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Monday, November 9, 2020
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - NOV 7 2020

“Sanitizer is the new welcome cocktail”: 12 things we learned at Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana's reopening

PAX is in the Dominican Republic this week, bringing you exclusive, on-location coverage of the country's tourism recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana officially reopened last week. PAX was there and here's 12 things we observed.

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Hola Sun - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - October 26 2020

JAPEX 2020: Jamaica's previously-announced $40 USD entry fee may change

The Jamaica Product Exchange, also known as JAPEX, kicked off on Monday (Nov. 9) in a virtual setting, welcoming supplier and buyer delegates and travel agents from Canada, the United States, Latin America and Europe.

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Iberostar - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Oct 19 2020

"Government aid must cover commissions": ACTA lobbies Ottawa on behalf of agents

The Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) says it remains opposed to any policy by airlines and other suppliers to recall commissions.

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TravelOnly - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - NOV 9-DEC 27 2020

If airlines want federal aid, they must refund customers for cancelled flights: Garneau

Canada's Minister of Transport Marc Garneau said on Sunday (Nov. 8) that Ottawa's future support for the airline industry is contingent on passengers receiving refunds for cancelled travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LinkedIn Pax - Banner (Newsletter) - July 22

EU delays decision on Air Canada-Transat deal to January 2021

EU antitrust regulators are delaying their decision to approve the proposed purchase of Transat A.T. by Air Canada until early next year, it was announced on Friday (Nov 6).

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Air Canada posts Q3 loss of $685M, identifies 95 further route suspensions

Air Canada posted a loss of $685-million for its third quarter, compared with a profit of $636-million in 2019. In a statement, Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada, outlined the carrier's plans.

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Monday Minute: Jennifer Snitch of Vision Travel

"I think we’ll see more people travelling in their “bubble," says Jennifer Snitch of Vision Travel, sharing her future travel predictions. Learn more about Jennifer's experience in navigating her business through the COVID-19 pandemic in today's Monday Minute.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

WestJet bookings are up thanks to Alberta pilot project, says CEO Ed Sims

Alberta's COVID-19 pilot project that aims to shorten Canada's mandatory 14-day quarantine period for international travellers has “brought a lift to our bookings not seen since before the pandemic," said President and CEO of WestJet Ed Sims in a recent column.

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Sunwing celebrates first flight since March with hot deals on Royalton Luxury Resorts

Sunwing’s first flight since March is officially taking off today (Friday, Nov. 6) from Toronto to Punta Cana, and to celebrate, the tour operator is offering savings on the Canadian-owned-and-operated Royalton Luxury Resorts.

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Havana airport may reopen Nov. 10: reports

According to reports, José Martí International Airport (HAV) in Havana is preparing to reopen after closing seven months ago due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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