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The US Government Shutdown Has Limited Impact on Travel So Far

by Richard D'Ambrosio of Travelmarket Report Members of Congress will reconvene later today (January 22, 2018) to vote on a short-term budget compromise that will allow the government to fully fund its operations, but for the most part, travelers should see little immediate impact from the government shutdown initiated over the weekend. A provision in the government’s operating rules...

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The Magic of Europe

Steeped in more than 25 centuries of history, art, architecture, and culture, Europe is a brilliant mosaic of sights and sounds – and every country is certain to stimulate your senses. With so many countries, cities, and regions to choose from, deciding on just where to travel in Europe can seem a daunting task. Remember that...

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Tours highlight Newfoundland and LabradorCombining famous friendliness, jaw-dropping scenery and memorable seafood meals, there’s a “new” darling on the Canadian tourism scene: Newfoundland and Labrador.St John Harbour Newfoundland by Michel_Rathwell on VisualHunt.com / CC BYAnd what better way to explore this vast and remarkable province than in the company of new friends? Globus, a world leader...

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Cruise Into Savings

Helping Travellers ‘Cruise Into Savings’ With Exclusive Vacation OffersOur agency, has just mailed our latest brochure 'Cruise Into Savings' to help inspire travellers with special cruise deals this winter. Cruisers-to-be can choose from a variety of exclusive offers including stateroom upgrades, shipboard credits and pre-paid gratuities from an assortment of the most popular cruise lines. To...

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Our 5 Favorite European Cities

ParisWe love the City of Light! Paris assaults the senses like few other cities. Here you can walk down the same street every day and always discover something you’ve never seen before. Everywhere, delightful aromas of baguettes, sugary crepes, and delicious cheeses waft in the air. And then there are the sounds: the French don’t speak...

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Top 5 Places to Celebrate New Year's Eve

Written by Elaine Glusac Celebrating the promise of a new year ahead, the entire world parties on December 31st. But a handful of cities around the globe have made the big night a bucket-list reason to travel whether you want to dance in a New York street, champagne-toast in the City of Light or surf an Australian...

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Feel Right at Home in a Far Away Place

Days and nights with Holland America Line are among the most memorable of a lifetime. Sail in classic style on beautifully appointed mid-sized ships where gracious service anticipates every desire.Relax in a chaise lounge, melt into a massage table, or learn to arrange flowers, blend wine and edit digital photos. Surprise and delight your palate with...

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Feel Right at Home in a Far Away Place

Days and nights with Holland America Line are among the most memorable of a lifetime. Sail in classic style on beautifully appointed mid-sized ships where gracious service anticipates every desire. Relax in a chaise lounge, melt into a massage table, or learn to arrange flowers, blend wine and edit digital photos. Surprise and delight your palate...

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The "10 Most Christmassy" Towns in the U.S.

A hundred miles north of Detroit lies Frankenmuth, Michigan, a literal step back in time. From the moment you pull off the exit on I-75, you are transported to a European village – Michigan’s self-proclaimed Little Bavaria – complete with window flower boxes, lederhosen and what is arguably the "most Christmassy" place in America.   1....

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Destination Wedding Checklist

Here, five no-fail tips: 1. The Basics In general, organization experts suggest laying out your clothing options a few weeks before your trip, adding and subtracting as needed. Since you’ll be so occupied with wedding tasks, you should aim to have everything packed and ready to carry about one week before your departure. Using your wedding...

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4 Tips for Planning a Family Reunion Cruise

Over the years, families tend to spread out further and further away — which is why it’s important to put effort into planning fun family gatherings each year! Family cruises are a great way to ensure that you get to see your loved ones and that you all can take a little time off together to...

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Discover Silversea's Caribbean - Island Paradise Like Only We Can Deliver

Experience all the Caribbean has to offer with Silversea!

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Welcome to Our World

Do it all on Holland America Line's mid-sized ships!

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Offering Unique Vacation Experiences For Families

Family Getaway mailer has hit the streets!

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Rescue and Relief From Hurricane Irma

A message from Norwegian Cruise Line President & CEO Andy Stuart

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Over 90 Percent of Caribbean Cruise Ports Welcoming Guests

by Daniel McCarthy “The degree of public perception that the entire region has been affected by storm…could not be further from the truth,” Paige told reporters on a conference call Monday where she was joined by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. President Adam Goldstein and Carnival Corp. President and CEO Arnold Donald to talk about the state of...

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Transat Family Collection!

Kid-Friendly Fun Transat Family CollectionHotels in 31 South destinations that cater to the wants and needs of all types of families. More reasons to book a family vacation: Kids stay & eat free up to age 13* Single Parents benefit from no single supplement or reduced rates Families of 5 or more enjoy spacious room and/or...

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Canadian Survivors of Vegas Shooting Regret Passing up Travel Insurance

The shooting in Las Vegas last week was a horrific experience for everyone who was there. But many international visitors, and Canadians more than most, are finding themselves taking home a souvenir they never expected: the huge medical bills incurred by those who left home without travel insurance. An article in The Province this weekend told...

