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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Travel Leaders Group, ALTOUR to Merge

Travel Leaders Group, ALTOUR to Merge Travel Leaders Group and ALTOUR have signed an agreement to unite under common ownership to form a single, powerhouse travel agency organization with nearly US$24 billion in annual sales. According to officials, there will be no substantive operating changes or name changes to either ALTOUR... more ›
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TAP Extends Free Stopover Program

TAP Extends Free Stopover Program With almost 70,000 TAP Air Portugal travellers having enjoyed visits to Lisbon and Porto while en route to destinations in Portugal and throughout Europe and Africa with the popular “Portugal Stopover” program, the airline is now expanding it to include longer visits of up to five days for... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Agents Have Chance to Win a Scenic River Cruise

Agents Have Chance to Win a Scenic River Cruise Scenic is giving agents a chance to win a France river cruise with its latest travel agent incentive. For every 2018 France river cruise an agent books and deposits between July 1 and Nov. 28, he or she will be eligible for one entry into the prize draw for a cruise. The prize is a 13-day... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise

Hotel EMC2 Opens in Chicago

Hotel EMC2 Opens in Chicago Marriott International has announced the official opening of Hotel EMC2, part of its Autograph Collection, in downtown Chicago. Celebrating the convergence of art and science through its design, cuisine and guest experience, Hotel EMC2 joins the diverse portfolio of more than 100 Autograph... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels

Luxury at Sea Through Canada’s Northwest Passage

Still Time to Book Epic 32-Day Adventure

Luxury at Sea Through Canada’s Northwest Passage There’s still time to book Crystal Cruises’ captivating Northwest Passage cruise, which departs in three weeks. The annual 32-day voyage takes guests to destinations rarely explored by recreational travellers and is offering new off-shore excursions such as Arctic scuba diving and fly... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, News

Norwegian Sun Cruises to Cuba Now on Sale

Norwegian Sun Cruises to Cuba Now on Sale Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is offering a limited time promotion of $50 in onboard spend for new bookings on the line’s all-inclusive, four-day roundtrip cruises to Cuba, including new cruises from Port Canaveral beginning May 2018. Travellers looking to explore the art, culture and... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations

‘August is for Agents’ at Lighthouse Pointe

‘August is for Agents’ at Lighthouse Pointe It's all about agents with the Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan's latest promotion. The Bahamas' resort has launched “August is for Agents,” inviting travel agents to visit and “relax on the white sandy beach of Grand Bahama Island, chill out in the infinity pool, and sleep in late... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Resorts

Air Canada Adds YVR-Yellowknife Service

Air Canada Adds YVR-Yellowknife Service Air Canada will introduce daily service between Vancouver and Yellowknife starting Dec. 15 and operating until April 1, 2018. Special introductory fares start at $219 one-way, all in, and tickets are now available for purchase. “We continue to strategically build our Vancouver hub and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations

Honduran Officials Urged To Approve Tourism Incentives

Honduran Officials Urged To Approve Tourism Incentives Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández has urged the National Congress of Honduras to approve the Tourism Incentives Act. The legislation would help create 250,000 jobs by 2019 as part of Honduras' 20/20 growth plan. “Honduras is becoming a highly desirable destination for... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

IATA, A4A Launch Baggage Tracking Campaign

Year-Long Campaign Aimed Increasing Efficiency in Baggage Operations

IATA, A4A Launch Baggage Tracking Campaign A new year-long global campaign aimed at reducing mishandled bags, in addition to increasing efficiency in baggage operations, has been launched by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for America (A4A). Annually, more than four billion bags are carried by airlines... more ›
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