Monthly Archives: December 2020

HAL Names Sutter VP North America Sales

HAL Names Sutter VP North America Sales Holland America Line has named Michelle Sutter to the post of vice president of North American sales. In this role, the 20-year travel industry veteran will oversee strategic accounts, national accounts, charter and incentives, and field sales. Sutter will report to Holland America Line... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Cruise

Sunset Resorts Set To Shine In 2021

Sunset Resorts Set To Shine In 2021 Good things come to those who wait is how the saying goes and Sunset Resorts has certainly been patient, but it hasn’t been resting on its laurels. No, the company has been busy rebranding and refurbishing two Montego Bay resorts reacquired from AMResorts in June, although it has... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts

Happy Holidays From Baxter Media

Happy Holidays From Baxter Media Baxter Media’s long-standing annual tradition of sharing a member of the Travel Courier family with our readers continues with Kristmas Kurt, the nephew of managing editor Ann Ruppenstein. Thank you to our readers, our friends, families and colleagues, for your support during this... more ›
Posted in News, Rail

Still Time To Join The Feast

ICAN’s Indigenous Feast Boxes Fundraising Campaign Extended To Jan. 10

Still Time To Join The Feast Indigenous Culinary of Associated Nations (ICAN) is extending its Indigenous Feast Boxes campaign throughout the holiday season. Due to overwhelming interest and the support of many generous donations across the country, ICAN is closer to reaching its goal to feed up to 1,700 families... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Indigenous tourism, News, Tourism Organizations

Support Local

Ontario Launches Campaign To Help Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

Support Local The Ontario government is encouraging people to “show your love for local” by exploring new and creative ways to reconnect with the unique small businesses and places that make the province's communities special. To promote this effort Destination Ontario, an agency of the Ministry of... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations

WTTC Hits 200 At The End Of 2020

WTTC Hits 200 At The End Of 2020 Following its launch in May this year, the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp has now been adopted by 200 destinations around the world. The WTTC’s Safe Travels stamp – launched earlier this year – was created in order to restore traveller confidence and... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Wave Season Incentives From Riviera River Cruises

Wave Season Incentives From Riviera River Cruises Riviera River Cruises is launching Wave Season on Jan. 1, 2021, with incentives for retail and group bookings on its European river cruises. Deals include a $500 discount on cabins and $250 gift card for travel advisors for retail bookings, and a free sixth cabin after five cabins are booked... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, COVID-19, Cruise, News, Travel Agents

Lufthansa Group, Sabre Sign Disitribution Deal

Lufthansa Group, Sabre Sign Disitribution Deal The Lufthansa Group and Sabre Corporation have signed a new, mutually flexible distribution agreement that enables modern airline retailing as well as technology innovation. Under the agreement, which covers the carriers Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Air Dolomiti and Brussels... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Technology

New Offers From AmaWaterways

New Offers From AmaWaterways Responding to the increased demand for longer trips, AmaWaterways has introduced two new limited-time offers for guests to enjoy extended vacation time in Europe, including 10% savings on back-to-back river cruises and a selection of complimentary pre- or post-cruise land packages valued up... more ›
Posted in News

Open For Business

Bahia Principe Grand El Portillo Now Opened In the DR

Open For Business The Bahia Principe Grand El Portillo in, Dominican Republic is now open for business and showing off a US$10 million transformation. Committed to reactivating tourism and helping the local community in Samaná, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts looks forward to welcoming guests at this... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts