Jim Lutz Named President of IGTOA

Jim Lutz, a veteran in the international travel community and director of Vaya Adventures, a specialist in bespoke travel to Latin America, was recently appointed President of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA), announced Matt Kareus, Executive Director. “I’m...Read more

Sandra Naranjo Appointed Ecuador’s New Minister of Tourism

Sandra Naranjo was appointed Minister of Tourism in Ecuador on July 1st after working five years as the General Coordinator of Control and Management of Presidential Commitments for President Rafael Correa Delgado. Naranjo assumes the position of Minister of Tourism...Read more

IHG Launches Fantastic Escape Packages for Hotels in Latin America, Caribbean and Mexico

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is inviting travelers to plan their ideal vacation with “Fantastic Escapes”. From now through December 31, 2014, book the Fantastic Escapes package and stay at any of the more than 200 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne...Read more

Argentina: Christmas and New Year in Patagonia with Special INCA Package

The adventure of a lifetime awaits in one of earth’s last unspoiled frontiers this holiday season. There are no chaotic shopping malls in Patagonia. Just wild lands of windswept steppes, jaw-dropping mountains, cascading waterfalls, azure lakes and ancient glaciers. The...Read more

TWIN Expands Its South American Presence with Brazilian Addition

Travelsavers Worldwide Independent Network (TWIN) has expanded its Brazilian presence with the addition of Exodus Viagens e Turismo. Brazil is the third South American country TWIN has a presence in; the others are Colombia and Argentina. “We’re very happy to...Read more

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, Costa Rica Receives Preferred Property Designation

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, Costa Rica recently received official designation as a Preferred Property within the Virtuoso travel network. Since opening in late December, 2013, the property has received positive reviews from guests and industry insiders alike, all culminating in this...Read more

Experience Unspoiled, Enchanting Nicaragua with Cox & Kings

Go off the beaten path with Cox & Kings to discover the magic of Nicaragua, one of Latin America’s most fascinating and emerging destinations. With elegant colonial architecture, a colorful history and an array of natural wonders including volcanoes, a...Read more

Belize: Chabil Mar Resort and Amber Sunsets Resort Offer Discounts in August, September

Enjoy a 7-night ‘Belize Jungle and Sea Vacation Package‘ at two luxury boutique resorts, Amber Sunset Jungle Resort (Inland at Cayo, Belize) & Chabil Mar Resort (Seaside at Placencia Village, Belize) – with a choice of 3 and/or 4 night...Read more

Latin American Adventure Destinations Receive 2014 Tour Operator Scholarships

In order to foster innovative and meaningful growth of the adventure travel industry and to provide financial support to early-stage adventure tourism enterprises, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and the legal office of Rome McGuigan, P.C., adventure travel legal...Read more

Belize: SunBreeze Hotel Offering $100 Off Per Person on Dive Package

Perfect, relaxed, great staff and comfortable are some of the more common terms used in guest reviews at SunBreeze Hotel, which is located beachfront in the town of San Pedro, a multi cultural island, steps from the Caribbean Sea. From...Read more