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Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban Quebec Premier François Legault is calling on the federal government to ban non-essential international travel. The Premier indicated that he wants to avoid reliving the situation linked to the March 2020 March break, which could have disastrous consequences for the provinces health... more ›
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Baxter Media Gives Back

Baxter Media Gives Back We would like to extend our sincere appreciation for your support throughout this very challenging year. In March, we talked about staying strong, working together, keeping hope alive and staying resilient. Throughout, we have stayed true to our mission as our team has continued to serve... more ›
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Park’N Fly Launches New Website

Park’N Fly Launches New Website Park'N Fly, Canada has launched a new website. The desktop and mobile responsive website provide users with a dynamic web-based platform. With a choice of more options and greater flexibility, the design and functionality of the new website puts users in control and help them reserve their... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, COVID-19, Technology

Take To The Road With CanaDream RV

Take To The Road With CanaDream RV With winter on its way, and CanaDream RV has some special offers for Canadians looking for a unique way to pursue winter activities. Klaus Gretzmacher, vice president tourism for CanaDream, observed that: “Waking up in your luxury winter chalet on wheels in a winter wonderland of fresh... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, COVID-19, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

BoC Could Hold Rate Until At Least 2023

BoC Could Hold Rate Until At Least 2023 According to half of the economists (47% or 7 out of 15) on Finder’s BoC Interest Rate Forecast panel, the Bank of Canada could hold the interest rate until at least 2023. A third of the panel expect the rate to hold until some point in 2023 while an additional 13% say it will hold beyond... more ›
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National Extends Loyalty Benefits

National Extends Loyalty Benefits Enterprise Holdings reports that National Car Rental is extending its loyalty benefits an additional year. Now Emerald Club Program Free Days -- previously set to expire Dec. 31, 2020 -- will not expire until Dec. 31, 2021. The move makes National the first in the industry to extend loyalty... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, COVID-19, News

A Celebration For The Industry

Agents’ Choice 2020 Gala Celebrates The Industry

A Celebration For The Industry No one will argue with the assertion that the travel industry in Canada needs a reason to celebrate. Certainly, no on here at Baxter Media will argue with that. So, while a global pandemic may have prevented an in-person, hugs and cheek-kissing gala, it didn’t prevent Baxter Media from... more ›
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Travel Advisors Are All-Stars

Agents Show Their Value When Things Go Wrong

Travel Advisors Are All-Stars In the Agents’ Choice 2020 Readership Survey, the value of using a travel agent is showcased in the issue’s feature story. In the wake of travel bans, restrictions, cancellations and last-minute re-booking needs brought on by the pandemic, it became apparent that those who used travel... more ›
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A Call For Change

Canadian Travel Agents Pen Open Letter to Travel Suppliers

A Call For Change In an open letter to travel suppliers, the ACTA COVID-19 Travel Agency Leaders Advisory Committee calls for “a holistic review of the systemic practices and policies that are currently in place between travel agencies and travel suppliers.” The travel industry is going through an... more ›
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We Salute You … All Of You

Everyone’s Favourite, The 2020 Agents’ Choice Awards Virtual Gala

We Salute You … All Of You Not even a global pandemic could prevent Baxter Media from paying tribute to those in the travel industry who are truly deserving of tributes. On Thursday, Baxter Media took the high-tech route to host the 2020 Agents’ Choice Awards Virtual Gala and salute the favourites of its annual, and... more ›
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