Younger Agents Follow Their Passion

New agents coming from other industries use tech savvy to enhance businesses

Announcing the Fourth Annual Reader Photo Contest

 Travel agent winners will receive cash prizes and inclusion in a future issue of TravelAge West

Signature's Sales Meeting Highlights Growth and Tech

The annual sales meeting and trade show assembled consultants and suppliers in Las Vegas

The Top Travel Destinations in 2015

Spotlight 2015: Despite tumult abroad, U.S. travelers’ desire for international travel remains strong

Cruise News Positive for 2015

Spotlight 2015: Innovations and new brands sparkle on the rivers and seas

 

Airline Industry Trends Point Toward Tech

Spotlight 2015: Apps, Google Glass, smartwatches and iBeacon technology sync with air travel passengers

Europe Photo Tours & Videos

Literary Landmarks in Paris
Beautiful Budapest
Culinary Treats in the Netherlands
Contemporary Art in Vienna
Wine Tasting in Elba
5 Reasons to Visit Wales
CIE Tours Keeps Growing Sales
Literary Travel in the U.K. and Ireland
Copenhagen, Denmark
Sights to See in Bratislava, Slovakia
Sightseeing in Passau, Germany
Lovespoons, A Welsh Tradition
Coffeehouse Culture in Vienna
Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte
Hosted Buyers Marketplace
Lust for Life
Only You Hotel & Lounge Madrid
Chewton Glen
Churches of Armenia
Footsteps in Provence
Jewels of the River Po
Brendan Vacation's Slow Food Travel

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Win a Vacation to Thailand

Travel agents who complete the Centara Ambassador Program qualify for a chance to win a trip for two to Thailand

Been There, Do This: Eat Seafood Pasta in Positano, Italy

When vacationing in Italy, particularly when by the sea, you are essentially obligated to order the classic dish of spaghetti ai frutti di mare at least once. The above photograph depicts one of the three spaghetti ai frutti de mare dishes I consumed, specifically while in the coastal Italian village of Positano.

Making Marzipan Mice in Lubeck, Germany

I was on a small-group tour of Northern Germany, and Lubeck was our second stop. When I looked at the itinerary and saw that we would be visiting the headquarters of the world’s preeminent marzipan production company, I knew that we were in for a treat.

A Breakfast to Remember at Hotel Cielo Rojo

Tucked away in a quiet street in San Pancho is Hotel Cielo Rojo and its restaurant, Bistro Organico. I visited during Mexico’s off-season, so only a handful of locals and expats were out and about on that warm June morning.

My Week in Mai Tais

Just about every bar in Waikiki offers a version of mai tai, each promising to be the best. Who kept their promises and who fell short? This investigative reporter was on the case.

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