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TDC Welcomes New Members

TDC Welcomes New Members Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) welcomed eight new affiliated agencies to its network in Quebec last December. Kimberley Wood, national director, franchise and affiliate members for TDC, emphasized that "it's not just eight new agencies that are joining our network, but solid entrepreneurs... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

TPI Advisor A Winner With Saint Lucia

TPI Advisor A Winner With Saint Lucia Travel Professionals International’s Karolina Fernandes was recently recognized as a 2020 Global Piton Award winner by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. The award was granted to only 3 Canadian travel advisors and it recognized them for the highest reported number of annual... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Travel Agents

Looking On The Bright Side

The New Year ushered in many challenges, but opportunities are also emerging for travel advisors and tour operators alike

Looking On The Bright Side After a tumultuous start to the New Year, Travel Courier chats with the Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA), TravelBrands and G Adventures about how they’re navigating past the challenges to take advantage of the opportunities that this year brings. Although... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Transat Clarifies Proposal Situation

Transat Clarifies Proposal Situation Citing recent media and analyst reports that state that on Dec. 22, 2020, Pierre Karl Péladeau made a proposal to acquire the shares of Transat A.T. Inc. ("Transat" or the "Corporation") that would remain open for a period of 24 hours in the event of a rejection of the arrangement with Air... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Johnson Appointed Travel Edge President

Johnson Appointed Travel Edge President Michael Johnson has been named President of Travel Edge. In his new role, Johnson will assume responsibility for both Travel Edge Business and Leisure with an emphasis on creating tools and solutions to drive best-in-class client experiences and increased revenue. For the past two years,... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Travel Agents

Sign The ACITA Petition Now

Sign The ACITA Petition Now Travel agents across the country are being urged to sign the Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA) petition that urges the Minister of Transport to ensure that any financial assistance for airlines – and their tour subsidiaries – is conditional on travel agent... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

Nexion Travel Gears Up For Virtual Expo

Nexion Travel Gears Up For Virtual Expo Nexion Travel Group-Canada is holding a complimentary virtual expo on Jan. 13 and 14. Nexion EXPO is a one-stop solution for travel advisors of all experience levels who are interested in learning about what a host agency is, and how Nexion Travel Group-Canada can help them achieve their... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

G Adventures’ The Great Adventure Sale Now Underway

G Adventures’ The Great Adventure Sale Now Underway G Adventures kicked off the New Year with its The Great Adventure Sale. The promotion features savings up to 30%, $1 upfront deposits and 21% off My Own Room options, across more than 450 tour options across the small group adventure operator’s 18-to-Thirtysomethings, Active, Classic, Family,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Specials, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Another Blow For Travel Agents

ACTA Disappointed With Implementation Of New Test Requirements

Another Blow For Travel Agents Clearly 2021 didn’t start the way the industry had hoped for, in fact, ACTA said that the new year brought another blow to travel agents and the industry with the federal government announcing a pre-boarding testing requirement and giving the industry only a week to prepare. ACTA president... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Brand USA Turns The Focus On Canada

Brand USA Turns The Focus On Canada Registration is open for all travel agents in Canada to attend the first-ever Focus On Canada hosted by Brand USA. The recovery-themed virtual event is designed to inform and inspire future travel to the United States. Starting at 12 pm EST on Thurs., Jan. 14, the event will provide... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents
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