Can a travel agent sell an adventure to a client without telling them where they’re going?
From Brazil to Italy, Spain, Russia, Peru, Portugal and the U.S., food-based travel is in vogue — and the trend is growing.
Billings, Montana-based luxury, small group multi-sport tours provider Austin Adventures has launched its new eight-day Costa Rica: Chiquita Glamping and Pacuare River Raft program.
With year-round departures, the itinerary includes visits to the Curú National Wildlife Refuge, Carara National Park located in the transition zone between Costa Rica’s wet southeast and hotter, drier northwest, visit Cabecar Indian village and meet with the largest indigenous tribe in Costa Rica, whitewater rafting adventure in Costa Rica – on the Pacuare River (rated by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 river trips in the world). The per person double rate (based on a party of four or more) is from $3,998 for the core experience. Austin Adventures offers travel agents a 10 percent commission, and higher based on sales on volume.
Dubbed the “City of Passions,” Buenos Aires’ cruise season runs from October to April making wintertime in the northern hemisphere the optimum time to head to South America.
Portland, Oregon-based Avanti Destinations has more than tripled its Central and South America for travel options for 2018-2019.
This is the first ever city-to-city tourism partnership of its kind for Toronto and the first Canadian partnership for NYC & Company.
During his career, the longtime travel industry professional worked with Rail Europe, VisitBritain, Travellers International, and Wayne's World Media Group.
Agents have come to expect the most lavish and eye-catching properties throughout the Middle East in destinations such as Dubai and now, the Mondrian Doha has opened in the heart of West Bay, next to Lagoona Mall and Lusail City, in Qatar.
The 270-room Mondrian Doha is sbe’s first Middle Eastern property, and includes Penthouse studios and Studio suites with 59 suites in total, all of which feature bespoke miniature artworks, luxurious custom-made furniture and Swarovski crystal chandeliers.
Dining options at the new property include showcase local and international cuisines: Morimoto, CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Walima and Hudson Tavern as well as two bar outlets: Rise and Black Orchid, in addition to Magnolia Bakery in its lobby lounge.
sbe ’s established and upcoming hotel brands include SLS Hotel & Residences, Delano, Mondrian, Redbury, Hyde Hotel & Residences, Clift, Hudson, Morgans, and St Martins Lane. sbe has the following restaurants and lounges: Katsuya, Cleo, The Bazaar by José Andrés, Fi'lia by Michael Schwartz, Umami Burger, Hyde Lounge and Skybar. Following the acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group, sbe’s global portfolio includes more than 20 properties in nine gateway markets and more than 136 hotel, entertainment and food & beverage outlets.
In addition to its innovative culinary offering, the airline will provide in-flight streaming for smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
It's only been within the past 25 years that a commissioned effort was made in Dublin to unearth what turned out to be vast quantities of Viking relics.