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WestJet Makes It All About Agents

Retailers Turn Out In Force At Carrier's Mississauga Show

WestJet Makes It All About Agents As close to 500 travel agents connected with some 60 suppliers at the WestJet Travel Trade Expo in Mississauga last night (April 17), PressToday (PT) had a chance to have a chat with the airline's director, agency sales, Jane Clementino about the message she'd be delivering to agents during the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Travel Agents

Nexion Travel Group Set For CoNexion 2019

Nexion Travel Group Set For CoNexion 2019 Nexion Travel Group has announced Scott Chesney as its keynote speaker for CoNexion 2019, which will take place Sept. 12-15 at Universal Orlando Resort. Chesney is a speaker, coach and traveller who also navigates life with paralysis. He will share his inspiring story with CoNexion attendees... more ›
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Starstruck In Utah

Great Outdoors Beckons Visitors

Starstruck In Utah Becki Lewis says those who visit her southwestern Utah destination may end up feeling a little star-struck. Lewis, with Visit Cedar City told a Monday Toronto gathering promoting Utah that those who visit her area can easily enjoy outdoor pursuits, such as mountain biking, and dramatic natural... more ›
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Tianguis Turns Spotlight On Mexico’s Obrador

Some Praise, Some Criticism For Country's New Government

Tianguis Turns Spotlight On Mexico’s Obrador Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador may have dodged a visit to the Lion's Den when he visited Mexican tourism show Tianguis. Lopez Obrador's administration drew widespread criticism over its decision to close Mexico Tourism Board offices – including the three in this country – at... more ›
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New Hampshire: Definitely Something Special

New Hampshire: Definitely Something Special Travel trade types gathered in Toronto late last week to discover the wonders of New Hampshire, including the state's iconic general stores that have become so popular with visitors. Taylor Caswell, commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs, welcomed... more ›
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Germany Gears Up For 100 Years of Bauhaus

Germany Gears Up For 100 Years of Bauhaus While the roots of the Bauhaus movement stem from Weimar, Germany, its influence has shaped many cities around the world — even in Canada. In Toronto yesterday (April 11) to highlight the Centenary of the Bauhaus along with the German National Tourist Office, Judith König of the Investment... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Mexico Celebrates Successful Tianguis

Mexico Celebrates Successful Tianguis Mexican tourism minister Miguel Torruco is eager to close the gap between the number of visitors his country receives and the amount of money they spend. Torruco said during the closing of the country’s Tianguis tourism show this week, that Mexico is now the seventh most-visited country in... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again

Puerto Rico To Host 2020 WTTC Global Summit

Puerto Rico To Host 2020 WTTC Global Summit The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that Puerto Rico will host its 2020 Global Summit, from April 21-23. The location of the 2020 Global Summit, which officials say regarded is regarded as the most important event in the travel and tourism sector worldwide, was... more ›
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A Lifetime Of Achievement

Arlene Keis Recognized For Her Contributions At BC Tourism Conference

A Lifetime Of Achievement During the recent BC Tourism Industry Conference, a special Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Arlene Keis, CEO of go2 HR, by the Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC). This special Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual for their long-serving tenure in BC’s... more ›
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Take A Hike In Switzerland

Art, food and nature await

Take A Hike In Switzerland Although Canadians can enjoy the great outdoors in their own backyard, there are plenty of reasons to consider taking a hike in Switzerland. According to Ursula Beamish-Mader, manager, media relations North America for Switzerland Tourism, breathtaking nature, a dense network of hiking... more ›
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