MSC reveals MSC Bellissima details, including new digital personal assistant
Cruise  The new ship is set to become MSC Cruises’ fourth mega-ship to come into service in less than three years since 2017 and is part of a ten-year €10.5 billion (≈$12.4 billion USD) investment program introducing a total of 12… Read more
Guaranteed departures on Globus' & Cosmos' 2018 North America tours
Tour Operator  Sister brands Globus and Cosmos, which offer escorted tours in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, have guaranteed that every remaining departure will operate this year, including Globus’ three popular tours to Hawaii Read more
Bookings open for Carnival Panorama
Cruise  Carnival Panorama will offer a three-port, seven-day itinerary from Long Beach, departing every Saturday to stunning destinations along the Mexican Riviera, including Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta. Read more
FAM report: agents cruise the Panama Canal with Windstar
Cruise  The FAM travelled from Puerto Caldera (San Jose) Costa Rica taking in the entire Panama Canal and ending in Colon, Panama and provided Windstar’s agents with a first-hand experience of the small-ship cruise line’s “180… Read more
Air Transat updates baggage policy for Cuba & Haiti flights
Airline  Travellers heading to Cuba with Air Transat in the Eco Promo or Eco fare classes next month will be paying $25 to check a bag, while those heading to Haiti will be allowed one piece of checked baggage of 25 kg at no additional… Read more
Celestyal expands North America team, welcomes new Eastern Canada BDM
Cruise  Celestyal Cruises has appointed three new members to its North American team, including a new business development manager for Eastern Canada and the northeastern U.S. Read more
2018 China-Canada Tourism Year kicks off in Toronto
Tourism board  Toronto’s CN Tower was lit up red to mark the launch of the 2018 China-Canada Tourism Year, which got underway with an opening ceremony at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Read more
Book groups with Trafalgar for bonus commission
Tour Operator  Trafalgar continues to make good on its #AgentsFirst commitment, by offering agents an enhanced, dedicated Groups team and lucrative commissions for agents group bookings. Read more
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