Agents' Choice 2019

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Something Nieuw

HAL's Newest Ship Is Making Waves

Something Nieuw Picture this: Oprah Winfrey is donning pajamas and handing out shots of tequila as passengers taking part in Holland America Line's Girls' Getaway cruise go wild with excitement at the sight of the popular talk show host, film star and founder of O, The Oprah Magazine. In this week's Travel... more ›
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Quite A Challenge

Second Round Action Heats Up At The Baxter 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament

Quite A Challenge On the second day of The Baxter 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament, the teams played the Arnold Palmer designed The Victoria Clube, hosted by the luxurious and chic Anantara-Vilamoura Resort. Home of the Portugal Masters, this par 72 18-hole tournament caliber course was a true test of every... more ›
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Teeing It Up In The Algarve

Inaugural Baxter Media Portugal Golf Tournament Underway

Teeing It Up In The Algarve Rising bright and early, teams participating in the inaugural Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament were eager to tee it up for the opening round. Hosted by Visit Portugal, TAP Airlines (#TapAirPortugal or #PortugalStopover) and the Albufeira Promotion Bureau, the round was played at... more ›
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The Caribbean Goes Beyond The Beach

Caribbean Travel Marketplace gets underway in Montego Bay

The Caribbean Goes Beyond The Beach Although many Canadians may flock to the Caribbean to escape the cold and soak up some sun, sand, and sea, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association believes the time has come to change the narrative. “We’ve seen a tremendous number of events that affect our region. In... more ›
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Exploring Hong Kong Like A Local

Exploring Hong Kong Like A Local One of the most photographed vantage points of Hong Kong comes from the top of Victoria Peak. As the highest point on Hong Kong Island, the panoramic views of the seemingly endless slew of high-rises jetting out from the green hills below and across Victoria Harbour is a must-see for many... more ›
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Vietnam Leads At ASEAN Tourism Forum

Vietnam Leads At ASEAN Tourism Forum Three days of intense destination selling and information gathering wound up last week in Vietnam at the 38th annual ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), reports Press Today's Ted Davis, who was in attendance at the show. The ATF was held in Ha Long City – the gateway to scenic Ha Long Bay. About... more ›
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Miami, Like A VIP

Live The Ultra-Luxe Life In Miami

Miami, Like A VIP Miami is constantly evolving and reinventing itself. For travellers, the coastal Florida destination offers the best of a beautiful beach escape and a city getaway across diverse cultures and a buzzing nightlife, writes assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's Travel Courier cover... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, On The Road Again, Resorts, Tourism Organizations

Run Barbados

Come For The Run, Stay For The Fun

Run Barbados Run Barbados celebrated the 36th anniversary of its popular running series on the weekend, Dec. 7-9. More than 2,300 runners, from casual to competitive, travelled to Bridgetown, Barbados from 23 countries to participate in a weekend full of various running events, reports Press Today's Ashley... more ›
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Canadian Agents Win Big At Karisma’s GIVC Awards

Canadian Agents Win Big At Karisma’s GIVC Awards Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ 11th annual Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant Sales & Marketing Forum wrapped up on Friday night (Dec. 7) with an awards gala honouring top producing travel professionals. A group of 41 Canadian agents were on location at the El Dorado Royale in the... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, News, On The Road Again, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Bleisure Is Booming

Expedia Group Media Solutions Study Tracks Growing Trend

Bleisure Is Booming The number of people seeking to use their business trips as the starting point for a holiday extension is rapidly growing in number, says a new study by Expedia Group Media Solutions. These so-called “bleisure” travellers have increased in number by nearly 40% since a 2016 study, when... more ›
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