Monthly Archives: June 2019

Bahamas Bound

Find The Perfect Fit For Clients in Nassau And Paradise Island

Bahamas Bound With a record increase in Canadian arrivals, a revitalized room inventory and an uptick in air capacity, travel to Nassau and Paradise Island is booming, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this month's issue of Travel Courier Digital ( Fred Lounsberry, Chief... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tourism Organizations

Moving Ahead

WestJet, Delta Get Competition Bureau Clearance For Joint Venture

Moving Ahead WestJet and Delta Air Lines have received clearance under Canada's Competition Act from the Canadian Competition Bureau (CCB) for their proposed U.S. - Canada transborder joint venture. The CCB issued a no-action letter confirming that it does not intend to challenge the proposed joint venture... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Pretty In Pink

Vegas' Pink Jeep Offers Colourful Tours

Pretty In Pink Do the rugged vehicles whose manufacturer liked to boast in an ad campaign that it wrote the book on four-wheel-drive look pretty in pink? Ania Kozlowski thinks so. Kozlowski is with Las Vegas' Pink Jeep Tours, which has a fleet of 150 vehicles, including Jeep Wranglers, all of which are... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

Canadians Still Welcome In China

Canadians Still Welcome In China The Canadian director for the China National Tourism Office says Canadian tourists continue to be welcome in China, regardless of current tensions between Ottawa and Beijing. Wenting Yang told a Toronto-area gathering that her office has experienced “some difficulties” in the first half... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Nicholson-Doty Named CEO Of SLTA

Nicholson-Doty Named CEO Of SLTA The Board of Directors at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Beverly Nicholson-Doty as the organization's Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Nicholson-Doty has over three decades of industry leadership experience, including most recently serving as Commissioner of Tourism at... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Destinations, News

U River Cruises Ready For 2020

With New Itineraries, Destinations, Relaunch Of The B

U River Cruises Ready For 2020 U River Cruises has unveiled three new itineraries and the relaunch of The B ship for 2020. Debuting in April 2020, U's seven-night itineraries will sail throughout hot spot European destinations such as Vienna, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Salzburg, Bratislava and more. New offerings on the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

IATA Urges Coordinated Effort On MAX

IATA Urges Coordinated Effort On MAX IATA is urging state aviation safety regulators to continue to align on technical validation requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry into service of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The airline industry association issued its statement following the conclusion of the second Boeing 737... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Technology

Absolutely Spectacular

Air Canada, Transat Definitive Deal Takes Off

Absolutely Spectacular There have been deals and there have been deals, but it is hard to find a comparison to the announcement that Air Canada and Transat A.T. Inc. have successfully concluded a definitive Arrangement Agreement that will see Air Canada acquire all issued and outstanding shares of Transat, resulting in... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

TICO Takes Care Of Business At AGM

TICO Takes Care Of Business At AGM During is 2019 AGM, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) update registrants attending on its accomplishments during the previous fiscal year. And one of the key themes at this year's AGM was the continuous evolution of the travel industry. “We live and work in an exciting era, one... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Online Travel Agency, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Plaza Premium Launches Dallas Meet-and-Greet Service

Plaza Premium Launches Dallas Meet-and-Greet Service As part of a US$100 million global expansion, Plaza Premium Group has launched its Allways airport meet-and-greet service in the US, which will be followed by the opening of a Plaza Premium Lounge at Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport in 2020. “We have a proven track record of... more ›
Posted in News