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Sunwing’s winter sun sales for 2021 – 2022 already surpassing 2019 sales trends

Sunwing to resume summer sun flights from YYZ and YUL
Sunwing’s initial lineup of destinations includes Cancun, Punta Cana, Varadero and Montego Bay. Samantha Taylor “These destinations are well-loved favourites for Sunwing customers. Customer demand has helped us choose these initial destinations, and we look forward to adding more flights and destinations in the near future to meet growing demand,” says Taylor. Sunwing’s initial flight schedule from Toronto Pearson International Airport will...

Breaking Travel News investigates: Why now is the time for the industry to invest in upskilling | Focus

Breaking Travel News investigates: Why now is the time for the industry to invest in upskilling | Focus
Fi Morrison-Arnthal, founder of the recently launched Progressive Travel Training, here tells Breaking Travel News why now is the time for the travel industry to invest in upskilling as Covid-19 fades into the past One of the dominant conversations in our sector at the moment concerns what’s needed from the UK government to get travel back on its feet. Whatever...

2nd annual All American Roadshow June 29

2nd annual All American Roadshow June 29
MORRISTOWN, NJ (May 3, 2021) – XpoPRO Mobile Events, a division of TravPRO Mobile, will host its second All American Roadshow on Tuesday, June 29, from 12pm-4pm EDT/ 9am-1pm PDT.  The virtual event will be sponsored by Travel Oregon and Visit Utah. “The All American Roadshow is where it all started last year, and after 40+ additional shows and refinements, we...

Politicians on both sides of the border call for “science-based” reopening

Politicians on both sides of the border call for “science-based” reopening
  But as Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc has stated, the border reopening and the lifting of travel restrictions will be a gradual process. The federal government has already announced that it plans to lift the mandatory 3-day hotel quarantine requirement for returning Canadians as early as July, but specific details including the actual start date are still unclear. Now...

Silversea returns to operation in Greece | News

Silversea returns to operation in Greece | News
Silversea Cruises has returned to global operations with the maiden voyage of its new flagship, Silver Moon, from Athens. The inaugural sailing of new expeditionary vessel, Silver Origin, will depart from San Cristobal in the Galapagos tomorrow. The first destination-specific ship from the line will sail with all-new itineraries in the archipelago. “With the maiden voyages of these two beautiful ships,...

ACITA turns one: A look back on its growth and accomplishments

ACITA turns one: A look back on its growth and accomplishments
TORONTO — It’s hard to believe that after forming ACITA a year ago, the three founding members have still not met one another. Thanks to the global pandemic and lockdown measures, Judith Coates of The Travel Agent Next Door in Orillia, Nancy Wilson of Leisure Life Holiday in Ottawa, and Brenda Slater of Beyond the Beach in Tiny, Ontario have...

A Travel Guide to Spice’s Island – Indonesia

A Travel Guide to Spice's Island – Indonesia
Are you one of those people who can’t wait to travel again? I get it, I am in the same boat and it’s absolutely relatable! I am looking forward to new adventures! It is not a surprise that we all want to go far beyond our comfort zone and explore exciting new places. So if you are planning a...

Could this be the last extension for the Canada-U.S. border closure? Trudeau announces 2-track system for proof of vaccination, to get travel restarted

Could this be the last extension for the Canada-U.S. border closure? Trudeau announces 2-track system for proof of vaccination, to get travel restarted
The second track is a national solution, hopefully in place by this fall in coordination with the provinces, that will bring in a cross-Canada system of vaccination certification. “We’re working with the ArriveCAN application, which is already well established and being used for Canadians and travellers coming to Canada under the current rules. This way they can share a photo...

Travel and the new normal | Focus

Travel and the new normal | Focus
Delays, delays and more delays. These have and will become increasingly normal until the new normal approach to travel is actually confirmed and becomes more routine. Regardless of what travel will look like, we know it will not be the same as it was before. Testing, tracing, vaccinated or not, all these additional issues have been added to the...

“It was very frustrating”: Agents react to application for Ontario’s tourism grant

“It was very frustrating”: Agents react to application for Ontario’s tourism grant
TORONTO — When news first broke about Ontario’s new Tourism & Travel Small Business Support Grant, Marianne Vogel was excited, knowing that the one-time payment would help pay her bills following 16 months of seeing no income at all. But Vogel, based in Dundas, Ontario and owner of Just for You Travel & Consulting, hit a roadblock fairly early on...