Agents A Driving Force As Canadian Visits To Caribbean Grow
The Caribbean Tourism Organization's secretary general Hugh Riley believes travel agents are a growing force in booking travel to the region, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press.
“Travel agents are major influencers in booking... more ›
Between increased air access, the ease of getting around and visitor arrivals from Canada growing to 203,000 last year, there are many reasons for agents to sell Ireland, but Debbie Moran, trade engagement advisor for Failte Ireland can add to the list.
As a means of attracting more... more ›
Travel Professionals International (TPI) held its 2017 Annual Conference, “Secrets to Success,” this week, welcoming more than 200 travel advisors, guests, staff and supplier partners to Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa in the Dominican Republic.
Hosted by TPI along with sponsor... more ›
Although Canadian tourism to the Caribbean took a tumble in 2015, the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s secretary general Hugh Riley says the country is expected to continue on a positive growth trajectory despite the impact of the hurricanes that recently affected 25% of its member... more ›
Transat Distribution Canada Prepares To Embrace The Future
For the past 15 years, people have been telling Nathalie Boyer that traditional bricks & mortar travel agencies are simply not relevant and will soon disappear, reports executive editor, Bob Mowat in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press.
Well, it hasn't happened and... more ›
Brian Robertson (pictured, right), president of Vision Travel Solutions, has announced that Peter and Linda Van Der Heyden have agreed to join forces with Vision Travel.
Located across southern Ontario and established in 1986 by Peter and Linda Van Der Heyden, the family owned operation... more ›
Club Med's Carolyne Doyon says the all-inclusive vacation provider's mission can be summed up in one quote by founder Gérard Blitz: “The aim of life is to be happy. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now.”
After being “in the happiness business for 67 years,” Club... more ›
Carnival Cruise Line has redesigned GoCCL.com, the line’s travel agent online resource.
Enhancements were made based on extensive agent feedback from the line’s Travel Partner Advisory Committee, as well as the full agent community through online surveys and an opt-in testing period in... more ›
A mere two days into his post as the new director Canada for Switzerland Tourism, Pascal Prinz used the words of hockey great Wayne Gretzky to showcase his dedication to the country.
“You miss 100% of the shots that you never take,” he said, addressing those gathered in Toronto last... more ›
Operator Has A Taste For Growth In Europe
Over 50 VIP, travel trade types were welcomed to Cirillo's Culinary Academy in west Toronto yesterday (Nov. 6) to get the inside scoop on Transat Tours Canada Inc.'s 2018 Europe program and to roll up their sleeves and cook themselves a gourmet lunch featuring dishes from destinations –... more ›