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Vancouver...One Bite At A Time

From the burgeoning food truck scene and family-run cafes, to waterfront seafood restaurants and high-rolling steak houses, you’ll come away amazed with the city’s eclectic variety of eateries. In fact, variety could be your biggest problem. With so much to choose from, where do you start? We’ve selected a few of our favorite places where you...

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What's Open in the Caribbean After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Hotels and resorts in the Caribbean have been completing their assessments of damage left behind by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Here is a roundup of the properties that are currently open: Antigua Resorts including Cocobay, Jumby Bay, Curtain Bluff, Carlisle Bay, Hawksbill by Rex Resorts, Heritage, St. James's Club, The Inn at English Harbor, and Nonsuch...

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Puerto Rico - Travel Update You Should Know

Jose Izquierdo, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, said in a statement: “We're working closely with other state and federal government agencies and collaborating with our industry partners to identify immediate needs across the island.” The Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is now open to commercial flight traffic. A few airlines are already operating...

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How To Find The Perfect Resort For Your Wedding

1. Take out a piece of paper. Give one to your guy too. Write down your top three requirements for your wedding experience. Do you prefer a barefoot vibe? Or did you always imagine yourself as a bride in a grand ballroom? Is a formal dinner your top priority or do you prefer to savor the...

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World's Top Places to Kiss

If romance is on your mind and you’re looking for an unforgettable place to cuddle up with the one you love, we’ve got you covered with some of the world’s most romantic destinations where you can smooch away in pure bliss. Paris, France Ah, Paris, the City of Light and love – no surprise it often...

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That's My Kind of Vacation

To maximize the fun – and your hard-earned vacation dollars – the overall value of an all-inclusive resort is tough to beat. With oodles of properties located throughout the Caribbean and Mexico, you can virtually customize the kind of getaway everyone in your family wants and deserves. Most resorts provide a seemingly endless list of activities...

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Feel Free to Trade Skyscrapers for Sandcastles!

Onboard two ships sailing year-round from New York

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Cuba

For decades, writers, artists, and travelers from across the globe have been seduced and charmed by Cuba’s sun-drenched beaches, food and music, rums, and cigars. However accessing and experiencing the island’s vibrant culture hasn’t always been easy. But that’s quickly changing, especially now that a number of cruise lines are sailing to the island, delighting cruisers...

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Better Together

When it comes to choosing your all-inclusive resort vacation, keep in mind those things you want to experience during your romantic stay. Do you want lots of entertainment? Is a gourmet dining a priority? Perhaps a relaxing spa experience is of the highest order? No matter your needs or wants, there’s an incredible, all-inclusive resort getaway...

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The Writing's on the Wall in Chicago... Literally

American Writers Museum is the newest addition to the city's Cultural Mile.  It is the first and only museum of its kind celebrating the US literary scene and the men and women who captured and shaped American culture, point of view, history, lifestyle and language through pen and ink. From Mark Twain to Harper Lee, John...

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Re-Living the Summer of Love in San Francisco - 50 Years Later

Dust off your fringed vest and tie-dye T-shirt!   It's been 50 years since 100,000 young people converged on San Francisco in the summer of 1967.  The celebration of 1960's counterculture music, fashion, art and anti-establishment rebellion in hippy Haight-Ashbury neighborhood that year became the epicenter of the cultural phenomenon that became known as the Summer of...

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Winner of Readers Choice Best Travel Agency in Caledon

"TRAVEL MY WAY" has been voted third year in a row as the Best Travel Agency in Caledon!!Thank you Caledon.

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How To Work With a Travel Consultant

Best ways to work with a Travel Consultant.

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Happy Birthday Canada! Celebrating Canada's Travel Treasures

Canada celebrates 150 years of Confederation on July 1, 2017.   Of the many celebrations, events and legacy builds taking place in Canada this year, one of our favorites is the free admission to Canada's National Parks and historic sites for the entire year. Parks Canada is inviting Canadians and visitors from around the world to...

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Destination Wedding Check List

6 to 18 months Decide on the budget. Select your Destination Wedding Specialist. Select your wedding style.  Decide on size. Just the two of you or with friends and family? Choose your wedding site.Small resort or Large resort? Select your destination and hotel. Select a date. Request pricing. Finalize the booking. Obtain the legal requirements for...

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Young At Heart

Looking for a resort where you, the kiddies and all the young at heart can have loads of fun? Then search no further than the Nickelodeon Hotel & Resort Punta Cana. Located on the golden sands of Uvero Alto beach in the Dominican Republic, the all-inclusive Nickelodeon Hotel & Resort has re-imagined the art of hospitality...

