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Dominican Helps Beat the Winter Blues

Dominican Helps Beat the Winter Blues Abdallah Castillo joined fellow Dominicans in putting his best foot forward in downtown Toronto last night (Jan. 15). Castillo, who oversees the Dominican Republic Tourism Board's Toronto office, joined Dominicans and non-Dominicans alike in demonstrating his merengue dance footwork skills... more ›
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TICO Travel Agent Workshops Now Available

TICO Travel Agent Workshops Now Available TICO is inviting TICO-certified travel agents to take part in upcoming informative and interactive workshops designed to refresh their knowledge in some key regulation areas such as advertising, disclosure at the time of booking, invoicing, web sites and social media. The sessions are free... more ›
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Universal Orlando Set For Mardi Gras Fun

Universal Orlando Set For Mardi Gras Fun Universal Orlando Resort has announced the headlining acts of its 2018 Mardi Gras celebration – described as the most authentic Mardi Gras event outside of New Orleans, complete with Cajun-style cuisine, dazzling costumed performers and a parade with countless beads. From Feb. 3 through... more ›
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Ottawa Set For Winterlude 2018

Ottawa Set For Winterlude 2018 Let the fun begin! The nation's capital is preparing for the upcoming 40th edition of the popular winter festival, Winterlude, running from Feb. 2-19. With most activities concentrated on weekends, official sites include: Confederation Park (aka Crystal Garden) in downtown Ottawa:... more ›
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Niagara Set For Cool Celebration

Niagara Icewine Festival Runs Jan. 12-28

Niagara Set For Cool Celebration As temperatures continue to keep a frozen grip on Canadians, Niagara is gearing up to celebrate one of Canada’s sweetest gifts of the season – Niagara Icewine. The world-renowned wine region will welcome thousands of wine lovers looking to kick off the New Year in style during the... more ›
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Vegas Grows, Nevada Benefits

Steady Increase In International Visitors

Vegas Grows, Nevada Benefits Las Vegas, the primary engine of tourism growth in Nevada, continues to rebound from the recessionary doldrums of past years, said speakers at a recent tourism summit, reports western editor, Ted Davis in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. “Las Vegas is reinventing itself... more ›
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Holiday Cheer at Tremblant

Holiday Cheer at Tremblant Mont-Tremblant, Que. is getting in the festive mood with a full holiday program for the entire family from Dec. 23 to Jan. 5. Whether on foot or on skis, visitors will discover a large to-do list full of activities and entertainment. These include: La Famille Grelot – Dec. 23-31: A... more ›
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Air Canada Says ‘Welcome Home’

Air Canada Says ‘Welcome Home’ Air Canada is sharing the joy of the holiday seasons and helping make reunions even more memorable with a “Welcome Home” celebration at Pearson International in Toronto Dec. 13-15. The airline will open a pop-up boutique to give away cards, Teddy bears, flowers, signs and even free... more ›
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Tahiti Welcomes The World At TTE

Tahiti Welcomes The World At TTE The Tahiti Travel Exchange (TTE) took place last week at the Tahiti Pearl Island Resort, with over 120 travel agents, suppliers and tour operators taking part, reports PressToday's James Donald who attended the event. Some 30 suppliers – including the likes of Air Tahiti Nui, Sofitel Hotels... more ›
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NYC Set For New ‘Broadway Week’ Campaign

NYC Set For New ‘Broadway Week’ Campaign NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, has introduced the first-ever NYC Broadway Week Winter Stay hotel promotion to coincide with its celebrated biannual Broadway ticket offering, NYC Broadway Week, taking place in early 2018. Through the... more ›
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