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Monday, June 24, 2024
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - June 20-30 2024 - GrandPalladium

Strike averted: Toronto Pearson airport screeners reach tentative deal

Air travellers breathed a sigh of relief over the weekend after a strike involving security screeners at Toronto Pearson was averted after the workers reached a tentative deal one day before a strike deadline. Nearly 3,000 officers, represented by the Canadian Airport Workers Union (CAWU), were set to strike at midnight Saturday (June 22)

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - June 18-27 2024 - LastChance5181

"You do not want to miss out": Exoticca's Fall Fling returns with more prizes & surprises. Register now!

Exoticca’s Fall Fling roadshow is returning this October and November, landing in select cities across Canada. Now in its second year, the event will raise the bar in 2024 with more prizes, special guests, learning, tourism boards, food and fun, says Mike Quinto, managing director for Canada. “We are expecting to have over 2,000 agents attend," Quinto says.

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

Porter named Best Regional Airline in North America at 2024 Skytrax awards

Porter Airlines was named Best Regional Airline in North America at the 2024 Skytrax World Airline Awards. "This prestigious award speaks to the unwavering commitment from our team members to provide this for all of our passengers," said Michael Deluce, CEO of Porter Airlines, in a statement.

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WestJet Vacations - standard banner (newsletter) - June 16-30, 2024 - Grenada

Monday Minute: Lynda Tomilin of Envoyage

Lynda Tomilin of Envoyage was exposed to travel at an early age. When she was a child, she would go to her local travel agency with her mom when vacations were being planned. “I was very intrigued and thought it would be a pretty cool job,” Tomilin says in today’s Monday Minute. “Funny thing, that agency hired me as soon as I graduated.”

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Exoticca- Standard banner (Newsletter) - June 6-30 2024 CrazyDeal

Call for nominations for TICO Board & AGM save-the-date

The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) Board of Directors is now accepting applications from experienced individuals within and beyond the travel industry for two positions on the board. As well, TICO's Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, September 24, 2024 at 5 p.m. EST.

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Porter - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - June 10-30 2024  - Phoenix

ACV’s “Chill Out” Pride party returning to Cuba in January 2025

Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has announced the return of its Chill Out Event, celebrating Pride under the Cuban sun this January in 2025. Travellers can take advantage of exclusive rates and enjoy a week-long Pride celebration with drag queens and DJs at the LGBTQ2+ resort Gran Muthu Rainbow Cayo Guillermo in Cuba.

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

Bombardier aerospace workers in Toronto on strike

Strike action has hit Canada’s aerospace manufacturing sector. Some 1,350 unionized workers at Bombardier in the Toronto area walked off the job on Sunday (June 23) after contract talks failed to result in a deal. Both parties have agreed to resume negotiations early Monday, the union said.

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

Scholarship campaign now underway at The Travel Institute

The Travel Institute’s Annual Promote Your Professionalism campaign started Monday (June 24), and will run through July to raise awareness about the value of travel professional education. The campaign provides travel advisors, agency owners, suppliers and more access to funds across its flagship, three-tier certification program.

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

James Haigh appointed as new chair of ATTA

The African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA) has announced the appointment of James Haigh as its new Chair, effective Oct. 1, 2024, according to an update posted to the organization’s website on June 22. Haigh brings more than 15 years of experience across countries like Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, and beyond, from Morocco to the Seychelles.

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

Princess unveils VIP Package for Love Boat themed cruise

Princess Cruises has announced a VIP package for its late August Love Boat-themed cruise that promises interactions with the show's characters – Doc, Gopher, Isaac, and Vicki Stubing – including the rare opportunity to perfect the Isaac finger point while mingling with the stars.

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On Location: “Unknown” Africa – PAX unpacks Namibia with Canadian agents & Exoticca

EXCLUSIVE: Big country, big adventures. Namibia unlocks an exciting side of Africa – and travel advisors are tuning in. This week, PAX is in southwestern Africa, unpacking sky-high sand dunes and ancient trees with Canadian agents and the team from Exoticca. "It’s one of those bucket list destinations that’s so unknown,” says Mike Quinto, VP of sales for Canada, who's on the tour. Read our on-the-ground coverage here!

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Q&A: “We see ourselves as NDC adoption champions”: AC's Lisa Pierce talks strategy amid NDC updates

This week, Air Canada marked the one-year anniversary of its New Distribution Capability (NDC) program with the unveiling of more features and benefits, such as linking up with Sabre and dropping DCR fees on all but the lowest fares. What's the airline's strategy? PAX connects with Lisa M. Pierce, VP, global sales and Air Canada Vacations at Air Canada, to learn more.

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WestJet inaugurates service between Halifax & Edinburgh

WestJet celebrated last night (June 20) its inaugural service between Halifax and Edinburgh with the departure of WS46 from Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ). The airline also welcomed the return of non-stop service between Halifax and Dublin on Wednesday (June 19).

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VOX - Footer Leaderboard - Newsletter - June 24-30 2024 -Maui
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