We’re taking the Agents’ Choice Awards gala virtual and everyone’s invited!
Join Baxter Media on Thursday, October 1 for the Agents' Choice Awards Virtual Gala presented by Manulife and WestJet.
The entire Canadian travel industry is invited to spend the afternoon with gala host,... more ›
New Coalition Warns Of Widespread Bankruptcies Without Wage Subsidy
A newly formed coalition representing people with a stake in this country's ailing tourism trade is calling on Ottawa to extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy well into next year, warning that if the federal government goes ahead with its planned phase-out of the subsidy, widespread travel... more ›
Posted in Airlines
, Car Rental
, Motor Coach
, Tour Operators
, Tourism Organizations
, Travel Agents
The latest tracking study of US travel sentiments by Longwoods International reports that half of American travellers feel safe to travel this fall season.
It is also reporting that two thirds of those who plan to travel will be visiting friends and relatives, while 58% plan on a road trip... more ›
Pivot Airlines has entered a formal arrangement with the Region of Waterloo International Airport to provide scheduled domestic air service to Ottawa, Toronto, Windsor and Montreal.
The carrier indicated that it is excited to form a true partnership with the Region of Waterloo International... more ›
UNWTO Points To Tourism Recovery Opportunities At Home
With domestic tourism set to return faster than international travel, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released Understanding Domestic Tourism and Seizing its Opportunities, highlighting the fact that UNWTO data shows that in 2018, around 9 billion domestic tourism trips were... more ›
Air Canada Vacations has teamed up with Cunard Line to offer more options to cruise lovers.
Travellers may choose from cruise vacations with Cunard Line on a variety of 2021 and 2022 event voyages, signature Transatlantic Crossings, Alaska, Europe, South America, Australia, Asia and the... more ›
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is hosting its first-ever virtual trade show, “Zoom in on Israel,” for Canadian travel advisors on Sept. 22 from 1pm to 3 p.m. The roundtable event will take place via Zoom and will feature Israel’s top travel industry professionals as they share... more ›
Advisors and employees of the Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) just completed an 8-week FIT TRIP fitness challenge campaign that not only helped them keep in shape, it also raised funds for Pencils for Kids.
Flemming Friisdahl, founder of TTAND, said: “During these very tough times in the... more ›
In mid-August, a fleet of tourism ships began an unprecedented, six-week expedition to the Great Bear Rainforest’s outer coast as part of the Marine Debris Removal Initiative (MDRI), a project funded by the provincial Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy.
With the blessing... more ›
Travel Courier Talks With Collette, Royal Irish, G Adventures And CIT Tours
Six months into the global pandemic, Travel Courier chats with Collette, Royal Irish Tours, G Adventures and CIT Tours to get a sense of how business is going, what’s going to sell well and how they’re handling bookings across various stages of operations.
For the first time since the... more ›