Canadian Travel Press Digital Edition
Issue Date: Jul 26, 2021

Turning barriers into advantages
As Michael Deluce tells it, Porter Airlines had to make “more company-defining strategic decisions in a few months than you might make in a few years in normal circumstances.” But in the last few weeks, the airline has announced that it would be back in the air again on Sept. 8 and also revealed details of its order for 80 Embraer E195-E2s that will open a host of new opportunities to the airline. But as Porter’s boss sees it: “It’s a big commitment and something that we’re prepared to take on. Sometimes it’s the darkest days that allow you to find a spark that creates new opportunities.”
 
Advisors have a chance to start with a clean slate

Advisors have a chance to start with a clean slate

In the first of a two-part conversation, Travelport’s Maurita Baker admits that while it’s hard to predict what the recovery will look like, what’s clear is that travel will recover and travel advisors have a chance to start with a clean slate.
Tauck is back and business is booming

Tauck is back and business is booming

Tauck's Jennifer Tombaugh is ready to take off internationally for the first time since getting back from Singapore and Bangkok on Feb. 29, 2020 and along with Sharyn Cannon they’ll be in Portugal on duty as co-godmothers of ms Andorinha.
What were once barriers are now advantages for Australia

What were once barriers are now advantages for Australia

Tourism Australia’s Chris Allison observes that there’s nothing like a crisis to help you prepare for a crisis. But he makes it clear that throughout the pandemic, Tourism Australia has been busy keeping in touch with it partners.
 


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