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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
TICO Election Ballots Are Out
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 ›
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 ›
Canada Ranked As Top International Market
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 ›
Business As Usual As Company Restructures Certain Business Areas
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›