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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Air Transat off to Roatan, Grenada

Air Transat off to Roatan, Grenada Air Transat has launched inaugural service to Roatan, Honduras from Toronto. Inaugural flight C6 732 to Roatan departed from Pearson yesterday (Dec. 20). Transat is also set to introduce service to Grenada, with inaugural flight C6 766 taking off on Dec. 24. Passengers on both flights are being... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Coach Canada invests in new double-decker coaches

Coach Canada invests in new double-decker coaches Coach Canada rolled out 15 new double-decker coaches this week on their Ontario and Quebec routes. In 2009, Coach Canada introduced the Megabus double-decker coach concept to great success in the Canadian market. According to officials, this $11 million investment for 15 new coaches offers... more ›
Posted in Motor Coach, News

Transport Canada clears Santa for take off

Transport Canada clears Santa for take off Transport Canada reports that Santa and his sleigh have successfully passed the pre-flight inspection process and been cleared for take-off. As of today (Dec. 21) all of Santa's paperwork has been approved, his cargo has been checked, loaded and balanced, and his flight plan has been filed. Santa... more ›
Posted in News

ACV offering free tours in Europe

ACV offering free tours in Europe Air Canada Vacations (ACV) reports clients who book air and hotel of seven nights or more to select destinations in Europe by Dec. 26 will receive a free tour, and can choose among several tours, such as a Zurich half-day tour that includes the Lindt Chocolate Factory outlet. Clients can also visit... more ›
Posted in News, Specials, Tour Operators

Globus early booking savings set to end Jan. 8

Globus early booking savings set to end Jan. 8 The Globus family of brands is reminding agents that it has a host of Early Booking Bonuses that are set to expire Jan. 8. "This is a great opportunity for agents to contact their clients and close the sale,"says Stéphanie Bishop of the Globus family of brands. The offers include: $200 per... more ›
Posted in News, Specials, Tour Operators

NCL unveils 2014/2015 Caribbean itineraries

NCL unveils 2014/2015 Caribbean itineraries Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has unveiled its deployment for the fall and winter 2014/2015 season with eight ships sailing to the Caribbean and Bahamas and Florida from five homeports -- Miami, New York, Tampa, Houston and New Orleans. Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Epic and Norwegian Pearl will set... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

WestJet sets single-day traffic record

WestJet sets single-day traffic record WestJet reports it will fly 57,464 guests today (Dec.21), setting a new single-day record for guests travelling with the airline. "Whether our guests are travelling home to see friends and family or taking advantage of a great vacation package to the sun, we're pleased to welcome them on board... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Tauck gets mystical in Peru

Tauck gets mystical in Peru Tauck is expanding its portfolio of Tauck Bridges family travel adventures in 2013 with the addition of its new "Mystical Peru"itinerary highlighting Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu. The eight-day journey (from $3,416 p.p., double, plus on-tour and international air) will have departures in June, July... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Adventure Center offers agent incentive

Adventure Center offers agent incentive Adventure Center has a new agent incentive seen as perfect for agents recovering from the holiday season. For every $1,500 booking (excluding air) taken during January for travel starting by July 1, travel agents will earn a $50 Shoppers Drug Mart card. Simply quote promotion "lipstick"when... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators

Starwood adds two in Manila

Starwood adds two in Manila Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide plans to introduce its two largest brands - Westin and Sheraton - to two new multi-billion dollar integrated entertainment complexes in Manila, the bustling capital of the Philippines. Starwood will manage The Westin Manila Bayshore, scheduled to open in mid-2016... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News
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