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Introducing Celebrity Flora

Year-Round Galapagos Sailings Begin May 26, 2019

Introducing Celebrity Flora Celebrity Cruises is taking adventure cruising to a new level with the unveiling of Celebrity Flora, designed expressly for the Galapagos Islands. One of the most energy-efficient ships of its size, the 100-guest Flora will offer seamless sea-to-shore transportation and includes anchorless... more ›
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Award-Winning Aberlour Scotch Whisky Returns to Porter

Award-Winning Aberlour Scotch Whisky Returns to Porter This fall, Porter Airlines is bringing back Aberlour's award-winning Single Malt Scotch Whisky, serving on all domestic flights within Canada from Nov. 15 to Dec. 15. Launched earlier this year exclusively to Porter Airlines, in-flight teams will once again offer the 12-year-old spirit,... more ›
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Staying in Touch

Staying in Touch Half of business travellers from the Americas contact their families when on business trips, more than those from other regions, according to the latest CWT Connected Traveler Study. Only one-third (31%) of travellers from Asia Pacific (APAC) and around a quarter (27%) of Europeans touch... more ›
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Caravelle Hotel To Close For Renovations

Caravelle Hotel To Close For Renovations St. Croix, US Virgin Islands' Caravelle Hotel & Casino will temporarily close on April 30, 2018 to complete renovations due to damage caused by Hurricane Maria, a rare, maximum-strength Category 5 storm that hit the island Sept. 20. As a landing place for emergency personnel, the... more ›
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Rejuvenating Influence

Agents A Driving Force As Canadian Visits To Caribbean Grow

Rejuvenating Influence The Caribbean Tourism Organization's secretary general Hugh Riley believes travel agents are a growing force in booking travel to the region, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. “Travel agents are major influencers in booking... more ›
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Air Transat Cancels Puerto Rico Flights

Air Transat Cancels Puerto Rico Flights In the light of the latest information on the situation in the Caribbean, Air Transat has announced it is cancelling  flights to Puerto Rico for the 2017-2018 winter season. In order to meet the needs of its customers, the airline will expand service to Mexico. Air Transat will resume... more ›
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Sunwing Launches YVR-Montego Bay Service

Sunwing Launches YVR-Montego Bay Service Jamaica just got a little closer to Vancouverites with Sunwing now offering a new direct flight from Vancouver to Montego Bay. The tour operator already offers vacation packages from the city to Jamaica, however, this winter will be the first time that the island has been accessible via a... more ›
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Port Canaveral to Host New Royal Caribbean Ships

Port Canaveral to Host New Royal Caribbean Ships Port Canaveral has been selected to host two of the world’s newest and largest ships. In an announcement made by Royal Caribbean International, Oasis Class Harmony of the Seas will sail from Port Canaveral beginning May 2019, offering seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean... more ›
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Off The Beaten Path In Ireland

Off The Beaten Path In Ireland Between increased air access, the ease of getting around and visitor arrivals from Canada growing to 203,000 last year, there are many reasons for agents to sell Ireland, but Debbie Moran, trade engagement advisor for Failte Ireland can add to the list. As a means of attracting more... more ›
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WestJet Christmas Miracle Campaign Takes Off Nov. 18

WestJet Christmas Miracle Campaign Takes Off Nov. 18 Tis the season. Tomorrow (Nov.18), WestJet kicks off its annual Christmas Miracle with 12 Flights of Christmas. Over the next 12 days, WestJetters and special guests will be spreading holiday joy to travellers in different markets across Canada. For the first time in WestJet's history, all... more ›
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