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Monthly Archives: June 2012

New solution from Travelport

New solution from Travelport Canadian travel agents report that they're saving time, while increasing both their efficiency and accuracy by using the newly launched Travelport Ticket Exchange Solution. Travelport's new application, available to Apollo-connected travel agents, quickly and effectively guides travel consultants... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

Four Seasons set for Toronto opening

Four Seasons set for Toronto opening Four Seasons Toronto set for October opening The brand new Four Seasons Hotel Toronto will open its doors to guests on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. The Toronto property will be Four Seasons flagship and Dimitrios Zarikos, regional vice-president and general manager of the hotel, observed: "We greatly... more ›
Posted in Hotels, Resorts

WTAAA wants review of IATA plan

WTAAA wants review of IATA plan The World Travel Agents Association Alliance (WTAAA) wants a regulatory review of IATA's New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative and it also wants to be included on "all related committees and task forces" in order to represent the travel agency distribution channel. WTAAA chair, Peter Barlow... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Travel Agents

United expedites travel process

United expedites travel process United Airlines has unveiled details of the launch of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck program at O'Hare International Airport, Terminal 1. TSA PreCheck is a new risk-based, pre-screening initiative that allows customers to volunteer information about themselves that may... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Carnival makes a point with agents

Carnival makes a point with agents Carnival has introduced a variety of new point-earning activities to its Travel Agent Rewards program, which launched in January of this year. Since introducing the program, more than 14,000 agents have enrolled and have redeemed points on more than 800 rewards. Now Carnival has added 22 new... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise, News

Scenic sailing with new brochure

Scenic sailing with new brochure With the release of its new, 127-page, 2013 Europe River Cruise brochure, it is full speed ahead for Scenic Cruises. The new brochure showcases Scenic's 25 cruise and cruise-tour offerings in Europe and Russia, along with the company's new truly all-inclusive pricing, new excursion programs -- both... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Star shines for TACA and Avianca

Star shines for TACA and Avianca TACA Airlines and Avianca note their incorporation into Star Alliance means their passengers now have access to 21,500 flights a day operated by the 28 Alliance partner airlines in 1,356 airports in 193 countries. As well, frequent travellers will benefit from the amenities, benefits, products and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Tie the knot with Outrigger

Tie the knot with Outrigger The Outrigger Reef on the Beach and the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach are offering customized wedding packages that are priced from $2,900 for 30 guests and which include event coordinators who will take care of everything from flowers, photographers and food to filing the legal paperwork. Patsy... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hawaii, Hotels, Resorts

Poipu golf club features promo for couples

Poipu golf club features promo for couples For its "Tee For Two"package designed specifically for couples, the Poipu Bay Golf Course is offering golfers the chance to play an 18-hole round for a discounted US$125 (regular rate is US$240). The price also includes rental clubs from the course's new Callaway RAZR X range. Tee times are from 1... more ›
Posted in Hawaii, News

Red, White & Gnome All Over

Red, White & Gnome All Over Everybody loves the Gnome and now, Canadians from coast to coast, will have another reason to feel the love as Travelocity's Roaming Gnome adds a Canadian touch to its otherwise readily identifiable presence. And it was the Gnome that was part of the reason that Travelocity.ca invited a select... more ›
Posted in News
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