Monthly Archives: October 2016

ACV Gears Up For Winter 2016-2017

New Routes, Increased Capacity On The Way

ACV Gears Up For Winter 2016-2017 Air Canada Vacations (ACV) is gearing up for winter with a variety of new routes, increased frequencies and capacity and more exclusive properties. ACV will launch a new route from Montreal to Puerto Vallarta in November which will operate three times a week until April 2017. This December,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

Belize Welcomes WestJet

Belize Welcomes WestJet With Saturday's departure of flight 2604 from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, WestJet officially became the only Canadian carrier to offer direct service to Belize. “Leaving Canada and hitting the beaches in Belize by mid-day is something that Canadian travellers are not used to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations

Sunwing Brings Back ‘STARmillionaire’

Sunwing Brings Back ‘STARmillionaire’ Following the success of its first STARmillionaire incentive (in which Jubilee Travel’s Alexis Parks, pictured, scooped a million STAR points) Sunwing is once again giving agents a chance to become the Sunwing STARmillionaire. Through March 28, 2017, agents who book a group of 10 or more... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators

Goway Invites Snowbirds to Escape to the Algarve

Goway Invites Snowbirds to Escape to the Algarve Goway is looking to help snowbirds beat the cold with the promotion of Portugal’s Algarve, a winter escape away from the crowds of the Caribbean. Goway is offering a 21-night package to Portugal’s South Coast - The Algarve. “We have partnered with a top quality four-star hotel in... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Tour Operators

AMG Enhances trpXpress Platform

AMG Enhances trpXpress Platform American Marketing Group (AMG) has added new technological advancements to its tripXpress platform. The enhanced tripXpress is AMG’s revolutionary content search and booking platform. The program features robust content from preferred suppliers that enables travel agents to build a complex... more ›
Posted in News, Technology

Agents Can Win With Renewed Peru Points Program

Agents Can Win With Renewed Peru Points Program PROMPERU (the Peru Export & Tourism Promotion Board) has renewed its Peru Points program for travel agents. The new program is described as “a fun, dynamic sales companion and training tool to enhance agent's knowledge and improve sales. The platform showcases all new and shareable... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Destinations

RIU Palace Las Americas Wraps Up Reno

RIU Palace Las Americas Wraps Up Reno Signature Vacations is advising agents that the RIU Palace Las Americas in Cancun has officially reopened following a $12 million renovation. Offered exclusively by the tour operator, the resort all-inclusive property is the first under the RIU Hotels and Resorts chain in the Cancun/Riviera... more ›
Posted in Resorts, Tour Operators

WestJet Honours Trade Partners

Fourth Annual Travel Partner Awards Held at Four Seasons Toronto

WestJet Honours Trade Partners WestJet's 4th annual Travel Partner Awards was a funny affair last night (Oct. 27). That's because the airline enlisted a popular improv quartet from Boston to entertain the several hundred travel trade guests from across the country who turned out for the elegant gala at the Four Seasons Hotel... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Air France, KLM Release Winter Schedules

Air France, KLM Release Winter Schedules Air France and KLM have released their winter schedules and will be operating 47 weekly flights between Canada and Europe during the winter season – Oct. 30 through March 25, 2017. Air France will offer 22 weekly flights from Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. The airline will be flying... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Barcelo Updates Hotel Group’s Evolution

Barcelo Updates Hotel Group’s Evolution The Barcelo Hotel Group continued its road show last night (Oct. 27) in Pickering, Ont. to update the travel trade on the group's evolution of its four brands – Royal Hideaway, Barcelo, Occidental and allegro. Rick McCauley, senior director of sales for Barcelo in Canada, told agents that... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News