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AMPM -Background skins (LEFT) (newsletter)- September 5 to 12, 2022 - Vienna and AC
Thursday, September 8, 2022
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) -  Sep 7 to 8 2022 - WW LadyHamilton

Q&A: Nicole Bursey on Transat’s Training Academies, winter program & priorities for agents

Transat's commercial team hosted its Toronto Training Academy on Wednesday (Sept. 7) to give roughly 350 travel advisors an overview of its 2023 program while showcasing its South, Europe and U.S. partners. PAX caught up with Transat’s Commercial Director Nicole Bursey to learn more.

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New air passenger protection rules kick in today

New protections for air travellers kick in today (Sept. 8) as the Canadian Transport Agency tries to close a loophole that left some passengers unable to get refunds during the onset of the pandemic when thousands of flights were cancelled. Airlines now have to refund travellers for cancellations and lengthy delays if they can't be rebooked on another flight within 48 hours — even when airlines are not at fault.

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Trevello - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Aug 2 to sep 25 2022 Recruitment

Transat reports “first profitable month in more than two years," marks 35th year with savings, contests

Transat A.T’s president and CEO Annick Guérard says the company, releasing its third quarter results, is “on track for a winter season that promises to match pre-pandemic levels.” Air Transat, meanwhile, is kicking off its 35th anniversary celebrations with savings on South packages and exciting contests.

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AMResorts - Standard banner (newsletter) - Aug 29 to Sep 18 2022 - Dreams 6th night free

VIDEO: WestJet debuts gender & body-inclusive uniforms, name tag space for pronouns

WestJet launched its new genderless uniform collection for frontline team members on Wednesday (Sept. 7), on a special runway at YYC Calgary International Airport. Redesigned name tags also feature a newly-created space for pronouns, to promote greater inclusivity for everyone.

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AMPM - standard banner (newsletter) -  Sep 1 to Oct 2 2022 - Vienna and AC

10-day passport pick-up expanded to four more Service Canada centres

Canadians in select provinces can now apply for and pick up their passport at four newly-designated Service Canada locations. Effective immediately, applicants can retrieve their passport at Service Canada offices in Lethbridge, AB, Sudbury, ON, Kingston, ON, and Sherbrooke, QC.

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WestJet - standard banner (newsletter) - Sep 5 to 18 2022 - Don't miss culture book today

Air Canada celebrates 85 years, donates aircraft from original fleet to museum

In celebration of its 85th anniversary, Air Canada on Wednesday (Sept. 7) donated its aircraft, an original Lockheed L-10A Electra airplane, to Winnipeg's Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada. The aircraft was one of three purchased by Air Canada's forerunner, Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA), in 1937.

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MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Sep 2 to 30 2022 LabourDay

Expedia TAAP announces "Fuel Up to Win" winners

Expedia TAAP has announced the winners of the Expedia TAAP Fuel Up to Win promotion that ran from May 1 to June 30, 2022. With ESSO gift cards up for grabs, members of Expedia's Travel Agent Affiliate Program were in the running for every eligible booking they made.

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TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Aug 1 to Sept 11 2022 - Taste test Aug

HAL earns certification for serving fresh, sustainable Alaska seafood

Holland America Line has been awarded Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) certification — making it the first and only cruise line to achieve this credential by serving only fresh, certified sustainable and traceable wild Alaska seafood.

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -Aug 15 to Sep 11 2022 - DCL Canadian offer
PAX Travel Jobs - Big box (Newsletter) - March 12 2020 to Dec 31 2022 Quick Presse - Big Box (newsletter) - Sep 6 to Dec 31 2022 QP

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Antje Splettstoesser joins TTAND as marketing director

The Travel Agent Next Door has announced that Antje Splettstoesser is returning to the travel industry to take up the role of marketing director effective Sept. 1, 2022. Splettstoesser was previously director, Canada for the German National Tourist office and vice chair at the European Travel Commission.

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On Location: Agents unlock vacation homes, theme parks with Experience Kissimmee, Air Canada & ACV

Canadian travel advisors are in Central Florida this week, opening doors in the “Vacation Home Capital of the World.” Experience Kissimmee, along with partners from Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations, is hosting ten travel pros on an exclusive FAM that explores Kissimmee’s booming vacation home market, as well as Florida’s top theme parks and attractions. PAX is covering the action-packed trip exclusively.

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IATA: global air traffic almost 75% of pre-COVID levels; July passenger demand strong

The recovery in air travel continues to be strong, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA), reporting that global air traffic is now at 74.6 per cent of pre-COVID levels. North American carriers, in particular, had a 129.2% traffic rise in July versus the 2021 period.

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