Agents' Choice 2019

Responsible Travel

Beyond Sun, Sand And Sea

The Caribbean Has A Whole New Story To Tell

Beyond Sun, Sand And Sea Although over 75% of the Caribbean “didn’t even have a breeze” from the devastating hurricanes of 2017, the CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association said the impact of Irma and Maria were widespread across the region, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's... more ›
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Making Changes For The Better

Flight Centre Canada Continues To Develop Its Unique Offerings

Making Changes For The Better Ask Gavin Miller whether a world that is digitally transforming itself is going to change Flight Centre's strategy and he'll tell you: “The retail strategy is evolving and it changes, but in essence it’s a very similar one that we’ve had for years which is that we really value and we... more ›
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UNWTO Survey Recognizes Importance of Tourism Sector

UNWTO Survey Recognizes Importance of Tourism Sector   According to the first ever global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS, 47% of respondents think “they live in cities with a high number of tourists,” and more than 50% considers tourism has a positive impact in generating wealth and promoting... more ›
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SickKids Flying High With Ethiopian Airlines

SickKids Flying High With Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines Canada's partnership with SickKids Foundation in Toronto helped support the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health’s (C-GCH) Capacity Building programs in sub-Saharan Africa last year. The 24 round-trip tickets donated by Ethiopian Airlines Canada in late 2017-2018 were... more ›
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Long Night, Good Cause

Winter Tour Of Yukon An Incredible Success

Long Night, Good Cause The Long Night winter tour of the Yukon for travel professionals from across Canada was an “incredible experience” that raised over $11,000 for worthy charities and non-profit organizations in Yukon and NWT, said organizers. The Long Night brought over 80 travel industry specialists from... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Fams, News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, West

The Greening Of Adventure

Adventure Travel Evolves To Tackle Over-Tourism

The Greening Of Adventure Traveller concerns with the effects of over-tourism, plus the desire to travel sustainably, have become major pillars of considerations for adventure vacations in 2019, says a leading adventure travel specialist based in Sydney, Australia. Concern about over-tourism is convincing adventure... more ›
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IT’S TIME TO VOTE!

Agents' Choice Is Back And Celebrating Its 20th

IT’S TIME TO VOTE! Are you ready to pick your favourites? Well it's that time again as Baxter Media launches the 2019 Agents' Choice Readership Survey this week. Agents' Choice is Canada's original and most authoritative travel industry poll and each year it asks Canadian travel agents to pick their... more ›
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Book a Trip, Send a Child on Safari with Exodus

Book a Trip, Send a Child on Safari with Exodus In the spirit of giving back while still providing globetrotters with life-changing experiences, Exodus Travels is offering travellers the opportunity to share the gift of adventure with children who live in popular tourism destinations with their new Live Adventure, Give an Adventure... more ›
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2019 Tips, Trends To Help Make Everyone Better Travellers

2019 Tips, Trends To Help Make Everyone Better Travellers Adventure tour operator Exodus Travels has come up with 12 travel trends and tips – one for every month of the year – to help make 2019 “The Year of the Thoughtful Traveller.” Fighting the War on Plastics With the help of advocates like David Attenborough and his popular... more ›
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Sandals Foundation, Great Shape! Inc. Celebrate

Sandals Foundation, Great Shape! Inc. Celebrate Currently in its 16th year, the 1000 Smiles Dental Project – a humanitarian partnership between the Sandals Foundation and Great Shape! Inc. – set record numbers in 2018, providing free dental care to more than 26,000 people in Jamaica, Saint Lucia and Grenada, at a program value of US$4.6... more ›
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