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“This is definitely one for the record books”: Independent by Flight Centre on COVID-19

Travel agents are nimble thinkers and highly adaptable to new challenges. And while the coronavirus pandemic and the fallout for the travel industry are testing the retail travel industry’s resolve and resources like never before, the current crisis won’t get the best of us, says Heather Baker, Director of Acquisitions & Social Media for host agency Independent by Flight Centre.
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Flight Centre teams with Food Banks Canada for No. Hungry. Holidays

As part of its No. Hungry. Holidays. campaign, Flight Centre has pledged to donate six meals for every Captain’s Package booking made in December, with a goal of providing 75,000 free meals to food-insecure communities.
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Flight Centre announces new executive appointments

Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) Americas has announced several new changes to its executive lineup.
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Flight Centre partners with Allianz, clients can start booking Jan. 1

Flight Centre Travel Group has entered into an exclusive partnership with Allianz Global Assistance to provide travel protection and assistance to its Canadian and U.S. travellers.
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Flight Centre Travel Group opens first LDV shop in Toronto

Flight Centre Travel Group marked the grand opening of its first Laurier Du Vallon location in Toronto last week.
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Flight Centre to acquire Casto Travel’s U.S. Operations

Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT) is acquiring the U.S. Operations of Casto Travel Inc. (CTI) as part of its plans to strengthen its North America presence.
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Flight Centre Travel Group to take 100% ownership of Umapped

Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT) has announced the acquisition of Umapped, a Toronto-based technology company, that’s being seen as a move to fuel its digital transformation.
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Flight Centre Travel Group names Jennifer Dzialo VP, Corporate Land Product

Flight Centre Travel Group has promoted Jennifer Dzialo to the position of Vice President, Corporate Land Product.
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Air Canada counts down to year-round YVR-Melbourne service

The wine flowed freely and the tapas were bountiful at Air Canada’s cocktail reception in Toronto last night, which celebrated the upcoming launch of year-round flights to Melbourne, Australia.
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Flight Centre Independent launches brand new fully bookable website for non-GDS agents

Undaunted by the brisk icy weather, many of Flight Centre Independent’s best and brightest gathered in Toronto this past weekend for FCI’s Annual Cross-Canada Meetup.
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Close to 1,000 registrants for ACTA’s latest webinar on emergency financial assistance
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ACV to dispute chargebacks on agents’ behalf
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TICO announces 90-day deferral of fees
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Effective immediately, TICO is implementing a 90-day deferral of fees.
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