Los Angeles Vignette During Millennial Travel Forum - Travel Pulse

Luxury Travel Advisor Katherine Scott of Protravel International/Travel Hub 365 gives you insight into Downtown Los Angeles and what you need to know to travel to the destination.

Travel Experts React to Trump Administration's New Cuba Travel Restrictions

Travel Experts React to Trump Administration's New Cuba Travel Restrictions

Just a few weeks ago, Caribbean travel expert Jennifer Carr decided to book her first-ever cruise on the adults-only Virgin Voyages to Havana, Cuba to celebrate her 40th birthday next year on the once-forbidden island. Those plans were essentially canceled Tuesday morning when President Donald J.

How to Vacation Like a Celebrity in Barbados

How to Vacation Like a Celebrity in Barbados

So, how long has Barbados been pleasing celebrities who visit its shores? For the first positive "review" of the destination by a famous tourist, you would have to go all the way back to America's first president.

Banking on Barbados

Banking on Barbados

Petra Roach knows what Caribbean-bound U.S. travelers want out of their vacations. It's no coincidence, then, that Barbados' air arrivals have been rapidly climbing since she joined the U.S. team of Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc. (BTMI) as its director in 2015. Barbados saw another record-breaking year from the U.S. in 2018.

Inside LAX's $14 Billion Makeover

Inside LAX's $14 Billion Makeover

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is in the midst of a $14 billion transformation that will make it one of the smartest airports in the world. TravelPulse recently chatted with Kathryn Smits, vice president, tourism, for the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, about the latest technology updates and other news surrounding the massive, in-progress project that is expected to be fully complete by 2023.

Travel Experts Say Jamaica Could be King of Marijuana Tourism

Travel Experts Say Jamaica Could be King of Marijuana Tourism

Travel agents know it's not exactly insider information that Jamaica's relaxed marijuana laws have always made the island a draw for cannabis-lovers looking to light up from their ocean view villas without being harassed. But would making marijuana legal worldwide, or at least throughout the Caribbean region, weaken Jamaica's unspoken advantage over other destinations?

Millennial Travel Forum Los Angeles: Meet the Agents Attending

Millennial Travel Forum Los Angeles: Meet the Agents Attending

With less than a week away, TravelPulse reveals the names of the 14 agents who will be traveling to Los Angeles for the United States debut of travAlliancemedia's Millennial Travel Forum. To follow their journey, we have included a short bio of each travel advisor and their social media handles.

Selling Elegant Hotels' Barbados Resorts to Millennials

Selling Elegant Hotels' Barbados Resorts to Millennials

Nicole King, director of sales for North America for the Elegant Hotels Group, told TravelPulse that her company is always looking for ways to keep its hotel products up to standard for the millennial client. Well, we put her and Elegant Hotels to the test.

Highlights from the Inaugural Millennial Travel Forum in Barbados

Highlights from the Inaugural Millennial Travel Forum in Barbados

Barbados dominated the social media pages of some of the top Millennial agents in the field this past weekend as the first-ever Millennial Travel Forum (MTF) was hosted on the luxurious Caribbean island from December 12 - 16.

Barbados to Host First Millennial Travel Forum

Barbados to Host First Millennial Travel Forum

Barbados will become the first destination to host the Millennial Travel Forum (MTF) when it kicks off MTF: Barbados in just under two weeks. The event, taking place December 12 - 16, features 15 successful Millennial agents who were invited by travAlliancemedia and ultimately selected by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

Travel Agents: Legalizing Marijuana in Mexico Is a Smart Idea

Travel Agents: Legalizing Marijuana in Mexico Is a Smart Idea

Mexico is beginning to look like it could be the next major tourist destination to legalize marijuana and travel experts think it can not only boost tourism, but also make the destination even safer.

What Agents are Saying About the Latest ALG, Mark Travel Merger Effects

What Agents are Saying About the Latest ALG, Mark Travel Merger Effects

Last week, Apple Leisure Group (ALG) announced that it will be ending its relationship with Playa Hotels and Resorts, representing the latest domino effect following the company's acquisition of The Mark Travel Corporation (TMTC) earlier this year. The chips began to fall in May when Funjet Vacations cut ties with Lomas Travel and Sandals Resorts International cut ties with Funjet Vacations.

Upcoming Puerto Rico All-Inclusive Facing 'Significant Delay'

Upcoming Puerto Rico All-Inclusive Facing 'Significant Delay'

After years of waiting for Puerto Rico to open its first all-inclusive resort, it appears as though the traveling public will have to wait a little longer. AMResort's planned Dreams Resorts & Spas property that was supposed to open sometime this year in Puerto Rico joins the long list of hotels to suffer a setback due to last year's hurricane season.

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