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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Vote Now For Your 2019 Agents’ Choice Favourites

April 5 Voting Deadline Is Fast Approaching

Vote Now For Your 2019 Agents’ Choice Favourites Time is ticking as the April 5 voting deadline is fast approaching, so vote now. When you vote for your favourites in the Agents' Choice Readership Survey, you will automatically be entered in a draw to win one of six incredible prizes from our survey sponsors. That's right, all you have... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2019, Airlines, Contests, Cruise, Insurance, News, Tour Operators

Industry Reacts To WOW Air Closing

GlobalData, Intrepid Offer Insights Into Carrier's Shutdown

Industry Reacts To WOW Air Closing In the wake of WOW AIR's shutdown, GlobalData says that the Iceland-based, ultra low cost carrier is just the latest addition to the long list of recent airline closures that come as the result of high fuel prices and overcapacity. The data and analytics company's associate travel and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Trends & Research

Carnival Legend to Sail Extensive European Schedule

Carnival Legend to Sail Extensive European Schedule Carnival Legend will operate Carnival Cruise Line’s most diverse European season to date with nine- to 16-day voyages visiting 34 ports in 14 countries in 2020, including destinations in Norway, Scotland, Ireland, Croatia, Portugal, Greece, Greenland and Iceland. Available through the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, News

Lufthansa’s Flagship A350-900 Coming To Toronto

Lufthansa’s Flagship A350-900 Coming To Toronto When Lufthansa’s Flight LH494 touches down at Toronto’s Pearson Airport on Sunday (March 31), it will mark the first time an Airbus A350-900, which Lufthansa bills as the “world’s most state-of-the-art, long-haul aircraft,” arrives in the city from Europe. Toronto will join a... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

Iberostar Celebrates In Havana With Free Nights

Iberostar Celebrates In Havana With Free Nights   Iberostar Hotels & Resorts will mark the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana by offering up to 500 free nights’ accommodation at its centrally located hotels in the Cuban capital – the Iberostar Grand Packard, Iberostar Parque Central (pictured) and Iberostar Habana... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, Specials

Crystal Unveils New 2019-20 ‘Crystal Getaways’

Crystal Unveils New 2019-20 ‘Crystal Getaways’ Crystal Cruises has unveiled a collection of 16 new “Crystal Getaways” for 2019 and 2020. Sailing aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity and spanning Central America, North America’s Pacific and Gulf coasts, Southeast Asia, China & Japan, the Mediterranean and Caribbean, the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, News

Alitalia Celebrates New Toronto-Rome Service

Alitalia Celebrates New Toronto-Rome Service Fresh off a successful restructuring process, including a new financial deal with Italian railway operator Ferrovie dello Stato, Italian carrier Alitalia is set to launch new Toronto-Rome service. Alitalia officials hosted a celebratory trade luncheon yesterday (March 27) to update all... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

UPDATED – WOW! WOW Air Shuts Down

TICO And OPC Offer Advice To Agents On Carrier's Closing

UPDATED – WOW! WOW Air Shuts Down WOW AIR has shut down its operations, cancelling all of its flights. The Iceland-based, ultra low cost carrier operated flights to Toronto and Montreal here in Canada, as well as to other North American and European destinations from its hub in Reykjavik. In announcing that it was ceasing... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Carnival Initiative Touts Value of Using a Travel Advisor

Carnival Initiative Touts Value of Using a Travel Advisor Carnival Cruise Line has long touted the value of using a travel advisor when booking a cruise vacation, and now that commitment is being intensified through a year-long initiative called WUATA: Why Use A Travel Advisor. Aimed at helping travel professionals attract new clients and deepen... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Travel Agents

Virtuoso Celebrates Canadian Successes

Virtuoso Celebrates Canadian Successes Global luxury travel network Virtuoso enhanced its commitment to the Canadian market by bringing its professional development and celebrated networking to the country this month, allowing 350 of its affiliated advisors and preferred partners to benefit from network advantages closer to... more ›
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