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Just Like The Oscars

First Annual Agents' Choice Gala A Stellar Success

Just Like The Oscars It was a night when the stars of the Canadian travel industry shone brightly as Baxter Media – along with presenting sponsors, Air Canada and Sandals Resorts International; feature sponsors, WestJet, TravelBrands and the Jamaica Tourist Board – welcomed a sold out crowd for the first annual... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Canada Focus With An EDGE

TL Network Conference Session Takes Aim At Recruitment

Canada Focus With An EDGE The more suppliers the more business, the more agent profiles the bigger the engagement were some of the takeaways from yesterday's Canada Focus, a session for Canadian agents and affiliate agencies, part of the second day of TL Network's EDGE Conference in Las Vegas, reports Ilona Kauremszky... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

That’s Quite A Collection

Transat Rolls Out 2018-2019 Winter Program

That’s Quite A Collection Transat just keeps making it better and better. The operator rolled out its winter 2018-2019 Sun program in Toronto yesterday, adding Portugal and Spain to its 34 destinations in Mexico, South America, Central America, Florida and the Caribbean and packaging it all up in a single... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Florida, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TL Network Takes It To The EDGE

Top Canadian Agencies Recognized During Awards Event

TL Network Takes It To The EDGE Canadian member agencies were feted at the Travel Leaders Network conference now known as EDGE (Educate, Discover, Gather, Evolve) which is taking place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas this week, writes Ilona Kauremszky reporting for Press Today from the event. Considered one of the travel... more ›
Posted in Events, News, On The Road Again, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

WestJet Takes Agent Advisors Out To The Ballgame

WestJet Takes Agent Advisors Out To The Ballgame WestJet welcomed members of its Travel Agent Advisory Board (TAAB) June 5-6 in Toronto for two days of planning and discussion. The two-day conference was attended by 40 TAAB members representing 35 travel agencies across Canada. Both corporate and leisure agents were invited to share their... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Travel Agents

Canadian Agency Owner Leads Ensemble Board

Canadian Agency Owner Leads Ensemble Board Terri Jo Lennox (pictured left), president of Travel Time Inc., and Gary Pollard, president of Ambassador Tours, have been elected chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the Ensemble Travel Group board of directors. The two travel executives were elected by their board peers for the one-year... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Travel Agents

Agents Can Win Big With Karisma

Agents Can Win Big With Karisma Karisma Hotels & Resorts has announced a $250,000 cash prize, plus a diamond giveaway, as a part of an enticing rewards program to engage and recognize the travel agent community for their efforts. The program and prize, which began in 2014 and increases in value each year, is generously... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, Hotels, News, Resorts, Travel Agents

Triple STAR Points From Sunwing

Operator Launches Price Drop Guarantee Promotion

Triple STAR Points From Sunwing There's good news for those out there with clients who like to plan their winter vacation early as Sunwing has announced it's bringing back its popular Price Drop Guarantee promotion. The upshot here is that Canadians who book by July 4 can look forward to securing their next tropical... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Specials, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

On The Road With Sunwing

Company Takes Delivery Of First Boeing 737 MAX 8

On The Road With Sunwing Sunwing Airlines has taken the keys, so to speak, of its newest acquisition with the delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The aircraft - which will be flown from Seattle to Toronto later today (Friday) - is the first of four new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft acquired by the company... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Air Canada Is Flying High

Carrier Celebrates Launch Of Four New Routes

Air Canada Is Flying High Air Canada is flying high these days, as it continues to expand its global network. Top executives from the carrier were in Toronto last night (May 24) to celebrate with their travel agency partners, the launch of four new routes to destinations in Argentina, Croatia, Portugal and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Travel Agents
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