1,000 km, 8 People, 7 Nights, 2 Cars, 1 Memorable Adventure In Newfoundland
It didn't start out as planned.
Instead of kicking off a family vacation with eight of my closest relatives, thanks to a delayed flight and a missed connection I found myself sitting alone in a hot tub in the backyard of an expansive house that sleeps 16.
I don't know if absence truly makes... more ›
In 2017, global business travel spending reached $1.33 trillion, increasing by 5.8% over 2016 levels, according to the newly released GBTA BTI Outlook -- Annual Global Report & Forecast. And spending is forecast to advance another 7.1% in 2018 and will expand to $1.7 trillion by... more ›
Julia Dywelski has been named the new director of marketing for the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), which is represented by VoX International in Canada.
In that role, Dywelski will be responsible for developing and overseeing a marketing plan for the Canadian market which will include... more ›
The Goose mobile app has launched in Canada, providing Canadians with instant access to travel medical insurance.
Goose is a mobile-first, self-serve solution that lets Canadians who travel out of country the ability to purchase travel medical insurance in under 60 seconds through the Goose... more ›
Trafalgar has appointed Kaylyn Skulski sales manager for Alberta. Skulski joins Trafalgar with many years of experience in sales and marketing, and has been in the travel industry for the past two years, working on a cruise ship followed by a travel agency.
She has a great passion for travel... more ›
Retail Group Holds First-Ever LGBTQ Destination Wedding Fam
Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) continues to take the lead in offering its agents educational forums that respond to the latest consumer trends, with plans for one that focuses on LGBTQ destination weddings.
In the fall of this year, TDC will hold a Destination Wedding fam in Puerto... more ›
Company Eliminates Single-Use Plastic Straws At Its Properties
Karisma Hotels & Resorts will eliminate the production and distribution of plastic straws across all of its properties. The ban on plastic straws is the latest effort within Karisma Hotels & Resorts' overall commitment to the environment.
In 2013, Karisma created the Passion for... more ›
Operator Featuring Festive Season Offers
Trafalgar is in a festive mood these days with the launch of its 2018-2019 Christmas Spectaculars European program.
Offering three handcrafted trips to reveal the best of Europe's magical Christmas markets, clients will be taken from the iconic to unexpected, while enjoying the warmth of... more ›
Jiri Duzar of Czech Tourism says his homeland is smack-dab in the middle of Europe, something that he says well serves visitors wanting to explore different countries on that continent.
Duzar told a Tuesday Toronto audience that the Czech Republic's physical location clearly puts it in a... more ›
Canadian Agents Invited To Social Media Webinar
As part of its ongoing, weekly webinar series created exclusively for travel agents, Sandals Resorts is getting social this Friday.
This week's topic shares Social Media tips and more – specifically, how agents can incorporate engaging social media content – with Sandals & Beaches... more ›