The British Virgin Islands’ Emancipation Festival Celebrates 60th Anniversary This Summer

The BVI Emancipation Festival is a celebration of both rich cultural history and the local ancestors’ freedom from colonialism. It is a time when BVIslanders return home from around the globe to be greeted with a multifaceted celebration. The August...Read more

U.S. Virgin Islands Launches New ‘Virgin Islands Nice’ Summer Travel Promotion

The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Tourism has launched its new “Virgin Islands Nice” summer travel promotion. Travelers will save a minimum of $500 on a stay of five or more consecutive nights at participating properties on St. Croix,...Read more

South African Airways Launches New Airbus on Washington, DC – Dakar – Johannesburg Route

South African Airways (SAA) will introduce the modern, state-of-the-art Airbus A330-200 aircraft on its daily flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Johannesburg, South Africa via Dakar, Senegal, effective September 1, 2014. The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with...Read more

Malta’s Prime Minister Appoints Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis as Head of Tourism Ministry

Edward Zammit Lewis, the former Parliamentary Secretary for Economic Growth, has been entrusted by Malta’s Prime Minister to take the helm of an important Ministry – that of Tourism. He was appointed Malta’s new Minister for Tourism on April 2 after...Read more

Pacific Delight Tours Names Eric Oborski As New President

Officials at luxury tour specialist Pacific Delight Tours have announced the retirement of Larry Kwan, the company’s president since 2009, after a 50-year-plus career in the industry. He will be succeeded by Eric Oborski, former InConTra chief and founder, who...Read more

St. Lucia: Fond Doux Plantation Partners with Bay Garden Beach Resort for 6-Night Package Stay

Fond Doux Resort & Plantation and Bay Garden Beach Resort, two locally-owned and managed businesses have made an arrangement whereas for a 6-night package stay, guests will be able to enjoy a 3-day stay in each resort. This allows the...Read more

Nova Star Cruises Begins Accepting Reservations for Nova Scotia to Maine Ferry

Tourists can now make reservations to travel aboard Nova Star, the brand new, 161-metre cruise-ferry, that will make daily roundtrip crossings between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Portland, Maine starting May 15, 2014. One-way fares range from $79 to $139 for...Read more

MSC Cruises Launches New Travel Agent ‘Serving You’ Intiative

At a press conference held at CLIA’s Cruise3Sixty, MSC Cruises announced several new initiatives created specifically to underscore the line’s commitment to the travel agent community and its valued travel agent partners. MSC True Partnerships, its long-standing travel agent program,...Read more

Indonesia: AdventureSmith Explorations Offers Seven Day Bali-Komodo-Flores Cruises

From now through mid-September, the nearly weekly departures of this seven-day cruise alternate between Katharina, a 14-guest, traditional Indonesian “Phinisi”, an elegant and speedy yacht built in 1995 of iron wood, and the 28-guest Ombak Putih, a traditional Indonesian schooner...Read more

Europe’s First AdventureWeek Debuts This Summer in Western Balkans

AdventureWeek, a specialized, nine-day familiarization (FAM) journey coordinated by the Adventure Travel Trade Association, will debut in Europe, deep in the ancient cultural crossroads and rugged lands of the Western Balkans featuring Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia between August 26 and...Read more