Tuesday January 24, 2017
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[PEOPLE] Transat winner announced for Grand Paradise Samana contest

Robyn Lindsay of Trent Travel in Lindsay, Ontario has been named the winner of Transat’s latest travel agent contest.
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Travel agents can earn bonus commission with TravelBound

TravelBound is offering special savings on pre-and post-cruise stays for clients, plus an extra 3% commission for travel agents, now through March during Wave Season.
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[PEOPLE] Winner announced in Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria contest

Susan Vincent of Jetaways Travel TPI in Saskatchewan has won a five-night stay at the brand new Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria in Cuba.
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60% of Canadian agencies report gross sales revenue of $500,000+: Ultimate Travel Survey

More than half of travel agents say their sales are up and 60% of agencies are reporting gross sales revenue of $500,000 or more.
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See Adele in Australia, courtesy of Visit Oakland

Visit Oakland is giving away a massive prize of two roundtrip airfares to Melbourne, Australia with three nights accommodation and two tickets to see Adele in concert on March 18.
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TravelOnly celebrates top producers, suppliers at annual awards event

Success, growth and the benefits of strong supplier relationships were the recurring themes at this year’s TravelOnly Annual Distinction Awards.
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Home-based agents earn more money, enjoy improved work/life balance: survey

Almost half of Canadian hosted travel agents said they were earning more money now than when they worked in an agency or call centre, according to a recent Canada-wide survey.
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Agency groups part of the process as Carnival Corp. develops new Ocean Medallions

When Carnival Corp.’s new Ocean Medallions make their debut on Regal Princess this November, they’ll have the stamp of approval from the cruise company’s biggest retail partners...
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TravelBrands enhances flexibility options with Sunquest packages

Knowing how much travellers value flexibility, TravelBrands has announced that it is now offering a range of durations on Sunquest’s Caribbean, Cuba and Mexico packages.
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Out of 200 agents, over 50% went home based in last 5 years, says new survey

Becoming home based is now the norm for many Canadian travel agents, says a new survey, with over half making the leap in the last five years.
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