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TL Network Execs Talks Trends, Tech And Lots More

It’s Our Time Now In a wide ranging briefing in Toronto this week, top executives from the TL Network talked trends, marketing, technology, education, and a whole lot more, along with providing an update on what TL Network has planned for the coming year and beyond. John Lovell, CTC, president of Travel... more ›
Posted in News, Technology, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Cayman Islands Beats Its 2022 Projections

Cayman Islands Beats Its 2022 Projections The Cayman Islands is reporting that it surpassed its visitor projections for 2022. It welcomed 1,027,668 visitors in 2022 with 743,394 cruise passengers and 284,274 stayover visitors. The figures for both cruise and stayover visitation exceeded goals set by the Cayman Islands Government. On... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Air France Bolsters Its Canadian Service  

Air France Bolsters Its Canadian Service   Air France is increasing capacity to Canada – the carrier’s second  largest long-haul market in terms of available seat capacity. In summer 2023, Air France will operate up to 50 weekly flights to 5 destinations in Canada: Ottawa (new service in 2023), Quebec City (new service in 2022),... more ›
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GBTA Poll Finds Bookings, Spending On The Upswing

GBTA Poll Finds Bookings, Spending On The Upswing In its Q1 2023 Business Travel Outlook Poll, the GBTA reports that global business travel is forecast to see an uptick in 2023 versus 2022. It says that companies are expected to send more employees on trips and travel suppliers anticipate an increase in corporate travel spending. Sectors... more ›
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Porter Takes Off With Embraer E195-E2

Porter Takes Off With Embraer E195-E2 Porter Airlines is celebrating its first flights with the new Embraer E195-E2 between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), and Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) this week. The introduction of E195-E2 service on these routes, which are... more ›
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TICO Reduces Certification Exam Rewrite Wait Times

TICO Reduces Certification Exam Rewrite Wait Times The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is reducing the required rewrite wait times for the Travel Counsellor and Supervisor/Manager exams effective Feb. 1, 2023. With the travel industry continuing to rebound, the change is aimed at facilitating the pace at which new travel... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Transat Highlights Return Of Its Europe Tours

Operator Features Promotions For Travellers And Travel Agents

Transat Highlights Return Of Its Europe Tours Transat is celebrating the return of its Europe tours, featuring over 40 guaranteed departures from both Toronto and Montréal for next summer. Transat's Guided, Your Way and Combo tours in Europe offer a variety of itineraries to discover Croatia, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, France,... more ›
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Agents’ Choice Is Back – Bigger And Better Than Ever

Agents’ Choice Is Back – Bigger And Better Than Ever Finally, some good news … no, strike that ... Some Great News ... Baxter Media has launched the 23rd edition of the Annual Agents’ Choice Readership Survey and we’re hoping that Canada’s original, authoritative and most popular travel advisor readership survey will be a harbinger of... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2023, Canada, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Two Ways To Stay In Riviera Maya

Two Ways To Stay In Riviera Maya Travel Courier experienced the adults-only Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya and the family-friendly Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun to showcase what sets them apart and what your clients can expect. If head mixologist Misael Ruiz can use only one word to describe the concept behind the Social Bar in the... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, On The Road Again, Resorts

WS Temporarily Suspends Halifax-Europe Service

WS Temporarily Suspends Halifax-Europe Service WestJet has announced that it has temporarily suspended transatlantic service between Halifax and Europe as part of its 2023 summer schedule. The Jan. 30, 2023 announcement came as a result of the airline’s strategic decision to suspend transatlantic flying from select Canadian cities as... more ›
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