First in Service Travel LTD (F1S) wrapped up its F1S SUMM1T at the Virgin Hotels New York.
It was the company’s first-ever two-day event and celebrated First in Service’s unprecedented growth since the pandemic as its annual sales now surpass $300 million and its total number of advisors... more ›
Cuban tourism authorities are hoping to convince tour operators that send Canadians on Cuba beach vacations to show other sides of the country to vacationers as well.
Cuban tourism minister Juan Carlos Garcia Granda says he hopes to see more tour operators offer escorted tours that can... more ›
Travel industry veteran, Stéphanie Bishop has announced that she is retiring. After 15 years as the managing director of the Globus family of brands’ Toronto office, Bishop is set to depart the company in May, having hand-selected a new leadership team to oversee Canada’s sales, marketing... more ›
Intrepid Travel says that it is looking to bring its first international tourists to mainland China by June of this year. The move follows the announcement by the Chinese government that it was allowing inbound travellers with visas to enter the country as of March 15, 2023.
Some... more ›
Air Canada will be adding new, non-stop seasonal flights between Montreal and Amsterdam this summer.
Flights will operate five-times weekly using the carrier’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, and linking to and from Air Canada's extensive North American network at its Montreal global... more ›
Responding to Transport Minister, Omar Alghabra’s March 14 announcement of $75.9 million in additional funding to help the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) clear consumer compensation claims, the National Airlines Council of Canada’s (NACC) president and CEO, Jeff Morrison... more ›
Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. reports that it is in discussions with Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. “to explore a potential collaboration between the two airlines.” Subject to all regulatory approvals, the parties are discussing the possibility of including non-stop flights between... more ›
According to the latest Longwoods International tracking study of American travellers, 93% of them have trips planned in the next six months -- the highest level in three years.
A fifth of them have trips planned within a month, a quarter will travel in one to two months and almost a third... more ›
Federal Government Announces Funding To Clear Air Passenger Complaints Backlog
Federal Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra announced an additional $75.9 million in funding over three years -- starting in 2023-2024 -- to ensure the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has the resources to address passenger rights complaints and strengthen the operation of the federal... more ›
Alex Handa Remembers His Father
Every once in a while, you meet someone radically different than the rest. My father was one of those people. He was fully of energy and kindness. Rather than talk about work he wanted to talk about your family or health. More likely than coming to a business meeting to make a deal he would... more ›