Scenic Group Canada has announced the move of senior director of sales, Derek Legault into the dual role of director of national sales and BDM Southwestern Ontario.
“After 25 years of working in the travel industry, four of them with Scenic, and living on Canada's west coast, I am very... more ›
MSC Cruises' MSC Armonia has arrived in Miami, in preparation for its first ever sailing from the US to Cuba.
MSC Armonia has begun sailing seven-night Caribbean itineraries year-round departing from Miami and calling at Montego Bay, Jamaica; Georgetown, Cayman Islands; and Cozumel, Mexico... more ›
In a nod to Carnival Cruise Line’s rich history as “America’s Cruise Line,” the line has announced that it will name its new XL-class ship to be delivered in 2020 Mardi Gras, bringing back to the fleet the name of the first Carnival ship that entered service in 1972.
In keeping with... more ›
From Dec. 6-21, TravelBrands Cruises, by Encore Cruises is bringing the holiday spirit by hosting Encore’s Favourite Things. For 12 weekdays, travel agents have the opportunity to earn daily bonus Loyalty Points.
“To celebrate the holiday season, we wanted to host a giveaway for our... more ›
The Port of Québec has concluded another successful cruise season with continued growth in number of passengers and cruise lines visiting.
In 2018, the Port welcomed 230,940 visitors, a nearly 15% increase over the 200,000 visitors welcomed in 2017. The port has a goal of 400,000 passengers... more ›
Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai Inaugurates Edge
Celebrity Cruises set sail into a new era yesterday (Dec. 4) as Celebrity Edge joined the fleet after a moving ceremony where the ship’s godmother, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai (pictured, second from left), was joined by all on board to “bless this ship and all those who sail... more ›
Just in time for Wave Season, travel agents who want to take their earning potential to the next level can opt-in to Carnival Cruise Line’s 2019 “AMP Up Commission Challenge” to qualify for higher commission rates.
The program offers agents the ability to increase their commissions up... more ›
Entertainment Line-Up Unveiled for Norwegian Encore
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) held a keel laying ceremony for Norwegian Encore this week and unveiled the entertainment line-up and recreational amenities scheduled for the ship’s fall 2019 debut.
Following the major construction milestone and maritime tradition of embedding a... more ›
Holland America Line (HAL) took delivery of Nieuw Statendam yesterday (Nov. 29), officially making it the 15th ship in the fleet.
A hand-over ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera, Italy, shipyard, and Nieuw Statendam set sail for Venice today en route to Civitavecchia (Rome),... more ›
TL Network Canada celebrated its 2018 Elite Members with a special river cruise from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland this month aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaPrima.
Elite membership is awarded each year to 30 agencies among Travel Leaders Network Affiliate Members who are the... more ›