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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Still time to sign up for cruise webinar

Still time to sign up for cruise webinar There is still time to register for tomorrow's "Cruising: State of the Union"Q+A webinar with cruise industry expert Vanessa Lee. On Feb. 1 at 1 p.m., Baxter Travel Media and Encore Cruises present this webinar in which Lee will provide an overview of the current state of the cruise industry,... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Vacation.com finds value draws new members

Vacation.com finds value draws new members Vacation.com welcomed 83 new Canadian member agencies in 2011, raising the total to 514. According to officials, Vacation.com's value proposition centres around its enhanced commissions, with more than 100 preferred suppliers, Engagement marketing program, agency-changing technology (Vacation.com's... more ›
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CTC takes its Signature Experiences DownUnder

CTC takes its Signature Experiences DownUnder With Signature Experiences Collection members taking centre stage, the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has unveiled its latest campaign for the Australia market, where the number of potential long-haul travellers climbed to 8.3 million in 2011, up 22% from 2007's 6.8 million. It's the first time... more ›
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United rolls out Economy Plus on long-haul flights

United rolls out Economy Plus on long-haul flights United Airlines reports is now offering Economy Plus seating on all long-haul international Boeing 757-200 flights, offering economy customers the option of six inches of extra legroom. With the reconfiguration, the aircraft have 16 flat-bed seats in Business First, 45 seats in Economy Plus and 108... more ›
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WestJet off to Whitehorse

WestJet off to Whitehorse WestJet will launch daily, non-stop service between Vancouver and Whitehorse, Yukon, beginning May 17. The announcement follows the release of schedule details for new service to Kingston, Jamaica, and Aruba. Full schedule details and introductory one-way fares from $99 (plus applicable taxes and... more ›
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Sunquest cruise special

Sunquest cruise special Sunquest has introduced a cruise "Wave"sale featuring free flights for second passengers, plus a free stateroom upgrade. The offer is valid on all new bookings made between Jan. 26 and Feb. 15 for travel between March 30 and June 30 on seven-, 11- and 12-night Mediterranean MSC Cruises. With the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Specials

Billy Bishop passengers can now get lunch ‘To Go’

Billy Bishop passengers can now get lunch ‘To Go’ Passengers at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport can now enjoy a range of food options on sale in each lounge as the result of a new partnership between City Centre Terminal Corp., a subsidiary of Porter Aviation Holdings Inc., and To Go Foodbar, an independent café and coffee bar in Toronto.... more ›
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Transat invites agents to join Vietnam fam trip

Transat invites agents to join Vietnam fam trip Transat Discoveries is hosting a Vietnam familiarization trip from May 3-14. The trip will present the company's "Purely Vietnam"tour, visiting major attractions in Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ninh Binh, Vinh, Dong Hoi, Hue, Danang, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City. The cost is $1,695, plus taxes and fees of... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators

Lufthansa expands automatic check-in services

Lufthansa expands automatic check-in services Lufthansa is expanding its automatic check-in service and now offering this perk on approximately 400 routes within the Schengen Area -- an area comprised of 26 European countries that operate much like a single state for international travel. The service, which already exists in Germany and Italy,... more ›
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Goway partners with Lions Club

Goway partners with Lions Club Goway Travel is once again artnering with Lions Clubs International as a preferred North American travel operator for the Lions Clubs International Convention taking place in Busan, Korea from June 22-26. Busan is South Korea's largest port and second-largest metropolis. Before or after the... more ›
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