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JNTO’s new agent e-learning program offers chance to win a trip to Japan

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Canada has introduced a new Japan Travel e-Learning Program for Canadian travel agents.
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Strongest decade ever for Japan with 32.5 million int’l visitors

Japan welcomed its highest foreign visitor numbers on record in 2019, rounding off a 10-year period of growth in the country’s tourism sector.
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JAL, ANA flight groundings ahead of Typhoon Hagibis

A powerful typhoon is forecast to bring up to 80 centimetres (about 30 inches) of rain and damaging winds to the Tokyo area and Japan’s Pacific coast this weekend.
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Apply now for NARAT’s new fam in Japan

Travel agents can apply now for NARAT’s new fam in Japan, which takes place at the height of cherry blossom season.
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Even the poop is cute at this Japanese museum

Japan’s culture of cute makes no exceptions for poop. It gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama near Tokyo.
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Red Label Vacations to operate as wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s H.I.S. Group

The parent company of TravelBrands, itravel2000.com, The Travel Experts, redtag.ca will be bought out by a subsidiary of Japan’s H.I.S. Group in a new deal set to be completed in the first calendar quarter of 2019, subject to regulatory approvals.
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A passenger demanded a window seat so the flight attendant did this

A word to the wise: never mess with a flight attendant.
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Japanese restaurant served the last meals of death row inmates

What do you feel like for dinner? Morbid, with a side of Disturbing perhaps?
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It’s the least of their concerns: Competition Bureau report on Air Canada, Transat deal
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The proposed merger of Air Canada and Transat has been called into question by the Competition Bureau, which in a newly...
Credit card chargebacks a “critical concern” for travel agencies: ACTA
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TORONTO — ACTA’s latest update on its lobbying efforts includes citations from the CTA and TICO supporting the use...
Ensemble Travel Group layoffs impact employees in Canada and the U.S.
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Ensemble Travel Group is in the process of temporarily reducing its workforce by approximately 50%, with cuts impacting...
A message from Transat’s President and CEO
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Transat has temporarily shuttered its travel agencies due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and will continue to...
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