Travel News Weekly Roundup: Week Ending August 31, 2012

Travel News Weekly Roundup: Week Ending August 31, 2012

Last Updated on June 22, 2020 by Amanda Stancati

In case you missed it, here’s a quick roundup of what happened this week in the travel world.

Deal of the Week

Enjoy sun-drenched beaches & hot reggae beats in Jamaica! Stay 7 nights, all-inclusive at the 5* Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica Royal Golden for ONLY $979! Toronto departures in September. Call for more details: 1-800-665-4981

Cruise News

Princess Cruises announced it will begin construction of the second of its new generation of ships, to be named Regal Princess.

Cruise company Star Clippers has announced plans for voyages to Cuba, but the trips will be off limits to U.S. citizens.

What’s new at

It’s Texas time down at our Vacation Station, located in Toronto’s Union Station. Visit along with to discover why everything’s bigger in Texas!

Together with Lisa Drew, will host the CHYM Grenada information night on September 19th at Bingemans in Kitchener, ON. We’ll have more information for you next week.

Today is your last chance to take advantage of the absolute best savings of the year! Book your winter vacation before midnight August 31st, 2012 to lock in with a price guarantee and only $50 deposit.

Who, What, Where?

Transat Discoveries revealed its 2012/2013 brochure this week, which will be distributed to Ontario travel agencies beginning in September. It features escorted tours in Thailand, South Africa, Peru, Hong Kong, Kenya, Egypt, Turkey and more.

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