Monthly Archives: February 2017

Get In The Know With New Globus Guide

One-Stop Guide to Selling Globus Family of Brands

Get In The Know With New Globus Guide The Globus family of brands has introduced a new travel agent guide offering information on agent discount policies, marketing tools and insights on how to marry which Globus brand to which client. The 66-page Globus family of brands 2017 Travel Agent Guide features Globus and its sister... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators

Transat Sets Up Base in Cabos

Transat Sets Up Base in Cabos Transat invites agents and travellers looking for a change of scenery, adventure and authentic experiences to discover Los Cabos, a Mexican resort town in southern Baja California, by watching the latest four episodes of its web series, Travel Basecamp. “Travel Basecamp inspires us to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

Silver Muse Successfully Completes Sea Trials

Silver Muse Successfully Completes Sea Trials Silversea Cruises' new flagship, Silver Muse, has successfully completed a series of sea trials. Rigorous assessments were conducted from Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa where the ship is currently under construction. Ahead of its formal christening in Monaco on April 19, the luxury ship... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Dominican Woos Montreal Canadiens Fans

Dominican Woos Montreal Canadiens Fans The Dominican Republic, Montreal Canadiens and Air Canada Vacations (ACV) along with the Grand Bahia Principe have teamed up to give hockey fans a chance to win a one-week, all-inclusive trip for two to Punta Cana with a prize draw during tonight's (Feb. 28) Canadiens game at the Bell... more ›
Posted in Destinations

Ethiopian Expands Network

Ethiopian Expands Network Ethiopian Airlines is adding Antananarivo, Madagascar to its network, beginning March 28. Madagascar joins the carrier's expanding network of 95 worldwide destinations. Antananarivo is the capital and the largest city of Madagascar. The island nation has been classified as a... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Travelport, Emirates Extend Partnership

Travelport, Emirates Extend Partnership Travelport and Emirates have today announced the ability to select and pay for seats in advance according to the Emirates Fare Brand chosen - available for the first time to book on Travelport's Travel Commerce Platform. The launch of advanced paid seating options for certain economy fares... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

Air Canada Transformed

A Global Champion Ready To Take On All-Comers

Air Canada Transformed Air Canada is in the process of transforming itself into a ``global champion,” willing and able to take on all-comers in the super-competitive worldwide market, reports Montreal editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. That was the lofty goal outlined by... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Trends & Research

Tools For The Trade

San Francisco Unveils 2017 Planner's Guide

Tools For The Trade The San Francisco Travel Association has unveiled the 2017 edition of its new Travel Planner's Guide. It's available free of charge for travel agents, tour operators and other travel professionals. This reference guide can be ordered online by going to and clicking... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

A New Look For Outer Shores

A New Look For Outer Shores Outer Shores Expeditions marked its fifth anniversary in 2017 with the unveiling of a new logo and website celebrating the shared beauty and spirit of British Columbia's wild Pacific Coast and the company's classic wooden schooner Passing Cloud. The newly unveiled logo and website were... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Tour Operators, West

Business Is Booming In Nevada

Tourism Shows Billion Dollar Increase in Visitor Spending, Job Creation

Business Is Booming In Nevada A newly released report by the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) shows increased revenue and employment powered by the travel sector in 2016. Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison, chair of the Nevada Commission on Tourism, observed: “Historically, tourism has been the major engine of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Trends & Research