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Thursday, January 20, 2022
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"We are devastated": Crystal suspends cruises through May amid financial trouble

The parent company for Crystal Cruises, Genting Hong Kong, has run out of money and may soon end several of its operations. As a result, Crystal is suspending all future ocean sailings through April 2022, as well as river cruises through May, as the team works through the situation.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - Jan 10 to 23 2022 COOP Bahia

Flexibility, preventing overtourism, wellness will be this year’s travel trends, Expedia says

After two years of enduring a global pandemic, people value travel and personal time more than ever, according to a new study released by Expedia Group on Thursday (Jan. 20). Flex travel, less crowded destinations, personal wellness, high spending and good deals are among the trends Expedia identified for 2022.

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Cruise CEO - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Jan 20 to 23 2022 Goodbye to low commissions

Celebrity announces cancellations “not related to COVID”; Infinity relocating to Caribbean

Celebrity Cruises has adjusted some itineraries for two ships that have not yet returned to service. The cancellations are “not related to COVID and we are not planning on announcing more cancellations in a near future,” says market sales manager Mathieu Robert.

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Hola Sun - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Jan 4 to 30 2022

Flights from Canada to SVG still possible this winter via Barbados, SVGTA notes

While Air Canada has temporarily suspended service to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the destination's tourism authority is reminding Canadians that they can still visit this winter via Barbados, which is a quick 45-minute flight to Argyle International Airport.

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TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Jan 6 to 31 2022

TICO enhances Education Standards Program for aspiring pros

As the travel industry continues to evolve, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is enhancing the Education Standards Program for individuals aspiring to become Travel Counsellors and Supervisors/Managers.

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Porter - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Dec 20 2021 to Jan 30 2022 Welcome

“A huge mistake”: YVR regrets inviting “real-life” lynx cat to welcome Lynx Air

Canada’s newest ultra low-cost airline, Lynx Air, activated its booking site on Wednesday (Jan. 19), unveiling one-way launch fares to Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Kelowna and Winnipeg for as low as $39. YVR was so excited, it invited a “real-life” lynx cat out to the airport to welcome its new partner...a decision it later regretted.

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Facto Communications - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Jan 17 to 23 2022 DomRep14

Michelle Degenhardt is Flight Centre's new global sustainability officer

The Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT) has appointed Michelle Degenhardt as its global sustainability officer. In this newly-created role, Michelle will work closely with FLT’s people at all levels to help ensure the company’s business practices are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.

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Atlas deploys two ships to Antarctica for winter 2022-23

Atlas Ocean Voyages announced on Wednesday (Jan. 19) that it will deploy two expedition ships to Antarctica for the winter 2022-23 season: World Traveller will embark on her inaugural Antarctica season, while World Navigator will return to Antarctica for its second.

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -Jan 6 to 16 2022 WDW_Q2 BRO
MSC Cruises - Big box (newsletter) - Dec 10 2021 to Jan 30 2022 Seaview revised PAX Travel Jobs - Big box (Newsletter) - March 12 2020

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

So your client has tested positive for COVID-19 in destination. Now what? Agents share helpful tips

Incidents of Canadians being forced to quarantine in destinations after testing positive for COVID-19, amid the Omicron wave, are more common than ever, posing new challenges to travel advisors as they help clients navigate their way through the system. Here, agents share their tips for managing this situation if and when it happens.

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Red flags: U.S. 5G dispute leads to flight cancellations, changes

Worries that the United States’ rollout of 5G wireless technology near American airports will cause operational problems with aircraft prompted airlines around the world to cancel flights heading to the U.S. yesterday (Jan. 18). The potential impact of 5G technology is still being reviewed by the Canadian government, which restricted 5G service around 26 airports last year.

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Signature Aviation appoints Michael Friisdahl as Executive Chairman, Tony Lefebvre as CEO

Following the acquisition of Signature Aviation, a British multinational aviation services company, the Board of Directors have announced the appointments of Michael Friisdahl as Executive Chairman and Tony Lefebvre as Chief Executive Officer.

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