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color for Insight & solidarity: ACTA Summit highlights impact of COVID-19 on agents around the world


Manulife COVID 19 Travel Plan

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
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Europe locks down as COVID-19 cases rise

Several European countries are tightening restrictions this week, starting with a partial shutdown Monday in Germany, as authorities across the continent scramble to slow a rapid rise in coronavirus infections that threatens to overwhelm their health care systems.
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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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Here are St. Kitts & Nevis’ entry requirements and approved hotels

Ahead of its Oct. 31 reopening, St. Kitts & Nevis has released new details about entry requirements for international travellers.
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Two more suppliers come onboard with free COVID-19 insurance coverage

The list of suppliers offering peace of mind with COVID-19 insurance coverage just got a little longer with the addition of a tour operator and a cruise line.
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Govt. aid programs helpful but more assistance needed, says ACTA

ACTA is speaking out in favour of recent changes to the federal government’s financial aid programs, however it says more help is needed.
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Here’s what agents are saying about WestJet’s cuts – and will there be refunds?

WestJet isn’t the first airline to pull its flights from a once-robust market amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and it likely won’t be the last. 
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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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Why getting back to selling travel amid COVID-19 is not an open-and-shut case

No one wants another lockdown, but a second wave of the pandemic is looming - and many say it’s happening already. Businesses that reopened their doors this summer may face closures again, and that includes travel agencies. Meanwhile Canada’s travel restrictions are nearing the seven-month mark.
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No word of airline bailout but travel and tourism gets loan program
The industry will have to wait a while longer to hear about any bailout for Canada’s airlines, and, crucial for the...
Cyber Monday savings from Sunwing, Transat, ACV and more
Cyber Monday savings from Sunwing, Transat, ACV and more
The deals keep coming with Cyber Monday promotions from Sunwing, ACV and Transat, and an extended Black Friday week...
We asked 3 veteran agents 3 questions on how they’re handling the pandemic
We asked 3 veteran agents 3 questions on how they’re handling the pandemic
In a world filled with so much uncertainty, experience wins out when it comes to facing and overcoming challenges.
Scenic Cruises’ Super Early Bird promotion now available
Scenic Cruises’ Super Early Bird promotion offers savings on all 2022 departures across both Scenic’s river...
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