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A vintage car on the streets of Havana.(Photo courtesy of Travoca.)

Posted on January 21st, 2015

Cuba’s New Travel Regulations

For over 50 years, travel to Cuba has been limited from the U.S., but as of last Friday, new travel rules between the two countries are now in effect. This could mean big changes for both travelers and travel advisors, but tell clients not to start packing just yet.



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A camel caravan through the Sahara with Cox & Kings.

Posted on January 6th, 2015

Travel Trends for 2015

It’s officially 2015, so we’ve scanned our inbox to see what tour operators and other industry insiders are saying about travel trends in 2015. Here’s the scoop from our inbox to yours.



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Japan's anime culture in Tokyo.

Posted on December 31st, 2014

Japan with G Adventures

In the January issue of Recommend, we gave you four of our favorite city picks that illustrate both the hip and traditional sides of Japan. G Adventures offers two itineraries to explore this picturesque country filled with anime culture and vast traditions. Here are some hidden gems your clients should take in.



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Beer bike tours, a different perspective on Berlin.

Posted on December 16th, 2014

Visiting Berlin: Course 101

Drawing up a list of “10 Top Things to See & Do” in Berlin would be rather presumptuous for a first-time tourist; however, recently Recommend’s Latin America editor and her husband followed a 101 beginners-in-Berlin course full of head-turning urban delights. Here are a few of the highlights.



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The Bangkok Ball Drop at lebua Hotels & Resorts.

Posted on December 16th, 2014

Ring in 2015 with Fab Getaways

If your clients are still deciding on where to ring in 2015, we’ve rounded up three properties with fabulous celebrations—from a festive ball drop in Thailand to celebrations in Chicago, as well as a white party in South Beach.



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The Grand Harbour in Valletta. (Photo credit: Clive Vella.)

Posted on December 15th, 2014

Private Malta Tours

The Corinthia Palace Hotel & SPA in Malta and beyond3sixty, the island’s luxury holiday tour specialist, have partnered together on an exclusive tour program, Private Malta.



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