Halloween is Ireland’s Most Ancient Festival
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
Air Canada Flying Into The Future With Launch Of Branded Fares
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 ›
Annual Sandals, Baxter Canadian Travel Industry Golf Tournament A Success
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 ›
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 ›