them) and download your course certificate—all with the click of a button!

Now for the piece de resistance and to our knowledge, a first for a professional travel industry site hosted by a trade publication—our new consumer travel site, a resource for your clients and potential clients, all structured to enhance your role as a travel professional and at the same time, entice them to travel to some of the world’s most appealing vacation destinations. And, of course, guiding them to those dream vacation products with a lead generation component that will send them directly to participating Recommend reader travel agents.

Feeling all alone out there? Not anymore, at least you won’t be if you take advantage of our incorporated social media products on, including our Facebook-powered communication system, which gives you entree to your fellow Recommend readers and colleagues, as well as our Twitter page updates.

So don’t wait! Access all three sites today where you’ll find a whole new world of product information, destination and product education and most important of all, the opportunity to develop new business on our consumer site with our lead generation program and by sending potential clients to for information on vacation products that can enhance your sales, as well.

We’ll be waiting to see you there today!

Rick Shively

Editor-In-Chief, Recommend