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Expedia TAAP Offers New Deals For Members

Expedia TAAP Offers New Deals For Members The Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program (Expedia TAAP) has released details of new member deals. Designed to help agents capitalize on major shopping moments with Black Friday (Nov. 24) and Cyber Monday (Nov. 27), Expedia TAAP is offering special deals for this period. Black Friday... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Technology, Travel Agents

Vision Celebrates Its Top Advisors

Vision Celebrates Its Top Advisors It was quite the celebration. When it comes to recognizing its top producing travel advisors, Direct Travel and its Canadian retail brand Vision Travel recognized their top producing travel advisors during a sailing on board Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 from New York to Southampton; with the... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Cruise, Events, Travel Agents

Trevello: Full Steam Ahead 

Trevello: Full Steam Ahead  A night at the Rec Room was nothing like a gathering in your parents’ basement. Trevello chose the spot to say thank you and show its appreciation to its partners. Each guest was invited to show off their skills at bowling, axe throwing or at the pool table. But, Trevello’s Zeina... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Travel Agents

Back In Full Swing

The 26th Annual Canadian Travel Industry Golf Tournament An Amazing Celebration

Back In Full Swing After an unfortunate two-year hiatus, due to the global pandemic, the 26th annual Canadian Travel Industry Golf Tournament hosted in partnership with Sandals Resorts and Baxter Media was back in full swing at the Sandals Golf & Country Club in Ocho Rios, Jamaica from Oct. 30-Nov.... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Tourism Shows It Cares At Victoria Event

Tourism Shows It Cares At Victoria Event A deeper understanding of Canadian Indigenous issues, and the potential option of creating First Nations tourism programs, were key takeaways for travel professionals attending the Meaningful Travel Summit in Victoria, BC recently. The international conference assembled over 120 travel... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

AirlinePros Canada Taking Care Of Agents

AirlinePros Canada Taking Care Of Agents AirlinePros Canada Inc. -- which oversees LAM Moçambique (IATA: TM/068) BSP Coordination services in this country --  will include basic commercial support to the Canadian travel Industry(B2B). Airlinepros reports that LAM will now allow Canada BSP participating agents to claim 3%... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Technology, Travel Agents

Picture Perfect Jamaica

Photo Contest Let’s Agents Test Their Knowledge Of Destination

Picture Perfect Jamaica As part of its ‘Come Back’ campaign, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has launched an exclusive photo contest for travel advisors. During the month of November, Canadian travel agents are being invited to test their knowledge of the island by correctly identifying resort areas featured in... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Caribbean, Contests, Destinations, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Challenging The Industry

FCTG Americas DEI Manager Challenges Industry Not to Scale Back on Inclusive Hiring

Challenging The Industry Travel was arguably one of the hardest hit industries during the global pandemic suffering extensive layoffs, restructures, and location closures. As the industry experiences a rapid increase in demand to pre-COVID levels, it’s ramping up its workforce in response. Now, one of the... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

ACITA Adapts Actions To A Changing Environment

ACITA Adapts Actions To A Changing Environment ACITA (Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors) has had a busy summer of renewed travel interest, and the continued challenges across the tourism industry. The Executive Team has focused on the direction it will take going forward. The Canadian government has moved into the... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Travel Agents

On The Road With The Travel Agent Next Door

In-Person, Live Stream Events Draw Big Crowds

On The Road With The Travel Agent Next Door Over the past two weeks the Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) conducted 12 roadshows across Canada – its first in person roadshows since 2019. More than 300 travel agent partners attended in-person with another 170 tuning in to the virtual live stream of the events. The roadshows were... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents
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