Agents' Choice 2020

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Finding Pura Vida In Costa Rica

Finding Pura Vida In Costa Rica Gliding across the water as the imposing Arenal Volcano comes into focus, Elidier Rojas of Pedal Board Costa Rica turns and shouts, “You can jump in if you want,” writes assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's cover story in Travel Courier. Picture a stand-up paddleboard with... more ›
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Tokyo 2020: This is the Year to Visit!

Tokyo 2020: This is the Year to Visit! Agents are invited to attend an exciting and vibrant webinar next Tuesday (Jan. 28) at 1 p.m. (EST). Agents who attend the full duration of the webinar will be given a chance to win one of four $50 prepaid Visa cards. Tokyo continues to astound visitors with the sheer diversity of... more ›
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Caribbean Travel Marketplace Heats Up In The Bahamas

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Heats Up In The Bahamas In a first for Caribbean Travel Marketplace, The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has introduced a pilot program for a group of leading travel agents to take part in the conference which kicks off today at Baha Mar's Performing Arts and Convention Centre, reports Press Today's... more ›
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Agent to Win Globus Trip to Newfoundland

Agent to Win Globus Trip to Newfoundland Globus’ escorted tours to Newfoundland and Labrador are a huge hit with Canadian travellers every year and this year one lucky travel agent and his or her guest will be among the travellers. The tours – both the seven-day “Colorful Newfoundland” and the 12-day “Newfoundland &... more ›
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Goway Launches 2020-21 Idyllic Islands Brochure

Goway Launches 2020-21 Idyllic Islands Brochure Goway Travel has launched its 2020-21 Idyllic Islands brochure featuring some of the world's top islands. The 56-page catalogue is a comprehensive travel guide to some of the world’s most idyllic islands including Tahiti, Fiji, Cook Islands, Hawaii, Bali, Mauritius, Seychelles, Maldives,... more ›
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WestJet Adds Halifax-Manchester Service

WestJet Adds Halifax-Manchester Service WestJet is adding a new another connection across the Atlantic into the United Kingdom with new non-stop service between Halifax and Manchester beginning June 5. This summer, WestJet will operate more than 300 seasonal departures from Halifax to London (Gatwick) and Glasgow,... more ›
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Serenade Renames Dominican Flagship Hotel

Serenade Renames Dominican Flagship Hotel Serenade Caribbean Hotels has renamed its flagship hotel to Serenade Punta Cana Beach, Spa & Casino Resort, incorporating “casino” into the title. According to officials, Casino, along with the “beach” and “spa,” reflect the value-added amenities that will be available at the... more ›
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Agents’ Choice Readership Survey Is Now Open

Agents’ Choice Readership Survey Is Now Open This week marks the launch of Baxter Media's 21st annual Agents' Choice Readership Survey. Like we always say, no one knows travel better than travel agents. The survey asks Canadian agents to vote for their favourite suppliers, destinations, brands, and services in more than 40... more ›
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In Tune With Saint Lucia

In Tune With Saint Lucia Saint Lucian tourism authorities are touting beaches and upcoming hotel rooms and all that jazz. The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority hosted a Toronto event last night (Jan. 16) promoting the island's May 7-9 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival, which is being produced in collaboration with New York's... more ›
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Disneyland’s Star Wars Expansion Debuts Today

Disneyland’s Star Wars Expansion Debuts Today The groundbreaking new Disney attraction, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, debuts today (Jan. 17) at Disneyland Park in California. The highly anticipated experience adds to the immersive adventures available to guests inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the 14-acre land that opened last... more ›
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