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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Porter Returns to Stephenville

Porter Returns to Stephenville Porter Airlines is returning to Stephenville, Nfld., this holiday season. The holiday schedule offers round-trip service on Wednesdays – Dec. 20, Dec. 27 and Jan. 3, 2018. Service is also available to Ottawa International Airport and to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on the same... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations

All That Jazz With Acapulco, Sunwing

All That Jazz With Acapulco, Sunwing The Acapulco Destination Marketing Office, along with the Mexico Tourism Board and Sunwing, hosted about 80 travel agents last night (Sept. 27) at a laid-back cocktail reception – followed by presentations – at the Jazz Bistro in Toronto. After an hour of networking and mingling with... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto Raises $100,000 for SickKids

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto Raises $100,000 for SickKids Canada’s largest hotel, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, is a strong supporter of the SickKids Foundation and yesterday (Sept. 27) presented the organization with a cheque for $100,000. “The ability to 'give back' to the community is not only an important philosophy of the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto,... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

Caribbean Week Coming to Toronto, Montreal

Caribbean Week Coming to Toronto, Montreal Caribbean Week in Canada 2017 will come alive in Toronto, Nov. 10-14 and Montreal, Nov. 16-17, when tourism officials, industry executives, media, Caribbean Diaspora, travel agents and consumers join forces to participate in an array of events that highlight Caribbean tourism. Organized by... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events

Swoop Ready To Take Off

WestJet's ULCC Has A Name, A Home And A Purpose

Swoop Ready To Take Off It's here! And it's Swoop. WestJet has unveiled the name and logo for its ultra-low-cost airline (ULCC) in Canada and it will start selling flights on Swoop in early 2018. Bob Cummings, executive vice-president, strategy – and the executive member responsible for the launch of Swoop –... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Celebrating World Tourism Day

Celebrating World Tourism Day The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) joined UNWTO in the celebration of World Tourism Day in Qatar today (Sept. 27) to highlight the economic, social and environmental contribution of travel and tourism to sustainable development around the world. Gloria Guevara, president &... more ›
Posted in News

Taking Fine Dining To New Heights

Transat Unveils New Chef's Menu, Available Dec. 1

Taking Fine Dining To New Heights While some might equate airline food with hospital food, Air Transat is taking it up a notch and bringing fine dining back to 35,000 feet with the latest edition of its Chef's Menu, crafted by celebrated Quebec chef Daniel Vézina (pictured above). The chef’s flight of fancy includes six... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Tour Operators

Azamara Adds A Ship

Azamara Adds A Ship Azamara Club Cruises has entered into an agreement to purchase a sister ship to Azamara Journey (pictured) and Azamara Quest, with delivery taking place in March 2018. “We are pleased to expand our portfolio by 50%, allowing us to visit even more regions of the world through the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Hope Starts Here

Norwegian Partners With All Hands Volunteers

Hope Starts Here Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, has partnered with All Hands Volunteers, the world’s leading disaster relief organization powered by volunteers, and has set a goal to raise US$2.5 million for... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

AC, GlobalMedic Support Mexico Earthquake Relief

AC, GlobalMedic Support Mexico Earthquake Relief Air Canada and GlobalMedic are responding to those in need following the devastating Sept 19 earthquake that struck central Mexico, killing 305 people. Today (Sept. 27), GlobalMedic volunteers will join Air Canada employees in packing Hygiene Kits for affected people staying in the emergency... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News
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