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TICO Takes Care Of Business At AGM

TICO Takes Care Of Business At AGM During is 2019 AGM, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) update registrants attending on its accomplishments during the previous fiscal year. And one of the key themes at this year's AGM was the continuous evolution of the travel industry. “We live and work in an exciting era, one... more ›
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Vancouver Reports Another Record Year

Vancouver Reports Another Record Year Tourism Vancouver reports that 2018 was another banner year, with the city welcoming 10.7 million overnight visitors to Metro Vancouver. That represents a new best for Metro Vancouver's tourism industry and the sixth consecutive record-breaking year. The collective efforts of tourism... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Follow Your Sunshine

Florida Wants Canadians To Get Off The Beaten Path

Follow Your Sunshine There's no doubt that Canadians know Florida well, observed VISIT FLORIDA's Sam May during a stop at Press Today's offices in Toronto yesterday, but he's quick to add that there's more to the state that they may not know about. In fact, May explained to PT that VISIT FLORIDA has done a bit of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Florida, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Britain Brings The Love To Toronto Pride

Britain Brings The Love To Toronto Pride New research figures by Visit Britain give Great Britain the number one ranking amongst seven other European countries for popularity amongst Canadian LGBTQ holiday-makers – just in time for the Pride Parade in Toronto last weekend. Britain came out ahead of Spain and the Netherlands tied... more ›
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Barbados Ready For Summer

Barbados Ready For Summer Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has launched its summer campaign for 2019: Brilliant Barbados Fly into Savings. The promotion, which will run in both the U.S. and Canada between now and October, offers travellers the opportunity to experience Barbados for less, yet do more. CEO of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Above & Beyond

2019 Agents' Choice Awards Gala Hits New Heights

Above & Beyond Where were you when the Toronto Raptors won the NBA Championship? Well, for close to 400 of the Canadian travel industry's finest, the answer to that question is they were at the second annual Agents' Choice Awards Gala at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. It was a night of celebration and... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2019, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Air Canada Salutes Its Indigenous Employees

Carrier Marks National Indigenous Peoples Day With Special Flight

Air Canada Salutes Its Indigenous Employees Air Canada marked National Indigenous Peoples Day by highlighting the achievements and contributions of its Indigenous employees. This week, AC185 from Toronto to Vancouver, operated with Air Canada's flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner, was flown by an all-Indigenous full crew of two pilots and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Let Yourself In

Tourism Toronto Launches New Destination Campaign

Let Yourself In Tourism Toronto has launched a brand new destination marketing campaign, Let Yourself In. The launch comes on the heels of the Toronto Raptors capturing the NBA title and the city's sense of welcome and diversity that's attracting world attention. As well, the campaign also arrives as... more ›
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San Francisco Is Making It New

San Francisco Is Making It New Representatives from San Francisco Travel welcomed a high profile group of travel agents, tour operators, airline executives and meeting planners at Toronto's trendy Don Alfonso 1890 last night (June 19), updating them on a host of happenings taking place in the City by the Bay. New hotel... more ›
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Good As Gold

Sandals Resorts Hailed As Good Corporate Citizens

Good As Gold Jamaica's minister of tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the tourism sector that are taking their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to new heights, ensuring that the positive impact of tourism is reaching all corners of... more ›
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