Travel Agent Appreciation

Monthly Archives: May 2022

Mary LaRocque Wins Baxter Media’s Second Annual Travel Agent And Beyond Award

Mary LaRocque Wins Baxter Media’s Second Annual Travel Agent And Beyond Award The energy Mary LaRocque displays within and outside the travel industry clearly hasn't gone unnoticed. Baxter Media’s three-day Travel Agent Appreciation event wrapped up yesterday with LaRocque, the owner of Marlin Travel/Travel n Style Boutique in Peterborough, Ont., taking home the second... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Travel Agents

Canadians Plan To Travel Locally This Summer

As Increased Travel Fees Overtake COVID As Top Concern

Canadians Plan To Travel Locally This Summer CheapOair Canada has released the results of a new poll that asked Canadians which travel destination and activities they are most looking forward to while also looking into what their top travel concerns continue to be. The study found that over 36% of Canadians listed Canada as their... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Air Transat Unveils Winter 2022–2023

Air Transat Unveils Winter 2022–2023 Air Transat is diversifying and expanding its international offering for winter 2022–2023; offering more than 50 destinations, as well as a few more through its code-sharing agreements. Michèle Barre, Vice President, Network, Revenue Management and Pricing of Air Transat, said: “Our... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Carnival Welcomes Two Million Guests

Carnival Welcomes Two Million Guests Carnival Cruise Line is celebrating after welcoming 2 million guests since it restarted sailings last summer. The milestone was commemorated May 19 in Port Canaveral, Fla. aboard Carnival Freedom as the Gibbs family – Daniel and Kristi with son Mason and grandmother Theresa Campbell –... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Sunwing Celebrates Opening Of Riu Latino

Sunwing Celebrates Opening Of Riu Latino Sunwing is celebrating the opening of Riu Latino, RIU Hotels & Resorts’ newest product in Mexico, on the shores of Costa Mujeres. Starting Oct. 1, 2022, customers can experience RIU’s exceptional service and product quality at the brand-new adults only (18+) beachfront property,... more ›
Posted in Hotels, Resorts, Tour Operators

ACTA Is Looking For Summit Speakers

ACTA Is Looking For Summit Speakers ACTA is reaching out to the industry for speaker proposals and suggested educational sessions for the 2022 Travel Industry Summits taking place in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal in September. Wendy Paradis, ACTA president, said that: “This is an opportunity to share your expertise and... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

NĀRAT Launches Azores Packages With Hertz

NĀRAT Launches Azores Packages With Hertz NĀRAT has launched affordable independent touring packages of Portugal’s Azores Islands in partnership with Hertz Portugal and SATA Azores Airlines. A popular destination for Canadians, the Azores Islands are consistently ranked as one of the best and sustainable island travel... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Destinations, Tour Operators

Join The Awake Tourism Challenge

Join The Awake Tourism Challenge The UNWTO has launched the second edition of its global flagship competition under the name of “Awake Tourism Challenge.” The competition will identify innovators who are advancing solutions to 6 different challenges, as well contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Travel Agent Appreciation Goes Above And Beyond

Travel Agent Appreciation Goes Above And Beyond It’s the day you’ve all been waiting for – the Travel Agent Appreciation Event and Award presentation is here. Today, May 19, Baxter Media’s three-day, Travel Agent Appreciation event culminates with a day that is all about travel agents. Not that every day isn’t all about travel... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Canada, Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Travel Agent Appreciation 2022 Taps Into Luxury

Travel Agent Appreciation 2022 Taps Into Luxury Travel agents who promote luxury travel may rattle some prospective clients but that doesn't mean agents shouldn't do it, Baxter Media's Wednesday Travel Agent Appreciation 2022 panel discussion was told. Chris Nowrouzi of Toronto-based FlyGTA -- which has a fleet of planes that carry... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Trends & Research
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