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Monday, January 11, 2021
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Rollout of Jamaica testing exemption irks trade; JTB releases latest updates

The rollout of Transport Canada’s temporary testing exemption for air passengers travelling from Jamaica to Canada is under fire by a travel agent, who spent last week trying to get her client a PCR testing appointment in destination.

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Fake and fast COVID tests are being sold in Mexico (and they’re working in Canada)

In a recent expose, Montreal-based newspaper Le Devoir reports that it was able to purchase a fake COVID-19 test in Mexico and use it to enter Canada. According to border security at Montreal airport, the fake test met all of Canada's requirements.

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CHTA asks Canadian government to reconsider COVID testing rules

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has made its case to the Government of Canada to reconsider new pandemic testing rules that will strain already stressed Caribbean public health systems and cause further damage to the region’s economy.

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Travellers in Jamaica can return to Canada without PCR test until Jan. 18

WestJet and the Canadian government have come to an agreement on a process for allowing guests to return to Canada without securing a PCR testing in Jamaica prior to departure. The deal was made due to "limitations in PCR test availability” in destination.

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Porter updates tentative restart of flights to March 29

Porter Airlines has set March 29 as a revised tentative date for restarting flights based on the continuing surge in COVID-19 cases and corresponding public health measures.

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Nick Roberti is now Director, Group Business Development, Canada at TTC

The Travel Corporation (TTC) has announced that Nick Roberti has been assigned the role of Director of Group Business Development in Canada.

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Michael Johnson named President of Travel Edge

Travel Edge has announced that Michael Johnson has been appointed President of Travel Edge, taking on leadership of the $500 million leisure travel company.

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Re-engage your clients with G Adventures' Great Adventure Sale

With savings up to 30 per cent, $1 upfront deposits and 21 per cent off My Own Room options, G Adventures' latest Great Adventure Sale includes more than 450 tour options.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

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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“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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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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