Following months of persistence, ACTA president David McCaig (right, in the picture) met with Carnival Cruise Corporation president Arnold Donald earlier this month in New York City -- the first time the two had met since ACTA sent a letter to request open collaboration and express the... more ›
Air Travel Remains Steady, but US Travel From Canada Slows
In this week's Travel Courier, Mike Dunbar reports that it appears that the wheels have fallen off a five-year travel surge to the United States, with early year statistics showing cross-border overnight demand dropped 3% in February, following a 0.3% decline a month earlier.
But there's... more ›
TravelPress’ Greg Coates is in Orlando to discover Walt Disney World Resort’s newest adventure, the “crowning jewel” of New Fantasyland – the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, representing the completion of the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history. Watch for full coverage in upcoming... more ›
The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) has named Antje Splettstoesser (pictured, left) as the new director of sales and marketing for Canada, joining Carina Schumacher, who has been appointed manager of public relations in the Canadian office.
Splettstoesser obtained a degree in tourism... more ›
For a limited time, Silversea Cruises is offering a special booking incentive – Siliver Select -- exclusively in the Canadian and US markets.
The new Silver Select promotion enables guests to personalize their voyage with three special offers: a two-category suite upgrade, a $500 p.p.... more ›
From winter 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line (HAL) will have two ships exploring the mysteries and wonders of the Far East.
The 1,432-passenger Volendam will sail a series of 14- to 17-day cruises and non-repeating itineraries, while the 1,404-passenger Rotterdam takes an epic... more ›
Dut Phuc Ngo, a sole proprietor trading as Sky Asia Travel, has been charged with one count of failing to hold customer funds in a designated trust account, contrary to the Travel Industry Act, 2002.
The first court appearance is scheduled for May 15 at the Ontario Court of Justice in... more ›
Guinness World Records has confirmed that China’s newly opened Hengqin Chimelong Ocean Kingdom is the world’s largest aquarium.
Located in the Guangdong province of China (pictured), the aquatic theme park has seven themed areas, each representing a different part of the ocean.
In... more ›
90% of Surveyed Customers Very Satisfied or Satisfied
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) reports record traveller satisfaction scores for 2013, based on its customer feedback program, CWT Listens.
The percentage of very satisfied or satisfied travellers improved from 84% to 90% in CWT North America, CWT’s largest customer base. Similar... more ›
WestJet has launched new daily non-stop service from Calgary International Airport to New York (JFK) and Prince George, BC.
“John F. Kennedy International Airport is the busiest international passenger gateway in the United States and a hub for our US partners, American Airlines and Delta... more ›