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Transat - BackGround Skin_Left (Newsletter) - June 3-9 2024 - COOP-5182 - BookEarly
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - June 5-16 2024 - GrandMemories

On Location: TTAND announces supplier partner awards, company updates in Jordan

The Travel Agent Next Door held its own People’s Choice Awards at its national conference in Jordan on Tuesday (June 4), honouring its most supportive suppliers – a list voted on by agents themselves. Flemming Friisdahl, TTAND’s founder, also shared company updates regarding technology. Omar Banihani, director of marketing for Canada at the Jordan Tourism Board, called the event "the best thing for us to do."

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - June 5-9 2024 - COOP-7369 DomRep

Air Transat & Porter Airlines expand commercial collaboration

Air Transat and Porter Airlines are launching the first phase of their joint venture. Travellers can now use each partner's distribution channels to book direct and connecting flights with either Air Transat or Porter, significantly increasing their access to a range of destinations around the world.

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WestJet - standard banner (newsletter) - June 1-30, 2024 - SFO

Brand USA's Canada Connect sparks new opportunities

Yesterday (June 4), Brand USA launched its first-ever Canada Connect event at The Vault Room in downtown Toronto’s One King West hotel. The gathering brought together Canadian buyers, including tour operators, airlines, and online travel agencies, with representatives from 37 U.S. destinations, attractions, and products, sparking new opportunities and collaborations. The event format will continue this week in Montreal (June 5) and Calgary (June 6).

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WestJet Vacations - standard banner (newsletter) - June 1-30, 2024 - New to WJV

Marriott & Playa sign deal to open adult all-inclusive resort in Riviera Maya

Marriott International Inc. has announced that it will work with Playa Hotels & Resorts to expand The Luxury Collection brand in the Mexican Caribbean, with Paraiso de la Bonita, a Luxury Collection Adult All-Inclusive Resort, Riviera Maya. Set to open in late 2024, the resort will be situated on 14 acres of natural landscape between a mangrove reserve and the waters of the Mexican Caribbean.

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Porter - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 27 to June 9 2024  - DestinationsFromMontreal

WestJet launches “UltraBasic” no-frills fare option

WestJet on Tuesday (June 4) officially launched its newest fare option, called “UltraBasic.” Replacing the Basic fare, UltraBasic is WestJet’s lowest priced option and has been designed as a no-frills fare that gives guests the choice to add certain extras like reserving a seat in advance or adding a checked bag.

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MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) -May 25 - June 30 2024 - Isles

Air Canada elevates summer flights with complimentary snacks, beer & wine

Starting today (June 5), Air Canada will introduce premium complimentary snacks, featuring homegrown Canadian favourites, to all customers on all flights. The airline is also expanding its complimentary beer and wine offer to customers on flights within Canada and the U.S., alongside a selection of $5 spirits, through the end of this year.

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Sandos - Standard banner (newsletter) - June 3-9 2024 ReasonsToSmile

Flair CEO Stephen Jones to retire, search for replacement underway

President and CEO Stephen Jones of Flair Airlines has announced that he will retire this summer. According to a press release, a recruitment process for a permanent replacement is underway and industry veteran and Flair COO Maciej Wilk will be named Interim President and CEO until the permanent replacement is selected by the Board of Directors.

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VOX - standard banner (newsletter) - June 3-Aug 11 2024 - Hawaii

Trevello sweeps Sandals Awards, dominating all categories for Canada

Trevello is celebrating what it calls "an unprecedented achievement" at this year's Sandals Awards. "Our company has been honoured with sweeping awards in the Canadian categories, marking a historic sweep that underscores our commitment to our partnership with Sandals Resorts," the host agency wrote in a press release on Tuesday (June 4).

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TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - June 2-30 2024 - SlowingDownForSummer

P&O Australia to be absorbed into Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Corporation will sunset its P&O Cruises Australia brand and fold the operations into Carnival Cruise Line, according to a press release. P&O Cruises Australia will cease its operations in 2025 after more than 90 years. P&O's Pacific Encounter and Pacific Adventure ships and workforce will be transferred to Carnival’s fleet, while Pacific Explorer will be retired.

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AmaWaterways - Standard banner (newsletter) - May 20 to June 16 2024 - FreeLand

ACV unveils new self-service tools for improved booking experience

Air Canada Vacations has updated its self-service travel tools, which provide travel advisors and customers with added flexibility and convenience. Agents can now add Travel Protection CareFree and CareFlex up to 48 hours after the booking date. Private transfers can also be included post-booking, as well as Las Vegas excursions, lounge and golf add-ons.

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Club Med - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 30 to June 5, 2024 - FlashSale

Iberostar to open first hotel in Aruba later this year

Iberostar has announced plans for its first hotel in Aruba – JOIA Aruba by Iberostar. Located on Eagle Beach, the property will be located just 15 minutes from the Queen Beatrix International Airport, 10 minutes from downtown Oranjestad, and six minutes from the shopping area of Palm Beach.

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Quick Presse - Banner (Newsletter) - QP Feb 7 2023 to June 30 2024


On Location: "The unexpected awaits": TTAND conference begins in Jordan, reigniting local tourism

The TTAND plane has landed. A sea of white outfits met views of the Dead Sea on Monday (June 3) as The Travel Agent Next Door’s national conference and 10-year anniversary kicked off in Jordan. “It’s just gorgeous,” beamed Flemming Friisdahl, TTAND’s founder, at the event, a partnership with G Adventures and others. Here's PAX's update from the first 24 hours, which saw agents visit Planeterra projects and the Dead Sea.

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ACTA launches survey about competition in domestic air sector

ACTA is inviting its members to participate in a new survey that will provide feedback for the Competition Bureau of Canada’s new study into the state of competition within the domestic air sector.

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TravelBrands unveils advanced contact centre solution for agents

TravelBrands has launched its latest technological advancement in collaboration with Local Measure, providing a contact centre and telephony solution. This transformation leverages Local Measure Engage for Amazon Connect to provide inbound/outbound voice communication and CRM integration across the entire call centre, servicing thousands of travel advisors across Canada.

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Air Canada - Footer Leaderboard - Newsletter - May 27 to June 4 2024 - PremiumCabinSale
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