Agents' Choice 2019

Tourism Organizations

O’Hara Picked As President Of Travel Leaders Group

O’Hara Picked As President Of Travel Leaders Group J.D. O'Hara has been named as president of the Travel Leaders Group as that company embarks on further strategic growth initiatives for its family of travel brands. In the newly-created role, O'Hara will oversee and work closely with the various Travel Leaders Group brand presidents to... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Run Barbados

Come For The Run, Stay For The Fun

Run Barbados Run Barbados celebrated the 36th anniversary of its popular running series on the weekend, Dec. 7-9. More than 2,300 runners, from casual to competitive, travelled to Bridgetown, Barbados from 23 countries to participate in a weekend full of various running events, reports Press Today's Ashley... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Showcasing The Flavours Of Germany

Showcasing The Flavours Of Germany About 60 travel trade types were taken on a tasty journey of Germany last night (Dec. 10) by Julia Dywelski, director of marketing & sales, Canada for the German National Tourist Office. Joined by partners, Lufthansa and Wines of Germany, the Flavours of Germany event was held at... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

EXCLUSIVE: Forecast 2019

Are You Ready For The Next Disruptor

EXCLUSIVE: Forecast 2019 Is the glass half full or half empty? That's a question I've been asking for a while now, writes executive editor, Bob Mowat in Canadian Travel Press' special Forecast 2019 issue. By all accounts, 2018 has been a good year for the Canadian travel industry, not to mention for the global... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Absolutely Amazing

New Miami Beach Convention Center Re-imagined For Tomorrow

Absolutely Amazing A cloudy sky was not going to dispel the long anticipated ribbon cutting ceremony of Miami Beach's re-imagined 21st century Miami Beach Convention Center, reports Ilona Kauremszky, attending the event for Press Today. Last Tuesday key representatives from Florida's Miami-Dade County which... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Istanbul: Where East Meets West

Istanbul: Where East Meets West Two notable emperors were bullish about Istanbul. Napoleon demonstrated his appreciation for the city when he stated that, “If Earth was a single state, its capital would be Constantinople” as Istanbul was called for much of its existence, while Roman emperor Constantine made it the capital... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations

Florida Encounter Kicks Off

Sunshine State Hosts Its “Official Meetings Show”

Florida Encounter Kicks Off Travel professionals in the meetings and incentives industry have descended on the sun-kissed southwestern side of Florida for VISIT FLORIDA's  annual Florida Encounter from November 28-30, reports Press Today's Ilona Kauremszky from the show. The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel hosted this... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Florida, News, Tourism Organizations

Sell Florida Like A Pro

VISIT FLORIDA Launches Florida Travel Pro In Canada

Sell Florida Like A Pro VISIT FLORIDA has launched its newest program for Canadian travel trade professionals – Florida Travel Pro. This e-learning platform is designed to help travel professionals nationwide discover the best the state has to offer and sell Florida like a pro. Florida Travel Pro is a collaborative... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Gaming For Tourism

UNWTO Partners With Niantic

Gaming For Tourism The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with one of its newest Affiliate Members, real-world games developer Niantic, to enhance global tourism through the use of mobile augmented reality game experiences. UNWTO will collaborate with Niantic, creators of Pokémon GO and Ingress... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations

Will They or Won’t They?

Report Says Mexico Tourism Board Offices Could Be Closed

Will They or Won’t They? A report from Mexico says the newly elected Mexican federal government plans to shut down the Tourism Promotion Council of Mexico and close the 46 Mexico Tourism Board offices found outside the country. One government official was quoted as saying that the new government is committed to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations
Categories