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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Florida Under Tropical Storm Watch

Florida Under Tropical Storm Watch Florida governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in every county within the state of Florida in preparation for Tropical Storm Erika. The storm -- which has already wreaked havoc in parts of the Caribbean and especially Dominica -- is currently located in the north-eastern... more ›
Posted in Florida, News

Tropical Storm Erika Could Affect Punta Cana Flights

Tropical Storm Erika Could Affect Punta Cana Flights Air Canada and Air Canada Express are advising that flights to, from or connecting through Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, may be delayed or cancelled tomorrow (Aug. 28) due to a tropical storm, Erika. Air Canada has revised its ticketing policy for customers booked on affected flights to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

CLIA Campaign Puts Spotlight On Cruise Planning

Agents Offered Tools, Tips and Selling Techniques

CLIA Campaign Puts Spotlight On Cruise Planning October has been declared National Plan a Cruise Month. And to help promote the cruise industry, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has launched a multi-dimensional campaign featuring numerous cruise vacation offers – from chances to win a cruise each day of the month to cruise... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Call For Entries

2015 HAC Hall of Fame Awards of Excellence

Call For Entries The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is now accepting entries for the 2015 Hall of Fame Awards of Excellence. The Hall of Fame Awards program continues the Association’s tradition of acknowledging the strong standards and values of those involved in and with the lodging industry. The... more ›
Posted in Hotels

Etihad Teams Up With Ten Group

Etihad Teams Up With Ten Group Travellers flying in Etihad Airways' The Residence onboard the airline's Airbus A380 fleet will soon have the services of a specially trained butler. To meet the unique needs of these travellers, Etihad has teamed up with global concierge service provider Ten Group. Ten Group will provide... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

ACV Winners

ACV Winners Air Canada Vacations has named the winners of its recent “Very Vegas Contest” which encouraged agents to book packages to the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Sandra Gunnarson from the Lodging Company in British Columbia, Heather Walker from SellOffVacations.com in Alberta,... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators

Prince Has ‘Half Off Hawaii’ Special

Prince Has ‘Half Off Hawaii’ Special Prince Resorts has introduced fall shoulder season specials, offering travellers guaranteed ocean views and up to 50% off several of its properties. Specials include: Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club (Oahu): Rates start at US$199 plus taxes per night for an Oceanfront Marina... more ›
Posted in Hawaii

G Adventures Partners With Merit

Move Designed to Grow Adventure Travel Niche in Canada

G Adventures Partners With Merit G Adventures and Merit Travel have launched a new partnership designed to help grow the adventure travel niche in Canada. Effective Sept. 1, Toronto-based G Adventures will be the only small-group adventure travel supplier that Merit Travel – which includes Travel Cuts among its brands –... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Waiting For The Plane

SkyGreece Cancels More Flights

Waiting For The Plane SkyGreece Airlines' problems continue. The carrier announced more flight cancellations this week, including yesterday's (Aug. 26) Athens-Zagreb-Toronto flight and today's (Aug. 27) Toronto-Budapest-Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki-Budapest-Toronto flights. Last week, the carrier delayed all... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Lujure, the New Face of Total Vacations

Lujure, the New Face of Total Vacations Total Vacations is making a move that will not only serve luxury travellers, but also help the pocket books of travel agents. Known for its unique destinations and “à la carte” vacation experiences, Total Vacations, a division of Red Label Vacations Inc., has introduced a re-brand under... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts, Tour Operators
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