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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Celebrating World Tourism Day

Celebrating World Tourism Day Today is World Tourism Day (WTD) 2012, which is being held under the theme "Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development."Travel organizations from around the world are celebrating the day with official celebrations taking place in Maspalomas, Spain. According to World Tourism... more ›
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TICO charges

TICO charges Anas Araznajani has been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to the Ontario Travel Industry Act. Araznajani is a partner of a travel registrant, Business Travel Management whose registration terminated on March 31. Araznajani continued to operate in... more ›
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PATA gaining momentum

PATA gaining momentum The PATA Travel Mart 2012 has opened in Manila, Philippines with some 925 attendees taking parting in the three-day annual B2B travel industry event, organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and hosted by The Department of Tourism and Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines.... more ›
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Tauck launches new family river cruise

Tauck launches new family river cruise Featured prominently in Tauck's 2013 Bridges collection is its new river cruise itinerary, "Bon Voyage: France Family River Cruise."The 10-day itinerary (from $4,690 p.p., plus air) begins with an included two-night hotel stay with guided sightseeing in Paris that highlights the Eiffel Tower, the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Transat Distribution expands marketing team

Transat Distribution expands marketing team Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) has announced three new additions to its marketing team. Michelle Armstrong (pictured on the left) joins the team as manager, Groups and Special Programs. Most recently with Transat Tours Canada, Armstrong has the experience in both the groups and sales teams,... more ›
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Contiki offers Backstage Pass to Europe

Contiki offers Backstage Pass to Europe Contiki Holidays has launched a new and improved Europe brochure for 2013-2014, highlighted by 11 new trips and a number of updated itineraries. According to officials, Contiki's new Europe brochure features "the best there is to see and do on the continent with a Backstage Pass to exclusive... more ›
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GLP offers special Variety commission levels

GLP offers special Variety commission levels As part of its recently announced partnership with Variety Cruises, GLP Worldwide Expedition Travel & Tours is offering very attractive commission rates to agents on future Variety bookings. For all Variety Cruise bookings made through GLP Worldwide from now until Sept. 12, 2013: first cabin booked... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise, News

Flight Centre appointment

Flight Centre appointment Flight Centre has announced the appointment of Richard Job as its new vice-president, product, replacing Jason Hartley who is returning to Australia to work with the company's parent company Flight Centre Limited. Based in Vancouver, Job's role will be responsible for ensuring Flight Centre Canada... more ›
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Additional space at Castle good for weddings

Additional space at Castle good for weddings The Castle in Hawaii, a vacation rental property on Hawai'i Island, has announced increased capacity and amenities with the introduction of another space on the property. Due to remodelling efforts over the winter, five to six people can be accommodated in the adjoining Carriage House for short or... more ›
Posted in Hawaii, News, Resorts

Kentucky unveils ColorFall 2012

Kentucky unveils ColorFall 2012 Fall has arrived in Kentucky and with it the 2012 edition of the ColorFall program promoting travel to peak foliage viewing areas and autumn events around Kentucky. Co-ordinated by the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism and the Kentucky Department of Parks, ColorFall is now in its 27th year.... more ›
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