First Annual Agents' Choice Gala A Stellar Success
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 ›
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RIU Hotels & Resorts participated in the United Nations' World Environment Day 2018, #BeatPlasticPollution, by organizing clean-ups of coastal areas and beaches in most of the destinations it operates in.
Fifty RIU hotels participated in the worldwide clean-up with staff, guests and... more ›
In its continued commitment to ensure the environment remains vibrant for generations to come, The Travel Corporation’s (TTC) family of brands has announced for World Environment Day (June 5) that over the next five years it will phase out all single-use plastics from its extensive selection... more ›
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 ›
ITAC Launches Indigenous Canada Web Site
“We have been here for more than 15,000 years,” begins the call to action on the new IndigenousCanada.travel site launched by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) earlier this month at Rendez-vous Canada 2018, and inviting travellers to book authentic Indigenous tourism... more ›
Following an outpouring of support for the Sunwing Foundations recently launched Flying Start initiative, 250 backpacks filled with gently-used childrens books, essential school supplies and other necessities for learning were sent to Jamaican schools via Sunwing Airlines last month.
The... more ›
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto has been a long-time partner of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, donating $500,000 to support AboutKidsHealth – a trusted online resource created by SickKids experts – since 2013.
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is part of the SickKids community and has... more ›
The Travel Corporation Steps Up To Combat Over Tourism
The recent decision to halt tourism for six months on the island of Boracay, which the Head of State of the Philippines dubbed a “cesspool,” has reignited warning bells about the potential pitfalls of over tourism, writes assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of... more ›
Choice Hotels Canada has kicked off its second annual Book to Build campaign. Last year, the campaign for Habitat for Humanity Canada surpassed its fundraising goal of $100,000. This year, the goal has been increased to $125,000 to help families in need of affordable housing.
The Book to... more ›
Operator Sees Growth, As Boomers Seek Adventure
Now in its 40th year, Peregrine Adventures – which is part of The Intrepid Group – is reporting that it has seen a 51% increase in North American bookings since 2016, with the highest growth at 65% from North Americans over 60 years old, indicating baby boomers are influencing a surge in the... more ›