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Monthly Archives: November 2018

NCL Gets ‘Kinky’ At Sea

Entertainment Line-Up Unveiled for Norwegian Encore

NCL Gets ‘Kinky’ At Sea Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) held a keel laying ceremony for Norwegian Encore this week and unveiled the entertainment line-up and recreational amenities scheduled for the ship’s fall 2019 debut. Following the major construction milestone and maritime tradition of embedding a... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Florida Encounter Kicks Off

Sunshine State Hosts Its “Official Meetings Show”

Florida Encounter Kicks Off Travel professionals in the meetings and incentives industry have descended on the sun-kissed southwestern side of Florida for VISIT FLORIDA's  annual Florida Encounter from November 28-30, reports Press Today's Ilona Kauremszky from the show. The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel hosted this... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Florida, News, Tourism Organizations

Busabout Launches 2019-20 Asia Program

Busabout Launches 2019-20 Asia Program Busabout has launched its new Asia 2019-20 program featuring a selection of new trips and bucket list experiences. With a maximum group size of 28, Busabout’s Asia program offers a variety of trips for different tastes and budgets, plus the opportunity to experience all trips in the... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

HAL Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam

HAL Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam Holland America Line (HAL) took delivery of Nieuw Statendam yesterday (Nov. 29), officially making it the 15th ship in the fleet. A hand-over ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera, Italy, shipyard, and Nieuw Statendam set sail for Venice today en route to Civitavecchia (Rome),... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

TL Network Canada Honours 2018 Elite Members

TL Network Canada Honours 2018 Elite Members TL Network Canada celebrated its 2018 Elite Members with a special river cruise from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland this month aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaPrima. Elite membership is awarded each year to 30 agencies among Travel Leaders Network Affiliate Members who are the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Travel Agents

Collette Expands Canadian Sales Team

Collette Expands Canadian Sales Team Collette has expanded its sales team in Canada, allowing for a more cohesive strategic plan throughout all regions and the ability to strengthen relationships with partners and guests through communication and collaboration. Expanding the team also ensures that requests are met with urgency and... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tour Operators

Sunwing to Open Royalton Grenada

Sunwing to Open Royalton Grenada Sunwing Travel Group has revealed plans to open a Royalton All-In Luxury Resort in Grenada in December of 2019. At 300 rooms, it will be the Grenada's largest resort. The new Royalton Grenada will feature a world class spa, eight restaurants and a host of facilities and services appealing... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Resorts, Tour Operators

Playa Hotels and Resorts

Making sure agents are part of the success story

Playa Hotels and Resorts Travel agents may know the name, Playa Hotels and Resorts, but many may not be fully aware of the number of brands under their umbrella. Or how fast their expansion has been over recent years. Panama Jack, Jewel, and Sanctuary Cap Cana -- all impressive resorts unto themselves. Add to that list... more ›
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Posted in Voices of Travel

Discover ‘Old Florida’ In Sanibel, Captiva

Discover ‘Old Florida’ In Sanibel, Captiva No street lights, no buildings higher than three storeys (the height of the area's tallest palm trees), 24 km of beaches, 40 km of bike paths and plenty of wildlife – but not of the crazy nightlife genre – all make for a perfect family getaway along Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, writes... more ›
Posted in Destinations, On The Road Again

St. Regis Opens First Canadian Property

St. Regis Opens First Canadian Property It’s a new era in glamour for Canada as Marriott’s prestigious St. Regis brand opens its first hotel in Toronto’s downtown core. Yesterday, Paul Cahill, area vice-president, Marriott International Canada; Toronto Mayor John Tory; Lydia Chang, Marriott International; and Tim Terceira,... more ›
Posted in Events, Hotels, News, Travel Agents
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