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October 2017 Desktop Wallpaper Now Available!

Throughout 2017 we’re featuring some spectacular images from our good friend and amazing photographer Johannes Brock (to purchase prints, please contact us and we’ll put you in touch). October takes us to the Grand Canyon and a spectacular shot of the Horseshoe Bend. Visit our “Downloads” page for a full-size image. Advertisements

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Barbados Left Unaffected By Hurricanes, But Confusion Is Impacting Its Tourism

Barbados has not been hit by a hurricane since 1955 and has not been affected by either of the recent mega-storms, Irma and Maria but it is still suffering from their impact. According to Petra Roach, director, USA for the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., confusion with the island of Barbuda, and general lack of knowledge about Caribbean geography, has had an impact on its tourism outlook. “We are totally empathetic with the victims of these storms and are very proud to be part of the Caribbean region,” Roach told TMR, “but travel agents should recognize that we are not in the hurricane belt.”

Race To The Bottom – Canada’s WestJet Launches Ultra-Discount Airline Swoop

Formerly low-cost carrier WestJet, is set to launch an All-New “ultra-low-cost airline” called Swoop in June of 2018. “The name Swoop denotes exactly what we plan to do,” said Bob Cummings WestJet executive vice-president, strategy and the executive member responsible for the launch of Swoop. “It’s a powerful verb that demonstrates we plan to swoop in to the Canadian market with a new business model that will provide lower fares and greater opportunity for more Canadians to travel.”

Want The Best Price On Your Next Trip? Two One-Ways Might Beat A Round-Trip

Have you been searching the internet, using multiple sites to get the best deal? We do that all the time – that’s what the internet is for – saving money. If you’ve landed on the KAYAK (a fare aggregator and travel metasearch engine) site you’ve probably noticed something called “Hacker Fare” but what is it and how does it work? We did a quick check and it’s quite ingenious – here’s what their web site says…

Canadians Save Up To 40 Per Cent Off in the Cayman Islands With ‘Fall Only In Cayman’

TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – This fall, the Cayman Islands is offering Canadians a sequel to summer with their annual FALL ONLY IN CAYMAN promotion. Trade out those sweaters for swimsuits with incredible savings of up to 40 per cent off accommodations, watersports, dining and more when you book a vacation by October 31, 2017 and travel between September 5 and December 15, 2017.