Destinations

Starwood Making Dreams Come True

Hotelier Offers Destination Wedding Tips For Hawaii

Starwood Making Dreams Come True It's no surprise that Hawaii is one of the leading wedding destinations – beautiful beaches, wonderful sunsets and it's a safe place for a romantic escape. As a result, thousands of couples choose to get married in the Hawaiian Islands annually – and that's a trend that's expected to... more ›
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Tourism Ireland Calls on Canada

Tourism Ireland Calls on Canada Following stops in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, the Tourism Ireland road show rolled into Toronto last night (Feb. 23) with Canadian and Irish partners on hand for a workshop event for the travel trade focusing on groups – along with live music and Irish delights. “It's an... more ›
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Always Something Surprising

India Beckons Canadians To Discover Its Wonders

Always Something Surprising The Canadian director for India Tourism says a visit to his homeland will never be mundane. Anil Oraw told a Feb. 23 Toronto gathering that, “there's something surprising always” in his homeland, with the country's disparate jurisdictions including the southern state of Kerala, a... more ›
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Profitable Partnerships For Quebec

Province Teams Up With Chineses Travel Agencies, Tour Operators

Profitable Partnerships For Quebec As part of the economic mission led by Tourism Minister Julie Boulet, the Quebec Tourism Industry Alliance (The Alliance) has announced partnerships with Ctrip and Tuniu, two of China's leading travel companies. The new partnershps will enable Quebec to better penetrate this growing market... more ›
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Learn More About Germany

Don't Miss This Webinar On Feb. 28

Learn More About Germany The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) and Baxter Travel Media invite agents to take part in an agent webinar on Tuesday, February 28. Registration is free for all travel agents. From quaint city centers with half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, to trendy quarters flaunting... more ›
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Love Is In The Air

Get Swept Away By These Trendy Wedding Destinations

Love Is In The Air From a volcanic backdrop or a majestic waterfall in Iceland to the iconic Colosseum in Rome, many newlyweds-to-be are looking for unique settings for their destination weddings, reports Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. While tropical destinations will always be... more ›
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Defining The Universal Experience

Defining The Universal Experience Universal Parks & Resorts has rolled out a new, national brand campaign that will see Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood speak to consumers with one voice. It's all about the kids growing up and it's suddenly time for a different kind of family vacation. The family... more ›
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New York Welcomes New Hotels

New York Welcomes New Hotels February has been a busy month for hotel openings in New York City, with two properties up and running and a third set to come onstream before the end of the month. Properties include the Whitby Hotel in midtown Manhattan (http://www.firmdalehotels.com); the sustainable waterfront property 1... more ›
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Content Is The New Travel Currency

TripXpertz Launches New Approach To Online Travel Selling

Content Is The New Travel Currency   “Content,” observes Brad Miron, “is the new travel currency.” Miron, the founder & CEO of TripXpertz, sat down with Canadian Travel Press recently to talk about the launch of TripXpertz, which he described as a virtual agency website network of “destinational-focused... more ›
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Great News For Canada

Tourism Industry Posts Incredible Numbers In 2016

Great News For Canada The Canadian tourism industry is in celebration mode as Destination Canada released the final numbers for 2016 which show that Canada welcomed 19,979,334 travellers last year – that's the highest number since 2002 and second highest ever. International arrivals increased by 16% in... more ›
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