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Monthly Archives: November 2022

Industry Celebrates The Beautiful Game

Industry Celebrates The Beautiful Game It was a packed house as travel trade types gathered at Toronto’s Chelsea Hotel’s Monarch Pub to the World Cup match between England and the United States on Nov. 25. The World Cup viewing event was hosted by Baxter Media and sponsors that included MSC Cruises, VisitBritain, VoX and... more ›
Posted in Events, News

Boissonnault Energizes TIAC Congress With Closing Speech

Boissonnault Energizes TIAC Congress With Closing Speech Bounding onto the stage as the last speaker of the 2022 TIAC Tourism Congress, tourism minister Randy Boissonnault’s infectious energy and passion for tourism brought delegates to their feet with an enthusiastic standing ovation at the end of his session. In his rapid-fire presentation,... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Wolf Paunic Joins Voyzant Inc.

Wolf Paunic Joins Voyzant Inc. Wolf Paunic has joined Voyzant Inc. as Director of Business Development. He will be responsible for developing new business and ancillary revenue streams. Paunic points out that as a leading airfare consolidator offering the largest number of international airlines, Voyzant combines highly... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News

Fiji Airways Takes Off From YVR

Fiji Airways Takes Off From YVR For Canadians, Fiji is that much closer with the launch of Fiji Airways commercial flights to and from Vancouver. Fiji Airways Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Andre Viljoen is encouraging Canadians to take advantage of these twice weekly flights to enjoy the world-renowned... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, News

Industry Talks Recovery At Air Sector Summit

Minister of Transport Brings Industry Partners, Labour Associations, Consumer Rights Groups Together

Industry Talks Recovery At Air Sector Summit Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra led a National Summit on the Recovery of the Air Sector late last week. The Summit brought together industry partners, including airports, airlines, industry associations, labour groups, consumer rights groups, and government departments and agencies to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News

Sizzling Savings For Canadians From Sandals

Sizzling Savings For Canadians From Sandals Unique Vacations Canada Inc -- affiliate of the worldwide representatives of Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts – is offering exclusive instant savings on select Air Canada Vacations packages booked now through Dec. 4, 2022 (and for travel between Dec. 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023). For a... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Specials

Kitchener-Waterloo Now Closer To Paradise With Sunwing

Kitchener-Waterloo Now Closer To Paradise With Sunwing Kitchener-Waterloo is now closer to paradise as Sunwing is poised to launch two weekly, direct flights to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Varadero, Cuba from Waterloo International Airport beginning in December. Andrew Dawson, President of Tour Operations for Sunwing, noted: “Our... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tour Operators

Turkish Airlines Focuses On The Future

Turkish Airlines Focuses On The Future Turkish Airlines continues to prove the value it places on humanity and the environment with its efforts towards energy productivity. In order to elevate its services and leadership among airline companies, the flag carrier has received the LEED v4.1 O+M: EB Certificate. With the successful... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Responsible Travel

Exceeding Expectations 

Challenges Remain, But The Future Looks Bright For TL Network

Exceeding Expectations  As TL Network’s vice-president Canada, Christine James tells it while the group certainly anticipated ‘significant growth’ in 2022 over 2021, “we certainly did not expect to see sales exceed 2019 levels.” However, in a conversation with Canadian Travel Press, James noted that... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Remembering Donna Haynes

Remembering Donna Haynes Baxter Media is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Donna Haynes. During her time running Sandals operations in Canada, she was a regular visitor to our offices and a good and great friend of our editor-in-chief, Edith Baxter. In fact, it was during one of those visits that the two... more ›
Posted in News, Obituary
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