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Getting through this – together

Getting through this – together
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Those of us who have been in the industry a long time thought we had “seen it all”: 9/11, SARS, various financial meltdowns and tanking loonies. But, very sad to say, they all pale in comparison with COVID-19.
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“This is definitely one for the record books”: Independent by Flight Centre on COVID-19

“This is definitely one for the record books”: Independent by Flight Centre on COVID-19
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Travel agents are nimble thinkers and highly adaptable to new challenges. And while the coronavirus pandemic and the fallout for the travel industry are testing the retail travel industry’s resolve and resources like never before, the current crisis won’t get the best of us, says Heather Baker, Director of Acquisitions & Social Media for host agency Independent by Flight Centre.
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In tough times, joining a host agency could mean survival for neighbourhood agencies

In tough times, joining a host agency could mean survival for neighbourhood agencies
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The travel industry is living through the most precarious period in its history. Many companies may not survive this crisis and some of the most vulnerable in the industry right now are small agencies.
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From Canada to Kissimmee: Why clients should book in 2020

From Canada to Kissimmee: Why clients should book in 2020
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There’s nothing like a long, Canadian winter to make you start planning a Kissimmee getaway. Though most Canadians come for the sunny weather and theme parks, this Florida hotspot offers much more for all ages, making it a true year-round getaway. In this week’s edition of Take 5, we sat down with Denise Graham, Account Manager, Experience Kissimmee c/o VoX International Inc., and asked her why book Kissimmee in 2020, and how the destination plans on staying visible in the Canadian market.
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A show of support: PropelTO and ETC host Toronto mixer

A show of support: PropelTO and ETC host Toronto mixer
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In a sign of solidarity amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, PropelTO and the European Travel Commission (ETC) teamed up last night to host a networking mixer in Toronto.
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Top 5 Reasons to Book Lopesan Costa Bávaro

Top 5 Reasons to Book Lopesan Costa Bávaro
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Family fun meets five-star luxury at Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort in Punta Cana. From its beautiful suites with private terraces, to its adults-only areas, private beachfront location and gourmet dining, this 1,042-key paradise impresses on all levels, catering to families, couples and groups in search of sun, fun and lasting memories. And the best time to go to Punta Cana? The summer months, when the weather is good and the nights are warm.
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“Travel advisors are our primary distribution channel”: Silversea’s Mark Conroy

“Travel advisors are our primary distribution channel”: Silversea’s Mark Conroy
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If you have a client who cruises in a suite on a mainstream cruise line, takes an upscale land tour, or travels business class for work, that client is essentially a Silversea guest - they just doesn’t know it yet, says Mark Conroy, Silversea’s Managing Director, The Americas, in this edition of Take 5.
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“Collette’s experts provide the best journey for the best value”: Jacyln Leibl-Cote

“Collette’s experts provide the best journey for the best value”: Jacyln Leibl-Cote
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With six travel styles, new tours in Russia and Patagonia, and 103 years of experience, Collette really does have something for every client. Sweetening the offer is Collette’s travel agent incentive, available through March 31. For this edition of Take 5 Travelweek talks to Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, President of Collette.
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Tackling that tricky question: Money

Tackling that tricky question: Money
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Have you ever walked into a clothing store and been greeted by a salesperson saying, “Good afternoon! How much will you be spending today?”
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Canadian agents welcome to take part in Host Agency Reviews’ Travel Agent Fee Survey

Canadian agents welcome to take part in Host Agency Reviews’ Travel Agent Fee Survey
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Host Agency Reviews has launched its annual Fee Survey, and Canadian travel agents are welcome to take part.
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