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Starstruck In Utah

Great Outdoors Beckons Visitors

Starstruck In Utah Becki Lewis says those who visit her southwestern Utah destination may end up feeling a little star-struck. Lewis, with Visit Cedar City told a Monday Toronto gathering promoting Utah that those who visit her area can easily enjoy outdoor pursuits, such as mountain biking, and dramatic natural... more ›
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Disney Shares The Magic

Much Anticipated Star Wars Adventure Opens May 31

Disney Shares The Magic In a comedic style show/travel trade event last night (April 15), Disney Destinations brought its “Discover the Magic Tour” to the Toronto area, hosting about 200 travel agents, many clearly big fans of all things Mickey. The evening, hosted by Disney entertainers Shawn and Sharon,... more ›
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Tianguis Turns Spotlight On Mexico’s Obrador

Some Praise, Some Criticism For Country's New Government

Tianguis Turns Spotlight On Mexico’s Obrador Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador may have dodged a visit to the Lion's Den when he visited Mexican tourism show Tianguis. Lopez Obrador's administration drew widespread criticism over its decision to close Mexico Tourism Board offices – including the three in this country – at... more ›
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Norwegian Sun Set For Second Year of Cuba Cruises

Norwegian Sun Set For Second Year of Cuba Cruises Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) Sun has returned to Port Canaveral for a second season of cruises to Cuba, as well as excursions to the Bahamas. The Norwegian Sun, which in 2018 became the first home-ported cruise ship to sail from Port Canaveral to Cuba, is offering four-, five- and... more ›
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MSC Cruises Unveils Cruise Terminal Plans

MSC Cruises Unveils Cruise Terminal Plans MSC Cruises has unveiled the details of a new highly-innovative cruise terminal at PortMiami that will support its expanding presence in North America and in the Caribbean in particular. As per the terms of the agreement, which has now received approval from the Miami-Dade Board of County... more ›
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Iberostar Raises The Bar In Cuba

Iberostar Raises The Bar In Cuba Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is upping its game in Cuba. Not only has the company, which has a portfolio of more than 120 four-and-five star hotels in 18 countries across three continents, significantly increased the number of properties and hotel rooms in the Caribbean destination, but it's... more ›
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Major Renos For Casino At St. Eugene

Major Renos For Casino At St. Eugene Large-scale renovations have been announced for the Casino of the Rockies at the St. Eugene Resort in Cranbrook, BC. Work on the redesign is starting this month and is expected to take under three months to complete, wrapping up in late June 2019. The casino will be open through each... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, West

Cruise Industry Keeps Sailing Along

Cruise Industry Keeps Sailing Along CLIA has released its latest global cruise passenger statistics which reinforce the fact that cruising continues to play a significant role in international tourism. Around the world cruising grew by almost 7% from 2017 to 2018 – for a total of 28.5 million – and research also shows... more ›
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Aqua Expeditions Entering Coastal Cruise Market

Aqua Expeditions Entering Coastal Cruise Market Aqua Expeditions is set to enter the coastal cruise market in the fall of 2019, after operating as an Amazon and Mekong River cruise line for the past 12 years. Aqua Expeditions recently finalized the purchase of a long-range 200-foot explorer yacht originally built for Britain's Royal Navy;... more ›
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Fort Worth: Cowboy Cool And Lots More

Fort Worth: Cowboy Cool And Lots More Home to rodeo and the Stockyards National Historic District, as well as the world's largest honky-tonk, travellers can certainly get their cowboy on when visiting Fort Worth, writes assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. In the late 19th century, Fort... more ›
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