Friday September 25, 2020
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Where can Canadians travel in Europe? Here’s a list of destinations

While this is far from a typical year, Europe still beckons for some, and more than a few clients may be wondering how to make their European vacation happen this fall despite the hurdles.
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Air Canada, Sunwing add COVID insurance as coalition urges CEWS extension for industry

The travel industry is rallying as never before, with two major players - Air Canada and Sunwing - adding their names to a growing list of suppliers offering COVID-19 insurance coverage.
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International tourist numbers down 65% in first half of 2020, says UNWTO

The month of June, typically a high-traffic time for global travel, saw international tourist arrivals plunge 93% compared to 2019, says UNWTO.
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Air Canada’s new Infinite Canada Flight Pass on sale now

Air Canada’s brand new Infinite Canada Flight Pass offers unlimited flights within Canada, for one flat fee, with no blackout dates, booking restrictions or change fees.
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WestJet adds Europe flights to refund-eligible list

Travellers with flights to or from Europe and scheduled to depart between March 1 and Oct. 31 of this year can be reimbursed within four weeks, according to an update sent by WestJet to travel agents this month and obtained by The Canadian Press.
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Economic damage from Canada’s travel restrictions could become permanent, IATA warns

After six long months, everyone from Canada’s airlines to tour operators, consortiums, chains and host agencies have called on the federal government to re-evaluate Canada’s travel restrictions. Now even IATA is wading into the fray.
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WestJet’s fall destinations include Mexico, Jamaica, U.S. & UK

WestJet has released the details of its 2020 fall schedule, days after announcing its new free COVID-19 insurance coverage with partner TuGo.
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EBBs, group deals and more with ACV’s 2020-2021 Sun Collection

ACV has officially launched its 2020-2021 Sun Collection and brochure, with 700+ resorts to 42 sun destinations. 30+ new resorts, newly added LGBTQ+ friendly resorts and 30 semi-exclusive, and 3 exclusive to ACV resorts. For the first time ACV will also be offering RIU Plaza Hotels in cities around the world.
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WestJet unveils free COVID-19 travel insurance for air and vacation reservations

WestJet has announced that it will be offering no-charge COVID-19 travel insurance coverage for eligible guests booking travel to Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe, including the United Kingdom.
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Ottawa, airlines agree on passenger info rules to aid contact tracing efforts

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada's largest airlines agreed to a new set of rules to help contact-tracing efforts should a passenger test positive for COVID-19.
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