WestJet and WestJet Vacations have certainly been creating quite a buzz in the past year or so and it clearly paid off . When we asked Canadian travel agents who their favourite overall supplier was, the answer was WestJet and WestJet Vacations and that’s deserving of a big round of applause – way to go gang! Seen in the photo, from l to r, are: Jane Clementino,... more ›
Start spreading the news… New York continues its reign as the favourite US city of Canadian travel agents. It has been their favourite since 2013. It was followed in this year’s rankings by Las Vegas and San Francisco. Of note: New Orleans moved into fourth place, up from seventh in 2016; Orlando was up from sixth to fifth; Boston jumped... more ›
Paris was the favourite in the international city category in this year’s Agents’ Choice poll, followed by London in second spot, followed by Rome, Amsterdam and Barcelona. Prague jumped from 14th in 2016 to finish sixth in our 2017 poll. Venice, Dublin, Florence, and Sydney rounded out the top 10 in 2017.
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Vancouver was picked by agents as their favourite Canadian city in this year’s poll. It has held that spot for four out of the last five years. Toronto took second spot, followed by Montreal, Quebec City and Victoria. In this year’s poll, Ottawa jumped from 11th to sixth spot, while Calgary moved up from 12th place to seventh. Halifax, Banff and Niagara-on-the-Lake... more ›
CN Tower continued as this year’s favourite attraction. The Louvre in Paris moved up two spots to second place; Whistler, BC, jumped four spots to third; and Old Quebec was up three spots to sixth place.
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Since 2014, Manulife has been the favourite of Canadian travel agents in the insurance category. As well, Manulife is one of just four favourites in this year’s poll that agents in every region of the country tapped for that honour. Of note: Allianz continued to hold the second spot in our poll, however, Blue Cross has moved from its seventh... more ›
In the non-all-inclusive hotel category, Fairmont continues to be the favourite of Canadian travel agents. Along with finishing first in the national polling, Fairmont was also the regional favourite of agents in Ontario and the West. Regionally, Marriott Hotels – which finished in second spot – was the favourite of agents in Quebec and... more ›
Since Agents’ Choice was launched way back in 2000, Sandals & Beaches Resorts have been the hands-down favourite of Canadian travel agents in the all-inclusive category; and in our 2017 poll, the luxury-included resort operator continues to rule this category. Along with being the national favourite, Sandals & Beaches were the favourite of agents in Ontario,... more ›
Mexico is once again the favourite of Canadian agents in 2017 – and it has been their favourite in this category since 2013. Earning the top spot nationally, as well as being the regional favourite in Ontario, Quebec and the West. In Atlantic Canada, agents picked Cuba as their favourite. Of note: Turks & Caicos broke into the top 10, rising from 13th spot in 2016 to... more ›
The magic continues. Not only has Walt Disney World, Orlando been a perennial favourite – topping the category since it was introduced – it is also one of just four favourites in this year’s poll that was the favourite of Canadian agents in every region of the country. Disneyland, California; Universal Orlando Resort; Universal Studios Hollywood; Canada’s... more ›