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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Canadians Choosing Staycations Over Travel

One Third Plan to Spend Time Doing Chores, Running Errands

Canadians Choosing Staycations Over Travel According to a recent survey from Expedia.ca, 55% of Canadians are planning to take more staycation time this year compared to last. Expedia.ca teamed up with Canadian travel blogger Nicole Wears from the Traveling Canucks who warns that while staycations may help Canadians cross items off... more ›
Posted in News

Scenic Tours Looks Ahead to 2015 Season

Scenic Tours Looks Ahead to 2015 Season Scenic Tours has launched its 144-page 2015 brochure detailing all of its all-inclusive offerings -- including new France itineraries and accompanying excursions such as a private soiree in a majestic Médoc Château. Two new ships – Scenic Opal and Scenic Jasper – will usher in the next... more ›
Posted in Cruise

New Dublin Leap Visitor Card Launched

New Dublin Leap Visitor Card Launched Canadians travelling to Dublin, Ireland, can now take advantage of a new “Leap Card” specially designed for tourists. The Leap Visitor Card offers visitors 72 hours of unlimited travel on Luas, DART, Iarnród Éireann’s short-hop zone and Dublin Bus – including the return trip... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

TICO Board Approves Comp Fund Claims

TICO Board Approves Comp Fund Claims On June 24, TICO’s board of directors approved payment of $51,020.54 to assist 51 consumers who did not receive the travel services for which they had paid. The payment was due to the closure of Amigo Travel Ltd. in Toronto ($9,171.00); Joy Travel & Tours in Toronto ($1,790) and Sky... more ›
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Win a Beach Getaway to Fort Lauderdale

Win a Beach Getaway to Fort Lauderdale Visitors to Fort Lauderdale can enjoy “2-For-1 Summer Savings” at an array of attractions through Sept. 30. And there’s something for everyone with activities like golfing, dining, nightlife, shopping and top-rated beaches. Visit http://www.sunny.org/summer to share details with clients... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives

Palace Has New Mobile Application

Palace Has New Mobile Application Mexico’s Palace Resorts has further developed the brand’s mobile phone application. Enabling guests to plan their vacation from any location, the application offers details on new promotions and events taking place at each of the brand’s seven oceanfront properties. Furthermore, the... more ›
Posted in Resorts

Agency Specializes in Aboriginal Tourism

Agency Specializes in Aboriginal Tourism Aboriginal Tourism BC (AtBC) has introduced its new Aboriginal Travel Services (ATS), a full-service travel agency dedicated to the business and leisure needs of companies, First Nations bands, organizations and individuals throughout Canada. Working with an established host agency, ATS uses... more ›
Posted in West

Saint Lucia Kicks Off Agent Months

SLAM Program Offers Booking Incentives, Special Rates

Saint Lucia Kicks Off Agent Months The Saint Lucia Tourist Board has launched its annual travel agent incentive program, Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM). Designed to bring travel agents to Saint Lucia, the promotion, which runs through Nov. 15, includes booking incentives and special rates on accommodations, airport... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Destinations, News

Sunrise, Ramnarine Tiwari Convicted

Sunrise, Ramnarine Tiwari Convicted After an extensive trial, Sunrise International Travels Inc. has been convicted of one count under the Travel Industry Act of failing to keep customer funds in a designated trust account until payment was made to the supplier of the travel services or a refund was provided. Ramnarine Tiwari,... more ›
Posted in News

ACV Offers Montreal-Curacao Service

ACV Offers Montreal-Curacao Service Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has introduced new non-stop Air Canada flights from Montreal to Curacao starting Jan. 1. The Montreal route is in addition to the non-stop Air Canada rouge flights from Toronto, which will start up again on Nov. 7 for the winter season. ACV is currently offering... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators
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