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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Economy impacts on growth

Economy impacts on growth International visitor arrivals into Asia Pacific destinations during May 2012 showed a collective gain of 3% year-on-year according to PATA. The association pointed out that it was the second consecutive month with a declining growth rate and heralds the impact of the various economic contagions... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Discover the Badlands this fall

Discover the Badlands this fall There are some new road trips available this fall that will allow visitors to discover the Canadian Badlands. Here are just a few of the options: !!! Drumheller, Alberta- No wonder Tom Cochrane filmed his hit tune, Life is a Highway, in the Canadian Badlands of South-Eastern Alberta. Less-travelled... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

New evidence exonerates Princess in rescue case

New evidence exonerates Princess in rescue case Princess Cruises has released recently discovered video footage of a rescue at sea of a small boat adrift for nearly a month in the Pacific Ocean that conclusively confirms the adrift boat, the Fifty Cent, was not the small boat spotted and photographed by three Princess passengers several weeks... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Vacation.com helping members stay tech-savvy

Vacation.com helping members stay tech-savvy Vacation.com reports its various training programs have been successful and offer details of upcoming training opportunities. Through in-person events, as well as live and on-demand webinars, Vacation.com has reached nearly 8,000 participants year-to-date. Throughout the year, Vacation.com offers... more ›
Posted in News

Air Canada celebrates 75th with fare promotion

Air Canada celebrates 75th with fare promotion In celebration of the 75th anniversary of its inaugural flight, Air Canada has launched a special promotion offering a 15% discount off Tango and Tango Plus fares for travel this fall to 75 destinations within North America, including its entire Canada-wide network and select transborder routes to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Specials

New’ Sandy Beach resort set to welcome guests Nov. 1

New’ Sandy Beach resort set to welcome guests Nov. 1 Beginning Oct. 1, the original developers will again assume responsibility for what has been Beaches Sandy Bay, with the Negril, Jamaica, property that has been operated by Sandals then being known as Sandy Bay Beach Resort. The all-inclusive resort will be for singles, couples and families.... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts

Sunwing welcomes Grand Palladium resort

Sunwing welcomes Grand Palladium resort As its relationship with Palladium Hotels & Resorts continues to develop, Sunwing has added Mexico's five-star Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa to its 2012/2013 holiday offerings. Located on the Riviera Maya, the resort offers views of the Caribbean Sea. The all-suite resort has 264... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Half Moon ‘Thaw’ promo offers free nights

Half Moon ‘Thaw’ promo offers free nights Half Moon, a luxury resort in Rose Hall, Jamaica, has launched the Great Winter Thaw that gives the seventh night free for travellers wanting to escape winter cold for the sunshine and beaches of Jamaica. Guests travelling to the resort between Jan. 6 and April 6 will receive the seventh night... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts, Specials

Insight has US, Canada savings

Insight has US, Canada savings Insight Vacations' 2013/14 USA & Canada brochure captures the essence of North America's highlights, while offering premium accommodations in central locations, luxury coaches and expert guides. The 2013 program also offers new inclusions and upgrades on both premium and luxury tours. And for only... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Deadline extended for top BC tourism nominees

Deadline extended for top BC tourism nominees There is still time to nominate those special individuals in the tourism or hospitality industry that have gone above and beyond the call of duty, for the BC Tourism and Hospitality Awards. This is the opportunity to recognize an outstanding tourism and hospitality industry member, with the... more ›
Posted in News, West
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