For over a half century, Canadian Travel Press has been covering the Canadian travel and tourism scene. It has been there in good times, bad times and, simply put, at all times.
And with this issue – Vol. 55, No. 1 – Canadian Travel Press begins a celebration of its 55th anniversary of... more ›
An Ode To Travel From The Industry
Travel has the power to transform us, to move us, to change our point of view and expand our understanding of other cultures and ways of life. Travel allows us to grow and gain a deeper sense of appreciation for life back home. Some of the best moments in travel are unscripted and raw.
While... more ›
A Man Who Believed That Nothing Was Impossible
The Honourable Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart passed away on Mon. Jan 4, 2021 in the United States. He was 79.
The founder of Sandals and Beaches Resorts was a towering figure in both the Caribbean and the global travel industry, and over the course of his 52-year career his innovative, new... more ›
It is with sadness and shock that Press Today reports the passing of Bruce Slade, the well-loved business development manager for Huntington Travel.
Slade was diagnosed with cancer a month ago and passed away on Dec. 27, 2020 at the age of 62.
Well known throughout the industry, it was... more ›
Hello Western Canada Travel Agents!
We all hope that you are doing well and staying healthy.
As you may or may not know, it has been a tradition in Alberta for the Suppliers to visit the agencies during the Holidays to sing some carols and spread some good cheer.
Last year, the BC... more ›
Edith Baxter In Her Own Words
In 2013, Baxter Media published Voices of Travel: Stories from the pages of Canadian Travel Press to mark the magazine’s 45th anniversary.
More than 40 icons of Canada’s travel industry offered their reflections and observations.
One of the many highlights of the first book to trace... more ›
Maurice Paul Heroux passed away peacefully in Toronto, ON recently after a long battle with cancer.
Heroux is survived by his loving wife, Irina Nagel, his son Philip and daughter Christine.
His happy personality and a good sense of humor will be missed by his family, relatives, and... more ›
TTC Brands' Execs Palma, Paunic, Guihan, Ford, Berry Talk Of What's Next
After holding virtual meetings with its top accounts and travel advisors, Michelle Palma, Vice President, Field Sales – North America, Uniworld, said they’ve gleaned incredible insights into the current market conditions.
“First and foremost is that consumers still want to... more ›
A Letter From Pat Probert
April Fool’s Day was fast approaching when Bob Family Travel at Travelonly’s Pat Probert sat down to write this letter, observing:
“Please wake me from this joke, prank, dream or nightmare. Last week was one of the most devastating weeks in the history of the travel industry with... more ›
Take A Listen To The Latest Voices of Travel Podcast
Travel agents often get more questions about travel insurance than almost anything else. Clients have concerns about pre-existing conditions. They want to understand what the fine print means -- and they want to be sure they will not only get proper care at their destination, but be transported... more ›