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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 23/22)

12 Tips For Booking A Vacation Rental

Are you considering booking a a vacation rental instead of a hotel? If you’re an Airbnb beginner or first-time user of other vacation rental services, you might be a little apprehensive. Travel Writer Alyssa Watson offers a few tips to help you have the smoothest experience possible.

For more info see:

likewhereyouregoing.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 16/22)

Cruise to Alaska

We invite you to join us on our cruise to Alaska. Myself and our weekly travel news guest Travel Expert Onanta Forbes, will be heading to Alaska on the Celebrity Eclipse May 29 - June 5. Here's 5 great reasons to come along with us and explore Alaska together.

 

For more info see:

 onantaforbes.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 9/22)

Air Passenger Rights

Gabor Lukacs, passenger rights advocate and founder of AirPassengerRights.ca discusses what you need to know about your rights as an air passenger if your flight is cancelled.

For more info see:

airpassengerrights.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 2/22)

St Eugene Golf Resort and Casino,

Cranbrook, BC

One of the highlights of 2021 for me was staying at the St Eugene Golf Resort and Casino where I met Sophie Pierre, former Chief of the A’qam First Nation and Board Chair of the St Eugene Golf Resort and Casino. In the 1st of a 2 part interview, Sophie shares the story of how the St Eugene Resort transformed from a former Residential School to the beautiful resort that it is today.

For more info see:

www.steugene.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Jan. 23/22)

Waterton Glacier Suites, Waterton. AB

Waterton Glacier Suites (hotel/lodge) provides everything you need for the perfect mountain getaway right in the heart of Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, CANADA. This is one of the few Waterton hotel/lodge that is open all year round in the Waterton Lakes National Park

 

For more info see:

www.watertonsuites.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Jan. 16/22)

Cruising Update

The Cruise Guru, David Yeskel shares his experience cruising on 3 different cruise ships over the last 3 months and gives us an update on the COVID protocols and testing requirements for cruising right now.

For more info see:

the-cruise-guru

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Jan. 9/22)

Ripley's Believe It Or Not, Cancun 

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Cancun is now officially open. Located in La Isla Mall, guests can explore 11 immersive galleries packed with over 400 wonders, including brand-new interactives, photo ops, and artifacts from around the world.

For more info see:

www.ripleys.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Jan. 2/22)

St Eugene Golf Resort and Casino,

Cranbrook, BC

We continue our conversation with Sophie Pierre, former Chief of the A’qam First Nation and Board Chair of the St Eugene Golf Resort and Casino. Sophie shares the story of how the St Eugene Resort transformed from a former Residential School to the beautiful resort that it is today.

 

For more info see:

www.steugene.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Jan. 23/22)

Kissimmee, FL

 

A lot of happening things are coming to Kissimmee in 2022. From world-famous theme park additions and developing outdoor adventures to even more dining and shopping options, Central Florida continues to offer the perfect balance of relaxing moments and thrilling excitement.

For more info see:

www.experiencekissimmee.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Jan. 16/22)

Juneau, Alaska

One of the popular ports of call on an Alaskan cruise is Juneau. Here you can spend your time viewing wildlife, taking the fishing trip of your life, exploring atop glaciers or enjoying the city’s shops, restaurants and artistic flare.

For more info see:

www.traveljuneau.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Jan. 9/22)

Touring Ukraine

Vincent Rees, CEO and founder of Cobblestone Freeway Tours shares his recent visit to Ukraine and discusses some of the highlights offered in

their Great Ukraine Tour.

For more info see:

cobblestonefreeway.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Jan. 2/22)

The Mob Museum, Las Vegas

One of the other highlights of 2021 for me was traveling to Las Vegas and visiting the Mob Museum. Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, it's an immersive experience exploring the ongoing power struggle between organized crime and law enforcement from the Mob’s origination to today. The Mob Museum engages the senses through hands-on exhibits, heart-pounding action and surprises around every corner.

