Recommend Celebrates its 50th Anniversary with Website Relaunch & Anniversary Sweepstakes

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Travel industry leader, Recommend magazine, is excited to announce the relaunch of its website with an array of new features ahead of the brand’s 50th Anniversary.

Travel industry leader, Recommend magazine, is excited to announce the relaunch of its website with an array of new features ahead of the brand’s 50th Anniversary. continues to surpass itself as not only a great companion to the magazine’s legacy, but as a top choice for agents looking for quality, up-to-the-minute worldwide destination content at the touch of their fingertips. Now, more than ever, the website is a must-stop online source in the field with daily updates to keep readers informed on the best new hot spots for travel worldwide, as well as important industry trends.

“We are optimistic about 2017, as Recommend is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with the debut of a newly designed eye-catching and playful website, as well as a gorgeous May issue,” said Editor-in-Chief Paloma Villaverde de Rico. “As we’ve done for the past 50 years, Recommend will continue to offer, both in print and online, unique and engaging content that educates and informs travel consultants.”

To kick off the festivities, the 50 Days of Giveaways sweepstakes launched April 12th online. This important milestone celebration continues with the May 2017 issue, which will feature The Future of Travel Report with interviews and insight from industry professionals, as well as travel consultants. Industry advertisers will have the opportunity to tell their story, alongside Recommend’s story, in book and online with custom content written specifically for them by Recommend’s editors. “As we commemorate the publication’s 50 years, it is important that we also acknowledge the travel industry’s suppliers in a very organic way,” Villaverde de Rico added.

Ahead of Recommend’s anniversary celebration, we asked our travel agent readers for design feedback for the website. The result was the development of a streamlined homepage design that includes updated navigation, striking imagery, and a user-friendly experience.’s new enhancements include:

  • New content sections: Editors’ Picks, which features Recommend staffers’ favorite stories from the week, and a Best Of… section highlighting the best in tours, attractions, deals or distinctive experiences.
  • Education: Access to webinars and education courses from the main menu.
  • Responsive Design: Completely accessible on all mobile and tablet devices. Agents can effortlessly turn an article into a PDF document or e-mail articles for use on their own site.
  • Search functionality: Improved search feature—search for stories by category (beach, family, eco & sustainable travel, etc.)

Recommend is thrilled to debut its newly designed site that not only features new enhancements and stellar content, but also allows advertisers the opportunity to reach our audience of engaged travel agents with new high-impact and native advertising opportunities.

See all the new features at The 50 Days of Giveaways sweepstakes ends May 31, 2017.


About Recommend
For 50 years, Recommend ( has helped travel agents sell travel by providing them with in-depth destination and product information. Its editors travel the globe previewing, reviewing, and crafting experiential articles that make for some of the most informative and engrossing destination content available today. As one of the leaders in the travel trade marketplace, Recommend offers a wide array of products and services to educate and inform travel agents, while partnering with the community to enhance the essential role travel agents play in creating travel experiences for their clients.

Contact: Sharon Lewen, Corporate Director of Marketing, sharon(at)worthit(dot)com

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