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Friday, September 23, 2022
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) -  Sep 23 to Oct 2 2022 - Starfish

TICO fees might increase for some, says Smart, and “refresher” exams are on the radar

The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is transforming as it begins an end-to-end review of its funding framework and Compensation Fund. Speaking with media on Thursday (Sept. 22), CEO Richard Smart discussed TICO's plan to return to a self-funded model as registrant fees return in 2023. Mandatory "refresher" exams are still on the table too.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - Sep 18 to 26 2022 - BonBon

Airlines post advisories as Hurricane Fiona approaches Atlantic Canada

Hurricane Fiona is expected to make landfall in Atlantic Canada as forecasters said Friday (Sept. 23) that it will hit Halifax this weekend. As such, Canadian airlines have issued advisories, posting schedule alerts to their Atlantic Canada schedules.

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

CATO launches new website & virtual members community

The Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) executive members Brett Walker, Stéphanie Bishop, Richard Edwards, Nicole Bursey and Joanne Dhue have announced the launch of CATO’s new website, which includes a private site with chat rooms and open forums for existing and emerging issues and ongoing discussions.

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

Ottawa set to announce eased travel measures on Monday: report

The Government of Canada will make an official announcement this Monday (Sept. 26) about dropping vaccination requirements at the border, ending random COVID-19 testing at airports and making ArriveCAN optional, CBC News is reporting.

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MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Sep 20 to 27 2022 Balcony upgrade

Barbados removes all COVID-19 entry protocols; masks optional for most

The Government of Barbados has removed all of its last-remaining COVID-19 entry protocols. The changes went into effect on Sept. 22 at midnight. As a result, there will be no testing requirements for entering Barbados whether you are vaccinated or unvaccinated.

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TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Aug 1 to Sept 25 2022 - Taste test Aug

Carnival Splendor crosses int'l dateline on transpacific voyage

Guests on Carnival Splendor, currently sailing a Transpacific Journeys cruise on its way to restart Carnival's operations in Australia, can (sort of) consider themselves time travellers now that the ship has crossed the International Dateline, while sailing westward in the southern Pacific Ocean.

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -Aug 15 to Sep 25 2022 - DCL Canadian offer

Canada Jetlines' marks inaugural flight, unrolls B2B solutions via tech partnership

Canada Jetlines celebrated its inaugural fligh on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, commencing operations out of Toronto Pearson to Calgary International Airport. The new carrier is also collaborating with Clarity Travel Technology Solutions to provide travel partners with seamless booking solutions.

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -Aug 1 to 14 and Sept 19 to 25 2022 - GOTG Q4

Jamaica’s virtual product showcase is on Dec. 7. Register now!

The Jamaica Tourist Board’s virtual product showcase is back and Canadian travel advisors are invited to register for an afternoon of destination updates. The prize-filled event on Dec. 7, 2022, will welcome resorts, tour operators, attractions, airline and ground service partners, who will be on hand to share useful information.

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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

“Now the fun stuff starts”: Canada Jetlines' inaugural flight launches Toronto-Calgary service

Canada’s “newest and friendliest” airline, Canada Jetlines, marks its commercial launch today (Sept. 22) with a new service linking Toronto and Calgary. “The airplane we have is as close to brand new as you could possibly get,” Brad Warren, chief operating officer and vice-president of maintenance, told PAX at a trade preview event in Calgary, AB, last week.

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Pearson among 5 worst largest North American airports in traveller satisfaction: study

Toronto Pearson airport has been through the wringer as of late, grappling with long lines, misplaced luggage and delayed flights during the summer months, and it doesn’t seem like its international reputation is improving. According to a study by J.D. Power, among 20 “mega airports,” YYZ ranked fifth-last in overall traveller satisfaction with 755 points on a 1,000-point scale.

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Mandatory mask policy for air travel has become “increasingly unenforceable,” says WestJet

Responding to reports that Canada will drop its vaccine mandate at the border and make ArriveCAN optional, WestJet's VP of external affairs, Andy Gibbons, said the carrier is "strongly in support of the removal of all remaining outdated measures." But Ottawa's mandatory mask policy for air travel must also go, he said, as it has become a “source of disruption" in the air.

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