Top Stories: Leisure Travel
Guadalajara Outlines Plan To Boost Tourism, Says Agents Hold Major Role

Known as Latin America’s Silicon Valley, Guadalajara is looking to expand beyond the niche and make a push into leisure tourism. And it is asking travel agents to help.

Trending Under the Umbrella of Wellness Travel: More Product for Agents to Sell

New retreats, new showpiece spas, multi-day programs at resorts, themed tours from operators, and other initiatives continue to grow the wellness-travel sector.

TSA Removes Head Of Security After Congressional Scrutiny

As complaints about long lines at security checkpoints grow, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has removed its head of security Kelly Hoggan from his post because of “mismanagement.”

EgyptAir Plane Goes Missing Midair

Flight 804 was traveling from Paris to Cairo when it disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea.

Where U.S. Travelers Plan To Visit This Year

A new survey shows Europe still tops the list.

Senators Say Carry-Ons Are Clogging Security Lines

As DHS asks for traveler patience, two senators call out the airlines, saying checked baggage fees are to blame.

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We stopped taking the bargain hunters and focused on the complex FITs and river cruises. It happened naturally; the business you take is the business you make, I believe. When we learned to say no to what we didn't want, our requests turned into the kind we were saying yes to every time.

Heather Christopher
Travel Consulting

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Best New Cruise Ships Hitting The Seas In 2016

1. Carnival Vista

2. Holland America's ms Koningsdam

3. Regent's Seven Seas Explorer

4. Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas

5. Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas

6. Seabourn Encore

7. Viking Sea

8. AIDAprima