Monthly Archives: January 2016

Avalon Releases 2017 Preview

Book by April 5, Save Clients up to 15%

Avalon Releases 2017 Preview Avalon Waterways has launched its 2017 river cruise preview, featuring 52 pages of itineraries and selling features for next year’s cruises in Europe and Southeast Asia. All itineraries featured are ready for booking and clients booking by April 5 can save 10% off any Europe or Southeast... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Signature Savings

Signature Savings For a limited time, Signature Vacations is offering travellers the chance to enjoy the celebrity treatment at Hard Rock Hotels without a “rock star” price tag. Available until Jan. 31 on departures up to April 30, customers can save up $600 per couple on all-inclusive vacation packages... more ›
Posted in Specials, Tour Operators

Great Barrier Reef, Sydney Sale

Great Barrier Reef, Sydney Sale Goway Travel has partnered with Virgin Australia to offer a getaway to Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef starting from $3,099 per person. Combining airfares from Vancouver with hotel deals in Sydney and Cairns that may include free nights, free breakfast and a “2 for the price of 1”... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Specials, Tour Operators

There’s Nothing Like Australia

Chris Hemsworth Featured In New Campaign From DownUnder

There’s Nothing Like Australia Tourism Australia is making a splash with its latest tourism campaign that highlights the country's aquatic and coastal experiences, in a bid to lure more international visitors to Australia. The new initiative is the latest installment of Tourism Australia's global There's Nothing like... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Best Western Posts Impressive Results

Best Western Posts Impressive Results Best Western Hotels & Resorts continues to demonstrate a track record of tremendous financial performance with an average RevPAR index of 110 over the past four years – 100 represents fair market share versus competitors in measuring revenue per available room. Additionally, the brand... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Trends & Research

Collaborative Effort

Ministers Talk Tourism And Security In Madrid

Collaborative Effort Developing closer collaboration mechanisms between tourism and security administrations to ensure a safe, secure and seamless travel framework was on the top of the agenda as tourism ministers and top level officials from 86 countries gathered in Madrid, Spain this month. The meeting stressed... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations

Emirates Tops Million Mark On Instagram

Carrier Sets The Pace For Brands On Social Media

Emirates Tops Million Mark On Instagram Emirates has become the first airline to hit the one million follower mark on Instagram. The Dubai-based airline launched its Instagram channel in November 2013 and in less than three years, it has used diverse and engaging content to generate over 5.8 million likes and comments. From... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

Get Ready For PATA eXchange

Get Ready For PATA eXchange PATA Canada is gearing up for its biggest event of the year – PATA eXchange. The 2016 edition of PATA eXchange will be held at the Corporate Event Centre in Mississauga on March 30 from 9 am to 4 pm. It will feature a morning of educational sessions that will be headlined by TripAdvisor,... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Sword Is Back At Sears

Sword Is Back At Sears Daphne Sword is back with Sears Travel after a brief hiatus. Sword started with Sears Travel in 1995 in the accounting department and eventually moved into an operations role. Her extensive experience includes training as well as regional and national management. Most recently, Sword held... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Travel Agents

WestJet Adds Lift Out Of Toronto

WestJet Adds Lift Out Of Toronto WestJet is launching new non-stop service from Toronto to Nashville and Los Angeles as part of its 2016 summer schedule. Bob Cummings, executive vice-president, commercial for WestJet, said: “We are excited about our schedule and connectivity out of Toronto. By this summer we will operate... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News