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Parks Canada: A World of Wonders to Discover

Parks Canada: A World of Wonders to Discover Travel agents are often booking their clients into the major urban centres around Canada. They are often the first stop for vacationers because they are the transportation centres and the hub for many of the most interesting tourist attractions of the province. At the same time, even while... more ›
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Smooth Sailing Ahead For PONANT

Luxury Line Has Lots Going On For 2020

Smooth Sailing Ahead For PONANT Things are looking bright for PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions in 2020 with the addition of two new ships, a new partnership and 42 new itineraries through such destinations such as North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Officials from PONANT, the only small, luxury cruise line... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, News

Carnival Brings Back AMP Up Commission Challenge

Carnival Brings Back AMP Up Commission Challenge For the third year in a row, Carnival Cruise Line is bringing back its popular AMP Up Commission Challenge just in time for the 2020 Wave Season. Agents can now register to earn higher commissions of 11% to 15% based on the number of bookings they make between Jan. 1 and March 30,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise, News

Gomez New Canadian Director for Cuba Tourism

Gomez New Canadian Director for Cuba Tourism The Cuba Tourism Board has named Lessner Gomez director of the Cuba Tourist Board in Toronto. With over 25 years of experience in the travel industry, Lessner is looking forward to working closely with all of Cuba’s travel partners and the continued strengthening of relationships with... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Destinations, News

Intrepid Introduces Antarctica Savings

Intrepid Introduces Antarctica Savings Intrepid Travel is offering discounts of up to 50% on select 2019/2020 Antarctica departures, on bookings made by 6 p.m. PT on Oct. 22. Because Antarctica is usually a once-in-a-lifetime, big ticket trip, a discount this deep makes the remote continent much more accessible for... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Specials, Tour Operators

Discover The Undiscovered Med With Globus

Discover The Undiscovered Med With Globus In 2020, as part of its new “Undiscovered Mediterranean” series of tours, the Globus family of brands is inviting travellers to discover off-the-beaten-path destinations along the Mediterranean, including some of the world’s most picturesque places. Here are 6 “Undiscovered” places... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

Another Perfect Day For Royal Caribbean

Another Perfect Day For Royal Caribbean Royal Caribbean has announced that Lelepa, Vanuatu in the South Pacific will be the home of its newest private island destination – Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu. Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai, and Royal Caribbean International President and CEO Michael Bayley unveiled the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, News

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 ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

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 ›
Posted in Attractions, Destinations, Florida, News, Tourism Organizations

AC Grounds Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Until Feb. 14

AC Grounds Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Until Feb. 14 Air Canada reports it has now removed the Boeing 737 Max from its flying schedule until Feb. 14, 2020. The decision is based on operational considerations for the airline, as it launches a new reservation system beginning next month. “Today we are extending to Feb. 14, 2020 the removal... more ›
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