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Transat Celebrates Success

Company Marks 30th Anniversary of Toronto-London Flights

Transat Celebrates Success There's no doubt that Transat has a lot to celebrate and it did just that in Toronto last night (April 23) as the company marked the 30th anniversary of its first flight between Toronto and London, England. Addressing a crowd of some 250 travel trade types at its hangar near Toronto Pearson... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

A Little Incentive For TTAND Agents

A Little Incentive For TTAND Agents Travel agent members of The Travel Agent Next Door group ended their annual conference on a high note, when they learned that a new partner incentive program would be boosting some bank accounts. The new profit-based program was introduced on the final night gala of the annual gathering, held... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Taking Care Of Business In Ireland

Taking Care Of Business In Ireland Tourism Ireland recently welcomed its Canadian partners at the annual travel trade fairs – Meitheal and Meet The Buyer 2018. The annual events provide a platform for Irish tourism operators to meet new contacts and to create new business opportunities and partners. The Meitheal workshop (2... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

New Master Franchise Deal Signed

New Master Franchise Deal Signed UNIGLOBE Travel (International) is pleased to announce the renewed commitment from UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) as the region signs a 5-year Master Franchise Agreement with UNIGLOBE Travel (International) LP. Already a well-established region of UNIGLOBE, with more than 25 years as a... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Travel Agents

New Agent Incentive From Goway

New Agent Incentive From Goway Goway Travel has partnered with Virgin Australia to offer a selection of great value getaways to Sydney, Melbourne and the amazing Great Barrier Reef, starting from as low as $2389 CAD per person. Combining competitive airfares from Vancouver with hotel deals in Sydney, Melbourne and... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Airlines, Destinations, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TTAND Agents Lend A Hand In The D.R.

TTAND Agents Lend A Hand In The D.R. Conference business took a more altruistic turn in Punta Cana this week, as members of The Travel Agent Next Door collective pooled their resources and physical work skills to lend a hand at two public schools in the Dominican Republic. About 140 TTAND member agents came to the Majestic... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

It’s A Wrap

TravelBrands Concludes Its Third Annual Agent Appreciation Events

It’s A Wrap Well, it's a wrap as the saying goes. TravelBrands completed its series of cross-Canada, interactive events across Canada that showcased its unique and new offerings. The events were held in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Frank DeMarinis, president & CEO,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

WestJet Welcomes Its Partners In Cancun

WestJet Welcomes Its Partners In Cancun WestJet hosted its top partners from across North America at its annual key client event in Mexico. The three-day conference took place at Secrets The Vine Cancun. Lyell Farquharson, vice-president, sales and distribution for WestJet, observed: “This event gives us the opportunity to offer... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

It’s An Instagrammable World

Leveraging Instagram In The Travel Business

It’s An Instagrammable World They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and with 800 million monthly active users, there’s no denying people are drawn to the imagery of Instagram, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. Seeking more insights into its users,... more ›
Posted in News, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

TIP Goes Live In Three More

Finland, Norway and Sweden Now Up And Running

TIP Goes Live In Three More IATA reports that Transparency in Payments (TIP) has been implemented in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets. TIP, which is being introduced in conjunction with NewGen ISS, is an industry initiative focused on providing airlines with increased transparency and control in the collection of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Travel Agents
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