Carefree Connections Positioned To Support Independent Advisors, Travel Agencies
Uniglobe Carefree Travel is entering the host agency business, following its recent acquisition of Uniglobe LGI Travel and through the launch of its new division, Carefree Connections.
Carefree Connections is a full-service host agency designed to provide independent travel advisors and... more ›
The Martinique Tourism Authority is gearing up to welcome the international travel trade to the Martinique Travel Show that is set for May 18 to May 20.
The welcome will be virtual, of course, with the event being attended by tour operators, travel agents and other members of the... more ›
ACTA Survey Reveals 75% Won’t Survive Without Continued Help
A newly released ACTA survey reveals that a ‘staggering’ 75% of the industry will not survive if financial aid programs are not continued until the end of 2021 or until 90 days after travel restrictions are lifted.
The survey of travel agents, ITAs and travel agencies was... more ›
Travel advisors are being offered the chance to win two spots on one of Intrepid Travel’s domestic tours as part of the operator’s new North America Domestic Travel Incentive promoting its range of sustainable, closer-to-home domestic tours in the U.S. and Canada.
Running from April 15... more ›
The Cuba Tourist Board is celebrating Travel Agent’s Day and honoring the hard work and dedication of the Canadian travel advisors with a photo contest.
Lessner Gomez, director of the Cuba Tourist Board in Toronto, is inviting all Canadian travel advisors to share their favorite memories... more ›
In an email to guests and travel advisors, Tauck CEO Dan Mahar revealed that Tauck plans to fully restart its U.S. tours by July 1.
Mahar advised that Tauck’s “Southern Charms: Savannah, Hilton Head and Charleston” itinerary have already begun operating, to be followed this month by... more ›
Following the news that a long awaited deal between Air Canada and the Canadian government had been reached, the airline and Air Canada Vacations executives held a virtual travel trade town hall yesterday (April 13).
Lucie Guillemette, Air Canada’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial... more ›
Time To Celebrate Collective Efforts Of The Industry
Following the announcement this week on the agreement between Air Canada and the Canadian government, TPI is in the mood for celebration.
TPI CEO, Zeina Gedeon observed: “It’s been a long haul. It’s been a time of angst and frustration for travel advisors and agency groups over the... more ›
Agents Can Earn 25,000 bonus Loyalty Rewards Points
Agents will be sailing with TravelBrands and its new cruise offer that benefits both travellers and travel agents.
Until April 30, 2021, agents who book a future 50-plus night cruise sailing can earn 25,000 Loyalty Rewards points.
Nathalie Tanious, COO, TravelBrands, said: “We... more ›
Air Canada Vacations is advising that beginning today (April 13) it will begin accepting and processing refund requests from eligible customers whose vacations were cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The tour company indicates that its revised policy covers trips cancelled by... more ›