Monthly Archives: August 2014

Enhanced Functionality

Galileo Vacations Helps Canadian Agents Increase Sales

Enhanced Functionality Travelport is partnering with Softvoyage to offer enhanced functionality for its Galileo vacations booking engine. Now Travelport-connected agents have immediate access to the powerful and free TripBook and TripSearch tools — available through Travelport — which will make it even easier for... more ›
Posted in News, Technology, Travel Agents

Discovering The Wonders Of India

Discovering The Wonders Of India The director of India Tourism, Toronto says his sprawling homeland's diversity ensures that those that explore it will continually come across new experiences. “One life is not enough to visit the whole of India,” Anil Oraw told a Toronto audience Wednesday. Each Indian jurisdiction... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Vision Acquires Globetrotter

Vision Acquires Globetrotter Vision Travel Solutions has acquired Globetrotter Travel. The announcement that the Edmonton landmark agency was becoming part of Vision was made by Michael Broadhurst, executive vice-president of Vision Travel Solutions. Globetrotter was established in 1956, making it one of the city’s... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

Plan, Explore, Share the Hong Kong Way

Plan, Explore, Share the Hong Kong Way Plan, explore, share – these three words introduce the new “My HK Guide,” a web-based service at where those planning a trip to Hong Kong can read about the region’s many offerings and plan their entire itinerary. The site, created by the Hong... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

End Of Summer Deals To OZ

End Of Summer Deals To OZ There’s still time to catch special pricing to Australia with Air New Zealand, in an end-of-summer partnership campaign by the airline and Tourism Australia. Between them, they are offering a fare of $1,578 to any one of six cities in Australia from Vancouver, via Air New Zealand’s hub in... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Specials, Tourism Organizations

Book Early, Get More

Transat, Nolitours Unveil Sun Promotions

Book Early, Get More Transat Holidays and Nolitours are making the sun shine a little brighter these days with their 2014-2015 Sun Promotions. The Sun Promotion offer is valid on bookings made by Sept. 30, for travel between Dec. 18, 2014 and April 30, 2015. The operators' early booking promotions offer... more ›
Posted in Specials, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

An Instant Rebate From Sunquest

An Instant Rebate From Sunquest Sunquest is offering a $200 per couple instant rebate on all Parnassus Resorts packages. The offer is effective immediately and available for a limited time, It's valid on all new bookings made between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3, 2014, and applies to any departure date, from any Canadian gateway... more ›
Posted in Resorts, Specials, Tour Operators

Air Canada Hosts The Trade

Boeing 787 Will Be A Game Changer For AC

Air Canada Hosts The Trade Air Canada hosted a selected group of travel trade types in Toronto last night (Aug. 27, 2014) to thank them for their support and to encourage them to continue to sell the airline's products. On hand for the event were some top AC executives that included its vice-president, global sales,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Cuba Cruise Secures Transat Flights

Second Season To Offer 'Sky-to-Sea' Vacation Packages

Cuba Cruise Secures Transat Flights Cuba Cruise is launching its second season with a holiday package that combines convenient charter flights, airport transfers and seven-night circumnavigation cruise, available direct from the operator. According to officials, the hassle-free “Sky-to-Sea” package rivals any Cuban resort... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Sabre Reviewing Options

Sabre Reviewing Options Sabre Corporation is exploring strategic options, including a potential sale, for its business unit. “ is an iconic brand and an innovative marketer whose legendary ads reinforce what makes spontaneous travel so fun and exciting – and sometimes a little... more ›
Posted in News