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Monthly Archives: October 2012

ASTA welcomes ACACP’s transparency position

ASTA welcomes ACACP’s transparency position ASTA has welcomed the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Advisory Committee on Aviation Consumer Protection's (ACACP) recently-issued report to the Secretary of Transportation, but pledges to continue its efforts to ensure that an upcoming DOT rulemaking provides consumers and travel agents... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Travel Agents

Voyages Escapade joins CWT associate program

Voyages Escapade joins CWT associate program Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) Canada recently welcomed Voyages Escapade 2000 into its Associate program, which offers independently owned travel agencies the opportunity to grow and enhance their offerings in partnership with CWT. Voyages Escapade 2000, run by Kevin Moffat and Marie-Josée... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

Royal Caribbean, MGM team up

Royal Caribbean, MGM team up Royal Caribbean International and MGM Resorts International have announced a strategic relationship that "will deliver extraordinary benefits to members of the hospitality companies' loyalty programs"- Crown & Anchor Society and M life. The new partnership allows both companies to strengthen... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Resorts

New Sandals workshop added for GTA agents

New Sandals workshop added for GTA agents Agents in the Greater Toronto Area who may have missed earlier Sandals workshops now have one last chance to attend the educational session, with the addition of a new workshop that will take place on Nov. 27, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West in Mississauga. The... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Resorts

Azores Tourism hosts agent presentations

Azores Tourism hosts agent presentations The Azores Tourism Association will be conducting a series of product presentations fo0r agents in Ontario in November. The schedule is as follows: Nov. 19, Kitchener-Waterloo, Holiday Inn Kitchener; Nov. 20, St. Catharines-Niagara, Holiday Inn and Suites St. Catharines; Nov. 21, Hamilton,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News

Collette launches ‘Book Your Own Bonus’ incentive

Collette launches ‘Book Your Own Bonus’ incentive Collette Vacations has brought back its "Book Your Own Bonus"incentive program for agents with limitless earnings. Beginning Nov. 1, agents qualify for this promotion after their first booking. Following the initial booking, their money starts to grow: 2nd booking, earn $50; 3rd booking, earn $100;... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News

Goway appointment

Goway appointment John McGonigle has been appointed general manager, sales, at Goway Travel. Celebrating five years as business development manager for the US for Goway Travel, McGonigle will now oversee activities across North America. In his new position, McGonigle will lead the business development team in North... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News

Westin Harbour Castle gets new GM

Westin Harbour Castle gets new GM Edwin Frizzell has been named as the new general manager and chief experience officer of The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. Frizzell returns to Starwood Hotels where he previously held executive leadership positions at the Sheraton Centre Toronto and W Chicago City Center. From Sheraton Centre... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News

Early season deals start at Whistler

Early season deals start at Whistler Skiers and snowboarders now have the opportunity to save some money on planned winter vacations in Whistler, with newly announced early booking offers. If booked by Nov. 15, the savings on these packages can be as high as 35%. Packages start at $68 p.p., per night, based on a family of four,... more ›
Posted in News, Specials, West

Sandy grounds flights around the world

Sandy grounds flights around the world Hurricane Sandy has left millions in the US northeast without power and has grounded thousands of flights in its aftermath. Delays and cancellations are expected to continue throughout the day and possibly tomorrow. New York's three major airports remain closed. Agents and travellers are advised to... more ›
Posted in News
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