Company Offering A Customizable Approach To Travel Planning
Canadian travel company, redtag.ca has unveiled a rebrand that reflects its focus on customized getaways and diverse product selection.
In operation since 2004, the company’s new brand slogan is ‘see the world, your way’ and it comes with an updated website that encourages customers... more ›
ACITA Continues Its Lobbying Efforts For ITAs
You might say that March went out like a lion for the Association of Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA), wrapping it up with a long-awaited meeting with the Transport Minister Omar Alghabra.
During the meeting, ACITA clearly laid out the many ways that travel agencies, travel advisors, and... more ›
Uniglobe Carefree Acquires Uniglobe LGI
Uniglobe Carefree Travel Limited has agreed to acquire Uniglobe LGI Travel (LGI), one of the largest agencies in Uniglobe Travel Western Canada effective immediately, in a move to create a Western Canada powerhouse agency with strong holds in corporate, leisure and group travel.
Founded in... more ›
Ensemble Travel Group has named Collette as a Preferred Partner. In that role, Collette will expand Ensemble’s offerings to sell Collette’s array of classic group tours to destinations around the world.
David Harris, CEO of Ensemble Travel Group, said: “We are truly thrilled to... more ›
Dominica has launched its extended-stay visa program, Work in Nature (WIN), which provides the opportunity to work remotely for up to 18 months on the island.
The WIN program is targeted at remote workers, digital nomads, academics, families, and persons on sabbaticals who are seeking a... more ›
Travel Edge Takes It To The Limit And Beyond
Travel Edge wrapped up its Limitless virtual luxury conference this past weekend, providing over 400 attendees with two days of “inspiration, education, and connectivity.”
Highlights included keynote addresses from Kyle Mabry, VP Global Sales at American Airlines, and Jane Burnell, Vice... more ›
In-Store Agency Closures Rise As Online Accelerates
According to GlobalData, COVID-19 has accelerated the digitization of the travel agent model, creating more shop closures as in-store agencies switch operations online.
The data and analytics company points out that this is a necessary adaptation to changing consumer preferences.
Johanna... more ›
WTTC Research Shows Massive Industry Losses In 2020
The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) reveals the full and devastating impact of COVID-19 had on the global Travel & Tourism sector last year, which suffered a massive loss of almost US$4.5 trillion.
The annual EIR from the World Travel &... more ›
Ontario’s support for tourism includes travel agencies.
The Ontario Tourism and Hospitality Small Business Support Grant unveiled in yesterday’s (March 24) budget provides an estimated $100 million in one‑time payments of $10,000 to $20,000 to eligible small businesses.
And travel... more ›
Air Canada Vacations has extended the COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan, administered by Allianz Global Assistance, to international destinations when booking any flight and hotel-inclusive package.
Offered at no additional cost, the coverage is designed to cover emergency medical and... more ›