For more info see:

themobmuseum.org

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Dec. 26/21)

Year End Review With ACTA

Wendy Paradis, President of ACTA (The Canadian Association of Travel Agencies) reviews some of the top travel issues and stories of 2021.

For more info see:

www.acta.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Dec. 19/21)

Winter Hiking  Tips

Just because it’s cold outside and the ground is covered in snow doesn’t mean you can’t go hiking! Adventure Travel Writer Leigh McAdam offers some winter hiking tips.

For more info see:

hikebiketravel.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Dec. 12/21)

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Travel Writer and Author Jody Robbins discusses a few of the travel related items on her 2021 Ultimate

Holiday Gift Guide.

For more info see:

www.jodyrobbins.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Dec. 26/21)

Clydesdale Outpost, Montana

Located 10 minutes West of Whitefish, Montana and set to open Summer 2022, Clydesdale Outpost will have 6 two-bedroom luxury tiny guest cabins. Backed off the Stillwater River it will offer an abundance of recreation, events and of course the beautiful Clydesdale horses. 

 

For more info see:

clydesdaleoutpost.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Dec. 19/21)

Raiwasa Private Resort, Fiji

Welcome to a tropical paradise that truly lives up to the word. Raiwasa is undisputedly not only one of the most luxurious resorts in the whole of Fiji, but also one of the world’s most exclusive hideaways. A dream property in a dream location that blends five star comfort and lifestyle experiences you will never forget.

For more info see:

www.raiwasa.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Dec. 12/21)

Dollywood, Pigeon Forge. TN

The spirit of the season shines brightest during Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood. With 160 acres in the Great Smoky Mountains, Dollywood theme park offers more than 50 world-class rides, high-energy entertainment, award-winning dining and Dollywood's Splash Country has slides and splashes for every age. They can't wait to see you next season!

For more info see:

www.dollywood.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Dec. 26/21)

SkiBig3, AB

The ski towns of Banff and Lake Louise provide home-base to three distinctive ski resorts; Banff Sunshine, The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Mt Norquay. Boasting  8,000 acres of skiing, 2 gondolas, 26 chairlifts and 30 feet of feather-light, dry Canadian Rockies powder annually.

 

For more info see:

www.skibig3.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Dec. 19/21)

On Location Tours

Come escape reality and have an “on location” vacation with On Location Tours. Follow in the footsteps of your favorite TV and movie characters on one of the East Coast’s hottest tourist attractions. On Location Tours offers the most unique and only TV and movie-themed bus tours and walking tours in New York City and Boston.

For more info see:

onlocationtours.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Dec. 12/21)

Friend In Iceland

Friend In Iceland is a family owned travel agency with years of experience in the field. They pride ourselves in providing comfortable first class vehicles with a professional driver and guide.

Travelling is their true passion and after decades in the field, they know the country like the back of their hand and will show you the hidden gems of Iceland.

For more info see:

friend.is

Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Dec. 12/21)Artist Name
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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Dec. 5/21)

Traveling With Children

Having the proper documentation when traveling with children is extremely important. Ken Stewart from Crowfoot Travel Solutions discusses the various types of documents necessary to travel with your children and children who are not your own. 

For more info see:

travel.gc.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Dec. 5/21)

Post Hotel and Spa, Lake Louise, AB

Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts (CRMR) is pleased to announce that they will be adding the Post Hotel and Spa to their collection of rustic mountain lodges in the Canadian Rockies. The Post Hotel & Spa is both the ideal accommodation for relaxation and the perfect starting point for most Canadian Rockies tours.

For more info see:

posthotel.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Dec. 5/21)

Florida Keys

The Florida Keys drive-to islands are rich in arts & culture, yet if you crave the wild outdoors, the guided eco-tours, walking trails, environmental centers and a plethora of green travel initiatives will satisfy.

For more info see:

fla-keys.com

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