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Cuba launches “Única” campaign in T.O.; country aiming for 2.5M visitors this year

Cuba's Minister of Tourism Juan Carlos Garcia Granda met with travel partners in Toronto on Thursday (June 9) as he wrapped up a visit to Canada – a tour, dedicated to launching Cuba’s new “Única” campaign, that also included a stop in Montreal. “We would like you to consider the destination differently,” the Minister said.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - June 6 to 12 2022 Senator

Air Canada cancels almost 10% of Toronto flights as YYZ faces staffing shortage, passenger surge

The rebound in demand for air travel combined with staffing shortages forced Air Canada to cancel nearly 10% of flights at Toronto Pearson airport during the first week of June, according to reports. The news comes as Canadian carriers and airports grapple with a reduced workforce brought on by more than two years of pandemic-related cutbacks while air passenger traffic increases.

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Saint Lucia celebrates travel’s return with partners in T.O.; updates shared

With steel drums, a killer rum punch, carnival dancers and a team of hotels and resorts along for the ride, it was hard to not feel celebratory at a high-energy reception for travel agents, operators and media held at Toronto’s Hotel X Thursday night (June 9). “We are here to say thank you to Canada,” said Lorine Charles-St Jules, CEO of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority.

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U.S. to end COVID-19 testing requirement for air travellers on Sunday: report

The Biden administration is set to announce Friday (June 10) that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will drop its requirement for air travellers to test negative for COVID-19 before entering the country, according to a senior administration official that spoke to CNN.

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Playa Resorts - Standard banner (newsletter) -June 6 to 12 2022 Ziva Rose Hall

Canada will not abolish face mask requirement for flights just yet, Alghabra suggests

While Ontario is set to lift nearly all of its remaining mask mandates, the Government of Canada's mandatory face mask policy for air and rail travel is here to stay. At least that's what Transport Minister Omar Alghabra implied in a tweet posted late Thursday (June 9).

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JetBlue launches daily non-stop service from JFK to YVR

JetBlue has launched direct service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), with the first flight arriving in British Columbia last night (June 9). The move comes as JetBlue continues to advance its transcontinental growth strategy while introducing low fares to new customers in Canada.

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -June 3 to 19 2022 TA Sweeps

Canada Post releases stamps depicting travel posters from tourism's golden age

Canada Post has released five new stamps featuring nostalgic travel posters from a golden age of commercial art and tourism marketing in Canada. With railway expansion and, later, the advent of the automobile, Canada's popularity as a tourist destination surged in the early 20th century.

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MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - June 6 to July 3 2022 BonusCommission

Scenic Eclipse will sail to Australia, Indonesia and The Pacific Islands in 2024

Scenic has unveiled 13 new voyages that are detailed in a brand-new Scenic Eclipse: Australia, Indonesia, and The Pacific Islands collection for 2024. Additionally, guests booking any of these voyages can save up to 20 per cent percent when paying in full 12 months prior to departure.

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Two AMR Collection resorts debut openings in Greece & Spain after major renovations

AMR Collection’s Dreams Resorts & Spas and Alua Hotels & Resorts brands have debuted openings in Greece and Spain after major renovations. Dreams Calviá Mallorca features 391 luxuriously appointed rooms just 100 meters from the sea while AluaSoul Zakynthos is a reputable hotel in Zante offering guests views of the Ionian Sea.

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On Location: “We are stronger than ever”: TravelOnly kicks off 2022 conference

“Perseverance is a huge part of success,” said Gregory Luciani, president and CEO of TravelOnly on Thursday morning (June 9), “and the only way to persevere is to keep learning, keep travelling, and keep moving forward no matter what the circumstances.” TravelOnly's 2022 national conference, "Stronger Than Ever," kicked off today at the Bellagio Boutique Event Venue in Vaughan, ON. PAX is on location, covering all the action.

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GTAA asks feds to “temporarily pause” airport testing; int'l traffic set to increase by 50%

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is asking the federal government to temporarily pause random testing on arrival in airports until upgrades to Ottawa’s ArriveCan app have been made. In a statement on Thursday (June 9), the GTAA, which oversees operations at Toronto Pearson airport, noted that international passenger numbers are set to increase by 50 per cent “in a few days.”

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