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BoC Could Hold Rate Until At Least 2023

BoC Could Hold Rate Until At Least 2023 According to half of the economists (47% or 7 out of 15) on Finder’s BoC Interest Rate Forecast panel, the Bank of Canada could hold the interest rate until at least 2023. A third of the panel expect the rate to hold until some point in 2023 while an additional 13% say it will hold beyond... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Insurance, News, Rail, Resorts, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Travel Advisors Are All-Stars

Agents Show Their Value When Things Go Wrong

Travel Advisors Are All-Stars In the Agents’ Choice 2020 Readership Survey, the value of using a travel agent is showcased in the issue’s feature story. In the wake of travel bans, restrictions, cancellations and last-minute re-booking needs brought on by the pandemic, it became apparent that those who used travel... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

A Call For Change

Canadian Travel Agents Pen Open Letter to Travel Suppliers

A Call For Change In an open letter to travel suppliers, the ACTA COVID-19 Travel Agency Leaders Advisory Committee calls for “a holistic review of the systemic practices and policies that are currently in place between travel agencies and travel suppliers.” The travel industry is going through an... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Rocky Mountaineer Extend 2021 Promotion

Rocky Mountaineer Extend 2021 Promotion Rocky Mountaineer has extended its “All Aboard 2021” promotion through Oct. 16; and is also offering improved flexible booking. Travellers can book a 2021 qualifying package of eight days or more and get four free perks, valued up to CDN$1,000 per couple. The four perks include two hotel... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Rail, Specials

We Salute You … All Of You

Everyone’s Favourite, The 2020 Agents’ Choice Awards Virtual Gala

We Salute You … All Of You Not even a global pandemic could prevent Baxter Media from paying tribute to those in the travel industry who are truly deserving of tributes. On Thursday, Baxter Media took the high-tech route to host the 2020 Agents’ Choice Awards Virtual Gala and salute the favourites of its annual, and... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Contests, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Weddings & Honeymoons

It’s Agents’ Choice Awards Gala Day

It’s Agents’ Choice Awards Gala Day Find out who all your favourites are this afternoon. There's still time to register to be a part of this historic event at: https://www.travelpress.com/aca-2020-gala/ The Baxter Media team is thrilled to deliver the highly-anticipated Agents' Choice Awards Virtual Gala presented by Manulife... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Agents’ Choice Awards Gala Happening TOMORROW

Agents’ Choice Awards Gala Happening TOMORROW Tomorrow, Baxter Media is excited to bring you the highly-anticipated Agents' Choice Awards Virtual Gala presented by Manulife and WestJet. Register today to be a part of this historic event: https://www.travelpress.com/aca-2020-gala/ The Agents' Choice gala brings Canada's travel... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Attractions, Car Rental, Contests, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

CHHB Urges Government To Extend CEWS

New Coalition Warns Of Widespread Bankruptcies Without Wage Subsidy

CHHB Urges Government To Extend CEWS A newly formed coalition representing people with a stake in this country's ailing tourism trade is calling on Ottawa to extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy well into next year, warning that if the federal government goes ahead with its planned phase-out of the subsidy, widespread travel... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, West

When Will The Domestic Travel Recovery Begin?

When Will The Domestic Travel Recovery Begin? In Canada, we have now completed our fifth month of fighting COVID-19, while we wait on a possible vaccine and try to establish the “new normal.” Our border to the US remains understandably closed, while our federal government takes no progressive action in opening our air borders to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Trends & Research

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 ›
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