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“We want to make your job fun”: Trafalgar has new sales tools for agents at 2018 launch

Just how important are travel agents to Trafalgar? The retail distribution channel is crucial for the travel company, especially in Canada...
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Travelweek’s VR app recognized by EyeforTravel Start-Up Awards

Travelweek's virtual reality platform has been nominated to receive an award at the EyeforTravel Start-Up Awards this month in Las Vegas.
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Contiki keeps it commissionable with launch of new travel style, itineraries and ACV deal

Contiki unveiled its latest travel style, ‘Independent Insider’, last night at an industry event in Toronto, highlighting its increased flexibility and more Millennial-centric focus.
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Sears Travel will be The Travel Experts as of Nov. 1

As reported first on, in light of Sears Canada Inc.’s latest CCAA filing TravelBrands is rebranding Sears Travel as The Travel Experts, effective Nov. 1.
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New NCL cruises, Bolivia itineraries, free Galapagos cruise & more in Goway’s 2018 Travel Planner

Goway’s new 2018 Central and South America Travel Planner, featuring new destinations, products and competitive pricing.
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[People] Former Porter exec is named ACV’s new National Sales Manager

Air Canada Vacations has announced the appointment of Federico Berardinucci as Manager, National Sales, effective immediately.
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One lucky agent will win US$10,000 cash from Carnival

Carnival Cruise Line’s Keep on Rockin’ promotion includes a US$10,000 cash prize, cruises and inaugural celebrations aboard the new Carnival Horizon...
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Travelweek launches new ‘For Agent Eyes Only’ Facebook group after record quarter

The leading news source for the Canadian travel trade, Travelweek has seen record reach on its top social media channels with 906,075 impressions from July to September 2017.
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First look at proposed changes to the Travel Industry Act

New legislation introduced by Ontario’s Minister of Government and Consumer Services says that a travel salesperson could be required to take educational courses if a complaint is made against them.
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August demand was strong, says IATA, but growth may be slowing down

Global passenger traffic numbers in August were both good and bad, says IATA, with demand climbing 7.2% compared to the year-ago...
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