The timing was right for Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts to call in Toronto Friday for a trade luncheon extolling the virtues of the luxury brand, which includes the Burj Al Arab in Dubai (the famed “sailboat” hotel).
Company VP sales and marketing Americas Tom Civitano told travel agents... more ›
Viking Sea Meets Water for First Time
Viking Ocean Cruises' second ship – the 930-passenger Viking Sea – was “floated out” last week, marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touched water.
The traditional ceremony took place June 25 at Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard – little more... more ›
Trafalgar has released its most comprehensive Americas program to date, with the 2016 The Americas brochure showcasing its USA, Canada, Central and South America itineraries in one singular brochure.
Building on the brand’s promise to provide industry partners with the best tools they need... more ›
WestJet Accepts Milestone Aircraft From Bombardier
WestJet congratulated Bombardier on June 25 for the delivery of its 500th Q400 aircraft. The milestone aircraft was delivered to WestJet during a ceremony at Bombardier's assembly site in Toronto.
“The speed, reliability, guest comfort and economics offered by the Q400 have made this... more ›
Services International Ltd. says “cat-ty” sorts will be at home in India's Ranthambore National Park.
Pramod Singla, director of the New Delhi-based company, says the park is best-known for its tiger-sighting opportunities, adding its “50-50” that those who go on one of his company's... more ›
Celebrity Cruises and MGM Resorts International have come together to give loyalty program members more ways to travel in style.
Celebrity’s Captain’s Club and MGM Resorts’ M life members can choose from exclusive premium offers throughout the year. These include complimentary cruises... more ›
Playa Resorts, which recently introduced the Hyatt Ziva/Zilara brands, will host two webinars in July, open to all Canadian travel agents.
The following is a link for the July 3 webinar, 10 a.m. (Pacific): https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3440806557719045377 . A second will be held... more ›
BC's Panorama Mountain Resort has launched its summer operations.
The resort’s Bike Park is now operating seven days a week, from 10 a.m. To 5 p.m., until Aug. 30. All 16 downhill trails are open for riders of all abilities to enjoy.
Panorama has also announced the completion of a... more ›
Boat Tours, Fireworks All Part of the Fun
Steeped in Canadian history and surrounded by stunning natural scenery, Niagara offers a long list of uniquely Canadian ways to celebrate Canada Day.
What better place is there to mark Canada’s national birthday on July 1 than in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake, which played a pivotal role... more ›
Air Canada welcomed news from Unifor, representing the airline's approximately 4,000 Customer Service and Sales Agents, that its members have ratified an agreement on a new collective agreement for five years.
“The ratification of this new contract by our customer service and sales agents... more ›