Monday October 26, 2020
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Can new COVID health pass eliminate the need for quarantines?

The first transatlantic trial of CommonPass, a digital ‘COVID-passport’ that allows travellers to share their health status across international borders, was successfully completed yesterday, marking a major milestone in the recovery of global travel.
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Latest event from Let’s Get Uncomfortable set for Oct. 27

Grassroots organization Let’s Get Uncomfortable (LGU) is inviting travel and tourism professionals to attend its third event in a series titled, ‘Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Travel & Tourism’, taking place Oct. 27 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (ET).
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EU takes Canada off its green-light list: reports

Reports are coming in that Canada has been removed from the EU’s list of approved countries for travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Your clients can be Saved by Travel Insurance!

Saved by Travel Insurance an innovative travel insurance campaign aims to educate Canadians on how important it is to purchase travel insurance, not only to help protect themselves or their loved ones from emergency medical expenses while travelling, but also to help protect their financial investment.
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Manulife’s new COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan is here!

It’s been a challenging year for us all, no doubt about that. And travel has been the last thing on most people’s minds. But for some Canadians, travel has been necessary, and there’s no more important time to have travel insurance than during a global pandemic. That’s why Manulife has designed the new COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan.
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Manulife Learning Platforms & Training Strategies

At Manulife we strive to be the best and earn the right to be our clients exclusive travel insurance provider. Besides helping our clients manage their travel insurance sales, one of our key priorities is to continue to assist agents in developing their travel insurance product and sales knowledge. We offer national coaching / training initiatives both with the use of Manuversity; our online learning portal, pre-recorded and live webinars.
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Allianz launches new COVID-19 insurance plan

Travellers can add Allianz Global Assistance to the growing list of insurance providers offering COVID-19 insurance.
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New rent relief program supports commercial tenants through end of 2020

The Trudeau Liberals sought Friday to get ahead of growing economic concerns linked to rising COVID-19 case counts, vowing new and revamped business supports to keep workers on payrolls and maintain job gains threatened by the pandemic's second wave.
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Hard Rock Hotels now offering insurance for wedding and social groups

AIC Hotel Group is the latest company to offer COVID-19-related travel insurance as a way to reassure travellers throughout the pandemic.
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Destination weddings 2020: A beautiful ceremony in this agent’s backyard

It wasn’t Punta Cana but the weather and location were beautiful nonetheless for Helen Krasic and Andrew Cordeiro’s wedding. Their nuptials took place Oct. 10 in the Burlington, ON backyard of their travel agent, Corinne Wilson-Daly.
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