Agents' Choice 2020

Tour Operators

CATO Makes The Case For Consumer-Pay Model

CATO Makes The Case For Consumer-Pay Model The Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) made its case for the need to reform the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund during consultations on Bill 159: “Rebuilding Protection for Consumers Act” this week. In a presentation to a group of two dozen MPPs and Ministry... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law, Trends & Research

Win A Bahamas Paradise Cruise With TravelBrands

Win A Bahamas Paradise Cruise With TravelBrands TravelBrands has partnered with Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, with its products now available to book through TravelBrands Cruises, by Encore Cruises. To celebrate, TravelBrands is giving one lucky travel agent a free cruise for two. “Bahamas Paradise is a great partner whose products... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise, Tour Operators

Trafalgar, Costsaver Canada Appointment

Trafalgar, Costsaver Canada Appointment Trafalgar and Costsaver Canada have appointed Mohit Dayaram as sales manager for the Greater Toronto Area. Dayaram transitioned to the travel industry approximately three years ago when he decided to combine his relationship-building and storytelling skills with his passions for adventure... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Tour Operators

ACTA Angry Proposed Changes Ignore Its Concerns

Industry Lobbying Efforts For Consumer-Pay Completely Ignored

ACTA Angry Proposed Changes Ignore Its Concerns ACTA is angry that in the proposed changes to the Ontario Travel Industry Act rules, there is no indication that there will be revisions to the funding model for the provincial compensation fund. The association reports that in December, the Ontario government advised ACTA and the industry of... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Agent to Win Globus Trip to Newfoundland

Agent to Win Globus Trip to Newfoundland Globus’ escorted tours to Newfoundland and Labrador are a huge hit with Canadian travellers every year and this year one lucky travel agent and his or her guest will be among the travellers. The tours – both the seven-day “Colorful Newfoundland” and the 12-day “Newfoundland &... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Destinations, Tour Operators

Goway Launches 2020-21 Idyllic Islands Brochure

Goway Launches 2020-21 Idyllic Islands Brochure Goway Travel has launched its 2020-21 Idyllic Islands brochure featuring some of the world's top islands. The 56-page catalogue is a comprehensive travel guide to some of the world’s most idyllic islands including Tahiti, Fiji, Cook Islands, Hawaii, Bali, Mauritius, Seychelles, Maldives,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

Agents’ Choice Readership Survey Is Now Open

Agents’ Choice Readership Survey Is Now Open This week marks the launch of Baxter Media's 21st annual Agents' Choice Readership Survey. Like we always say, no one knows travel better than travel agents. The survey asks Canadian agents to vote for their favourite suppliers, destinations, brands, and services in more than 40... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Car Rental, Contests, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

ACV Unveils Enhanced Agent Loyalty Program

ACV Unveils Enhanced Agent Loyalty Program Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has introduced significant updates to its ACV&Me Loyalty Program, giving travel agents even more choices for 2020. After a complete makeover, the agent loyalty program now allows the agents to earn more points faster, take advantage of a wider variety of... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators

Goway Celebrates By Giving Away Gold

Goway Celebrates By Giving Away Gold Reaching a milestone 50 years in the industry, Goway Travel is sharing the celebration with valued agent partners. Agents have a chance to win one of 14 one-ounce commemorative gold bars, or one of 50 fam spots bound for Sydney, Australia. The giveaways are Goway’s way of saying thanks... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators

Insight Unveils its Top 10 for 2020

Insight Unveils its Top 10 for 2020 For agents with clients looking to check off a few items on their bucket list, Insight Vacations is offering a number of experiences for the 2020 season aligned with clients’ desires for immersive and authentic travel along with sustainable travel opportunities to #MakeTravelMatter. With... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents
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