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Power Of The People

Consumer Choice Trumps America First

Power Of The People Donald Trump’s exhortation of “America First” and all the debate around NAFTA might have some in the travel industry wondering: how does this affect me? Quite likely much more than you think, writes Brett Walker in an exclusive commentary in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Florida, Hawaii, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

That’s Quite A Collection

Transat Rolls Out 2018-2019 Winter Program

That’s Quite A Collection Transat just keeps making it better and better. The operator rolled out its winter 2018-2019 Sun program in Toronto yesterday, adding Portugal and Spain to its 34 destinations in Mexico, South America, Central America, Florida and the Caribbean and packaging it all up in a single... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Florida, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Canada Shines For Florida

Canada Shines For Florida Visit Florida's Brenda Bryant welcomed about 100 travel industry VIPs to an evening of education and networking in Toronto last night (April 24). Bryant and a group of close to a dozen Florida destination, hotel and attraction representatives provide agents with an information-packed briefing... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, Florida, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Visit Florida Makes Its Pick

Visit Florida Makes Its Pick Visit Florida has announced the appointment of Frank Belzer, Susan Jacobs and Scott Shalley to the Visit Florida Board of Directors. The three new appointments were confirmed as members of the Visit Florida board during the recent Enterprise Florida Board of Directors meeting held in West Palm... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Destinations, Florida, News

Cheeca Lodge Opens Its Doors

Cheeca Lodge Opens Its Doors One of the Florida Keys' iconic resorts has reopened, as the island chain continues unveiling fully refurbished accommodations more than six months after Hurricane Irma. Islamorada's 27-acre, 214-room Cheeca Lodge Resort and Spa reopened its doors for the high-demand Easter holiday weekend,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Florida, News

ACV Adds New Routes, Frequencies

ACV Adds New Routes, Frequencies Air Canada Vacations (ACV) is continuing to put a strong emphasis on growing and enhancing its Sun product. The tour operator is introducing new routes and increasing capacity and frequency to kick off the summer 2018 booking season. ACV will launch a new route from Toronto to Puerto... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Florida, Tour Operators

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Kissimmee

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Kissimmee Following a multi-million dollar renovation, InterContinental Hotels Group reports the opening of the newly renovated 162-room Holiday Inn Express and Suites, South Lake Buena Vista. The hotel, formerly the independent Inn at Calypso Cay Hotel Orlando, is located less than five miles from... more ›
Posted in Florida, Hotels

Halloween Horror Nights

Where The Nightmares Never End

Halloween Horror Nights It's scream season at Florida's Universal Orlando where clowns with chainsaws, the infamous Overlook Hotel and all things that go bump in the night come together for this year's Halloween Horror Nights, reports assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. The... more ›
Posted in Florida, News, On The Road Again

Air Transat Evacuating Florida Customers

Air Transat Evacuating Florida Customers Air Transat continues its rescue operation and is evacuating its passengers that are in the trajectory of Hurricane Irma. The company is deploying a total of four flights to Florida to evacuate its clients there – two flights to Fort Lauderdale and two to Orlando. The aircraft are... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Florida, News

Florida Resort Woos Canadians

Sirata Beach Has The All-Inclusive Touch

Florida Resort Woos Canadians The Sirata Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida, can truly lay claim to being a pioneering presence in Florida's tourism trade. Cricket Wagner, the property's director of sales, told a Thursday Toronto gathering that the Gulf of Mexico-fronting property is likely the only resort in all of... more ›
Posted in Florida, Hotels, News, Resorts
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