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Just Like The Oscars

First Annual Agents' Choice Gala A Stellar Success

Just Like The Oscars It was a night when the stars of the Canadian travel industry shone brightly as Baxter Media – along with presenting sponsors, Air Canada and Sandals Resorts International; feature sponsors, WestJet, TravelBrands and the Jamaica Tourist Board – welcomed a sold out crowd for the first annual... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Le Boat Celebrates Canadian Expansion

Le Boat Celebrates Canadian Expansion Not even a nasty thunderstorm could stop the celebrations in Smith Falls, Ont. Wednesday (June 13) as Le Boat officially launched its first expansion into North America. While the boat rental company began operations on Canada's Rideau Canada near Ottawa on May 18, officials, dignitaries and... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, News

Union Summer Returns To Toronto

Union Summer Returns To Toronto Union Summer – presented by TD returns to the Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza from July 1 to Aug. 19, bringing an eclectic offering of food, musicians, film screenings and live performances to Union Station. The market will showcase “Where Toronto is Going” with a curated mix of local food... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Destinations, Events, News

Finding Serenity in Saint Lucia

Finding Serenity in Saint Lucia As he shows me around my spacious suite, my butler Gregg is explaining the range of services his team is ready to do for guests – from unpacking suitcases and ironing to drawing aromatherapy bubble baths at a chosen time or even as a surprise, writes assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Resorts

Discover Sweet Home Chicago

Discover Sweet Home Chicago Steve Dolinsky isn't the least bit bothered by the fact that his Chicago tours are remarkably cheesy. Dolinsky – in Toronto Wednesday night for a Chicago promotional event – last month launched Pizza City, USA, which has four tours showcasing the city's pizza offerings, with those types of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

A First Look At The New Hotel X Toronto

A First Look At The New Hotel X Toronto Exactly how did the name for Toronto's newest resort-style hotel, Hotel X Toronto, come to be? During a brainstorming session, Henry Kallan, president of the Library Hotel Collection, says he took inspiration from its historic location on the grounds of the Exhibition Place, commonly dubbed... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News

That’s Quite A Collection

Transat Rolls Out 2018-2019 Winter Program

That’s Quite A Collection Transat just keeps making it better and better. The operator rolled out its winter 2018-2019 Sun program in Toronto yesterday, adding Portugal and Spain to its 34 destinations in Mexico, South America, Central America, Florida and the Caribbean and packaging it all up in a single... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Florida, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Goway Expands Family Travel Options

Goway Expands Family Travel Options Goway is expanding its family travel options, recognizing that family vacations – which offer a great chance to bond – require specialized knowledge and a slightly different approach to planning. Fortunately, there are vacation spots all over the world that rise to the challenge and... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

Vegas Shines!

Vegas Shines! Leave it to Las Vegas to bring top notch entertainment like The Voice finalist Matt McAndrew to an industry event showcasing just some of what the “Entertainment Capital of the World” has to offer. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is in the midst of an Eastern Canada sales... more ›
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Group Germain Opens New Montreal Alt+ Hotel

Group Germain Opens New Montreal Alt+ Hotel Group Germain Hotels officially opened the new Alt+ Hotel Quartier DIX30 in Brossard, on Montreal's South Shore. The hotel offers a unique accommodation experience thanks to its loft-style boutique hotel concept. It is Group Germain Hotel's second property in the area following the opening... more ›
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