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Always Put Your Best Foot Forward

Women in Travel Featuring Maureen Barnes-Smith

Always Put Your Best Foot Forward Running a travel-centric sales office in the middle of a global pandemic is not an easy feat. Over the past year and counting, Maureen Barnes-Smith says Unique Vacations Inc. shifted strategies to keep Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts at the forefront. “For us it was just a matter of... more ›
Posted in Canada, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Women in travel

Vrbo’s Premier Host Makes Its Debut In Canada

Vrbo’s Premier Host Makes Its Debut In Canada Vrbo has now made its Premier Host program available in Canada. The Expedia Group company refined the Premier status program back in April of this year to better serve rental owners and property managers at an account level across all listings, and to provide enhanced benefits and is now... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Technology

“My Idea Of Luxury Is Being By The Sea”

Sandals Honours Its Founder On His Birthday (July 6)

“My Idea Of Luxury Is Being By The Sea” Sandals Resorts International (SRI) will commemorate the life of its late founder and chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart in a series of on-property and digital happenings timed to honour  him on his birthday (July 6). On property, each resort will be presented with a specially framed... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts

A Little Peace Of Mind From Club Med 

A Little Peace Of Mind From Club Med  Club Med is welcoming Canadians back to its resorts around the world with a little peach of mind. Following a year of uncertainty, it has become pretty clear that flexibility and safety are top of mind with travellers and Club Med’s Flexible Cancellation Policy allows guests to make short... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts, Specials

Sandals Expanding Royal Bahamian Project

Sandals Expanding Royal Bahamian Project Sandals Resorts International (SRI) is expanding the existing multi-million-dollar renovation of Sandals Royal Bahamian, with plans to reopen on Jan. 27, 2022. Along with the already-announced iconic river suites and refurbishment of over 200 rooms and suites, Sandals Royal Bahamian will... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts

Tourism Roundtable Says Canadians Expected More

Tourism Roundtable Says Canadians Expected More Canadians expected more. That’s the takeaway from the federal government’s decision to lift some quarantine restrictions for Canadians and permanent residents who are fully vaccinated, starting July 5 according to the Canadian Travel & Tourism Roundtable (The Roundtable). While... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, Car Rental, COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Winners of Oasis Hotels and Resorts Prize Draw Announced

Winners of Oasis Hotels and Resorts Prize Draw Announced On June 8, Baxter Media and Oasis Hotels & Resorts jointly hosted a webinar for all interested travel professionals. We had agents from all across Canada in attendance. Pam Bassett, Business Development Manager (Canada), covered all COVID-19 initiatives (including their on-site testing,... more ›
Posted in Contests, COVID-19, Events, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Get Your Nomination In For The Edith Baxter Memorial Award And Elevate Jamaica

Award Recipient Will Receive A Luxury All-inclusive Vacation In Jamaica

Get Your Nomination In For The Edith Baxter Memorial Award And Elevate Jamaica There is still time to get your nomination in for the Edith Baxter Memorial Award, an all-new award program that celebrates outstanding Canadians who use their influence to elevate Destination Jamaica. This year’s inaugural prize winner will receive a five-night Luxury Included®... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts

Win A Honeymoon Do Over From Sandals Resorts

Canadian Advisors Can Nominate A Deserving Canadian Couple

Win A Honeymoon Do Over From Sandals Resorts Over its history, Sandals Resorts has been all about love and romance. So, it’s not surprising that its launching an initiative to celebrate all those newlyweds that didn’t get their dream honeymoon during the pandemic. In fact, Sandals is giving couples a second chance with 30 days of... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Specials, Travel Agents

Rewards For Agents From Barbados’ Ocean Hotels

Rewards For Agents From Barbados’ Ocean Hotels Ocean Hotels – which operates Sea Breeze Beach House, South Beach Hotel and, the soon to open, all-inclusive O2 Beach Club & Spa in Barbados – has launched a new rewards program for travel agents; along with chances to win trips and cash. The new program awards agents 2 points for... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agents
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