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What Does It Mean To Be Canadian?

CIBC Asks Canadians To Tell The World

What Does It Mean To Be Canadian? In celebration of Canada's and CIBC's shared 150th anniversaries, CIBC is asking people across the nation to help shape and define our proud identity by socially sharing how they #StandForCanada. Developed by CIBC Live Labs, #StandForCanada is the first global digital mosaic on what it means... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Uniworld’s Joie de Vivre Sets Sail

Uniworld’s Joie de Vivre Sets Sail Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection’s newest Super Ship, the S.S. Joie de Vivre, has set sail on its maiden voyage along the historic Seine River. Inaugural events included a christening ceremony in Paris led by the ship’s Godmother, Dame Joan Collins. Following the event, the Joie... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

APEX Calls for Immediate Solutions to Electronics Ban

APEX Calls for Immediate Solutions to Electronics Ban The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) has called for immediate government-approved security solutions for the airline electronics ban announced by the United States and United Kingdom. IATA calculations indicate 393 flights per week will be impacted by the electronics ban. By... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Royal Scenic Has New User-Friendly Booking Engine

Royal Scenic Has New User-Friendly Booking Engine Royal Scenic has launched a new state-of-the-art online booking engine at http://www.royalscenic.com for the exclusive of travel agents across Canada. “We are very proud to introduce an online booking engine that includes all of the best features available in the industry. From a content,... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

US Travel Spending Takes A Tumble

US Travel Spending Takes A Tumble Call it the Trump effect; call it the dollar effect or call it mere coincidence but the inbound and domestic spend on all travel and tourism goods and services within the United States took a $3.3 billion tumble to $1.7 trillion in the last quarter of 2016, reports Mike Dunbar in this week's... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Trends & Research

Emirates Introduces Laptop Handling Service

Emirates Introduces Laptop Handling Service Emirates is set to introduce a new service that will enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the US. Emirates customers travelling to the US via Dubai will be able to utilize their laptops and tablet devices on the first part of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Uniworld Debuts 2018 Brochure, Campaign

Uniworld Debuts 2018 Brochure, Campaign Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has revealed an entirely new and innovative brand strategy with the debut of its 2018 brochure. The brochure focuses on identifying the individuality of the brand by emphasizing its new “The World is Your Canvas” campaign, encouraging travellers... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Putting The Spotlight On Collette

Exploding Myths, Exceeding Expectations

Putting The Spotlight On Collette Doug Patterson wants to set the record straight when it comes to motorcoach tours. Patterson, president of Collette Canada, says there are a number of beliefs he wants to dispel about a product that accounts for a large share of Collette's business, reports Ian Stalker in this week's digital... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

WestJet Introduces ‘WestJet Agent’

WestJet Introduces ‘WestJet Agent’ WestJet has launched WestJet Agent, a new version of its booking tool used by travel agents. Previously known as TA Web, WestJet Agent was developed using feedback from the travel trade. New user-friendly features and enhancements make booking travel easier than ever. “Our travel trade... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Vote For Your Agents’ Choice Favourites And Win

Vote For Your Agents’ Choice Favourites And Win It's that time of year again when we ask the Canadian travel trade to decide their favourite destinations, suppliers, services and more. As Canada's original and most comprehensive travel industry survey, Agents' Choice lets you vote in 30+ categories like cruise line, tour operator and... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News
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