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TICO Marks 25th As It Celebrates Its Achievements

TICO Marks 25th As It Celebrates Its Achievements Hard to believe, but the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) celebrated its 25th anniversary of providing consumer protection to Ontario travellers during its virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) this week (June 28). During the AGM, officials shared the organization’s key... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

YVR, ITBC Team Up On Initiative

Indigenous Tourism Training Grant Recipients Announced

YVR, ITBC Team Up On Initiative Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) and YVR have announced the award of Indigenous Tourism Training Grants to two YVR partners, Salmon ‘n’ Bannock On The Fly and Musqueam Art Store. The announcement comes during National Indigenous Peoples Month – a time to celebrate all Indigenous... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, Indigenous tourism, News

Industry Comes Together At The 2022 Agents’ Choice Awards Gala

Industry Comes Together At The 2022 Agents’ Choice Awards Gala It was a remarkable case of togetherness in an industry that has shown remarkable resilience. Baxter Media hosted its annual Agents' Choice Awards Gala Thursday night, with a large cross-section of people on hand to pay tribute to the best this country’s travel industry has to... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice 2022, Canada, Events, News

Red Carpet Glitter At 2022 Agents’ Choice Awards Gala

Red Carpet Glitter At 2022 Agents’ Choice Awards Gala At the Eglinton Grand last night everyone was red carpet ready. The top guns of Canada’s travel industry were elated to finally be back after 2+ hard years with many of them seeing each other for the first time. There were no Zoom calls going on here. It was all in-person, face-to-face,... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice 2022, Canada, Events, News

Inflation Impacting Canadians’ Travel Plans In 2022 

Inflation Impacting Canadians’ Travel Plans In 2022  After years of staycationing, Canadians are ready to pack their bags and take off to destinations at home and abroad. However, many will be surprised to learn travel funds won’t go as far as they once hoped, as the tourism industry continues to recover from the pandemic and prices... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Trends & Research

The 2022 Agents’ Choice Gala Is Back And Tonight’s The Night

The 2022 Agents’ Choice Gala Is Back And Tonight’s The Night The 2022 Agents’ Choice Awards Gala is back and tonight is the night. After two years of only being able to gather virtually, Baxter Media and a host of great sponsors are just hours away from welcoming a sell-out crowd to Toronto’s Eglinton Grand to celebrate the favourites of this... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice 2022, Canada, Events, News, Travel Agents

CheapOair.ca Finds Home Is Where The Heart Is

CheapOair.ca Finds Home Is Where The Heart Is In its latest poll, CheapOair.ca reports that Canadians are planning to celebrate Canada Day at home as the high cost of fuel has limited their options. CheapOair.ca Canada asked Canadians how they planned to spend the holiday while also searching for what is the most iconic way to... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Online Travel Agency, Trends & Research

Swoop Grows Its Atlantic Presence

Swoop Grows Its Atlantic Presence Swoop has launched new service from Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) to Ottawa International Airport (YOW). Shane Workman, Head of Flight Operations, Swoop, said: “As Canada's leading ultra-low-cost airline, we are thrilled to be adding more connectivity for residents of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, News

Ottawa Tourism Launches Unofficial Museums

Ottawa Tourism Launches Unofficial Museums Ottawa Tourism granted special museum status to dozens of Ottawa festivals, restaurants, concert venues, and attractions as a way to shine a light on some of the city’s cultural hidden gems. The Unofficial Museums campaign aims to attract travellers to Ottawa by celebrating culture and... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Tourism Organizations

Aurora Expeditions Sets A Course To Growth

Aurora Expeditions Sets A Course To Growth Australia’s award-winning, 100% carbon neutral travel adventure company Aurora Expeditions is continuing to grow its global presence with the announcement that Nicolas Bilek will drive business development for the expedition operator, focusing on French-speaking markets including France,... more ›
Posted in Canada, Cruise, News
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