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Aeroplan's Moments Worth Millions Contest is Back

5 Weeks. 5 Winners. 5 Million Miles. Aeroplan's Moments Worth Millions Contest is back and five lucky Aeroplan members will have a chance to win One Million Aeroplan Miles each in this year's contest – enough to take them on a travel adventure and create more meaningful moments. In 2017, Aeroplan launched the Moments Worth... more ›
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EXCLUSIVE – Beyond The AD75

IATA Going Global With New Paperless ID Card

EXCLUSIVE – Beyond The AD75 Canada is one of only two testing grounds for IATA's brand-new digital Travel Professional ID Card, which went mobile via the AgentExperience app last week. If all goes without a hitch here and in Australia, the paperless card is expected to go global in a couple of months, reports Quebec editor,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Israel Posts Strong Growth From Canada

Israel Posts Strong Growth From Canada Officials of the Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) here in Canada are in an upbeat mood these days as the latest arrival numbers reveal that Canadians are continuing to travel to Israel in increasing numbers. In July of 2018, Israel welcomed 8,600 Canadians, which is a rise of 4% compared to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Nexion Canada Growing Into A Bright Future

Nexion Canada Growing Into A Bright Future Host agency Nexion Canada is celebrating its first five years in business, lauding a half-decade of “extraordinary growth,” but that’s just the beginning, according to chief exec Mike Foster, who’s predicting another half-decade of membership expansion down the road. In this week's... more ›
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Virtuoso Picks Morgan In Canada

Virtuoso Picks Morgan In Canada Tim Morgan has been named director of business strategy for Canada for Virtuoso. Morgan will help Virtuoso continue its development of the luxury leisure travel market in Canada as part of its global member partnerships team. His appointment reflects Virtuoso's global in-market strategy... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

GBT Completes Acquisition of Hogg Robinson Group

GBT Completes Acquisition of Hogg Robinson Group American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has successfully completed the acquisition of Hogg Robinson Group plc (HRG), a global B2B services company specializing in travel management. The combined group is expected to offer clients and travellers a wider range of products and services,... more ›
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Buoyant Economy Means Higher Hotel, Air Prices

Buoyant Economy Means Higher Hotel, Air Prices Travel prices are expected to rise sharply in 2019, with hotels going up 3.7% and flights 2.6%, driven by a growing global economy and rising oil prices, according to the fifth annual Global Travel Forecast, published by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and CWT with the support of... more ›
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World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation

World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work, is at the centre of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary on Sept. 27. World Tourism Day, celebrated every Sept. 27 around the... more ›
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Power Of The People

Consumer Choice Trumps America First

Power Of The People Donald Trump’s exhortation of “America First” and all the debate around NAFTA might have some in the travel industry wondering: how does this affect me? Quite likely much more than you think, writes Brett Walker in an exclusive commentary in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Florida, Hawaii, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

TIAC Welcomes New Minister of Tourism

TIAC Welcomes New Minister of Tourism The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) welcomes newly appointed Minister of Tourism, Official Languages & La Francophonie Mélanie Joly. TIAC also wishes to thank outgoing Minister of Small Business and Tourism, Bardish Chagger, who remains Government House Leader, for... more ›
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