Agents' Choice 2018

Tourism Organizations

Discover America Canada Picks New Executive

Farrill, Graham, Klint, Webb Elected As New Board

Discover America Canada Picks New Executive Discover America Canada (DAC) elected its new executive team during its annual general meeting in Toronto last night. Cynthia Farrill, Visit Florida – Canada; Denise Graham, Experience Kissimmee/VoX International; Annika Klint, KAI – Colorado Tourism Office – Canada; and Susan Webb,... more ›
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Savouring Switzerland

There’s So Much To See, Do And Taste

Savouring Switzerland In the beginning there was Thomas Cook — so to say. Switzerland’s roots as a tourist destination can be traced back to 1863, when a documented tour led by the international travel company brought a group to the Central European country for a holiday, reports assistant editor, Ann... more ›
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On The Road For Gala Vallarta-Nayarit

On The Road For Gala Vallarta-Nayarit As Puerto Vallarta prepares to mark its 100th anniversary in May, the destination is also celebrating a record year for tourism in the destination, reports PressToday's Ann Ruppenstein. Speaking at the 24th edition of Gala Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit — an annual trade show where... more ›
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ACTA, CNTO Ready To Celebrate

ACTA, CNTO Ready To Celebrate ACTA and the China National Tourist Office (CNTO) are ready to celebrate the Canada-China Year of Tourism in 2018 and to mark the occasion, they've unveled a new Corporate Partnership. Through that Corporate Partnership, ACTA members can expect to have contact with CNTO representatives and... more ›
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I Travel For …

VisitBritain Rolls Out New Campaign In Canada

I Travel For … It's the question that everybody is asking: “Why do you travel?” Well, Visit Britain isn't asking anymore, instead it has been listening to the answers that Canadians have been giving to that question and the result is its new marketing campaign – “I Travel For ...” – that it... more ›
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Authentic Quebec

Keeping The Momentum Going In 2018

Authentic Quebec It’s what one might call a good problem. Coming off a record year for tourism, Quebec officials are faced with the challenge of keeping the numbers going in 2018. Speaking with PressToday last night in Toronto as part of a two-city road show, Destination Quebec’s Juan Pablo Suarez said... more ›
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Vienna Posts Strong 2017 Results

Vienna Posts Strong 2017 Results Vienna is reporting that 2017 was the “best year ever” for tourism, with 15.5 million visitor bednights – that's 3.7% more than in 2016 and it represents a new all-time high. In the record year 2017 Vienna recorded 15,510,000 visitor bednights (up 3.7%) and 7,097,000 arrivals (up... more ›
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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 ›
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Canada On Show At WTM Latin America

Canada On Show At WTM Latin America WTM Latin America has launched Destination Pavilions. The goal of the new initiative is to enable private companies from destinations that are not represented at the event to mark their presence in its 6th edition. Companies from the following markets have already confirmed their participation:... more ›
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Awesome Argentina

Destination Has A Style That's All Its Own

Awesome Argentina Far below the equator, near the bottom of the world, Argentina summons travellers with a blend of sleek, urban style shaped by a turbulent history and flavoured by renowned wines and cuisine, reports western editor, Ted Davis in this week's cover story in Travel Courier. History and style... more ›
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