Zoo-licious travel deals
Medieval Times Dinner Theatre in Toronto. (Ernest Doroszuk/QMI Agency)
Planning a week or weekend getaway?
If so, you might check out the top 20 specials available through Travelzoo.
For instance, how about a seven-night Cuba vacation for $495 or a room at a down town Ottawa hotel for $99 -- 40% off the regular price.
Book tickets at the Medieval Dinner Theatre in Toronto for $35 -- 45% off the regular fare.
New York City Broadway tickets are available for as little as $42 and a Jamaica all-inclusive beachfront resort is available for $105 per night per person -- 45% off the regular price.
A chic Montreal four-star hotel is offering rooms for $135 per night -- 45% off the regular rate.
For more specials, visit www.travelzoo.com.
UPPER NEW YORK STATE BECKONS CANADIANS
The red carpet is out for Canadians to visit the Genesee Valley, Rochester and Finger Lakes region of New York State during the holiday season.
Located less than 90 minutes from the Canadian border, the area features shopping, wine trails, outdoor recreation and performing arts.
A new interactive website -- www.awelcomesurprise.com-- is available to help people plan their holiday adventure.
VisitRochester and partners have launched the new website loaded with special offers and holiday events to make it easier for Canadians to plan their getaways.
The website is expected to attract as many as 20,000 Canadian travellers to the area.
PLAN GET AWAY TO SUNSWEPT BEACH
Sunswept Beach Hotel and the all-inclusive Island Inn Hotel in Barbados are offering last-minute getaway specials.
Rates for the promotion start at $80 per room per night and are valid on new reservations made for travel through Dec. 18.
The nightly rate at the Island Inn Hotel starts at $280. Children 12 and under stay and eat free with two paying adults.
COOKING UP A NEW TRAVEL SITE
Thomas Cook, a global leader in travel for more than 170 years, has launched a new Canadian website -- thomascook.ca.
The website, in conjunction with the rebranding of 150 Thomas Cook retail locations across Canada, signals a long-awaited return of Thomas Cook to the Canadian travel market.
For the many Canadians who prefer to book travel online, Thomascook.caoffers vacations, hotels and flights to anywhere in the world, secured with ease and convenience.