Diverse Mexico City's Offers Visitors New Adventures
Mirta Rodriguez Arechiga says those who will be visiting her hometown of Mexico City are certain to find traffic congestion – along with wonderful museums, great nightlife, upscale hotels and a thriving cultural scene, reports Ian Stalker in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier.
The... more ›
Juneyao Airlines has become the first airline to expand the Star Alliance network as a Connecting Partner.
Under the Alliance’s partnership concept, the Shanghai-based airline now offers Star Alliance passengers new transfer opportunities at either of Shanghai’s two airports - Pudong... more ›
The World Travel Market Portfolio is set to smash last year's achievement of $7 billion worldwide industry deals after posting impressive visitor increases at its recent 2017 events -- WTM Latin America, WTM Africa and Arabian Travel Market.
All three events, which took place this spring, have... more ›
California Makes A Big Push In Canada
About 120 Toronto-area travel trade VIPs learned first hand that All Dreams Are Welcome in California, as a mega-delegation of the Golden state's top tourism executives greeted them at a reception and dinner (prepared by celebrity chef, Bob Blumer) last night (May 25).
“Tonight, we want to... more ›
Kissimmee Meets The Trade In Toronto
Kissimmee, Florida, is proud to have some entertainment industry giants close to its doorstep.
Denise Graham, Canadian representative for Experience Kissimmee Florida, says those staying in her central Florida city may actually find themselves closer to Walt Disney World than those staying in... more ›
The countdown is on. October 2018 marks the anticipated opening date for a new airport in Istanbul, set to be significantly larger than Atlanta International Airport and London Heathrow Airport in sheer scale, and the world’s largest airport by passenger numbers, able to accommodate 150... more ›
Universal Orlando Resort's Newest Theme Park Is A Blast
Amidst the threat of a tornado warning, Universal Orlando Resort offered a sneak peek at its newest theme park -- Volcano Bay -- yesterday, an impressive 25-acre water park which will celebrate its grand opening today (May 25), attended by PressToday's Greg Coates.
Replacing Universal's... more ›
Conference Board Forecasts 3.7% Rise In Overnights In 2017
The Conference Board of Canada is forecasting that with Canadian and foreign airlines expanding their fleets and adding direct connections to many destinations across the country, overnight visits are expected to increase by 3.7% in 2017.
Greg Hermus, associate director for The Conference... more ›
Rocky Mountaineer Moves Into New Vancouver Headquarters
Impressive new head office digs for Rocky Mountaineer in Vancouver will have the effect of generating new product concepts, ideas and programs by staff, says the president of the rail-based vacation company.
“This will enable our employees to be more inspired, engaged and excited about their... more ›
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CLIA Releases Global Passenger Results For 2016
CLIA reports that 24.7 million travellers cruised in 2016, surpassing its previous projections for ocean cruise passengers of 24.2 million.
For 2017, based on current new vessel launch schedule and expected regional deployment, CLIA is projecting another positive year of growth for the... more ›