Agents' Choice 2018

Responsible Travel

Giving Back With The Sandals Foundation

Reading Road Trip Provides Visitors With A Chance To Give Back

Giving Back With The Sandals Foundation Yesterday, Press Today's Ashley Rochefort had a chance to take part in the Sandals Foundation’s Reading Road Trip in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. It was quite an experience, and what follows is the story she has to tell: We visited the grade one class at Ianthe Pratt Primary... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, On The Road Again, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Hefel Böhler Ready To Take On The Future

As Insight Prepares To Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary

Hefel Böhler Ready To Take On The Future Ahead of a milestone year for Insight Vacations — April marks the brand’s 40th anniversary — Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold’s new global CEO Ulla Hefel Böhler was in Toronto yesterday (Jan. 30) for a welcome luncheon. “To be precise, 13th of April 1978 was when Insight... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Industry Teams Up On New Initiative

Industry Teams Up On New Initiative Environmental organizations and the global shipping industry have joined forces to call for an explicit prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5% sulphur cap takes effect in 2020. IMO has agreed that from Jan. 1, 2020, the maximum permitted sulphur content... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Silversea Partners With ORCA

Silversea Partners With ORCA Silversea has launched a new partnership with ORCA, one of the UK’s leading marine conservation charities. The luxury line is working with ORCA to enable guests to discover and engage with marine life on their Silversea adventures and contribute to ORCA’s ongoing marine conservation work... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Responsible Travel

Making An IMPACT

Conference Looks At Sustainability, Innovation In Canadian Tourism

Making An IMPACT IMPACT – which bills itself as Canada's conference on sustainability and innovation in tourism – will be held from Jan. 21-24, 2018 in Victoria, BC. Designed to spark discussions about the legacy of tourism within Canada, which can no longer be ignored, IMPACT's goal is to gather a wide... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Looking Back, Moving Forward

2017 Was Full Of Big Surprises, So What's 2018 Going To Bring?

Looking Back, Moving Forward In this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press, we're proud to present our annual industry forecast which takes a look at what's gone on in 2017 and what's to come in 2018. Now before you point out that there's not much of a challenge to offering a forecast of the year just passed – although... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Voices of Travel

Get Inspired At SeaWorld San Diego

Park Goes Back To Its Roots

Get Inspired At SeaWorld San Diego In a year in which it is celebrating its largest expansion ever, SeaWorld San Diego is also getting back to its roots – education and conservation – and adding a much more educational element to its shows and attractions, reports assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's Travel Courier... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel

Take The Icelandic Pledge

Visitors Invited To Promise To Be Responsible

Take The Icelandic Pledge Iceland has launched a new initiative to positively affect visitor behaviour and promote a happy and meaningful travel experience by introducing a first-of-a-kind pledge for visitors. ‘The Icelandic Pledge’ is an online agreement that invites travellers to sign up to be a responsible... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel

It’s New. It’s Different. It’s Agents’ Choice 2017

Stay Tuned For Canada's Biggest Travel Agents' Poll

It’s New. It’s Different. It’s Agents’ Choice 2017 Today's the big day, Agents' Choice 2017 is on its way to your Inbox – so stay tuned. The ballots have been counted. The results have been tabulated. The stories have been written. The pages have been designed.  And the 18th annual edition of the most comprehensive survey of Canadian travel... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2017, Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations

Booking.com Gives Sustainable Travel A Boost

Booking.com Gives Sustainable Travel A Boost Booking.com has announced the 10 start-ups that will join its new accelerator program, Booking.com Booster. The goal of the program is to identify, mentor and fund enterprising start-ups from around the world that are seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry. The 10... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology
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