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Are Canadians spending money on travel this summer?
Financial reasons keeping people close to home, according to new RetailMeNot.ca survey
!!! Are Canadians spending money on travel this summer?
Nearly one quarter of Canadians will not be travelling this summer, according to the latest consumer trends survey from digital offer website RetailMeNot.ca. Budget concerns are keeping people close to home, the survey says, revealing that the price of gasoline and accommodation costs are reasons 42... Full text... and comments...
 
 
 
 
WestJet Encore announces first Maritime destination
Regional airline to serve Fredericton, New Brunswick, beginning spring 2015
!!! WestJet Encore announces first Maritime destination
WestJet will launch twice-daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick, effective Apr. 15, 2015. Flights will be operated by WestJet Encore using its fleet of 78-seat, Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. This marks WestJet Encore's eastern-most destination to date. "Our region has tremendous... Full text... and comments...
 
 
 
 
Crystal Cruises set to launch Arctic Expedition voyage
Coming in 2016
!!! Crystal Cruises set to launch Arctic Expedition voyage
Crystal Cruises is introducing a new expedition-style voyage traversing the Arctic Ocean via the Northwest Passage (800 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle). According to the company, it will be the first luxury cruise line to ever navigate the route, maneuvering through nearly 1,450 kilometers of waterways lined with glaciers, fjords, and landscapes away from mainstream civilization and... Full text... and comments...
 
 
 
 
Hyatt continues all-inclusive growth
Ziva Cancun expected to reopen in late 2015
!!! Hyatt continues all-inclusive growth
Hyatt Zilara Cancun
Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. have officially announced plans to introduce the Hyatt Ziva brand to Cancun. Formerly Dreams Cancun, the resort's multi-million dollar renovation began June 1 and it is expected to reopen in late 2015 as Hyatt Ziva Cancun. The resort will be managed by Playa Resorts Management, the operational component of Playa Hotels.... Full text... and comments...
 
 
Registration open for Tee Off For Tiny Tots golf event
A day out for a good cause
!!! Registration open for Tee Off For Tiny Tots golf event
The annual Tee Off For Tiny Tots golf day is set for Aug. 21 at Caledon Country Club. Hosted by the Canada-Southern Africa Chamber of Business, Tour Operators Promoting Africa in Canada, and ALBATours, it is a charity event in aid of the African Pre-Schools Society, which supports two pre-school projects in... Full text... and comments...
 
 
Club Med Columbus Isle ready for revamp
Property will close in early fall for updates
View from Club Med Columbus Isle
View from Club Med Columbus Isle
Club Med is investing in renovation projects for Columbus Isle Resort during the months of September and October, at which time the resort will be closed to customers. In an effort to improve service at this property, many common areas will be upgraded. This includes: Christopher's restaurant: Design, interior and exterior architecture of the main... Full text... and comments...
 
 
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