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First Annual Agents' Choice Gala A Stellar Success

Just Like The Oscars It was a night when the stars of the Canadian travel industry shone brightly as Baxter Media – along with presenting sponsors, Air Canada and Sandals Resorts International; feature sponsors, WestJet, TravelBrands and the Jamaica Tourist Board – welcomed a sold out crowd for the first annual... more ›
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Swoop Introduces New Mobile App

Swoop Introduces New Mobile App Swoop has introduced a mobile app in preparation for its first flights, taking off June 20. With a mission to make travel easy, affordable and accessible for Canadians, officials say offering travellers the convenience of a mobile app was a must-have for the ultra-low-cost carrier... more ›
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RBC, WestJet Creating New Canadian Loyalty Platform

RBC, WestJet Creating New Canadian Loyalty Platform RBC and WestJet are creating Ampli – a next generation loyalty platform that will deliver unparalleled value to consumers through amplified earning power on a simple and convenient digital solution. Open to all Canadians, Ampli will provide members with merchant offers, flexible rewards and... more ›
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Calgary Airport Authority Unveils A New Vision

Calgary Airport Authority Unveils A New Vision The Calgary Airport Authority unveiled its new strategic direction and guiding vision statement, aptly referred to as the North Star. The Authority’s new direction will focus on elevating guest experiences with the goal of driving economic growth and prosperity for Calgary and Alberta. To... more ›
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Swoop Is Ready To Go

Swoop Is Ready To Go All systems are go for Swoop's June 20 inaugural flight. The carrier reports that it has officially been granted its air operating certificate (AOC) approval by Transportation Canada. With just over a week to go until Swoop's inaugural flight from Hamilton, Ontario to Abbotsford, BC the... more ›
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WestJet Releases #WestJetSeatCity Video

WestJet Releases #WestJetSeatCity Video WestJet has unveiled its newest marketing video, #WestJetSeatCity, in partnership with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). As the international airline with the most seats to Las Vegas, the #WestJetSeatCity video illustrates three exclusive experiences provided to three... more ›
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WestJet Takes Agent Advisors Out To The Ballgame

WestJet Takes Agent Advisors Out To The Ballgame WestJet welcomed members of its Travel Agent Advisory Board (TAAB) June 5-6 in Toronto for two days of planning and discussion. The two-day conference was attended by 40 TAAB members representing 35 travel agencies across Canada. Both corporate and leisure agents were invited to share their... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Travel Agents

Quite A Celebration

Air Canada, Agents Toast Bureau and MacLeod

Quite A Celebration It was quite a celebration in Toronto last night (June 11) as Air Canada hosted a VIP group of its top travel trade partners to toast two of its own – Duncan Bureau, who is taking on the role of president, Air Canada Rouge and John MacLeod, as the new vice-president – global sales and... more ›
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Hola Sun Adds Transat to Summer, Fall Flight Schedule

Hola Sun Adds Transat to Summer, Fall Flight Schedule Hola Sun Holidays reports that its flight operation for the summer and fall season will be aboard Air Transat scheduled flights. The Cuba specialist will be offering the following flights from Toronto: Cayo Coco, Friday and Sunday departures; Cayo Santa Maria, Friday and Saturday departures;... more ›
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St. Kitts Welcomes Expanded AC Service

St. Kitts Welcomes Expanded AC Service For the first time in the island's history, Air Canada will serve St. Kitts for a full six months during the 2018-2019 peak season. The non-stop Saturday flights from Toronto will operate from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2019. From Nov. 3 through Dec. 10, Air Canada will operate a 136-seat... more ›
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