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Michael has worked with Travelweek since the start of 2013. At Travelweek he is charged with digital publishing and strategy.

360-degree sneak peek of Toronto’s latest luxury hotel

Visionary entrepreneur and Canadian nightclub owner Charles Khabouth gave media a sneak peek of his latest venture – Bisha Hotel Toronto.
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TravelBound promotes its best sellers and agent incentive in new video series

TravelBound’s Business Development Manager Jennifer Bond is the star of Travelweek’s latest video series.
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What’s app-ening? GBTA conference highlights the latest corporate apps

TORONTO — “Have you seen our app?” was a question you heard a lot while walking on the trade show floor of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) conference in Toronto earlier this week. The corporate travel arms of Flight Centre, Vision, Merit and CWT all vied for the attention of travel managers from some […]
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How to make more commission with your Vegas bookings

Toronto agents got a taste of the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’ last night when 25 hotel and attraction partners from Las Vegas arrived as part of a sales mission.
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Free WiFi, more transit, improved airports; Canada meets the ‘new’ NYC

NYC & Company kicked off a Canadian sales mission in Toronto with Fred Dixonpresenting highlights of the “new” New York City.
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Groups, kids, solo travellers included in ACV’s June Sale

MONTREAL — Air Canada Vacations is offering lead-in pricing from $599 per person for seven-night packages in destinations across the Caribbean – but only for one week. Bookings must be made by April 30 for travel June 1 – 25 in Antigua, Barbados, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, the D.R., Grenada, Jamaica, Mexico and Saint Lucia. […]
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Call your diamond retailers – you have a flight to book them on

Brussels Airlines is getting ready for its first flight into Asia with the launch of a new Mumbai route starting March 29.
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Robert De Niro is bringing his upmarket hotel chain to Toronto

Celebrities in town for TIFF will soon have a new place to see and be seen: Nobu, co-founded by Academy Award winner Robert De Niro, will be launching a combination hotel and condo complex in Toronto.
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Tourism Ireland wants groups: Golfers, film buffs, faith-based and … knitters?

Tourism Ireland and 15 tour operators played host last night to a packed room of travel agents at the Four Seasons in a bid to get visitors to the Emerald Isle.
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Why Canadian agents should to be selling Germany

Three out of four Canadian travellers to Germany are leisure travellers and the average stay from this market is 11 nights.
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