Seven reasons travel is good for your health

July 17, 2018

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

travelandgoodhealth

Improve your health, energy levels, and performance at work by vacationing. A shocking one-third of North Americans do not take vacation days. Excuses like “they need me in the office,” “I don’t have the time” and “I won’t get a raise” are typical reasons why people are not taking paid vacation, let alone unpaid vacations. Since Canada has no mandatory vacation time, workers often simply forgo their accrued vacation days, take a payout, or forget Read more…

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TierOne Travel presented with Ensemble Top Producer award in Morocco

July 03, 2018

CATEGORY: Adventure travel, Exotic Travel, TierOne Family, TierOne Travel Blog

TierOne Travel has been recognized once again as an Ensemble Elite Top Producer. The awards were presented to Shelley Ewing, Owner & President and Shelley Parry, General Manager in beautiful Marrakech, Morocco. The annual event took place on June 3 – 9, 2018 where the highest-producing Ensemble partner agencies from Canada and the US joined presidents Lindsay Pearlman and Libbie Rice at the Club Med Marrakech La Palmeraie. An awards ceremony took place during a Read more…

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Canadian Road trip Packing List

June 12, 2018

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Packing List

Planning a road trip in Canada’s beautiful backyard this summer? Don’t forget a thing with our trusty packing list blog editions. This week, we are focusing on all necessary road trip items. In addition, remember to pack snacks to keep everyone onboard road trip alert! Canadian Road Trip Packing List Click here to print the packing list.

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Packing Checklist – Exotic Destinations

May 01, 2018

CATEGORY: Exotic Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

packing checklist

Over the past four weeks, we have been talking about exotic destinations Hawaii and Southeast Asia. If you’re feeling inspired and ready to sit back and relax into vacation mode, print out this exotic destination packing checklist and you won’t forget a thing! Packing Checklist – Exotic Destinations Click here to print the packing checklist 

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15 Must-try dishes from around the world

April 24, 2018

CATEGORY: Culinary Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

culinary travel

There are some dishes that are worth travelling across the world for …and then writing it down in your recipe book so you can enjoy it again and again once you’rE home!   International cuisine has a sort of magic behind it. Indulging in flavors that are like nothing you have tried before is one of the most exciting parts of travelling. The key to truly experiencing a new culture lies in the food. In Read more…

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TierOne Travel’s Inaugural
Educational Seminar – Los Cabos

April 17, 2018

CATEGORY: Luxury Travel, TierOne Family, TierOne Travel Blog

TierOne Travel recently hosted our Inaugural Educational Seminar exclusively for TierOne Travel Consultants. The 4-day, 3-night trip to Los Cabos was hosted by Shelley Ewing, TierOne Travel President, Shelley Parry, TierOne Travel General Manager, and Freddie Marsh, Business Development Manager of Playa Hotels & Resorts Western Canada, and WestJet. We stayed at the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, part of the Playa Resorts portfolio. This beachfront all-inclusive resort offers spectacular views of the Sea of Cortez Read more…

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How to pack like a pro

April 10, 2018

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

packing tips

Packing – the most exciting part of travelling … NOT Travellers dread packing. Some leave it till the last minute, while others get it done weeks in advance just to not think about it again. Either way, packing is an essential part of travel and not that bad when you break it down to a science. Just like any other science, there is a list of things that need to be in place to make Read more…

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Top 20 Cruising Secrets

February 20, 2018

CATEGORY: Cruise Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

Cruising Secrets

Cruising has a loyal fan base, and that’s simply because people love the carefree, yet entertaining lifestyle that a cruise ship can provide. If you are cruising for the first time, or the 100th time, you’ll want to do some introspection to determine what type of experience you are looking for. Every cruise line provides something unique and different, it all comes back to the lifestyle, budget and itinerary that you are looking for. Luxury, Read more…

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Packing list: Alaskan Cruise

February 06, 2018

CATEGORY: Cruise Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

Alaskan Cruise

After the past two weeks of reading our blogs on Alaskan Wildlife and What to do and see in Juneau Alaska are you ready to set sail on a luxurious, exciting Alaskan Cruise?! SIT BACK, RELAX AND DON’T FORGET A THING WITH THIS PRINTABLE PACKING LIST   Click Here to Print Packing List

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What to do and see in Juneau Alaska

