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Monthly Archives: August 2013

WESTJET, THOMAS COOK PARTNER

WESTJET, THOMAS COOK PARTNER WestJet recently announced that it has once again leased two Boeing 757-200 aircraft from Thomas Cook Airlines to deliver non-stop, daytime services between Alberta and the islands of Aloha. The aircraft will operate on routes between Calgary and Honolulu, Calgary and Maui and between Edmonton and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

SAVE WITH ACV, WINDJAMMER

SAVE WITH ACV, WINDJAMMER Agents can save their clients up to $1,230 at Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort when they book the popular Saint Lucia resort with Air Canada Vacations. Here’s the deal. Book an oceanview room with an all-inclusive plan at Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort and save up to $1,230. Plus,... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

FAIRMONT PICNIC PACKAGE PAYS OFF FOR MARMOT PRESERVATION

FAIRMONT PICNIC PACKAGE PAYS OFF FOR MARMOT PRESERVATION Visitors to Victoria who want to explore the city at a leisurely pace can try booking the Sustainable Picnic Package by the Fairmont Empress. It starts at $249, based on double occupancy, and includes one night’s accommodation, plus a sustainable picnic lunch for two and a guide for recommended... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

THE BIG WIN

THE BIG WIN InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is rewarding its loyal IHG Rewards Club members through its biggest hotel rewards promotion of the year called “The Big Win.” Members will receive custom bonus offers of at least 50,000 IHG Rewards Club bonus points or at least 10,000 miles throughout the... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

VANISHING DEDUCTIBLE

VANISHING DEDUCTIBLE SecuriGlobe has become the first and only company in the travel insurance industry to offer travellers the Vanishing Deductible. The new program -- exclusive to SecuriGlobe -- allows travellers to save on their deductible and premium for every year they travel without making a claim. SecuriGlobe... more ›
Posted in News

WARNER-ARNOLD GETS THE NOD

WARNER-ARNOLD GETS THE NOD Saint Lucia’s deputy director of tourism, Tracey Warner-Arnold is taking charge of the Saint Lucia Tourist Board’s marketing team. Warner-Arnold will see her responsibilities expanded to include overseeing the island’s advertising, PR, online presence, social media strategies and brand... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT Hilton Worldwide has enabled nearly 4,000 hotels on the Expedia Traveler Preference (ETP) program. These hotels now offer travellers a choice on how they would like to pay for their reservation -- either at the time of the booking or at the time of stay. Eduardo Schutte, senior vice-president of... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

RADIUSGO DELIVERS

RADIUSGO DELIVERS On Oct. 1, RadiusGo will launch with more than 35,000 hotels and extensive flight, rental car and attractions and transfers options for RADIUS agencies to offer corporate customers. This new off-GDS service will complement the GDS-based RADIUS Global Hotel Program and will be particularly important... more ›
Posted in News

CTA RULINGS INCREASE PASSENGER RIGHTS

CTA RULINGS INCREASE PASSENGER RIGHTS In two separate decisions released yesterday (Aug 29), the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) ordered Air Canada and Porter Airlines to revise certain domestic tariff provisions. A tariff is the contract between the carrier and the passenger which contains an air carrier’s terms and conditions... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

DEAL DONE, STRIKE AVERTED

DEAL DONE, STRIKE AVERTED The Vancouver Airport Authority and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) have reached a tentative deal that is fair and equitable for both parties. The PSAC Local 20221 represents employees working at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) that provide emergency services, finance and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News
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