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Spotlight on Texas

Spotlight on Texas Those visiting Megan Body's hometown can have some Grape Expectations. Body is the spokeswoman for the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau in Grapevine, Texas, and she says the city lives up to its moniker, with grapes being found there when early settlers arrived and Grapevine today... more ›
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Brussels Airlines Set To Connect Canada With India

Brussels Airlines Set To Connect Canada With India Brussels Airlines is preparing to act as a Canada-India bridge thanks to an imminent route that will enable the carrier to offer clients what it says may be viewed as the quintessential European destination en route. March 29 sees the carrier begin five-times-a-week service between Brussels... more ›
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TAP Expands Stopover Options

TAP Expands Stopover Options Travellers on TAP Portugal airlines now can incorporate a stopover of up to three days in Lisbon and Porto, at no extra charge, when booking flights from Canada or the US to the Azores (pictured), Madeira or the Algarve. With the expansion of its popular Stopover program to Faro (the... more ›
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World Expeditions Showcases Active Adventure Holidays

World Expeditions Showcases Active Adventure Holidays World Expeditions has released a brochure detailing its “active adventure holidays” and “immersive cultural journeys” for 2017 and 2018. Among the options is Nepal's Great Himalaya Trail, a 152-day trek across Nepal's section of the trail. As well, the company has self-guided... more ›
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No Time, No Problem With ACV

No Time, No Problem With ACV Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has introduced flexible duration, short-stay getaways to the Caribbean – including Barbados, Nassau, Turks & Caicos, Bermuda, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Panama City. Featured properties from Toronto to Barbados include the four-star Accra Beach Hotel &... more ›
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Sunwing Resumes YVR-Caribbean Services

Sunwing Resumes YVR-Caribbean Services Sunwing will once again be offering Western Canadians summer service to three Caribbean destinations from Vancouver via Toronto. From May 17 to Sept. 3, Sunwing will offer flights and vacation packages to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Montego Bay, Jamaica and St. Maarten. From June 1... more ›
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Tourism Australia Opens Applications for Corroboree West

Gold Coast Trip Will Take Place Oct. 7-19

Tourism Australia Opens Applications for Corroboree West Tourism Australia (TA) has opened applications for Corroboree West 2017, a five-day training and familiarization event for qualified Aussie Specialists. The first annual Corroboree West will take place on the Gold Coast Oct. 7-19 and, for the first time, will bring together the Americas and... more ›
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Hilton Opens Dead Sea Resort

Hilton Opens Dead Sea Resort Hilton has expanded its portfolio with the opening of the Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa, marking the first Hilton Resorts property in Jordan. Located at the lowest point on Earth – 410 metres below sea level – on the eastern shores of the Dead Sea, the 285-room hotel is adjacent to... more ›
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Air New Zealand Introduces New Dreamliner Service

Air New Zealand Introduces New Dreamliner Service North American travellers connecting to Adelaide, Australia via Auckland, New Zealand can now experience Air New Zealand's Business Premier and Premium Economy products on the route. Air New Zealand will begin flying its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Adelaide from October,... more ›
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Living Up To Its Reputation

Friendly Puerto Vallarta Is A Tourism Power House

Living Up To Its Reputation Living up to the moniker of being the world's friendliest city – as named by Condé Nast magazine – may be a challenge, but one Mexico's Puerto Vallarta is taking in stride and living up to as shown by the number of travellers flocking to the sun destination each year, reports Greg Coates... more ›
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