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Friday, January 8, 2021
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - Jan 4 to 10 2021 SwapColdSnow

Stranded passengers, no-shows: airlines face challenges on day one of COVID testing rule

Canada’s airlines went into overdrive on Thursday (Jan. 7) as they scrambled to assist travellers abroad who were denied boarding for not meeting the Government of Canada’s new pre-departure COVID-19 testing rule, which launched that same day.

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Hola Sun - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Oct 26 2020 to Jan 17 2021

“What is the hold up?” Trudeau pushed on airline bailout status

Speaking to media on Friday (Jan. 8), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated that “people shouldn’t be travelling,” a warning that he also recognized as a “direct challenge for the airline industries to manage through.”

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VIDEO: Exploring Sunwing health & safety at Royalton Bavaro in Dominican Republic

PAX shares the commitment of its partners for a safe and responsible restart of the travel industry. Watch our latest on-location video report about health and safety at the Royalton Bavaro in the Dominican Republic, where PAX recently travelled.

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Iberostar - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Dec 15 2020 Exclusive Travel Agent Reward Program

COVID testing rule forces WestJet to reduce network, workforce; cuts 230+ weekly departures

WestJet has announced further cuts to its schedule as the airline continues to face volatile demand and instability in the face of continuing federal government travel advisories and restrictions.

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Pax Holiday Banner - Banner (Newsletter) - Dec 21 to Jan 3 2020

Etraveli divests its Huntington business in Canada & USA

An investment syndicate has acquired Huntington Travel, Escapades by Huntington and Huntington Travel USA from Etraveli Group AB. The three companies are all now part of a new company Huntington Travel Holding Inc.

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Travel agents: Sign this petition if you want your commissions protected

A petition that calls for the protection of travel agent commissions is still seeking signatures as the Canadian government continues to iron out details of a potential bailout for airlines.

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Nexion Travel Group-Canada is holding an expo for travel advisor prospects

Nexion Travel Group-Canada is hosting a free virtual expo on Jan. 13 and 14 for travel advisors of all experience levels who want to learn more about what a host agency is and how Nexion Travel Group-Canada can help them achieve their goals.

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Disney - Big box (Newsletter) - Magic is Waiting - Nov 23 to 29 2020 and Jan 4-17 2021 Disney - Big box 2 (Newsletter) - Magic is Waiting - Nov 23 to 29 2020 and Jan 4-17, 2021

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Cuba unrolls COVID-19 testing at hotels in select destinations

In response to Canada’s new pre-departure testing requirements, the Cuba Tourist Board has confirmed that Canadian travellers will be able to obtain a PCR test, at their hotel, in select destinations.

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Feds offer some flexibility to new travel requirements; UK flight ban ends

Transport Minister Marc Garneau and others took questions from media on Wednesday about Canada's COVID-19 testing requirement for international travellers. There will be some, but not many, limited-time exceptions to the rules.

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COVID-19 vaccine could become mandatory for travel, says Dr. Fauci

Could the COVID-19 vaccine become a standard travel vaccine, like yellow fever, for overseas travel? “It's entirely possible," said famous American immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci in a recent interview with Newsweek.

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Air Canada - Footer Leaderboard - Newsletter - Jan 7-18 2021 COVID19 INSURANCE
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