Agents' Choice 2018

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Airlines Get A Boost From Travelport

Airlines Get A Boost From Travelport Travelport reports that over 250 airlines now benefit from Travelport'’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool which gives agencies and travel bookers a graphically rich experience when searching for and booking branded fares and ancillaries. The announcement confirms Travelport’s... more ›
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ATPCO Acquires Routehappy

ATPCO Acquires Routehappy ATPCO has acquired Routehappy. The acquisition broadens ATPCO's value to the entire airline distribution ecosystem by enabling rich content, making it a centralized platform for both airfare data and rich content. Jerry Foran, chairman of the board of ATPCO and head of product delivery,... more ›
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Making The Leap

IATA's NDC Ready For The Next Phase

Making The Leap IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative took a “critical” leap forward last October when all three global distribution system (GDS) providers – Amadeus, Sabre and Travelport – confirmed that they will achieve the highest level of certification as aggregators by the end of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Porter Signs New Deal With Travelport

Porter Signs New Deal With Travelport Travelport reports that Porter Airlines has signed a new multi-year renewal content agreement, becoming the latest Canadian airline that has signed on for Travelport's Rich Content and Branding merchandising solution. Under the new deal, Porter will join more than 250 global airlines using... more ›
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Uniworld Makes It Seamless

Company Introduces Six New Online Booking Features For Agents

Uniworld Makes It Seamless Uniworld is making life easier for travel agents. The company has introduced a new, integrated and seamless booking experience on their exclusive online booking engine – River Currents – for Canadian agents. Along with its ongoing commitment to bring the travel agent community the... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Technology, Travel Agents

Nanjing Gets Social

New Social Media Channels Target Canadian, US Travellers

Nanjing Gets Social The Nanjing Municipal Tourism Commission and PHG Consulting have launched dedicated Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube channels (@GoToNanjing) to promote the ancient capital city to North American consumers, tour operators, and the travel trade. The new social media channels are... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Agents’ Choice 2018 – It’s Time To Vote

Have Your Say In More Ways Than Ever Before

Agents’ Choice 2018 – It’s Time To Vote Agents' Choice 2018 is back and it's better than ever. This year, Canada's favourite travel agency poll has expanded a number of categories. For example, agents will now be able to vote for their favourite destinations in the Caribbean, Europe, Mexico, Asia, Canada, the USA and... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Online Travel Agency, Rail, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

AGENTS’ CHOICE IS BACK!

Time To Make Your Picks In Canada's Favourite Travel Agency Poll

AGENTS’ CHOICE IS BACK! The theme at Baxter Media these days is all about “making it new,” so it should surprise no one that that's exactly what we're going to do with Agents' Choice in 2018. Actually, we already started making those changes with the Canadian travel industry's favourite and most influential poll... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

EXCLUSIVE: Taking The Risk Is Worth It

Women In Travel Featuring Gillian Tans

EXCLUSIVE: Taking The Risk Is Worth It Although Booking.com is now one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world, when Gillian Tans left a successful job in the hotel sector to join the Amsterdam-headquartered company, it was still in the start-up stages, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital... more ›
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Looking Back, Moving Forward

2017 Was Full Of Big Surprises, So What's 2018 Going To Bring?

Looking Back, Moving Forward In this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press, we're proud to present our annual industry forecast which takes a look at what's gone on in 2017 and what's to come in 2018. Now before you point out that there's not much of a challenge to offering a forecast of the year just passed – although... more ›
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