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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Making The Connections

Vacation.com, Travelport Working To Help Agents Succeed

Making The Connections In this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press, Ann Ruppenstein reports on Vacation.com's 18th International Conference and Trade Show that was held in Hollywood, Florida last week, while Bob Mowat sits down with Travelport America's group vice-president & managing director to talk... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

rouge Inaugurates Toronto-Prague Service

rouge Inaugurates Toronto-Prague Service The arrival of flight AC1922 from Toronto-Pearson at Václav Havel Airport Prague yesterday (May 30) marked the beginning of Air Canada rouge's expansion into Central Europe this summer. The seasonal service operates three times a week. “We are pleased to add Prague, one of Europe's most... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations

CLIA Offers Agents Free Livestreams From Cruise360

CLIA Offers Agents Free Livestreams From Cruise360 Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) will offer travel agents who are unable to attend Cruise360 in Vancouver the opportunity to view the general sessions via livestream. On June 2, 3 and 4, these sessions will be aired live on CLIA Cruise TV for CLIA members to access. General... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Transat Introduces ‘Early Birds’ Promotion

Transat Introduces ‘Early Birds’ Promotion Transat has launched an “Early Birds Fly South” promotion, inviting travellers to benefit from reduced rates on flights to the South, Florida and Europe departing between Nov. 1 and April 30, 2017. Following the success of a January seat sale on summer flights, Air Transat is now giving... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Specials

Delta Launches Toronto-Salt Lake City Service

Delta Launches Toronto-Salt Lake City Service Delta Air Lines has launched daily year-round flights between Toronto Pearson International Airport and its hub at Salt Lake City International Airport. Flights are operated using 132-seat Airbus A319 aircraft, featuring 12 First Class seats and 18 Delta Comfort+ seats. “Service to Salt... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations

Signature Doubles Early Booking Incentive

Signature Doubles Early Booking Incentive Signature Vacations is offering travellers the chance to reserve their next beach getaway in advance with zero deposit, as well as take advantage of a “Price Drop Guarantee” allowing them to benefit from extra early bird pricing on all-inclusive packages departing between Dec. 21 and Oct.... more ›
Posted in Resorts, Specials, Tour Operators

Emirates, Amadeus Renew Full Content Deal

Emirates, Amadeus Renew Full Content Deal   Emirates and Amadeus have renewed their distribution agreement to ensure that the airline’s full inventory of fares and flights is made available to Amadeus-connected travel agencies and travellers worldwide. The deal means that Emirates content is made available to the world’s... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

Salute! Cunard Takes Vintage Wines to Sea

Unique collection Includes the US$4,500 Screaming Eagle

Salute! Cunard Takes Vintage Wines to Sea Cunard recently celebrated National Wine Day by announcing that passengers aboard the newly rejuvenated flagship Queen Mary 2 will now be able to indulge in a unique collection of 450 fine wines, including the highly sought after California Screaming Eagle at US$4,500 per bottle – which is to... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

AC Flies 300 Firefighters From Johannesburg to Edmonton

AC Flies 300 Firefighters From Johannesburg to Edmonton Air Canada flew 300 South African firefighters into Edmonton from Johannesburg, South Africa, over the weekend. The firefighters are from South Africa's Working on Fire Program and will assist in firefighting efforts underway in Northern Alberta. It is the organization's largest-ever... more ›
Posted in Airlines

Visa Processing: More Progress Needed

Visa Processing: More Progress Needed The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) has released its annual report examining recent progress made in the Canadian visitor visa system, as well as ongoing challenges that visa documentation requirements create for the tourism industry. “Gateway to Growth: 2016 Visitor Visa... more ›
Posted in News
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