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GO Canada!

ACV Goes Coast To Coast With Launch Of Major Domestic ITC Program

GO Canada! Air Canada Vacations is moving into virtually untested waters with a major new initiative that invites Canadians to discover their own country from coast to coast to coast, reports Montreal editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. It’s only fitting that... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Prospects Improving

Agents Upbeat On 2017 As Winter Weather Spurs Bookings

Prospects Improving A random Travel Courier survey of people working in the travel industry suggests the industry isn't awash in worrywarts. Those contacted by Travel Courier were upbeat about 2017, expecting its prospects to be better than 2016, a year in which reports of economic slowdowns and terrorism... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

TICO Adds New Forum Date

TICO Adds New Forum Date The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) has added a St. Catharines date to its list of Open Forum sessions it is holding this month and next to share information and obtain feedback on the comprehensive review of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 and Ontario Regulation 26/05. The goal of... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

ACV Has More Time-Saving Tools for Agents

ACV Has More Time-Saving Tools for Agents Air Canada Vacations (ACV) continues to introduce time-saving tools that agents can use to complete and modify client bookings. Resources include: Online Seat Selection Agents are now able to reserve seat selection online through ALL distribution channels including ACV’s travel... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Out and About in Vegas

Entertainment Capital Continually Reinventing Itself

Out and About in Vegas What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas? Really? Not when it comes to sharing what the “Entertainment Capital of the World” has to offer. Sin City has come a long way from simply being a place to try your luck in the casinos or partake in a $5 all-you-can-eat buffet. Entertainment... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Travel Agents

Transat, Agents Give Back

Aid Provided to Two Schools in Cayo Santa Maria

Transat, Agents Give Back Transat is extending a warm thanks to all the travel agents who participated in its recent familiarization trip to Cayo Santa Maria – thanks to their donations of school supplies for young children, they have contributed to helping two schools in this region. Indeed, as is customary at... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Vision Travel Conference A Big Success

Vision Travel Conference A Big Success Vision Travel Solutions' “Power of Vision” conference held last month at the Fairmont Mont Tremblant proved to be a big success, attended by 130 representatives from 77 suppliers, many who are members of the Virtuoso luxury travel group. The event was a combination of fellowship and... more ›
Posted in Events, Travel Agents

Rewarding The Elite

Carriers Celebrate The Success Of Their Agency Partners

Rewarding The Elite It was a glitzy affair at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) as Delta Air Lines -- along with its joint venture partners, Air France, KLM and Alitalia -- hosted its top travel agents at the airline's first annual awards event. A total of 30 agents -- plus 26 representatives from Delta, Air... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Travel Agents

12 Days Of Holiday Cheer From Cunard

12 Days Of Holiday Cheer From Cunard During the first 12 days of December, Cunard is offering travel agents a gift for every deposited booking on 2017 Transatlantic Crossings. Agents will have the opportunity to collect up to four limited edition Oliver bobble heads on all bookings under Upgrades on Us that include travel... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise, Travel Agents

Taking It Up A Notch

Sabre Empowers Agents With Virtual Payment For Air Bookings

Taking It Up A Notch For agents, it's a daily occurrence – the payment and settlement for air travel that requires multiple entries in the reconciliation process, ultimately driving cost and inefficiencies. Although corporations look to increase the security of business travel accounts with high credit limits... more ›
Posted in News, Technology, Travel Agents