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Just Like The Oscars

First Annual Agents' Choice Gala A Stellar Success

Just Like The Oscars It was a night when the stars of the Canadian travel industry shone brightly as Baxter Media – along with presenting sponsors, Air Canada and Sandals Resorts International; feature sponsors, WestJet, TravelBrands and the Jamaica Tourist Board – welcomed a sold out crowd for the first annual... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Hyatt Has Big Plans For Canada

Twelve Hyatt Place And Hyatt House Hotels Expected To Open By 2020

Hyatt Has Big Plans For Canada Hyatt is planning to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management and franchise agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for nine Hyatt Place hotels and three Hyatt House hotels. Currently there are nine Hyatt-branded hotels open in Canada, and the... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

A First Look At The New Hotel X Toronto

A First Look At The New Hotel X Toronto Exactly how did the name for Toronto's newest resort-style hotel, Hotel X Toronto, come to be? During a brainstorming session, Henry Kallan, president of the Library Hotel Collection, says he took inspiration from its historic location on the grounds of the Exhibition Place, commonly dubbed... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News

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

Universal Orlando Unveils New Jurassic Kids’ Suites

Universal Orlando Unveils New Jurassic Kids’ Suites Universal Orlando is upping the adventure for kids with the introduction of its new Jurassic World Kids' Suites at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. The highly themed suites will transport kids right to the island of Isla Nublar from Jurassic World where they can sleep among the dinosaurs. From... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Hotels, News

Group Germain Opens New Montreal Alt+ Hotel

Group Germain Opens New Montreal Alt+ Hotel Group Germain Hotels officially opened the new Alt+ Hotel Quartier DIX30 in Brossard, on Montreal's South Shore. The hotel offers a unique accommodation experience thanks to its loft-style boutique hotel concept. It is Group Germain Hotel's second property in the area following the opening... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels

Something New From Marriott

Something New From Marriott Research shows consumers increasingly seek out enriching, local experiences when they travel. Now, with summer vacation right around the corner, Marriott is rolling out local-area expert recommendations, bespoke categories, and hand-curated lists of things to do on the substantially expanded... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts

Green Is The New Glam For Monaco

Green Is The New Glam For Monaco The Monaco Government Tourist Office has launched the principality’s “Green is the New Glam”campaign, with the goal of becoming a destination that is as environmentally conscious as it is glamorous. Home to the hugely successful Monaco e-Rallye, the eco-sustainable Grimaldi Forum... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

St. Lucia’s Bay Gardens Makes It Better

St. Lucia’s Bay Gardens Makes It Better Family-friendly Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa in St. Lucia is already receiving accolades from guests for the major investment in renovations to the 77-room marquis hotel. Sanovnik Destang, executive director of the Bay Gardens triad of hotels in the north of St. Lucia, said: “We are... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, Resorts

Agents Can Win Big With Karisma

Agents Can Win Big With Karisma Karisma Hotels & Resorts has announced a $250,000 cash prize, plus a diamond giveaway, as a part of an enticing rewards program to engage and recognize the travel agent community for their efforts. The program and prize, which began in 2014 and increases in value each year, is generously... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, Hotels, News, Resorts, Travel Agents
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