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Europe Reports Positive Long-Haul Trends

Europe Reports Positive Long-Haul Trends The European Travel Commission, the European Tourism Association (ETOA) and Eurail B.V. published the results of the Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) for September – December 2019. Findings indicate that Europe is gaining increased attention as a tourism destination from overseas markets for... more ›
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Experience The Magic Of The Beaches Of Fort Myers And Sanibel

Experience The Magic Of The Beaches Of Fort Myers And Sanibel When asked about his favourite part of The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel, Ray Sarracino of The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau doesn’t point to the year round mild temperatures of living on Florida's Gulf Coast or popular attractions like Edison & Ford Winter Estates.... more ›
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Albufeira Creates Some Buzz In Toronto

Albufeira Creates Some Buzz In Toronto A hundred travel agents, tour operators, and other industry professionals gathered in downtown Toronto last night to explore the Albufeira region of Portugal. Visit Portugal was joined by 17 suppliers from APAR, the agency for the promotion of the Albufeira region. Attendees were invited to... more ›
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CTO Making Big Changes

Closing New York, London Offices

CTO Making Big Changes The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Chair -- and Saint Lucia’s Tourism Minister -- Dominic Fedee issued a statement yesterday on the restructuring of the organization, stating: “Over the past two decades, there has been much discussion surrounding the promotion and development of... more ›
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Booking Site Gets Thumbs Up At YVR India Event

Booking Site Gets Thumbs Up At YVR India Event The smooth functionality of a booking website operated by tour operator Services International Ltd. of New Delhi took centre stage during a dinner presentation on India tourism in Vancouver recently, reports Press Today's western editor, Ted Davis. The automatic rate adjustment function of... more ›
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Beautiful Bermuda

A Luxurious Escape Just 2.5 Hours From Toronto

Beautiful Bermuda Pink sand beaches and turquoise waters mixed with a touch of British, North American and Caribbean cultures make Bermuda uniquely attractive to travellers from around the world, writes assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's issue of Travel Courier. Discovered in 1505 by the Spanish,... more ›
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Discover America Tracks The Trends

Baxter Media's Greg Coates Wins Two Awards At Annual Event

Discover America Tracks The Trends Canadian visitations to the United States have dipped this year, but the president of an American marketing firm that monitors cross-border travel predicts the drop will soon be reversed. Scott Johnson of Travel Market Insights told Friday's (Oct 4) Discover America Canada's annual media day... more ›
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Jamaica Takes Canada By Storm

Jamaica Takes Canada By Storm Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, accompanied by the organization's director of tourism, Donovan White and the Jamaica Tourist Board's (JTB) regional manager Canada, Angella Bennett were making the rounds in Toronto yesterday, talking to key suppliers to get a feel for where... more ›
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Jamaica Heats Up

More Rooms, More Travellers

Jamaica Heats Up Tourism to Jamaica is heating up with a booming increase in arrivals and big-name resorts coming online across the island destination. “Jamaica is experiencing record-breaking numbers, undergoing major developments, and receiving global recognition like never before,” said Donovan White,... more ›
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All Ears On Vienna

All Ears On Vienna All Ears will be on Vienna in 2020 as it celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven and the city – which was recently voted the “most livable” city in the world – has a host of musical events organized to celebrate the historic occasion. That was just part of the news that the... more ›
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