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Get your (Science) Geek on in Switzerland

If you, or someone in your family, has an inner science nerd, Switzerland is where you can feed your appetite for exploring the mysteries of the universe (as well as your appetite for chocolate and cheese  - but you already knew that!) Did the song 'Rocket Man' immediately jump into your head?  There may be no...

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Why Travel with G Adventures?

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the planet's most awe-inspiring selection of affordable small-group tours, safaris and expeditions. Our award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. Why Travel with G Adventures? A Different Way to Travel...

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Love Is In the Air!

Literally, with flights to some of the most romantic destinations in the world - anytime is the right time to re-connect with that “someone special”.   What better way than on a romantic getaway to, well… you name it! From out of the way, exotic locations to closer-to-home hideaways, our Travel Consultants have some enticing rates...

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Exploring Russia

When one thinks of Russia, the large bustling cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg come to mind. There, you can experience historic sites, the arts, incredible shopping and fine dining. But, there is yet another side of Russia seldom explored…The villages and quaint towns along the Waterways of the Czars, such as Yaroslavl, Uglich and Goritzy,...

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Your Most Memorable Vacation Yet

Days and nights with Holland America Line are among the most memorable of a lifetime. Sail in classic style on beautifully appointed mid-sized ships where gracious service anticipates every desire. Relax in a chaise lounge, melt into a massage table, or learn to arrange flowers, blend wine and edit digital photos. Surprise and delight your palate...

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Avalon Southeast Asia: A World of Difference

Avalon Waterways sails beyond Europe to some of the most captivating waterways of Asia. Our ships – the Avalon Siem Reap℠ and the Avalon Myanmar℠ - are built by local craftsmen and have a maximum of only 36 guests. All staterooms are a spacious 245 square feet with an Open-Air Balcony® featuring a wall-to-wall panoramic window...

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How to Eat Like the Irish on St.Patrick's Day

A foodie exploration of  Ireland is an island-wide adventure involving the favorite Irish pastimes of eating, drinking and socializing – from cafés and pubs, to stylish Michelin-starred restaurants. In the 'Emerald Isle', food is intimately connected to the rich green landscape, regional farming and cooking traditions, the freshest seasonal ingredients and supremely talented food-meisters who magically...

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40 Years Later: Where is the 'Hotel California'?

It's one of the most loved travel songs of all time.  And February 26th marked the 40th anniversary of the Eagles' Hotel California.  It really was forty years ago, in 1977, the band's most popular song was released as a single from the Eagles' album of the same name, and entered the Billboard Hot 100 charts....

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A New Viking on the High Seas

The Viking Sky has set sail on its maiden voyage. It's the 3rd ship for Viking Ocean Cruises and a sister ship to Viking Star and Viking Sea. The Viking Sky launched from Rome’s Civitavecchia port last week on her first cruise en route to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star and Viking Sea,...

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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Makes 5-Star Award History

Business, leisure luxury hotel brand earns more Forbes 5-Star Ratings in a single year than any other hotel brand.  2017 is a banner year for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.  It marks the second consecutive year the hotel brand, loved by fans of luxury travel, has topped Forbes Travel Guide ratings with a record number of...

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Montreal Celebrates 375th Anniversary with a Year of Music

5 Can't Miss Music Events in Montreal in 2017 from Leonard Cohen to Pink Floyd Opera to an Electronic Music Parade. On May 17, 1642, a small colony called Ville-Marie was founded by a small group of 50 explorers from France. The little colony would soon be known as Montreal and 375 years later, a city...

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Spelunking in Jamaica

It might be the most polar opposite activity to a day on the beach in Jamaica. Escaping from the sunny, hot, breeze of the beaches, to explore one of the island's networks of cool, dark, damp cave systems. Jamaica is one of the special places in the world with 'Karst' topography, where flowing water has carved...

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Spoiling you at Sea: Lifestyle Brands on the World's most Luxurious Ships

If you've never sailed on a small, luxury cruise, you don't know what you're missing.   It feels like being on a large, private yacht that can sail right into the heart of a destination, allowing you to stroll on and off the ship at your leisure. Imagine an all-suite environment that includes walk-in closets, butlers,...

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Now Boarding! Family Fun

A hot new batch of cruise ships are proving to be destinations in their own right Just like your family, cruising is always changing and evolving, introducing new out-of-this world ships, along with new innovative amenities catering to families of all sizes and ages. If you’re planning a family cruise for the very first time, or...

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Curtis Stone

An internationally known chef, best-selling author and TV host, Curtis Stone is inspired by Mother Nature to keep his delicious recipes simple, using local, seasonal and organic ingredients. Curtis is the host of BRAVO’s Top Chef Duels, and is a regular guest co-host on The Chew. He is also a familiar face from shows including The...

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A New Year of Travel Trends

Happy New Year!  2017 is ramping up to be an exciting year of travel. So we thought we'd share stories about the hottest travel trends that are going to impact where - and how - you travel in the coming months and even years. What do we see in our crystal ball/ champagne glass?   Whether you're...

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