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Monthly Archives: July 2013

GOOD NEWS IN THE AIR

GOOD NEWS IN THE AIR IATA reports that June passenger demand figures showed year-on-year growth of 6.0%. The robust growth, measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPK), is ahead of the 4.8% demand growth reported over the first six months of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012. It is also ahead of the 5.6%... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

CWT FORECASTS INCREASE IN TRAVEL PRICING

CWT FORECASTS INCREASE IN TRAVEL PRICING Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has released its 2014 Travel Price Forecast, which shows worldwide travel prices will increase moderately next year, in line with limited economic growth expected across the globe. In Canada, airfares may only rise as much as 0.6% during 2014, while hotel and ground... more ›
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WESTJET BY THE NUMBERS

WESTJET BY THE NUMBERS WestJet has reported second quarter net earnings of $44.7 million, or $0.34 per diluted share. Those results compare with the net earnings of $42.5 million, or $0.31 per diluted share reported in the second quarter of 2012. The carrier said that these results include $8.4 million of one-time... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

AC ADDS HALIFAX, LAUDERDALE FLIGHTS

AC ADDS HALIFAX, LAUDERDALE FLIGHTS Air Canada is launching weekly seasonal flights between Halifax and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, beginning Dec. 14, 2013 and continuing until the end of April, 2014. AC will operate flights on Saturdays using 97-seat Embraer E190 aircraft offering a choice of Executive or Economy Class service and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

VoX HAS NEW TEAM MEMBER IN WESTERN CANADA

VoX HAS NEW TEAM MEMBER IN WESTERN CANADA VoX International Inc. has announced that Lea-Ann Goltz has joined the VoX team in the position of account manager, Western Canada. Based in Vancouver, she will be responsible for developing the trade strategy for all VoX accounts from Manitoba to British Columbia. Goltz brings a wide range of... more ›
Posted in News

GOWAY APPOINTMENT

GOWAY APPOINTMENT Goway Travel has named Anita Emilio to the new position of wholesale general manager. Goway has six wholesale business units that will report directly to her. According to Goway president Bruce, Hodge, Emilio, who was recently general manager for Travel Counsellors, was hired for "her knowledge,... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tour Operators

ACTA ON THE MOVE

ACTA ON THE MOVE Effective today (July 30), ACTA has a new address. It is: 2560 Matheson Blvd. E., Suite 226, Mississauga, Ont. L4W 4Y9. All other contact details such as phone/fax/e-mail remain the same.... more ›
Posted in News

LUFTHANSA APP AVAILABLE FOR WINDOWS PHONE 8

LUFTHANSA APP AVAILABLE FOR WINDOWS PHONE 8 Lufthansa has expanded its mobile services with a smartphone app for users of Windows Phone 8. A special feature of the app on this operating system is the live-tile function with which the most important information on flight status - continually updated - is pinned on the start screen without the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

READY, SET, SHOP

READY, SET, SHOP This Thursday (Aug. 1), the highly anticipated Toronto Premium Outlets grand opening weekend celebration will take place, offering shoppers live music, special prizes and deep discounts on designer and name brand outlet stores. Local dignitaries and executives will be on hand to cut the ribbon at 9... more ›
Posted in News

SHERATON MAUI CELEBRATES 50 CLASSIC YEARS

SHERATON MAUI CELEBRATES 50 CLASSIC YEARS Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa continues its year-long 50th Anniversary celebration with a special pre fixe family style dinner at 6 p.m. on Aug. 11. The event, 50 Classic Years of Sheraton Maui, treats guests to an evening celebrating the rich lifestyle and fanfare the resort has enjoyed since its... more ›
Posted in Hawaii, News, Resorts
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