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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Hilton Just Keeps On Growing

Hilton Just Keeps On Growing In 2017, Hilton achieved record-setting growth, unveiled industry-leading innovations, and introduced new benefits for guests and team members. The past 12 months marked a year of industry “firsts,” including the launch of Five Feet To Fitness, Hilton Honors loyalty program partnership... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts

Having A Ball In Vienna

Having A Ball In Vienna Austrian tourism officials say it's easy for tourists to have a ball in Vienna. And that's particularly true for those there during January and February, the height of the season when Viennese like to dress in an elegant manner and take to dance floors. A city that is often synonymous... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Hefel Böhler Ready To Take On The Future

As Insight Prepares To Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary

Hefel Böhler Ready To Take On The Future Ahead of a milestone year for Insight Vacations — April marks the brand’s 40th anniversary — Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold’s new global CEO Ulla Hefel Böhler was in Toronto yesterday (Jan. 30) for a welcome luncheon. “To be precise, 13th of April 1978 was when Insight... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Air Canada Goes YVR-Delhi Year-Round

Air Canada Goes YVR-Delhi Year-Round Air Canada reports that its current seasonal non-stop Vancouver-Delhi flights will become year-round starting June 8. “Customer response to our nonstop Vancouver-Delhi seasonal flights initially launched in 2016 has been extremely positive, and we are very pleased to extend the only... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations

Donovan White Named Jamaica Director of Tourism

Donovan White Named Jamaica Director of Tourism   After an extensive search, Donovan White has been selected to fill the position of director of tourism of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB). His appointment was announced by Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. White, a Jamaican national whose term as head of the country’s tourism... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Destinations, News

Sandals Tees Off With New Golf Promotion

Sandals Tees Off With New Golf Promotion Sandals Resorts has introduced “Fore the Love of Golf,” a new promotion for golf enthusiasts at any of its three properties in Saint Lucia. When clients book a minimum stay of six nights or more at Sandals Halcyon Beach, Sandals Grande St. Lucian or Sandals Regency La Toc, they will... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Resorts, Specials

ACV Increases Winter Lift

ACV Increases Winter Lift Air Canada Vacations (ACV) is advising agents and their clients that it will offer increased winter lift on select destinations on board Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge. This includes: Air Canada Rouge will offer another flight option from Montreal to Cancun on Wednesdays, Fridays and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Tour Operators

Gotta Wear Shades For Thailand’s New Tourism Campaign

Gotta Wear Shades For Thailand’s New Tourism Campaign The Tourism Authority of Thailand introduced a new campaign and slogan that has been designed to promote tourism to secondary destinations in the country, reports Press Today's western editor, Ted Davis. The tagline “Open to the New Shades” was unveiled during the 2018 ASEAN Tourism... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again, Tourism Organizations

WestJet Adds Paris, London From Halifax

WestJet Adds Paris, London From Halifax WestJet is adding daily direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris and Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London, U.K. All flights will be operated on the airline's newest Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft. One-way intro fares from Halifax... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Exodus Launches Bucket List Bingo for Agents

Exodus Launches Bucket List Bingo for Agents With the goal of rewarding hard working agents, adventure tour operator Exodus Travels has launched “Bucket List Bingo,” offering agents the opportunity to cross items off their own bucket list. From Feb. 1 to June 30, agents can cross of tiles on Exodus Travels' Bingo card,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators
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