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Vision, Direct Travel to merge
  •  04-11-2017 |
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Vision Travel has announced plans to merge with U.S.-based Direct Travel Inc., a move which Vision describes as a "first step toward a shared strategy to build a global company." Read more

Cota wins Top Collette Group Agent award
  •  04-06-2017 |
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Shelley Cota, Sun and Sand Travel, Lacombe, Alberta, a member of The Travel Agent Next Door, has been awarded Top Collette Group Agent for Western Canada. Read more

IATA's PCI DSS compliancy deadline postponed for ACTA members
  •  04-04-2017 |
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ACTA members will now have until March 2018 to comply with IATA’s Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), originally set to be implemented on June 1 Read more

Nexion Canada introduces new agent training programs
  •  04-03-2017 |
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Nexion Canada has announced two new educational training programs for travel agents: a Virtual Campus and an Independent Learner program. Read more

Royal Scenic debuts new online booking engine
  •  03-28-2017 |
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Royal Scenic has launched its new online booking engine, available at www.royalscenic.com, for exclusive use by travel agents across Canada. Read more

TravelBrands, Bahia Principe Hotels announce new promotions
  •  03-23-2017 |
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TravelBrands and Bahia Principe Hotels have unveiled new promotions that agents can offer clients. Read more

What do home-based agents value most about their host agencies?
  •  03-16-2017 |
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Not all host agencies are the same, and a recent survey commissioned by The Travel Agent Next Door helps us understand some of the key benefits, from the agent’s point of view, that host agencies can bring their associates. Read more

Travel Masters to purchase Mission Park Travel
  •  02-21-2017 |
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The acquisition is part of the company’s growth and acquisition strategy aimed at increasing its scale and penetration in Western Canada. Read more

Better work/life balance reported by 92% of home-based agents
  •  02-16-2017 |
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A recent nationwide survey of home-based agents in Canada revealed that 92 per cent of respondents said they believe they have a better work life since becoming an at home hosted agent. Read more

TravelBrands offers Valentine's Day rewards for agents
  •  02-14-2017 |
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TravelBrands is celebrating Valentine’s Day by offering travel agents more commission, more loyalty points and a chance to win a trip for two to Hawaii. Read more