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All posts by Cindy Sosroutomo

Cindy is Deputy Editor at Travelweek and has worked for the company since 2007. She has travelled to more than 50 countries and counts Kenya, Morocco, Thailand and Turkey among her favourite destinations.

Frustrations mount over elusive consumer-pay model: Will it ever happen?

Despite widespread support among travel retailers, wholesalers, ACTA and TICO to change the funding model for Ontario’s Compensation Fund to incorporate a consumer-pay element, once again the Ontario government did not move forward with that recommendation.
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“It’s in everyone’s best interest to stay open”: Beaches Turks & Caicos will not close in 2021

Both travellers and travel agents can breathe a sigh of relief now that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will no longer close in 2020 and 2021 as previously announced.
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Putting “Partners First”: NCL’s CEO lauds agents and the new Norwegian Joy

How much does Norwegian Cruise Line value travel agents? It created an entire philisophy around them, one that helps determine every company policy and initiative.
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TravelBrands’ Agent Appreciation Events kick off: “TravelBrands is for travel agents”

If anyone knows the value in selling TravelBrands, it’s Gina Marcone.
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Here’s who you should be selling Fort Myers & Sanibel to

There’s a curious phenomenon known as the ‘Sanibel Stoop’ that causes visitors and locals in The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel to stoop over at any given moment.
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Alitalia to resume Toronto-Rome service following major growth year

Coming off 14 straight months of passenger revenue growth, Alitalia is getting ready to resume nonstop service from Toronto to Rome on March 31.
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“It will all be worth it in the end”: Scenic addresses multiple Eclipse delays

Building a brand new ship is a huge undertaking, one that’s never without a few hiccups along the way. But as Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has seen firsthand, these small hiccups can lead to major roadblocks on the path to eventual launch.
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“We love our travel agents”: Norwegian toasts new YHM-Dublin direct service

How would one toast Norwegian’s new direct service from Hamilton to Dublin? With a Guinness, of course.
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A touch of Canadiana in NYC: Air Canada unveils new lounge at LGA

Just how Canadian is Air Canada’s new Maple Leaf Lounge at LaGuardia? There’s Molson Canadian on tap.
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ATL celebrates 50 years and its role in helping to launch Sandals Resorts

It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that Sandals Resorts International owes much of its success to an air conditioner.
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