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Monthly Archives: February 2020

International Co-operation Vital: UNWTO on COVID-19

International Co-operation Vital: UNWTO on COVID-19 The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have issued a joint statement regarding tourism and the current outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), saying they are committed to working together in guiding the travel and tourism sectors. On Jan. 30,... more ›
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Into Nature’s Wild With Brand USA

Into Nature’s Wild With Brand USA Brand USA has once again teamed up with MacGillivray Freeman, the award-winning producers of hit documentaries National Parks Adventure and America’s Musical Journey, to produce “Into Nature’s Wild.” The film will run for the next several months at Science World in Vancouver before... more ›
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Sunwing Finalizes Summer Sked Without MAX 8

Sunwing Finalizes Summer Sked Without MAX 8 Sunwing has revised the coming 2020 summer season to operate without the Boeing 737 MAX 8. The new schedule, which will run until Oct. 31, has been reconfigured ahead of time to accommodate the non-availability of this aircraft type. While the move has been prompted by the continued... more ›
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Skal ‎Toronto Appoints New Board for 2020

Skal ‎Toronto Appoints New Board for 2020 The Skal Toronto Club held its annual general meeting Feb. 11 at the Lambton Golf and Country Club where a new board was announced. Susan Webb holds the role of president of the club for the second year. The executive of the club are Richard Smart, treasurer; Kimberly Hartley, secretary;... more ›
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Air Canada Suspends China Flights Through April 10

Air Canada Suspends China Flights Through April 10 Air Canada is extending the suspension of its flights between Canada and Beijing and Shanghai until April 10. Services to Beijing and Shanghai were initially suspended for the month of February following the Government of Canada's January 29 advisory discouraging non-essential travel to... more ›
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You Have To Vote If You Want To Win

You Have To Vote If You Want To Win How would you like to win a trip to New Orleans or a round-trip flight? What about a $250 Visa gift card, vacation to Italy, or European river cruise? If you want to win one of these five fantastic prizes, then you'll have to vote! Baxter Media invites Canadian travel agents to vote for... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Weddings & Honeymoons

WestJet recognizes top partners and showcases newest 787

WestJet recognizes top partners and showcases newest 787 As WestJet continues to reposition itself from a low-cost leisure airline to a premium global carrier, invest in a fleet expansion set for a minimum of ten 787 Dreamliners and open a new flagship lounge at YYC airport, the airline’s commitment to the trade is also flying high. Jane... more ›
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Goway Introduces New Women’s Only Itineraries

Goway Introduces New Women’s Only Itineraries While certain destinations aren’t ideal for solo travel, Goway is reporting that its women’s-only small group travel has become increasingly popular for travel to Africa and the Middle East. According to officials, with Goway, women travellers can join like-minded individuals on... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

Win A Trip For Two With Rocky Mountaineer

Win A Trip For Two With Rocky Mountaineer As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, Rocky Mountaineer is giving agents a chance to win a trip for two in its latest agent incentive. To enter, complete TRACKS Agent training and secure a booking by March 27. Existing TRACKS graduates need only complete a booking. The contest winner... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Rail

Brinkley Christens Seven Seas Splendor

Brinkley Christens Seven Seas Splendor Regent Seven Seas Cruises hosted an elegant and glamorous christening gala over the weekend in Miami to welcome its newest ship, Seven Seas Splendor, along with the ship's honourary godmother Christie Brinkley. Exclusive guests, including travel partners, local community leaders, media and... more ›
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