Monthly Archives: February 2014

March Travel Hot Spots's Top Five Hots Spots All Southern Destinations

March Travel Hot Spots In anticipation of the rush for spring getaways, the travel experts at asked its data team to see which destinations jumped in popularity for Canadians looking to travel in March, and the five destinations to make’s Top 5 March Travel Hot Spots are all southern... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

HAL Ups The Rewards For Group Bookings

HAL Ups The Rewards For Group Bookings Holland America Line (HAL) is rewarding travel agents who act now and make a group booking by April 30 with two bonus points through its Group Amenities Program (GAP). The additional points add extra value, enabling agents to include more incentives to their group booking such as a cocktail... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise

Miami Sets New Tourism Record

Record 14.2 Million Overnight Visitors Visit in 2013

Miami Sets New Tourism Record Miami is on a hot streak. Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) president & CEO William D. Talbert, III, (pictured) reports that Travel and Tourism’s overnight visitors to Greater Miami and the Beaches for 2013 surpassed another benchmark with a record-breaking 14.2... more ›
Posted in News

Cuba Cruise Back For Second Season

Seven-night circumnavigation sailings return in December

Cuba Cruise Back For Second Season Midway through its successful inaugural season, Cuba Cruise, affiliated with Louis Cruises, has announced new sailing details for the 2014/2015 season. The Canadian company launches its much-anticipated second season with seven-night circumnavigation sailings embarking every Monday from... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Say ‘I Do’ With Carnival

Say ‘I Do’ With Carnival Carnival Cruise Lines has revamped its popular wedding program – upgrading everything from floral arrangements, decorations and photography to new culinary selections and an even greater variety of romantic on-island ceremonies – allowing couples to make their “big day” even more... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Japan Now Epic

Japan Now Epic Vail Resorts, Inc. has expanded its epic partnership to one of the snowiest and most celebrated ski resorts in the world – Niseko, Japan. The new partnership represents the first Asian partner for the company, adding even more significance to the best valued pass in the snow sports... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

FLL Set For Expansion

FLL Set For Expansion Air-sea travellers will find Port Everglades a little more convenient later this year when a second runway at neighbouring Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) opens in September. The new 2,400-metre runway will help improve flight times and reduce delays at FLL, one of the... more ›
Posted in Destinations

Solstice Masts Clipped To Clear Lions Gate Bridge

Solstice Masts Clipped To Clear Lions Gate Bridge One of the bigger cruise ships on the seas will soon make its way to Vancouver for the first time -- after getting some corrective surgery on its tallest masts. The Celebrity Solstice is scheduled to sail on the Alaska route from Vancouver this summer, bringing its capacity of 2,850... more ›
Posted in West

Visitors Help Plant Koa Trees

Visitors Help Plant Koa Trees Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods has launched forest tree planting tours, inviting guests to walk in the footsteps of Hawaiian royalty and make a meaningful contribution to the restoration of Hawaii’s first koa tree Legacy Forest. Each guest is invited to plant a special koa tree seedling, as... more ›
Posted in Hawaii

Air France Increases Summer Service

Air France Increases Summer Service On May 12, Air France will be adding a third daily flight out of Montreal on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays to up its weekly schedule by three extra flights. This means that for the periods of May 12-31 and Sept. 30 to Oct. 12, travellers will be able to avail themselves of 1,400 additional... more ›
Posted in Airlines