NACTA Agents Sail to Higher Paying Waters

The National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) says independent travel consultants have been pulling away from mainstream and mid-market cruise lines to mitigate low cruise fares and non-commissionable fees (NCFs) and, instead, selling all inclusive vacations, luxury and river...Read more

Italy: Village of Bibione Launches Social Media Promotion to Highlight Family Friendly Activities

Consorzio Bibione Live has announced “#Bibione4love”, an initiative aimed to promote Bibione as travel destination for family and kids. Bibione will host journalists, bloggers and Instagrammers with their families to discover and experience Bibione. “Bibione undertakes a process of communication...Read more

Micronesia: Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering Savings, Second Diver Dives Free on Yap Package

If you are lucky, you may have seen a manta or two while diving, but in the waters off the island of Yap, it’s not uncommon to see a dozen or so 12-18ft wide mantas slowly going past you or...Read more

Caradonna Dive Adventures Launches Buy One, Get One Offer

Caradonna Dive Adventures operates scuba dive travel holidays throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and The Pacific. As a leading dive and adventure travel wholesaler in the U.S., Caradonna has strong relationships with numerous tourist boards and airlines worldwide. The...Read more

Costa Rica: Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering Discounts on Liberia 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

Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering 7-Night Cozumel Dive Package from $1,296

Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas,  known as a leader in dive travel, 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. There...Read more

Dominican Republic: Bavaro Beach Recipient of TripAdvisor’s ‘Travelers Choice’ Award

Bávaro Beach, home to the adults-only all-inclusive Barcelo Bávaro Beach Resort, is a recipient of TripAdvisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice award. The award, which is based on reader-generated travel advice from the world’s largest travel website, ranked Bávaro Beach as one...Read more

Grand Cayman: Morritt’s Resort Unveils New Luxury Property, Offers 10 Percent Commission on Bookings

Morritt’s Resort – a 184-unit property offering “home away from home” vacations – will open The Londoner, a 20-unit luxury section of the property, as the company celebrates its Silver Anniversary this month. Vacationers can book The Londoner’s Grand Opening...Read more

Turks & Caicos: The Sands at Grace Bay Offers 4th Night Free Deal on Fourth of July Weekend

The Sands at Grace Bay is offering a fourth night free deal that is valid for travel over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, which also coincides with Turks & Caicos’ annual “Race For The Conch” open-water swim race scheduled...Read more

CTO to Take Agents on Adventure During Caribbean Week New York

Adventure travel is the antithesis of lying on the perfect Caribbean beach and is a quickly developing tourism niche market currently estimated at US $263 billion. During Caribbean Week New York, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) plans to position the...Read more