Monthly Archives: April 2014

Jamaica’s Lynch Stepping Down

Will Leave Director of Tourism Post at End of May

Jamaica’s Lynch Stepping Down John Lynch is stepping down as Jamaica’s director of tourism at the end of May, following five and a half years in the post. Word of Lynch’s departure was reported by the Jamaica Gleaner in its April 28 edition. The paper also carried an advertisement in its Careers section that invited... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Bulsara Joins Travelbrands Inc.

Bulsara Joins Travelbrands Inc. Frank DeMarinis, CEO of TravelBrands Inc., has announced the appointment of Firdosh Bulsara to the role of vice-president, Commercial, for ALBATours. In this new role, Bulsara will take over the management of ALBATours from Gianni Bragagnolo, who has managed and grown the brand for the last... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Tour Operators

NCL Incentive

NCL Incentive Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is offering travellers the opportunity to take advantage of limited time savings on one of its seven-day inter-island cruises in Hawaii on board the newly refurbished Pride of America. Guests who book a new Hawaii cruise reservation, from April 28 through May 2,... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Specials

Indulge in Whistler: Play, Dine and Unwind

Indulge in Whistler: Play, Dine and Unwind From May 1-15, Indulge in Whistler puts spring on the menu, inviting guests to enjoy Whistler’s golf, spa and dining options with valuable savings. The Indulge in Whistler golf, spa and stay package starts at $139 p.p., per night and includes two night’s accommodation in a moderate room,... more ›
Posted in West

Mexico: A Destination For All Seasons

Don't Miss The Special Tianguis Report In This Week's CTP

Mexico: A Destination For All Seasons Winter's end doesn't mean Mexico isn't on the minds of Canadians who will be on the move in the next few months, reports Ian Stalker in this week's edition of Canadian Travel Press. Rodrigo Esponda, who oversees the Mexico Tourism Board in Canada, confidently states many from this country... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

HAC Defends Temporary Foreign Worker Program

HAC Defends Temporary Foreign Worker Program The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is defending the Temporary Foreign Worker Program stating that immediate action is needed to improve rather than eliminate the program. Canada’s hotel industry, which currently employs more than 290,000 people, is facing a nation-wide labour shortage... more ›
Posted in News

Goway Introduces Iceland

Goway Introduces Iceland For the past 44 years, Goway has been sending travellers to some of the world’s most interesting and exotic destinations. Always looking to expand its horizons, Goway now offers Iceland, an increasingly popular choice for a holiday, or as a stopover, en route to Europe with... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

CWT Meetings & Events Enters Chinese Market

CWT Meetings & Events Enters Chinese Market CWT Meetings & Events, the global meetings and events division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has announced its entry into China’s rapidly growing meetings and events (M&E) market. CWT Meetings & Events in China has been granted a tour operating license by the China National... more ›
Posted in News

ALBATours’ Transatlantic Crossing Now on Sale

ALBATours’ Transatlantic Crossing Now on Sale The fall 2014 sailing of ALBATours’ popular transatlantic crossing cruise is now available in the system and features savings of up to $900 per couple when booked by May 16. The 26-day/24-night cruise holiday, which this year takes place aboard the Costa Mediterranea, starts from $2,799... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Tour Operators

Princess Unveils 2015 Japan Program

Princess Unveils 2015 Japan Program Demonstrating a continuing commitment to developing the Japan cruise market, Carnival Corporation has announced the 2015 Japan cruise program for Princess Cruises which features Diamond Princess returning for the line’s third season, and introduces new cruises as short as three nights to... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations