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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Aug. 7/22)

Onanta In Croatia (Part 2)

Travel Expert and weekly contributor to our show Onanta Forbes shares her last few days of her adventures in Croatia and the experience flying back home.

For more info see:

onantaforbes.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (July 24/22)

Onanta In Croatia

 

Travel Expert and weekly contributor to our show Onanta Forbes shares her adventures in Croatia.

For more info see:

onantaforbes.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (July 24/22)

Social Media Travel Complaint Tips

For years, travelers have turned to Facebook, Twitter and other sites to extract quick refunds and apologies from travel companies. Although statistics are difficult to come by, it's clear that more travelers are turning to social media when things go wrong.

For more info see:

www.usatoday.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (July 17/22)

Ratepunk

Whether you're looking for a stay or just browsing hotels, Ratepunk will find the best possible rate when you book a hotel room.Ratepunk is designed to automatically detect the best rate when you browse hotels on your favorite booking site. When you have Ratepunk installed, you can be sure you’re always getting the best price.

For more info see:

www.ratepunk.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (July 10/22)

#RoamInTheWild

 

Banff & Lake Louise Tourism and Town of Banff  have launched a “Roam in the Wild” contest to promote transit use to and within Banff National Park. The challenge asks park visitors to safely capture a picture of a Roam bus “in the wild” and share it on social media to be entered in to win over $1,500 worth of prizes.

For more info see:

www.banfflakelouise.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (July 3/22)

Travel Agent VS Online Booking

Ken Stewart from Crowfoot Travel Solutions discusses the advantages and benefits from using the services of a travel agent vs booking your vacation online.

For more info see:

www.crowfoottravel.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (June 26/22)

Fodor's Canadian Rockies Guidebook

Travel writer and author Debbie Olsen discusses her contribution to Fodor’s Canadian Rockies guidebook. The book has everything you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. 

For more info see:

www.wanderwoman.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (June 19/22)

CheapOAir Travel Survey

The latest CheapOair.ca poll finds a majority of Canadians are planning to play it safe and travel locally this summer, while increased travel fees overtook COVID as the top concern. 

For more info see:

www.cheapoair.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Aug. 7/22)

Giraffe & Elysee Hotels, NYC

Travel Writer and Luxury Hotel Reviewer shares some insight on two Library Hotel Collection hotels in Manhattan, NYC. The Hotel Giraffe and Hotel Elysee. 

 

For more info see:

 libraryhotelcollection.com 

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (July 24/22)

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal

 

Settle in for a comfortable stay in downtown Montreal, Quebec at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel. This pet-friendly hotel welcomes you with thoughtful amenities, friendly service and a bustling city center location. 

For more info see:

www.marriott.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (July 24/22)

Canada Jetlines

 Canada Jetlines, the brand-new, all-Canadian, leisure airline,  announced its inaugural flight out of Toronto Pearson International Airport  to Winnipeg is scheduled for August 15 as one of the carrier’s first routes. The first of many future routes to the U.S., Caribbean, and Mexico. 

For more info see:

www.jetlines.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (July 17/22)

The Evangeline, Annapolis Valley NS

Rooted in the beauty of Grand Pre, the Evangeline is a five-acre property in the Annapolis Valley that offers a unique and immersive hospitality experience; a variety of carefully considered accommodation options, excellent food and wine at Longfellow restaurant, and the perfect location for exploring the vibrant surrounding area.

For more info see:

www.theevangeline.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (July 10/22)

Hipcamp's State of the Summer Survey

To gain insights into Canada’s outdoor plans for this summer, Hipcamp surveyed 5,000 campers coast to coast and uncovered some surprising and quirky results. Listen to discover some of the top 2022 camping trends in Canada.

For more info see:

www.hipcamp.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (July 3/22)

The Historic Cavalier Hotel & Beach Club, Virginia Beach VA

Since opening its doors in 1927, the Cavalier Hotel has been meticulously restored to its original grandeur, blending the timeless luxury of a bygone era with the comfort, amenities and technology that today’s travelers demand.

For more info see:

cavalierresortvb.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (June 26/22)

Fairholm Boutique Inns, Charlottetown PEI

Fairholm Boutique Inns is a family owned and operated five star National historic property. With 32 uniquely decorated suites among a collection of four diligently restored heritage buildings, Fairholm ensures a relaxing and unforgettable experience for every guest. 

For more info see:

www.fairholminn.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (June 19/22)

1 Hotel West Hollywood, CA

1 Hotel is the first new build in the West Hollywood area in 30 years and sits at the highest point of La Cienega Boulevard where it meets the Sunset Strip with views of downtown Los Angeles or the hills of Laurel Canyon. Travel Writer Debra Smith offers up her thoughts on staying at the 1 Hotel West Hollywood.

For more info see:

www.wheretolady.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Aug. 7/22)

iFLY Indoor Skydiving

iFly will give you a skydiving experience without going 12,000 ft in the air, skydive without having to jump of a plane, 

taking a lot of risks out of this type of experience.

For more info see:

iflyworld.ca

 

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (July 24/22)

Silver Star Summer Wine Festival, 

Silver Star, BC

 

Uncork together at their reimagined wine festival, featuring two Savour the Sun Wine Dinners, wine tasting in the Village, special features, and live music.

For more info see:

destinationsilverstar.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (July 24/22)

Lake Tahoe Loop, NV

 

Within a short scenic drive of Lake Tahoe's pristine shores lie other must-visit Nevada destinations. From Big Blue vistas and all manner of outdoor activities to hip neighborhoods, charming countryside, and Wild West saloons get the inside scoop on the Lake Tahoe Loop.

For more info see:

Travelnevada.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (July 17/22)

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

Peek beneath Vancouver’s sparkling surface to uncover a hidden history of dark crime, outrageous intrigue, and filthy scandal. Roam the city with our expert guides in these one-of-a-kind walking tours, and hear the scintillating stories of Vancouver’s secret past.

For more info see:

forbiddenvancouver.ca

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (July 10/22)

#ExploreSaskatchewan Challenge

Looking for a new way to explore Saskatchewan this summer? Tourism Saskatchewan has created a mobile passport that offers the perfect to-do list. Plus a challenge guide to check-in at various attractions, while earning your way to winning monthly vacation prize draws. The more visits you make, the more you earn for draw ballots.

For more info see:

www.tourismsaskatchewan.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (July 3/22)

Universal Studios Hollywood, CA

Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family. Explore Universal Studios backlot on the legendary Studio Tour. Then face the action head on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies.

For more info see:

www.universalstudioshollywood.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (June 26/22)

Seeing Canada

Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk shares her experience exploring the vibrant cities, culinary delights, world-class attractions, unique characters and natural wonders of Canada through her Seeing Canada series.

For more info see:

brandyyanchyk.com

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (June 19/22)

Visiting Iceland with Icelandair

Icelandair is a leading airline offering flights to, from, via and within Iceland.

The airline operates out of Iceland and makes use of the country's geographical location, midway between North America and Europe, to build an ever-growing network of international routes, with Iceland as a hub.

 

For more info see:

 www.icelandair.com

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