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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Transat Calling All Adventurers, Thrill Seekers

Transat Calling All Adventurers, Thrill Seekers Transat's upcoming Travel Basecamp web series is set to take travellers off the beaten path showcasing a new way for travellers to journey through Honduras. The four-part series dedicated to Honduras leaves the comfort of the resort, with participants spurring travellers to tempt fate in... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

New Agent Incentive From Adventure Canada

New Agent Incentive From Adventure Canada Adventure Canada is offering a special incentive to individual travel agents throughout the 2015 expedition season. In addition to regular commissions, Canadian agents will receive a bonus $100 Visa gift card for every new client booked aboard a 2015 Ocean Endeavour expedition. Destinations... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators

Carnival Initiates ‘Great Group Getaway’

Carnival Initiates ‘Great Group Getaway’ As part of a new group sales promotion, Carnival Cruise Line is waiving its initial deposit requirement for group bookings, as well as offering a free cruise berth, on a variety of “Fun Ship” departures. The promotion can be booked through June 30. With the promotion, deposits are... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Specials

Cast Your Vote

TICO Election Ballots Are Out

Cast Your Vote The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) has sent out ballots to all registrants for the election of three positions on the TICO Board of Directors. The eligible candidates on the ballot are: Retail, Wholesale or Marketing Group Candidates (3 year position) are Kari Lynn Larsen, Dragonfly... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Maui Film Festival Special

Maui Film Festival Special In celebration of the Maui Film Festival, Tropical Villa Vacations – a management and rental agent for Wailea Beach Villas – has reduced its spring rates by up to 20%. The 16th Annual Maui Film Festival will be held June 3-7 with a schedule of events at various venues in Wailea on Maui,... more ›
Posted in Hawaii

Experience Kissimmee Flying High

Canada Ranked As Top International Market

Experience Kissimmee Flying High In Toronto for the first time in his new role as president and CEO of Experience Kissimmee, DT Minich isn't the only new development for the tourism arm of Florida's Osceola County. During an industry luncheon on May 21, Minich, who joined Experience Kissimmee last August, said he was recruited... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

TravelBrands Granted CCAA Protection

Business As Usual As Company Restructures Certain Business Areas

TravelBrands Granted CCAA Protection Toronto-based TravelBrands Inc. has obtained an Order from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial Division) granting it creditor protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“CCAA”)(the “Initial Order”). The company said that it had commenced these... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

CTC Has New Corporate Identity: Destination Canada

CTC Has New Corporate Identity: Destination Canada The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is getting a new corporate identity: Destination Canada. Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) (Agriculture) announced the move at Rendez-vous Canada 2015 in Niagara Falls. According to officials, Destination Canada represents... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Access Alsace

Access Alsace Alsace, a north-eastern French region bordering Germany and Switzerland, was in the spotlight yesterday (May 26) in Toronto as a delegation of tourism officials met with travel trade to promote the area known for its castles, traditional villages, wine and gastronomy. In Strasbourg, home to... more ›
Posted in Destinations

Chelsea Takes Accessible Tourism to Next Level

Chelsea Takes Accessible Tourism to Next Level The Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, is the first hotel to adopt “Closing the Gap,” an accessibility program designed to enhance the hospitality experience for persons with disabilities. The Chelsea will offer a Guest Accessibility Package to hotel guests, providing them with a wealth of... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News