Putting The Spotlight On Collette

Exploding Myths, Exceeding Expectations

Putting The Spotlight On Collette Doug Patterson wants to set the record straight when it comes to motorcoach tours. Patterson, president of Collette Canada, says there are a number of beliefs he wants to dispel about a product that accounts for a large share of Collette's business, reports Ian Stalker in this week's digital... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

WestJet Introduces ‘WestJet Agent’

WestJet Introduces ‘WestJet Agent’ WestJet has launched WestJet Agent, a new version of its booking tool used by travel agents. Previously known as TA Web, WestJet Agent was developed using feedback from the travel trade. New user-friendly features and enhancements make booking travel easier than ever. “Our travel trade... more ›
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Vote For Your Agents’ Choice Favourites And Win

Vote For Your Agents’ Choice Favourites And Win It's that time of year again when we ask the Canadian travel trade to decide their favourite destinations, suppliers, services and more. As Canada's original and most comprehensive travel industry survey, Agents' Choice lets you vote in 30+ categories like cruise line, tour operator and... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News

Spotlight on Texas

Spotlight on Texas Those visiting Megan Body's hometown can have some Grape Expectations. Body is the spokeswoman for the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau in Grapevine, Texas, and she says the city lives up to its moniker, with grapes being found there when early settlers arrived and Grapevine today... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Brussels Airlines Set To Connect Canada With India

Brussels Airlines Set To Connect Canada With India Brussels Airlines is preparing to act as a Canada-India bridge thanks to an imminent route that will enable the carrier to offer clients what it says may be viewed as the quintessential European destination en route. March 29 sees the carrier begin five-times-a-week service between Brussels... more ›
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Hilton Invites The World To Celebrate Earth Hour

Hilton Invites The World To Celebrate Earth Hour Hilton is celebrating Earth Hour (8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., March 25) – the worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wildlife Fund – with the launch of a global social media contest. Building on the core theme of Earth Hour – turning off the lights for an hour to save... more ›
Posted in Contests, Hotels

Celebrating Earth Month at the Chelsea

Celebrating Earth Month at the Chelsea Toronto's Chelsea Hotel is celebrating “Loving Earth Month” from Earth Hour (March 25) to Earth Day (April 22) by engaging colleagues and guests to minimize environmental and social footprints. For the 10th consecutive year, the hotel is participating in the global climate change... more ›
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Good News, Bad News Budget

Tourism Recognized: Destination Canada Gets Permanent Funding

Good News, Bad News Budget It was a budget with a little bit of everything. Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) president Susie Grynol was among a select group of stakeholders invited to the “Finance Minister's Lock Up” yesterday where attendees were given an advance copy of the 2107 federal budget – giving HAC... more ›
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TIAC Applauds Budget’s Tourism Marketing Nod

TIAC Applauds Budget’s Tourism Marketing Nod The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) has welcomed the 2017 federal budget's pledge to provide significant support to help bolster marketing efforts for the Canadian tourism industry. “The Tourism Industry Association of Canada is pleased that tourism marketing continues to be... more ›
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2018 A Special Year For Ponant

2018 A Special Year For Ponant French-owned Ponant has unveiled its Summer 2018 brochure, highlighted by the addition of new routes and two important events – the 30th anniversary of the company and the arrival of the first two yachts in the series of Ponant Explorers. In 2018, Ponant will celebrate 30 years of cruising... more ›
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