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 ›
Commits To Helping End Anti-Black Systemic Racism
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 ›
A Conversation With Nanaimo Airport’s Dave Devana
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
TIAC, ACTA Encouraged; NACC Looks Forward To Reopening, But Says Further Action Needed
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 ›
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 ›
Emerald Isle Now Open To Canadian Visitors
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 ›
Flight Centre Reports A Distinct Shift In Sentiment
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 ›