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Thursday, May 9, 2024
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - May 2-12 2024 - Gaviota

WestJet relaunches agent booking channel in phases, with restrictions

WestJet has relaunched its booking channel for the trade, but with some restrictions as the airline takes a phased approach to activating the new online tool, PAX has learned. For Phase One, “only past users of the original booking platform, WestJet Agent, are able to access WestJet Agent Direct,” Julia Brunet, a public relations coordinator at WestJet, told PAX in an email.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - May 6-12 2024 - COOP-7192 Florida

“Something for everyone”: TTC Tour Brands talks booking trends at T.O. roadshow

The Canadian sales team at TTC Tour Brands landed in Mississauga, ON Wednesday (May 8) as part of a 14-city roadshow across Canada. Welcoming roughly 100 top travel advisors (and their clients), the invitation-only event gave attendees a taste of six brands – Trafalgar, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, Costsaver, Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold, as well as Uniworld Boutique River Cruises.

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

Porter set to operate largest-ever summer schedule from Toronto

Porter Airlines is scheduled to offer travellers its "most substantial summer schedule to date," the airline said Thursday (May 9). The schedule is set to feature up to 176 daily flights to 27 destinations across North America taking off from Toronto. By August, Porter says it will be the third-largest carrier flying from Toronto Pearson airport.

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Porter - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 6-12 2024 - SFOAgentContest

Videotorial: You'll never want to visit Europe any other way

Celebrity's 2025/2026 Europe season is full of incredible opportunities to be immersed in the culture, enjoy the mouthwatering cuisines, and marvel at some of the most amazing art and architecture in the world. See more in this week's videotorial courtesy of Celebrity Cruises!

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MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) -Apr 5-May 12 2024 - Wonder

“Revenge travel” is over, Canadians shifting towards “mindful exploration”: study

“Revenge travel” is out while “mindful exploration” is in, according to a new survey from Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG).The study conducted by YouGov reveals that 61 per cent of Canadians are planning to pack their bags within the next year—but this time with a purpose.

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RBA Advertising - Standard banner (newsletter) - May 6-12 2024 - AirCanada

Marriott saw 36% increase in leisure revenue in 2023

Marriott International’s presence in Canada strengthened with a 36 per cent year-over-year increase in hotel-level leisure revenue in 2023, the company says. With 274 hotels currently open and 90 in the pipeline, several factors have driven the company’s success in Canada, from lifestyle, upper midscale and extended stay brands, to Marriott Bonvoy.

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TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Apr 15-May 26 2024 - Survey Higher Profits

ETC: European tourism recovery continues into 2024, disparities remain

Europe's tourism industry is experiencing a “robust recovery” in the first months of 2024, reports the European Travel Commission (ETC). Based on data from reporting destinations, foreign arrivals and overnights in the first quarter of the year surpassed 2019 figures, says ETC. But some countries lag behind due to challenges.

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TTC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 6-12 2024 - TTCTourBrandsAlways4

Transat spotlights new hotels in Cuba

Transat is launching a new initiative to highlight some of the latest additions to its hotel portfolio. Over the coming weeks, Transat will introduce these new hotels and its in-house specialists will explain what makes them stand out. For this first edition, we turn our attention to one of Transat's flagship destinations: Cuba.

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Hola Sun - Standard banner (newsletter) - Apr 21-May 12, 2024 - Discover Cuba's History

Bartlett: Jamaica on track to welcome 5 million visitors by 2025

Jamaica recorded 1.7 million visitors as of May 7 of this year, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Based on preliminary data, the island recorded 1,016,185 stopover arrivals and over 700,000 cruise passengers, earning roughly US$1.8 billion in revenue, says Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, saying the island is on track to welcome five million by 2025.

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Quick Presse - Banner (Newsletter) - QP Feb 7 2023 to May 26 2024
Playa - Big Box (newsletter) - May 6-12 2024 - Jewel PGM - Big Box (newsletter) - May 6-12 2024


Royal Caribbean Group has a new social media tool for travel advisors

Royal Caribbean Group is making it easier for travel agents to take their social media presence and business to a new level with the launch of Rallio, a new social media partner. Rallio gives partners access to ready-to-use social media content that is developed by Royal Caribbean’s in-house, dedicated trade marketing team.

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“Learn, connect & grow”: Advisors, suppliers talk strategy at TravelOnly’s Symposium at Sea

TravelOnly’s Symposium at Sea returned last month, from April 20-27, bringing together 87 travel advisors and 13 suppliers for a week of fun and learning aboard the Enchanted Princess. "Symposium at Sea offers advisors a valuable opportunity to learn, connect, and grow in their careers,” said Gregory Luciani, TravelOnly’s president and CEO.

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Alaska’s newest cruise port welcomes first ship

Alaska’s newest cruise port, Port Klawock, opened on Monday (May 6) with the arrival of the Seabourn Odyssey. The Indigenous-owned port is located near the Tlingit village of Klawock on the Pacific side of Prince of Wales Island. The new port aims to improve Alaska’s cruise market with enhanced cultural engagement and sustainable practices.

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