Let The Travel Institute Help You Pitch Paradise to Your Clients

With frigid temperatures currently hammering much of the country, now is the time to “pitch the paradise” of destinations like Hawaii to your clients. The Travel Institute has just the tool to help you do that with the updated Destination...Read more

AmaWaterways Confirms Passing of Co-Founder Jimmy Murphy

AmaWaterways has confirmed the passing of company co-founder Jimmy Murphy. Murphy passed away on December 19, 2014 at the age of 82, surrounded by family. Rudi Schreiner, president and co-owner of AmaWaterways said, “I have known Jimmy Murphy for 25...Read more

Book a North Pole Expedition Aboard Quark Expedition’s ’50 Years of Victory’ Icebreaker Vessel

Quark Expeditions is celebrating the return of iconic nuclear icebreaker 50 Years of Victory to its fleet for 2016 through 2018. Quark announced that the legendary expedition ship, previously scheduled to be retired at the end of 2015, is now...Read more

Discover Uganda’s Unique Treasures

Have you booked any trips to Uganda recently? How about other east African destinations? The first six months of 2014 broke records for African arrivals; American travel to Africa was soaring until ebola hit the news in March. The fact...Read more

Britain: Mondrian London at Sea Containers Opens Its Doors

Morgans Hotel Group has opened its newest hotel, Mondrian London at Sea Containers, a 359-room luxury hotel fusing inventive food, beverage and entertainment offerings with a design that produces a vibrant hub on London’s South Bank. The first Mondrian-branded hotel...Read more

Playa Resorts Names Pilar Arizmendi Director of Sales & Marketing for Mexico

Playa Resorts Management has announced the appointment of Pilar Arizmendi as Director of Sales and Marketing for Mexico. Playa Resorts Management is the operational management component of Playa Hotels & Resorts, B.V. Arizmendi joins Playa from Las Brisas Hotel Collection...Read more

Hilton Announces Canopy by Hilton, New Lifestyle Brand

Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Canopy by Hilton, a new hotel brand that aims to redefine the lifestyle category around the mindset of today’s leisure and business travelers. Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide, unveiled...Read more

Latest ARC Report Shows U.S. Travel Agencies’ Air Ticket Sales Running 4.78 Percent Ahead of 2013

ARC reports that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 4.78 percent year-over-year in the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $70.6 billion versus $67.3 billion in...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

Germany: Hotels Offering Custom Packages for 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

November 9, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To honor the anniversary, a series of special events and exhibitions are planned to take place throughout the city, focusing on the division of Germany...Read more