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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Silversea’s Silver Cloud A Silver Lining For Expedition Cruisers

Silversea’s Silver Cloud A Silver Lining For Expedition Cruisers With its newly retrofitted Silver Cloud, Silversea is taking expedition cruising to a new level – offering travellers both adventure and luxury in places like the Arctic and Antarctica, reports assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. Travel Courier... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, On The Road Again

Costa Rica: A Friend Of Mother Nature

Costa Rica: A Friend Of Mother Nature A raft of rafting opportunities continues to await adventurous sorts planning to vacation in Costa Rica. The country is seen as a pioneer in the eco-tourism movement but recent years have also seen the development of large oceanside resorts belonging to international hotel chains, properties... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

NCL Takes Delivery of Norwegian Encore

NCL Takes Delivery of Norwegian Encore Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has taken delivery of its newest ship, Norwegian Encore, in Bremerhaven, Germany. This highly anticipated milestone begins a nearly month-long tour with preview events scheduled in Europe, New York and Miami, including the ship’s naming ceremony on Nov.... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Agent Certification Support Offered By Ensemble

Agent Certification Support Offered By Ensemble A forward-looking annual conference for the Ensemble Travel Group in Seattle wrapped up last weekend with news that Ensemble plans to offer a support scholarship for educational certification to every shareholder member. For the next year, Ensemble will underwrite 50% of the certification... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

Swoop Expands Network Out of Edmonton

Swoop Expands Network Out of Edmonton Low-fare carrier Swoop continues to expand its North American service with the introduction of two new routes from Edmonton – the first to Cancún International Airport departing today, followed by an inaugural flight to Mazatlán International Airport (MZT) departing on Nov. 2. The new... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Sunwing Invites Agents to Share Their Expertise

Sunwing Invites Agents to Share Their Expertise Sunwing has launched a “Vacation Better” campaign and is inviting travel agents to share their knowledge with fellow Canadians for a chance to win prizes. Through March 30, 2020, agents can submit their best Vacation Better tips for a chance to win the “tip of the month award” and... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators

On the Edge in New York City

On the Edge in New York City Rising more than 1,100 feet in the air from the Heart of Hudson Yards in New York City, the Edge, the Western Hemisphere’s highest outdoor observation deck, will open to the public on March 11, 2020. Tickets for visits in March are now available on the Edge web site at... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Destinations, News

Kauai Tour Good to the Last Drop

Kauai Tour Good to the Last Drop Kaua‘i Coffee Company’s new farm tour escorts guests, via open-air truck, down the red-dirt roads of its plantation, home to more than four million coffee trees. During the two-hour tour, guests learn about the production of coffee from seed to cup, including how trees are planted and... more ›
Posted in Hawaii

Expo 2020 Dubai: The Greatest Show On Earth

Expo 2020 Dubai: The Greatest Show On Earth One of the first things that Sumathi Ramanathan will tell you about Expo 2020 Dubai is that it's going to be the “greatest show on earth.” Ramanathan, global destination marketing director for Expo 2020 Dubai, spoke with Canadian Travel Press recently, offering a range of insights on what... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Cuba Set For Busy Winter Season

Cuba Set For Busy Winter Season Cuba is on the verge of gaining 4,000 hotel rooms, including ones in a hotel that will be a first for the country. Lessner Gomez, director of the Cuba Tourist Board's Toronto office, told a Tuesday Toronto gathering that the country has “practically new hotels in every single... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News
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