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Just Like The Oscars

First Annual Agents' Choice Gala A Stellar Success

Just Like The Oscars It was a night when the stars of the Canadian travel industry shone brightly as Baxter Media – along with presenting sponsors, Air Canada and Sandals Resorts International; feature sponsors, WestJet, TravelBrands and the Jamaica Tourist Board – welcomed a sold out crowd for the first annual... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Canada Focus With An EDGE

TL Network Conference Session Takes Aim At Recruitment

Canada Focus With An EDGE The more suppliers the more business, the more agent profiles the bigger the engagement were some of the takeaways from yesterday's Canada Focus, a session for Canadian agents and affiliate agencies, part of the second day of TL Network's EDGE Conference in Las Vegas, reports Ilona Kauremszky... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

TL Network Takes It To The EDGE

Top Canadian Agencies Recognized During Awards Event

TL Network Takes It To The EDGE Canadian member agencies were feted at the Travel Leaders Network conference now known as EDGE (Educate, Discover, Gather, Evolve) which is taking place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas this week, writes Ilona Kauremszky reporting for Press Today from the event. Considered one of the travel... more ›
Posted in Events, News, On The Road Again, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Skylink Takes Technology On The Road

Skylink Takes Technology On The Road Baxter Media was on location at the Skylink 2018 Roadshow in Hamilton this Tuesday (May 15) with magazines, Personnel Guide print directories, candy, and photo ops for travel agents in front of the infamous green screen. Representatives from WestJet, TAP Portugal, Jet Airways, Latam... more ›
Posted in Events, News, On The Road Again, Technology, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Taking Care Of Agents

WestJet Tours Canada With 2018 Travel Trade Expos

Taking Care Of Agents WestJet has welcomed more than 2,000 travel agents at its fourth annual Travel Trade Expos over the past couple of weeks. The Expos kicked off in Edmonton and travelled on to Vancouver, Calgary, Mississauga and Halifax with more events still to come. In each city, agents visited with... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

WestJet Makes It All About Agents

'One Day Isn't Enough To Celebrate Travel Agents'

WestJet Makes It All About Agents It was definitely a high energy event… lots of buzz… lots of laughter, smiles and excitement as WestJet hosted more than 450 travel agents at its 2018 Travel Trade Expo in Mississauga, Ont. WestJet and WestJet Vacations arrival in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) follows well attended... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Airlines, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

SAA Set To Welcome The Trade

SAA Set To Welcome The Trade South African Airways (SAA) and South Africa-based event organizer, On Show Solutions have announced the 2018 dates and locations for the Africa Showcase in North America. This year, the Africa Showcase, which is the largest travel trade show in the US that focuses exclusively on promoting... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Canada Shines For Florida

Canada Shines For Florida Visit Florida's Brenda Bryant welcomed about 100 travel industry VIPs to an evening of education and networking in Toronto last night (April 24). Bryant and a group of close to a dozen Florida destination, hotel and attraction representatives provide agents with an information-packed briefing... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, Florida, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Everything Is Possible With CWT

Everything Is Possible With CWT The Carlson Wagonlit 2018 Conference kicked off with a reception at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles with cocktail party hosted by Visit California. Next up the conference embarks on a three day non-stop cruise to Vancouver aboard the Ruby Princess. This year’s conference theme is... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

A Little Incentive For TTAND Agents

A Little Incentive For TTAND Agents Travel agent members of The Travel Agent Next Door group ended their annual conference on a high note, when they learned that a new partner incentive program would be boosting some bank accounts. The new profit-based program was introduced on the final night gala of the annual gathering, held... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents
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