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COVID-19 Insurance Compliments Of Air Canada

COVID-19 Insurance Compliments Of Air Canada Air Canada will be including complimentary COVID-19 emergency medical & quarantine insurance for eligible customers booking round-trip international flights. The coverage, available for new bookings made in Canada from Sept. 17 (today) until Oct. 31, 2020, inclusive, provides emergency... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Insurance, News

Sunwing Adds Complimentary COVID-19 Insurance

Sunwing Adds Complimentary COVID-19 Insurance Sunwing has partnered with Manulife to offer COVID-19 Coverage to Canadians at no additional cost when booking their long-awaited vacation. Designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine costs associated with COVID-19, this coverage is included in all Sunwing vacation packages (excluding... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Insurance, News, Tour Operators

Manulife Launching  COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan

Manulife Launching  COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan Coming this October, the Manulife COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan will be available to Canadians travelling in Canada and internationally, including to countries with a Level 3 Travel Advisory. The policy will provide Emergency Medical coverage, including specific additional coverage for... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Insurance, News

A Little Insurance From WestJet

Carrier Introducing No-Charge COVID-19 Travel Insurance Coverage

A Little Insurance From WestJet WestJet has announced no-charge COVID-19 travel insurance coverage for eligible guests booking travel to Mexico, the Caribbean and European destinations including the United Kingdom. The airline says that for reservations made on or after Sept. 18, 2020, any WestJet air-only reservation... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Insurance, News, Travel Agents

Taking Care Of Customers

Flight Centre, Allianz Global Assistance Team Up On Coverage

Taking Care Of Customers Flight Centre and Allianz Global Assistance have teamed up to cover certain emergency medical and quarantine expenses related to COVID-19 while travelling. The COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan was designed to help restore Canadians’ confidence in travel, and comes at no additional... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Insurance, News, Travel Agents

ACV Launches COVID-19 Coverage, Assistance Plan

ACV Launches COVID-19 Coverage, Assistance Plan Air Canada Vacations is now offering a COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan, administered by Allianz Global Assistance. The new plan will be offered at no additional cost to customers booking with Air Canada Vacations and it’s designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine expenses if... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Insurance, News, Tour Operators

Meet Your New Competition

The Desire Not To Travel … At All

Meet Your New Competition In conversation with Canadian Travel Press, Forrester’s chief business technology officer & head of FeedbackNow, Steve Peltzman makes it clear that “the pandemic will have a long-term effect, and the customer balance between convenience and safety will shift forever as a... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Online Travel Agency, Rail, Resorts, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Allianz Global Assistance Names Hathaway As CSO

Allianz Global Assistance Names Hathaway As CSO Allianz Global Assistance has named Lucy Hathaway as its chief sales officer, effective immediately. Hathaway brings a wealth of insurance industry experience to her new role in the areas of strategic planning, business development and financial management. Over her 25-year career, she... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Insurance

WTTC Calls For Testing At Airports

Council Also Launches Insurance Guidelines For Industry

WTTC Calls For Testing At Airports The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling on governments around the world to implement comprehensive testing facilities at airports. Gloria Guevara, WTTC president & CEO said: “WTTC is calling upon Governments around the world to begin a substantial program of investment... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Insurance, News, Tourism Organizations

Agents’ Choice: Last Chance To Vote

Agents’ Choice: Last Chance To Vote Calling all travel agents! Today is your last chance to vote in the annual Agents' Choice readership survey. Vote now at www.travelpress.com/agentschoice. In case you missed the chance to vote in Agents’ Choice - Canada's original and most authoritative travel industry survey - Baxter... more ›
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