Monthly Archives: March 2018

TTC Working to Improve the Lives of Animals

New Partnership Launched With World Animal Protection

TTC Working to Improve the Lives of Animals The Travel Corporation's (TTC) family of brands, including Contiki and Trafalgar, have partnered with World Animal Protection to help ensure their policies and itineraries improve the lives of animals everywhere they travel. World Animal Protection has worked with TTC in reshaping the... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Absolutely Stunning

Canadian Earns Appreciation With Japan

Absolutely Stunning Marta Magdalena Stepien saved her first Japan visit for a reign-y day. And Stepien, Miss International Canada 2017 and Miss Universe Canada 1st RU 2017, was smitten with her last year's visit to the Asian nation and is now serving as a tourism ambassador for the Asian nation. “I'm... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Sunwing Offers Agents A Bonus

Sunwing Offers Agents A Bonus Throughout April, Sunwing is featuring Antigua as its destination of the month and offering agents a 4% bonus commission, in addition to STAR Agent Reward Points on all new bookings to the Caribbean island for departures between May 1 and Oct. 31. Plus, each time an agent makes a booking to... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Destinations, Tour Operators

Carnival Takes Delivery of Horizon

Carnival Takes Delivery of Horizon In a traditional maritime handover ceremony held yesterday at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the new 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, the 26th ship in its fleet. The 3,954-passenger ship will reposition to Barcelona, Spain, where it will... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Globus Guarantees Oberammergau Pricing

Globus Guarantees Oberammergau Pricing Kim Clarke, director of sales with the Globus family of brands, reports that the company is guaranteeing the pricing, in Canadian dollars, of all of its Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 tours – but only when clients are booked by June 5. At the same time, the company has announced that it... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

ACV Connects Montreal And Ireland

ACV Connects Montreal And Ireland Tell your clients to pack their bags and take off aboard Air Canada Vacations' new direct flight to Ireland from Montreal every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday during the summer season, from June 2 to Oct. 13. ACV's Ireland your way 2018 features a range of programs that include the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Quintessentially Mexican

Puerto Vallarta Is Authentically Different

Quintessentially Mexican “Puerto Vallarta, I’m convinced, is the most Mexican beach destination of Mexico,” says Enrique Ramos Flores, Secretary of Tourism for the state of Jalisco, which is home to the popular holiday destination on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. “Riviera Maya/Cancun has beautiful beaches, but it... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News

Lufthansa Brings A350-900 To Vancouver

Lufthansa Brings A350-900 To Vancouver Lufthansa is increasing seat capacity to Canada this year, and Vancouver is leading the charge. YVR will be the first destination in Canada to get services by one of Lufthansa’s new flagship Airbus A350-900 aircraft, which will take the place of an A330. That will give Vancouver an... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Skål Canada Readies For Next Chapter

Skål Canada Readies For Next Chapter Skål Canada president Susan Webb says the professional organization of tourism leaders around the world is ushering in some changes “to become a trusted voice in travel and tourism.” Beyond focusing on networking and doing business with friends, she says the club will provide useful content... more ›
Posted in News

It’s Your Last Chance to Vote!

Agents' Choice Voting Deadline Is April 6

It’s Your Last Chance to Vote! Your vote is your voice, and it's your last chance to be heard! From suppliers and destinations to products and brands, choose your industry favourites in the 19th annual Agents' Choice readership survey. Canadian travel agents who complete the voting ballot ( more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Events, News, Travel Agents