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Monthly Archives: May 2014

WTTC Campaign Looks to Change Industry’s Image

Travel and Tourism Industry Members Asked to Participate

WTTC Campaign Looks to Change Industry’s Image Members of the travel and tourism industry are being asked to participate in a new World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) campaign to help change the perception of a career in the sector. People are being asked to create their own 15-second videos to explain why they love working in... more ›
Posted in News

Aeroplan Unveils dExclusives for Distinction Members

Aeroplan Unveils dExclusives for Distinction Members Aeroplan has introduced the dExclusives benefit of its new tiered recognition program “Distinction” that rewards its top accumulating members based on total Aeroplan Miles earned across all coalition partners, including airline, travel, retail and financial card partners. Aeroplan... more ›
Posted in News

ACTA Introduces Anti-Spam Resource

ACTA Introduces Anti-Spam Resource The Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) is supporting its members as they get set to comply with Canada’s new Anti-Spam legislation. In partnership with Coralie Belman, CTM and president of Coralium Consulting, ACTA is offering its members an Anti-Spam resource to help... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

ALBATours’ Winter Italy Program Now on Sale

ALBATours’ Winter Italy Program Now on Sale ALBATours’ winter 2014-2015 program to Italy, including a comprehensive flight schedule with Alitalia, is now live in the system and available to book. Offering affordable and convenient flights out of Toronto to 17 destinations in Italy, the winter program will run from Nov. 1 to March... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators

Last Chance to Win Stampede Trip

Last Chance to Win Stampede Trip Experience the best the west has to offer with a trip to the Calgary Stampede from Anderson Vacations. It’s your last chance to enter to win this exciting prize package including return airfare, three night’s accommodation, and entrance to the rodeo and chuckwagon races. Anderson... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives

SeaWorld Launches Enhanced Mobile App

SeaWorld Launches Enhanced Mobile App SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has introduced new enhancements to its popular park mobile apps, available for iPhone and Android devices. The SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Sesame Place Discovery Guide mobile apps offer new features for a more personalized and interactive experience during a park... more ›
Posted in News

Hotel Zed Mixes New Tech with Retro Vibe

Hotel Zed Mixes New Tech with Retro Vibe Finished with vibrant pops of colour on the outside and a mix of retro and modern features inside, Hotel Zed is set to become Victoria, BC’s hippest hotel and will open this month. The hotel is owned by Accent Inns and has been operating under the name The Blue Ridge Inn since the 1990s.... more ›
Posted in West

‘7th Heaven’ at Napili Kai Beach Resort

‘7th Heaven’ at Napili Kai Beach Resort Maui’s Napili Kai Beach Resort is offering two nights free after a five-night stay in select room categories through June 30. The landmark resort is known for its comfortable accommodations, relaxed, friendly ambiance, and spectacular setting on crescent-shaped Napili Bay. Napili... more ›
Posted in Hawaii

Monitoring The Situation

Operators Hope For Quick Resolution In Thailand

Monitoring The Situation In this week's issue of Travel Courier, Ian Stalker reports that after last week’s military coup in Thailand – aimed at quelling more than half a year of political unrest in the hugely popular Asian country – tour operators offering the destination are hoping that things will quickly... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Bureau Joins Air Canada

Bureau Joins Air Canada Ben Smith, executive vice-president and chief commercial officer at Air Canada, has announced the appointment of Duncan Bureau to the position of vice-president, Global Sales, effective June 9. Bureau succeeds Zeina Gedeon who announced last month that she is leaving the company to pursue... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Appointments
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