Mark your calendar for the largest tourism industry conference in Canada – the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) Annual Tourism Summit. Held at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, this event welcomes more than 500 delegates each year and offers a combination of high-calibre keynote speakers, educational sessions, networking events and marketplace. The three-day event culminates with the Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner, recognizing industry leaders.
Travel Showcase events
Insight Vacations is gearing up for the return of its Travel Showcase events which are set to be held in 28 cities across Canada, starting in Moncton, New Brunswick on Oct. 27. Working in partnership with Tourism Ireland, Insight Vacations’ veteran European tour directors will offer presentations designed to inspire agents’ guests and encourage them to travel. Those attending the showcases will also hear from Cris David, vice-president Carla Brake, and on select nights in Western Canada, Global CEO John Boulding on what 2016 will bring, including the newly launched 2016-2017 Europe and Britain Premium and Luxury Gold programs. Agents and their clients will also have the opportunity to save on their next journey with Insight, where they can take advantage of the Showcase Special by saving up to $400 per couple. In addition, the clients of agents who attend will have the opportunity to win a grand prize consisting of an escorted journey with Insight, valued at up to $4,000. Agents will have the opportunity to win prizes. For a complete listing of events and to register online, go to: