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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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Feds to announce an end to vaccine mandates for domestic travel, outbound int'l flights: report

The federal government is set to announce an end to the COVID-19 vaccine mandates on Tuesday (June 14) for domestic travel on aircraft and trains, as well as outbound international travel, according to a report from CBC News.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - June 12 to 19 2022 Excellence

On Location: Inside The Londoner, a “super boutique hotel” built for events in the U.K. capital

With its stylish interior, top-notch food and beverage outlets and refined service, the aptly-named Londoner captures the best elements of the U.K. capital under its roof. The 16-storey "urban resort" combines the ambiance of a boutique hotel with high-end spaces for meetings and events, as PAX learned during a stay at the property in June to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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WestJet - standard banner (newsletter) - June 1 to July 3 2022 June banner Blue Diamond

Ana Paula De Souza & Matthew Djorsev take on new roles at Air Canada Vacations

Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has announced new additions to its sales teams: Ana Paula De Souza has been appointed to the role of director of sales and Matthew Djorsev to the role of manager of national accounts. "...We look forward to continuing to rebuild our industry alongside all our travel partners," said Nino Montagnese, vice-president, Air Canada Vacations.

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Playa Resorts - Standard banner (newsletter) -June 12 to 19 2022 Jewel Paradise Cove

Passport offices continue to face long lineups; wait times now posted online

Despite Ottawa unveiling actions that were meant to get new passports into the hands of Canadians quicker, wait times are still “far from acceptable,” said Karina Gould, Minister of Children, Families and Social Development, on Monday (June 13). People are still standing in line for hours at passport offices – so much so that the government is now posting wait times online.

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

TL Network’s “EDGE” kicks off in CO; attendees gifted HAL cruises to Alaska

Travel Leaders Network’s international conference EDGE (Educate, Discover, Gather, Evolve) began Sunday (June 12) with more than 1,500 attendees gathering at The Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado. On Monday, Holland America Line offered every travel advisor in attendance (and a guest) a complimentary Alaska cruise for the 2022 season.

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TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 1 to June 26 2022 Taste test

Sunwing unveils early booking incentive on winter getaways

Sunwing is celebrating the planners and early birds with deals on winter bookings to paradise. Agents can help their clients get a head start on their cold-weather escape and take advantage of the tour operator’s limited time Early Booking Bonus when they secure their all inclusive 2022-2023 winter vacations by July 28, 2022.

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

Expand your destination knowledge with GowayPro Travel Academy

Goway has launched the GowayPro Travel Academy in order to help travel professionals expand their destination knowledge and level up their business. It features fun and inspirational training modules on over 22 destinations across all seven continents. Register now for an informational webinar on July 7, 2022.

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -June 12 to 18 2022 Now open GOTG

Swoop takes off from Comox with non-stop service to Edmonton

Swoop launched its inaugural flight to Comox Valley Airport on June 9 from Edmonton International Airport. The new service is a welcome addition to the airline's long-standing presence across British Columbia.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Choice Hotels to acquire Radisson Hotel Group Americas for $675M

Choice Hotels International and Radisson Hotel Group have announced that Choice Hotels has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the franchise business, operations and intellectual property of Radisson Hotel Group Americas for approximately $675 million.

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Slater & Wilson win Patrick Luciani Legacy Award; TravelOnly advisors honoured at TADA

It’s an award that was created to honour Patrick Luciani and everything he stood for. Nancy Wilson and Brenda Slater, co-founders of the Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA), accepted the Patrick Luciani Legacy Award on Friday (June 10) for their relentless advocacy work. The honour was presented at TravelOnly's TADA gala and PAX was there to capture it all.

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Cruise lines applaud end of testing requirement for U.S.-bound air travellers

As expected, the cruise industry is applauding the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s decision to drop its requirement for air travellers to test negative for COVID-19 before entering the U.S. “[The update] removes a barrier to travel for some guests who understandably wanted to avoid the uncertainty of return testing," said Gus Antorcha, president of Holland America Line.

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