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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Rhapsody ‘revitalized’

Rhapsody ‘revitalized’ After a month-long US$54 million dry dock, Royal Caribbean International's Rhapsody of the Seas has emerged from Singapore's Sembawang Shipyard as a virtually new ship. The newly revitalized Rhapsody features a host of new dining options, visually stunning entertainment and unique amenities after... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Energy and fish demos on Big Island science tour

Energy and fish demos on Big Island science tour A new tour has started at the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park at the Natural Energy Lab of Hawaii (NELHA) on the Kona coast of the Big Island. The tour starts with a short presentation of how warm surface seawater and cold, deep ocean water are used to do everything from making electricity... more ›
Posted in Hawaii, News

Remember Acapulco

Remember Acapulco The Acapulco Destination Marketing Office, in conjunction with the office of the Secretary of Tourism for the State of Guerrero, has begun a tourism campaign focused on the revitalization of Mexico's first beach resort. A combination of public relations, digital communications, social media and... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

April Wine to play Fernival

April Wine to play Fernival Fernie Alpine Resort is once again hosting Fernival, this year featuring April Wine (on Aoril 14). The concert is free for all ages. Event Gardens (19+) will be open all afternoon with a Griz Bar Aprés Party following in the show. And, don't miss the new Slope Soaker event on April 15.... more ›
Posted in News, West

Thomas Cook North America makes changes

Thomas Cook North America makes changes Thomas Cook North America is making changes in order to make sure that its "business model remains appropriate in light of the current economic climate, the competitive landscape and product strategy." As result, the company's new CEO, Dean Moore has announced the elimination of the post of senior... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

HAC urges government to address labour shortages

HAC urges government to address labour shortages The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) and the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) met with the Alberta Conservative Caucus and the All Party Federal Tourism Caucus yesterday in two separate sessions to address current labour shortages. In total, more than 60 Ministers, MPs and Senators heard... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts

Porter makes RBC Insurance available

Porter makes RBC Insurance available Porter Airlines is now giving its passengers the option to purchase RBC Insurance when booking flights. Insurance is available to Canadian residents and includes options such as medical coverage, trip cancellation and interruption, and baggage delay, depending on the package. "We are very pleased... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Belfast prepares for a Titanic experience

Belfast prepares for a Titanic experience With just one day to go until the opening of the world's largest Titanic attraction -- Titanic Belfast in Northern Ireland -- international interest in the new visitor experience is soaring. The finishing touches are being put on the iconic six-floor building and its surrounding plaza with over... more ›
Posted in News

Sunwing launches new Groups Guide, Groups Plus

Sunwing launches new Groups Guide, Groups Plus Sunwing has released of its new Groups Guide for 2012/2013, featuring special groups offers, exclusive perks, new concepts and concierge services, and designed to allow agents to make group bookings with greater ease. Launching along with the Groups Guide is a new concept -- Groups Plus (G+), an... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Vacation.com conference a sell-out

Vacation.com conference a sell-out Vacation.com reports its 2012 International Conference & Trade Show is now sold out. The conference will take place aboard Royal Caribbean International's Oasis of the Seas, with the 14th Annual International Conference being held May 5-12. It is the largest travel industry event to be held aboard... more ›
Posted in News
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