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Canada’s Ice Hotel Marks 20 Years

Canada’s Ice Hotel Marks 20 Years The Quebec City area is on the verge of reaching a totally cool anniversary that has repeatedly avoided Mother Nature-responsible meltdowns. The Hotel de Glace – which translates as Ice Hotel – will this winter be inviting those in the area to stay in the winter-alone structure for the... more ›
Posted in Events, Hotels, News

TDC: It’s All About That WOW Experience

TDC: It’s All About That WOW Experience It's all about the WOW these days at Transat Distribution Canada (TDC). As Louise Fecteau will tell you, she has no doubt that retail travel professionals will be around for a long, long time just as long as “they provide their customer with a different experience -- a WOW... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Albufeira Creates Some Buzz In Toronto

Albufeira Creates Some Buzz In Toronto A hundred travel agents, tour operators, and other industry professionals gathered in downtown Toronto last night to explore the Albufeira region of Portugal. Visit Portugal was joined by 17 suppliers from APAR, the agency for the promotion of the Albufeira region. Attendees were invited to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

‘Meet the Winemaker’ With NCL

‘Meet the Winemaker’ With NCL Norwegian Cruise Line has introduced an array of upcoming cruise offerings for new and experienced cruisers alike, including a “Meet the Winemaker” series, three- and four-day cruises to the Bahamas and special Spring Break sailings. The Meet the Winemaker series calls on all wine... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Events, News

KLM’s Secret Of Success

Carrier Celebrates 100 Years Of Flying With Canadian Partners

KLM’s Secret Of Success A hundred years in any business is quite an achievement. A century of flying in the airline business is, not to put too fine a point on it, simply astounding. And if you ask KLM executive committee member, Barbara Van Koppen how the airline has been able to do it, she'll tell you that it... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

TL Network Flying High

TL Network Flying High With a new sales manager for Canada, 20 new members and now more than 600 agency partners across the country and bookings up by double digits, Travel Leaders Network, Canada (TL Network) is having a banner year. The travel agency organization held its Toronto West Fall Regional Conference... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Travel Agents

Booking Site Gets Thumbs Up At YVR India Event

Booking Site Gets Thumbs Up At YVR India Event The smooth functionality of a booking website operated by tour operator Services International Ltd. of New Delhi took centre stage during a dinner presentation on India tourism in Vancouver recently, reports Press Today's western editor, Ted Davis. The automatic rate adjustment function of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, West

The Art Of Travelling In Style

Insight Vacations Unveils Its 2020 Europe & Britain Collection

The Art Of Travelling In Style Well, that was quite an experience. Insight Vacations brought “The Art of Travelling in Style” to Toronto yesterday (Oct. 9) -- complete with its promise of “All the sights and the insights, up close and personal, in comfort and style” -- welcoming a small group of VIP partners to the... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Jamaica Takes To The Ice In Toronto

Jamaica Takes To The Ice In Toronto When the Toronto Maple Leafs and the St. Louis Blues hit the ice in Toronto on Monday night (Oct. 7), there was a One Love feel to the evening as the Jamaica Tourist Board, led by the island's director of tourism, Donovan White and its regional director, Canada, Angella Bennett, welcomed a VIP... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

Bob Family Travel Goes On Safari With TravelBrands

Bob Family Travel Goes On Safari With TravelBrands The team at TravelBrands team recently surprised Bob Family Travel and its 73-passenger group before boarding a flight to Dubai. The group celebrated at Toronto Pearson airport before their Emirates flight took off. Nathalie Tanious, senior vice president, TravelBrands, said: “When Pat... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, News, Travel Agents
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