Monthly Archives: August 2015

New Look Intrepid Follows Its Passion

New Look Intrepid Follows Its Passion Intrepid Travel co-founder Darrell Wade says adventure travel specialist Intrepid remains healthy and wealthy following its parting of ways with tourism giant TUI AG, reports Ian Stalker in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. Germany-based TUI AG – which specializes in... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

DeNureTours’ New Brochure for the ‘Young at Heart’

DeNureTours’ New Brochure for the ‘Young at Heart’ DeNureTours is set to release its 2016 which it describes as having world-wide vacation options been designed specifically for the “young at heart.” In addition to popular itineraries in Newfoundland, New York City and Chicago, DeNureTours will also offer the opportunity to sail through... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

‘3 For Free’ With Princess

‘3 For Free’ With Princess Princess Cruises has introduced special savings during its “3 for Free” sale for guests booking Alaska, Caribbean and Europe cruises, as well as Alaska Land & Sea Vacations, with more than 700 cruises on sale in 2016 and 2017. The sale includes free stateroom location upgrades –... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Specials

LOT Family Friendly

LOT Family Friendly LOT is making travel for families with young children a little less stressful with the introduction of friendly and dedicated check-in stands, priority entry on board and the availability of changing tables, as well as a special on-board menu and entertainment. All services to families with... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

In Tune With Grenada

In Tune With Grenada Alitours is inviting people to be on hand for Grenada's first Pure Grenada Music Festival, set for April 5-10, 2016. The festival will be staged at different venues, showcasing the island's beauty. Alitours packages start at $1,429 (EP), per person, double and include return airfare from... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

Carnival Honours Top Agencies

Carnival Honours Top Agencies Two Canadian travel agencies were among 15 honoured by Carnival Cruise Line during the line's second annual Excellence Awards. Agencies were selected by Carnival’s sales team based on their innovative marketing techniques, brand advocacy and sales success strategies. The two Canadian... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Travel Agents

Barkman Appointed GM of Alt Hotel Winnipeg

Barkman Appointed GM of Alt Hotel Winnipeg Laurie Barkman has been appointed general manager of the Alt Hotel Winnipeg. With 25 years under her belt in the hospitality and tourism industries, Barkman has held a number of notable positions including director of sales and marketing for Lakeview Management, a national hotel management... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Hotels

SkyGreece Temporarily Ceasing Operations

Company Says It “Expects To Resume Operations Soon”

SkyGreece Temporarily Ceasing Operations SkyGreece says that “it must temporarily cease all operations,” however, it adds that it “expects to resume operations soon.” The announcement was posted on the carrier's web site – – today and explained that after it launched its scheduled international... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TICO Issues SkyGreece Advice

TICO Issues SkyGreece Advice The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is advising consumers who have purchased SkyGreece Airlines travel services from a registered Ontario travel agent and who did not receive their travel services and have not been reimbursed that they can file a claim with the Ontario Travel Industry... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

‘Fast & Furious’ Rides Into Universal Orlando

New 'Adrenaline-Pumping' Ride to Open in 2017

‘Fast & Furious’ Rides Into Universal Orlando Universal Orlando is getting fast and furious, and getting set to welcome Dom, Hobbs, Letty and Tyrese to the park. One of the most successful film franchises of all time will soon become one of Universal Studios Florida’s most action-packed ride experiences as “Fast & Furious:... more ›
Posted in Destinations