MIAMI — Carnival Cruise Line is heading back to the Port of San Diego after a seven-year absence with a new winter schedule onboard the Carnival Miracle. Arriving in late 2019, the Miracle will operate three- to 15-day voyages from San Diego from December 2019 to February 2020. The schedule kicks off with a seven-day […]
TORONTO — With a growing number of Canadian travellers choosing to stay close to home, Intrepid Travel is offering a 20% discount on more than 73 of its North American trips. To receive the discount, clients must book by July 31, 2018 for departure in August or September. The discount applies to all North American […]
Travel Leaders Network’s annual international EDGE conference, taking place this week at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, included honours for TL Network Canada’s top supplier partners during its 12th annual ‘Power of the Partnership’ Awards.
DENHAM, U.K. — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched a new upscale hotel brand, and it’s already signed its first property in Australia. Called ‘voco’, meaning ‘to invite’ in Latin, the brand will focus primarily on conversion opportunities and will strengthen IHG’s offer in the US$40 billion upscale segment, which the company says is expected […]
TORONTO – As part of its new campaign, Contiki has penned a “love letter to Europe” in an effort to encourage young Canadians to book a trip during the peak summer months. The ‘Europe Everyday’ campaign, which runs until July 31, allows clients to save up to 20% off on a selection of last-minute Summer […]
About one-third of Canadian travel agents are now home-based, says Nexion Canada President Mike Foster, “and we expect that number to continue to grow, based in part on U.S. data that estimates that half of all travel agents in that country are home-based.” We caught up with Foster with a quick Q&A for this issue […]
CALGARY — WestJet’s ultra low-cost carrier Swoop has reached another milestone with the release of the carrier’s first official livery photos and a time-lapse video of the aircraft being painted. Emblazoned with the magenta Swoop logo, and magenta-accented tailfin and winglets, the aircraft is the first of six Boeing 737-800NGs to be delivered this year. […]
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Playa Hotels & Resorts has expanded existing guest safety procedures and developed new safety protocols for their entire portfolio of all-inclusive resorts based on guidance from global healthcare professionals, existing partnerships with Hyatt and Hilton and elevated guest expectations.