From Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 2016, 19 travellers were compensated $13,359 through BC's Travel Assurance Fund a result of the closures of BC travel agencies Air-World Tour & Travel Ltd. (based in Surrey) and Skyline Tours Ltd. (Burnaby).
Administered by Consumer Protection BC, the Travel... more ›
PortMiami welcomed Carnival Cruise Line’s newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista, Sunday (Nov. 27) when it arrived to kick off a year-round schedule of six- and eight-day cruises to the Caribbean.
To officially welcome Vista to its Miami homeport, Carnival Vista... more ›
AMResorts continues to expand its Secrets Resorts & Spas brand with the opening of Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa.
The 457-room, adults-only resort, located within the exclusive gated community of Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic, marks a new destination for the AMResorts Collection... more ›
It might be getting colder in Canada, but things are heating up in The Cayman Islands.
With new properties from Kimpton and Margaritaville, the Cayman Islands will be a “new” destination by 2019. Plus, the island nation is an increasingly popular culinary destination offering more than... more ›
Trade Deals Good For Aviation
Global free trade is so good for aviation that airline bosses must have breathed huge sighs of relief when Belgium’s French regions finally signed on to the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA), reports Montreal editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel... more ›
Toronto Agent Urges Industry To Get Involved As Deadline Looms
A Toronto-based travel retailer is urging travel agents across the province to get involved in the updating of Ontario's travel industry act that has been proposed by the provincial government.
But time is short as the deadline to complete the Travel Industry Act Review Survey is Dec. 3,... more ›
ACV Highlights Spotlight Collection From Western Gateways
Air Canada Vacations is showcasing its Spotlight Collection in Western Canada.
The tour company's Spotlight Collection features over 50 properties in Mexico and the Caribbean which are deemed to be ACV’s most popular.
Each resort in the collection offers a variety of exclusive perks... more ›
Softvoyage has introduced several new enhancements to SIREV.
Travel agents enjoy suppliers’ loyalty programs, which reward them for repeat business. SIREV agents can now key in their reward account’s personal identification code in the corresponding field of the... more ›
The Travel Corporation (TTC), parent company of Lion World Travel and 29 other brands, has announced several senior promotions in its adventure division.
Lucille Sive has been promoted to The Travel Corporation Africa Division CEO, and former Contiki president Brad Ford to president of Lion... more ›
Working in co-operation with Denon, Turkish Airlines’ Business class travellers on America-bound flights will now have the possibility to experience a renewed audio experience.
Thanks to this partnership, the audio engineering company will provide a comfortable set of headphones, which are... more ›