Agents' Choice 2018

Resorts

Karisma Invites Agents to Shine Bright And Win

Karisma Invites Agents to Shine Bright And Win Karisma Hotels & Resorts has launched a “Frost Yourself Campaign,” an initiative incentivizing the travel agent community to win Tiffany & Co diamonds each month throughout 2018. Each month beginning Feb. 22, Karisma’s signature What’s New online seminar will randomly select... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Resorts

GHA By The Numbers

GHA By The Numbers Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) reports that overall room-revenue produced by its DISCOVERY loyalty program members increased 9% to US$1.51 billion, of which cross-brand revenue (i. e. revenue produced by members who enrolled at one brand and then stayed at another) grew 21% to exceed US$100... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Tourism Organizations

Playacar Palace Unveils Complete Transformation

Playacar Palace Unveils Complete Transformation Mexico's five-star Playacar Palace has reopened following an extensive, US$14 million multi-phase remodel. The all-inclusive resort for couples, families and groups is located on the white sands of Playa del Carmen, just steps away from the Quinta Avenida. Renovation details include... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Resorts

Paradise Beach Resort Debuts Beach Houses

Paradise Beach Resort Debuts Beach Houses Nevis' Paradise Beach Resort is expanding with the addition of five new, two-bedroom Beach Houses slated for completion in March. A rarity in the Caribbean, the Beach Houses will be the first built on Nevis hovering above the pristine, white, sandy beach. Raised on stilts over the resort’s... more ›
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Get Ready For Carnival In Haiti

Get Ready For Carnival In Haiti One of Haiti's historic hotels is encouraging travellers to visit the Caribbean destination to celebrate Carnival 2018 next month. Marc Pierre-Louis, general manager of Le Plaza Hotel, said this year's festival, the theme of which is “Ayiti sou wout chanjman” (Haiti on the road to... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Destinations, Events, Hotels, News, Resorts

Let It Shine

Iberostar Set To Write Its Next Chapter

Let It Shine Amid an ambitious global expansion plan to open 15 hotels across destinations like Montenegro and Cuba in the next year, Iberostar Group has unveiled a new brand strategy complete with a colour-coded segmentation of its properties, a redesigned logo and the tagline Let It Shine, reports assistant... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Trends & Research

Prince Rewards Agents

Prince Rewards Agents Prince Resorts Hawaii has just launched the 2018 Plumeria Rewards -- a new loyalty program for travel agents. Plumeria Rewards is available at all three Prince Resorts Hawaii properties: Prince Waikiki, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. The program was developed to... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Destinations, Hotels, Resorts

Giving Back With The Sandals Foundation

Reading Road Trip Provides Visitors With A Chance To Give Back

Giving Back With The Sandals Foundation Yesterday, Press Today's Ashley Rochefort had a chance to take part in the Sandals Foundation’s Reading Road Trip in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. It was quite an experience, and what follows is the story she has to tell: We visited the grade one class at Ianthe Pratt Primary... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, On The Road Again, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Transat Picks Solé

Appointment Lays Foundation For Sun Destinations Hotel Chain

Transat Picks Solé Transat has named Jordi Solé as president of its new hotel division. His appointment is effective Feb. 20 and he will lead Transat's entire hotel development operations in the Caribbean and Mexico – two markets where the international tourism company has been active for 30 years. In... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators

Karisma Unveils 2018 Fam Schedule

Karisma Unveils 2018 Fam Schedule Designed to help agents sell Karisma’s award-winning properties, each of the four-day, three-night trips provide a first-hand Gourmet Inclusive Experience and include round-trip transportation from Cancun International Airport and to all scheduled activities. Trips showcase each of... more ›
Posted in Fams, Resorts
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