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CBSA workers vote in favour of strike mandate, government responds

CBSA workers vote in favour of strike mandate, government responds Over 9,000 members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada working for the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) voted overwhelmingly to give their union a strike mandate. That mandate could lead to significant disruptions to the flow of goods, services and people at Canadian ports of entry...

Ontario & Quebec travellers will spend the most this summer, Deloitte says

Ontario & Quebec travellers will spend the most this summer, Deloitte says Sky-high costs and ongoing economic pressures aren't dampening the mood this summer season. According to the 2024 summer travel outlook: Canadian destinations in the spotlight, Canadians are eagerly making travel plans and are ready to get away and make up for missed travel time. Overall,...

Canadian visits to Britain pass 1M for the first time ever

Canadian visits to Britain pass 1M for the first time ever More Canadians are visiting Britain – and spending – than ever before, according to the latest official statistics highlighted by Britain’s national tourism agency, VisitBritain. Canada’s appetite for travel to Britain is surging with more than 1 million Canadian (1,003,000) visits...

Collette hires Chris Colebourn as CTO

Collette hires Chris Colebourn as CTO Collette has appointed Chris Colebourn to the role of chief technology officer, effective immediately. With a career spanning three decades, Chris has held prominent technical leadership roles, focusing on building and scaling software platforms in the eCommerce and travel sectors at companies...

Nickelodeon Orlando coming to Kissimmee in 2026

Nickelodeon Orlando coming to Kissimmee in 2026 Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Orlando is opening in 2026 in Kissimmee, Florida. This resort will be located in the Everest Place development and expertly operated by Lion Star Hospitality Inc., the exclusive US licensee for Karisma Hotels & Resorts, welcoming guests to explore a...

Travel Edge celebrates top performers with luxury trips

Travel Edge celebrates top performers with luxury trips Travel Edge Network (TEN) recently celebrated its top performers with a series of exceptional experiences to mark their accomplishments. This year, TEN featured three distinct destinations to celebrate its advisors including London, Croatia and Antigua.   For those who opted for the timeless...

NOAA predicts above-normal hurricane season in 2024

NOAA predicts above-normal hurricane season in 2024 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center are predicting an above-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin this year. In its outlook for the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season – which runs from June 1 to...

Adventure Canada announces new trips for 2026

Adventure Canada announces new trips for 2026 Adventure Canada has announced two brand new trips for 2026, including a small-ship expedition through the Galápagos Islands in Ecuador and a land tour to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru. On these new trips, guests can expect the same level of quality, care, and thought...

Roger Block to step down as Travel Leaders Network president

Roger Block to step down as Travel Leaders Network president Roger E. Block, President of Travel Leaders Network, is transitioning to a new role in the organization. His last day as President will be December 31, 2024 and he will begin his new role of Senior Advisor on January 1, 2025. “The time is simply right for me to start the next phase of my life...

WestJet is adding an ultra-low fare for no carry-on bags

WestJet is adding an ultra-low fare for no carry-on bags WestJet has announced plans to introduce a new, cheaper fare category, available to those who forego a checked bag. Under its current structure, WestJet offers six fare options: EconoFlex, PremiumFlex and BusinessFlex allow you to change your flight for no fee (any difference in fare will...
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