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Monthly Archives: December 2013

An open letter from SeaWorld

Officials address recent 'inaccurate reports'

An open letter from SeaWorld SeaWorld, which says “inaccurate reports recently have generated questions about SeaWorld and the animals in our care” and which has subsequently seen several celebrity musicians decide against performing at its parks, is defending its track record. “The men and women of SeaWorld are... more ›
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Student travel conference coming to Toronto

Student travel conference coming to Toronto The Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) has announced the SYTA Annual Conference will be held in Toronto, Aug. 22-26. The conference is the premier marketplace dedicated to the student and youth travel industry, bringing tour operators and suppliers together to grow business... more ›
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Ireland unveils new signature driving route

Ireland unveils new signature driving route Tourism Ireland has announced details of its new signature driving route, the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s first long-distance driving route, stretching from the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal to Kinsale in County Cork, where travellers can navigate and discover Ireland’s wild west... more ›
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Azul Sensatori Jamaica now open

Azul Sensatori Jamaica now open Karisma Hotels & Resorts reports that Azul Sensatori Jamaica has opened its doors and welcomed its first guests on Dec. 20, marking the entry of the hotel brand into Jamaica. Azul Sensatori Jamaica is Azul Hotels & Villas’ first property outside of Mexico and its sixth property... more ›
Posted in Resorts

ACV optimizes Package+ system for agents

ACV optimizes Package+ system for agents Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has optimized data for the Package+ system for travel agents. According to officials, the resulting improvements will increase functionality, making searching for occupancy easier and quicker. The system will now support searches for single, double, triple or quad... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators

Transat exclusive

Transat exclusive The Iberostar Playa Mita in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, welcomed its first guests at the beginning of the month, a property where Transat Holidays offers exclusive privileges as part of its Distinction Collection. Ideal for adults and children, it is also part of Transat Holidays’ Family... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators

‘Take the CWT Challenge’

‘Take the CWT Challenge’ Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has released a board-game themed infographic and complementary video inviting travel managers to “tick all the boxes” to discover winning strategies and new ways of maximizing their travel programs. Featuring responses from CWT’s annual survey, the... more ›
Posted in Travel Agents

A guide to England’s hotspots for 2014

A guide to England’s hotspots for 2014 VisitEngland has released a guide to the top 2014 vacation hotspots in England, from litera-tours through Hardy’s Dorset and Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon to top cycle rides in the wilds of Yorkshire and the curves of the Olympic velopark. Two big blockbuster movies released in... more ›
Posted in Destinations

Paul Gauguin unveils 2015 voyages

Paul Gauguin unveils 2015 voyages Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 90-guest m/v Tere Moana, has released its 2015 schedule, highlighted by a new 10-night roundtrip Fiji itinerary on The Gauguin and a new seven-night roundtrip Venice itinerary on The Moana. The cruise line is extending savings of... more ›
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Olympic Museum reopens in Lausanne

Olympic Museum reopens in Lausanne The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland reopened on Dec. 21, just in time to mark the start of the XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia (Feb. 7- 23, 2014). Overlooking Lake Geneva in the waterfront Ouchy district, the museum was closed for nearly two years for an extensive renovation by... more ›
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