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Monthly Archives: August 2014

AC Picks Smith For New Post

AC Picks Smith For New Post Air Canada has named Benjamin Smith to the new role of president, passenger airlines. He was previously executive vice-president and chief commercial officer. The move is part of AC's organizational re-alignment that takes effect on Sept. 1, 2014. In addition to his current responsibilities,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Appointments, News

Boomerang’s ‘South Pacific Extravaganza’ Is Back

Boomerang’s ‘South Pacific Extravaganza’ Is Back During September, Boomerang Tours will host a “South Pacific Extravaganza” trade show, with stops across the country. Visiting eight cities between Sept. 15 and Sept. 25, the experts at Boomerang will be joined by tourism boards from New Zealand, Tahiti, Fiji, the Cook Islands, Samoa and... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators

Let’s Meet In The Sunshine State

Let’s Meet In The Sunshine State VISIT FLORIDA’s Meetings team has launched two new publications – the Florida Meetings magazine and Florida Meetings eNewsletter – that provide ideas, inspiration and resources for hosting meetings and events in the Sunshine State. The focus with these products is to give meeting... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Florida

Etihad Enhances A380, 787 Dreamliner Service

Etihad Enhances A380, 787 Dreamliner Service Etihad Airways has reaffirmed its commitment to start Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December, with additional flights on sale this week for both aircraft and an extensive pilot training program now underway. During its first year of operations, the Airbus A380 will be... more ›
Posted in Airlines

Prepare for take off

Sunwing adds Buffalo gateway

Prepare for take off In this week's digital edition of Travel Courier, staff writer Ian Stalker reports that the Sunwing Travel Group says it doesn't expect any rush by this country's tour operators to send people south from US airports following its announcement that Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Vacations will... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

AA Fares Gone From Orbitz

US Airways Fares Come Off On September 1

AA Fares Gone From Orbitz American Airlines' fares are no longer on consumer sites powered by Orbitz. AA's fares were withdrawn yesterday and the airline indicated that US Airways' fares will come off Orbitz's consumer web sites on Sept. 1, 2014. The carrier noted that corporate clients that use Orbitz for Business to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology

Fairmont Bolsters Its Presence In Eastern China

Fairmont Bolsters Its Presence In Eastern China Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced the development of a new hotel in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, Eastern China. Fairmont Suzhou, scheduled to open in 2018, will join the company's growing portfolio of luxury hotels and residences in China. Fairmont Suzhou will feature 390... more ›
Posted in Hotels

Keel Laid For HAL’s Newest

Keel Laid For HAL’s Newest Holland America Line (HAL) celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class ship on Aug. 22 at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. A 680-ton block was lowered by crane into the yard’s building dock, marking the official beginning of construction. The... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Let’s Talk Travel

Let’s Talk Travel Let’s Talk Travel will be revisiting cities in Southern Ontario for the 14th year. Participating in the event are Cruise Strategies, Universal Orlando, DeNureTours, Visit Myrtle Beach, Turks & Caicos Tourist Board, Tourcan Vacations, Scenic Tours, Jordan Tourism and Alio. Cities... more ›
Posted in News

Win a Trip to the Dominican Republic with Transat

Win a Trip to the Dominican Republic with Transat Transat Holidays and the Dominican Republic Tourist Board are whisking one lucky agent and a guest away to the 4.5 star Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana for an all-inclusive holiday. This one-week vacation includes accommodation, flights and transfers, all meals and drinks, nightly... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators
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