Is this email not displaying correctly?  View it in your browser
Friday, May 12, 2023
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) -  May 10-21, 2023 - RHicacos

“We expect demand to persist”: Air Canada more than doubles Q1 passenger earnings

Air Canada is reporting an “impressive” first quarter as it earns revenues that doubled from last year. Sharing the company’s Q1 financials on Friday (May 12), Michael Rousseau, Air Canada’s president and CEO, said the company’s performance “reflects the strength of our brand, the very strong demand environment across all markets and the effective execution of our strategic plan.”

Read more
Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - May 8-14 2023 - Majestic

Airlines call for “shared accountability” for flight disruptions

Major Canadian airlines are calling on Ottawa to implement “shared accountability'' in aviation, with the goal of furthering smoother travel and network-wide responsibility for flight disruptions. The National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) released a report on Thursday (May 11) containing actions that could improve air travel

Read more
HH Advertising - Standard Banner (Newsletter) -May 1- Jun 2 2023 - Sandals Curaçao Calling

“More Terry Fox, not less": Canada’s passport redesign sparks criticism

Canada’s new passport has been revamped, from cover to cover, with new artwork and security features aimed to keep identities safe. But not everyone is happy with the new design, which doesn't include historical images of the Fathers of Confederation, the Vimy Ridge Memorial in France or athlete and activist Terry Fox.

Read more
Playa Resorts - Standard banner (newsletter) - May 8-14 2023 - ZLRM

PAX Checks In with Lorna Richards of Unique Vacations Canada

Many in the travel industry know Lorna Richards as a national training manager for Sandals and Beaches Resorts, but the professional from Montego Bay didn’t always work in tourism. She, in fact, got her start in teaching. Here, PAX Checks In with Richards to talk about hidden talents, a close encounter with David Letterman, and why Sandals never sits still.

Read more
MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - April 17 - May 18 2023 - SpringFling

TRAVELSAVERS CANADA forges ahead with new partnerships, tech upgrades

TRAVELSAVERS CANADA is forging ahead with new luxury, accommodation and adventure cruise partners, along with upgrades to its Cruise Value Incentive Program. “Ensuring that travel advisors in our network have the tools they need to prosper in the marketplace remains one of our guiding principles," stated Jane Clementino, SVP and general manager of TRAVELSAVERS CANADA.

Read more
TTC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 8 to 29 2023 - TTCTB Advisor Appreciation

WestJet launching non-stop Winnipeg-Atlanta service in Sept.

WestJet has announced nonstop transborder service between Winnipeg and Atlanta, a new route that will commence on Sept. 6, 2023, operating five times weekly, on a year-round basis. The new route promises to "unlock direct connectivity between Manitoba to the southeast United States and beyond," the airline said Thursday (May 11).

Read more
Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -May 12-16 2023 - DCL 25th Anniversary

TDC launches zaluna digital gift card program

Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) is launching its new zaluna Gift Card program, which can now be purchased exclusively online. TDC has partnered with Givex to offer its Marlin Travel, TravelPlus, Transat Travel, Club Voyages and Voyages Transat branded agencies a gift card program that is tailored to the current spending habits of Canadian travellers.

Read more
AmaWaterways - Standard banner (newsletter) - May 9-28 2023 - AmaWaterways

Book Sunwing & Hyatt Inclusive for chance to win free stay, earn 5X STAR points

This May, travel advisors can help their clients experience what sweet dreams are made of with Sunwing and Hyatt Inclusive Collection in destinations beloved for years, from Cancun to Punta Cana to Montego Bay to Costa Rica and beyond.

Read more
TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 1-31 2023 - Jordan

Canuckiwi Consulting to represent Travel Nevada in Canada

Travel Nevada has chosen Canuckiwi Consulting to represent Nevada in Canada. Specializing in representing U.S. destinations, Canuckiwi will lead Travel Nevada’s strategic direction, consumer marketing, travel trade relations, media relations, and social media.

Read more
Pax - standard banner (newsletter) - May 2023 Travel Agent Month

In their own words – TTAND agents discuss attending conference

The Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) recently held its annual conference, "Breaking Barriers Together," in Costa Mujeres, Mexico. Here, the host agency asks attendees questions about their experience, from why they attended to what their biggest takeaways were.

Read more
Quick Presse - Banner (Newsletter) - QP Feb 7 to Jul 30 2023


On Location: “Amazing” Oscars-themed gala, awards wrap up Playa All Stars in Mexico

It was a night straight out of Hollywood. Playa Hotels and Resorts, amid expansion, rolled out the red carpet for top-producing travel advisors Wednesday (May 10) at Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya where it hosted a “Night at the Oscars” awards gala to cap off “All Stars 2023." PAX was there to report on the new all-inclusive resort and connect with Canadian agents. See last night's winners list here!

Read more
Avalon adds more festive & wine-themed cruises to meet demand

Avalon Waterways is adding new departures - festive and wine-themed cruises, in particular - to meet 2023 and 2024 river cruise demands. “We’ve just witnessed the biggest first quarter bookings swell in our history,” said Pam Hoffee, president of Avalon Waterways. Avalon is also extending its 2024 season into November on the Seine and Rhône Rivers.

Read more
On Location: Sneak peek at Icon of the Seas – under construction in Finland!

Talk about building something iconic. PAX is in Finland this week, getting an on-the-ground look at Royal Caribbean’s new megaship, Icon of the Seas, which is currently under construction at Meyer Turku shipyard. Promising next-level adventure, thrills and family fun, Icon, set to debut in January 2024, will hold 7,600 passengers at maximum occupancy. Here’s a sneak peek!

Read more
Air Canada - Footer Leaderboard - Newsletter - May 3-12 2023 - Travel Agent Month
All rights reserved © PAXGlobalMedia 2023