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Monthly Archives: April 2017

New Destinations, Agent Incentives Highlight ACV Launch

New Destinations, Agent Incentives Highlight ACV Launch It was all about the travel agent last night (April 27) as Air Canada Vacations (ACV) officially launched its “Go Canada” and “Europe Your Way” product lines at a launch in Toronto. At the event, attended by about 250 agents, attendees were treated to a trade show, dinner and... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

San Antonio, Air Canada Celebrate

San Antonio, Air Canada Celebrate A delegation of San Antonio tourism officials are in Toronto this week to promote Texas' “City of the Alamo” and new daily, direct Air Canada service beginning May 1 from Toronto. “This is a first and we're very excited,” Dave Krupinski, of Visit San Antonio, told PressToday. “This... more ›
Posted in News

Star-Struck In Hilton Head

Star-Struck In Hilton Head Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, may leave visitors a little star-struck. The destination was developed as vacation retreat in the 1950s, “planned as a perfect blend of resorts and nature,” Charlie Clark, spokeswoman for the Hilton Head Island Chamber of Commerce, said during a... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

Life Elevated in Utah

Life Elevated in Utah From the Mighty 5 National Parks to experiencing the “greatest snow on earth,” representatives from The Utah Office of Tourism and partners from the state stopped in Toronto last night (April 27) to showcase the destination dubbed a lovechild between Colorado and Arizona. “Tourism... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

NCL Takes Delivery of Joy

NCL Takes Delivery of Joy Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of Norwegian Joy, the brand’s 15th ship and the first custom-designed for the Chinese cruise market. At 167,725–gross-tons and accommodating 3,883 guests, Norwegian Joy is the second ship in the line’s Breakaway-Plus class and features amenities... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

ACTA Ontario To Tee It Up July 6

ACTA Ontario To Tee It Up July 6 Fore! The ACTA Ontario 29th Annual Golf Tournament will be held July 6 at Piper’s Heath Golf Club in Milton. According to officials, this is a special year as ACTA celebrates its 40th Anniversary and partners for the third year with title sponsor – The Air Canada group of companies (Air... more ›
Posted in Events, News

Globus Winners

Globus Winners The Globus family of brands has announced the first two winners of its online booking contest – Shammi Rathwell of Ixtapa Travel in Saskatoon and Murielle Pharand of CruiseShip Centers in Thunder Bay. Each have won a $150 gift card (and their clients enjoy a $25 per person discount off... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators

It Is All About You!

Travel Courier Celebrates Travel Agent Day 2017

It Is All About You! The first Wednesday in May is now known across the industry as Travel Agent Day, a day in recognition of the trade. The annual affair, which this year takes place on May 3, is cause for celebrating the hard work travel advisers do each and every day, reports Ann Ruppenstein in this week's... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

Sunwing Launch – What An Experience!

Travel Courier Teams Up With Operator To Put Agents In The Spotlight

Sunwing Launch – What An Experience! There's no disputing that Bonaire is a new destination for the Sunwing Travel Group. The company held a Toronto show Wednesday night (April 27) updating travel agents on what's new for both Sunwing and Signature Vacations, with Lorraine Brisbois, Sunwing Travel Group's corporate manager of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Events, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Trafalgar Boosts Europe, Britain Capacity

Trafalgar Boosts Europe, Britain Capacity Trafalgar has introduced extra capacity on 11 of its Europe & Britain departures now available to book for the 2017 season, making it even easier for agents to secure clients’ vacation plans. This includes the tour operator's “Spring off to Europe” flight offer featuring a $400 per... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators