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Supplier relations, vouchers and more: Travelweek’s COVID-19 Travel Agent Survey

Poll results from Travelweek’s COVID-19 Travel Agent Survey show that while many front-line agents are working overtime to keep up with all the C&Cs - counselling and cancellations - they’re also under pressure as the go-between with clients and suppliers, thanks to an overwhelming number of policy changes and suspension of operations extensions.
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This is what agents are responsible for in the wake of coronavirus: TICO

To help travel agents reassure client concerns about the Coronavirus, TICO has issued a special Registrar Bulletin that includes relevant tips and information.
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Interview: Air Canada’s EVP Operations Craig Landry talks about the new A220, and agents

All eyes were on the newest member of Air Canada’s fleet, the Airbus A220-300, at the aircraft’s official debut at Air Canada’s headquarters.
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‘Tis the season of giving, with Agencia Global

MONTREAL — Agencia Global wanted to end the year on a positive note. With that in mind the Montreal-based company decided to give back to its community and in particular, to the Montreal Children’s Hospital.
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Video: ‘Aeroplan Miles Matching Week’ with Air Canada Foundation now underway

With the annual ‘Aeroplan Miles Matching Week’ campaign now underway, Aeroplan Miles donated to the Air Canada Foundation by Dec. 8 will be matched to help transport sick children for medical care they need away from home.
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ACV, Transat and more helping to end dolphin tourism, says World Animal Protection

Some 64% of Canadians polled say they have gone on holiday to a destination where dolphin tourism was offered. Toronto-based organization World Animal Protection, backed by its new report, Behind the Smile, is looking to put an end to dolphin tourism.
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Two recipes from Iberostar as part of its Honest Food initiative

As part of its dedication to fighting food waste, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is looking to create a lasting change through its Honest Food commitment.
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Here’s how you can help relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas

TORONTO — The news reports coming in from Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands are heartbreaking, and the images even more so.
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As of 2021 Europe-bound clients will need to apply online for a visa waiver and pay a fee

Any time a country or region imposes any sort of visa stipulation - even if it’s a waiver - the travel industry sighs a collective groan, knowing the obstacles and headaches to come.
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Air Canada updates flight schedule to cover 98% of planned flying through April 30

With the 737 Max 8’s return date still unknown, Air Canada has announced it intends to remove 737 Max flying from its schedule until at least July 1 and has issued an outline of its plans for all impacted routes effective until the end of April.
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Anticipating domestic demand, TDC teams up with RV company CanaDream
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With more Canadians expected to vacation closer to home post-COVID-19, Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) has announced...
Crystal’s latest policy allows for 100% fare and port charges refund
Crystal’s latest policy allows for 100% fare and port charges refund
To give cruisers an added layer of assurance when booking future cruises, Crystal has announced its new Crystal Voyage...
AmaWaterways releases 2021-2022 The Secrets of Egypt & The Nile
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AmaWaterways has released its 2021/2022 The Secrets of Egypt & The Nile e-brochure.
Passengers and employees at Pearson airport must now wear masks
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Toronto's Pearson international airport says passengers and airport employees must now wear masks or face coverings...
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