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This is the First US-based River Cruise Line to Restart Cruising in Europe

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

Americans are still barred from Europe, and Canadians are technically permitted into Europe but still under their own government restrictions against leisure travel and required to quarantine 14 days upon...

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How the Postponed Tokyo Olympic Games Will Feature Japan's National Sport

Local Events Japan

We should be watching the opening ceremony of the XXXIII Olympiad right now. But COVID has changed the history of the Olympics along with so many other features of our lives. Tokyo...

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Change #WorkFromHome to #WorkFromTheBeach with a New, 1-Year Remote Workers Visa for this Island

Sea & Sand Barbados

For a lot of us, #WorkFromHome is the new normal, and many companies say they plan to continue the practice permanently even after the COVID crisis. That’s giving a lot of...

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Drink Like the Queen with the First Official Buckingham Palace Gin

Culture & History Great Britain, United Kingdom

In the times of COVID, even Her Majesty needs a side-gig. Why not in the tasty world of spirits?In a Royal first, official Buckingham Palace gin has gone on sale to...

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Places You Can Tour Wine Country Close to Home

Sightseeing North America

There may be more places than you think.California's legendary wine regions and famous wineries have the weather, the scenery, the lifestyle, and of course, the wines, that put them at...

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Are Disney Parks Re-opening? And A Taste of Disney at Home with a Recipe for a Favorite Disney Treat

Outdoor Activities North America

Can you take a Disney family vacation this summer? The answer is not as simple as you might wish (…upon a star… See what we did there?) Disney Parks have multiple...

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5 Steps to a Cruise Comeback

River or Ocean Cruises

If you’re one of the majority of cruise travelers, you can’t wait to return to the waves and waterways. (It’s true! Surveys show over a third of cruise travelers want...

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4 Tips to Navigate Travel's Re-Opening Like an Expert

Before your trip

Recent weeks and days have seen a flurry of changes in travel restrictions and COVID status. Some countries have started declaring themselves COVID-free, while other places - like the US...

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Complimentary Sailing onboard AmaWaterways for Frontline Heros

River or Ocean Cruises

AmaWaterways is immensely grateful for the dedication of our frontline heroes during these times.

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Post COVID-19 Travel Health & Safety Measures

Before your trip

With summer here and the weather getting warmer across the country, Canadians want to get out of the house and travel again. Here's a summary of how the travel industry...

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What's a Travel Bubble? Plus 3 Tips For Making the Most of Yours

Before your trip North America

You might see this view sooner than you think.The world of travel has begun to re-open. But it’s not like the tap has suddenly been turned full blast. More like a...

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Celebrate This Holiday Weekend with Travel-Inspired Picnic Recipes

Dining North America

With back-to-back national holidays, Canada Day on July 1st and America’s 4th of July, many residents of both countries have often packed up as soon as the kids were out...

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Bubble Cruising? Yes, You Can Cruise Close to Home

River or Ocean Cruises North America

COVID's impact on travel is having one brilliant effect: it's shining a spotlight on the boom in cruising on the waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries...

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Summer Solstice at Stonehenge Goes Virtual: How You Can Attend this Mystical, Ancient Celebration This Year

Local Events Great Britain, United Kingdom

Mark dawn in England on June 21st on your calendar. It will be worth or staying up late at night in North America to experience the online broadcast of one of...

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Canada's Iconic 'Castle and Cabin' Western Mountain Hotels Re-Open

Hotels Canada, Canada

June 1st was the 132nd birthday of the iconic Banff Springs Hotel, and this year, the date marked another milestone: the re-opening of the four Fairmont Hotels in Canada’s Western...

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First In-Person New Cruise Ship Delivery Since Pandemic Lockdown: The Silver Origin

Adventure Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Silversea has welcomed its first-ever destination-specific ship, the Silver Origin, designed for ultra-luxury expedition sailings in the Galapagos.It’s a good-news, milestone event for the cruise line - and for cruising.The...

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3 Travel Planning Tips in a Post-COVID World

Before your trip

There’s good news for travel lovers! We are starting to see travel restrictions lifted.Once we do start traveling again, the world of travel will be different.Here are 3 tips for...

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You've Got Future Travel Credits - Now What?

Before your trip

As a result of COVID-19, many of our clients now have either a Future Travel Credit or Voucher (FTC or FTV) or Future Cruise Credits (FCC). How you use your...

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Plans Revealed for the Reopening of Walt Disney World Resort on July 11th

Awesome Travel Stuff Orlando, Florida

Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is preparing to reopen its doors!

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Protecting Canadian Travellers with Innovative Face Masks

Wellness

Many travellers are looking at the best ways to stay safe in this current environment. In partnership with Face Forward, we now sell high-quality, non-medical face masks for delivery.

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Travel Companies Offering Free Vacations to Frontline Workers - and How You Can Get Involved

Awesome Travel Stuff

We’ve already reported some of the hotels and hotel chains offering complimentary hotel stays to essential workers in their own towns. The hospitality of these hotels gives frontline workers a...

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Ever Wondered What it's Like to have a Butler Suite on a Crystal Cruise?

River or Ocean Cruises

We’re all dreaming of the day we can return to cruise travel. So why not dream big? Vacations are all about treating yourself, and a luxury Crystal cruise is a delightful holiday...

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Do You Miss Cruising? This Recipe Will Let You Re-Create an Iconic Cruise Experience at Home

Dining Alaska

There may be no dish that evokes cruising more than Baked Alaska.A miracle dessert of warm, caramelized meringue on the outside, still magically full of layers of frozen ice cream...

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Three Falls to Fall in Love with This Fall

Outdoor Activities North America

In some very special places in North America, Mother Nature has found a perfect formula to make dramatic hillside scenery decked out in autumn colors even more breathtaking: she’s added...

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