In this last Voices of Travel podcast for the year, we find out how the past year has worked out for many of our leading industry companies.
More importantly we look at projections for 2019 and dig for trends that will affect travel related business and the consumer in the coming year and... more ›
Making sure agents are part of the success story
Travel agents may know the name, Playa Hotels and Resorts, but many may not be fully aware of the number of brands under their umbrella. Or how fast their expansion has been over recent years.
Panama Jack, Jewel, and Sanctuary Cap Cana -- all impressive resorts unto themselves. Add to that list... more ›
Discover “downtown America” in Grand Junction
In this edition of Voices of Travel, host Ron Pradinuk visits Grand Junction – Western Colorado's biggest city. Fifty years ago, its serpentine main street won national urban design awards. With outdoor patios now occupying those turns of the road and 100 pieces of public art strategically... more ›
Alaska is one of the most popular cruise destinations for travellers from all over the world. The company that holds sway over most of the Alaska itineraries is Princess Cruise Lines.
They get consistently high ratings and offer a wide range of Alaska itineraries. And they are always rated... more ›
It's all about a premium experience
Thousands of people make the crossing between Vancouver and Victoria daily on the various ferries that service the route. Now there is a new luxury option added to the seascape that passengers are beginning to embrace more and more.
Winding up their first year of operations, Julian Wright,... more ›
At home around the world
Most travel agents may have never heard of this non-profit organization. But in this week's Voices of Travel, host Ron Pradinuk will introduce agents to Friendship Force which has helped send thousands around the world. And even though its base of being is homestays, it holds a bonanza... more ›
Take a listen to the Emirates story
On long haul flights, passengers expect comfort, entertainment, and exemplary service. On today's Voices of Travel, host Ron Pradinuk talks with one of the acknowledged leaders in the sector.
Having just been judged by SkyTrax voters as the best for in-flight entertainment, tops in business... more ›
Every now and then an established company re-invents itself. That's what's happening with Anderson Vacations.
This week, Voices of Travel host, Ron Pradinuk talks to the people who are driving change at the new Anderson Vacation.
Under new ownership, Jai Mukerji is the person responsible for... more ›
Talking insurance with Allianz Global Assistance's Dan Keon
In this edition of Voices of Travel, host Ron Pradinuk explores a sector of the travelling public travel agents may not have thought much about for insurance sales.
It's those travellers who come here from other places to spend time with Canadian friends and relatives. Are they covered in... more ›
Talking river cruising with Stéphanie Bishop
River cruising has experience unprecedented growth over the past decade. Today, you can book trips for your clients on most of the major rivers in the world.
Europe certainly has some of the most popular itineraries – and one of the most successful brands in the river cruise sector –... more ›