Category Archives: Travel

The Rockefeller Christmas tree is lit and it looks magical

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Nov 30, 2017

, Last Updated: 7:50 AM ET

NEW YORK -- Throngs of tourists and revelers packed midtown Manhattan on a warm night and under tight security to watch the annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.

Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch just before 9 p.m., illuminating the 75-foot...

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American scrambling for pilots on 15,000 flights

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Nov 29, 2017

, Last Updated: 8:16 PM ET

DALLAS -- A scheduling glitch has left American Airlines scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday period.

A spokesman for the airline said Wednesday that American expects to avoid cancelling flights by paying overtime and using reserve or...

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7 reasons why you should visit Barbados

Jim Byers, Special to Postmedia Network

Nov 27, 2017

, Last Updated: 2:18 PM ET

BARBADOS – This island in the southeast corner of the Caribbean has been a Canadian favourite for decades; a gentle, warm and welcoming place with a bit of a British feel and a series of remarkable beaches. But you also can...

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Canada 150 proved to be a big draw for tourism

The Canadian Press

Nov 27, 2017

, Last Updated: 12:11 PM ET

FREDERICTON -- Canada celebrated its 150th birthday in 2017 but it was the tourism industry that got to collect the presents.

Tourism operators from coast to coast were planning for big events and extra visitors, and in many cases the numbers have exceeded expectations even...

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