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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Air Canada Confirms Mobile App Data Breach

Approximately 20,000 Users May Have Been Affected, All Accounts Locked

Air Canada Confirms Mobile App Data Breach Air Canada has confirmed that it has locked all of its mobile App accounts due to unusual login behaviour between Aug. 22-24. There are approximately 1.7 million Air Canada mobile App user profiles and an Air Canada investigation determined that approximately 1% or 20,000 profiles may... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Bahia Set For Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine Opening

Bahia Set For Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine Opening Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts – which has all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, Mexico and Spain – has announced the opening for the Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine, the first adults-only hotel under the Grand Bahia Principe brand. Set to welcome guests starting Nov. 1, the... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Resorts

Swoop Introduces Edmonton-Winnipeg Service

Swoop Introduces Edmonton-Winnipeg Service Swoop has launched new direct service four times weekly between Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG). Service begins Oct. 11 and will operate through to April 27, 2019. “This is a welcome addition to our western base of Edmonton,”... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

WOW Introduces Special Fares to India

WOW Introduces Special Fares to India Iceland's WOW air is enticing Canadians to visit India next year with special fares from Toronto and Montreal. One-way trips from January through March 2019 start from $299. According to officials, February and March are a good time to visit India as the weather is not too hot and not too... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Specials

2017 Another Record Year: UNWTO

International Tourist Arrivals Up 7% Worldwide

2017 Another Record Year: UNWTO International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest collection of Tourism Highlights. Growth in arrivals was echoed by a strong increase in exports generated by tourism, which reached US$1.6 trillion... more ›
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AC Race Scavenger Hunt Hits Universal Orlando

AC Race Scavenger Hunt Hits Universal Orlando “What we’re doing today, you should never recommend to clients,” Beth Fleeton, sales manager - Canada for Universal Orlando Resort announced ahead of outlining the next challenge in this year's edition of the Air Canada Race presented in partnership with Experience Kissimmee. Whereas... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

ACV Launches Carnival Agent Contest

ACV Launches Carnival Agent Contest Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has launched an exclusive Carnival Cruise Line Travel Agent cruise contest. Book your clients on Carnival between Aug. 27 and Sept. 16 and get a chance to win your own “Cruise and Flight Package” for two. The promotion is valid for sailings taken by March 31,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, Tour Operators

Emirates Marks New Toronto Service With Discount

Emirates Marks New Toronto Service With Discount As of Aug. 18, Emirates Airline introduced two additional flights to its Toronto service on Saturdays and Sundays, bringing the airline's total number of weekly frequencies from three to five (except Tuesdays and Thursdays) – an additional 65% capacity increase on the route. Both flights... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Specials

Sunwing Foundation Helps Out in Jamaica

Sunwing Foundation Helps Out in Jamaica As part of Sunwing Foundation’s Flying Start initiative, Sunwing has partnered with Sisters Keeper Elite Basketball to give kids in Jamaica a summer camp experience and help them get ready for school by providing them with backpacks filled with school supplies. The event took place during... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Unique Vacations Expands Canadian Team

Unique Vacations Expands Canadian Team Unique Vacations Canada has announced the appointment of two new members to its outside sales team. Both new team members will be based in Western Canada to work closely with travel agents, tour operators and tourist board partners in their respective regions. Evan Chicheluk has been... more ›
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