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Sunwing Introduces Worry Free Plus Option

Sunwing Introduces Worry Free Plus Option Sunwing is updating its Worry Free insurance offerings effective Sept. 19 and is introducing Worry Free Plus, a new coverage option to further meet the travel needs of customers and ensure they can vacation in paradise with confidence. In making the announcement, Andrew Dawson, President of... more ›
Posted in Insurance, Tour Operators

Zurich Canada Launches New Coverage 

Zurich Canada Launches New Coverage  Zurich Canada is now offering customers Group Accident Insurance that combines customizable coverages with first-class support services for employees before, during and after their trips. At a time when business travel is expected to increase after years of pandemic-related restrictions,... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Insurance

Hot Travel Trends 2022

Hot Travel Trends 2022 It’s hard to predict what the future holds at a time when anything can change in an instant and the travel industry remains in a fluid state. But to get a sense of what’s in store for 2022, Travel Courier talked to a panel of travel industry professionals and tour operators and in this... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Insurance, News, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Remembering John McKenna

June 28, 1935 - November 27, 2021

Remembering John McKenna For many of us in the travel industry here in Canada, John McKenna and travel insurance were synonymous. McKenna, an industry icon, passed away at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on Nov. 27. He was 86. Born in Montreal, McKenna began his professional career as a personnel administration... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Insurance, News, Obituary

Porter Partners With Allianz Global Assistance

Porter Partners With Allianz Global Assistance Porter Airlines has partnered with Allianz Global Assistance in a move that sees Allianz Global Assistance become the carrier’s new travel insurance provider, and offering its customers a variety of insurance products and options. Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Insurance, News

TuGo Enhancements Have Clients Covered

TuGo Enhancements Have Clients Covered TuGo has announced that it has made further enhancements to its Traveller product to address COVID-19-specific concerns. Brad Dance, Chief Customer Officer and THIA Past President, explained that: “TuGo has continued to listen to our customers and evolve our product offering to support... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Insurance, News, Travel Agents

Sunwing Making Travel Easy

Offering Zero Change Fees, Free COVID-19 Medical Coverage On Most All-Inclusive Packages

Sunwing Making Travel Easy Sunwing is making it easy for agents and customers to navigate the new world of travel with more flexibility, insurance options and relevant content than ever before. The company is offering the ability for customers to change their plans anytime with no fees along with free COVID-19... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Insurance, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

SRI Launches Sandals Vacation Assurance

SRI Launches Sandals Vacation Assurance Sandals Resorts International (SRI) is introducing Sandals Vacation Assurance, the industry’s most comprehensive vacation protection program featuring an industry-first guarantee of a free replacement vacation including airfare for guests impacted by COVID-19 related travel... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Insurance, News, Resorts

Murcia Promoting Free COVID Insurance At WTM

Murcia Promoting Free COVID Insurance At WTM The Spanish destination of Murcia will be front and centre at this year’s WTM London, promoting the fact that it is offering visitors free COVID-19 travel insurance. From July 1, 2021, visitors to the Region of Murcia who stay in regulated tourist accommodation will be able to take... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Insurance, News, Tourism Organizations

Know Before You Go

Orion Travel Insurance Highlights How Global Travel Will Be Different

Know Before You Go Quarantine restrictions for fully vaccinated Canadians have been relaxed and many Canadians are eager to travel, however, Orion Travel Insurance reminds travellers, that a Level 3 Global Affairs travel advisory remains in effect, and Canadians need to understand the ongoing uncertainty... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Insurance, News, Trends & Research
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