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Monthly Archives: May 2017

TICO Election Ballots Sent Out

TICO Election Ballots Sent Out The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) has mailed out election ballots to registrants. The election is for one three-year retail position on the TICO board of directors. The five eligible candidates on the ballot are: Romeo Cuter, Worldview Travel (Canada) Inc., Toronto; Carl... more ›
Posted in News

Goway Continues to Donate Funds for Rhino Conservation

Goway Continues to Donate Funds for Rhino Conservation Goway Travel has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainable tourism at Indaba 2017, Africa’s largest travel trade show held in Durban, South Africa. The company’s marketing manager Adam Hodge, Africa and Middle East general manager Kirsty Perring, and Groups Team Leader Ayesha Colquhoun... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

Agent Incentive

Agent Incentive Agents can now earn Petro-Canada gift cards based off of their TravelBrands bookings. For every five car rentals booked through Access, agents will receive a free card valued at $25. The offer applies to new bookings made between May 15 and June 30. It is applicable for travel at any time... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators

Signature Offers Agents 10X STAR Points

Signature Offers Agents 10X STAR Points Through July 7, Signature Vacations is offering agents the opportunity to earn 10X STAR Agent Reward Points that convert into cash, for all fall and winter bookings at any property of RIU Hotels and Resorts, Palladium Hotels & Resorts, and Karisma Hotels & Resorts. Avid beach goers... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators

Always A Surprise

Diverse Mexico City's Offers Visitors New Adventures

Always A Surprise Mirta Rodriguez Arechiga says those who will be visiting her hometown of Mexico City are certain to find traffic congestion – along with wonderful museums, great nightlife, upscale hotels and a thriving cultural scene, reports Ian Stalker in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. The... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

WestJet Encore Gets New President

WestJet Encore Gets New President WestJet has announced that Charles Duncan has been named as the new head of WestJet Encore, WestJet's regional airline. “Charles is a proven leader with extensive experience in operations, commercial and general management for global airlines,” said Gregg Saretsky, WestJet president and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Appointments

A First For Juneyao

A First For Juneyao Juneyao Airlines has become the first airline to expand the Star Alliance network as a Connecting Partner. Under the Alliance’s partnership concept, the Shanghai-based airline now offers Star Alliance passengers new transfer opportunities at either of Shanghai’s two airports - Pudong... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Big Numbers For WTM

Big Numbers For WTM The World Travel Market Portfolio is set to smash last year's achievement of $7 billion worldwide industry deals after posting impressive visitor increases at its recent 2017 events -- WTM Latin America, WTM Africa and Arabian Travel Market. All three events, which took place this spring, have... more ›
Posted in Events, News

More From Emerald Waterways

More From Emerald Waterways Emerald Waterways has upped the ante in 2018, adding 17 new EmeraldACTIVE excursions and programs for passengers on nine of its most popular European itineraries. With the growing popularity of river cruising – on that's catching on with younger travellers – Emerald Waterways introduced... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Globus Steps It Up In Europe

Globus Steps It Up In Europe Stéphanie Bishop, managing director for the Globus family of brands in Canada, has unveiled the details of a new and convenient service for Canadian agents – the company can now provide port transfers for big-ship cruises in conjunction with a Monograms City Getaway or a Globus/Cosmos... more ›
Posted in Tour Operators, Travel Agents