January 30, 2018

CATEGORY: Cruise Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

Juneau Alaska

Live. Work. Play. – The motto of this small adventure town. Juneau is the capital of beautiful Alaska. This unique city is accessible by boat or small international airport and has a population of around 35,000 people. The main draw to Juneau is it’s vast variety of adventure on land, in the air, and on the water. People primarily come here on cruise ships or as a summertime travel destination. According to the Juneau Travel Read more…

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Round up – Travel Essentials from TierOne Travel Specialists

January 23, 2018

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Travel Essentials

Our travel specialists at TierOne Travel have a passion for helping travellers live out their dreams, that’s why our services reach every corner of the globe. Each of our specialists are experts in unique niches and travel opportunities. We have learned a lot from each other and our travel experiences. Today, we wanted to share some of our tried and tested travel essentials If you have any travel questions please contact our experienced team of Read more…

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Bucket list travel ideas to inspire your New Year’s resolutions

January 09, 2018

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

travel ideas

What’s on your bucket list this year? As we enter 2018, everyone is out to achieve something different and amazing. However, most of our bucket list ideas have a large element of joy attached to them. Joy is an interesting thing because, it means something unique to every person, which is also what makes it so joyful to experience. What is it that brings you joy? The logical next question is then, why aren’t you Read more…

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Great gift ideas for the travel buff

December 19, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Travel gift ideas

Do you have someone on your gift list that absolutely loves to travel? Well, we are those travel people so, we have created the ultimate list of gift ideas. The holiday season is all about appreciating one another, and what better way to appreciate someone than investing some time and effort into picking out the perfect gift for them?! Travel is one of those hobbies that feeds the soul, travellers know that booking their next Read more…

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Best tips for long-haul flights

December 05, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Tips for long haul flights

If you live in Canada you know that to get exotic, remote, warm, adventure and fun you are going to have to get through a flight of at least 5 hours or more. We know that pins and needles, back pain and bloating are not exactly what you want to experience moments before you land in your dream vacation. But the truth is none of that is actually part of flying. In fact, flying can Read more…

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Travel Specialist Spotlight with Ian Glen

November 14, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

This week we’re pleased to present Ian Glen If you’re looking for a personalized travel experience, Ian is your guy. With 22 years in the business, Ian has mastered the difference between price and value. It’s this experience and knowledge that makes him a great, well rounded travel agent. For Ian, the motivation to stay in the industry comes from his clients. Having clients tell him that his travel plans or input bettered their overall Read more…

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Our favourite movies that inspire travel

November 07, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Travel Movies

Travel feeds our soul, our minds, and our bodies. Because of this, we sometimes need the inspiration to kick off the wanderlust flame. Have you ever watched a movie and thought ‘I need to go there’? This common phenomenon is simply opening your eyes to new places in the world. Often, we don’t have the time to learn or read about destinations and cultures but, when we see them on film, we gain a whole Read more…

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Our 10 favourite travel podcasts

September 26, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

travel podcasts

With podcasts now available on almost every topic, it’s becoming easier and easier to be an expert on whatever you want, just by tuning in on your way to work. The trend of listening to podcasts is growing, people love them, and at TierOne Travel, we do too. For us it’s about becoming an expert at any and every destination, to better serve our clients. Podcasts also allow the listener to become inspired, enlightened and Read more…

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The best suitcases for seamless travel

August 29, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

The best suitcases for seamless travel

Are you someone who packs your suitcase a week in advance with a packing list, in anticipation of your upcoming vacation? Or are you a last minute packer that throws everything in a bag and hopes that you didn’t forget something? Either way, the key to preparing for a seamless vacation starts with the perfect suitcase. You may think that it’s not a worthy investment but, trust me when I say, that if a wheel Read more…

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How to fly like a pro

August 01, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

fly like a pro

We’ve all been there; the calendar count down is up, you’re feeling and looking great, ready for your vacation and you step on the plane, only to land in your final destination, feeling not so like yourself and less than eager to jump into your beachwear. Good news! It doesn’t have to be that way. Thanks to airport upgrades and an abundance of packing lists available online, flying can now leave you feeling refreshed, relaxed Read more…

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Travel Specialist Spotlight with LaurieLee Rosser

July 11, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

TierOne Travel

As we continue on our journey of introducing our amazing team of travel specialist at TierOne Travel, I am proud to present LaurieLee Rosser. LaurieLee has been in the travel industry since 1978, she has seen it all and continues to love travelling and helping her clients see the most beautiful places on earth. To say it simply, LaurieLee is my kind of person. Why? Through her experiences, she has been able to get to Read more…

