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Triple Rewards From Sunwing

Triple Rewards From Sunwing Sunwing is offering agents triple STAR Agent Reward Points that convert to cash on new bookings of Sunwing Experiences excursions throughout August. This includes experiences across the Caribbean, Florida, Mexico and Central America confirmed by Aug. 31, with a travel window of Aug. 14, 2018 to... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

A Little Incentive From Intrepid Group

A Little Incentive From Intrepid Group Intrepid Group – which includes Intrepid Travel, Peregrine Adventures and Urban Adventures – is bringing back its largest agent incentive, encouraging agents to sell its products to earn a dollar value off any of its over 1,500 tours on every continent. The Intrepid Bucks agent... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

EXCLUSIVE – Beyond The AD75

IATA Going Global With New Paperless ID Card

EXCLUSIVE – Beyond The AD75 Canada is one of only two testing grounds for IATA's brand-new digital Travel Professional ID Card, which went mobile via the AgentExperience app last week. If all goes without a hitch here and in Australia, the paperless card is expected to go global in a couple of months, reports Quebec editor,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Just You Teams Up With TRAVELSAVERS

Just You Teams Up With TRAVELSAVERS Solo travel specialist Just You has launched a partnership with TRAVELSAVERS to offer its experience-led escorted tours designed exclusively for the solo traveller. According to officials, solo travel offers some great opportunities for the travel trade and this agreement allows Just You to... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Nexion Canada Growing Into A Bright Future

Nexion Canada Growing Into A Bright Future Host agency Nexion Canada is celebrating its first five years in business, lauding a half-decade of “extraordinary growth,” but that’s just the beginning, according to chief exec Mike Foster, who’s predicting another half-decade of membership expansion down the road. In this week's... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Travel Trends Uncovered

Travel Industry Experts Reveal The Next Big Thing

Travel Trends Uncovered Millennials may not have as much money as Baby Boomers, but according to Diana Ditto, director of product design at Collette, this cohort changed the face of travel today, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in the cover story of this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. “They... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Virtuoso Picks Morgan In Canada

Virtuoso Picks Morgan In Canada Tim Morgan has been named director of business strategy for Canada for Virtuoso. Morgan will help Virtuoso continue its development of the luxury leisure travel market in Canada as part of its global member partnerships team. His appointment reflects Virtuoso's global in-market strategy... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Power Of The People

Consumer Choice Trumps America First

Power Of The People Donald Trump’s exhortation of “America First” and all the debate around NAFTA might have some in the travel industry wondering: how does this affect me? Quite likely much more than you think, writes Brett Walker in an exclusive commentary in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Florida, Hawaii, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Bitcoin Sales Start Rolling In At TPI

Bitcoin Sales Start Rolling In At TPI Travel Professionals International (TPI) is open for Bitcoin business and reaching a new client base at the same time. TPI announced in May that they were adopting this latest payment technology, to provide more payment options to its advisors to support their customers. Ottawa's Carine... more ›
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Take A Trip With NARAT

Take A Trip With NARAT NARAT is offering agents a chance to discover Indochina on its Ultimate Indochina FAM, which takes place from Nov. 15-28. The fam includes return airfare from Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver and the 14-day specialty educational program visits the important highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia;... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Fams, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents
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