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More than 800 lose jobs at Universal Orlando hotels

Hotels at the Universal Orlando Resort announced more than 800 employees will be losing their jobs as the Florida theme park industry continues to be devastated by the pandemic.
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Visit Orlando updates trade with new webinar series

Visit Orlando has launched a new webinar series aimed at helping Canadian and U.S. travel advisors keep on top of the latest updates from the destination, including many of the new safety programs at Orlando’s theme parks, attractions and hotels. 
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Universal takes first steps reviving Orlando theme park biz

With masks on their faces and temperature checks at entrances, Harry Potter fans and roller coaster lovers streamed back into Universal Orlando Resort this week in one of the first major steps toward reviving Florida's theme park industry
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Six Universal Orlando Resort hotels set to open June 2

Select Universal Orlando Resort hotels will reopen to guests starting June 2. 
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Pass the ‘quarantime’ with a virtual visit to Orlando

Escape the isolation doldrums this weekend with a virtual trip to Orlando, complete with roller coaster rides, IMAX movies and animal encounters.
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ACV’s new ‘Orlando Promise’ includes three value-added perks

Air Canada Vacations is promising travellers a few added perks and value with Orlando packages.
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Visit Orlando’s trade events kick off Oct. 1

Visit Orlando and its major tourism partners are hitting the road next month for a series of events in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal (Laval).
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It’s coming: Universal confirms fourth new theme park

There’s a new salvo in Orlando’s theme park wars.
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Wyndham Lake Buena Vista hotels bring back Disney benefits

Guests staying at either the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista or Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista in 2019 and 2020 with valid Walt Disney World theme park admission will have access to the Walt Disney World theme park Extra Magic Hours benefit
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Harry Potter stars officially open Universal Orlando’s new Hagrid roller coaster

Several Hogwarts alumni were on hand to commemorate the grand opening of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, the latest addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort.
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Agents react to COVID-19 insurance offerings – and help get the word out
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...
Transat launches COVID-19 insurance coverage through Manulife
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Transat is the latest airline and tour operator to announce new COVID-19 insurance coverage, offered through Manulife.
Safe and healthy return to travel with Sunwing & Medcan
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...
ACV’s Toronto flights to Cuba re-start Sept. 26
ACV’s Toronto flights to Cuba re-start Sept. 26
ACV’s return to Cuba gets another gateway this weekend with the tour operator’s first post-pandemic flight from...
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