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 ›
Trafalgar Celebrates Its Strong Bond With Travel Agents
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 ›
Taking The Cobblestones Less Travelled
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 ›
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 ›
Top Travel Wholesalers, Agents Attend 8th Annual Conference
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 ›
New 'Group Code' Makes Life Easy For Agents
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
Winter Tour Of Yukon An Incredible Success
The Long Night winter tour of the Yukon for travel professionals from across Canada was an “incredible experience” that raised over $11,000 for worthy charities and non-profit organizations in Yukon and NWT, said organizers.
The Long Night brought over 80 travel industry specialists from... more ›
Operator Helping Agents To Sell Luxury To Their Clients
Luxury Gold is offering its travel agency partners some tips on selling luxury travel and the brand's journeys beyond the ordinary.
Each Luxury Gold journey offers extraordinary VIP Experiences, personalization and exclusivity for every luxury traveller to enjoy. The best time to sell Luxury... more ›