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TDC Picks DataCandy For New Gift Card Program

TDC Picks DataCandy For New Gift Card Program Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) has picked DataCandy for its new gift card program, launching this month. The lucrative travel gift card market is a great opportunity to acquire two customers with one transaction; the customer who buys it and the one who receives it. TDC has a unique... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Travel Agents

Amazing Israel

IGTO's New Director Is Here To Make Some Noise

Amazing Israel As Gal Hana sees it, opportunity is knocking for Israel's tourism industry in the Canadian market. And as the new director for Canada for the Israel Government Tourist Office, Hana plans to “make some noise” about it during his time here. Off the top, it's certainly “noise worthy,”... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Appointments, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Sandals Special Bahamas Webinar

Sandals Special Bahamas Webinar Sandals’ weekly “Let’s Talk” webinars have regularly allowed for Canadian agents to get the latest updates directly from the featured resort’s management teams. In light of the recent passing of Hurricane Dorian over the Bahamas, perhaps there is none timelier than the upcoming... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Hotels, News, Resorts, Travel Agents

Travel: A Catalyst For Good

Duke of Sussex Launches Global Sustainable Initiative – Travalyst

Travel: A Catalyst For Good The Duke of Sussex has announced a major new global partnership aimed at improving conservation, environmental protection and expanding local community economic development by encouraging sustainable tourism practices across the travel industry. Called Travalyst, the partnership has been... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Hotels, News, Online Travel Agency, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Louise Gardiner Joins The Agency Solution

Louise Gardiner Joins The Agency Solution Industry veteran Louise Gardiner is joining The Agency Solution, a new division of The Travel Agent Next Door as vice-president. Gardiner will oversee the strategic development and sales of the new storefront agency services network. She will recruit smaller store front agencies in the $3... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Travel Agents

Driven By Service

TTC Making It Easier For Agents To Reward Loyal Clients

Driven By Service The Travel Corporation (TTC) has unveiled an evolved customer loyalty program across its product portfolio that further demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment to both its clients and valued travel agent partners. Aligned with TTC's ethos, Driven By Service, the changes make it even... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Best Year Ever

TPI Thanks Its Partners For Their Support

Best Year Ever Celebrity Cruises' Ken Brooks is all smiles as he chats with Baxter Media's David McClung.  It was a happy group that gathered at Toronto's tony Bisha Hotel and everyone was in a celebratory mood. As for what the group of about 60 supplier partners and TPI executives were all... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Libbie Rice Leaving Ensemble Travel Group

Libbie Rice Leaving Ensemble Travel Group Ensemble Travel Group has announced that Libbie Rice has decided to leave the business with her last day being Sept. 10. Rice has been with the leading travel consortia since January 2011 serving as a co-president (along with Lindsay Pearlman) until June when she became president. “On... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

TL Network Set To Host Regional Conferences

TL Network Set To Host Regional Conferences TL Network Canada reports that early registration is open for its upcoming training sessions across Canada. These events, for member agents, will take place in October as part of the organization’s 21st Annual Canadian Fall Regional Conferences. The locations for this year’s events... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Travel Agents

Tackling Overtourism

Agents Can Be Part Of The Solution

Tackling Overtourism Do travel agents have the power to help combat overtourism? Ninan Chacko, the CEO of Travel Leaders Group, believes the travel industry at large can play a pivotal role in tackling the issue moving forward. “Travel advisors play a crucial role in educating travellers about alternative... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research
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