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July 31, 2015 | News

Mexican authorities say they will spend about $9.1 million and hire 4,600 temporary workers to clean up mounds of seaweed that have accumulated in... more >>

Gleneagles Resort

July 31, 2015 | News

Kids now can go off-road and drive through water-filled ditches and have a lot more fun at Gleneagles Resort in Scotland. See what your kids could do... more >>


July 31, 2015 | News | By Newswire

Crystal Cruises has announced that it will be offering new in-room luxury spa products by ETRO on select sailings aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal... more >>

rahul chakkara

July 31, 2015 | News | By Newswire

Costa Group has named Rahul Chakkara as the company's newest chief digital officer. Take a look at the new hire. more >>


July 31, 2015 | News

Travel Agent is counting down to its Emerging Destinations feature, which spotlights the top up-and-coming hot spots your clients will be heading to... more >>

laptop bag

July 31, 2015 | News | By Newswire

Citing an increase in customers traveling with hand baggage that exceeds their allowance, British Airways has introduced a series of changes to its... more >>


December 31, 2015 | Deal

Goway is offering six Australian vacations specifically tailored for families, all including two-bedroom apartment-style accommodation with kitchen... more >>


July 31, 2015 | Deal

Tours Specialists is offering new Portugal and Spain fam trips for this vacation season. Discover iconic villages, historic churches, cultural... more >>

American Airlines

July 31, 2015 | Deal

Travel Impressions, in partnership with American Airlines, is offering an exclusive promotion with discounts on business class fares to the Caribbean... more >>


July 30, 2015 | Deal

Now through September 18, Windstar Cruises is offering exclusive package deals for solo travelers. Guests can save up to 25 percent on trips when... more >>


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... more >>


July 28, 2015 | Deal

The Venetian is now offering guests a new way to enjoy the last of summer. Check out the poolside deal now. more >>

Balcony stateroom on the MSC Divina, host ship of the “Holistic Holiday at Sea” cruise sailing round-trip from Miami on March 14

November 9, 2015 | Article | By Susan Young

As the year winds down, it’s a great time to take stock of cruise sales. Why not promote a group theme cruise or special-themed option offered by a... more >>

Pinhao is situated on the banks of the Douro River. Its countryside beckons wine aficionados.

July 31, 2015 | Article | By Susan Young

We reached out to some top river cruise sellers to get their sales and marketing insight into the pros of selling two river systems that often appeal... more >>

A zipline enthusiast glides over a waterfall on a KapohoKine Adventures tour.

July 28, 2015 | Article | By David Moseder

Ziplines have sprung up throughout Hawaii’s diverse landscape. Here is a sampling of options available in the Aloha State. more >>

For the big bicentennial of the battle of Waterloo, a cutting-edge new museum called the 1815 Memorial was unveiled in May.

July 27, 2015 | Article | By Mary Winston Nicklin

From a European Capital of Culture designation for Mons to the Waterloo bicentennial, there are plenty of reasons to send clients to Belgium this... more >>

Belle Mont Farm is a collection of 84 guesthouses and seven four-bedroom farmhouses.

July 22, 2015 | Article | By Joe Pike

Last December Travel Agent got a chance to check out Belle Mont Farm, the first of three hotels slated to open in the long-delayed Kittian Hill... more >>

Ruthanne Terrero, Vice President—Content/Editorial Director

July 21, 2015 | Article | By Ruthanne Terrero

If you’re an experienced travel agent, what type of example are you setting for these newbies? Setting a good example and sharing a few words of... more >>

la reserve paris

July 27, 2015 | News | By Richard Nahem

The five-star hotel market in Paris has become quite competitive in recent years with opening of the Shangri-La, Mandarin Oriental, and the... more >>


June 29, 2015 | News | By Richard Nahem

Most people envision Paris at the end of July and during the month of August as having empty streets and deserted boulevards. But with more Parisians... more >>


May 18, 2015 | News | By Richard Nahem

Many of the top gourmet and food shops in Paris are situated on the historic Place de la Madeleine. Here is a look at the yummiest. more >>

jean-paul gautier

April 22, 2015 | News | By Richard Nahem

In 2015 Paris celebrates the masters of fashion with an exceptional plethora of fashion exhibits. Here is a comprehensive list of them. more >>

the peninsula paris

March 23, 2015 | News | By Richard Nahem

Making its grand entrance into the crowded European luxury market, Peninsula Hotels has recently opened The Peninsula Paris. Our Paris blogger takes... more >>


February 25, 2015 | News | By Richard Nahem

Spring 2015 is shaping up to be a prolific and busy cultural season in Paris. Our Paris blogger has a hand-picked list of some of the top events. more >>

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