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Take The Road Less Travelled In Cuba

Havana Marks Its 500th Anniversary

Take The Road Less Travelled In Cuba With its centuries-old facades, cobbled streets and an abundance of classic cars, it's easy to imagine a time when Ernest Hemingway roamed the streets of Havana in search of his next libation – in between, or perhaps, to fuel – his writing sessions, writes assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in... more ›
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Globus Thanks Agents With Avalon Prize

Globus Thanks Agents With Avalon Prize In honour of Travel Agent Day, the Globus family of brands has launched a new contest. Any agent booking and depositing any of the company’s four brands – Globus, Cosmos, Avalon Waterways or Monograms – will have his or her name entered in a contest to win one of its European Avalon... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, Tour Operators

Trafalgar Continues Its War on Plastic

Trafalgar Continues Its War on Plastic Alongside its parent company, The Travel Corporation (TTC), Trafalgar has announced the removal of single-use plastic (SUP) water bottles from its coaches from 2019 as part of its commitment to being SUP-free on their trips by 2022. Powered by TreadRight, the not-for-profit foundation... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

TICO Conviction

TICO Conviction After being charged by the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO), Yves Gildas Emolo Morrison has been convicted on one count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to the Travel Industry Act. Morrison was ordered to pay a fine of $6,250, including surcharges,... more ›
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PGA Champions Join Crystal’s Golf-Themed Voyages

PGA Champions Join Crystal’s Golf-Themed Voyages Several of the most seasoned professionals and champions in golf are set to sail aboard Crystal Cruises’ popular 2019 Golf-themed Experiences of Discovery voyages. The pros bring their PGA prowess and insider perspectives aboard three specially-themed cruises aboard Crystal Symphony and... more ›
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Machu Picchu Pueblo 100% Sustainable

Machu Picchu Pueblo 100% Sustainable Peru hotel group Inkaterra, partnering once again with beverage distribution company the AJE Group, has succeeded in making Machu Picchu Pueblo the first city in Latin America to manage 100% of its solid waste. Continuing their initiatives for the conservation and environmental care of Machu... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel

Celestyal Set To Sail The Adriatic In 2020

Celestyal Set To Sail The Adriatic In 2020 Celestyal Cruises has announced it is taking its program west in the fall of 2020 for six departures into the Adriatic that will visit seven new destinations in Italy, Montenegro, Croatia and Greece. The new Adriatic itineraries will all be onboard the Celestyal Olympia. The itinerary... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

WestJet Makes It All About Agents

Retailers Turn Out In Force At Carrier's Mississauga Show

WestJet Makes It All About Agents As close to 500 travel agents connected with some 60 suppliers at the WestJet Travel Trade Expo in Mississauga last night (April 17), PressToday (PT) had a chance to have a chat with the airline's director, agency sales, Jane Clementino about the message she'd be delivering to agents during the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Travel Agents

Minnie Inspires Next Gen of Female Ship Captains

Minnie Inspires Next Gen of Female Ship Captains With a collection of new initiatives, Disney Cruise Line is aiming to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry, including the debut of Captain Minnie Mouse, new youth programs and the funding of scholarships designed to empower girls and young women to pursue... more ›
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PONANT Takes Delivery of New Ship

PONANT Takes Delivery of New Ship PONANT has taken delivery of Le Bougainville, the third ship in the PONANT EXPLORERS series and the eighth vessel in its fleet. Le Bougainville left Søvik, Norway on April 8 and will reach Malaga, Spain on April 15 for the start of her maiden cruise. The official inauguration will take... more ›
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