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TierOne Travel Specialist Spotlight With Melanie Hersom

June 20, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

TierOne Travel

As we continue our TierOne Travel series, I am continuously inspired by our amazing team and this week is no exception. I am pleased to Introducing Melanie Hersom. Melanie has been working in the travel industry for 36 years, after dreaming about it as a little girl. How does she stay motivated? To her it’s simple – creating unique, non-cookie-cutter vacations gets her fired up and ready to take on more. It’s about the satisfaction Read more…

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TierOne Travel Specialist Spotlight With Angela Kibsey

June 06, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

TierOne Travel Specialist Series

In continuation of our TierOne Travel Specialist series, I would like to introduce another member of our talented team Angela Kibsey. When I was interviewing with Angela, I could not help myself but smile, as her profile almost brought tears to my eyes! This is a travel specialist that loves to help others and is motivated everyday by her clients. Her top specialization areas include, but are not limited to Destination Weddings, Sun and Beach, Read more…

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TierOne Travel Specialist Spotlight with Warren Robinson

May 23, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Travel Specialist

At TierOne Travel we have an amazing group of travel specialists with years of experience to make your travel plans seamless, enjoyable and completely catered to you. Their expertise range from cruise and culinary travel to solo and family travel. We wanted to take some time introducing a few of our team members through the TierOne Travel Specialist Spotlight series. This week we would like to introduce you to Warren Robinson Warren has been working Read more…

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Round up – Travel Tips & Tricks from TierOne Travel Specialists

January 31, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

TravelTips

Our travel specialists at TierOne Travel have a passion for helping travellers live out their dreams, that’s why our services reach every corner of the globe. Each of our specialists are experts in unique niches and travel opportunities. We have learned a lot from each other and our travel experiences. Today we wanted to share some of our best travel advice from a few of us at TierOne.            

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The many benefits of a digital detox

January 23, 2017

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

digitaldetox

Many people in today’s society are struggling with low energy, low productivity, low motivation, decreased happiness and an inability to focus. This is a direct result of our addiction to technology and a surefire sign that it’s time to unplug, and learn to be in the present again. A study done by CAMH states that we spend over 11 hours a day looking at a screen. Another study done by the University of Gothenburg proves Read more…

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Which Cruise Line is Right for You?

January 10, 2017

CATEGORY: Cruise Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

Cruise Travel

Cruising has come a long way from a means of transportation between islands, it’s evolved into a full service experience from onboard amenities, world class dining and itineraries chock full of unique, exhilarating excursions or complete peaceful bliss. With all the cruise line choices out there, and new itinerary’s and ships being introduced all the time, the choice of picking one can be a daunting task for any traveler. We have created a quick GoTo Read more…

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Top vacation destinations of 2017

January 03, 2017

CATEGORY: Couples travel, Family Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

destination-ideas-2017

With the new year approaching at a rapid speed we are seeing some destinations rising above the rest for the year of 2017. As air travel becomes easier and easier, we literally have the world at our fingertips when it comes to travel destinations.   To make your travel decisions a bit easier we have come up with seven locations that we believe will fulfill your travel desires in the year to come. Whether you Read more…

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Holiday Gift Guide: 10 gifts for travel lovers

December 13, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Gift for travel lovers

With the Holidays quickly approaching it’s time to start thinking about gifts and it’s very common to see a travel lover on everyone’s list. Since our team is definitely in the travel loving / addicted category we thought we would put together a list of some of our top gift ideas for this Holiday season. Hope you enjoy and have have a wonderful season of joy, travel and laughter. 1. Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 Read more…

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How to prepare for Holiday travel

December 06, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Holiday Travel

The holidays are meant to be a happy time of year, but nothing adds stress to them faster than crowded airports, grumpy travelers and a trip that doesn’t go as planned. While we can’t guarantee that every trip will go off without a hitch, we can help you minimize problems and be prepared for (almost) anything with these eight sanity-saving tips. Travel early or late in the day If your schedule allows it, look for Read more…

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Why travel is so much more than time off work

