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From peak to peak to palm trees
Experiencing Switzerland

What could top taking in panoramic views of 24 snow-capped mountain peaks, including one of Switzerland’s most famed summits – the Matterhorn? Arriving in a helicopter, perhaps?
These are all possibilities that await at Glacier 3000 in Les Diablerets, just one hour from the palm tree-lined lakeside promenade in Montreux. Aptly named for its location at an altitude of 3,000 metres, Glacier 3000 can be found at the highest point of the Vaudois Alps… Read >>


Call it a comeback
Canadian arrivals to Jamaica bounce back

At a time when Jamaica is poised for a record-breaking year – with the Jamaica Tourist Board projecting visitor arrivals to top 4.2 million – the Canadian market is doing its part to help fuel the growth… Read >>


Sailing beyond borders

They’re movers and shakers. Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel, both in Canada and around the world. In this week’s issue, Canadian Travel Press’ monthly series of profiles on women in travel continues with Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, the president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises… Read >>


Preventing overtourism
Switzerland focuses on individual travellers and experiences

Although Switzerland is in the middle of a period of steady growth in tourism from overseas markets – including Canada – the European country is consciously not appealing to the masses… Read >>


Off-the-beaten-track weddings sizzle for Canadians

While tropical locations are as hot as ever, some Canadian couples are heading to more off-the-beaten-path and rather unique places for their destination weddings. From the Vegas Strip to romantic destinations in Ireland, here’s the lowdown on what – and where’s – popular… Read >>


Fall for these destination weddings trends

From ceremonies infused with local traditions to lavish luxurious locations, today’s destination weddings are anything but cookie-cutter. Whether it’s going the extra mile to reach a more remote country or paying a little bit more for a truly memorable experience, modern day brides and grooms are going after the celebrations of their dreams… Read >>


A new era for Palladium

Being in a competitive industry vying for the vacation dollars of travellers with ever-changing wants and needs, Jacques De Paep, Palladium Hotel Group’s commercial director for North America, believes businesses can’t afford to stand still… Read >>


The sisterhood of the travelling women
WOMEN IN TRAVEL: JENNIFER HADDOW

They’re movers and shakers. Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel, both in Canada and around the world. In this week’s issue, Canadian Travel Press’ monthly series of profiles on women in travel, continues with Jennifer Haddow, the owner and director of Wild Women Expeditions… Read >>


Unforgettable Uganda
Into the Pearl of Africa

Whether it’s the thrill of coming into close proximity of a lion, realizing the true grandeur of an elephant or witnessing the moment a leopard pounces on its prey, African safaris and guided walking tours provide a unique opportunity for travellers to experience wildlife in its natural habitat… Read >>


A Sensatori Experience
Selling the sensatori Azul Beach Resort Jamaica

Situated on Negril’s picturesque Seven Mile Beach, visitors now have another option for their Jamaican vacation: the newly opened Sensatori Azul Beach Resort Jamaica by Karisma…
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Travelling Man: John Boulding
As Insight’s Director Readies To Step Down From The Position, CTP Looks Back On His Impressive Career

John Boulding, the director of Insight Vacations, actually got his start with The Travel Corporation long before taking on a leadership role, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week’s digital edition of Canadian Travel Press… Read >>


Grenada: Spicing it up in the Caribbean

Authentic. Colourful. Instagram-able.
There are many words to describe Grenada, but according to the Chief Executive Officer of the Grenada Tourism Authority, it’s the people that truly define the destination, reports Press Today’s Ann Ruppenstein… Read >>


Intrepid’s Big Vision
Purpose Beyond Profit

Just over one-week on the job as the newly appointed CEO of the Intrepid Group, James Thornton – the first non-founding member to hold the gig – shared the story of how the trade played a vital role in getting the tour operator off the ground back in 1989, reports Ann Ruppenstein in this week’s digital edition of Canadian Travel Press… Read >>


Taking Risks And Reaping Rewards
Sandals Resorts Is All About Innovation

The Sandals Resorts International story started more than three decades ago when founder and chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart opened the flagship Sandals Montego Bay in 1981… Read >>


A Tale Of Two Cities
Magnificent Madrid, Beautiful Barcelona

Well into an elaborate tapas spread and a glass – make that two – of cava in a dimly lit restaurant bustling with conversation and laughter, it became apparent just how the Spaniards view meals as social occasions, reports Ann Ruppenstein in this week’s digital edition of Travel Courier… Read >>

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