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KLM’s Secret Of Success

Carrier Celebrates 100 Years Of Flying With Canadian Partners

KLM’s Secret Of Success A hundred years in any business is quite an achievement. A century of flying in the airline business is, not to put too fine a point on it, simply astounding. And if you ask KLM executive committee member, Barbara Van Koppen how the airline has been able to do it, she'll tell you that it... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Booking Site Gets Thumbs Up At YVR India Event

Booking Site Gets Thumbs Up At YVR India Event The smooth functionality of a booking website operated by tour operator Services International Ltd. of New Delhi took centre stage during a dinner presentation on India tourism in Vancouver recently, reports Press Today's western editor, Ted Davis. The automatic rate adjustment function of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, West

Goway Releases 2020 Africa Travel Planner

Goway Releases 2020 Africa Travel Planner Packed with innovative travel ideas, Goway’s 2020 Africa and Middle-East Travel Planner is now available. “With over 250 travel ideas, 22 countries and multiple styles of travel, this is the definitive planning tool for an agent selling Africa,” said Moira Smith, Goway’s Africa &... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators

The Art Of Travelling In Style

Insight Vacations Unveils Its 2020 Europe & Britain Collection

The Art Of Travelling In Style Well, that was quite an experience. Insight Vacations brought “The Art of Travelling in Style” to Toronto yesterday (Oct. 9) -- complete with its promise of “All the sights and the insights, up close and personal, in comfort and style” -- welcoming a small group of VIP partners to the... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

ACV Unveils ‘Orlando Promise’

ACV Unveils ‘Orlando Promise’ Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has launched its new Orlando Promise, featuring three key features with any package purchased – a reduced deposit, flexible cancellation, and price drop guarantee. Agents can now book their clients’ escape to the Sunshine State’s theme park paradise with only... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Specials, Tour Operators

Luxury Gold Shines For Agents

“We Depend 99% On Our Travel Trade Partners”

Luxury Gold Shines For Agents Not to put too fine a point on it, but Luxury Gold depends on travel agents to listen, remember and support it and clearly, Canadian agents have responded as Brad Ford will tell you. “Luxury Gold experienced a very good year in Canada in 2019, where we had 22% growth which is really a... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

ACV Launches 2020 Europe Collection

ACV Launches 2020 Europe Collection Air Canada Vacations has unveiled its 2020 Europe Collection which features a total of 145 vacation packages in 21 countries -- including 30 new itineraries tailored to better meet agents' clients’ travel styles. Nino Montagnese, managing director at Air Canada Vacations, said: “Filled... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Just You Growing Strong

Just You Growing Strong Just You says its potential clientele is just growing. In fact, says the tour operator's Nick Roberti, the solo travel specialist that provides each passenger with a room on its group tours and doesn't charge single supplements, has a large potential audience for its tours, with 2016... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Anderson Reaches Out To Agents

Anderson Reaches Out To Agents As part of Anderson Vacations outreach to travel agents across Canada, director of business development, Darcie Guarderas, took part in the Fareconnect Conference at the Alt Hotel in Winnipeg last week. Guarderas did a one hour training for agents showcasing the new travel products at... more ›
Posted in Events, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

‘Learn, Earn and WIN’ With Sunwing

‘Learn, Earn and WIN’ With Sunwing Throughout October, Sunwing is encouraging agents to “Learn, Earn and WIN” with Huatulco in Pacific Mexico. Until Oct. 31, agents can earn 3X the STAR Agent Reward Points that convert to cash on all new bookings to select resorts in Huatulco for travel between Nov. 1 and April 30,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Destinations, Tour Operators
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