Astronaut Jon McBride will be one of the astronauts leadings guests on the Fly with an Astronaut programs.
Guestroom at the AC Hotel New Orleans. AC Hotels, one of Marriott International’s four lifestyle hotel brands, is “designed,” says Marriott International’s v.p.
Cuba Tour Planner’s 6-night program includes a visit to Cienfuegos. Tour operators keep upping the ante when it comes to their Cuba offerings.
A Moorings yacht. Think women-only packages are yesterdays trend? Think again. Eleven resorts on Grenada alone are offering them.
Twin Balcony Stateroom on the AmaCerto. When trip-planning clients pounce on a river cruise line bearing a name derived from the Latin word for “love,” chances are they’re conjuring a vision of themselves as pampered passengers on the receiving end of intimate, nurturing attention.
Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. My brother taught me that three’s a crowd, but look at Sint Maarten: In December the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino & Spa reopened and Sonesta Ocean Point Resort had a soft opening.
Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan. (Photo courtesy: Super Value Tours) “There is quite possibly no better way to truly connect with a foreign culture than to join in a local festival,” says Kirsten Louy-Nasty, CEO of Asia Transpacific Journeys, “and Asia’s festivals are as diverse as its landscape—each one a vibrant distillation of a destination’s complex history, culture, art and traditions.” Festivals offer a way of “digging deeper when exploring a country,” Louy-Nasty adds, “although to have a festival makes sense for our luxury small group trips or custom journeys, there must be fine lodgings in the vicinity.
Hotel Zamora. Who will win the battle for the best getaway itinerary—the girls or the guys? Let the games begin.
American Cruise Lines’ American Eagle, which launched this year. American Cruise Lines Just last month, the cruise line named its brand-new Mississippi paddlewheeler, and the new name is…drum roll, please…America.
Guestrooms at East, Miami. The new EAST, Miami hotel is expected to open winter of 2015 at Brickell City Centre, marking it the first EAST property in the United States and the third under the EAST brand.
Guestrooms at the new Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami. The Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami opened this June on Collins Avenue, and is currently offering the Step Above package with discounted rates.
Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, Alaska is currently constructing a new dock and welcome center for cruise ships, which will be completed this fall and ready to receive cruise ships in spring 2016.
View from one of Amara Cay Resort’s oceanfront rooms. Are you watching the “Bloodline” drama series on Netflix?
Haimark Line will offer 9-night itineraries to Cuba starting in February. Haimark Line will begin sailing to Cuba aboard the MS Saint Laurent; it will be the first small ship operated by a U.S.
Mt. Everest in Nepal. Tauck has announced it will resume all scheduled fall departures of its 17-day Northern India & Nepal itinerary starting with the Oct.
Overlooking Cardiff. (Photo courtesy: Paloma Villaverde de Rico) Lauren Summers, director of marketing, Visit Wales North America, talks to Recommend about why Wales should be on a Great Britain itinerary.
Brown Beach House opens this August in Tel Aviv. The Brown Beach House, a beachside hotel in Tel Aviv, is set to open next month.
Renovated guestroom at B Ocean Resort. The iconic Yankee Clipper property will be transformed into the new B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale, beginning Aug.
Sunset views of the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort. Walt Disney World in Florida is offering End of Summer Value Rates at seven Downtown Disney Resort area hotels with rates starting at $69 per room, per night available Aug.
The succulent second course dish prepared by Chef Gregory Pugin. (Photo Credit: Simply Chic Photography) Earlier this month, Recommend was invited to an 8-course dinner at The Biltmore Hotel’s five-diamond, award-winning French restaurant, Palme d’Or.