Tuesday October 22, 2019
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TravelBrands aims to reach 10,000 Facebook members with promise of agent prizes

TravelBrands is promising travel agents “amazing prizes” upon reaching its goal of 10,000 Facebook members.
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How many bags of Cheetos would it take for TSA to stop you at the airport?

For most people, essential items in a carry-on bag would include things like a phone, or tissues, or an extra sweater to wear on the plane. But for one traveller, the one must-have essential was Hot Cheetos – and lots of it.
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Meet Global Agents’ new Sales Director – Jason du Sautoy

Global Agents, the umbrella company that operates as WheelsUpNetwork.com in Canada and the U.S., has appointed travel industry veteran Jason du Sautoy as its new Sales Director.
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Climate change activist climbs on BA plane in London

A climate change activist has climbed atop a British Airways plane at London City Airport as demonstrations aiming to alert the world to the dangers of climate change enter a fourth day.
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What happens when travellers board a bus without knowing where they’re going?

Imagine boarding a bus with a group of fellow travellers, not knowing where your final destination will be. Could you do it?
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Power outages begin in California amid hot, windy weather

Millions of people in California woke up in the dark Wednesday after Pacific Gas & Electric started shutting off power to prevent what the utility called an unprecedented wildfire danger.
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Zurich Canada names new AVP of Travel Insurance

Zurich Canada has appointed Sanjeewa Goonetilleke as its new AVP of Travel Insurance.
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Sandra Oh hilariously pokes fun at Canadian stereotypes in Air Canada’s new campaign

Exactly how many Canadian stereotypes can you throw into a 90-second commercial?
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WestJet Vacations’ Tim Croyle set to retire this month

After 16 years as a WestJetter, Tim Croyle, Vice-President of WestJet Vacations and Cargo, has announced his retirement.
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“Business models need to evolve to value social impact as much as profit”: G Adventures

Shanti’s story is one that many women can relate to. Married to an abusive husband and desperate to protect her three young daughters, she began a frantic job search in hopes of gaining her independence. But, as she quickly discovered, opportunities were scarce in her home country of India.
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