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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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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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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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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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Open for Optimism

Awesome Travel Stuff

That phrase seems the best way to sum up the business of travel these days. Most of us remain self-isolating at home for our own safety and the safety of our...

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Earth Day Marks A Quarter Century of Conservation for Disney

Outdoor Activities

For more than 60 years, beloved fictional animals have been central to Disney storytelling and families’ experiences in Disney parks and ships. And for the last 25 of those years, the...

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Doubling Down on the Future of Small Ship Travel: This Cruise Line Confirms 2 New Ships Launching in 2021

River or Ocean Cruises

As we all look at our calendars trying to plan when we’ll travel again, one cruise line is sure its small ship cruises will strike a chord with travelers eager...

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In it for the Long Haul: Cruise Line Marks 147 Years of Sailing History

River or Ocean Cruises

These historic photos and delightful vintage posters trace one of the longest journeys of any cruise line. Holland America Line commemorates its 147th anniversary in April 2020. While 147 years is...

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#LookUpTogether During Dark Sky Week and at the World’s Largest Dark Sky Preserve’s Festival in the Rockies

Outdoor Activities

The COVID-19 pandemic kept everyone at home, resulting in an unexpected and heartening clearing of skies and revival of Mother Nature in surprising places. But one thing that continues to disappear...

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Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands, Netherlands

One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and even through the countryside that...

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Channel Your Inner Van Gogh on this Avalon Discovery Shore Excursion in Amsterdam

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

What happens when you put three non-painters in a painting workshop? Can you really learn to paint like Van Gogh in an afternoon?  Those were the questions on all our minds...

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Video: Culinary School in Provence, France

Dining Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Has it been your dream to go to a cooking school in Europe? Immerse yourself in local produce, ingredients and culinary secrets shared by a chef in a scenic destination?...

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