Agents' Choice 2020

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CATO Makes The Case For Consumer-Pay Model

CATO Makes The Case For Consumer-Pay Model The Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) made its case for the need to reform the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund during consultations on Bill 159: “Rebuilding Protection for Consumers Act” this week. In a presentation to a group of two dozen MPPs and Ministry... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law, Trends & Research

Tokyo 2020: This is the Year to Visit!

Tokyo 2020: This is the Year to Visit! Agents are invited to attend an exciting and vibrant webinar next Tuesday (Jan. 28) at 1 p.m. (EST). Agents who attend the full duration of the webinar will be given a chance to win one of four $50 prepaid Visa cards. Tokyo continues to astound visitors with the sheer diversity of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Heats Up In The Bahamas

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Heats Up In The Bahamas In a first for Caribbean Travel Marketplace, The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has introduced a pilot program for a group of leading travel agents to take part in the conference which kicks off today at Baha Mar's Performing Arts and Convention Centre, reports Press Today's... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

ACTA Angry Proposed Changes Ignore Its Concerns

Industry Lobbying Efforts For Consumer-Pay Completely Ignored

ACTA Angry Proposed Changes Ignore Its Concerns ACTA is angry that in the proposed changes to the Ontario Travel Industry Act rules, there is no indication that there will be revisions to the funding model for the provincial compensation fund. The association reports that in December, the Ontario government advised ACTA and the industry of... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Agencies Moving From Commodity To Value Selling

Agencies Moving From Commodity To Value Selling The world of airline retailing is changing and the transformation the industry is going through in distribution and finance is being impacted by broader long-term global trends, reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press. And, according to Yanik Hoyles,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Agents’ Choice Readership Survey Is Now Open

Agents’ Choice Readership Survey Is Now Open This week marks the launch of Baxter Media's 21st annual Agents' Choice Readership Survey. Like we always say, no one knows travel better than travel agents. The survey asks Canadian agents to vote for their favourite suppliers, destinations, brands, and services in more than 40... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Car Rental, Contests, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Insight Unveils its Top 10 for 2020

Insight Unveils its Top 10 for 2020 For agents with clients looking to check off a few items on their bucket list, Insight Vacations is offering a number of experiences for the 2020 season aligned with clients’ desires for immersive and authentic travel along with sustainable travel opportunities to #MakeTravelMatter. With... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Get Ready To Vote

Agents' Choice 2020 Is Back And It's Better Than Ever

Get Ready To Vote Well it's that time again as Baxter Media launches the 2020 Agents' Choice Readership Survey this week. Agents' Choice is Canada's original, authoritative and most popular travel industry poll and each year it asks Canadian travel agents to pick their favourite suppliers in over 40 different... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Contests, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Agents’ Choice Is Back

So Get Ready To Pick Your Favourite Suppliers

Agents’ Choice Is Back Are you ready to pick your favourites? Well it's that time again as Baxter Media launches the 2020 Agents' Choice Readership Survey this week. Agents' Choice is Canada's original, authoritative and most popular travel industry poll and each year it asks Canadian travel agents to pick... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

O’Hara Takes On CEO Role At Travel Leaders Group

O’Hara Takes On CEO Role At Travel Leaders Group J.D. O'Hara has been named Chief Executive Officer for the Travel Leaders Group. O'Hara's appointment is effective immediately and follows the departure of Ninan Chacko who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. O’Hara has served as Travel Leaders Group's president for the past year... more ›
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