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Hong Kong Ready to Welcome the Year of the Rooster

Excitement Mounts as Hong Kong Gets Set to Celebrate

Hong Kong Ready to Welcome the Year of the Rooster Hong Kong is getting set to celebrate and lucky is the visitor who is in the Asian city during Chinese New Year, the city’s biggest and most colourful festival. From Jan. 22 to Feb. 12, the city will be adorned with shock-red banners and lanterns, and traditional performances of the New... more ›
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Transat Tel Aviv Flights Available for Booking

Transat Tel Aviv Flights Available for Booking Air Transat is advising travel agents that its new flights to Tel Aviv are now available for booking. Last week, the airline announced it will be offering direct flights from Montreal to Tel Aviv (as well as from Toronto with a connection in Montreal). The new non-stop service will operate... more ›
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Silversea Sets Milestone With San Francisco Departure

Silversea Sets Milestone With San Francisco Departure Silversea Cruises' Silver Whisper embarked on a 116-day World Cruise earlier this month from the Port of San Francisco, marking the first time in the company's history that a world cruise has been launched from the city renowned for its picturesque harbour and iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Jan.... more ›
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GO Canada!

ACV Goes Coast To Coast With Launch Of Major Domestic ITC Program

GO Canada! Air Canada Vacations is moving into virtually untested waters with a major new initiative that invites Canadians to discover their own country from coast to coast to coast, reports Montreal editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. It’s only fitting that... more ›
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Cathay To Increase Toronto Service

Cathay To Increase Toronto Service Cathay Pacific will increase the frequency of its summer service to Toronto with the addition of four weekly flights beginning June 24. The announcement, which will see Cathay operate a twice-daily non-stop service from Hong Kong to Toronto, will provide passengers with greater travel... more ›
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Virtuoso Looks at the Hottest Hotel Trends

Luxury Hotels Opening in Emerging Destinations Like Portugal

Virtuoso Looks at the Hottest Hotel Trends Virtuoso has released its 2017 Best of the Best directory, featuring its exclusive collection of hotels and new experiential itineraries. The largest collection to date, at 656 pages, includes 75 new properties, bringing the total portfolio to more than 1,150 hotels in 100 countries. The... more ›
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Flying High With WiFi

Routehappy Report Tracks In-Flight Trends In 2017

Flying High With WiFi Routehappy has released its 2017 WiFi report which found that in the coming year an increasing number of major airlines will be adding WiFi to their onboard services. The report -- by merchandising content platform for flight shopping – points out that while 2016 was a year when airlines... more ›
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Universal Set For 50 Nights of Mardi Gras Fun

Universal Set For 50 Nights of Mardi Gras Fun Universal Orlando Resort has announced the headliners taking the stage for its 2017 Mardi Gras celebration – a family friendly version of the famed New Orleans bash that features Cajun-style cuisine, authentic New Orleans flare, a parade, and – on select nights – live concerts by a... more ›
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Strong Demand Growth Returns in November: IATA

Strong Demand Growth Returns in November: IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports global passenger traffic results for November showing the strongest demand growth in nine months. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 7.6% compared to November 2015. Capacity (available seat kilometres or ASKs) increased... more ›
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Disney Bringing Back Star Wars Day at Sea

Disney Bringing Back Star Wars Day at Sea In 2018, Disney Cruise Line is bringing back Star Wars Day at Sea during 15 special Disney Fantasy sailings to the Caribbean from January through April. Star Wars Day at Sea transports “guests to a galaxy far, far away to celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the... more ›
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