Iberostar Launches Plastics Initiative

Hotel Group Eliminating Single Use Plastics From All Hotel Rooms

Iberostar Launches Plastics Initiative Iberostar Group is eliminating single use plastics from all of its hotel rooms. The company – with over 110 hotels in its portfolio – will initially implement the program at its 36 hotels in Spain beginning in June and by 2019, all of its hotel rooms around the world will be single use... more ›
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What’s In A Name 

Karisma Changes Names Of Some Azul Beach Resorts 

What’s In A Name  Karisma Hotels & Resorts is advising travel agents of some name changes for some of its Azul Beach Resorts by Karisma. The company will be rolling out the modifications on its websites, travel agent portal and social media pages this month, and notes that it appreciates any updates... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts

Discover Mexico’s Caribbean Coast

Experiencing Cancun And Cozumel With Presidente InterContinental

Discover Mexico’s Caribbean Coast A short drive from the brochure-worthy, palm tree lined beaches Cancun is known for, travellers can find themselves in virtually another world – and in another time, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. A small but well-preserved example... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tourism Organizations

Sandals Launches New Agent Reward Program

'Points to Paradise' Initiative Replaces Sell ‘n Go!

Sandals Launches New Agent Reward Program Unique Vacations Inc, an affiliate of the worldwide representatives of Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, has introduced a new innovative commission program for travel agents – “Points to Paradise.” According to officials, the program allows agents to earn more per booking, with... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Resorts

Deals From explora

Deals From explora Chilean lodge company explora, which has upscale properties in largely remote areas of Chile and Peru, is marking its 25th anniversary by offering discounts of up to 50%. “25 years ago we dared to propose a new way of traveling based on the deep discovery and exploration of remote and... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts, Specials, Travel Agents

The Latest In Luxury

Paradisus Playa Mujeres Set To Launch In Mexico

The Latest In Luxury Meliá Hotels International has announced its latest addition in Mexico with the launch of Paradisus Playa Mujeres in Q1 2019. The luxury hotel will be Mexico's fifth Paradisus branded property. Nestled just off the coast of Cancun with sugary soft white-sand beaches and sweeping coastlines,... more ›
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Take The Kids On An Adventure

Take The Kids On An Adventure This spring, Club Med is making family vacation planning simple and affordable. When booking a family getaway from April 4 to April 10, kids under 12 will stay free with the purchase of any adult ticket. For an all-inclusive price of just $1649 per adult, families can escape to Club Med's... more ›
Posted in Hotels, Resorts, Specials, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Check Out Sandals’ April Webinars

Check Out Sandals’ April Webinars As part of its weekly webinar series hosted by resort management teams, Sandals Resorts has unveiled the upcoming schedule for April. Created exclusively for travel agents, the virtual sessions take place for 30 minutes every Friday afternoon and provide useful, up-to-the-minute information... more ›
Posted in Events, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Now This Is BIG

Apple Leisure Group, The Mark Travel Corporation To Join Forces

Now This Is BIG Apple Leisure Group and The Mark Travel Corporation have signed a definitive agreement to join forces to create an integrated leisure travel and technology solutions company. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. Apple Leisure Group is a leading seller of... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Technology, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Joining Forces

Resort To The Best, Canlink Travel Getting Together

Joining Forces Resort To The Best and Canlink Travel have announced an agreement that will see the two companies join forces. The combined companies, operating as Canlink Travel, will bring together marketing initiatives and synergies that have been built throughout each of their many years serving their... more ›
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