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Celebrate Earth Day With The TreadRight Foundation

Initiative Helps Fund Big Cat Conservation Project

Celebrate Earth Day With The TreadRight Foundation Earth Day 2018 (April 22) is upon us and The Travel Corporation's TreadRight Foundation is making sure that those travelling with the TTC family of brands know that they are helping to make a positive difference to the planet. In fact, those travelling with TTC's family of brands this Earth... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

The Stars Are Shining In Utah

The Stars Are Shining In Utah Those visiting Utah may find themselves feeling a little starstruck. Becki Lewis of the Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau told a Thursday Toronto gathering that Utah has little light pollution, which can lead to dramatic celestial displays. “We have more dark sky parks [which provide... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

Iberostar Launches Plastics Initiative

Hotel Group Eliminating Single Use Plastics From All Hotel Rooms

Iberostar Launches Plastics Initiative Iberostar Group is eliminating single use plastics from all of its hotel rooms. The company – with over 110 hotels in its portfolio – will initially implement the program at its 36 hotels in Spain beginning in June and by 2019, all of its hotel rooms around the world will be single use... more ›
Posted in Events, Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel

May The Fourth Be With You

May The Fourth Be With You Take note all you Star Wars fans, Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is preparing for a new, three-day festival – May the Fourth Be With You. Beginning May 4 – which happens to be the day when fans across the globe commemorate the Star Wars universe – the festival will bring fans together to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Dare To Dream Aboard Symphony Of The Seas

Dare To Dream Aboard Symphony Of The Seas If bigger is better – and many certainly think that's the case – then Royal Caribbean International continues to be tops at sea with the recent launch of Symphony of the Seas, the world's largest passenger cruise ship, reports assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's digital edition of... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Events, News, On The Road Again

TTAND Agents Lend A Hand In The D.R.

TTAND Agents Lend A Hand In The D.R. Conference business took a more altruistic turn in Punta Cana this week, as members of The Travel Agent Next Door collective pooled their resources and physical work skills to lend a hand at two public schools in the Dominican Republic. About 140 TTAND member agents came to the Majestic... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

It’s A Wrap

TravelBrands Concludes Its Third Annual Agent Appreciation Events

It’s A Wrap Well, it's a wrap as the saying goes. TravelBrands completed its series of cross-Canada, interactive events across Canada that showcased its unique and new offerings. The events were held in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Frank DeMarinis, president & CEO,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Make Tourism A Priority

Make Tourism A Priority The UNWTO is calling on the leaders of the G20 to consider including tourism in their agenda for its capacity to create more and better jobs. In his meeting with the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, and current G20 Chair, UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, stressed the... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

WestJet Welcomes Its Partners In Cancun

WestJet Welcomes Its Partners In Cancun WestJet hosted its top partners from across North America at its annual key client event in Mexico. The three-day conference took place at Secrets The Vine Cancun. Lyell Farquharson, vice-president, sales and distribution for WestJet, observed: “This event gives us the opportunity to offer... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TTAND Is On A Mission

Group Gathers In Punta Cana For Annual Conference

TTAND Is On A Mission Some 140 travel agents from the The Travel Agent Next Door collective have descended on Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, to take part in the group's fourth annual educational conference, reports Press Today's Ted Davis, who's at the event. Dubbed “On A Mission,” it has already... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents
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