October 25, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Many of us know the feeling when you book a plane ticket or make plans to travel; a mixture of excitement, relaxation and wanderlust. But, travelling is so much more that the transportation, accommodation and destination. As Mark Twain once said “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow mindedness”. It is not a question of if it will change you, but how it will change you. Travel is known to increase happiness, not only Read more…

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Experiences You Can Only Have on a European River Cruise

October 18, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

European River Cruise

If you long to experience the sights and sounds of great European cities at a leisurely pace, cultural cruising may be the vacation option you’ve been dreaming of. If the very word “cruise” conjures up images of slushy drinks, sunburns and beaches packed with English-speaking tourists looking for the next party, take a deep breath: cultural cruising through Europe is like the party boat’s sophisticated, art-loving cousin. Explore Europe at a Leisurely Pace One of Read more…

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Must-See Caribbean Islands for Adventure Seekers

September 28, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Must See Caribbean Vacations

The Caribbean is a playground for all travellers including thrill seekers and sun soakers, party goers and nature lovers. With over 7000 individual islands, 28 unique nations the Caribbean has it all, leaving visitors mesmerized, magnetized and yearning for more on each visit. Because of all of it’s characteristics it can be hard to choose one island. Here we have compiled an adventure seeking travelers handguide to our top 5 favourite adventure spots in the Read more…

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5 Islands to Put On Your Bucket List

September 22, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

top-five-bucket-list

Everyone has to dream, create bucket lists and fantasize. Then, there comes a time when we get to check those items off. So, why not live a little, right?! Today we dive into the ultra sleek, ultra romantic and utter seclusion of luxurious island around the world. It was a hard day trying to narrow this list down to our top 5, but here thay are in no particular order other an world class and Read more…

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Resources for Travellers Venturing into Zika Virus Zones

September 08, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

Contrary to popular belief the Zika Virus is not new, it was first discovered in 1947 and the first human case was in 1952. However, in recent years we have come to hear more and more about Zika and it’s fast spreading tendencies. The Zika virus is spread by the infected Aedes species mosquito, this is the same type of mosquito that carries Dengue Fever and Chikungunya. These mosquitoes typically bite in the daytime, early Read more…

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Antigua Adventures: Explore the Island in Style

September 06, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

If your busy life has you ready to do just about anything to get away from it all, a trip to spread your toes in the white sands of a tropical island is just the thing you need to de-stress and breath in the salty air of total relaxation. To avoid the crowds of tourists and experience a truly luxurious island getaway, plan a trip to tiny Antigua and Barbuda. Here you’ll be able to Read more…

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Best Travel Options for Families

August 23, 2016

CATEGORY: Family Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

When it comes to traveling with families, finding accommodations can be a tedious task because hotel rooms can quickly get crowded. If you’re traveling with extended family or even multiple families, it’s smart to look for alternative arrangements that can help you enjoy your vacation without feeling stifled by a traditional hotel setting. Villas and Property Rentals Families and groups that may not fit into typical hotel rooms and suites may want to consider home Read more…

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5 Tips for Traveling With Electronic Devices

August 17, 2016

CATEGORY: TierOne Travel Blog

5 Tips for Traveling with Electronic Devices

Getting away from it all no longer means going off the grid. The undeniable conveniences of using electronic devices while traveling — accessing maps and restaurant reviews on the go and sharing snapshots from your adventures in real time — makes it harder to unplug and unwind. If a digital detox isn’t on your travel itinerary, you can still relax and recharge using these stress-free tips for traveling with those indispensable electronic devices. Stick to Read more…

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Flying through the USA this summer? 7 ways to save your vacation from the aggravation of long TSA lines.

May 26, 2016

CATEGORY: Family Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

There’s nothing more aggravating than travel plans gone awry by no fault of your own. Unfortunately, travelers going through US airports this summer may be experiencing this more often than usual. The backlog is due to TSA cutbacks and staff shortages that are causing long lines and travel headaches in many airports across the country. If your summer plans include a US airport, here are 7 things you can do to prevent or mitigate the Read more…

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Happy Tails: Cuban Dog Unites Complete Strangers In Finding Her a Home

May 26, 2016

CATEGORY: Family Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

We’re suckers for a good travel story and we love when people share them with us! Most recently though, we received a story that involved our very own Susan Elliott and it was too good not to share. When we refer to traveling beyond everyday, we also think of going above and beyond for people whenever we can. As you’ll read below, Susan delivered in spades. Well done! Hello, I have a story about a little Read more…

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