Travelers visiting the Big Easy this winter can snag holiday discounts at Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans, starting Dec.
Atura Hotels, Australia’s new hotel brand, launched in October with the opening of Atura Blacktown. “Atura brings a fresh approach to the local Australian accommodation industry,” says group managing director, David Seargeant, Amalgamated Holding Limited (AHL).
Switzerland is more than a land of chocolate and luxury shopping. The destination is known for its melting pot of culture, easy-to-use public transportation system and an endless amount of outdoor activities.
Hyatt Union Square New York has partnered with the car service company, Uber, to create a new city package.
Castello del Nero is offering travelers a luxurious castle stay in Tuscany with a couple’s getaway package.
Travel agents who complete Recommend’s Guadeloupe Islands Specialist program can earn rewards and learn more about this French-Caribbean destination.
Sandals’ packages allow for lots of customization. SANDALS Why Sandals for the big day? “We are able to offer a tremendous number of options, from ceremonies to receptions, from decor to floral, and infusing and designing all of that together with the aid of a pre-wedding travel team as well as an on-resort travel team, so the bride and groom are hand-held throughout the entire process by a well-trained team of individuals that’s able to showcase the brand and deliver on some of our unique offerings,” says Marsha-Ann Brown, director of romance, Sandals Resorts.
Paloma Villaverde de Rico As I’m writing this, I’m thinking of the various trips I have lined up in the coming months, including a 2-day cruise on the re-imagined Disney Magic, Mexico City a la luxury, and December’s USTOA conference, which brings us to the issue at hand.
The Generator Dublin is located next to the old Jameson Distillery. The hospitality industry has been buzzing lately with a new breed of boutique mid-range hotels and hostels cropping up, targeting Millennials with stylish spaces at affordable prices.
Clients have ample time for sightseeing in Rio on Vistas’ 8-day Stunning Brazil itinerary. Why is IsramWorld hot?
Small villages dot the riverbanks of the Danube. There’s no denying that river cruising is hot—baby boomer clients can’t get enough of this product, but what about the rest of your clients?
Budapest is a popular stop on Danube sailings. Almost half of the new cruise ships worldwide in 2012 (six out of 13) were river craft, and although the total number of 2013 cruise ship launches fell to 11, more than half of them are river cruise ships.
Bhutan’s mysticism and stunning landscape are a lure for travelers seeking out-of-the-ordinary destinations.
Seagrape Beach Suite at Spice Island Beach in Grenada, whose landscape is made up of native plants. If my inbox is any indication of the way the world turns, the Caribbean travel industry has been sending out press releases on sustainability faster than Hollywood can crank out updates on Beyonce, Bullock, and Brangelina.
The Observatory at Chichen Itza. For now, let’s put aside the standard vacation bookings to all-inclusive resorts in Cancun; let’s step away from the whale-watching excursions and seaside resorts that dot the coast in Cabo San Lucas; and let’s turn our backs on Mexico City’s colonial charm—at least for a short while—because it’s time to walk the Mayan Route, visit a working hacienda, swim in a sacred cenote (sinkholes once believed to be the entrances to the underworld), and be immersed in the culture and allure that is Merida, located in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.
A relaxing and private viewpoint from the Spa Mukul. Nicaragua’s time has come. Savvy travelers always have an eye out for new and exciting vacation horizons, and yes, nowadays, they are finding endless reasons to fall in love with this beautiful country, the largest in Central America.
The spacious Deluxe Room King at ARIA Resort and Casino at CityCenter. With visitor numbers on the uptick, a repeat visitor rate of 84 percent, and more than $6 billion in projects under way in Las Vegas—from the Strip to Downtown—this sleepless city, embraced by stunning high desert scenery, continues “to deliver on expectations of visitors and provides a new and different experience for every visit,” says Art Jimenez, sr.
Binalong Bay, a coastal town in northeast Tasmania. It doesn’t take long after landing in Hobart, the capital, to grasp that Tasmania is a pocket version of Australia—if Australia had been preserved in amber like an insect a few generations back instead of having transformed itself into the state-of-the-art destination that it is today.
Deck outlook at Ruckomechi Camp. The economy turned overnight when the U.S. dollar replaced the Zimbabwean dollar in 2009; travel warnings were lifted that same year; visa policies are being reworked; private sector investments over the last two years have resulted in upgrades and stylish new lodges; and tourism minister Walter Mzembi reports that during the first half of 2013, arrivals into Zimbabwe increased by 12 percent.