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You Can’t Skip Portugal

Destination Is Hot, Hot, Hot!

You Can’t Skip Portugal Some 30 suppliers of travel product and services to Portugal were on hand in Toronto yesterday (Oct. 19) to meet with a large group of Canadian travel agents and tour operators and learn more about a destination that could well be a hot one this winter. Portugal's Minister of Tourism, Ana... more ›
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Jordan Is Simply Amazing

Jordan Is Simply Amazing Visit Jordan says people shouldn't assume that Jordan's unsafe because of what happens outside its borders. Visit Jordan Canadian representative Avril Matthews says violence is a common occurrence in bordering countries but not in Jordan itself. “The people of Jordan literally say they... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Simply Spectacular

Emirates Showcases Premium, First Class Offering

Simply Spectacular Emirates passengers clearly won't be bar-red from enjoying some of the finer things in life while airborne. Don McWilliam, Emirates country manager for Canada, told a Toronto gathering this week that those travelling in Premium and First Class with the carrier will find a “spectacular... more ›
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Discover The Wonders Of Costa Rica

Discover The Wonders Of Costa Rica Those visiting Costa Rica can expect to see the likes of sloths, monkeys and toucans if they venture into any of the country's many national parks during their vacation. But they shouldn't count on seeing any velociraptors or T-Rexes, says Michel Aranda of Costa Rican tour company Neo... more ›
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California Shines In Canada

Golden State Talks Travel Opportunities With The Trade

California Shines In Canada A mega-delegation of California destination representatives are in Canada this week to meet with agents and operators and make sure they know that not only are Canadians welcome, – well, actually everyone is – but that the state offers a wide range of tourism experiences that will appeal to... more ›
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Japan Cruising in Spotlight at YVR event

Japan Cruising in Spotlight at YVR event The growing number of opportunities to spend a holiday in Japan onboard a cruise ship were reviewed during a dinner event in Vancouver hosted by Marco Polo Tours, Air Canada and the Japan National Tourism Organization. Travel professionals, supplier partners and their clients gathered for... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, Events

VisitBritain Says Canada Is GREAT!

VisitBritain Says Canada Is GREAT! Canada is set to play a key role in Britain’s drive to spread the inbound tourism load more equitably throughout a nation where the capital city currently accounts for 53% of all inbound spend; leaving 35% for the rest of England, 8% for Scotland and 2% for Wales, reports Quebec editor, Mike... more ›
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Rocky Mountaineer: What’s New For 2018?

Rocky Mountaineer: What’s New For 2018? Rocky Mountaineer and Baxter Travel Media invite agents to take part in a free webinar tomorrow (Oct. 17) at 1 p.m. EST. From onboard cuisine and service levels to itineraries and guest demographics, Heather Glasgow (training and development specialist) will provide agents with an overview... more ›
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PATA Takes A Look At The Future

PATA Takes A Look At The Future Officials report that the annual PATA Global Insights Conference was a resounding success with close to 200 delegates hearing from high profile speakers representing major international brands such as Boeing, Microsoft and TripAdvisor. With the theme, “R U Future Ready”’ and with the... more ›
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An Uplifting Experience

Trafalgar, ACV 'Expand The Playing Field'

An Uplifting Experience Trafalgar has announced an arrangement with Air Canada Vacations on vacation options that will truly be uplifting for clients flying to Europe. Trafalgar president Wolf Paunic told a Wednesday Toronto gathering that 16 Trafalgar Europe itineraries will be found in an Air Canada Vacations' 2018... more ›
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