Agents' Choice 2020

Monthly Archives: January 2020

Agents’ Choice Readership Survey Is Now Open

Agents’ Choice Readership Survey Is Now Open This week marks the launch of Baxter Media's 21st annual Agents' Choice Readership Survey. Like we always say, no one knows travel better than travel agents. The survey asks Canadian agents to vote for their favourite suppliers, destinations, brands, and services in more than 40... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Car Rental, Contests, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

In Tune With Saint Lucia

In Tune With Saint Lucia Saint Lucian tourism authorities are touting beaches and upcoming hotel rooms and all that jazz. The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority hosted a Toronto event last night (Jan. 16) promoting the island's May 7-9 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival, which is being produced in collaboration with New York's... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News

ACV Unveils Enhanced Agent Loyalty Program

ACV Unveils Enhanced Agent Loyalty Program Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has introduced significant updates to its ACV&Me Loyalty Program, giving travel agents even more choices for 2020. After a complete makeover, the agent loyalty program now allows the agents to earn more points faster, take advantage of a wider variety of... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators

Disneyland’s Star Wars Expansion Debuts Today

Disneyland’s Star Wars Expansion Debuts Today The groundbreaking new Disney attraction, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, debuts today (Jan. 17) at Disneyland Park in California. The highly anticipated experience adds to the immersive adventures available to guests inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the 14-acre land that opened last... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Destinations, News

Goway Celebrates By Giving Away Gold

Goway Celebrates By Giving Away Gold Reaching a milestone 50 years in the industry, Goway Travel is sharing the celebration with valued agent partners. Agents have a chance to win one of 14 one-ounce commemorative gold bars, or one of 50 fam spots bound for Sydney, Australia. The giveaways are Goway’s way of saying thanks... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators

IMPACT: Achieving Tourism Sustainability

Sustainability Conference Set For Jan. 19-22 in Victoria

IMPACT: Achieving Tourism Sustainability The various ways to create, implement and measure tourism sustainability strategies and practices will be a key focus of the upcoming IMPACT Sustainability Travel and Tourism Conference in Victoria, BC next week. The IMPACT Conference program will feature more than 30 expert presenters and... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel

Last Chance to Win Thailand Trip

Last Chance to Win Thailand Trip This is the last chance for travel agents to enter a Tourism Authority of Thailand/Qatar Airways contest that will send a winner to Thailand with Qatar Airways for a vacation and the tourism authority says the winner is certain to find the country fascinating. “Thailand offers a plethora... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Contests, Destinations

Air Canada Welcomes Its First Airbus A220

“It’s Because Of Calin That We’re Here Today.”

Air Canada Welcomes Its First Airbus A220 It’s no surprise that the registration writ large on the fuselage of Air Canada’s first Airbus A220 aircraft is C-GROV, reports Press Today's Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar. It was chosen by employees to honour president and CEO Calin Rovinescu for his leadership over the past decade; a... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Celebrity Names Reshma Saujani Apex Godmother

Celebrity Names Reshma Saujani Apex Godmother Celebrity Cruises has announced Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of international non-profit Girls Who Code and author of international bestseller, “Brave, Not Perfect,” as the godmother for Celebrity Apex, the second ship in the brand’s Edge Series of vessels. She will name the new... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Viking Announces Launch of New Expedition Voyages

Itineraries Will Include North America's Great Lakes

Viking Announces Launch of New Expedition Voyages Viking has announced the expansion of its destination-focused travel experiences with the launch of new expedition voyages. Viking Expeditions will begin sailing in January 2022 with its first vessel, Viking Octantis, embarking on voyages to Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes. A... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, News
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