Agents' Choice 2018

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Win With Collette And Agents’ Choice

Win With Collette And Agents’ Choice Collette has joined the list of exciting Agents' Choice sponsors for 2018. Canadian travel agents and industry professionals can vote for their favourite destinations, suppliers, brands and services in 40+ categories at https://www.travelpress.com/aca-2018 until April 6. Agents who... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Savouring Switzerland

There’s So Much To See, Do And Taste

Savouring Switzerland In the beginning there was Thomas Cook — so to say. Switzerland’s roots as a tourist destination can be traced back to 1863, when a documented tour led by the international travel company brought a group to the Central European country for a holiday, reports assistant editor, Ann... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Carnival Offers Agents 75 Ship Inspections

Registration Open for 2018 Seminars at Sea

Carnival Offers Agents 75 Ship Inspections Carnival Cruise Line is offering travel agents the opportunity to participate in more than 75 ship inspections and Seminar at Sea events in 2018 as part of its “Travel Agents Rock” program. Registration is now open on Carnival Passport, the line’s comprehensive training portal that... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Travel Agents

In Search Of The Big Surprise

Vision Travel – Leisure Travel Is In Its DNA

In Search Of The Big Surprise For those out there who believe that Vision Travel is only about corporate travel, you may want to have a bit of a chat with Lynda Sinclair, vice-president, leisure travel for Vision, who admits that this is a pretty common misconception about the company, reports Bob Mowat in this week's digital... more ›
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TTAND, TravelBrands Making Magic

TTAND, TravelBrands Making Magic The Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) has a long-term preferred partnership with TravelBrands and in particular, there is a special focus on growing sales with Disney Destinations. Flemming Friisdahl, founder of The Travel Agent Next Door, observed: “Our partnership with TravelBrands is an... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Home-Based Agent Sector Growing

New Survey Finds 35 Per Cent Are Independent Of Home-Based Contractors

Home-Based Agent Sector Growing Data from the second annual independent survey of Canadian travel agents shows that an estimated 35% of agents in Canada are now independent, home-based contractors. This year’s survey was conducted during January by a private consulting firm with more than 500 home-based agents... more ›
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Get Certified With CLIA

New Travel Agency Executive Certification Program Launched

Get Certified With CLIA Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has launched a new Travel Agency Executive (TAE) Certification for people who work in a leadership capacity in a travel agency. To qualify, an individual must be an executive, director, accounting manager, marketing manager, or someone who works... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

ACTA, CNTO Ready To Celebrate

ACTA, CNTO Ready To Celebrate ACTA and the China National Tourist Office (CNTO) are ready to celebrate the Canada-China Year of Tourism in 2018 and to mark the occasion, they've unveled a new Corporate Partnership. Through that Corporate Partnership, ACTA members can expect to have contact with CNTO representatives and... more ›
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Trafalgar : 100% Definite Departures for Italy, Ireland

Trafalgar : 100% Definite Departures for Italy, Ireland Trafalgar has announced that all 2018 Italy and Ireland departures are now deemed definite. The tour operator is also offering an Early Payment Discount of 7.5% on 2018 Europe and Britain bookings when booked and paid by Feb. 28. Trafalgar reports it has seen a significant increase in... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Specials, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Air Transat Delivers Portugal Year-Round

Air Transat Delivers Portugal Year-Round As more and more Canadians discover the wonders of Portugal, Transat is pleased to offer customers an enhanced array of packages, including in the beach resort destinations of Cascais and Estoril. And with flights to Portugal out of Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal in both winter and summer,... more ›
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