Remembering Donna Haynes

Remembering Donna Haynes Baxter Media is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Donna Haynes. During her time running Sandals operations in Canada, she was a regular visitor to our offices and a good and great friend of our editor-in-chief, Edith Baxter. In fact, it was during one of those visits that the two... more ›
Posted in News, Obituary

Taking A Balanced Approach On The Path To Recovery

Taking A Balanced Approach On The Path To Recovery “We are seeing shoots of growth in markets like North America, which is set to rebound even more strongly than before as carriers like Singapore Airlines and United Airlines are increasing capacity in the coming months. Last year, we even added a new long haul city link to Vancouver,”... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Obituary, Tourism Organizations

Remembering Stephen Elmy

December 13, 1950 to October 3, 2022

Remembering Stephen Elmy Take a moment to Remember Stephen Elmy today. The former general manger and VP of South African Airways operations in Canada passed away yesterday, October 3, 2022 at the age of 71. All of us here at Baxter Media remember Stephen as a constant visitor at our offices; as an early adopter... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, Obituary

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II As world leaders gather in London this morning for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, a number of leaders in the world of tourism offered their thoughts on this somber occasion. António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations, observed: “Queen Elizabeth II was a good friend of the... more ›
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The Industry Remembers Queen Elizabeth II

The Industry Remembers Queen Elizabeth II The global travel and tourism industry is remembering Queen Elizabeth II today. Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO, said: “WTTC, its Members, and the global Travel & Tourism community are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Queen Elizabeth II.” Simpson said: “The Queen... more ›
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Remembering Charles Stanley ‘Roger’ Jarvis

Feb. 13, 1934 – July 7, 2022

Remembering Charles Stanley ‘Roger’ Jarvis It’s with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Roger Jarvis on July 7, 2022. Ironically, on the night before the start of the 2022 Calgary Stampede. Roger was born in Frenchman Butte, Saskatchewan on Feb. 13, 1934. He attended primary and junior high school in Frenchman Butte and went... more ›
Posted in Obituary, Travel Agents

Remembering Ron Harding

Pay Tribute To Him Today By Helping Someone Have A Great Day

Remembering Ron Harding All of us here at Baxter Media were saddened to learn of the passing of Ronald Herbert Harding on Feb. 28, 2022, at the age of 84 at Collingwood Hospital after a life altering accident. Harding was surrounded by his loved ones who will continue to honour his legacy by living life with... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Obituary, Tour Operators

Remembering Jean Holder

Remembering Jean Holder The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is mourning the loss of Dr. Jean Holder, the father of regional tourism development. The late Dr. Holder spent more than 30 years of his professional life leading the development and expansion of the sector that would become the region’s main foreign... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Obituary, Tourism Organizations

TICO Remembers Frank Dennis

TICO Remembers Frank Dennis The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO), its Board of Directors and all of its employees are remembering Frank Dennis. “We are saddened by the recent passing of Mr. Frank Dennis, TICO says in a statement, that continues: “Frank was the first Chairperson of TICO’s Board of... more ›
Posted in Canada, Obituary, Tourism Organizations

Remembering Frank Dennis

Remembering Frank Dennis It is with great sadness and sorrow that Uniglobe Travel (Eastern Canada) announces the passing of their past owner and CEO – Frank V. Dennis Dennis passed away on Jan. 15, 2022 – he was 80 years old. Prior to joining Uniglobe, Dennis enjoyed a successful career in the food industry... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Obituary, Travel Agents