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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Discover the Origins of Halloween – in Ireland!

Halloween is Ireland’s Most Ancient Festival

Discover the Origins of Halloween – in Ireland! Halloween is Ireland’s most ancient festival, a potent potion of pagan and Christian meanings, lore and legend. The earliest form was “Samhain,” an end-of-summer festival often known as the Celtic New Year that marked the end of the summer and the harvest and the beginning of the long... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

ACTE Speaks Out

ACTE Speaks Out Last week, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration released research findings highlighting the dangers of placing laptops in checked luggage, recommending against the practice. In addition, the Trump administration announced new security screening rules for US-bound travellers, requiring a... more ›
Posted in News

Goway to Pay Visa Fees for Brazil-Bound Globetrotters

Goway to Pay Visa Fees for Brazil-Bound Globetrotters Whether heading to samba the night away or marvel at Iguassu Falls, Goway is picking up the bill for visa fees for clients travelling to Brazil. Throughout November, Goway is offering Brazil-bound travellers a credit to offset the cost of the country’s hefty visa fee. A political tool... more ›
Posted in Specials, Tour Operators

Know What’s Happening at the New EventsCalendar.ca

Know What’s Happening at the New EventsCalendar.ca It might have a new name, new look, and new features, but EventsCalendar.ca (formerly ClearingCalendar.ca) is still the only resource you need for travel and tourism event listings and information in Canada. Just in time for the busy fall season, the calendar has been redesigned with... more ›
Posted in News

Travelport to Offer Hertz’s Full Inventory and Rates

Travelport to Offer Hertz’s Full Inventory and Rates Travelport has signed a new agreement with The Hertz Corporation that gives Travelport’s online, offline and corporate customers access to Hertz’s full worldwide inventory of rental vehicle rates, including its popular prepaid rates found on Hertz.com and the Hertz mobile... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, News, Travel Agents

TravelBrands Awards 100,000 Loyalty Rewards Points

TravelBrands Awards 100,000 Loyalty Rewards Points TravelBrands has awarded its sixth prize of 100,000 loyalty points as part of its latest agent contest – to Pat Garcia from CAA Travel in Welland, Ont. “Booking long stays through Access is a breeze,” says Garcia. “Not having to wait 48 hours for a quote is great. I can get immediate... more ›
Posted in Contests, Tour Operators

UNIGLOBE Travel Asia Pacific Appointment

UNIGLOBE Travel Asia Pacific Appointment David Hughes has been named managing director, UNIGLOBE Travel (Asia Pacific). Hughes will be working with the team at UNIGLOBE Travel HQ in Vancouver, to expand its Asia Pacific footprint and increase multi-national networking opportunities for the specialty brand, Global... more ›
Posted in Appointments

It’s All About Choice

Air Canada Flying Into The Future With Launch Of Branded Fares

It’s All About Choice One of the first things that Virgilio Russi will tell you about Air Canada's launch of Branded Fares is that it's a “good news story” that's “going to have a big impact” for Air Canada, for its distribution partners and for their customers. In this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Travel Agents

All Fore Fun In Jamaica

Annual Sandals, Baxter Canadian Travel Industry Golf Tournament A Success

All Fore Fun In Jamaica After two days of golfing, no shortage of Red Stripe and Appleton Rum, and special appearances by the likes of Bert and Ernie, and Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, the 23rd annual Canadian Travel Industry Golf Tournament presented by Baxter Travel Media and Sandals Resorts wrapped... more ›
Posted in News

Transat to Sell Jonview Canada

Transat to Sell Jonview Canada Transat A.T. Inc. has signed an agreement for the sale of its wholly owned business unit Jonview Canada, the country’s leading incoming tour operator, for $44 million to Japanese multinational H.I.S. Co. Ltd., which specializes in travel distribution. The transaction is subject to the... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators
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