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Let’s Get It Open

Industry Needs Smart Evidence-Based Plan Now

Let’s Get It Open Canadian and US politicians and travel and tourism industry leaders gathered for a virtual panel discussion on the re-opening of the border between the two countries. The message from representatives on both sides of the border couldn't have been more direct -- the Canadian and US... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Keep Support On The Menu

Restaurants Canada Calls On Government For Survival Support Package  

Keep Support On The Menu The federal government needs to maintain its current levels of support for foodservice businesses still operating under ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. That’s the message from restaurant customers, industry professionals and suppliers who are working together as part of a Restaurant... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations

Travel South USA Ramps Up Canadian Representation

Travel South USA Ramps Up Canadian Representation Travel South USA (TSUSA) has named Reach Global Marketing Ltd. as its new agency of record. Canada is the top market for drive and fly-drive travel to the South, and Reach Global will be representing TSUSA partner states and elevating Travel South USA's Canadian presence through public... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Swoop Adds Three To Mark Anniversary

Swoop Adds Three To Mark Anniversary Swoop will add three new U.S. destinations to its network with non-stop flights to San Diego (SAN), St. Pete-Clearwater (PIE) and Orlando Sanford (SFB) beginning this winter. Bert van der Stege, Swoop’s head of commercial & finance, said: “Swoop is celebrating three years of bringing... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19

Get Your Nomination In For The Edith Baxter Memorial Award And Elevate Jamaica

Award Recipient Will Receive A Luxury All-inclusive Vacation In Jamaica

Get Your Nomination In For The Edith Baxter Memorial Award And Elevate Jamaica There is still time to get your nomination in for the Edith Baxter Memorial Award, an all-new award program that celebrates outstanding Canadians who use their influence to elevate Destination Jamaica. This year’s inaugural prize winner will receive a five-night Luxury Included®... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts

Craig-Peddie Retiring From ACTA

Avery Campbell Joins Association’s Advocacy Team

Craig-Peddie Retiring From ACTA Heather Craig-Peddie, ACTA’s Vice President of Advocacy and Member Relations will be retiring on July 16, 2021. Craig-Peddie has advocated on behalf of Canadian travel agencies and travel agents for more than 22 years and has made a tremendous contribution to ACTA and the Canadian travel... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Jamaica Goes Virtual With Canadian Product Showcase

Jamaica Goes Virtual With Canadian Product Showcase The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is gearing up for its inaugural Virtual Product Showcase for Canadian travel advisors. Set for July 20 from 1 pm to 3 pm ET, the event will provide advisors with the opportunity to get timely destination updates, connect with travel suppliers and enjoy some... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Air Transat Taking Off For Winter 2021-2022

Air Transat Taking Off For Winter 2021-2022 Air Transat unveiled its 2021-22 winter flight program, which begins Nov. 1 and features service to nearly 50 destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America, the United States and Europe. Miami and Fort Myers will be two new destinations that Air Transat will... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

Singapore Airlines Picks Discover The World In Canada

Singapore Airlines Picks Discover The World In Canada Effective July 1, 2021, Discover the World will take over responsibility for sales and marketing across Canada following the retirement of Les Kovacs as Sales Manager Canada for Singapore Airlines, Discover the World has provided sales representation to Singapore Airlines in Mexico for over... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Appointments, Canada, COVID-19, News

Help With The Recovery

Canadians Urged To Discover Their Own Backyard

Help With The Recovery Those with a stake in this country's tourist trade are keeping their fingers crossed that pleas from the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) for Canadians to vacation in this country when they're again ready to hit the road won't fall on deaf ears, reports Ian Stalker in the latest... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations
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