Cunard Sets A Course To Summer 2024

Cunard Sets A Course To Summer 2024 Cunard has released details of its April 2024 to January 2025 cruise schedule. Cunard World Club members will be able to book the new itineraries beginning Dec. 6 and then general sales will be open on Dec. 7. The new program will feature over 190 new voyages across 90 destinations... more ›
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Going Beyond With Celebrity Cruises

Going Beyond With Celebrity Cruises In the cruise industry, the second ship in a series is typically a carbon copy of the first due to intricate ship design and long construction lead times. It’s not until the third ship comes along that big changes can be made — and this is where Celebrity Beyond fits in — as the third ship... more ›
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ToursByLocals’ Shore Excursions Are Sailing

ToursByLocals’ Shore Excursions Are Sailing As the cruise industry continues its comeback, Vancouver-based ToursByLocals, , is reporting its shore excursion business has increased tenfold over the same period in 2021. To date in 2022, the company has booked more than 10,000 private shore excursions led by an experienced local guide,... more ›
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Explora Journeys Ready To Set Sail

Explora Journeys Ready To Set Sail Explora Journeys has unveiled details of the maiden voyage of the first of its six ships, EXPLORA I, that will set sail on July 17, 2023, from Southampton in the UK. The brand will make its debut with a 15-night inaugural journey to Northern Europe with calls to 12 ports in four countries... more ›
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A World Cup Match To Remember

A World Cup Match To Remember It was a great way to start the week. The industry gathered at Toronto’s Chelsea Hotel for the World Cup match between Switzerland and Brazil on Nov. 28. Hosted by Baxter Media and the Chelsea Hotel and with Switzerland Tourism, Globus family of brands and MSC Cruises as sponsors, it... more ›
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Agency Group Cruises For The Stars

Stewart Travel Group Raises Over $50,000 For Stars For Life

Agency Group Cruises For The Stars The Stewart Travel Group is back from its cruise on the Danube River and it returned with in a cheque for $35,800 for Stars for Life, Foundation for Autism, a Charlottetown, PE non-profit organization. If you add the $15,500 that Travis and Paula Stewart, co-owners of Stewart Travel Group,... more ›
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HAL Sets Sail With Super Sale From Canada

HAL Sets Sail With Super Sale From Canada Holland America Line is expanding its “Canada Super Sale” with additional cruise dates in 2023 to provide Canadian cruisers more options to plan this year’s ultimate holiday gift or next year’s vacation. Featuring up to 20% off fares on select sailings, the exclusive offer runs... more ›
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What’s In A Name?

Silver Endeavour Celebrates At Official Naming Ceremony

What’s In A Name? Silversea Cruises has officially named Silver Endeavour at a naming ceremony late last week. The cruise company held an expedition-style celebration in the Lemaire Channel, Antarctica, to inaugurate Silver Endeavour as the 11th ship in its fleet, and which was attended by executives from... more ›
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Celebrating The Beautiful Game

Baxter Media, MSC Cruises, VisitBritain & Little Canada Team Up For Some Fun

Celebrating The Beautiful Game The fun has begun! The first of Baxter Media's World Cup soccer tournament parties was held in Toronto Monday, with a cross-section of the travel industry on hand to watch Wales and the United States battle to a 1-1 tie in Qatar. And both the party and the game got the thumbs-up from... more ›
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Silversea Expands Polar Offerings

Silversea Expands Polar Offerings Silversea’s newest expedition ship, Silver Endeavour, is set to broaden ultra-luxury travel’s most diverse polar offering by accessing more than 125 of the world’s most remote, extreme destinations through summer 2024 and winter 2024/2025. The cruise company has unveiled 27 new voyages... more ›
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