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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Windstar Welcomes Solo Travellers

Windstar Welcomes Solo Travellers For the first time, Windstar Cruises is offering solo travellers the chance to experience the “trip of a lifetime” with waived or reduced rates on select voyages booked by Sept. 18. Windstar extends this more affordable style of single cruising on more than 130 voyages including... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Transat Sets Sights On Paris

Transat Sets Sights On Paris Transat reports that travellers will be able to fly from Toronto to Paris this winter thanks to the addition of new connecting flights to Montreal. Air Transat will also be offering a new Montreal-Toronto route allowing passengers to leave from Montreal and board Toronto flights for London,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Fairmont Takes ‘F-scapes’ Program On The Road

Fairmont Takes ‘F-scapes’ Program On The Road Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has expanded its F-scapes collection of unique travel experiences available for this summer with the introduction of three new Road Trip packages in the US. The luxury hotel group has curated a series of insider road trips in partnership with Cadillac, the... more ›
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Aruba’ Bucuti Resort Joins ‘Pack For A Purpose’

Aruba’ Bucuti Resort Joins ‘Pack For A Purpose’ Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts has taken its commitment to the local Aruba community to the next level by joining Pack for a Purpose – designed to help travellers who wish to make a meaningful contribution in the communities they visit. “Our commitment to sustainability goes... more ›
Posted in Resorts

Registration Open for TRAVELSAVERS Boot Camps

Registration Open for TRAVELSAVERS Boot Camps TRAVELSAVERS Canada reports that registration for its regional 2015 Business Building Boot Camps is open. The intensive profit-building program is designed to deliver innovative ideas, educational sessions and actionable strategies, proven money-making programs, a trade show, one-on-one... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

Looking at the Future of Global Airline Competition

Etihad CEO Highlights Importance of Choice, Innovation

Looking at the Future of Global Airline Competition Etihad Airways president and CEO James Hogan emphasized the importance of consumer choice and innovation as the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry during a public conversation before an audience of approximately 4,000 attendees at the 2015 Global Business... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

JTB’s Sandra Scott Retiring

Praised For “Unwavering Commitment” To Jamaica Tourism

JTB’s Sandra Scott Retiring Sandra Scott, deputy director of tourism-marketing for the Jamaica Tourist Board is retiring. Well known here in Canada in her role running the JTB's offices, Scott's decision to retire is a personal one. Paul Pennicook, director of tourism for the Jamaica Tourist Board, offered his comments... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Sandals Montego Bay Set for Enhancements

Sandals Montego Bay Set for Enhancements Sandals Resorts reports that its flagship resort, Sandals Montego Bay, is set for major enhancements. All 66 guest rooms and suites in the Beachfront Village will undergo a complete renovation – to be ready by mid-December – including new bathrooms with ivory flooring, mosaic tiles,... more ›
Posted in Resorts

Intrepid, Tauck Heading Back to Nepal

Intrepid, Tauck Heading Back to Nepal Intrepid Travel says the first safety assessment of the Annapurna region of Nepal since April's earthquake shows it's safe for tourists to return to the region. The assessment, conducted by Miyamoto-Earthquake Structural Engineers and carried out from June 25 to July 2, declared that the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, Tour Operators

Round-The-World With Star Alliance

Round-The-World With Star Alliance Star Alliance has expanded its Round-the-World (RTW) fare to include travel in Premium Economy Class. “With 11 of our member carriers now offering a dedicated Premium Economy cabin, we are pleased to offer our customers to make use of this extra comfort on their Round-the-World travels,”... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Specials
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