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Travel Agencies Rising To The Challenge

Travel Agencies Rising To The Challenge Adapt. Pivot. Innovate. Transform. There are many words that can be used to describe how travel agencies have risen above the challenges brought on by the pandemic and travel bans to meet the needs of their agents and future travellers. This week, Travel Courier takes a look at how... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

DWHSA Urges Quick Action On Testing Rules

Advisors Need Information ASAP To Keep 2021 Sales Momentum Going

DWHSA Urges Quick Action On Testing Rules The Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Association (DWHSA) is making it clear that travel advisors who sell destination weddings, honeymoons, and all types of romantic getaways need immediate information and support from suppliers and tourism offices in light of new U.S. and Canadian... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Winners of ‘Webinar on Japan’ Prize Draws Announced

Winners of ‘Webinar on Japan’ Prize Draws Announced Last Wednesday, Baxter Media and the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) jointly hosted a webinar for all interested travel professionals. We had travel agents and consultants from all over the world in attendance, but primarily from various cities across Canada. Starting off the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Travel Agents

Join ACTA Now – Right Now

Industry Needs To Speak With One Voice

Join ACTA Now – Right Now If you haven’t renewed your ACTA membership, do it now. If you aren’t a member of ACTA, join now. As 2021 began, the travel industry received further blows with the new testing requirement for all air passengers and a lot of anti-travel public sentiment. The industry continues to... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Transat Web Page Features Hotel Partner Test Info

Transat Web Page Features Hotel Partner Test Info In an effort to help travellers comply with the new government measure requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test result to travel to Canada, some of Transat's hotel partners are now offering COVID-19 testing services on-site or at an external clinic. To simplify the process for travel... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban Quebec Premier François Legault is calling on the federal government to ban non-essential international travel. The Premier indicated that he wants to avoid reliving the situation linked to the March 2020 March break, which could have disastrous consequences for the provinces health... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

TPI Launches New Program For Its Network

TPI Launches New Program For Its Network Travel Professionals International (TPI) has teamed up with Sandra McLemore from Travel Marketing & Media, to launch a 12 month program that is designed to complement TPI's business offerings. Caroline Hay, national director of sales & marketing for TPI, said that: “TPI has... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

COVID PCR Testing Partnerships Offered In Canada

Chronomics Launches Program Designed To Support Travel Trade

COVID PCR Testing Partnerships Offered In Canada UK-based Chronomics, Ltd. has launched an ‘industry-first program’ to assist traveller safety and support the ongoing viability of the travel trade through the introduction of commercial partnerships for wholesale and retail partners engaged in the sale of its innovative, UK... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TDC Welcomes New Members

TDC Welcomes New Members Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) welcomed eight new affiliated agencies to its network in Quebec last December. Kimberley Wood, national director, franchise and affiliate members for TDC, emphasized that "it's not just eight new agencies that are joining our network, but solid entrepreneurs... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

TPI Advisor A Winner With Saint Lucia

TPI Advisor A Winner With Saint Lucia Travel Professionals International’s Karolina Fernandes was recently recognized as a 2020 Global Piton Award winner by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. The award was granted to only 3 Canadian travel advisors and it recognized them for the highest reported number of annual... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Travel Agents
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