Sunday September 27, 2020
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Agents react to COVID-19 insurance offerings – and help get the word out

In recent weeks major players including Air Canada, Sunwing, WestJet, ACV and Manulife have introduced travel insurance coverage for COVID-19. And just today, Transat announced new coverage as well.
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Transat launches COVID-19 insurance coverage through Manulife

Transat is the latest airline and tour operator to announce new COVID-19 insurance coverage, offered through Manulife.
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Safe and healthy return to travel with Sunwing & Medcan

As Sunwing resumes operations over the coming months, it will tap into its new partnership with Medcan for information and expertise to help promote a safe and healthy return to travel for Canadians.
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ACV’s Toronto flights to Cuba re-start Sept. 26

ACV’s return to Cuba gets another gateway this weekend with the tour operator’s first post-pandemic flight from Toronto to Cayo Coco.
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UNWTO launches updated Tourism Recovery Tracker tool

The UNWTO has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism amid the pandemic.
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Hawaiian Airlines to offer drive-through testing as a way to bypass quarantine

Hawaiian Airlines is giving travellers the chance to bypass the state’s mandatory quarantine with new drive-through COVID-19 testing.
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Celestyal Experience to debut in the Med in March 2021

Celestyal Cruises’ new flagship, the Celestyal Experience, is set to sail for the first time in March, kicking off a  season in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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REOPENED: The latest list of reopened destinations

As the world begins to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more destinations are welcoming back visitors. Airlines, hotels, resorts and ground handlers have invested heavily in health and safety protocols and are eager to welcome travellers back.
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SUPPLIER COVID-19 UPDATES: Airlines, cruise, hotels & tour ops

Travel advisories from governments in Canada, the U.S. and countries around the world warning against non-essential travel amid the coronavirus pandemic set off a domino effect of operations suspensions for seemingly every supplier in the travel industry.
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“Don’t be afraid to talk travel”: An atypical start to the winter booking season

TORONTO — Product launches. Winter sun brochures. Clients calling to take advantage of EBBs for their winter getaway. Families booking their favourite all-inclusive resort for the holiday break. This is usually one of the busiest times for the travel industry. It all starts in the waning days of summer and really ramps up as we head into the first weeks of fall, when a nip in the air reminds Canadians that cold and snowy days are coming.
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