Travel Talk

Travel Talk


Booking Family Vacations

Booking a family vacation has its own set of challenges, says Richard D’Ambrosio, communications director, Family Travel Association.
Japan is a hot destination for 2019.

Travel Talk: 2019: Set to Be a Banner Year

United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) active members are energized about 2019, with members saying they anticipate growth in sales.
Senior Travel Buddy matches senior solo buddies so they can travel together.

Attract New Clients: Think Outside the Box

A trio of travel advisors who gave us the 4-1-1 on how they are thinking outside the box to attract new clients. 
affluent client

Notes from Virtuoso Travel Week: Engaging the Affluent Client

Do you know what luxury travel means to today’s affluent clients? Do you know where they want to travel? We got answers to these questions at last month’s 30th annual Virtuoso Travel Week.
Hertz is adding Maserati vehicles to its Selezione Italia by Hertz Fun Collection in Italy.

Hitting the Open Road

Clients hitting the open road can expect luxury rentals in Italy, convenience in Orlando, and even the ability to check on their rental status using Amazon Alexa.
Agents booking through TravelBound can recommend faith-based clients visit the Barcelona Cathedral.

Travel Talk: Tips on Selling Faith-Based Travel

If you’re wondering which client from your database might be interested in booking faith-based trips, we have some guidelines and suggestions for you from industry execs.
Intrepid Travel hosts solo travel around the globe, including Vietnam.

Travel Talk: Solo Travel

Solo travel is showing an upward climb in popularity and what better way is there to re-engage with our own souls than by traveling alone to experience other cultures and meet new people, so we decided to put a spin on traditional love and dedicate the monthly Travel Talk column to this growing market segment. 
Accommodations at the new Conrad Bengaluru in India.

Travel Talk: Hilton Worldwide

Beyond sumptuous accommodations and top-notch service, today’s luxury travelers are looking for an experience that takes them into the heart of a destination.
Rendering of tent villa accommodations at Rosewood Luang Prabang in Laos.

Travel Talk: Hotel Openings in Exotic Destinations

We put the focus on hotel openings in exotic locales—from Asia to Australia.
G Adventures is offering active itineraries around the world under its 18-to-Thirtysomething portfolio.

Travel Talk: New Tours to Bucket List Worthy Destinations

New tours to the destinations on your clients’ bucket list expand your options to offer them a unique experience.
The bleisure traveler is looking to mix business with a leisure vacation.

Travel Talk: Bleisure Travel

The line between business and leisure travel continues to blur, so much so that the term “bleisure” is now commonplace.
At the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel.

Travel Talk

From faith-based tours to what's new in rail travel, this month's Travel Talk sums it up.
Poolside at the Hilton Rio de Janeiro.

Travel Talk

New hotels and new flights—here's what you need to know.
Suite accommodations at the newly opened Naia Resort and Spa in Belize.

Travel Talk: Seatrade

We attended Seatrade last month and got the scoop on what’s new in cruising, which we’ve covered both in...
Opposite page: Rendering of the pool at the Club Med Samoens, which will open this December in the French Alps.

Travel Talk: Updates in the Hotel Landscape

The hotel landscape around the globe is ever-evolving, with top brands adding and refurbishing properties from the Maldives to the French Al
Avanti offers bike tours in several destinations.

Travel Talk: Wellness

Here's what's new for hotels and tours. This month we're focusing on hotels with a wellness perk and biking tours.
Insight Vacations is expanding its Luxury Gold portfolio.

Travel Talk

Here's all you need to know to stay informed on what's new in travel.

Travel Talk: Let’s Talk

This month we’re introducing a new column in which we’ll be reporting on new products and trends across the industry.
Insight Vacations is offering new tours to the Galapagos Islands.

Tour Talk: New Tours Around the Globe

Tour operators are gearing up for the new year with a bounty of new offers and itineraries around the globe.
Great Wolf Lodge offers 13 resorts across North America with indoor waterparks.

Hotel Desk: Authentic Experiences

Hotels around the globe are upping the ante on authentic experiences with refreshed properties, dolled up suites, Zen getaways and classic family fun.