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Just Like The Oscars

First Annual Agents' Choice Gala A Stellar Success

Just Like The Oscars 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 ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

RIU Joins the UN #BeatPlasticPollution Program

RIU Joins the UN #BeatPlasticPollution Program 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 ›
Posted in News, Resorts, Responsible Travel

The Travel Corporation Set To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

The Travel Corporation Set To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics 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 ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Green Is The New Glam For Monaco

Green Is The New Glam For Monaco 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 ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

It’s All About Authentic

ITAC Launches Indigenous Canada Web Site

It’s All About Authentic “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 ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tourism Organizations

A Flying Start With The Sunwing Foundation

A Flying Start With The Sunwing Foundation Following an outpouring of support for the Sunwing Foundation’s recently launched Flying Start initiative, 250 backpacks filled with gently-used children’s books, essential school supplies and other necessities for learning were sent to Jamaican schools via Sunwing Airlines last month. The... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News, Responsible Travel

Chelsea Hotel Joins SickKids VS Limits Campaign

Chelsea Hotel Joins SickKids VS Limits Campaign 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 ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Responsible Travel

Treading Lightly

The Travel Corporation Steps Up To Combat Over Tourism

Treading Lightly 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 ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Book To Build With Choice Hotels

Book To Build With Choice Hotels 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 ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Responsible Travel

Tracking The Trends With Peregrine

Operator Sees Growth, As Boomers Seek Adventure

Tracking The Trends With Peregrine 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 ›
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