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

Atlantic Canada's travel market is on the rise, says Halifax-based agency

The demand for travel from Canada’s east coast is booming, according to Reese M. Morash and Kelly Neonakis-Morash, co-owners of Halifax-based agency, TravelBug Travel Group. “We’re seeing families and couples doing multiple trips with us in a year, which we didn't see even five years ago,” says Neonakis-Morash. The insights come as airlines reinvest in Canada's Eastern

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

Business as usual at Flair after backer cuts stake in airline, says CEO

One of Flair Airlines’ biggest backers is reducing its stake in the Edmonton-based budget carrier one day after an Australian airline it owned was forced into insolvency when all of its planes were seized by a lender. On Wednesday (May 1), Flair revealed that Miami-based 777 Partners would be transferring part of its stake in the airline to an “affiliate” of one of Flair’s lenders.

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

TICO releases Public Action Plan to address audit

TICO has released a Public Action Plan that addresses the value-for-money audit The Office of the Auditor General of Ontario conducted last year. “TICO is committed to transparency and continuous improvement," said TICO’s CEO Richard Smart, in a statement. The association has 23 action items that are on schedule for completion, and six items for which implementation dates are pending.

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

Spring Granite trade expos in Ontario “a resounding success”

The team that runs the Granite Travel Trade Expos says the first segment of its second year of events was “a resounding success,” with more than 375 travel agents and 28 suppliers in attendance last week. The series began April 22 in Windsor, ON and finished April 25 in Barrie, ON

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

WestJet invests in St. John's, N.L. with London (Gatwick) flights, enhanced leisure

The WestJet Group on Wednesday (May 1) restarted flights between St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador and London (Gatwick). This summer, St. John's will gain a 35 per cent increase in seat capacity compared to 2023, and see regional and and leisure improvements. WestJet Group CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech was in St. John's yesterday.

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

Queen Anne, Cunard's newest ship in 14 Years, arrives in Southampton

Cunard's luxury new ship, Queen Anne, sailed into her home port of Southampton ahead of her maiden voyage to Lisbon on Friday (May 3). She is the fourth ship to join the Cunard fleet and the 249th to sail under the Cunard flag.

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

MSC launches webinar series for Canadian travel advisors

MSC Cruises Canada has announced an exclusive webinar series tailored specifically for travel agents in Canada, offered in both English and French. Hosted by MSC BDMs Annie Archambault, Mokhtar Kerkeni, Tammy Thompson and Facinet Yansane, the webinars aim to offer invaluable insights into the company, enriching agents' knowledge and sales skills.

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

AC pilots say “post-9/11 pay cuts have yet to be corrected” following Q1 results

Air Canada’s pilots have issued a statement after the airline on Wednesday (May 1) released its Q1 earnings, saying they continue to seek a contract that “is commensurate with pilots at U.S. legacy airlines.” The group says their post-9/11 pay cuts "have yet to be corrected."

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

Uniworld's new University course reviews 2025 itineraries, ships

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises has announced a new Uniworld University course for 2025, now available in its online advisor education program. The course details what’s to come in 2025 for the luxury river cruise line, including five new itineraries, inspired land extensions, more ‘MAKE TRAVEL MATTER’ Experiences and a brand-new ship setting sail next year, the S.S. Elisabeth.

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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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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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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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