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Canadian agents blaze trails on Brand USA MegaFam

Canadian agents blaze trails on Brand USA MegaFam Canadian travel advisors on a Brand USA MegaFam trip through the states of Illinois, Missouri and Kentucky have been getting their tourism kicks on Route 66 this week, reports Travel Press Today’s western editor, Ted Davis, who joined the group on the trip. In some cases, they have been...

Marriott names Grynol, Robinson to Canadian leadership team

Marriott names Grynol, Robinson to Canadian leadership team Marriott International has appointed two individuals to its Canadian senior leadership team. Susie Grynol will join Marriott International as market vice-president, Eastern Canada. She most recently served as chief executive officer at the Hotel Association of Canada. Keri Robinson will assume...

Carnival Cruise Line enhances booking experience for agents

Carnival Cruise Line enhances booking experience for agents Carnival Cruise Line is introducing a series of new features to its online booking tool for travel advisors, GoCCL Navigator. The enhancements streamline the booking process, providing travel advisors with the tools and resources they need to maximize efficiency and improve their overall...

TTAND celebrates top achievers with G Adventures safari

TTAND celebrates top achievers with G Adventures safari The Travel Agent Next Door celebrated its Top Achievers with a trip to South Africa that included an African safari hosted by G Adventures. The group of 40 was escorted by David Green, G Adventures managing director, TTAND CEO Flemming Friisdahl, TTAND vice-president Rhonda Stanley, TTAND...

Virginia Beach offering Canadians fun for less

Virginia Beach offering Canadians fun for less Virginia Beach has been welcoming Canadians to its 60 kilometres of coastline for generations. On a visit, Canadians can explore its natural wonders, taste freshly-caught seafood and experience a vibrant oceanfront and arts district, and now they can enjoy some special savings as Virginia Beach...

Get Responsible with CHTA

Get Responsible with CHTA The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) will launch the inaugural Marketplace Responsible Tourism Day during this year’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace, set to take place on May 23 in Jamaica. The groundbreaking activities are dedicated to promoting sustainable tourism development...

Los Cabos sets itself apart at 2024 Tianguis show in Acapulco

Los Cabos sets itself apart at 2024 Tianguis show in Acapulco The Los Cabos Tourism Board (Fiturca), along with 25 of its destination business partners, conducted more than 900 meetings with tour operators, travel agencies, airlines, and even other tourist destinations in Mexico and globally, during the 2024 Tianguis Tourism Fair that was held in Acapulco...

CATO releases its second tour operator economic impact report

CATO releases its second tour operator economic impact report The Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) has released its second study of the economic impact of Canadian tour operators for 2023. CATO commissioned consulting firm BDO to carry out a second study of the economic impact of Canadian tour operators for 2023. The association had...

Discover the Palm Beaches launches agent training portal

Discover the Palm Beaches launches agent training portal Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), the tourism marketing organization for Palm Beach County, has created a new resource to help travel professionals learn, sell, engage with, and promote The Palm Beaches. The organization developed The Palm Beaches Travel Trade Portal as its first-ever online...

Bert Hernandez named president at Silversea

Bert Hernandez named president at Silversea Royal Caribbean Group recently announced that Barbara Muckermann will depart Royal Caribbean Group after 14 years with Silversea to pursue other opportunities. Effective immediately, Bert Hernandez will succeed her as president of Silversea. "I have had the pleasure of working with...
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