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Monthly Archives: February 2013

IATA looking for global solutions

IATA looking for global solutions IATA is calling on governments to agree on a global approach to market-based measures (MBMs) to help aviation manage the 2% of global man-made carbon emissions for which it is responsible. The airline industry association also stressed the need for governments and industry to align on all four... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Canadians still #1 in Florida

Canadians still #1 in Florida Canada remained Florida's number one international market for 2012, delivering a 7.3% increase over 2011 in Canadian visitors to the Sunshine State. Preliminary figures indicate 3,562,000 Canadians visited Florida in 2012, up from 3,278,000 in 2011. In 2012, about 1,878,000 Canadians flew to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Frontier drops Expedia

Frontier drops Expedia Denver-based Frontier Airlines says that its schedules and fares will no longer be available on Expedia. The move takes effect immediately and comes after Frontier and Expedia were unable to reach agreement to continue offering Frontier's schedules and fares on the online travel agency's web site.... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Canadians now connected to trivago

Canadians now connected to trivago The German-based, hotel price comparison search engine, trivago GmbH, is launching in Canada. Kingstar Media announced that it's launching http://www.trivago.ca as a new site that will find accommodation deals for Canadians. Operating in 33 countries, trivago welcomes 20 million unique users each... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts

TRAVELSAVERS expands Canadian team

TRAVELSAVERS expands Canadian team TRAVELSAVERS has announced the appointment of Ramon Jacinto as director of business development for Canada. Jacinto is now responsible for increasing TRAVELSAVERS' Canadian membership base of independent travel agencies nationwide. Jacinto brings more than 15 years of sales experience to... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News

Steigenberger expands Discover the World partnership

Steigenberger expands Discover the World partnership Steigenberger Hotel Group has expanded its sales representation with Discover the World Marketing in five countries, which are its largest international markets -- US, Canada, France, UK and Russia. Discover the World Marketing now develops sales and marketing for Steigenberger Hotel Groups in 14... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

Anderson set to host Agent Appreciation events

Anderson set to host Agent Appreciation events Anderson Vacations is set to host a series of cross-Canada Agent Appreciation events. The schedule is as follows: Winnipeg, March 11, Four Points by Sheraton; Calgary, March 12, Buzzards/Bottlescrew Bills; Edmonton, March 13, Ramada on Kingsway; Vancouver, March 14, Sandman On Georgia (Moxies);... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Royal Caribbean casts Chenoweth as newest godmother

Royal Caribbean casts Chenoweth as newest godmother Emmy and Tony award-winning Kristin Chenoweth is adding yet another accolade to her impressive resume -- godmother to Royal Caribbean International's Quantum of the Seas. The cruise line announced the appointment, which is steeped in maritime tradition, in an unconventional way during a red... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Waikoloa links on the Big Island get nav app

Waikoloa links on the Big Island get nav app The Beach and Kings' Courses located within the Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Big Island have released a new free mobile app designed to help navigate both courses with ease. With the app, golfers can keep score, receive hole descriptions with tips, experience real time GPS navigation, interact on... more ›
Posted in Hawaii, News

See boys of summer in spring with AZ hotels

See boys of summer in spring with AZ hotels It's spring training season for professional baseball players, and fans are streaming south to take in those early games by the boys of summer. In Scottsdale, AZ visitors can see games by the World Champion San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium or the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies... more ›
Posted in News, West
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