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Monthly Archives: April 2012

New bear viewing kayak tour near Juneau

New bear viewing kayak tour near Juneau Above and Beyond Alaska was recently awarded a 10-year permit by the U.S. Forest Service to operate guided day trips to the Pack Creek area of Admiralty Island, which has one of the highest concentrations of brown bears in the world. The adventure begins in Juneau and combines flightseeing, sea... more ›
Posted in News, West

Beachwalk anniversary prompts May celebrations

Beachwalk anniversary prompts May celebrations Waikiki Beach Walk is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a month-long jubilee. Visitors are invited to take part in "No Jive We're Five"festivities during May. Waikiki is offering fun, interactive promotions, including daily "5 at 5"deals, with selected restaurants and retailers offering... more ›
Posted in Hawaii, News

Backyard luau at Aston Maui Lu

Backyard luau at Aston Maui Lu On the menu for a stay at the Aston Maui Lu is a real Polynesian Village Luau. No driving is necessary -- guests simply cross the lawn for their private party. On Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, starting at 5 p.m., talented entertainers teach conch shell blowing, ukulele playing, hula and... more ›
Posted in Hawaii, News, Resorts

Air Canada by the numbers

Air Canada by the numbers Air Canada has released the following update on the expected impact related to Aveos Fleet Performance Inc.'s (Aveos) filing for creditor protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act on its first quarter 2012 results and progress on transitional and long-term arrangements following... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Jump into Ireland in 2012

Jump into Ireland in 2012 Tourism Ireland took to the stage in Toronto last night (April 26), entertaining a group of about 100 of its top travel agents with a theatrical tour de force that drove home the message that 2012 was the year for their clients to Jump Into Ireland and experience all the destination has to offer in... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Plenty cooking in Vegas with Gordon Ramsay

Plenty cooking in Vegas with Gordon Ramsay Internationally renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay has announced that Gordon Ramsay Steak, his first restaurant in Las Vegas, will open May 11 at Paris Las Vegas. Gordon Ramsay Steak will offer guests a fresh, high-energy modern steakhouse environment that playfully transports guests from Paris to London.... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts, West

Hoteliers applaud new foreign worker rules

Hoteliers applaud new foreign worker rules The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has applauded Human Resources Minister Diane Finley's announcement to speed up the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, which addresses Canada's persistent labour shortages. "Canada's hotel industry, which currently employs 284,000 people, is facing a nation-wide... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

Island Routes gives agents expanded booking options

Island Routes gives agents expanded booking options Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours is offering travel agent partners a new option when it comes to booking their cruise clients. Agents will "enjoy turn-key booking convenience, 10% commission on each and every shore excursion they pre-sell and guarantees for their cruise clients on the... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News

New Four Seasons Toronto now accepting reservations

New Four Seasons Toronto now accepting reservations The new Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, located in the city's Yorkville neighbourhood, is now accepting reservations for guest stays starting on Oct. 1 and beyond. The hotel offers 259 rooms (including 42 suites), a two-storey spa and fitness centre, function rooms and Café Boulud and dbar by... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

Crystal set ‘fore’ Europe 2012

Crystal set ‘fore’ Europe 2012 Crystal Cruises has lined up 10 of Europe's top championship golf courses for exclusive, luxury play during two limited-access "Experiences of Discovery"golf-themed cruises this summer. Hosted by 51-time PGA tour winner Billy Casper, travellers can strike balls in Spain, Portugal, and Monaco during... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News
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