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Turkey hosts agents on FAM
  •  11-28-2016 |
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The Turkish Office of Culture and Tourism, together with Turkish Airlines and the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB), hosted a group of travel agents last week on its first MICE FAM trip from Canada Read more

Excellence Punta Cana to temporarily close in 2017 for renovations
  •  11-25-2016 |
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The Excellence Group has announced that it will close the Excellence Punta Cana over four months next year for a major renovation Read more

Welcome to Karuizawa, a year-round resort town one hour from Tokyo
  •  11-24-2016 |
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Just an hour away from Tokyo by bullet train lies a charming mountain town you’ve probably never heard of Read more

Karen Hardie, VP of global sales for Rocky Mountaineer, named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women
  •  11-24-2016 |
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With an approach to leadership based on inspiring others to reach their full potential, Rocky Mountaineer’s vice-president of global sales Karen Hardie has been named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s… Read more

Travel industry gears up for Black Friday with sales and promotions
  •  11-24-2016 |
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With all businesses across Canada preparing for this week’s annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, several travel companies are also offering a number of discounts to clients looking for that perfect getaway at the right… Read more

CTO reports a decline in Canadian visitors but a strong year overall for the region
  •  11-23-2016 |
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At the Caribbean Media Day/Marketplace held yesterday (Nov. 22) in downtown Toronto, Hugh Riley, secretary general and CEO for the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), met with media to discuss the region’s performance in 2016,… Read more

5 things agents should know about El Salvador
  •  11-23-2016 |
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During a four-day FAM to San Salvador, El Salvador in November, the country's tourism board showed a small group of journalists from the US and Canada what this Central American destination had to offer Read more

Japan seeking 40M visitors by 2020
  •  11-22-2016 |
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Early Tuesday morning local time, an 7.4 magnitude earthquake shook buildings in Tokyo, where PAX is on location for the Visit Japan Project 2016, but there was no danger in Japan’s capital Read more

Airbnb expands beyond homes, offers ‘full-service’ platform with new ‘Trips’ option
  •  11-21-2016 |
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With its launch last week of ‘Trips’ – a new platform designed to “make travel both easy and magical” – online company Airbnb shows that it no longer wants to compete only with hotels Read more

Canadians “important” to El Salvador
  •  11-21-2016 |
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El Salvador's Minister of Tourism, José Napoleón Duarte Durán, sat down last week with a group of U.S. and Canadian journalists, including PAX, last week to discuss the country’s growing initiatives to attract North American… Read more