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Air Canada cuts 1,500 jobs, suspends 17 more international routes

Air Canada is cutting 1,500 jobs as it reduces its network even further due to Canada’s new travel restrictions. Air Canada is suspending service on 17 more international flights starting Feb. 18 until at least April 30.

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Canada to require negative PCR tests at land border starting Feb. 15; offenders face $3,000 fine

Starting February 15, travellers entering Canada at the U.S. land border will need to show a negative PCR test processed within 72 hours, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday (Feb. 9).

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Sunwing Travel Group announces mutual agreement with Marriott International

As part of a new agreement between Sunwing Travel Group and Marriott International, 19 of Blue Diamond Resorts’ properties will become part of Marriott International’s prestigious Autograph Collection by mid-2021.

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"No to Quarantine Prison Hotels": CCF launches petition against travel requirement

The Canadian Constitution Foundation is inviting Canadians to sign a petition, entitled "No to Quarantine Prison Hotels," to oppose the federal government's new measure for international arrivals.

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Ottawa unveils the criteria for quarantine hotels

Free Wi-Fi? Contactless room service? What about outdoor breaks? The Public Health Agency of Canada has outlined its criteria for hotels seeking to participate in the mandatory three-day quarantine for returning travellers.

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Quintana Roo rolls back to orange phase as COVID-19 cases spike

COVID-19 case counts are reportedly up in Mexico’s state of Quintana Roo, leaving the popular tourist destination no choice but to roll back to an orange epidemiological light and strengthen restrictions.

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TL Network Canada welcomed 20 new member agencies in 2020

TL Network Canada welcomed 20 new member agencies in 2020, signalling continued growth in Canada during challenges times. Christine James, TL Network’s vice-president in Canada, says the increase is attributed to a targeted strategy and investment in virtual training.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

“One quick question”: MP Badawey presses WestJet, Air Canada on commission recalls

Is Air Canada and WestJet going to protect the commissions that have been paid to travel agents? MP Vance Badawey of Niagara Centre asked this question at a federal committee meeting last week and was surprised that it hadn't been asked before.

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ACITA's petition to protect commission presented in House of Commons

A petition the Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA) launched at the end 2020 was read into record in the House of Commons last week, checking off a significant box in the group’s fight for commission protections.

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Huddle 21: Florida is “open and ready,” says Visit Florida CEO

Florida Huddle 2021, the Sunshine State’s official travel trade show, officially kicked off Monday morning (Feb. 8) with a message that Florida is "open and ready" to welcome back visitors "as soon as possible."

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