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PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Tropical Storm Bret has formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Venezuela. The National Hurricane Center says the storm, which formed Monday afternoon, has maximum sustained…
REGINA - A North American shortage of yellow fever vaccine caused by manufacturing problems is forcing Saskatchewan to change the way it doles it out. Angela Schuba with the Regina Qu'Appelle…
NODEIRINHO, Portugal - Survivors emerged Monday with stories of leaping into water tanks and other dramatic escapes from the forest fires scorching central Portugal, and authorities came under mounting criticism…
NEWPORT, R.I. - Car enthusiasts now have their pick of destinations to get their fix while visiting Newport, with two car museums featuring classic and rare cars, the newest having…
PARIS - The CEO of Qatar Airways said Monday that the blockade imposed on his country by Gulf neighbours "will leave a lasting wound" and that he expects rapid U.S.…
Today’s the big day, Agents’ Choice 2017 is on its way to your Inbox – so stay tuned. The ballots have been counted. The results have been tabulated. The stories have been written. The pages have been designed.  And the 18th annual edition of the most comprehensive survey of Canadian travel agents is ready to…more › The post It’s New. It’s Different. It’s Agents’ Choice 2017 appeared first on Tr…
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Both the UNWTO and the WTTC have condemned the Trump Administration decision to restore travel restrictions to Cuba. The UNWTO’s secretary-general, Taleb Rifai said that it “represents a step backwards and [is] a strong attack on the freedom of travel.” While David Scowsill, president & CEO of the WTTC, said that: “The Cuban people are…more › The post Cuba Restrictions A Step Backward appeared first on Trave…
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Porter Airlines’ president and CEO, Robert Deluce, was formally inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) at a ceremony in Vancouver last week. The honour represents a continuing career that began by assisting his parents as a boy with their small hunting and fishing charter service in Northern Ontario, through to his current position…more › The post Porter’s Deluce A Hall of Famer appeared first on Tra…
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The Expedia group reports that travellers in Canada and around the globe can now book hotels in Cuba on its global points of sale, including Expedia.ca, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz and CheapTickets. From the historic streets of Havana and Hemingway’s homestead in San Francisco de Paula, to the cobbled colonial town of Trinidad and beyond, Canadian…more › The post Expedia Opens Cuba Hotel Market To Canadians appeared first on T…
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In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Fort Worth is sending birthday wishes to the country through an advertising, public relations and social media campaign – including special offers for Canadians – courtesy of the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau (FWCVB). More than 92,000 Canadians visit Fort Worth each year (two-thirds leisure, one-third business). “Canada…more › The post Fort Worth Wishes Canada A Happy 150th appeared first on TravelP…
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HAMILTON, Ont. -- A magnificent maritime gathering will see 11 tall ships sail into Hamilton Harbour for Canada 150…
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NASHVILLE — Distillers are launching a 25-stop whiskey tour across T…
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Toronto is a great city to hang out in during the summer — but it is, unquestionably, a city, with all the associated noise, crowds and concrete. So in honour of Canada 150, a nearby park is giving city-dwellers a chance to get away from all of that urbanity for free on summer weekends. The ParkBus, a shuttle service that operates to more than 10 nature-oriented spots around Ontario, has done away with fees for Rouge National Urban Park, which is located about 30 kilometres from d…
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WYOMING, Ohio - Over and over, Otto Warmbier apologized and begged — at first calmly, then choking up and finally in tears — to be reunited with his family. North Korean …
HYANNISPORT, Mass. - The Latest on a ferry crash in Massachusetts that left several people injured (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities say a total of 18 people were injured after a…
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The impending closure of a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation could lend momentum to a project being considered by tribal leaders to build a tram…
BOSTON - Dozens of majestic vessels from around the globe dazzled crowds Saturday as the ships sailed through Boston's inner harbour for the first time in 17 years. Thick fog, grey…
JACKSON, Wyo. - Yellowstone National Park officials are installing barriers in front of boat launches in an attempt to prevent invasive mussels recently discovered in Montana from spreading to the…
HONOLULU - No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe. About a dozen crewmembers for each leg of…