Monthly Archives: February 2017

Sunwing Renews Cadet Program At U of W

Sunwing Renews Cadet Program At U of W Sunwing Airlines has announced that it's renewing its cadet program with the University of Waterloo. Established last year, the degree program resulted in the successful hire of four graduates as First Officers by Sunwing Airlines in July 2016. The news was shared last week by Captain John... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Park ‘N Fly Canada Gives Back

Park ‘N Fly Canada Gives Back Park 'N Fly took part in “Giving Back to the Community” in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities on Feb. 15, 2017. Collectively each Park 'N Fly city, supported a total of 6 Ronald McDonald Homes (RMH) located in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Vancouver. These... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, News

Set Sail With Avalon In 2018

Set Sail With Avalon In 2018 Avalon Waterways has released its 2018 preview, featuring its most popular European and Southeast Asia river cruises. The 56 page brochure outlines includes a host of insights into the selling features of the cruise line, which in 2018 will feature 17 ships in Europe, 14 of which will be... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Partners For Conservation

NCL Teams Up With Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

Partners For Conservation Norwegian Cruise Line is partnering with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute to host an ocean conservation-themed cruise on Norwegian Escape this fall. The cruise departs from Miami on Oct. 21 for a week-long cruise that... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Responsible Travel

Tourism Ireland Calls on Canada

Tourism Ireland Calls on Canada Following stops in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, the Tourism Ireland road show rolled into Toronto last night (Feb. 23) with Canadian and Irish partners on hand for a workshop event for the travel trade focusing on groups – along with live music and Irish delights. “It's an... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

Starwood Making Dreams Come True

Hotelier Offers Destination Wedding Tips For Hawaii

Starwood Making Dreams Come True It's no surprise that Hawaii is one of the leading wedding destinations – beautiful beaches, wonderful sunsets and it's a safe place for a romantic escape. As a result, thousands of couples choose to get married in the Hawaiian Islands annually – and that's a trend that's expected to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, Weddings & Honeymoons

Always Something Surprising

India Beckons Canadians To Discover Its Wonders

Always Something Surprising The Canadian director for India Tourism says a visit to his homeland will never be mundane. Anil Oraw told a Feb. 23 Toronto gathering that, “there's something surprising always” in his homeland, with the country's disparate jurisdictions including the southern state of Kerala, a... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Profitable Partnerships For Quebec

Province Teams Up With Chineses Travel Agencies, Tour Operators

Profitable Partnerships For Quebec As part of the economic mission led by Tourism Minister Julie Boulet, the Quebec Tourism Industry Alliance (The Alliance) has announced partnerships with Ctrip and Tuniu, two of China's leading travel companies. The new partnershps will enable Quebec to better penetrate this growing market... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Mastercard Teams Up With Canada Post

Mastercard Teams Up With Canada Post Mastercard and Canada Post – along with collaboration from Payment Source Inc. and Peoples Trust Company – have launched Cash Passport, the latest payment solution for smart and simple travel. The contactless (tap) card, which allows you to load up to seven currencies at a time, is a... more ›
Posted in News, Technology

Canadian Agent Gives Back

Liberty Of The Seas Godmother Supports Communities In Mali And Bolivia

Canadian Agent Gives Back It's safe to say that Donnalea Madeley's 'best day ever,' may well be April 8, although she's had some pretty good days. In fact, the Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) retailer was named godmother of the Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas in recognition of her philanthropic work, and on April... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents