Consumer protection legislation across the country, including the travel laws in BC, Ontario and Quebec, are all designed to protect the financial interests of consumers in the context of purchasing travel services.
Whether your agency is subject to one of these laws or not, it... more ›
Chris Phillips, the Airline Tariff Publishing Company’s (ATPCO) head of global sales and accounts, talks to Canadian Travel Press about some of the solutions his organization is putting in place to help its industry partners going forward.
Is ATPCO developing solutions to respond to these... more ›
TLN delivers positive news at virtual event
When Travel Leaders Network (TLN) welcomed a record number of travel industry professionals its three-day, virtual Bridge to the Future event in mid-October, it had some positive news to deliver on consumer travel plans going forward.
In research conducted in September – in conjunction... more ›
Trafalgar and Costsaver Canada’s VP Sales, Anita Emilio and Groups Manager, Elizabeth Raposo team up this week to talk to Canadian Travel Press’ readers about how group travel can help them rebuild their businesses – fast and profitably.
Maybe you could start by talking a bit about how... more ›
Reducing The Burden
In the first of a two-part conversation TICO’s president & CEO, Richard Smart talks about the kinds of initiatives it has put in place to reduce the burden on both travel agents and wholesalers as they deal with the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses.
Maybe you can start by talking... more ›
Advisors are keeping busy during these challenging times
Although bookings have come to a virtual standstill, Mike Allard of Mallard Travel in Sudbury is doing anything but standing still.
“I am really using the down time to up my training,” Allard tells Canadian Travel Press. “Suppliers have been exceptional in providing... more ›
In an open letter to travel suppliers, the ACTA COVID-19 Travel Agency Leaders Advisory Committee has called for “a holistic review of the systemic practices and policies that are currently in place between travel agencies and travel suppliers.”
With all sectors of the industry... more ›
A new study by Hilton has revealed that 95% of Americans are missing travel right now.
And after six months of restrictions brought on by a global pandemic which led to working and learning from home and little change in scenery day after day after day, that’s not surprising.
However,... more ›
HAL looks ahead to December restart
A trimmer Holland America Line is looking at restarting operation in mid-December, although company president Gus Antorcha says a currently fluid situation for the cruise industry brought on by the coronavirus pandemic means nothing is written in stone right now when it comes to... more ›
AmaWaterways says it’s upbeat about its future prospects even as a company that’s best known for its European river cruises is having to contend with a European coronavirus situation that AmaWaterways co-founder Rudi Schreiner concedes has become “chaotic” in many... more ›