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September 23, 2014 | News | By Newswire

The Trump International Hotel Las Vegas has introduced a new family-friendly travel package aimed at providing a "glamping" experience. more >>

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September 23, 2014 | News

According to a recent survey by AAA, 85 percent of Americans find travel agents provide cost-effective, trouble-free, personalized vacation planning. more >>


September 23, 2014 | News | By Newswire

The latest social engineering tactics, fraud trends, law enforcement efforts, and the industry’s response to the changing fraud landscape will be... more >>

john werner

September 23, 2014 | News | By Newswire

John Werner, president and COO of MAST Travel Network, praised Signature Travel Network's recent decision to require members to belong to the... more >>


September 23, 2014 | News

There is no shortage of good food in Santa Fe, where the many casual and gourmet takes on the state's trademark chile dishes are almost as big a draw... more >>


September 23, 2014 | News

The mountain-hugging terraced vineyards on the Douro River produce one of the most recognizable wines in the world. Here's what travelers can expect... more >>


September 23, 2014 | Deal

The Grand Hyatt New York is offering the first 60 guests with iPhone 6s complimentary Gold Hyatt Passport points. more >>


September 23, 2014 | Deal

Guests who book a new seven-day or longer cruise from Sept. 23-24, 2014, on Norwegian Breakaway or Norwegian Gem will receive up to $100 in credits... more >>

fiesta grand americana

September 22, 2014 | Deal

​Guests visiting Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach now through the end of 2015 have the opportunity to receive an extra $1,000 resort credit. more >>

star clippers

September 19, 2014 | Deal

Star Clippers is offering an additional 2 percent bonus commission on bookings made from now until Dec. 1. The offer is good for every Star Clippers... more >>


September 11, 2014 | Deal

Travelers looking for a winter vacation can take advantage of Club Med's winter 'Sun and Ski' discount packages, starting at $129 per night. more >>


September 9, 2014 | Deal

Carnival is also offering travel agents one free cruise berth for every 10 full fare guests berthed, compared to the line’s current policy of one... more >>

The Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suite at Rosewood Mayakoba floats graciously above the lagoon’s waters.

September 15, 2014 | Article | By David Moseder

The most recent Destination Weddings Study from shows that Mexico was the destination of choice for nearly one in four couples. Here's... more >>

Royal Caribbean International vessels visit Icy Strait Point in Alaska, where zip-line tours are a popular shore activity.

September 15, 2014 | Article | By Susan Young

Exploring North America’s last frontier, Alaska, remains a “bucket list” item for many travelers. Here's everything travel agents need to know. more >>


September 15, 2014 | Article | By Meagan Drillinger

Surprises await travelers who think the destination is only about casinos. more >>

View from the veranda of an Ocean View Junior Suite (#610) at Elbow Beach Resort.

September 15, 2014 | Article | By Joe Pike

Here’s a trio of high-end resorts that both couples and families can enjoy. more >>

terrah rominger

September 15, 2014 | Article

In our recent “Where Are They Now?” cover story spotlighting some former 30Under30 winners, Travel Agent incorrectly stated that agent Daniela... more >>

ruthanne terrero

September 15, 2014 | Article | By Ruthanne Terrero

Here are some top tips for travel consultants culled from our September 15 cover story. more >>

Le Reminet

September 22, 2014 | Blog | By Richard Nahem

Dining in Paris can be expensive and the top starred restaurants command a 300-400 euro price tag per person for dinner. Our Paris blogger has... more >>

molitor pool

August 21, 2014 | Blog | By Richard Nahem

Nestled in a quiet upscale residential area next to the Bois de Boulogne Park and the Roland Garros Tennis Center is the latest five-star concept... more >>

pierre herme

July 28, 2014 | Blog | By Richard Nahem

It’s summertime in Paris and what better way to beat the heat than to enjoy the extravagant, delicious, and sophisticated ice cream the city has to... more >>


June 26, 2014 | Blog | By Richard Nahem

Our Paris Blogger uncovers some French cuisine secrets at a Loire Valley Chateau. Find out more here. more >>

luxembourg gardens

May 23, 2014 | Blog | By Richard Nahem

One of the most pleasurable activities travelers can experience is a stroll through one of the parks and settling themselves on a chair to enjoy. Our... more >>


May 2, 2014 | Blog | By Jena Tesse Fox

I’m on location at the Walt Disney World Resort to learn more about some new developments here, including MyMagic+, a major new high-tech... more >>

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