After passing through otherworldly formations of stalactite and stalagmite crystal structures formed over millions of years, our tour guide at Cayman Crystal Caves on Grand Cayman leads the group to the aptly named Bat Cave where dozens of bats are hanging and flying around the dimly lit... more ›
If there’s a surefire way to measure Norwegian Cruise Line’s ongoing commitment to the travel trade, president and chief executive officer Harry Sommer said one prime example is in the amount of agents invited to experience the brand new Norwegian Prima.
“We’ve committed over the... more ›
Walking through the streets of Coventry, tour guide Roger Bailey is eager to share a story that’s “a thousand years in the making.” The legend goes that Lady Godiva, a key figure in the history of the region, pleaded with her husband to provide a tax break for local residents.
“He... more ›
Norwegian Prima Christened In Reykjavík
“I stand before you tonight filled with pride, excitement and joy, as this christening marks the welcoming of a new ship and the ushering in of a new era in cruising,” Frank Del Rio, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., said on stage during the christening ceremony for... more ›
New priorities for business travellers emerging from the pandemic
Although the global meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions market is showing steady signs of recovery, Accor’s Mansi Vagt reveals that business travellers are emerging from the pandemic with renewed priorities and aren’t eager to get back to the way things were... more ›
Short distances, wide array of experiences
“My message to travel agents is the proximity of everything [in Britain] and the diversity of experiences there are in each area,” Lynda Falcone, Travel Trade Manager – Canada for VisitBritain, tells a small group of travel agents en route to Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William... more ›
An Insider’s Perspective On The New ‘Roamies’ Travel Style From G Adventures And Hostelworld
Over the next year, Irish journalist Claire Scott is roaming around the world on the newly launched ‘Roamies’ travel style with G Adventures and Hostelworld. After each adventure, she’s sharing all the details with Travel Courier. Here’s the first story from the 34-day Ultimate Europe:... more ›
As the bus pulled out of the airport headed for Sandals Royal Curaçao, couples on board started exchanging how long they’ve been married.
“Thirty-two years,” exclaimed one couple proudly.
“Forty-four years,” boasted another, causing the bus to break out in applause.
“One... more ›
The founding values behind Bula Coffee — a coffee production company in Fiji — extend far beyond providing a good cup of morning joe. As Luke Fryett, whose job title cleverly reads ‘Man on the Ground,’ explains, while giving the world a great shot of coffee, Bula Coffee is “all about... more ›
A Toronto travel agent who's a frequent visitor to Mexico says attending Mexico's annual tourism show Tianguis has further convinced her that Mexican tourism is rebounding after being badly battered by COVID-19, reports Press Today’s Ian Stalker, who’s attending this year’s... more ›