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Canada’s Tourism Industry Is Gearing Up For Recovery

Canada’s Tourism Industry Is Gearing Up For Recovery Good news is coming soon to help ease lengthy wait times at Toronto Pearson and other main gateways — by land, air and sea. At a press conference for Rendez-vous Canada yesterday (May 26), Randy Boissonnault, Canada’s Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, addressed the... more ›
Posted in Canada, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

WestJet Ratifies 10-year Deal With Flight Dispatchers

WestJet Ratifies 10-year Deal With Flight Dispatchers WestJet has announced that WestJet flight dispatchers, represented by the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA), voted more than 90% in favour of a 10-year agreement. This ratified agreement starts June 1, 2022 and expires on May 31, 2032. Diederik Pen, WestJet Executive... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, News

RVC 2022: A Big Time At Little Canada

The Office Hosts Over 400 As The Tradition Continues

RVC 2022: A Big Time At Little Canada Some 400 delegates at this year’s Rendez-vous Canada were welcome to The Office at Little Canada to celebrate the fact that the Canadian tourism industry is back and ready for business. Little Canada is a unique, new Toronto attraction that’s the brainchild of its founder and president,... more ›
Posted in Canada, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Swoop Touches Down In Newfoundland

Swoop Touches Down In Newfoundland Swoop has launched flights to Deer Lake Regional Airport (YDF) from Hamilton's John C. Munro International Airport (YHM). Ryan Hubbard, Senior Leader, Airports, Swoop, said that: “As Canada's leading ultra-low fare airline, we are pleased to continue our Atlantic expansion into... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, News

The Complexity of Sustainability

A Conversation With GreenStep Solutions Angela Nagy

The Complexity of Sustainability In the latest issue of Canadian Travel Press, Angela Nagy, CEO of GreenStep Solutions observes that: “Over the past decade or two, there have been many terms used to describe tourism that is better for people and the environment. Some of the most common terms include eco-tourism, responsible... more ›
Posted in Canada, Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) Is Back

Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) Is Back It has been three years and this week, Canada’s largest international tourism marketplace, Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) is back in person from May 24 to May 27 in Toronto. The event -- hosted by Destination Canada, in partnership with the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) -- is... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

AmaWaterways Set To Sail With Canadian Agents

AmaWaterways Set To Sail With Canadian Agents AmaWaterways is inviting Canadian travel advisors to attend a dedicated webinar on Thurs., May 26, announcing a new exclusive Canadian resident offer, along with several June dates for travel advisor and client shows across Canada. Available only through their preferred travel advisors,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Canada, Cruise, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Holland America Has A Deal For Canadians

Holland America Has A Deal For Canadians Holland America Line is offering a “Canada Super Sale” with savings up to 20% on select cruises and running through 2022 to help Canadians beat the currency exchange rate. Canada Super Sale is offered on select 2022 Alaska, Canada and New England, Pacific Coast, Hawaii and Panama... more ›
Posted in Canada, Cruise, Specials

ACTA Launches New Diversity, Inclusion Awareness Initiatives

ACTA Launches New Diversity, Inclusion Awareness Initiatives Today, ACTA is remembering George Floyd on the second anniversary of his murder. His death was a catalyst in the summer of 2020 for mass protests against racism globally. People of all backgrounds joined together in these marches and the events of that summer heightened awareness and... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Tourism Organizations

VisitScotland Is Calling Canadian Agents

VisitScotland Is Calling Canadian Agents VisitScotland will be hosting two destination training sessions in partnership with VisitBritain and ACTA on June 1, 2022. The sessions will be held at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, with the morning session beginning at 9.30am and and the afternoon session starting at 2... more ›
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