Canada

Is a Trump effect real news? Will tourists from around the world be snubbing the United States and plan their vacations elsewhere to protest President Donald Trump’s obsession with banning incoming travelers and stoking furnaces with coal, among other inexplicable policies? That was among the …

It’s destined to be the ultimate banner year for cruises to the glittering glaciers, the snow-capped peaks and the wildlife of Alaska, along with opportunities to pan for gold. As overseas flights get more expensive and travelers choose to see “America First,” industry group Cruise …

Polar bears, playful seals and flocks of birds you’ll only see in the land of frost are set against intensely blue water, sparkling ice and vast expanses of green and floral tundra. Brilliant afternoons, lingering golden dusks and the chance to see the Northern Lights make …

It will have nearly as many crew as guests, food and amenities that rival five-star hotels and it’ll be tough enough to chew its way through pack ice at the poles. It’s Scenic Eclipse, and it will go above and beyond any other exploration ship, said Glen Moroney, …

You’re not likely to reminisce about the flight that got you there, but memories of great meals you have on a vacation can last a lifetime. A recent poll for Travelocity.ca found that 75 per cent of Canadians believe food is an important factor in choosing …

You’ve done grand cruises in the Mediterranean, criss-crossed the Caribbean and even cruised up the Amazon. Now’s the time to consider sailing from Chicago to Montreal by way of Detroit. That’s the pitch of a new cruise company that’s betting a lot of jaded travelers who have …

Ever since adventurers first started exploring the Arctic in the days of Henry VIII, there have been dreams of sailing from Atlantic to Pacific over the roof of the world through Canada’s Northwest Passage. Many tried and many failed. Now it’s become the new frontier of …

They’re less known than the classic Canadian cruise ports, like Charlottetown, Halifax and St. John’s, but as more cruise lines put an emphasis on Atlantic Canada, some until now hidden gems are starting to get the attention they’re due as they attract smaller cruise lines …