Two-For-One Savings in Mexico and Jamaica

Palace Resorts is offering a special two-for-one promotion for clients. Travel advisors can book their clients at Palace Resorts and provide them with a complimentary room. The ‘2 for 1 in Paradise’ promotion allows guests to book one room and get a free room to either use at the same time or use on a […]

Travel Advisors Highlight Companies Handling COVID-19 Pandemic the Best

As travel restrictions are lifted and more destinations are reopening to the public, travel advisors continue to work diligently for their clients. While some brands have dropped the ball, many companies within the industry have gone above and beyond for travel advisors when it mattered the most. The agents who have worked tirelessly since the […]

Cruise holidays: Expert reveals when you should book your cruise for the best price

Cruise holidays are normally very popular among British travellers. Many people will be looking forward to when they can travel once again and return to their favourite spots. However, with some Britons’ finances perhaps not as healthy as they were, the need to bag a cheap holiday is greater than ever. READ MORE Cruise: Are […]

Canada Extends Ban on Cruise Ships Through Oct. 31, 2020

The Canadian government on May 29 extended the ban on cruise ships through Oct. 31, essentially shutting down the 2020 cruise season. Transport Minister Marc Garneau said cruise ships with overnight accommodations that carry more than 100 people are not allowed to sail in Canadian waters. “Our government is committed to protecting Canadians, particularly during […]

Globus envisions September return for Europe tours

The Globus family of brands will suspend all U.S. trips through July and all international itineraries through at least August. The company operates the Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways brands. Both Globus and Cosmos plan to operate U.S. tours from Aug. 1.  Globus said it envisions a return to Europe and, likely, additional worldwide […]

Explore the Newly Renovated Trump International Beach Resort With Peace of Mind

The brand new lobby design is just one of the many reasons to experience the independently owned and operated Trump International Beach Resort Miami this summer. RELATED OFFERS Spring into Summer with Flexibility Trump International … Other highlights will include round sectionals and circular tables with seating serving as intimate meetings, work and relaxation space […]

Carnival Corp layoffs

Carnival Corp. on Thursday said it will strengthen liquidity by doing a combination of layoffs, furloughs, reduced work weeks and salary reductions. “These moves will contribute hundreds of millions of dollars in cash conservation on an annualized basis,” the company said in a statement. Carnival said employees will be affected across the entire company, including […]

Travel advisors extol accomplishments of departing cruise executives

Two travel advisors interviewed by Travel Weekly praised the contributions of Holland America Line president Orlando Ashford and Seabourn president Rick Meadows, who are stepping down at the end of May.  Tom Garrett, owner of Union Hill Travel, a Protravel independent agency in Kansas City, Mo., said that Ashford brought “a breath of fresh air to […]

Scenic scraps summer tours and cruises

Scenic Group joined the growing list of companies canceling their summer travel season because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company has suspended operations for river cruises and land tours through Aug. 31 for the Scenic, Emerald and Evergreen brands. Sailings on luxury expedition ship Scenic Eclipse have been halted through the end of September.  “Our […]

Norwegian Cruise Line making several maiden calls in 2021 and 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line opened the books on sailings in 2021 and 2022 and introduced some 20 new destinations.  CEO Harry Sommer said the early opening will offer guests “more time to plan their long-awaited vacations” and promote “destination daydreaming.” Among the new destinations are areas of Antarctica as well as ports in Namibia, the Philippines, […]