Tourism Organizations

Always Something Surprising

India Beckons Canadians To Discover Its Wonders

Always Something Surprising The Canadian director for India Tourism says a visit to his homeland will never be mundane. Anil Oraw told a Feb. 23 Toronto gathering that, “there's something surprising always” in his homeland, with the country's disparate jurisdictions including the southern state of Kerala, a... more ›
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Profitable Partnerships For Quebec

Province Teams Up With Chineses Travel Agencies, Tour Operators

Profitable Partnerships For Quebec As part of the economic mission led by Tourism Minister Julie Boulet, the Quebec Tourism Industry Alliance (The Alliance) has announced partnerships with Ctrip and Tuniu, two of China's leading travel companies. The new partnershps will enable Quebec to better penetrate this growing market... more ›
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HAC Recognizes Excellence

HAC Recognizes Excellence The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has announced its 2016 Hall of Fame Awards of Excellence winners. The Hall of Fame Awards provide an opportunity for the HAC to recognize the brightest stars of the industry – those that have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments, exemplary leadership... more ›
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Learn More About Germany

Don't Miss This Webinar On Feb. 28

Learn More About Germany The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) and Baxter Travel Media invite agents to take part in an agent webinar on Tuesday, February 28. Registration is free for all travel agents. From quaint city centers with half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, to trendy quarters flaunting... more ›
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Defining The Universal Experience

Defining The Universal Experience Universal Parks & Resorts has rolled out a new, national brand campaign that will see Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood speak to consumers with one voice. It's all about the kids growing up and it's suddenly time for a different kind of family vacation. The family... more ›
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New York Welcomes New Hotels

New York Welcomes New Hotels February has been a busy month for hotel openings in New York City, with two properties up and running and a third set to come onstream before the end of the month. Properties include the Whitby Hotel in midtown Manhattan (; the sustainable waterfront property 1... more ›
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Great News For Canada

Tourism Industry Posts Incredible Numbers In 2016

Great News For Canada The Canadian tourism industry is in celebration mode as Destination Canada released the final numbers for 2016 which show that Canada welcomed 19,979,334 travellers last year – that's the highest number since 2002 and second highest ever. International arrivals increased by 16% in... more ›
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What Are They Thinking?

Florida House Of Reps Plans Big Tourism Cuts

What Are They Thinking? Plans by Florida's House of Representatives to cut funding for VISIT FLORIDA by 67% has earned a sharp rebuke from the state's governor, Rick Scott. A statement released by Jackie Schutz, communications director for Governor Scott said: “The Florida House is proposing a 67% cut to... more ›
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Montreal Pens MoU With Shanghai

Montreal Pens MoU With Shanghai Tourisme Montreal and the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding. The two cities have enjoyed close ties for 30 years and this relationship has only grown stronger over time, with several missions being carried out to both Montreal... more ›
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A Brand New Halifax Stanfield

Airport Unveils The Power Of Connections

A Brand New Halifax Stanfield For Halifax Stanfield, it's a brand new day – complete with a new logo and tagline: Connecting Means The World. Joyce Carter, president and CEO of the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), said: “We are thrilled to share our new visual identity with the world. The focus of... more ›
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