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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Whistler hosts world’s top lugers

Whistler hosts world’s top lugers The top luge competitors in the world make their way to Whistler this week for the Luge World Championships at the Whistler Sliding Centre - home to the bobsleigh, luge and skeleton events for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The 2013 FIL (International Luge Federation) World Championships race days... more ›
Posted in News, West

G Adventures set for ‘Connect with the CEO’ webinar

G Adventures set for ‘Connect with the CEO’ webinar G Adventures will host its first "Connect with the CEO"webinar of 2013 on Thursday (Jan. 31) at 1 p.m. EST, giving agents the opportunity to connect with Minji Park, a CEO that has been leading tours in Japan and Southeast Asia with G Adventures since 2009. Park will share her local insight and... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

International tourism to continue robust growth in 2013

International tourism to continue robust growth in 2013 International tourist arrivals grew by 4% in 2012 to reach 1.035 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Emerging economies (+4.1%) regained the lead over advanced economies (+3.6%), with Asia and the Pacific showing the strongest results. Growth is expected to continue in... more ›
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Bahamas savings offer extended

Bahamas savings offer extended The Islands Of The Bahamas has extended the booking window on its $300 and $200 Instant Savings promotional offer. Travellers can now book an air-inclusive vacation package through March 11 and receive $300 instant savings on stays of six nights or longer. For visits of three, four or five nights,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Specials

Win airfare to Israel in new Facebook contest

Win airfare to Israel in new Facebook contest The Israel Ministry of Tourism has launched a new "My Israel - My Way"Facebook contest, offering a chance to win free roundtrip airfare to Israel for two via El Al Israel Airlines. The new contest requires participants to visit the Israel Ministry of Tourism Facebook page and select the "My Israel... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

CNTO launches new North American web site

CNTO launches new North American web site The China National Tourist Office (CNTO) has launched a new web site designed specifically for travellers from North America. The site, http://www.cnto.org , has been completely redesigned and updated with the goal of enabling tourists and travel professionals to learn more about the destination,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Grand Case offers travel agent discounts

Grand Case offers travel agent discounts St. Martin's Grand Case Beach Club is offering travel agents a 50% discount, space available, from April 1 to Oct. 31. The discount applies to rack rates, which include continental breakfast daily, use of all non-motorized water sports equipment, and a bottle of red or white wine on arrival, for a... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News

Encore offers European savings

Encore offers European savings Encore Cruises is offering an exclusive savings of $200 per couple off the cost of air when customers book their flights to Europe with Encore in conjunction with a European cruise with Royal Caribbean International. The offer is valid on all new individual bookings (not applicable to groups) made... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Specials

Anderson releases new Escorted touring brochure

Anderson releases new Escorted touring brochure Anderson Vacations is advising travel agents that its 2013-2014 Fully Escorted touring brochure is hot off the press and on the way to travel agencies across the country. "Anderson has listened to our travel agent partners throughout the past year when it came to our Fully Escorted touring... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Porter, Singapore Airlines begin new interline agreement

Porter, Singapore Airlines begin new interline agreement Singapore Airlines and Porter Airlines have finalized an interline agreement that provides another travel option between Asia and Canada. The routing links Porter's main base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport with Singapore Changi Airport via a connection at Newark Liberty International Airport.... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News
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