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Savouring the Flavours of Israel

Savouring the Flavours of Israel In celebration of a third consecutive record year for tourism to Israel with 4.5 million visitors – of which 100,000 were Canadian – the Israel Government Tourist Office held an event in Toronto yesterday (Dec. 12) inviting participants to get a taste of the destination with a lavish... more ›
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The Moorings Sails Into Brazil

The Moorings Sails Into Brazil Premier yacht charter company The Moorings has expanded its operations to include a new partner base in Paraty, Brazil. Surrounded by towering jungles plummeting into the waters of Baia Carioca, this charter cruising region features bays boasting islands and world-famous beaches. Paraty adds to... more ›
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Discover Europe With TravelBrands

Discover Europe With TravelBrands TravelBrands has unveiled its latest stay programs in Europe and travel agents who book these products by Dec. 20, 2019 will earn 5,000 Loyalty Rewards points. “Our long stays programs give travellers the ability to visit a city or country for extended period of time at an affordable... more ›
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Carnival Kicks Off San Diego Winter Sailing Season

Carnival Kicks Off San Diego Winter Sailing Season Carnival Cruise Line returned to the Port of San Diego recently to launch a winter schedule of three- to 15-day voyages aboard Carnival Miracle, marking the line’s first departure from the port in seven years. The cruise schedule began with a seven-day sailing to the Mexican Riviera, and... more ›
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Swoop Launches Winnipeg-Puerto Vallarta Service

Swoop Launches Winnipeg-Puerto Vallarta Service Low-fare carrier Swoop, a subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., has launched its inaugural flight from Winnipeg to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. It is Swoop’s second route from Winnipeg to Mexico, offering travellers the choice to vacation on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos from... more ›
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Savour Portugal With Emerald Waterways

Savour Portugal With Emerald Waterways For the third year in a row, Emerald Waterways is partnering with chef Michael Bonacini for an Emerald Waterways river cruise, this time on Portugal’s Douro River. The eight-day sailing trip aboard the 112-passenger Emerald Radiance departs Porto on Aug. 8, 2020 and sails through the Douro... more ›
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Cuba Tops The Million Mark

Cuba Tops The Million Mark The Cuba Tourist Board is celebrating these days, reporting that the destination has now officially welcomed over a million Canadian visitors over the course of the 2019 travel season. Following in the foot steps of a very strong 2018, the confirmation of the incredible accomplishment came... more ›
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Exclusive: Forecast 2020

Industry Insiders Track The Trends You Need To Watch

Exclusive: Forecast 2020 So what's next? That's essentially the question that every end-of-the-year forecast is asking. It's a question that can be phrased in many different ways and by doing so, elicit many different answers. This year, Canadian Travel Press kept it simple, asking close to a dozen industry experts... more ›
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Porter Airlines Takes Off To Mont-Tremblant

Porter Airlines Takes Off To Mont-Tremblant Porter Airlines is resuming its seasonal service between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Mont-Tremblant International Airport today (Dec. 6). Flights will be available until March 30, 2020, with service up to four times weekly. Connecting flights are also available from numerous Porter... more ›
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UNWTO Takes Aim At Industry Emissions

UNWTO Takes Aim At Industry Emissions According to a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF), transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5% in 2016. At the same time, as tourist numbers rise and... more ›
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