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Island Vibes

Exploring Three Bahamas Out Islands With TravelBrands

Island Vibes When you think of the Bahamas Out Islands, you automatically think of the swimming pigs of The Exumas. Feeding the island's 20-some friendly pigs and piglets is just the Instagram-able adventure travellers are looking for. But this is only one of 700 Out Islands, 30 of which are inhabited,... more ›
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Something Is Brewing In San Diego

It's The First Destination To Release Official Beer To The Public

Something Is Brewing In San Diego San Diego has been lauded by locals and visitors alike as the craft beer capital of America, and it has further cemented its reputation as the ultimate beer destination by becoming the first city to release an official destination craft beer for sale to the public. The San Diego Tourism... more ›
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Simonitsch First Recipient Of New Award

Simonitsch First Recipient Of New Award Legendary Caribbean hotelier Heinz Simonitsch, who defined luxury hospitality and environmental sustainability, has been presented with the first Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Icon of Hospitality Award. Simonitsch of Jamaica's famed Half Moon resort in Montego Bay was... more ›
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Positive Forecast

UNWTO Reports Strong Results

Positive Forecast The UNWTO reports that international tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 6% in the January to April period of 2017 compared to the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade. Sustained growth in most major destinations and a steady rebound in others... more ›
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Great Britain Posts Big Gains From Canada

Great Britain Posts Big Gains From Canada VisitBritain is reporting big gains out of Canada, with newly released figures showing that during the first three months of 2017, Canadian visits were up by 33% to 132,000. The new numbers also reveal that it was a record first quarter for overall inbound visits and spend, with 8.3 million... more ›
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UPDATED New Outlook For Discover America Canada

UPDATED New Outlook For Discover America Canada Discover America Canada gathered in Toronto yesterday (July 12) for a update by the Canadian Tourism Research Institute's (CTRI) Jennifer Hendry on the outlook for the outbound leisure travel market from Canada in 2017. Hendry told her audience at the Globe & Mail Centre that the good... more ›
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Discovering Belarus And Poland

Discovering Belarus And Poland CG Journeys recently hosted a FAM trip for Canadian and American travel agents to Belarus and Poland. Partnering with the Sports and Tourism Ministry of the Republic of Belarus, National Tourism Agency of the Republic of Belarus, Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Canada and the USA, Polish... more ›
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Practicing The Art Of The Possible

California Brings A Welcome Message In Unsettled Times

Practicing The Art Of The Possible In unsettled times, whether it's in business or on a personal level, sometimes the best way to calm things down is to reach out to your colleagues and friends for some reassurance. And that's exactly what a late spring visit to Toronto by a staggeringly large and impressively high-powered... more ›
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Time For A Reset

USTA Report Takes Aim At Crumbling US Air Transport Infrastructure

Time For A Reset The US Travel Association is hoping that a scathing report detailing America’s crumbling air transport infrastructure will spur remedial action from ``the very highest levels” of the federal government, reports Montreal editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel... more ›
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TDC, AIR MILES Expand Relationship

TDC, AIR MILES Expand Relationship Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) and AIR MILES are expanding their long-term relationship, giving collectors more travel options, more ways to book and more Miles. Effective Aug. 13, 2017, AIR MILES Packaged Vacation and Cruise (PVC) bookings will now be completed through Transat... more ›
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