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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Leisure, Business Travel Trends Continue to Merge: CWT

Leisure, Business Travel Trends Continue to Merge: CWT The lines between leisure and business travel continue to merge as more tools and apps are translating across all parts of the travel industry, a Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) report shows. Business travellers are continuing to adopt new tools and apps inspired by the leisure travel and... more ›
Posted in News

Porter To Pay $150,000 for Violating Anti-Spam Law

Porter To Pay $150,000 for Violating Anti-Spam Law The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) reports that Porter Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay $150,000 as part of an undertaking for alleged violations of Canada's anti-spam legislation. Once made aware of the investigation by the CRTC, it's reported that Porter... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Baha Mar Files for Chapter 11 Protection

Baha Mar Files for Chapter 11 Protection The developer of the mega Baha Mar resort and casino complex in The Bahamas has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, initiated “in order to complete construction and open Baha Mar as soon as practicable.” According to a release, the board of directors determined that due to the... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts

Sunwing Commences 787 Amsterdam Service

Sunwing Commences 787 Amsterdam Service Sunwing Airlines' first Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights began this past weekend (June 27). Only available on the carrier's twice weekly service from Toronto to Amsterdam, flights will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays until Sept. 2. Sunwing officials say Amsterdam is strategically positioned... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations

Princess, Cunard Enhance Air Booking Tool

Princess, Cunard Enhance Air Booking Tool Princess Cruises and Cunard Line are introducing new and enhanced features to Princess eZAir and Cunard CompleteAir, making airline travel easier to search, navigate and book for travel consultants. The new design – now live – offers agents improved functionality to select departure and... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Rocky Mountaineer Canada Day Giveaway

Rocky Mountaineer Canada Day Giveaway In celebration of Canada Day, Rocky Mountaineer is giving travel agents the chance to win three daily prizes like an iPad Mini, GoPro Hero, iPod Shuffle, Nikon digital camera, Yurbud Earbuds and iTunes and Starbucks gift cards. Enter the giveaway and trivia question at http://bit.ly/1GLixmE... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Rail

American Express Appoints New Canadian GM

American Express Appoints New Canadian GM American Express Global Business Travel has announced the appointment of Jacinthe Ladouceur as vice-president and general manager of Canada. Ladouceur will report to Kevin Carey, senior vice-president and head of Americas Region, American Express Global Business Travel, and serve as a member... more ›
Posted in Appointments

rouge Launches Daily Toronto-Abbotsford Flights

rouge Launches Daily Toronto-Abbotsford Flights Air Canada rouge has launched daily service between Toronto and Abbotsford, BC. “Air Canada now offers the only non-stop flights between eastern Canada and Abbotsford, the largest municipality in BC's Fraser Valley Regional District. Our Abbotsford flights seamlessly connect at our largest... more ›
Posted in West

Brandman to Rep The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Brandman to Rep The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua The Brandman Agency reports that The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is the newest addition to its worldwide luxury travel and lifestyle portfolio. Located on Maui’s pristine North Shore, this oceanfront resort envelops guests into traditional Hawaiian culture and lush tropical... more ›
Posted in Hawaii

Saint Lucia Prizes Piton Winners

Saint Lucia Tourist Board Pays Tribute to Top Agents

Saint Lucia Prizes Piton Winners The Saint Lucia Tourist Board clearly prizes those worthy of awards. The board recently feted five Canadian travel agents and more than 20 American ones who won a Piton Award, a tribute to agents particularly appreciated by the destination. The winning agents were hosted on the island June... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News
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