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More Points For Agents From ACV

More Points For Agents From ACV Until the end of April, Air Canada Vacations continues to promote Europe by offering travel agents 5X ACV&ME Bonus points when they book their clients on any Europe package. With the offer, agents can redeem for a $50 visa card with only 2 Europe Package bookings for 7nights or $100 with... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Travel Agents

ACTA Offers Further Clarification

Members Ask For More Information On Consortia Partnership With Virtuoso

ACTA Offers Further Clarification ACTA is offering a further clarification on its recently announced Consortia Partnership agreement with Virtuoso following requests from its members. In it, the association states, “ACTA and Virtuoso would like to clarify their recently announced partnership agreement, including the... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Clearing The Air

Paradis Offers Clarification Of ACTA, Virtuoso Relationship

Clearing The Air In the wake of the concern raised by the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies' (ACTA) announcement of a consortia partnership between Virtuoso and the association, president Wendy Paradis has written to all ACTA members to “clarify some points of confusion.” ACTA's boss writes,... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Travel Agents: Make Your Voice Heard!

Agents' Choice 2019 Voting Closes Tomorrow

Travel Agents: Make Your Voice Heard! Still time to have your say in the Agents Choice Readership Survey. For 20 years, Canadian travel agents have told us who their favourites are in 42 categories. It’s your voice, your chance to speak and your chance to win anyone of the great prizes offered by our sponsors. Prizes... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2019, Contests, News, Travel Agents

Virtuoso ACTA’s First Consortium Partner

Virtuoso ACTA’s First Consortium Partner As part of a long-standing commitment to putting its travel agency members and their advisors first, global luxury travel network Virtuoso has become the exclusive consortium partner of the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA). Virtuoso is the first to join ACTA, which advocates... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Carnival Hosts Sunrise Launch Parties

Carnival Hosts Sunrise Launch Parties Emphasizing the value of “See Carnival to Sell Carnival,” Carnival Cruise Line is inviting agents to three first-ever ship launch parties aboard Carnival Sunrise after it emerges from a nearly $200 million bow-to-stern makeover. The kick-off party is scheduled at Norfolk, Virginia, May... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Events, Travel Agents

ACV Announces ‘Get to know Europe’ Contest Winner

ACV Announces ‘Get to know Europe’ Contest Winner Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has announced the winner of its recent “Get to Know Europe” contest – Claire Banman of Roblin Travel. The online game was housed on the agent portal, ACV & ME, and ran through the month of February, concluding with a prize draw for a $3,000 future travel... more ›
Posted in Contests, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TravelBrands Loves Agents

First 'Agent Appreciation' Event Is In The Books

TravelBrands Loves Agents It was a night to remember as TravelBrands kicked off its fourth annual “Agent Appreciation” events last night (April 1) hosting in the neighbourhood of 700 Toronto-area agents at Paramount in Woodbridge, Ont. and showcasing the company's latest changes. It was the inaugural show of... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Air Canada Offers 737 MAX 8 Update

Revised Schedule Covers 98% of Flying Previously Done By 737 MAX

Air Canada Offers 737 MAX 8 Update Air Canada has further adjusted its schedule through to May 31 due to Transport Canada's continued closure of Canadian airspace to the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The airline anticipates it will cover 98% of previously planned flying for the month through a series of mitigation measures,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Carnival Initiative Touts Value of Using a Travel Advisor

Carnival Initiative Touts Value of Using a Travel Advisor Carnival Cruise Line has long touted the value of using a travel advisor when booking a cruise vacation, and now that commitment is being intensified through a year-long initiative called WUATA: Why Use A Travel Advisor. Aimed at helping travel professionals attract new clients and deepen... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Travel Agents
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