Monthly Archives: June 2018

Experiencing The Wonders Of Dresden

Experiencing The Wonders Of Dresden While Dresden is steeped in tradition, it is constantly evolving and reinventing itself. Here we uncover some of the many reasons why the German city may be a good fit for clients, writes assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's Travel Courier cover story. Standing on the... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Celebrating Collette’s Centennial

Celebrating Collette’s Centennial Over the last century, Collette has certainly come a long way from offering jitney rides to escorting travellers on one-of-a-kind trips across all seven continents. “Many people have asked us how did we get to 100 years? Let me tell you what I know,” says Dan Sullivan Jr., the CEO of... more ›
Posted in News

It’s Broken, So Fix It

New Study Confirms NACC's View That User-Pay Model Hurts Consumers

It’s Broken, So Fix It Following the release of the Montreal Economic Institute's “Air Transport: High Taxes and Fees Penalize Travellers” on June 21, the president and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC), Massimo Bergamini said the study “confirms what we have been saying for years and what... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Trends & Research

A Taste Of Thailand

A Taste Of Thailand Thai officials gave those in Toronto's tourism industry some food for thought Thursday. The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thailand's ambassador to this country – Maris Sangiampongsa – hosted tourism officials in downtown Thailand's Pai Northern Thai Kitchen restaurant to among things... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

Get Ready For Summer

Air Canada Adds Three New Domestic Services From BC

Get Ready For Summer Air Canada inaugurated the first of three new, non-stop domestic services from BC communities with the departure of AC1976 from Kamloops to Toronto yesterday. Today, the carrier is inaugurating new non-stop seasonal services from Victoria to Montreal and from Nanaimo to Toronto. The new... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

“Fall For Beaches”

Exclusive Offer For Families At Any Beaches Resort

“Fall For Beaches” Beaches Resorts is offering families an exclusive Fall offer that allows them to choose between two complimentary signature on-property experiences. For all new bookings of seven nights or longer at Beaches Negril, Beaches Ocho Rios and Beaches Turks & Caicos made now (and until further... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts, Specials

New Home For Flair Airlines

New Home For Flair Airlines Flair Airlines says that following extensive analysis, it will build on the success of Edmonton International Airport as its Main Transfer Hub and officially establish itself as Edmonton's Hometown Airline. The carrier will continue to expand its network to/from Edmonton by growing its... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Florida Shines At Toronto Event

Florida Shines At Toronto Event VisitFlorida's latest effort to attract Canadians to the state was picture-perfect. The tourism board teamed up with Air Canada Vacations Wednesday on a downtown Toronto promotion that included having multi-media, St. Petersburg, Florida-based mural artist Zulu Painter use spray paint alone... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations

Collette Names Leibl-Cote As Its New President

Collette Names Leibl-Cote As Its New President Collette has named Jaclyn Leibl-Cote as its new president. In her new role, Leibl-Cote will work alongside her father, Dan Sullivan, Jr., CEO of Collette, for the next several years. She will then become his successor and the third generation of the Sullivan family to occupy the role of CEO of... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tour Operators

Something Special From TravelBrands

TravelBrands Specialty, by Exotik Journeys Creates Interactive Contest For Agents

Something Special From TravelBrands From now until July 9, 2018, TravelBrands Specialty, by Exotik Journeys, is giving travel agents a chance to win one of three prizes. Prizes include: A $500 allowance on any FAM trip hosted by TravelBrands. $500 in marketing money to help boost agents’ businesses. $250 in... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, Tour Operators