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JetBlue Launches New Costa Rica Flights From Boston

JetBlue Airways recently announced the launch of its inaugural flight to Costa Rica on November 1 and will continue to travel weekly from Logan International Airport (BOS) to Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR). Named after a former Costa Rican...Read more

FITURGREEN 2015 to Promote Implementation of Sustainable Solutions

FITUR 2015, the International Tourism Trade Show organized by IFEMA, will be promoting within the context of FITURGREEN the competitiveness of the tourism sector, in terms of both companies and destinations, through the convergence of the most successful trends as...Read more

Context Tours Brings Its Scholar-Led Walking Programs to Buenos Aires

Context has its first destination in South America – Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital of Argentina. Working with local historians and experts, Context opens with a variety of innovative tours to help travelers understand and appreciate the city’s culturally rich...Read more

Chile: All-Inclusive Vira Vira Hacienda Hotel Opens in Pucon

Chile’s adventure capital Pucón welcomed the October 1 opening of the region’s first all-inclusive luxury lodge, Vira Vira Hacienda Hotel. More than a lodge, Vira Vira is a holistic retreat for the body and mind, located on the shore of...Read more

Honduras: Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering Discount, Free Nitrox on Utila Dive Package

Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas, a leader in dive travel, is offering dive packages to nearly 40 countries worldwide. Currently there are over 225 resorts and adventure operators along with 50 liveaboard dive vessels in their “Select Dive Destinations” program. Maduro is...Read more

Nicaragua: IHG Will Open First Holiday Inn Express for Managua

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will open the first Holiday Inn Express hotel for Managua, Nicaragua. The new-build, 114-room Holiday Inn Express Managua hotel is located minutes from the city center and within walking distance of the city’s most exclusive mall,...Read more

FRHI Hotels & Resorts Announces Double and Triple Member Bonus in Famous Agents Rewards Program

FRHI Hotels & Resorts has announced an exclusive member bonus through it’s Famous Agents travel agent education and rewards program. Through December 31, 2014, Famous Agents members who actualize qualified client room nights at participating hotels will earn double points....Read more

Live ABAV Coverage from São Paulo, Brazil — Day 4

See also: ABAV Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 ABAV is the Brazilian Association of Travel Agents, and ABAV has wrapped up its great shebang of a 42nd annual congress just this last weekend in São Paulo’s city-within-a-city...Read more

Live ABAV Coverage from São Paulo, Brazil — Day 3

The skies between the U.S. and Brazil have never been as crowded as, say, between the U.S. and the UK. But efforts to connect the two most populous countries in the Americas have nevertheless taken some unusual turns over the...Read more

Live ABAV Coverage from São Paulo, Brazil — Day 2

It used to be that the annual convention of the Brazilian Association of Travel Agents, or ABAV, devoted mornings to plenary sessions and workshops and afternoons to milling and contact-making in the exhibition hall. This year the educational program, in...Read more