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WestJet Embraces The Future

“Come Along On The Journey With Us”

WestJet Embraces The Future “Tonight is about telling the story of our future,” was the welcome that WestJet's director, agency sales, Jane Clementino had for about 150 of the carrier's top travel agency partners in Toronto last night. And quite a story it is and is going to be. Senior WestJet executives –... more ›
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Rewards For Agents From RIU, Sunwing

Rewards For Agents From RIU, Sunwing RIU Hotels & Resorts and Sunwing got together to thank their top-performing agents this month with appreciation lunches in Quebec City and Kitchener, Ontario. Top producing agents were invited to enjoy a complimentary lunch, meet with RIU and Sunwing sales teams and learn about upcoming... more ›
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Upscale Anguilla Focuses On Quality

Upscale Anguilla Focuses On Quality Anguilla clearly isn't synonymous with slumming it, with the smallish island having earned itself an upscale reputation. Donna Banks, chairperson of the Anguilla Tourist Board, told a Wednesday Toronto gathering when it comes to the “number of luxury accommodations per capita we are number... more ›
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Canadian Agents Shine at Sandals S.T.A.R. Awards

Canadian Agents Shine at Sandals S.T.A.R. Awards Sandals Resorts International recently celebrated the 17th Annual Sandals Travel Agency Recognition (S.T.A.R.) Awards – in which Canadian agents fared well – during a gala ceremony at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort. More than 400 agents from North America, Latin America and the United Kingdom... more ›
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Run Barbados

Come For The Run, Stay For The Fun

Run Barbados Run Barbados celebrated the 36th anniversary of its popular running series on the weekend, Dec. 7-9. More than 2,300 runners, from casual to competitive, travelled to Bridgetown, Barbados from 23 countries to participate in a weekend full of various running events, reports Press Today's Ashley... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Showcasing The Flavours Of Germany

Showcasing The Flavours Of Germany About 60 travel trade types were taken on a tasty journey of Germany last night (Dec. 10) by Julia Dywelski, director of marketing & sales, Canada for the German National Tourist Office. Joined by partners, Lufthansa and Wines of Germany, the Flavours of Germany event was held at... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Rose Thanks Industry For JTB Support

Rose Thanks Industry For JTB Support The outgoing Canadian director of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) in Canada used a Saturday night Toronto farewell party to thank the industry for working with the tourist board during his tenure. “Thank you all for the support you've given to the Jamaica Tourist Board during for the past... more ›
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Canadian Agents Win Big At Karisma’s GIVC Awards

Canadian Agents Win Big At Karisma’s GIVC Awards Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ 11th annual Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant Sales & Marketing Forum wrapped up on Friday night (Dec. 7) with an awards gala honouring top producing travel professionals. A group of 41 Canadian agents were on location at the El Dorado Royale in the... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, News, On The Road Again, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Bleisure Is Booming

Expedia Group Media Solutions Study Tracks Growing Trend

Bleisure Is Booming The number of people seeking to use their business trips as the starting point for a holiday extension is rapidly growing in number, says a new study by Expedia Group Media Solutions. These so-called “bleisure” travellers have increased in number by nearly 40% since a 2016 study, when... more ›
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Absolutely Amazing

New Miami Beach Convention Center Re-imagined For Tomorrow

Absolutely Amazing A cloudy sky was not going to dispel the long anticipated ribbon cutting ceremony of Miami Beach's re-imagined 21st century Miami Beach Convention Center, reports Ilona Kauremszky, attending the event for Press Today. Last Tuesday key representatives from Florida's Miami-Dade County which... more ›
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