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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver gets new GM

Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver gets new GM Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver has a new general manager, Vito Romeo, who joins the hotel from the 670-room Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing where he served as resident manager from 2009 to March 2012. During this tenure, he also studied at Cornell and graduated in the general managers' program in 2011.... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, West

Piekham-Hsieh picked for joint venture GM post

Piekham-Hsieh picked for joint venture GM post Adeline Piekham-Hsieh has been appointed as the Canadian sales general manager for the Delta, KLM, Air France and Alitalia joint venture, effective June 1. Reporting to Bob Somers, vice-president of global sales at Delta Air Lines, and Fabien Pelous, vice-president and general manager of Air France... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Appointments, News

StormGuard helps protect against hurricane season

StormGuard helps protect against hurricane season Air Canada Vacations has introduced a new way for Canadians to protect their vacations against hurricane season -- StormGuard. With StormGuard, customers can reschedule their vacation before a storm becomes a hurricane. If the National Hurricane Center declares a tropical storm warning for a... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

IATA reports rising demand

IATA reports rising demand IATA is reporting that global traffic results for April saw total passenger demand rise by 6.1% despite the continuing economic weakness in some parts of the world. The 6.1% overall growth recorded for April is above the 20-year trend. Strong demand for air travel with limited capacity expansion... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Spring/Summer 2012 Personnel Guide is here!

Spring/Summer 2012 Personnel Guide is here! The new Spring/Summer 2012 edition of Baxter Travel Media's Personnel Guide, Canada's only complete and up-to-date travel industry directory, is now available. Listings are divided into six new colour-coded sections, including travel agencies, accommodations, transportation, destinations,... more ›
Posted in News

Tauck launches 2013 with ‘Gift of Time’ offer

Tauck launches 2013 with ‘Gift of Time’ offer Tauck has officially launched its 2013 booking season, as its new "Exotics"brochure has been arriving in travel agents' offices and in the homes of past and prospective Tauck guests in recent days. The Exotics brochure highlights Tauck's trips to Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East,... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Win with Days Inns – Canada

Win with Days Inns – Canada Days Inns - Canada has launched a new Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/daysinncanada -- and a national contest that will award the grand prize winner a week-long trip for two to one of five major Canadian cities. Visitors who "like"the new Days Inn Canada Facebook page will have access to... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

Transat sun promotions

Transat sun promotions Transat Holidays is offering special "Sun Promotions"on all Sun destination packages. This season launch offer applies to all new individual bookings made by Oct. 31 for travel between Dec.19 and April 30, 2013. Clients booking by Aug. 31 will receive the following Sun Promotion advantages: Price... more ›
Posted in News, Specials, Tour Operators

It’s dad’s choice at the Fairmont Royal York

It’s dad’s choice at the Fairmont Royal York Calling all fathers... The Fairmont Royal York hotel is teaching Dad a lesson this Father's Day - a lesson in beer, whiskey and food pairing that is. Dads who like to dine may choose from the EPIC Father's Day Brewmaster's Dinner, featuring a pre-fix menu with a selection of beers from the local... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Specials

Princess showcasing top contemporary artists

Princess showcasing top contemporary artists Princess Cruises is showcasing some of today's top contemporary artists and lecturers in a series of special Art Connoisseur Cruises designed for both avid collectors and art newcomers. A range of internationally acclaimed artists will join the ship during these cruises, including names such as bas... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News
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