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Monthly Archives: August 2022

Expedia Group Tracks Canadian Traveller Habits

Expedia Group Tracks Canadian Traveller Habits Expedia Group has been digging into its search data to identify a few of the key habits of Canadian travellers to help travel advisors and other professionals looking to sell trips to Canadians. Some of the trends to look out for through the rest of summer, include: Dusting off... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Technology, Trends & Research

Canada Jetlines Receives AOC From Transport Canada

Canada Jetlines Receives AOC From Transport Canada Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. has received its air operating certificate (AOC) from Transport Canada, granting approval to initiate operations out of its travel hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Securing the AOC confirms that Canada Jetlines has all required professional... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, News

G Adventures is Back in Black

Operator Is Rocking Out With Passion, Purpose And Love

G Adventures is Back in Black G Adventures is Back in Black and bringing back its iconic lip dub video to celebrate. With the world as its backdrop, the G team and chief experience officers rock out to the AC/DC hit to recognize being back with more passion, purpose and love, and some serious... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

New Tourism Minister for St. Kitts & Nevis

New Tourism Minister for St. Kitts & Nevis St. Kitts & Nevis is welcoming attorney-at-law Marsha Henderson, an attorney-at-law, is the new Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation and Urban Development for St. Kitts & Nevis. As Minister of Tourism, Henderson, a member of new Prime Minister Dr. Terrance Michael Drew’s federal... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Caribbean, News, Tourism Organizations

Jamaica Lights It Up With 60th Celebrations

Jamaica Lights It Up With 60th Celebrations Jamaica marked its 60th anniversary of independence on Aug. 6, 2022 and here in Canada, the island lit up iconic Canadian landmarks in black, green and gold to celebrate its Diamond Jubilee Anniversary. A special Jamaica Independence Reception was held in Niagara Falls and hosted by the... more ›
Posted in Caribbean, Events, News

Virgin Voyages Expands North America Sales Team

Virgin Voyages Expands North America Sales Team Virgin Voyages is expanding its sales team in North America by 150%. Exponential, triple digit growth in bookings and the sunsetting of the CDC’s voluntary Program for Cruise Ships is signaling that the industry is rebounding to pre-pandemic levels. To continue driving momentum for the... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Cruise, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

WestJet Takes Off From Winnipeg To Los Angeles

WestJet Takes Off From Winnipeg To Los Angeles WestJet has announced the addition of service between Winnipeg and Los Angeles, beginning Oct. 31, 2022. The route will operate three-times weekly on a year-round basis, strengthening ties and convenience in transportation between Winnipeg's expanding television and film industry and Los... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Travel South Ready To Welcome Canadians

Travel South Ready To Welcome Canadians Travel South USA quite understandably wants us to travel south for our vacations. The organization promotes 12 southern U.S. states, touting an array of attractions that include different genres of music, varied landscapes and regional cuisines. Florida isn't among association members,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

A Brand New GBTA

Association Launches New Look, Logo And Tagline

A Brand New GBTA The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) ushered in a new era for its members at its annual convention in San Diego with the launch of a new look, new logo and new tagline. In the closing session, Yesterday in San Diego at the GBTA Convention 2022, GBTA ushered in a new era for its... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Air Canada Offers Operational Update

Air Canada Offers Operational Update In its latest update, Air Canada outlined its operational improvement initiatives implemented in response to the challenges the global airline industry has encountered emerging from the pandemic. Michael Rousseau, President and Chief Executive of Air Canada, said that: “At Air Canada, we... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News
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