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Let’s Talk Travel In Ottawa

Let’s Talk Travel In Ottawa Now in its 18th year, Let's Talk Travel will be visiting cities in Eastern Canada in April and May. The first presentation will take place in Ottawa on Mon., April 1 and five suppliers will be presenting: AmaWaterways; Turks & Caicos Islands; Visit Myrtle Beach; Tourcan Vacations and... more ›
Posted in Events, Travel Agent Education

Peru Is More Than Meets The Eye

Peru Is More Than Meets The Eye Peruvian tourism authorities want visitors to see sides to the country that aren't routinely overshadowed by a lofty Inca retreat. Elisabeth Hakim of Peruvian tourist board PromPeru told a Thursday Toronto gathering that “everyone associates Peru” with Machu Picchu, the mountaintop Inca... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education

TICO Issues Bulletin on 737 MAX 8

TICO Issues Bulletin on 737 MAX 8 Following Transport Canada's announcement that it was grounding the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) reached out to registrants who may have questions regarding their responsibilities under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (Act) and Ontario Regulation... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education

Partners For Life

Trafalgar Celebrates Its Strong Bond With Travel Agents

Partners For Life Trafalgar proudly notes that it has been befriending travel agents for more than 70 years and its parent company has established a terrific rapport with them as well, reports Ian Stalker in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. Wolf Paunic, who oversees Trafalgar's Canadian... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Agents Choice 2019, Motor Coach, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Discovering Undiscovered Britain

Taking The Cobblestones Less Travelled

Discovering Undiscovered Britain It was a hearty and stalwart group of travel agents who made their way – through a major winter storm -- to the Omni King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto yesterday (Feb. 27) afternoon to discover, courtesy of the Globus family of brands and VisitBritain, Undiscovered Britain. As agents... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

TPI Advisors Sharpen Their Skills

TPI Advisors Sharpen Their Skills Travel Professionals International (TPI) has wrapped up 11 regional meetings across the country that welcomed over 250 TPI travel advisors and offered those attending some tips on selling luxury travel. During the events, TPI travel advisors and preferred partners had a chance to share ideas on... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Israel Where Else

Top Travel Wholesalers, Agents Attend 8th Annual Conference

Israel Where Else The Israel Ministry of Tourism welcomed 80 of the top wholesalers and agents from around the world to the 8th annual Israel Where Else conference, the official annual tourism conference for the world travel industry. During mid-February, conference attendees had a chance to experience... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Sandals Is All About Groups

New 'Group Code' Makes Life Easy For Agents

Sandals Is All About Groups What's a great way for an agent to pad their wallet? Easy, sell groups. And who better to sell groups to, and get help from, than Sandals Resorts International? Booking a group with Sandals has never been easier. The magic numbers are 5 and 3 – five rooms, three-night minimum, reports... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

‘Let’s Talk’ Sandals Webinars Set To Go

‘Let’s Talk’ Sandals Webinars Set To Go Sandals Resorts has released the February schedule of its webinars, created exclusively for Canadian agents. According to officials, the fast-paced, succinct online sessions are only 30 minutes long, but include a wealth of useful information including Canadian-specific booking incentives,... more ›
Posted in Events, Resorts, Travel Agent Education

Tokyo: Where Old Meets New

Tokyo: Where Old Meets New Agents are invited to attend a free informative webinar next Tuesday (Jan. 29) at 1 p.m. (EST). Agents who attend the full duration of the webinar will be given a chance to win one of two $50 prepaid Visa cards. Learning or reviewing how to sell Tokyo is a labour of love for many travel... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education
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