With the June 30 tax filing deadline fast approaching, travel law experts, Doug Crozier and Tim Law of Heifetz Crozier Law have put together a special column to help agents, operators and others with some of the issues that may come up as a result of a number of new programs that the federal... more ›
In a post-COVID-19 travel market, everyone is taking a closer look at how the Canadian industry can package and sell Canada. What are suppliers doing to attract domestic travellers? What are the opportunities for agents to sell Canada?
Join us today at 1PM EST for a free TravelWebcast, Look... more ›
Shalene Dudley can list off too many examples of the times she’s experienced racial discrimination while travelling — like being completely ignored in the check-in line for priority seating for flights or having to provide additional ID to prove her business platinum AMEX truly belongs to... more ›
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Three tour operator associations in Canada, the US and Europe have collaborated on a set of health and sanitization guidelines specifically for their tour operator members called TOURCARE Guidelines for Tour Operators.
Developed by the Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO), the... more ›
Bartlett, Bell, Grynol On The Way Ahead For Travel And Tourism
Don’t miss Baxter Media’s #TravelWebcastWeek where we talk to industry leaders - Charlotte Bell, President & CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Susie Grynol, President & CEO of the Hotel Association of Canada, and the Honourable Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism... more ›
GlobalData reports that air bridges are providing tour operators in the United Kingdom with new hope of resuming some form of service this summer, but as overnight domestic travel is still not possible it is clear there that the current situation is as bleak as it has ever been for... more ›
Operator Offering Air Only, DIY Fams For Agents
Air Canada Vacations has announced exclusive rates for travel agents, allowing them to choose between Agent Flight-Only rates or take advantage of special package Do-It-Yourself FAM rates to select destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Agents also have the chance to win a spot on an Air... more ›
Opportunities For Agents Selling Their Own Country
For many travel agents, selling Canada to Canadians is challenging. But in a post-COVID-19 tourism industry, where would-be travellers are looking for hyper local vacation ideas, agents have an opportunity to learn about Canadian product and how to sell it.
On June 25 at 1PM EST, join Baxter... more ›
ITAC Celebrates National Indigenous People’s Day With New Initiative
The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is launching its new Destination Indigenous marketing campaign in an effort to encourage, highlight and educate travellers about the many Indigenous experiences that will welcome Canadians this summer.
The new initiative will be... more ›
Air Canada Vacations is expanding the validity of future travel credits (FTCs), announcing that any FTCs issued for cancelled vacations due to COVID-19 will no longer have an expiry date. That change is in addition to the flexible changes that were previously announced in April which included... more ›