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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Agent Special

Agent Special Travel agents looking for an early winter getaway south of the board can consider a stay at the Pacific Terrace Hotel in San Diego, which now has special industry discounts on offer. A friends and family rate of US$109 per night is available Sundays to Thursdays, and of US$155 on Fridays and... more ›
Posted in West

Still Slow Out Of Chicago

FAA Working To Bring Facility Back To Full Service

Still Slow Out Of Chicago The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that it is working to return the Chicago En Route Center in Aurora, Illinois to full service by Oct. 13, 2014. Air traffic controllers who normally work at the centre are now working at other surrounding FAA air traffic facilities to help... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Fairmont Strengthens Presence in Indonesia

Fairmont Strengthens Presence in Indonesia Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has been appointed to manage an all-suite beachfront resort in Bali, Indonesia. Scheduled to commence operation as Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali by December, it is currently the Regent Bali. The addition to Fairmont’s portfolio comes ahead of the opening of... more ›
Posted in Hotels

Trafalgar Goes Inside the South Pacific

Trafalgar Goes Inside the South Pacific Trafalgar has launched its 2015 Australia and New Zealand brochure, highlighted by seven new “Mini-Stays.” With 15 full itineraries and a five-day Fiji stopover, a Mini-Stay can be added to the beginning or end of an Australia or New Zealand guided vacation. Stays range from two to seven... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

King/Queen For a Day

King/Queen For a Day Helping Toronto-area travel agents get the feeling their guests will get while staying at an Excellence Group property – that of being treated like a king or queen – Transat Holidays invited dozens of agents to Medieval Times for a presentation by its resort partner, followed by dinner and... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators

ACV Has A ‘Dublin Connection’

ACV Has A ‘Dublin Connection’ Fans of the hit HBO television series, Game of Thrones, are sure to take heed of “Dublin Connection,” Air Canada Vacations’ latest special offer to The Emerald Isle where much of the show is filmed. For bookings made by Oct. 31 for travel between Nov. 1 and Feb. 28, 2015, “Dublin... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

Royal Caribbean ‘WOW’ Sale

Royal Caribbean ‘WOW’ Sale Royal Caribbean International has launched its annual “WOW Sale,” available through Oct. 1 and offering onboard credits of up to $200 per stateroom and reservations with a 50% reduced deposit. For all new individual and named group bookings made with required deposit through Oct. 1,... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Specials

Moon Dance Increases Agent Commissions

Moon Dance Increases Agent Commissions Jamaica's Moon Dance Cliffs, a boutique hotel in Negril, is offering 20% commissions for new bookings made for stays between Nov. 1 and Jan. 4, 2015. Moon Dance Cliffs offers scenic accommodations that include 480- to 1,200-square-foot rooms and suites and one-, four- and five-bedroom... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Resorts

Registration Open for CLIA Cruise Week

Annual Promotion Initiates Major Cruise Sales Opportunities

Registration Open for CLIA Cruise Week Cruise Lines International Association has announced the opening of travel agent registration for CLIA Cruise Week, formerly known as National Cruise Vacation Week, to be held Oct. 6-13. The annual promotion is the cruise industry’s largest and most successful cruise promotion with... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Flights Slowly Resuming in Chicago

Flights Slowly Resuming in Chicago Flights are slowly resuming at O'Hare in Chicago after a fire at a suburban air traffic control facility this morning halted flights in and out of the city's two airports, O'Hare and Midway. The fire led to the evacuation of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center in Aurora, about 40... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News
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