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Mastercard Teams Up With Canada Post

Mastercard Teams Up With Canada Post Mastercard and Canada Post – along with collaboration from Payment Source Inc. and Peoples Trust Company – have launched Cash Passport, the latest payment solution for smart and simple travel. The contactless (tap) card, which allows you to load up to seven currencies at a time, is a... more ›
Posted in News, Technology

Content Is The New Travel Currency

TripXpertz Launches New Approach To Online Travel Selling

Content Is The New Travel Currency   “Content,” observes Brad Miron, “is the new travel currency.” Miron, the founder & CEO of TripXpertz, sat down with Canadian Travel Press recently to talk about the launch of TripXpertz, which he described as a virtual agency website network of “destinational-focused... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Trends & Research

Long Term, Full Content

Travelport, Air Canada Sign New Deal

Long Term, Full Content Long-time partners, Travelport and Air Canada have signed a new, long-term, full content agreement that establishes a framework for ongoing merchandising, branding, and technology collaboration between the two travel industry leaders. The new deal will see Travelport-connected agencies in... more ›
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Expedia Rolls Out Help For Hoteliers

Expedia Rolls Out Help For Hoteliers Expedia has rolled out Rev+, a revenue management tool designed to provide hotel partners with smart, actionable data and insights, to the Canadian market. As part of Expedia PartnerCentral (EPC), the company's partner portal, which is already live in the United States, helps hotels manage... more ›
Posted in Hotels, Technology

Booking.com Gives Sustainable Tourism A Boost

Booking.com Gives Sustainable Tourism A Boost Booking.com has launched its new new accelerator program – Booking.com Booster. The program is designed to identify, mentor, and fund enterprising start-ups from around the world that are seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry, the three-week program taking place in... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Technology

Making It Simple

IATA Poised To Simplify Booking System

Making It Simple The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is finally moving to deep six its archaic, paper-based passenger booking and ticketing system and replace it with an infrastructure that will vault the industry into the 21st century, reports Montreal editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

Flying High With WiFi

Routehappy Report Tracks In-Flight Trends In 2017

Flying High With WiFi Routehappy has released its 2017 WiFi report which found that in the coming year an increasing number of major airlines will be adding WiFi to their onboard services. The report -- by merchandising content platform for flight shopping – points out that while 2016 was a year when airlines... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

Expect More From Your Digital Magazine

Expect More From Your Digital Magazine Baxter Travel Media is updating its digital magazine display to make your online reading experience even better. As of December 9, your digital subscriptions of Canadian Travel Press and Travel Courier magazines will be delivered in the new display format, ISSUU. You can expect content... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Technology

Travix Launches Routehappy Hub Pilot

Travix Launches Routehappy Hub Pilot Travix – which operates 35 OTA websites in 29 countries – has announced the launch of its pilot with Routehappy Hub. The integration moves flight shopping on Travix websites away from just price and schedule by incorporating compelling and targeted airline product information and media... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

Transforming Partnership

Kuwait, Amadeus Team Up To Make Things New

Transforming Partnership As a part of its 5-year transformation plan, Kuwait Airways is teaming up with Amadeus. Under the stewardship of chairperson and CEO, Rasha Al Roumi, the Middle East’s first female airline CEO, Kuwait Airways has undertaken to implement a bold new strategy designed to revive the airline’s... more ›
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