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Monthly Archives: October 2013

MORE VALUE IN THE AIR

MORE VALUE IN THE AIR IATA is calling on all partners and stakeholders involved in passenger travel to work together to deliver greater value to passengers. At the opening of the association\'s World Passenger Symposium in Dublin, IATA\'s director general and CEO, Tony Tyler said: \"Aviation makes possible $2.2... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

SOME CHOICE PILLOW TALK

SOME CHOICE PILLOW TALK It appears that Choice Hotels Canada has discovered the hidden side of Canadians in its recently released, nationally-commissioned survey, Pillow Talk. What Choice found was that the majority of Canadian travellers \"leave their reservations at the door when checking-in.\" Conducted by Leger... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts

HOTWIRE REPORTS THE RATES

HOTWIRE REPORTS THE RATES Hotwire.com has released the results of the October 2013 Hotwire Canadian Hotel Rate Report, featuring the top five cities in Canada where hotel rates have dropped the most. Pierre-Etienne Chartier, vice-president of the Hotwire Group, noted of the results: \"Ontario and Quebec are the hot spots... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts

WESTJET ADDS MIAMI

WESTJET ADDS MIAMI WestJet has launched a new, non-stop seasonal service between Calgary and Miami, Florida. Chris Avery, WestJet vice-president, network planning, alliances and corporate development, said: \"One of nine cities in Florida served by WestJet and its airline partners, Miami and beyond is now more easily... more ›
Posted in Airlines

EGYPT WANTS TOURISTS TO COME BACK

EGYPT WANTS TOURISTS TO COME BACK The Egyptian Tourism Authority is insisting that tourists can safely visit Egypt, with a statement released by the tourism authority this week saying “most of the tourist sites and especially the Red Sea resorts are entirely safe and sound for visitors.” Political unrest has led to steep... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

PEPPER RETIRING IN 2014

PEPPER RETIRING IN 2014 Michael Pepper, who has led the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) since its inception, is retiring as TICO\'s president and CEO in July 2014. Pepper has played a critical role in establishing the administrative authority. He was instrumental in bringing in financial and educational... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

A MODEST PROPOSAL

A MODEST PROPOSAL Travel industry groups from around the world are proposing a new collaborative model for the development of neutral and open data standards to enable enhanced distribution of airline products through any channel. The goal of the initiative is to bring the entire airline and travel industry together... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

IT\’S TRAVELBRANDS INC.

IT\’S TRAVELBRANDS INC. For those who\'ve been pondering what the new name for Thomas Cook Canada would be, well ponder no more. It\'s TravelBrands Inc. Frank, Enzo and Joe DeMarinis made the announcement to employees last week, telling them that the new corporate name for the company that they\'d acquired from Thomas... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

UPBEAT ABOUT EL SALVADOR

UPBEAT ABOUT EL SALVADOR Nolitours is upbeat about El Salvador, citing an unspoiled Pacific coastline, great surf spots, immense lakes and rejuvenating hot springs, impressive volcanoes, picturesque colonial towns and mysterious Mayan pyramids formerly buried in the ashes of a volcanic eruption. Nolitours’ products... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

CLIA GOING GLOBAL

CLIA GOING GLOBAL Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced the first-ever expansion of its cruise3sixty conference outside of North America, with the launch of cruise3sixty Australasia which will take place in Sydney, Australia on Feb. 7, 2014. The launch of cruise3sixty Australasia underscores... more ›
Posted in Cruise
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