Monthly Archives: October 2014

A New Connection

Air Canada, Concur TripLink Unveil Corporate Initiative

A New Connection Bellevue, Washington-headquartered, Concur has unveiled details of a new partnership with Air Canada during its Fusion Exchange event in Toronto earlier this week. The new partnership will see the spend management solutions and services provider working with the airline to develop and enable... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Travel Agents

A Landmark Agreement

Air Canada Welcomes Ratification Of Pilots's Deal

A Landmark Agreement Air Canada is welcoming the confirmation by the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) that its members have ratified a landmark agreement on collective agreement terms for 10 years. Calin Rovinescu, president and CEO of Air Canada, said: "This ten-year agreement with the Air Canada Pilots... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Show And Tell

Texas Takes Toronto By Storm

Show And Tell Representatives from a number of Texas destinations – Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, etc. -- were in Toronto this week to meet with travel trade types and update them on a host of new products, developments and services available in the state. Texas Tourism's Debra Bustos was... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Ready For Action

Tourism Ireland Pick Welch As New Canadian Marketing Manager

Ready For Action Tourism Ireland has picked Dana Welch as its new marketing manager for Canada. Welch, who replaces Jayne Shackleford, has 9 years experience in strategic marketing. She was most recently senior marketing manager at Cineplex Entertainment. In her new role, Welch will be responsible for... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Destinations, News

More Than Enabled

Ensemble Celebrates Expertise Of Its Members, Partners

More Than Enabled It was quite a celebration at Ensemble Travel Group's 2014 international conference in Palm Springs, with over 900 participants – members, partners and others – listening as the group's co-president, Lindsay Pearlman observed: “We’re here today to celebrate your collective expertise and... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Taking The Initiative

UNICEF, Finnair, Amadeus Team Up To Help Out

Taking The Initiative Finnair, UNICEF and Amadeus, have joined forces to benefit the world’s most underprivileged children. Passengers now have the opportunity to make a donation to UNICEF and support education for children in Asia when booking their flights on the Finnair web site at The... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Tourism Organizations

IATA Introduces Aviation Cyber Security Toolkit

IATA Introduces Aviation Cyber Security Toolkit The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched its Aviation Cyber Security Toolkit which helps the air transport industry, including airlines, airports and air traffic management, to identify, assess and mitigate, among others, cyber risks in IT infrastructure across their... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Sabre, SAA Sign Multi-Year Deal

GDS Gets Access To An Important New Market

Sabre, SAA Sign Multi-Year Deal South African Airways has signed a new multi-year agreement that will see it make all of its airfares and inventory available in the Sabre global distribution system. The deal gives Sabre travel agencies and corporations globally access to SAA's full range of fares, schedules and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

California’s Great America Package

California’s Great America Package California's Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is winding down its summer offerings with the “Great America” package, available through Nov. 2. Designed for those who want the ultimate in convenience to one of California’s most celebrated amusement parks, the package features a guest room for... more ›
Posted in West

South Pacific Savings

Goway Offers Deals On Trio Of Vacation Trips

South Pacific Savings Goway Travel is introducing a new vacation escape to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. Visit Sydney, Auckland - the ‘City of Sails,’ and relax afterwards with a free stopover in Fiji – all the while saving up to $1,100 per couple. This 12 day package is priced from CDN$2,849 and includes... more ›
Posted in Specials, Tour Operators, Travel Agents