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Monthly Archives: May 2022

VisitScotland Prepares For Recovery By Supporting Its Partners

VisitScotland Prepares For Recovery By Supporting Its Partners “Recovery is a key word for us right now.” VisitScotland’ Director of Marketing & Digital, Vicki Miller tells Canadian Travel Press. And in that conversation, Miller makes it clear that: “Our immediate priority is to support industry for what is hoped for many, to be the first... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Jam-Walk 2022 Sets A Record In Toronto

Jam-Walk 2022 Sets A Record In Toronto Jam-walk 2022 welcomed a record turn-out of over 100 walkers -- 20 of them from the travel agent community – last weekend (May 28) in Toronto. Everyone came together in support of access to education for children and youth in Jamaica through the Helping Hands Foundation. It was also a... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Explora Journeys Celebrates EXPLORA I Float Out

Explora Journeys Celebrates EXPLORA I Float Out Explora Journeys is celebrating another important milestone in the construction of EXPLORA I with the float out ceremony held at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. This is the first of four ships from the luxury ocean travel brand with EXPLORA I set to be delivered in just 12... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

TIAC Launches National Tourism Week

TIAC Launches National Tourism Week With the recovery underway, Canada is celebrating National Tourism Week, launched yesterday in Ottawa by Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault; Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) president and CEO, Beth Potter; and the Parliamentary Tourism... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Flight Centre Celebrates 40th With 40

Flight Centre Celebrates 40th With 40 Flight Centre is offering customers the chance to win one of 40 holidays in its biggest competition to date. Customers can enter in-store, online, or by pre-registering for the Travel Runway 2.0 virtual experience. Flight Centre's Global Managing Director Andrew Stark said: "It's our 40th... more ›
Posted in News, Specials, Travel Agents

ACTA Advocacy Town Hall Set For June 20

ACTA Advocacy Town Hall Set For June 20 ACTA will host an Advocacy Townhall (English) on June 20, 2022 from 1 pm to 2 pm ET, with guest presenter and senior accountant Mike Libbey who will discuss ways that independent travel agents can organize their business to manage risk from future emergency events. Libbey’s presentation... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Travel Agent Education

TTAND, E-Travel Technologies Sign Partnership

TTAND, E-Travel Technologies Sign Partnership The Travel Agent Next Door has signed a new partnership with E-Travel Technologies. E-Travel Technologies specializes in risk management solutions, offering travel advisories to travel professionals with real time alerts to keep clients informed of world events immediately. TTAND has... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Technology, Travel Agents

Meet In The West Midlands  

VisitBritain Fetes The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay

Meet In The West Midlands   The Queen’s Royal Baton was here! And for lucky guests who attended the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay reception hosted by VisitBritain last week, there was even a chance to hold it, writes Ilona Kauremszky in a special report for Press Today. Mayor of the West... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Reducing Airport Wait Times

Canadian Government Working With Airports, Air Carriers To Solve Problem

Reducing Airport Wait Times In a joint statement Transport Minister Omar Alghabra and Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino provide an update on actions the federal government is taking to reduce wait times at Canadian airports: The ministers said that: “The Government of Canada recognizes the impact that... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

ACITA Briefs Transport On Concerns

ACITA Briefs Transport On Concerns The Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA) met with senior staff of Transport Minister Omar Alghabra last week to provide an update on the landscape of the segment of the travel industry that has been overlooked by the government during the past two years -- namely,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents
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