Park Goes Back To Its Roots
In a year in which it is celebrating its largest expansion ever, SeaWorld San Diego is also getting back to its roots – education and conservation – and adding a much more educational element to its shows and attractions, reports assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's Travel Courier... more ›
Visitors Invited To Promise To Be Responsible
Iceland has launched a new initiative to positively affect visitor behaviour and promote a happy and meaningful travel experience by introducing a first-of-a-kind pledge for visitors.
‘The Icelandic Pledge’ is an online agreement that invites travellers to sign up to be a responsible... more ›
Stay Tuned For Canada's Biggest Travel Agents' Poll
Today's the big day, Agents' Choice 2017 is on its way to your Inbox – so stay tuned.
The ballots have been counted. The results have been tabulated. The stories have been written. The pages have been designed. And the 18th annual edition of the most comprehensive survey of Canadian travel... more ›
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Booking.com has announced the 10 start-ups that will join its new accelerator program, Booking.com Booster.
The goal of the program is to identify, mentor and fund enterprising start-ups from around the world that are seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry.
The 10... more ›
PortsToronto opened its Ground Run-up Enclosure (GRE) at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Billy Bishop Airport) recently – an event attended by Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport.
The three-sided, open-top facility will accommodate commercial aircraft at the airport and is designed to... more ›
Bermuda Resort Teams Up With Seabin Project
Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is partnering with the Seabin Project, a pilot program dedicated to sea-cleaning technology.
Sponsored by The Butterfield Group, Bermuda's official bank, the Seabin apparatus will be installed at the Princess Marina this month, and will automatically begin... more ›
With 2017 being designated as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations, it's fitting that Canadians are changing the way they travel.
The recent Sustainable Travel Report commissioned by Booking.com found the number of Canadian travellers staying in... more ›
Purpose Beyond Profit
Just over one-week on the job as the newly appointed CEO of the Intrepid Group, James Thornton – the first non-founding member to hold the gig – shared the story of how the trade played a vital role in getting the tour operator off the ground back in 1989, reports Ann Ruppenstein in this... more ›
NCL Teams Up With Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation
Norwegian Cruise Line is partnering with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute to host an ocean conservation-themed cruise on Norwegian Escape this fall.
The cruise departs from Miami on Oct. 21 for a week-long cruise that... more ›
Liberty Of The Seas Godmother Supports Communities In Mali And Bolivia
It's safe to say that Donnalea Madeley's 'best day ever,' may well be April 8, although she's had some pretty good days.
In fact, the Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) retailer was named godmother of the Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas in recognition of her philanthropic work, and on April... more ›