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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Silversea Takes Divers to New Depths

Silversea Takes Divers to New Depths Silversea Expeditions has unveiled its collection of Scuba Diving Expedition Voyages for 2016 and 2017, offering diving enthusiasts the chance to delve underwater and explore some of the world's most remote destinations at top diving sites in the western Pacific and Indian Oceans. The... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Ireland at The Oscars

Ireland at The Oscars All Irish eyes will be firmly fixed on the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Sunday (Feb. 28) with an incredible nine nominations for Ireland at the 88th Academy Awards, including two films nominated for Best Picture. The nominees for Ireland include: Saoirse Ronan:... more ›
Posted in Destinations

Spotlight on Italy

Spotlight on Italy All things Italy were at hand on Thursday night at an event hosted by ExpertsItalia -- an association of Canadian tour operators that sell the “boot of Italy” -- along with the Italian National Tourist Board (ENIT). Dubbing the country one of “the world's most sought-after... more ›
Posted in Destinations

Uniworld New ACA Sponsor

Agents Can Win A Seven-Night European River Cruise

Uniworld New ACA Sponsor Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is the latest sponsor to join the 2016 Agents' Choice Awards (ACA). The TravCorp division is offering as an incentive prize an educational all-inclusive seven-night, eight-day itinerary in Europe (2016/17) to one lucky travel agent (and guest)... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Texas, A Whole Other Country

Texas, A Whole Other Country Texas Tourism has launched a new ad campaign – currently rolling out across television, print and digital media – utilizing the popular state tagline, “Texas. It's Like A Whole Other Country.” The campaign initiative is to transition the traveller from the big picture to a more... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

‘When Paris Glitters, All Of France Illuminates’

‘When Paris Glitters, All Of France Illuminates’ While November's tragic events in Paris remain on everyone's minds, French tourism officials are forging ahead and are optimistic that tourism to the City of Lights and the rest of France will return to the record numbers the European nation sees year after year. Speaking at the annual agent... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Planet France Honoured

Planet France Honoured Patricia Fargeon (c) of Planet France has been awarded France's Silver Medal of Tourism. A previous bronze medal recipient, the long-time Canadian tour operator was recognized for her “great support” of the Atout France tourism board and creativity in promoting and selling France (and... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Experience Germany’s Natural Wonders

Experience Germany’s Natural Wonders From the Alps overlooking Munich to the beach views of the Wadden Sea north of Hamburg, holidays in the heart of nature was the focus of a recent Toronto event put on by the German National Tourist Office and Lufthansa. “We know that Canada itself has a lot of nature so what we want to focus... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Goway Downunder

Goway Downunder Goway has unveiled its new 2016-17 Downunder brochure, featuring vacation options to to Australia, New Zealand and the islands of the South Pacific. Highlights for the upcoming 16-17 season include: Holidays of a Lifetime is Goway’s promise of something special. This year, Discover... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

Transat Exclusive

Transat Exclusive Transat has added the new Ocean Casa del Mar resort, located in Cayo Santa Mari, to its line-up in Cuba. Located along a white sand beach, the all-inclusive, 800-room Ocean Casa del Mar is a 4.5-star resort – exclusive to Transat – featuring eight restaurants, including a selection of à... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Resorts, Tour Operators