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Transat Promotes Merrill, Larose

Transat Promotes Merrill, Larose Transat has named Lindsay Merrill as its Sales Manager, Ontario, Atlantic and Western Canada. Merrill has over 14 years of experience in various roles at Transat, including Call Outs Agent (Manifest Team), Customer Care Centre Lead Agent, Group Sales Agent & Inside Sales Representative.... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Canada, COVID-19, Tour Operators

TICO Signs On To BlackNorth Initiative Pledge

Commits To Helping End Anti-Black Systemic Racism 

TICO Signs On To BlackNorth Initiative Pledge The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) has joined close to 500 organizations in signing the BlackNorth Initiative Pledge in support of helping to end anti-black systemic racism in the workplace and beyond. Led by the Canadian Council of Business Leaders Against Anti-Black Systemic... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations

Don’t Look Back, Look Forward

A Conversation With Nanaimo Airport’s Dave Devana

Don’t Look Back, Look Forward Dave Devana, president & CEO of Nanaimo Airport (YCD), will tell you that in early 2020, YCD was anticipating another record year, expecting to welcome over 500,000 passengers. On March 17, 2020, the BC Government declared a Provincial Health Emergency, and in April 2020 passenger counts... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Air Canada Ramps Up Canada-US Flight Operations

Air Canada Ramps Up Canada-US Flight Operations Air Canada is taking off this summer with a schedule which features 55 routes and 34 destinations and up to 220 daily flights between the U.S. and Canada. The new schedule coincides with the loosening of restrictions on travel between the two countries as of Aug. 9, 2021, enabling fully... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Travel Agents

TIAO ‘Delighted’ With Border Changes

TIAO ‘Delighted’ With Border Changes In a message to its members, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) notes that: “After months of campaigning for the Federal Government to announce it's plans on when and how it would re-open the border, I am delighted to be able to share with you the news on when fully... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours Set To Celebrate 30th Season

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours Set To Celebrate 30th Season Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours will mark a significant milestone in 2021, celebrating its 30th season taking passengers on rides through the whitewater of the Niagara River. After being closed for several months due to COVID-19 restrictions, the company is excited to welcome guests back on board,... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Cruise, News

Industry Reacts: A Great Step Forward

TIAC, ACTA Encouraged; NACC Looks Forward To Reopening, But Says Further Action Needed

Industry Reacts: A Great Step Forward   TIAC and ACTA say they are encouraged by the federal government’s announcement on the easing of border measures earlier today, while the National Airline Council of Canada (NACC) indicated that it was looking forward to the reopening of the border, but also said that further action... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News

Agents Share Their Thoughts On Fams And When They’ll Be Ready To Travel Again

Agents Share Their Thoughts On Fams And When They’ll Be Ready To Travel Again After the annual TTAND conference was rescheduled multiple times due to the pandemic, Arlene Gibbons has her sights set on travelling to Jamaica at the end of October as it looks promising that the event will proceed as planned this time. “I love Jamaica, it’s one of my favourite islands... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Fams, News, Travel Agents

Ireland Is Back And Canadians Are Welcome

Emerald Isle Now Open To Canadian Visitors

Ireland Is Back And Canadians Are Welcome Ireland is now welcoming back visitors from Canada who have valid proof of vaccination. And for those who are fully vaccinated, no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary. The welcome mat for Canadians is being rolled out by none other than Tourism Ireland CEO, Niall... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Positivity, Excitement And Confidence

Flight Centre Reports A Distinct Shift In Sentiment

Positivity, Excitement And Confidence In a recent survey of its customers, Flight Centre Travel Group is reporting a distinct shift in positive sentiment compared to the results of a similar survey conducted in November 2020. The most recent survey was conducted in June of 2021 and saw close to 2,000 people respond. Key findings... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research
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