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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Brazil On A Budget (2016 Olympics Edition)

Where To Go, What To See, And How To Save Money

Brazil On A Budget (2016 Olympics Edition) With the Summer Olympics in Brazil just around the corner (Aug. 5-21), the Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur) is sharing the following tips on where to go and what to see – as well as an insider's guide on saving money – while in Rio de Janeiro and surrounding areas. While most Olympic... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

AC rouge Brings Eastern Europe Closer to Home

AC rouge Brings Eastern Europe Closer to Home Air Canada rouge is looking well beyond Big Ben and the Eiffel Tower with its summer Europe program. The airline will have non-stop summer service from Toronto to Prague, Budapest and Warsaw, with Prague service running May 29 to Sept. 29, Warsaw flights available from June 14 to Sept. 30... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Contiki Introduces New ‘Freedom Guarantee’

Contiki Introduces New ‘Freedom Guarantee’ Contiki Holidays has introduced a new “Freedom Guarantee,” designed to represent the brand’s appreciation for its clientele's appetite for flexibility. The Guarantee is made up of two components – Zero Change Fees and the FlexDeposit. Passengers booked on any Contiki trip now have... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

ACTA, Enterprise Holdings Launch Partnership

ACTA, Enterprise Holdings Launch Partnership ACTA (Association of Canadian Travel Agencies) and Enterprise Holdings Inc. have joined forces in a partnership that sees Enterprise as ACTA's car rental partner of choice. Through this partnership, ACTA and Enterprise Holdings will advocate on issues of mutual interest and support each... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, News

G Adventures Unveils New Active Adventures

G Adventures Unveils New Active Adventures Cultural trekking in Bhutan, a first-of-its-kind multi-sport trip in Japan, cycling through rice fields in China, and rafting and cycling in Patagonia, Argentina, are all new experiences in store for travellers with the launch of G Adventures’ 2016 Active brochure. In addition, the small... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

Signature Adds New Riu Reggae to Jamaica lineup

Signature Adds New Riu Reggae to Jamaica lineup Signature Vacations reports the newest addition to RIU Hotels & Resorts, the five-star Riu Reggae in Montego Bay, Jamaica will open in November. According to officials, the adults only (18+) resort combines “a cutting-edge, fashion forward décor with an idyllic setting encircled by... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Resorts, Tour Operators

Etihad, Amadeus Renew Partnership

Etihad, Amadeus Renew Partnership Etihad Airways and Amadeus have renewed their Full Content Agreement that ensures Amadeus-connected travel agencies will continue to have access to the airline’s full inventory of flights, seats and other services. Under the agreement, Amadeus’ expanded rich content capabilities allow... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

CLIA Calls for Hall of Fame Nominations

CLIA Calls for Hall of Fame Nominations Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is calling for nominations for its Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards – recognizing individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry. Nominations are being accepted... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Airline Execs on the Hot Seat

YVR Airline Distribution Conference Tackles Industry Issues

Airline Execs on the Hot Seat A cross section of airline executives from such carriers as Air Canada, WestJet and Cathay Pacific Airways recently took part in a panel discussion at the Airline Distribution conference in Vancouver – giving them the opportunity to review issues of airline fare distribution and other... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

UPDATED: NewLeaf Applauds CTA Ruling

Resellers Not Required To Hold An Air Licence

UPDATED: NewLeaf Applauds CTA Ruling NewLeaf Travel is applauding the Canadian Transportation Agency's decision that the company is not required to hold an air licence because it is a "reseller," with company officials indicating that with this decision, they believes the stage is now set to “turn over a new leaf” in the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tour Operators
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