Monthly Archives: September 2017

Florida Keys to Reopen Oct. 1

It's Business As Usual At Most Tourism Facilities

Florida Keys to Reopen Oct. 1 The Florida Keys are set to reopen to visitors Oct. 1, following recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma impacted the island chain Sept. 10. While Key Largo and Key West were least affected by the Category 4 storm, not all lodging properties, including RV resorts, and other tourism facilities... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

TL Network Stays In The Lead

TL Network Stays In The Lead It was a day of learning, networking, dinner and prizes as TL Network hosted approximately 130 agents in Toronto yesterday (Sept. 28) during the second of four 2017 Canadian Regionals. The theme of the day was “Stay in the Lead,” an extension of last year's “Take the Lead” theme.... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

Flight Centre Finds A Home For Its Passion

Flight Centre Finds A Home For Its Passion It is a concept that has worked for Flight Centre in other markets around the world, but according to the company's top executives, its newly opened Toronto Travel Centre takes that concept well beyond anything that it has done anywhere else. So get ready for the future. In fact, Flight... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

AC Expands Global Network

New destinations Include Bucharest, Zagreb and Porto

AC Expands Global Network Air Canada has introduced new non-stop services to begin next summer from Toronto and Montreal, including three new destinations in its global network – Bucharest, Zagreb and Porto – and a new route between Montreal and Lisbon. In addition, the airline will enhance existing year-round... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations

The Travel Corporation Celebrates WE Day

The Travel Corporation Celebrates WE Day Travel trade partners were invited to take in an action packed day of inspirational speeches and performances at The 10th annual WE Day Toronto yesterday (Sept. 28) from a private suite at the Air Canada Centre courtesy of The Travel Corporation and WE. The star-studded affair brought together... more ›
Posted in News

Sunwing Launches 2X STAR Agent Reward Promotion

Sunwing Launches 2X STAR Agent Reward Promotion Through Oct. 27, Sunwing is offering agents the opportunity to earn 2X STAR Agent Reward Points for all new bookings to Mexico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. The largest ever 2X STAR points promotion lets agents earn valuable points (that convert to cash) each time they make a new booking... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Tour Operators

Cox & Kings Hosts ‘Chai’ Party

Cox & Kings Hosts ‘Chai’ Party With more than 250 years of discovering the destination, Cox & Kings is truly an expert when it comes to India, the UAE and beyond – uncovering unique travel options within this region including exclusively curated itineraries and programs. Cox & Kings is hosting an industry event... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events

Halloween Horror Nights

Where The Nightmares Never End

Halloween Horror Nights It's scream season at Florida's Universal Orlando where clowns with chainsaws, the infamous Overlook Hotel and all things that go bump in the night come together for this year's Halloween Horror Nights, reports assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. The... more ›
Posted in Florida, News, On The Road Again

Spotlight on Hokkaido

Spotlight on Hokkaido A delegation of 13 officials (including two media) from Japan's Hokkaido region are in Canada this week promoting the northern island and its many tourist offerings. The group, led by Yasuhiko Toda, the mayor of Shiraoi Town, Iburi District in Hokkaido, is making stops in Toronto and... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Transat Gets The Message Out

Transat Gets The Message Out Air Transat has launched its latest advertising campaign, building on a concept introduced last year with the signature “Vacation is Calling.” The campaign includes activations on the Web and social media, as well as on TV, radio, on out-of-home display advertising and in print... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News