Monthly Archives: September 2018

New Adventure Park Set To Open in Cancun

Xavage Will Invite Visitors To Challenge Their Limits

New Adventure Park Set To Open in Cancun With an investment of more than $50 million, Grupo Experiencias Xcaret will open its new adventure park, Xavage, this winter. The only one of its kind in Cancun and Riviera Maya, Xavage invites visitors to “challenge all their limits, to free their wild side and face the force of water,... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Destinations, News

Everything Is Definitely All Right

Canadian Trade Offers Warm Welcome To Jamaica's Minister of Tourism & Director of Tourism

Everything Is Definitely All Right Jamaica's minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett and its director of tourism, Donovan White were in Canada earlier this month for a series of meetings with the country's travel industry leaders. Along with the Jamaica Tourist Board's regional director for Canada, Philip Rose, the team met with... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News, Tour Operators

Embracing Digital

New PATA Report Reveals The Opportunities

Embracing Digital Over nine million new jobs can be created within Asia Pacific destinations over the next five years by fully embracing digital platforms and data driven innovation in the tourism sector, according to “Data & Digital Platforms: Driving Tourism Growth in Asia Pacific” -- a new research... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Go Your Own Way

Exodus Travels Launches Self-Guided Contest for Agents

Go Your Own Way Exodus Travels has launched the latest badge in the Exodus Expert Program and it doing that, it's giving agents the chance to win a self-guided adventure for two. With a goal of rewarding hardworking agents who bring unique travel experiences to their clients, Exodus is offering agents who... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Taking Aim At Overtourism

New UNWTO Report Helps Cities Manage Impact of Tourism

Taking Aim At Overtourism A new World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents. “Overtourism: Understanding and managing urban tourism growth beyond perceptions,” was released during the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Under The Sea

Scenic Showcases Scenic Eclipse Submarine

Under The Sea Scenic Eclipse is redefining the standard of ocean cruising, providing guests with unparalleled underwater experiences on board the Scenic Neptune U Boat Worx Cruise Submarine 7. Capable of diving to 300 metres, or 984 feet, with seating for up to six guests, the submarine has been... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Back-Roads, Topdeck Pick Two

Back-Roads, Topdeck Pick Two Back-Roads Touring and Topdeck Travel have added two new members to the team. Isabella Borowiec has been named business development manager - Eastern Canada and the Maritimes, while Miles Walker has been appointed business development manager for Western Canada and Pacific Northwest... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Tour Operators

Make It Authentic. Make It Jamaica.

Make It Authentic. Make It Jamaica. In the first part of a two part series, Jamaica's director of tourism, Donovan White sits down with Canadian Travel Press' executive editor, Bob Mowat to talk about how the popular Caribbean destination plans to play its role in the “finely tuned wheel of global travel and tourism.” Ask... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Quite An Extravaganza

Education Front And Centre At Transat Show

Quite An Extravaganza If you had any doubts that travel agents were hungry for education, you can put them aside right now. Transat rolled into Toronto last night (Sept. 17) to welcome just over 450 agents to its cross-Canada product showcases that featured on going workshops, a trade show, lots of networking and,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, Hotels, News, Resorts

Montreal Posts Strong Summer Results

Montreal Posts Strong Summer Results According to the most recent data compiled by Tourisme Montréal, economic indicators for the city's tourism industry continued to climb during the 2018 summer season. Montréal-Trudeau Airport reported high foreign passenger traffic in June and July, with an 8.8% increase in passengers from... more ›
Posted in News