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Stay Tuned For Updates On Hurricane Maria, Mexico Earthquake

Updated: Watch This Space Good News From The DR Hurricane Maria has moved away from the Dominican Republic, without having had a direct impact on the country’s tourism industry. Julio Almonte, vice minister of tourism of the Dominican Republic’s Northern Zone, said: “In the north, the situation is under... more ›
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Join Us For The Industry’s ‘Event of the Year’

Agents' Choice Awards Brought To Life At Gala '18

Join Us For The Industry’s ‘Event of the Year’ Baxter Travel Media, in partnership with Granite Productions, will host the first annual Agents' Choice Awards Gala on June 14, 2018 in Toronto, an event which promises to be the travel industry's “event of the year.” The gala event will bring to life the annual Agents' Choice Awards... more ›
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Preventing Overtourism

Switzerland Focuses On Individual Travellers And Experiences

Preventing Overtourism Although Switzerland is in the middle of a period of steady growth in tourism from overseas markets – including Canada – the European country is consciously not appealing to the masses, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. “In... more ›
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Sell Now, Sail Later

Sell Now, Sail Later Adventure Canada has launched its annual travel agent contest, offering its top-selling agents a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime expedition to one of the world's most remote and wonderful destinations. Plus every client booked aboard a 2018 Adventure Canada expedition will earn agents a... more ›
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Let’s Talk Travel

Let’s Talk Travel Let’s Talk Travel will soon return to Ontario for the 17th time. Six suppliers will be participating: Scenic, Tourcan Vacations, Turks & Caicos Tourist Board, Visit Myrtle Beach, Universal Orlando and Windstar Cruises. Cities being visited are Niagara-On-The Lake, Oct. 10, Hilton... more ›
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Vision Travel Acquires Travel Sensations

Vision Travel Acquires Travel Sensations Vision Travel Solutions has acquired Travel Sensations Downtown, a well-known and successful high end luxury travel agency located in central Toronto. Established in 1988, Travel Sensations Downtown is owned by Joanne Thachuk, a prominent member of the luxury travel industry, who will be... more ›
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Natural Disasters: A Reminder From TICO

Natural Disasters: A Reminder From TICO The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is reminding all registrants of their responsibilities under the Regulation pursuant to the Travel Industry Act, 2002 in relation to the change or cancellation of travel services (transportation and accommodation) as to relates to damage sustained to... more ›
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TPI in Air Canada Circle of Excellence for 10th Year

TPI in Air Canada Circle of Excellence for 10th Year Travel Professionals International (TPI) has been selected by Air Canada as a 2017 Circle of Excellence (COE) agency for the 10th year in a row. In addition, two TPI advisors – Shirley Noel and Jeanine Crowell – each won one of 20 Air Canada passes to travel to one of Air Canada’s new... more ›
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Vision Travel Advisor Wins Virtuoso Award

Vision Travel Advisor Wins Virtuoso Award Natasha Rhodes of Vision Travel’s Calgary office has won the award for the Most Innovative VAST (Virtuoso Active and Specialty Travel) award at Virtuoso’s annual Travel Week conference in Las Vegas. Rhodes was the only Canadian nominated for the award which was voted on by Adventure and... more ›
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Ireland Expands Its Tourism Horizons

Ireland Expands Its Tourism Horizons Coinciding with the solar eclipse, Ireland’s newly appointed Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar met with key travel and tourism officials in Toronto as part of a three-day visit to Canada at the invitation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in... more ›
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