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TTAND FIT TRIP Challenge Raises $10K

TTAND FIT TRIP Challenge Raises $10K The Travel Agent Next Door travel agent partners just completed the second annual 9-week FIT TRIP fitness challenge campaign that also raised funds for Pencils for Kids. Partner travel agents raised $6,980 and TTAND topped that amount up to $10,000 – enough to fund half the cost of... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents

Canadian Agents Invited To Take 10 With Sandals

Canadian Agents Invited To Take 10 With Sandals Sandals Resorts is launching a new series of live, virtual training sessions that will debut on Fri., Sept. 17, 2021 with its highly-anticipated new resort in Curaçao (opening April 2022) as the first featured topic. Created exclusively for the Canadian market, “Sandals and Beaches... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Canada, COVID-19, Events, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Heightened Appreciation

Travellers View Agents As More Valuable Than Ever

Heightened Appreciation ACTA president Wendy Paradis says the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the appreciation travel agents are receiving from the travelling public. Paradis told a Wednesday webinar -- hosted by ASTA and which also featured her counterparts from different travel organizations -- that the pandemic... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Speak Up And Make An Impact

ASTA President Urges Agents To Make Their Concerns Known

Speak Up And Make An Impact ASTA president Zane Kirby is calling on travel agents to be loud and proud during these difficult times. Kirby told an ASTA webinar on international travel that travel agents haven't made their voices heard as clearly about their financial plight during the coronavirus pandemic as some other... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

ACTA Panels Talk Trends And More At Summit

ACTA Panels Talk Trends And More At Summit ACTA has released details of some of the panels that will be featured at its upcoming virtual Summit, set for Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. The association’s president, Wendy Paradis will facilitate panel discussions with travel industry leaders and focus on anticipated trends and challenges that... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

The 2021 Air Canada Race In Switzerland Signals Hope For The Industry

The 2021 Air Canada Race In Switzerland Signals Hope For The Industry Although there have been multiple Air Canada Races held since its inception in 2006, arguably the most monumental is the 2021 edition which just wrapped up in Switzerland from August 28-Sept. 2. The competition signalled a restart of travel as it marked the first international trip for the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Destinations, News, On The Road Again, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Branching Out

Globus Family Of Brands Lighthouse Project Partners With Trees4Travel

Branching Out The Globus family of brands’ Lighthouse Project – which was launched back in April of 2021 – is branching out with a new partnership with Trees4Travel. As part of the new partnership, Avalon Waterways will offset the carbon footprint of every guest’s cruise experience in 2022 by... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Tim Paul Joins Discover The World

Tim Paul Joins Discover The World Tim Paul has joined Discover the World (DTW) as its senior manager focused on Expedia’s Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP). Paul has 20 years of aviation and travel industry experience working at WestJet with the Canadian travel agency industry. He was responsible for customer... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, News, Technology, Travel Agents

FCM Expands Into Japan

FCM Expands Into Japan FCM – www.fcmtravel.com -- is growing its presence across Asia through a joint venture with NSF Engagement in Japan. The investment will enhance FCM’s presence in Asia to support existing customers in the region while boosting its global footprint. It is also aimed at helping... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

ACTA Summit To Feature Virtual Trade Show 

ACTA Summit To Feature Virtual Trade Show  ACTA’s two-day, Virtual Travel Industry Summit will feature a virtual travel industry trade show between 14:00 – 16:30 on day two of the event. More than 40 exhibitors have already confirmed participation and the list is growing. The trade show will feature important information from... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents
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