Agents' Choice 2019

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Booking.com Reveals Canada’s Most Welcoming Cities

Booking.com Reveals Canada’s Most Welcoming Cities Booking.com has released the seventh edition of its annual Guest Review Awards, which includes a list of Canada's most welcoming places. For the 2018 edition of the awards, 759,845 properties across 219 countries and territories are being given an award, with more than 2,200 Canadian... more ›
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Avalon Puts European River Cruises On Sale

Avalon Puts European River Cruises On Sale Avalon Waterways has launched a “Flash Sale,” offering special fares on a select number of its Tulip Time and Active & Discovery on the Rhine sailings. Travellers can save up to $1,200 per person as well as access to special airfares to Europe. Using major scheduled airlines, Avalon... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, Specials

Italy Wants Canadians to ‘Live in the Moment’

Italy Wants Canadians to ‘Live in the Moment’ The Italian National Tourist Board has launched a new campaign aimed at inspiring Canadian travellers to experience the wonders of Italy. The “Live in the Moment” promotion will showcase the beauty of Italy and encourage Canadians to go beyond the popular Italian tourist stops to... more ›
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ATI To Reward Top Agents With African Safari

Five-Star Trip to South Africa

ATI To Reward Top Agents With African Safari Recognizing that travel advisor partners have been instrumental in making them one of the top Africa travel specialists in North America, African Travel, Inc. (ATI) will be rewarding their loyalty by sending six of their top-selling advisors on a luxurious six-night trip to South Africa this... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Destinations, Tour Operators

Tourisme Montréal Expects Big Things For 2019

Tourisme Montréal Expects Big Things For 2019 Tourisme Montréal is forecasting that tourism spending in the city will grow 5.6% this year, representing $4.75 billion in revenue and 53,000 jobs for the industry as a whole. Tourist numbers are expected to rise 2.4%. Tourism is now one of the primary wealth-generating industries for the... more ›
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New Zealand Tourism App Adds Enhanced Reality

New Zealand Tourism App Adds Enhanced Reality An “augmented reality” (AR) app is giving New Zealand visitors the chance to experience a once-famous geological formation that disappeared over 130 years ago. The Pink and White Terraces were once known as the “eighth wonder of the world” and were obliterated by the Mount Tarawera... more ›
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Universal Orlando Set For Mardi Gras Celebration

Universal Orlando Set For Mardi Gras Celebration Laissez les bon temps rouler (let the good times roll)! Universal Orlando Resort has announced the concert headliners performing at the 2019 Mardi Gras celebration – a family friendly version of the renowned Big Easy bash that features authentic Cajun-style cuisine, a nightly parade and... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Destinations, Events

Time To Save With Bermuda’s Pink Sale

Time To Save With Bermuda’s Pink Sale Travellers can save up to 50% on luxury accommodations during Bermuda’s Pink Sale. The sale makes Bermuda more affordable, offering travellers 50% off at one of 12 participating resorts, with rates starting at US$124.50 per night. The Pink Sale offer must be booked by Jan. 22 and is valid... more ›
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Whistler Receives Record-Breaking Snowfall

Whistler Receives Record-Breaking Snowfall Skiers and snowboarders in Whistler, BC had more than one reason to celebrate as the New Year rolled in after Whistler Blackcomb announced a new snowfall record for the month of December. A total of 384 cm fell over the course of the month, surpassing Whistler Blackcomb’s previous December... more ›
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Tourism Ireland Teams Up With Vikings Stars

Tourism Ireland Teams Up With Vikings Stars Season 5b of the hit TV show Vikings is back – and Ireland is all over it. To mark the launch of the popular TV show’s new season, Tourism Ireland partnered with the History Channel and so.da, Corus Entertainment’s social digital agency, to create an online campaign promoting the new... more ›
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