Cruise Line Unveils New Brand Identity, Several New Initiatives
Holland America Line (HAL) is set to make a splash in the cruise industry with a new brand identity and tagline – “Holland America Line, Savor The Journey.”
HAL president Orlando Ashford (pictured) made the announcement at a special press event at The Explorers Club in New York... more ›
Etihad Airways Marks 10th Anniversary of Service To Canada
Etihad Airways marked a major milestone in its history last night (Oct. 30, 2015), celebrating 10 years of service to Canada and doing it in style.
The Abu Dhabi-based carrier hosted about 100 travel trade VIPs, along with representatives from its codeshare and equity partner airlines, such as... more ›
Karisma Hotels & Resorts celebrated the official launch of the third annual Canadian Beef Culinary Series in Toronto last night (Oct. 29) with a VIP dinner for travel agents presented with Air Canada Vacations (ACV).
The Canadian Beef Culinary Series, a partnership between Karisma Hotels... more ›
More Than $8,500 Raised During Transat's Sun Academies
Kudos to all the agents and other travel trade types who helped Transat raise over $8,500 for SOS Children's Villages during its recent Sun Academies.
SOS Children's Villages is the world's largest charity dedicated to the welfare of orphaned and abandoned children.
In exchange for a... more ›
Operator Rewarding Agents With Holiday Season Incentive
Alright, stay calm, but the countdown is on … there's only 57 days … that's 8 weekends … to get your holiday season shopping done.
Well, to ease some of the stress that always arrives with the holiday season, Trafalgar has launched a Holiday Gift Card Incentive for agents.
There are... more ›
Carrier Set To Add Non-Stop Flights To Korean Destination
Beginning June 17, 2016, Air Canada will launch a new year-round, daily non-stop service between Toronto's Pearson International Airport and Seoul, Korea's Incheon International Airport.
The addition of Seoul is part of Air Canada's ongoing expansion of its international services and to... more ›
River Cruise Specialist Unveils Details Of New Program
Scenic has unveiled the details of its new reward program for Canadian travel agents, Scenic Rewards.
Under the program, Canadian agents will earn points with every Scenic trip they book. Points earned through Scenic Rewards can then be redeemed for gift cards from more than 200 select... more ›
WestJet Adds New Lift From Abbotsford
WestJet has launched twice-weekly service from Abbotsford to Las Vegas, marking the 12th Canadian city with non-stop WestJet service to The Entertainment Capital of the World.
John Weatherill, director, network and schedule planning for WestJet, said: “With more than 80 weekly flights from a... more ›
Travel Industry Veteran Set To Take On New Role In December
Wow! Never saw this coming!
As reported in Press Today Breaking News yesterday, travel industry veteran, Michael Friisdahl will be leaving his job as president and CEO of Air Canada's Leisure Group to take over as the president and chief executive office of Maple Leaf Sports &... more ›
Vacation.com Adds Over 270 New Agencies In North America
Vacation.com reports that over 270 agencies have recently joined the organization. The new member agencies include over 200 in the United States and close to 70 in Canada.
Member agencies have the opportunity to take advantage of benefits and programs that help them inspire their clients and... more ›