Agents' Choice 2019

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New Dreamliner Shines For WestJet

New Dreamliner Shines For WestJet WestJet took the travel trade in Western Canada behind-the-scenes last week to show off its brand, new 787 Dreamliner. The carrier's agency partners were also able to chat with WestJet's top executives, including Ed Sims, president and chief executive officer; Arved von zur Muehlen, chief... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Bonus Points For Agents From Scenic Group

Bonus Points For Agents From Scenic Group Scenic Group, parent company of Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Emerald Waterways and Scenic Eclipse, has announced that Canada-based travel agents will receive a bonus of 25,000 Rewards Points for every new booking they make between Feb. 1 and March 31, 2019 on any of its three brands –... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise, News, Travel Agents

A Spectacular Success

Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament Wraps Up

A Spectacular Success The third round of the inaugural Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament was hosted by the Balaia Golf Village at its Balaia Golf Village Course. This par 3, 9-hole course, presented the teams with a number of very interesting and difficult challenges to overcome that definitely compensated... more ›
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Kensington Adds Bolivia

Kensington Adds Bolivia Kensington Tours has added Bolivia to its portfolio of destinations. The tour operator has created two new itineraries delving into the natural beauty of the landlocked region -- Bolivia Explorer and Peru and Bolivia Highlights. Curated by Kensington Tours’ destination experts, both... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Beyond Sun, Sand And Sea

The Caribbean Has A Whole New Story To Tell

Beyond Sun, Sand And Sea Although over 75% of the Caribbean “didn’t even have a breeze” from the devastating hurricanes of 2017, the CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association said the impact of Irma and Maria were widespread across the region, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

On The Go Tours Launches Baltic Itineraries

On The Go Tours Launches Baltic Itineraries In response to a growing demand for more off-the-beaten-track destinations, On The Go Tours has added new Baltic tours to their portfolio. The tour operator specializing in locally-led group tours and tailor-made holidays to over 60 countries worldwide has four new itineraries in Latvia,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Play To Win With Carnival

Play To Win With Carnival Tapping into the momentum of Wave Season, Carnival Cruise Line has launched an interactive “Carnival Word Search Contest” for agents. The online game, designed to keep agents up to date on Carnival’s ships and itineraries, will run for 18 days, through Feb. 28. Every day of the... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, Cruise, Travel Agents

Teeing It Up In The Algarve

Inaugural Baxter Media Portugal Golf Tournament Underway

Teeing It Up In The Algarve Rising bright and early, teams participating in the inaugural Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament were eager to tee it up for the opening round. Hosted by Visit Portugal, TAP Airlines (#TapAirPortugal or #PortugalStopover) and the Albufeira Promotion Bureau, the round was played at... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Say Fore In Portugal

Baxter Media Picks The Algarve For Its First European Golf Tournament

Say Fore In Portugal Contrary to popular belief, across the pond golf, isn't only limited to the cool, damp and windy climates of Northern Europe. A perfect example is Portugal's Algarve region, located in the most southerly point of the country. Along with its colourful history, rich cultural heritage, superb... more ›
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Sandals Is All About Groups

New 'Group Code' Makes Life Easy For Agents

Sandals Is All About Groups What's a great way for an agent to pad their wallet? Easy, sell groups. And who better to sell groups to, and get help from, than Sandals Resorts International? Booking a group with Sandals has never been easier. The magic numbers are 5 and 3 – five rooms, three-night minimum, reports... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents
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