August 2016

Monthly Archives

  • FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show Reveals Panelists and Workshops

    August 30, 2016 By: Newswire Photo by CaryIves/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images The FCCA has announced the topics and panelists for workshops during the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from September 26-30.  The workshops, led by cruise executives and knowledgeable industry experts, will focus on major […]

  • Nickelodeon Punta Cana Debuts Villa Modeled After SpongeBob’s Home

    August 29, 2016 By: Newswire Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Viacom, Inc. executives with SpongeBob SquarePants at The Pineapple at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana Travel Agent was on hand for the debut of Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana back in June, but there was one vital component to this family-friendly, all-inclusive […]

  • The true value of visiting Jamaica can’t be found in all-inclusive hotels

    One of the first questions you will ask yourself is: Where should I stay? Sometimes those all-inclusive offers can be appealing, because of low-prices and the fact that you don’t have to worry about anything. However, you should ask yourself a very different question. We from REAL JAMAICA do not support all-inclusive hotels or resorts. […]

  • Seabourn’s 2017, 2018 Season Highlights New Ship

    August 26, 2016 By: Newswire Photo by Seabourn Seabourn has announced its new schedule for the fall 2017 and winter 2018 seasons, complete with 36 new itineraries and 96 departures ranging from seven to 152 days in length. In addition to the itineraries, Seabourn invites guests to experience the newest addition to the […]

  • Hawaii's Most Romantic Travel Recommendations

    August 25, 2016 Chances are when you ask your coupled clients (and even some wishful singles) to name their swoon-worthy destinations, Hawaii is a popular choice. Hawaii has consistently ranked among the leading destination weddings and honeymoons hot spots for years, which has fueled more romance-focused hotel programming and couples-only packages across the islands. The […]

  • Carnival Miracle to Offer an Alaska Cruise From Long Beach, California

    August 24, 2016 By: Newswire Carnival Cruise Line has announced that, for the first time, it will offer a 14-day Alaska cruise roundtrip from Long Beach, California, in September 2017 onboard Carnival Miracle.  The itinerary, which is part of the line’s Carnival Journeys cruise enrichment series, will depart Long Beach September 2, 2017, and return […]

  • A Music Festival in the Blue Mountains

    It is a weekend of Jamaican music showcasing established and new artists and dub poets on the first day. Day 2 features rasta and mento drummers, dancers and and other cultural aspects as well as more music. Both days offer an array of Jamaican food from many vendors, and adventures in the beautiful blue mountains. […]

  • AAA: River Cruise Bookings Up 16 Percent

    August 19, 2016 By: Newswire Consumer interest in river cruising is growing exponentially, according to a new travel survey by AAA. 14 percent of Americans have enjoyed a river cruise, the report says, but approximately four in 10 would consider river cruising for an upcoming vacation. Following this trend, AAA’s river cruise bookings have increased […]

  • UnCruise Adventures Releases New Logo, 2017-18 Brochures

    August 18, 2016 By: Newswire UnCruise Adventures is celebrating 20 years of small-ship adventure cruising with a brand update. Travel agents ordering the new brochure will notice changes such as a new logo and the removal of the dash in “UnCruise,” as well as several new itineraries.  The company’s boutique yachts carry between 22 and 88 […]

  • Debi Bishop Named New Managing Director at Hilton Hawaiian Village

    August 16, 2016 By: Newswire Hilton Worldwide has announced that Debi Bishop has been named managing director of its flagship resort in Hawaii, Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu.   Bishop brings with her 30 years of industry experience as she takes the helm of the company’s largest hotel, which encompasses 22 beachfront acres […]