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G Adventures reveals line-up of 2013 tours

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G Adventures has announced details of its 2013 trips, including the expansion of its Local Living tours. The small-group adventure travel tour operator has expanded its roster of more than 730 tours, including trips to 12 new countries: Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Croatia, Iceland, Scotland, Montenegro, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Serbia. (more…)


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Toronto’s Four Seasons Hotel closes its doors — for now

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A grand staple in Yorkville, the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto’s ritzy Yorkville neighbourhood has closed its doors. The closure, though, is temporary — the luxury Avenue Road hotel is getting a new address down the street. It’s also getting a new name.

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Intrepid celebrates International Women’s Day with trip discounts

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Many of the world’s greatest explorers have been men. We don’t often hear about female trailblazers who’ve undertaken fearless adventures in times when it was unheard of for women to travel alone.

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What’s up, G? Gap Adventures changes its name

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What’s in a name? Well, more than 20 years ago, a Canadian adventure travel company launched as GAP Adventures. Fast-forward to today, and they’ve stripped things down. Recently the company announced they’d be known from now on as, simply, G Adventures.

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Air Canada is enRoute with fresh magazine design

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What better time to fantasize about your next trip than perusing glossy in-flight mags in mid-air? The re-design of enRoute magazine from Air Canada is aiming to ignite traveling minds and imaginations.

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Fly, butterfly, fly — Niagara Falls welcomes back the Monarch Butterfly

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The fascinating two-way migration of the Monarch Butterfly from Canada to Mexico is being celebrated at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory with Majestic Monarchs.

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2011 Go Global Expo: Get ready to go global!

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Have you ever considered traveling overseas to study, volunteer, work or just explore? The 2011 Go Global Expo, hosted by Verge Magazine, is a free event that brings a world of opportunities to your doorstep.

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Must love dogs? Magazine names top dog-friendly cities in the U.S.

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If potatoes come to mind when we say Idaho, well there’s another claim to fame chomping at the bit. Seems it’s also a great place to pack up your pooch for a visit. Coeur d’Alene, Idaho has been named “DogTown USA” by Dog Fancy Magazine.

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CN Tower gets flash mobbed by dancers for Canada Day

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Happy July 1, Canada! If you’re spending Canada Day in Toronto, the CN Tower is being “flash mobbed” by a group of dancers at noon.

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Spain goes virtual

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Considering a getaway to Spain? Check it out — the first Virtual Tourism Fair in North America is happening from July 6 – 12, which means you don’t need to find a parking spot to go! 

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Plan your trip to Australia with cool new smartphone app

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Tourism Australia has turned to its 1.5 million Facebook fans to help develop a new smartphone app, aimed at inspiring travelers to visit Australia and making their holiday easier when they get Down Under.

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Jersey Boys head to Western Canada

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Fans of hearing actors sing their way through scripts on stage — and who happen to be living in gorgeous Western Canada — this is for you.

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CheapOair launches Canadian site for cheap flight, vacation options

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CheapOair.com, an online travel booking agency, has launched its Canadian counterpart, CheapOair.ca. Canadians now have customized access to CheapOair’s products, including what it says are the lowest guaranteed fares and rates on more than 100 million flights and 100,000 negotiated hotels and vacation packages, all refreshed daily.

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