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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Sailing Solo With European Waterways

Sailing Solo With European Waterways European Waterways says the solo travel market continues to expand as a new "generation of healthier, independent and more confident single travellers take to the road” to see the world. European Waterways is addressing this fast-growing trend with the return of its exclusive “solo... more ›
Posted in Cruise

Windstar Picks Prelog As New President

Windstar Picks Prelog As New President Christopher Prelog has been named the new president of Windstar Cruises. Prelog will report to Andrew N. Todd, CEO of Windstar Cruises and of Xanterra Travel Collection (the Colorado-based group of companies that includes Windstar). Windstar’s new president began his career in the... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Cruise

Live Aqua Plans Punta Cana Debut In February

Live Aqua Plans Punta Cana Debut In February La Colección Resorts’ Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana will make its official debut when it opens its doors in February. As the first Live Aqua property outside of Mexico for Posadas, Mexico’s leading hotelier, the resort will bring to the Dominican Republic all the brands’ signature... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, Resorts

RIU Ramps Up Training

RIU Ramps Up Training Since the reopening of Riu Plaza Berlin May 25 to Aug. 31, RIU Hotels & Resorts has delivered 22,138 hours of training on the prevention of COVID-19 infection to its employees through an online training system. The program includes webinars complemented by face-to-face training on... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts

Transat Includes COVID-19 Insurance For Flights, Packages

Transat Includes COVID-19 Insurance For Flights, Packages Transat, has announced that its customers will now be able to benefit from a COVID-19 Emergency Medical Certificate of Insurance. Offered through Manulife, this insurance plan is designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine expenses at destination, in addition to providing assistance if... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Insurance, News

Win BIG With WestJet At The 2020 Agents’ Choice Gala

Win BIG With WestJet At The 2020 Agents’ Choice Gala Join us at Baxter Media's 3rd annual Agents' Choice Awards Virtual Gala presented by Manulife and WestJet and you could win an incredible one-week vacation at Dreams Natura Resort Spa in Cancun from WestJet. This prize package is valid through October 2021 and includes round-trip flights on... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, COVID-19, Events, News

Coverage For Saskatchewan

Coverage For Saskatchewan To better support its travel partners, based on their feedback, the COVID-19 Coverage & Assistance Plan administered by Allianz Global Assistance included in Air Canada Vacations packages to Mexico and the Caribbean is now available to for eligible travellers residing in... more ›
Posted in News

A Seismic Shift

Businesses Look For Smaller Spaces, Soneva Offers Options

A Seismic Shift An independent survey, recently commissioned with over 500 senior decision-makers at companies, found that 73% expect businesses to downsize to smaller office spaces, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This seismic shift in the way that businesses operate on a day to day basis has... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts

Cuba Celebrates As ACV Expands Gateways

Cuba Celebrates As ACV Expands Gateways After the successful start of flights from Montreal to Cayo Coco, Cuba, Air Canada Vacations has expanded its gateways to the island with the addition of Toronto service, which began. Sept. 26. “We cannot be happier," said Lessner Gomez, director of the Cuba Tourist Board in Toronto,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations

USVI Officials Urging Strict Compliance To Protocols

USVI Officials Urging Strict Compliance To Protocols Officials at the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism are reporting that the first week of the return of leisure travel to the destination has been “extraordinarily successful,” they are also continuing to urge compliance with the stringent protocols and guidelines that have been... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations
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