AC Hotel

New AC Hotel Fort Lauderdale Sawgrass Mills/Sunrise Now Open

The new eight-story, 174-room, AC Hotel Fort Lauderdale Sawgrass Mills/Sunrise opened on 31. Mar, 2021 at Sawgrass Mills.

Los Cabos Becomes World’s First VERIFIED Destination

Los Cabos becomes the world’s first VERIFIED travel destination, announced Sharecare and the Los Cabos Tourism Board.
puerto rico's lessons

Puerto Rico’s Lessons in Crisis and Recovery

Discover Puerto Rico held a virtual panel discussion, “Lessons in Crisis and Recovery,” discussing what was learned while handling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jamaica Travel Specialist Advisory Committee Relaunches

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) relaunches its Jamaica Travel Specialist Advisory Committee to enhance the development of its current program.

Optimism for Summer Travel Season

MMGY's Portrait of American Travelers survey indicates unprecedented optimism from leisure travelers in advance of the summer travel season.
Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises to Require Vaccination Before Sailing

Windstar Cruises has announced that it will require guests to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination before sailing aboard its yachts.

Delta to Increase Service to Iceland

As Iceland welcomes fully vaccinated Americans for non-essential travel, Delta increases its flights to Reykjavik with new daily service.
trump hotels

Trump Hotels Dropped from Virtuoso Network

"Trump Hotels are no longer part of the Virtuoso network," Misty Belles told the Washington Post. The change went into effect on March 8, 2021.

The SAVE Act Helps Advisors with Grant Program

The SAVE Act would make travel agencies eligible for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program.
ID Travel

ID Travel Group Launches New Promotion

The ID Travel Group has launched the We’ve Got You Covered promotion, allowing cancellations while protecting advisor commission.
AIG Travel

AIG Travel Introduces Lodging Expense Coverage

AIG Travel has introduced optional lodging expense coverage for travelers barred from boarding a commercial aircraft back to the U.S. as a result of receiving a positive COVID test.
Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises Joins USTOA

Windstar Cruises has joined the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), bringing its current total to 49 Active Members representing 143 brands.

Croatia is Once Again Open for U.S. Travelers

Croatia is once again open for U.S. travelers. The country allowed U.S. travelers during its 2020 summer season, and is once again open for Americans.

Survey Says: 2021 Travel Plans are Underway

The Travel Leaders Network survey revealed 32 percent of clients have already booked their next vacation and 24 percent are planning their next vacation.

Iceland Opens to Vaccinated U.S. Travelers

Iceland opens to U.S. travelers as of Thursday, March 18, 2021. Vaccinated travelers and those with prior infection will be allowed to travel to Iceland.
Book with Confidence Policy

Seabourn Extends Book with Confidence Policy

Seabourn extends its “Book with Confidence” policy through May 31, 2021, providing travelers with more flexibility and options to cancel their booking.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings extends suspensions

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Extends Suspension

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings extends suspension of its global voyages, including Norwegian, Oceania and Regent Seven Seas Cruises through June.
Kessler Collection

Kessler Collection to Accept Cryptocurrency

The Kessler Collection is set to make history as the first luxury hotel group to accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment.

Hyatt Centric Beale St Memphis Opens Spring 2021

The new Hyatt Centric Beale St Memphis will open its doors in March 2021 with the only resort-style pool experience in the downtown area.
cruise vacations

HAL, Princess & Seabourn Extend Pause of Cruise Vacations

Holland America Line (HAL), Princess and Seabourn are extending their pause of cruise vacations, affecting cruises in Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean.