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ACTA gets ready to celebrate Travel Agent Day with social media contest, prizes

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  •   05-04-2021  8:22 am
  •   Pax Global Media

ACTA gets ready to celebrate Travel Agent Day with social media contest, prizes
Wendy Paradis, president of the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA). (File photo/Pax Global Media)
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The Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) is getting ready to celebrate Travel Agent Day on May 5 with a special contest on social media. 

“There has never been more reason to celebrate our fierce and resilient travel agents,” said Wendy Paradis. ”Travel agents have never faced so much adversity as in the past 14 months – yet they have worked tirelessly for their clients, have advocated for support over and over again, and are now looking forward to the return of travel later this year.”

This year the ACTA celebration starts on its own social media channels. 

Check in with ACTA on the morning of May 5th on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to learn about how ACTA is celebrating travel agents.

“Travel Agent Day is the perfect opportunity to have some fun and continue to spread the word on how important the service of a professional travel agent is when booking a trip,” said Paradis.

Great prizes to be won!

Four lucky Canadian travel agents will be randomly selected to win one of four prizes:

  1. 2 system wide, Air Canada economy class tickets
  2. One – four night prize to any Sandals/Beaches Resort
  3. One complimentary Independent Travel Agent Membership
  4. One complimentary enrollment into an ACTA's Certified Travel Counsellor (CTC) Course

How to participate 

This contest is open to Canadian travel agents.

To qualify you must:

  1. Follow @ACTACanada and/or @ACTAQuebec
  2. Like and share an ACTA Travel Agent day post
  3. Tag a fellow travel agent in the comments (every comment = 1 entry)

The last day to enter the contest will be Wednesday May 19th at 11:59pm EST

The winner will be announced in ACTA's member newsletter and on our social feed on Wednesday May 26th. 

More inspiration 

For agents looking for some social media inspiration, the ACTA social media toolkit offers beautiful graphics and captions to make it easy to share your message. 

For agents who may not yet have a social media presence visit ACTA partner BranchUP to get started for free.

ACTA thanks its official travel agent day prize sponsors Air Canada and Sandals Resorts.

Visit for complete details. 

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