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Don’t Miss The JTB’s Irie Hour Tomorrow

Don’t Miss The JTB’s Irie Hour Tomorrow The Jamaica Tourist Board is inviting Canadian travel advisors to join it for a special edition of its bi-monthly Jamaica Irie Hour show, taking place tomorrow – Tues., Jan. 11 – at 2:30 pm EST. Special guest at the event will be Nina Spencer, motivational speaker coach, who will inspire... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Events, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Stepping Up The Fight For Independents

ACTA Launches New Initiative Seeking Clarity And Support For Independent Advisors

Stepping Up The Fight For Independents ACTA is stepping up its advocacy efforts, submitting a new relief proposal to the federal government focusing specifically on independent travel agents; and seeking further clarity on lockdown benefits for advisors. The industry association points out that the new year has once again brought... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

G Adventures Rewards Travel Heroes With G-Normous

G Adventures Rewards Travel Heroes With G-Normous G Adventures is kicking off 2022 with the return of G-Normous, its biggest annual agent incentive. Now in its ninth consecutive year, G-Normous is back bigger than ever before with $75,000 worth of cash and prizes up for grabs across the U.S. and Canada to thank travel agent partners for... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Air North Has A Bonus For Agents

Air North Has A Bonus For Agents Air North is celebrating the new year by extending its bonus commission offer for travel agencies and its seat sale. The offer is: Applicable to bookings made till Feb.15, 2022 For its existing contracted agencies, claim 10% on Go Yukon and Optimum fares when booking with Air North ... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

ACV Temporarily Suspending Service To 14 Sun Destinations

ACV Temporarily Suspending Service To 14 Sun Destinations In a message to its partners, Air Canada Vacations’ vice-president, Nino Montagnese is advising that the company will be temporarily suspending service to a number of its sun destinations. Montagnese writes: “At first glance, 2022 can be mistaken for its predecessor. Omicron ushered in a... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Delivering New-Age Travel Tech Solutions

Innstant Travel Partners With Uniglobe Meetings and Events Network

Delivering New-Age Travel Tech Solutions Innstant Travel has announced a strategic partnership with Uniglobe Travel. Uniglobe Members will now have access to Innstant Travel’s B2B and B2C distribution platforms for multiple products such as tours and activities, custom designed for Uniglobe Members’ clients. Innstant... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Technology, Travel Agents

FCM Strengthens Tech With Shep Acquisition

FCM Strengthens Tech With Shep Acquisition FCM has announced that its parent company Flight Centre Travel Group has fully acquired Shep, the Texas-based software company that provides a browser-extension based communication platform for multi-national corporations. The acquisition builds on last year’s initial investment in the... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Technology, Travel Agents

Forecast 2022

Optimism Fades As Omicron-driven Restrictions Return

Forecast 2022 2021 had all the hallmarks of becoming a successful year, but unfortunately for a number of reasons, it didn’t quite achieve its potential, writes Eric Barber, vice president, national sales, Realstar Hospitality, in the latest issue of Canadian Travel Press. At one point, Barber observes:... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Transat Offers Update On Changes, Cancellations

Transat Offers Update On Changes, Cancellations In a message to travel advisors, Transat says that “unfortunately travel demand has slowed since the recent government advisory to Canadians to avoid non-essential international travel.” And it continues that: “Since then, we have offered those booked to travel Dec. 16, 2021 to Jan.... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

CRA Now Accepting THRP Applications

CRA Now Accepting THRP Applications ACTA is advising that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is now accepting applications for the Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program (THRP) wage and rent subsidies. The association’s president, Wendy Paradis said: “We were very pleased to see the government act so quickly to put this in... more ›
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