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Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Caribbean Goes Beyond The Beach

Caribbean Travel Marketplace gets underway in Montego Bay

The Caribbean Goes Beyond The Beach Although many Canadians may flock to the Caribbean to escape the cold and soak up some sun, sand, and sea, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association believes the time has come to change the narrative. “We’ve seen a tremendous number of events that affect our region. In... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again, Tourism Organizations

Fill Your Heart With Ireland

Fill Your Heart With Ireland Top officials from Tourism Ireland were in Toronto last night (Jan. 30) to introduce travel trade VIPs to the destinations new marketing campaign – Fill Your Heart With Ireland. Tourism Ireland's CEO, Niall Gibbons; vice president North America and Australia, Alison Metcalfe and Canadian... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

HAL Invites the World to Watch Statendam Dedication

Feb. 2 Event Features Godmother Oprah Winfrey

HAL Invites the World to Watch Statendam Dedication Holland America Line (HAL) is inviting fans from around the world to join in viewing the dedication ceremony of Nieuw Statendam by live streaming the event Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. EST. Those wanting to see the ship’s godmother, Oprah Winfrey, welcome Holland America's newest addition to the fleet... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Events, News

Carnival’s Mardi Gras Opens For Sale

Carnival’s Mardi Gras Opens For Sale Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras is now open for sale of its inaugural schedule for 2020. Mardi Gras will offer a diverse schedule with six- to 15-day sailings visiting top destinations throughout Europe and the Caribbean beginning in summer 2020. Guests can choose from more than 20... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

CAA Appointment

CAA Appointment CAA South Central Ontario has announced the appointment of Matthew Djorsev as manager, Travel Product Development and Relationship Management for CAA Club Group (CCG). In this role, Djorsev will oversee supplier and industry relations, working with travel partners to grow sales and create... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tourism Organizations

Get Cruising With Goway

Get Cruising With Goway Cruises are a great way to see the world, offering several attractions on one journey and combining the comforts of a hotel with the adventure of an excursion. Goway Travel has cruises that take travellers across oceans, down rivers and over some of the world’s greatest lakes and... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Tour Operators

Stronger Tourism Growth Expected For Canada in 2019

Stronger Tourism Growth Expected For Canada in 2019 The number of overnight visits from both within Canada and international markets is projected to increase by 2% this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Travel Markets Outlook reports. While Canadian households are expected to face growing economic and financial challenges... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Spotlight on Austria, Austrian Airlines

Spotlight on Austria, Austrian Airlines Austrian Airlines reports its aircraft will continue to be visible in Canadian airspace this summer, even as codeshare partner Air Canada's planes will be the ones physically linking Toronto and Vienna. Sherif Sedhom of the Lufthansa Group's Toronto office told a Tuesday Toronto gathering... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Halifax Stanfield Reaches New Heights

Halifax Stanfield Reaches New Heights Halifax Stanfield continued to experience steady growth in 2018, achieving a new record of 4,316,079 passengers served – an increase of 5.7% over 2017. “We’re really pleased to see more and more passengers choosing to use Halifax Stanfield as their destination, point of departure or... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Interjet, Air Canada Launch Interline Agreement

Interjet, Air Canada Launch Interline Agreement Interjet Airlines has announced a new interline agreement with Air Canada providing travellers convenient connections between the networks of the two airlines. Now, customers have the convenience of purchasing a single ticket for flights on either airline, checking baggage at their... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News
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