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Monthly Archives: August 2013

AIR NEW ZEALAND PROFITS SOAR

AIR NEW ZEALAND PROFITS SOAR Air New Zealand has reported earnings before taxation of $256 million for the 2013 financial year, an increase of 172% on the previous year and the company’s best result in five years. The net profit after taxation was $182 million, which is $111 million or 156% up on the previous year. Operating... more ›
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WESTJET TO PURCHASE 65 BOEING 737 MAX AIRCRAFT

WESTJET TO PURCHASE 65 BOEING 737 MAX AIRCRAFT WestJet has entered into a letter of intent to purchase 65 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing, consisting of 40 737 MAX 8 and 25 737 MAX 7 aircraft, with delivery scheduled to begin in September 2017. “We are proud to continue our long-standing relationship with Boeing and are thrilled that we will be... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

SUNQUEST BRINGS BACK IXTAPA

SUNQUEST BRINGS BACK IXTAPA Ixtapa, Mexico has made a return to the Sunquest line-up with packages in the system and ready to book. Offering a wide range of flexible flight options, all clients need to do is decide when they want to travel and Sunquest will do the rest. Ixtapa boasts a collection of world-class hotels,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

G ADVENTURES NAMES VP OF GLOBAL MARKETING

G ADVENTURES NAMES VP OF GLOBAL MARKETING Following a two-year search, G Adventures has announced the appointment of Alon Marcovici to the position of vice-president, global marketing. Marcovici joins the company with more than 18 years of sales and marketing communication experience and most recently served as vice-president of consumer... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tour Operators

PRINCESS ‘ENDLESS SUMMER SALE’

PRINCESS ‘ENDLESS SUMMER SALE’ Princess Cruises is keeping summer alive with savings on more than 200 cruises to destinations such as the Caribbean, Tahiti, Hawaii and Australia & New Zealand, as well as mini Getaway cruises from Los Angeles and Ft. Lauderdale. The “Endless Summer Sale,” which runs through Sept. 17, offers... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Specials

MILLENNIUM EXPECTED BACK IN SERVICE SEPT. 22

MILLENNIUM EXPECTED BACK IN SERVICE SEPT. 22 After persistent propulsion problems brought Celebrity Millennium’s Alaska cruise season to an end earlier this month, officials have announced plans to have the ship back in service Sept. 22 when it will sail from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale (via the Panama Canal). The ship is currently making... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

FABULOUS 40+

FABULOUS 40+ As part of its international “Find Your Fabulous” wellness and medical tourism campaign, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is unveiling a friendly global competition intended to salute ladies who are still fit and fabulous after their 40th birthdays. The Fabulous 40+ Photo Contest invites... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

UNIVERSAL HAS CANADIAN SPECIAL

UNIVERSAL HAS CANADIAN SPECIAL Universal Orlando Resort is now offering residents of Canada an exclusive 40% hotel discount at its on-site hotels. Canadian guests will receive 40% off a four-night or longer stay at one of Universal Orlando’s three AAA Four Diamond Award-winning deluxe on-site hotels, including Loews Portofino... more ›
Posted in News, Specials

SECRET GARDENS ON TOUR BY VICTORIA HOTEL

SECRET GARDENS ON TOUR BY VICTORIA HOTEL Known as the City of Gardens, Victoria’s natural surroundings inspire visitors to head outdoors -- and a Victoria hotel is now offering a unique way to do so. Abigail’s Hotel has teamed up with Victorian Garden Tours on a Secret Gardens tours package, starting at $185 based on double occupancy.... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

TICO CHARGES

TICO CHARGES Rubin and Toby Fergenbaum have been charged with one count each of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to the Ontario Travel Industry Act. The two operated as Haliburton Cottage Rental and offered and sold cottage accommodations on behalf of cottage owners in Haliburton and... more ›
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