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Ministers of Tourism Summit: Leaders From the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and Costa Rica Outline Strategies for Their Locales    tourism-roundtable-feature-revised.jpg   By:   Ruthanne Terrero

Travel Agent magazine hosted a panel of top tourism officials in Berlin in March, just as ITB was opening. Watch as leaders from the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and Costa Rica gather to outline strategies for their tropical locales. View

Chilean cuisine

October 9, 2015 | News | By Newswire

Omni Hotels & Resorts returned this week with "¡Destinación Chile!," its annual installment of Omni’s "Flavors of the World" culinary series.


October 8, 2015 | News | By Newswire

The 17 cabin / 34 berth mega yacht will operate Variety Cruises' Classical Greece program beginning in April 2016 and the Treasures of Costa Rica and the Panama Canal program as of December 2016. Get the details here.

South America

October 6, 2015 | News | By Ana Figueroa

Tour operators are responding to consumer demand when it comes to offerings in South America. Flexibility, customization and extensions are in the spotlight. Here are the latest options to keep in mind when designing trips for clients.

great wall of china

October 2, 2015 | News | By Newswire

Avanti Destinations recently announced it is expanding its product line to include six Asian countries, river cruising in Europe, and small group escorted tours in Europe and Latin America.

Elizabeth E. Moriarty

September 28, 2015 | News | By Joe Pike

Travel Agent sat down with members of MLT Vacations and learned that the company's successful show will have a new address in 2016. Read about that and other hot MLT news.


September 28, 2015 | News

An American tourist was shot to death during an apparent robbery attempt after leaving his hotel in a wealthy enclave of Medellin, Colombian authorities said Saturday.


September 3, 2015 | Deal

AdventureSmith Explorations is offering $250 off per person on a Peruvian Amazon cruise, plus an additional $250 off if combined with a Machu Picchu land tour. Here's what agents need to know.


July 30, 2015 | Deal

Zegrahm Expeditions announced a major 25 percent off deal for new bookings for the 2016 season. Sailing to Patagonia, Chile and Peru, guests will discover new cultures, climates and wildlife on the 17-to-19-day voyages.

Casa Palopo

February 23, 2015 | Deal

Casa Palopo, the seven-bedroom boutique hotel located on the shore of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, recently introduced a “Mayan Mind, Body & Soul” package.


January 21, 2011 | Deal

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Borton Overseas have launched a new promotion for the 2012 Grand Voyages including a $240 flight credit, if booked by July 15, 2011.

Registan Square was the heart of Samarkand, Uzbekistan, in ancient times and is a must-see today.

September 21, 2015 | Article | By Joe Pike, Natalie Maneval, Michelle Krol

There will always be intrepid clients who wish to go where others fear to tread. To prepare you for such clients, we examine 10 destinations-on-the-edge (and one all-but-forbidden nation) that have been kept out of the tourism mainstream either by remoteness, geological or political instability (real or perceived), controversy or a combination of factors.

Iceland’s capital Reykjavik is known for its buzzing nightlife.

September 8, 2015 | Article | By David Moseder, Joe Pike, Natalie Maneval, Mary Winston Nicklin

Our team of globetrotting editors and correspondents have identified a number of destinations that have been drawing new or renewed interest from savvy travelers. Here, beginning in Europe and circling the world until we reach the Caribbean, are a dozen of our top trending destinations.


April 20, 2015 | Article | By Ruthanne Terrero

Travel Agent magazine hosted a panel of top tourism officials in Berlin in March, just as ITB was opening. Watch as leaders from the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and Costa Rica gather to outline strategies for their tropical locales.

Galaxy, with its grand view of the Pitons, is the largest of the four Sanctuary

February 10, 2015 | Article | By Jena Tesse Fox, Joe Pike

Choosing the right place for your clients’ honeymoon could bring you repeat business and referrals. With so many suggestions, we've rounded up this list to get you started.

A Casa del Mar villa at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo

August 18, 2014 | Article | By David Moseder

There’s good news for golfers, skiers, pilgrims, LGBT travelers and chocoholics. Get the full breakdown here.

Seabourn will sail four 21- to 24-day voyages Between Valparaiso and Buenos Aires.

August 4, 2014 | Article | By Susan Young

Luxury lines offer enticing cruises to Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon and Patagonia. Get the breakdown of what agents can offer their clients.

Puerto Rico

August 11, 2011 | News | By Joe Pike

On the heels of Hilton Worldwide's recently released study on the most popular Caribbean destination for singles, I decided to chime in with a few picks of my own.


October 22, 2010 | News | By Kirk Cassels

It's quality, not quantity, this week, as readers and agents share their take on four topics of interest.


October 15, 2010 | News | By Joe Pike

Joe Pike arrived in Guatemala Thursday afternoon as part of Travel Agent's coverage of the Central America Travel Market Guatemala. His first stop is the 104-room Hotel Princess Guatemala.

W Santiago

April 20, 2010 | News | By Joe Pike

After a three-hour bus ride and a three-hour flight from Patagonia, we arrived at one of Chile’s newest hotels, the W Santiago.

Loberias del sur hotel

April 20, 2010 | News | By Joe Pike

Travel Agent’s fourth night and fifth day of our trip to Chile were spent at the impressive Loberias del sur hotel in the Patagonia region of the country.


April 19, 2010 | News | By Joe Pike

Travel Agent lugged our bags out of our rooms at about 6:30 a.m. and again boarded the Patagonia Express catamaran for the second time in two days.