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Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - May 2-12 2024 - Gaviota

On Location: Amid “booming” cruise sales, Trevello, celebrating 30 years, sets sail for Alaska

You gotta hand it to Trevello. The host agency has found a sweet spot on the calendar for hosting its national conference, which kicked off on Travel Advisor Day (May 1) aboard the Ruby Princess, on a voyage to Alaska. This year's "Trailblazing" conference, which doubles as a 30th anniversary celebration, has a delegation of some 400 people. It comes amid "booming" cruise sales. PAX reports on location.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - Apr 29 to May 5 2024 - COOP-7066 MeliaCuba

Air Canada reports $81M Q1 loss amid rising expenses; CEO eyes “strong” 2024

Air Canada released its Q1 results on Thursday (May 2), reporting a loss of $81 million as operating revenue rose seven per cent from a year ago. Expenses increased as the carrier added seat capacity, which Air Canada says will rise by about seven per cent in Q2. Michael Rousseau, president and CEO, says the airline continues to see a "healthy demand."

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WestJet Vacations - standard banner (newsletter) - May 1-31, 2024 - TAAM LA pack

Ottawa's Sheila Gallant-Halloran named 2024 Virtuoso Cruise Icon

Sheila Gallant-Halloran of Lush Life Travel, a Direct Travel affiliate, has been named a 2024 Virtuoso Cruise Icon, a distinctive honour for advisors whose sales performance excels within the industry. Gallant-Halloran, who lives in Ottawa, ON, joins an elite group of just 137 advisors across eight countries who have earned this designation.

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Porter - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Apr 15-May 5 2024 - SFO

Virgin Voyages reveals details for Brilliant Lady debut & itineraries

Virgin Voyages – Sir Richard Branson’s adults-only cruise line – has shared new details about its new ship, Brilliant Lady, which is set to hit the high seas in September 2025. The fourth and final vessel in the Virgin Voyages Lady Fleet is set to navigate destinations like Alaska and the waters of the Panama Canal.

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TTC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - April 28 to May 5 2024 - TTCTourBrandsAlways1

Passenger demand up 13.8% in March: IATA

Air travel continues to see an increase in demand, with the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA’s) data for March 2024 showing a steady rise. North American carriers saw a 14.5% year-on-year increase in demand, IATA says. Capacity increased 14.8% year-on-year, while the load factor fell to 84.7%.

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MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) -Apr 5-May 5 2024 - Wonder

Facinet Yansane named BDM, Western & Central Canada at MSC

MSC Cruises Canada has appointed Facinet Yansane as business development manager for Western and Central Canada, based in Vancouver. Originally from Conakry, Guinea, Facinet joined MSC Cruises Canada in January 2023 as a Bilingual Cruise Consultant.

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Club Med - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 2, 2024 - TA Day

KLM inks multi-year deal with Toronto Football Club

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced a multi-year partnership with Toronto Football Club (TFC) as the team's official international airline. As part of the partnership, KLM will proudly be the title sponsor of the Tunnel Club, known as the heartbeat of BMO Field.

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TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Apr 15-May 5 2024 - Survey Higher Profits

Holland America Line announces “Glacier Guarantee”

Holland America Line has announced a Glacier Guarantee, which assures travellers they won't return home disappointed. From now through September 2025, if Holland America Line does not visit an Alaska glacier, guests are eligible to receive a Future Cruise Credit equal to 15 per cent of their cruise fare.

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Hola Sun - Standard banner (newsletter) - Apr 21-May 5, 2024 - Discover Cuba's History

Celebrity Ascent sailing Europe for first time this summer

Setting sail for the first time in Europe, Celebrity Ascent will offer high-end holidays at sea in the region this summer. Visiting destinations in Spain, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Turkey, the newest ship from the premium cruise line will dive into the rich history of Europe and explore the best the Mediterranean has to offer across the season.

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -Apr 28-May 5 2024 - DLR-Pixarfest


PAX presents the 10 Most Fascinating Travel Advisors of 2024

Just in time for Travel Agent Day, PAX's 10 Most Fascinating Travel Advisors list returns! It’s been a busy year of recovery as travel professionals continue to innovate and evolve with new ideas and business strategies. All travel professionals deserve recognition. But here are ten individuals (and duos!) that have caught our attention.

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Travel Agent Month roundup: discounts, prizes, contests & more!

The travel industry is giving travel advisors around the world a collective applause (and promos) this month to mark Travel Agent Day, an annual celebration that takes place on the first Wednesday of May (and throughout the rest of the month)

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WestJet Group's growth strategy comes to life in Halifax

In a special event hosted by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, WestJet Group's CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech, provided key stakeholders and community members with an update on the airline's growth strategy. Commemorating his first visit to Nova Scotia, von Hoensbroech spoke about the WestJet Group's commitment to growing its presence across the region through critical air connectivity.

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