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10 questions with Sandals’ Adam Stewart: Impact, Safety & Resiliency

TORONTO — Though Sandals Resorts International didn’t invent the all-inclusive concept with its first resort in Jamaica back in 1981, it is largely credited with perfecting it. Since the debut of Sandals Montego Bay, the resort giant has grown to include 24 properties and five brands across eight Caribbean islands, all of which include everything […]
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Don’t wait for the ‘light switch moment’, says Transat’s Adamo

Joe Adamo, Chief Distribution Officer, Transat and President, TDC, has a message for travel agents.
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“We have to be the guiding light in our industry”: Interview with Bruce Poon Tip

G Adventures has always been an innovator, and it’s not adverse to challenges. Now, like the rest of the industry, it’s facing the ultimate test: pivoting its entire mode of operations in the face of COVID-19.
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Direct Travel’s Robertson & Race flew for the first time in months – so how was it?

It’s definitely #timetotravel, certainly within Canada now and beyond our borders in the near future, say Direct Travel’s Brian Robertson, President, Canada West and Ian Race, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Sales, just back from their first flights in months.
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510 Travel re-launches home-based agent division as The Travel Agent Hotline

510 Travel, no stranger to the retail travel industry, is looking to expand its at-home division.
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Busabout’s Toronto presentation hits the road with a Hop-on Hop-off tour for agents

While agents know Busabout for its European adventures, the tour company brings the same connectivity and expertise to Southeast Asia and new for this year, its USA Hop-on Hop-off program, says Damien Bennett, VP of Sales for North America, Busabout.
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500K seats with WestJet’s new 787s in 2019, a huge opportunity for agents, says Bartrem

With a leaner but still profitable Q3 under its belt, WestJet’s VP of Marketing Communications Richard Bartrem says the airline is gearing up to welcome its first three new 787 Dreamliner aircraft in early 2019 – and more in 2020 and 2021, with news of new long-haul routes no doubt coming too.
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EasyJet CEO to be interviewed at WTM London 2018

EasyJet’s new CEO, Johan Lundgren, has been announced as the addition to WTM London 2018’s jam-packed lineup.
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IATA sheds light on PCI DSS confusion, says it should be part of agencies’ security strategy

There’s no question that the process to achieve PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliance has been a complicated ordeal for many travel agencies.
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Safe and healthy return to travel with Sunwing & Medcan
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ACV’s Toronto flights to Cuba re-start Sept. 26
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