Kaskades Suites at Gale South Beach. Gale South Beach is now offering a 25-suite-only wing—Kaskades Suites at Gale South Beach.
The new MSC Seaside ship is a mega ocean liner that will dock at the Port of Miami. Recommend attended Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 and walked away with a few notable news briefs from this year’s conference held in Miami Beach.
The Florida Keys’ Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival. The Florida Keys’ Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival takes place May 16.
View from one of the Terrace King Suites. Recently, our Associate Editor took a trip down to Miami Beach to check out the recently renovated Stiles Hotel, formerly The Hotel Nash.
The Palms’ Do Good, Feel Good package allows guests to participate in a beach cleanup. Guests at The Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach can take part in the Do Good, Feel Good package, a good fit for nature-minded or eco-friendly travelers.
Heli-skiing in Alaska with Chugach Powder Guides. (Photo credit: Adam Clark/CPG) If you have clients searching for an adventurous ski journey in Alaska, book them a tour with Chugach Powder Guides (CPG)—a local tour operator able to take travelers on heart-pounding ski tours into the Alaskan backcountry.
A residentially-appointed guestroom at the Viceroy Miami. The Viceroy Miami offers two package stays for guests visiting downtown Miami.
Travelers visit Denali National Park by train. Alaska Heritage Tours is offering a 2-day journey from Anchorage to Talkeetna, where travelers will enjoy the Alaskan wilderness via a train ride and rafting trip.
Before Adam M. Goldstein, chairman of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and president/COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., gave the packed audience at Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 a report of the cruise industry, he said these words: “Travel agents remain, in many respects, the backbone of our industry despite the fact that there have been radical changes in the way that people research and think about their cruise vacations—travel agents still overwhelmingly distribute our cruises to the public.” Positive words to accompany the positive results Goldstein reported of today’s state of the cruise industry.
Andy Stuart is named Norwegian’s new president and COO. Recommend had a chance to catch up with the new president & COO of Norwegian Cruise Line, Andy Stuart, at Cruise Shipping Miami—the industry’s largest cruise conference held in Miami Beach.
Visit Alaska’s National Parks with John Hall’s Alaska. John Hall’s Alaska is offering the National Parks of Alaska itinerary.
Paddleboarding in Palm Island. (Photo courtesy of Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau) If you are selling ACTIVE vacations throughout the state of Florida, or are interested in delving into this market, this is the course for you.
Collette opens an office in Sydney. Collette is offering agent FAMs around the globe, and is reaching out to clients beyond North America with the opening of its fourth worldwide office in Sydney.
Karisma’s travel agent portal. Karisma Hotels & Resorts announced exclusive new bonuses and enhancements to its Gourmet Inclusive Agent Rewards program and Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant program.
Trafalgar and Brendan Vacations offers savings on world-wide vacations. Trafalgar and Brendan Vacations are offering guests savings, plus two agent incentives for March.
Music is all around the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. From the restaurants to the spa, the lobby and outdoor spaces, classic tunes, pop music, and dance tracks vibrate in and around this all-inclusive property—and our Managing Editor was there for a few days to experience this music-infused hotel brand that holds the world’s largest collection of music memorabilia.
Starwood Hotels launches the SPG App for the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch launches in a couple of weeks, and Starwood is ready to start using its technology throughout its properties via the SPG APP.
The Ascot Racecourse in England hosted VisitBritain’s ExploreGB 2015. Late last month at the Ascot Racecourse in England, during VisitBritain’s flagship, brand-new event, ExploreGB 2015, which put 260 hosted international travel buyers from 40 countries eye-to-eye with Great British and Irish tourism suppliers and destinations, the media sat down for a lesson in English Literature.
Red Rock in Las Vegas. From outdoor excursions to Wild West adventures, ziplining, and skydiving, Las Vegas is filled with tours and attractions that your clients will love.
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Spring Selfie package is now available. The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, located in Palm Desert, California is offering the Your Spring Selfie package.