With buzz of a Royal baby coinciding with the event, the 2018 Destination Britain North America show got underway this week in Austin, Texas.
Featuring more than 150 buyers, suppliers and media, including a Canadian contingency, the conference aims to increase travel to Britain through... more ›
Sunwing received a royal welcome yesterday (Oct. 11) as it marked its return to Mazatlan, Mexico, hosting nearly 160 agents on a four-day fam.
New for Sunwing this year is direct service from Montreal to Mazatlan, along with seasonal weekly flights from Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina and... more ›
Hawai'i Global Tourism Summit Tackles The Fundamentals
The Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu has just wrapped up and delegates are once again leaving the islands with the sense that the some of the solutions to the world's environmental woes rest in the Aloha state.
A conference agenda heavy on tourism sustainabilty and cultural conservation... more ›
Free Air Promotion Launched
In a concerted effort to stimulate tourism, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), along with the Island of Hawai`i Visitors Bureau, hosted a private event in Hilo yesterday - attended by PressToday's Greg Coates - to celebrate the culture, history and people of Hawaii.
The cruise line also announced... more ›
It’s described as “the most anticipated ship of the year,” and with good reason as Celebrity Cruises' new flagship, Celebrity Edge, is sure to be a game-changer in the industry, reports assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier.
The 2,918-passenger... more ›
With 42,400 more seats out of Canada this winter, Jamaica’s minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett is confident the Caribbean destination will be a popular choice for Canadian travellers.
“Canada is now back with a bang,” he said at a media breakfast held during the Jamaica Product Exchange... more ›
A World Of Wonders Await
As I stood in front of a bronze statue of a rooster on top of a cat, on top of a dog, on top of a donkey outside of the Town Hall in Bremen, I could almost hear my great grandfather providing sound effects – crowing, barking and meowing – like he used to when I was a child, making for a more... more ›
1,400-Plus Delegates On Hand For The Event
The largest event on the busy agenda of the Pacific Asia Travel Association still managed to meet the tourism management goals of the organization, by being staged on the relatively quiet island of Langkawi, Malaysia this week, reports Press Today's western Canada editor, Ted Davis, who is... more ›
Discovering The History And Heart Of The Spanish Town
Staring at a framed print of the Virgin Mary tucked behind a small piece of glass clad with iron bars on a seemingly random narrow side street of Toledo, I learned I forgot to pack something important: a pin.
The legend goes that a former resident of the Spanish town would come to this spot... more ›
Thirty-four travel agents from across the country have touched down in Kissimmee, Florida, ready to participate in the 2018 edition of the Air Canada Race.
The Amazing Race-style competition for travel agents officially gets underway today, but the trade were treated to a welcome reception... more ›