Travel Agents

Globus Steps It Up In Europe

Globus Steps It Up In Europe Stéphanie Bishop, managing director for the Globus family of brands in Canada, has unveiled the details of a new and convenient service for Canadian agents – the company can now provide port transfers for big-ship cruises in conjunction with a Monograms City Getaway or a Globus/Cosmos... more ›
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All Dreams Welcome

California Makes A Big Push In Canada

All Dreams Welcome About 120 Toronto-area travel trade VIPs learned first hand that All Dreams Are Welcome in California, as a mega-delegation of the Golden state's top tourism executives greeted them at a reception and dinner (prepared by celebrity chef, Bob Blumer) last night (May 25). “Tonight, we want to... more ›
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Easier To Explore With Arctic Kingdom

Easier To Explore With Arctic Kingdom Arctic Kingdom says its new website makes the Canadian Arctic easier to explore. The tour operator says dramatic landscapes, unique wildlife, culture, and bucket list experiences await those who visit the Arctic. It adds that its “completely redesigned and mobile website inspires and... more ›
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Intrepid Wants Agents To Reach Out

Intrepid Wants Agents To Reach Out Intrepid Group has extended its hours of operations and will now serve travel agents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The new system will connect Intrepid’s North American sales office in Toronto and Petaluma, California, with regional sales teams in London and Melbourne. This will... more ›
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Surprise, Surprise, Surprise

Transat Announces May Contest Winners

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise As part of the festivities for its 30th anniversary, Transat has announced the May winners of its Surprise Dates Contest. The May winners are: Sonia Vandermeulen of Caribbean Vacations in Hamilton, Ontario, (Ontario-Atlantic) Louisanna Pettigrosso of Marlin Travel in Regina,... more ›
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Secrets Of Travel Agency Success

Secrets Of Travel Agency Success New research by Virtuoso has revealed five factors that are shared by its top-producing agencies and which can serve as a model for others to improve profitability. Virtuoso identified the 25 agencies with the highest production per advisor – a metric that established a baseline that can be... more ›
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A Rewarding Experience

RIU Hotels Recognizes Top Agents

A Rewarding Experience RIU Hotels & Resorts celebrated its top travel agency partners from Canada and the US during its Second Annual RIU Awards at the Riu Palace Bavaro in Punta Cana. The award-winning agencies were rewarded with a trip for two to the Dominican Republic to attend the RIU Awards Ceremony. In... more ›
Posted in Events, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agents

Come Together

Five Cruise Lines Sailing To Virtuoso 2018 Symposium

Come Together Five competing cruise lines are joining forces to host the industry's top executives at Virtuoso's 2018 Symposium in the Netherlands. Each of the five lines will dedicate one ship to accommodate Symposium attendees and all will follow an identical itinerary. Participating cruise lines... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Events, News, Travel Agents

SkyLink Has More For Agents

SkyLink Has More For Agents More than 150 travel agents were on hand at a trade show and dinner hosted by SkyLink on May 15, 2017. Agents had a chance to meet with a wide selection of SkyLink's suppliers, including representatives from Delta, Air France, Avianca, Turkish Airlines, Etihad, TAP Portugal, Air China, Air... more ›
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Building Bridges

Germany Celebrates Tourism As A Positive Force

Building Bridges Amid ongoing challenges affecting tourism to Europe, Germany posted record results for the seventh straight year with 80.8 million registered international overnights in 2016 -- up 1.1 million from the previous year, reports Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel... more ›
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