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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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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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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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Goway introduces new video call option

Goway is making it easier than ever to connect with its team of Destination Specialists with the launch of Goway Video Calls. 
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“This is not the end”: Israel remains positive, anticipates return to tourism by year’s end

Though its borders remain closed to tourists, Israel is optimistic that travellers – specifically Canadians – will be able to return by year’s end.
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‘Live with Contiki’ events for consumers, and agents too

The new ‘Live With Contiki’ series is aimed at consumers but keeps agents in the loop too.
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Sunwing’s Royalton sale features biggest savings of the decade

To celebrate Royalton Luxury Resorts’ 10th anniversary next month, Sunwing has launched a massive Royalton 10th Anniversary Sale for a limited time.
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ACV increases COVID-coverage limit, extends plan to Saskatchewan residents

Air Canada Vacations’ new COVID-19 Coverage & Assistance Plan, which launched last month, is now available to eligible travellers residing in Saskatchewan.
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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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