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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Kudos For Galardo

Air Canada Executive Earns Spot On Canada's Top 40 Under 40 List

Kudos For Galardo Air Canada is congratulating Mark Galardo, its vice president, network planning on his nomination as one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 for 2019, a recognition of exceptional achievements of 40 outstanding Canadians under the age of 40. With 15 years of experience at Air Canada, Galardo is a... more ›
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IATA Transforming The Customer Experience

IATA Transforming The Customer Experience IATA is urging aviation stakeholders to embrace data and digital transformation to help deliver a frictionless customer experience while enhancing safety and efficiency. Alexandre de Juniac, IATA's director general and CEO, said: “We must transform paper-based and legacy processes into... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Trends & Research

Globus Picks Jones

Globus Picks Jones Stéphanie Bishop, managing director of the Globus family of brands, has announced the appointment of Chris Jones to the role of director of marketing. Jones, a graduate of the Ivey School of Business, has held a variety of senior marketing roles in advertising and marketing agencies,... more ›
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Vancouver Reports Another Record Year

Vancouver Reports Another Record Year Tourism Vancouver reports that 2018 was another banner year, with the city welcoming 10.7 million overnight visitors to Metro Vancouver. That represents a new best for Metro Vancouver's tourism industry and the sixth consecutive record-breaking year. The collective efforts of tourism... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Follow Your Sunshine

Florida Wants Canadians To Get Off The Beaten Path

Follow Your Sunshine There's no doubt that Canadians know Florida well, observed VISIT FLORIDA's Sam May during a stop at Press Today's offices in Toronto yesterday, but he's quick to add that there's more to the state that they may not know about. In fact, May explained to PT that VISIT FLORIDA has done a bit of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Florida, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Britain Brings The Love To Toronto Pride

Britain Brings The Love To Toronto Pride New research figures by Visit Britain give Great Britain the number one ranking amongst seven other European countries for popularity amongst Canadian LGBTQ holiday-makers – just in time for the Pride Parade in Toronto last weekend. Britain came out ahead of Spain and the Netherlands tied... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Discovering The Solares De Portugal

“Arrive As A Guest, Leave As A Friend”

Discovering The Solares De Portugal It's not often that a Count comes to invite you to stay at his home … or for that matter, the home of many of his friends, but that's essentially what Count Francisco de Calheiros e Menezes, president of Solares de Portugal did last night (June 25) at an intimate gathering of top agents and... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Hotels, News

Sky Bird Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Sky Bird Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Sky Bird Travel is celebrating 10 years of doing business in Toronto. Arvin & Jaya Shah took their first steps into the travel industry from their kitchen table in Windsor Ontario. They quickly realized that there was a promising business opportunity and founded Sky Bird Travel across... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

La Paz: A Hidden Jewel

La Paz: A Hidden Jewel The sunny charms of La Paz, Mexico came to Vancouver recently, on a sales and media mission guided by Fever Pitch Marketing Communications. They hosted hotel and tourism executives who also travelled to Calgary to spread the word. Their principal message was that La Paz is “a hidden jewel... more ›
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Swoop Ready For Winter, Adds Los Cabos

Swoop Ready For Winter, Adds Los Cabos Swoop has released its 2019 winter schedule with non-stop flights available for booking from June 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020. The schedule boasts 28 winter getaway routes, including the enticing new destination of Los Cabos, Mexico. As part of the winter schedule, Swoop announced... more ›
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