Agents' Choice 2019

Tour Operators

Vietnam Leads At ASEAN Tourism Forum

Vietnam Leads At ASEAN Tourism Forum Three days of intense destination selling and information gathering wound up last week in Vietnam at the 38th annual ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), reports Press Today's Ted Davis, who was in attendance at the show. The ATF was held in Ha Long City – the gateway to scenic Ha Long Bay. About... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Insight Launches Croatia Fam Contest

Insight Launches Croatia Fam Contest Insight Vacations has launched a FAM trip contest for travel advisors across Canada, in appreciation of their continued support. To qualify, advisors are asked to book any Insight Vacations or Luxury Gold 2019 journeys up until March 8, 2019 and the top sellers earn one spot each on an 8-day... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, Fams, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

A Reminder From Globus

A Reminder From Globus Globus is reminding travel advisors that its 7.5% early booking bonus on its 2019 European, North American and South and Central American escorted tours is slated to expire on Jan. 29. Valid on new bookings on all departures, except Globus Escapes, the discount applies to a vast array of... more ›
Posted in News, Specials, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Trafalgar Goes Global With Acclaim

Trafalgar Goes Global With Acclaim Trafalgar, has announced that its annual agent incentive trip, Acclaim, will visit the brand's newest destination of Africa in 2019 – carrying forward a legacy of 72 years, the journey pays homage to the Tollman family's roots. The hottest ticket in town, Acclaim is already renowned for... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Fams, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Exodus Picks Mills

Exodus Picks Mills Exodus Travels has named Wendy Mills to the position of business development manager, Eastern USA & Canada, effective immediately. In her new role, Mills intends to cultivate strong relationships with agency partners using personalized service and product training, and will continue to... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Tour Operators

Luxury Gold Picks Its Top Five

Operator Helping Agents To Sell Luxury To Their Clients

Luxury Gold Picks Its Top Five Luxury Gold is offering its travel agency partners some tips on selling luxury travel and the brand's journeys beyond the ordinary. Each Luxury Gold journey offers extraordinary VIP Experiences, personalization and exclusivity for every luxury traveller to enjoy. The best time to sell Luxury... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Tour East Responds To China Travel Advisory

Tour East Responds To China Travel Advisory Tour East Holidays – a subsidiary of CTEH – said it will refund deposits in full to customers who decide to cancel or postpone their upcoming tours with the company to China. The company's decision comes in the wake of the Canadian government's decision on Jan. 14, 2019, to upgrade its... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

A Sunwing Celebration

A Sunwing Celebration Following last year's immensely successful opening of Royalton Bavaro Resort and Spa and in anticipation of the grand opening of Cancun's hottest new luxury resort, Royalton Cancun Resort and Spa later this month, Sunwing is offering 4X STAR points (that convert to cash) on all new bookings to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News, Resorts, Tour Operators

The Greening Of Adventure

Adventure Travel Evolves To Tackle Over-Tourism

The Greening Of Adventure Traveller concerns with the effects of over-tourism, plus the desire to travel sustainably, have become major pillars of considerations for adventure vacations in 2019, says a leading adventure travel specialist based in Sydney, Australia. Concern about over-tourism is convincing adventure... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

ACV Unveils Europe Training Sessions

ACV Unveils Europe Training Sessions Air Canada Vacations has announced a series of Europe Regional train sessions across Canada to celebrate the launch of its 2019 Europe Collection. During the sessions, ACV's sales team will share highlights of the 2019 product line-up along with its new programs and partnerships. As the main... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education