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Tauck Adds Alpine Train Journey to European Portfolio

Tauck Adds Alpine Train Journey to European Portfolio A new-for-2020 Tauck itinerary, “A Grand Rail Adventure: Vienna, The Alps & Milan,” will combine the timeless romance of travel by luxury train with the spectacular landscapes, rich culture and historic cities and towns of Central Europe's Alps. The eight-day, four-country itinerary... more ›
Posted in News, Rail, Tour Operators

Rocky Mountaineer Celebrates With ‘Unforgettable 4’

Rocky Mountaineer Celebrates With ‘Unforgettable 4’ Rocky Mountaineer is turning 30 next year and kicking off the celebration early with its first promotion for the 2020 season. Through Aug. 31, guests stepping on board for a trip through Western Canada can take advantage of free perks with the “Unforgettable 4” promotion to enhance their... more ›
Posted in News, Rail, Specials

Above & Beyond

2019 Agents' Choice Awards Gala Hits New Heights

Above & Beyond Where were you when the Toronto Raptors won the NBA Championship? Well, for close to 400 of the Canadian travel industry's finest, the answer to that question is they were at the second annual Agents' Choice Awards Gala at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. It was a night of celebration and... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2019, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Agents’ Choice: Two Decades Of Tracking Trends

The 2019 Edition Of Canada's Most Trusted Travel Agent Readership Survey Is Here

Agents’ Choice: Two Decades Of Tracking Trends For 20 years, Baxter Media has worked diligently to make the Annual Agents’ Choice Readership Survey the most-trusted and authoritative travel industry poll in Canada. And the result, Canadian travel agents have made it their own, voting for their favourite suppliers in growing numbers,... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2019, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Agents’ Choice Celebrates Josef Ebner

Hotelier Presented With W.H. Baxter Lifetime Achievement Award

Agents’ Choice Celebrates Josef Ebner Being presented with the W.H. Baxter Lifetime Achievement Award at last night's second annual Agents' Choice Awards Gala is just the latest highlight for a man whose career and life have seen many lofty achievements. Josef Ebner, regional vice-president - Canada and managing director of... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2019, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Agents Can Win Europe Fam With Rail Europe

Agents Can Win Europe Fam With Rail Europe Rail Europe and Eurail are asking travel agents to inspire others to see Europe from the window of a train by creating their ideal itinerary using the new Eurail Global Pass in the “My Dream Itinerary” contest. Participating agents can win the chance to experience their own dream rail... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, Rail

The Dream Makers

Building Relationships And Turning Bucket Lists Into Reality

The Dream Makers These days travellers are looking for more from their vacations than simply seeing the sights. They want to be authentically immersed in the destination through experiences and local interactions. At the core, it's the people they encounter along the way who help shape their trip. In the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Specials, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Take The Train, Get Two Free Nights in Cape Town

Take The Train, Get Two Free Nights in Cape Town Goway is offering two free nights in Cape Town for customers travelling on the Shongololo Express on the March 2020 departure. “This train experience is one of our most popular travel concepts,” says Moira Smith, general manager for Goway Africa. Likened to a “cruise on wheels,”... more ›
Posted in Rail, Specials, Tour Operators

Air Transat Increases Its Presence in France, Belgium

Air Transat Increases Its Presence in France, Belgium Air Transat has announced that sale of its new TGV AIR service, offered in association with the SNCF in France, is now available across all its platforms. The service lets Air Transat passengers landing in Paris connect with the TGV railway system to reach various cities in France as well as... more ›
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Matheson Joins Rocky Mountaineer

Matheson Joins Rocky Mountaineer Rocky Mountaineer has named Tyson Matheson as vice-president of global human resources. In this role, Matheson will be responsible for driving the global human resources strategies, including employee engagement, people recruitment and development, and organizational culture. Steve... more ›
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