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Monthly Archives: December 2014

CWT Survey: Mobile Technology Will Dominate 2015

Interactive Site Helps Travel Managers Benchmark Trends

CWT Survey: Mobile Technology Will Dominate 2015 Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT)’s annual travel manager survey shows that data security and mobile technology will have the highest impact on travel programs in 2015. Completed by more than 1,100 travel managers, the survey also included key trends such as the sharing economy and travel... more ›
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Agencies Cruising to New CLIA Membership Program

Agencies Cruising to New CLIA Membership Program Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) new membership structure has received an enthusiastic welcome by travel agencies and agents. Unveiled in early October, the three-tiered program offers benefits to all member host agencies, consortia and individual travel agents. The highest... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Destination Wedding Special

Destination Wedding Special Air Canada Vacations (ACV) is promoting destination weddings where the bride and groom stay free with 10 or more guests. To boot, the knot-tying couple is eligible for flight upgrades and complimentary access to Air Canada's Maple Leaf Lounge on select flights. Further, once the nuptials are... more ›
Posted in Specials, Tour Operators

EgyptAir Picks Sabre for Transformation Project

EgyptAir Picks Sabre for Transformation Project EgyptAir has signed an agreement with Sabre that will see it helping to develop and implement a transformation program for EgyptAir Airlines and Express. The government-owned Star Alliance carrier is embarking on a comprehensive transformation strategy to increase revenues, improve... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

‘New’ Coconut Bay Goes to New Heights

‘New’ Coconut Bay Goes to New Heights Saint Lucia’s Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa has taken its adults-only Harmony wing facilities and amenities, and the resort’s “Two Worlds in One” design, to new heights. Fall renovations – including a new pool and activities like rum tastings – are among the surprises in... more ›
Posted in Resorts

Mob Museum Set to Debut Audio Tours

Mob Museum Set to Debut Audio Tours For the first time, Las Vegas' The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will make audio tours available to its visitors, starting in February. Recorded in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Portuguese, the tours will enable the museum to speak to a wider... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Kodo Drummers Returning to Toronto

Kodo Drummers Returning to Toronto Japan's world famous Kodo Drummers are returning to Toronto after four years. Tickets are now on sale now for Kodo's new groundbreaking show: Kodo One Earth Tour: Mystery, which runs one night only – March 12 at the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts. Tickets are available by calling... more ›
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Cheeseburger in Paradise

Norwegian to Set Sail With Buffett's Margaritaville

Cheeseburger in Paradise Cruisers should get their Fins Up and shakers of salt ready, as the first-ever floating Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant and 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar will soon set sail onboard the all-new Norwegian Escape. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Kevin Sheehan announced the news at a... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

What’s Your Preference?

Expedia Report Looks at Canadians' Beach Behaviour

What’s Your Preference? In its 2014 Flip Flop report, Expedia.ca takes a look at the beach behaviour and preferences amongst global travellers. According to the study, two-thirds of Canadians (67%) are likely to take a beach vacation in the near future – and they don’t need any special reason to do so, with 84% of... more ›
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Bringing The World Together

Tourism and Culture Focus of 2015 Conference

Bringing The World Together The First World Conference on Tourism and Culture will bring together Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture from around the world with experts and stakeholders from both sectors to explore new models of partnership between tourism and culture. The conference takes place from Feb. 4-6,... more ›
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