“The extension of CEWS is great news for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially Canada’s hardest hit industries such as Travel Agencies.”
While paper tickets haven’t been common for agents for a number of years, the news means that ARC will no longer make paper tickets available on bookings, marking the official end to that practice.
As part of ALG’s Virtual Ascend Conference this week, executives also addressed hold times, commission policies, and more.
The news could mark the start of a turning point for the travel industry.
The event, called Fiercely Forward, brought 60 advisors, along with some supplier representatives, to the Sheraton in Maitland, Florida.
Atlas Ocean Voyages, the new small ship luxury cruise line, said this week that its all-inclusive fare will include emergency medical evacuation and return-home insurance when the line launches next year.
Carnival Corp. on Monday announced that Sun Princess and Sea Princess have been sold to undisclosed buyers and will leave the Princess Cruises’ fleet.
Carnival Cruise Line, as part of its travel advisor outreach program, is launching a new virtual, eight-part online sales certification program for advisors.
The panel's report makes 74 total recommendations of best practices, including testing, face masks, and new sanitation and disinfection.
Canada’s Minister for Public Safety Bill Blair on Friday announced that the U.S.-Canada border will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least October 21 as COVID-19 continues to impact international travel.