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April 25, 2014
 
 
Passenger Cap Debate Could Derail YTZ Expansion Talks
TPA's refusal to put binding restrictions on annual passenger totals might put further talks in jeopardy, reports the Globe and Mail
!!! Passenger Cap Debate Could Derail Toronto Island Airport Expansion
Expansion plans for Toronto's island airport have hit another potential roadblock, according to a Globe and Mail report. A dispute over growth caps could derail a process meant to lead to an eventual vote on allowing jets to fly into Billy Bishop Airport.  The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) has agreed in principle... Full text... and comments...
 
 
 
 
The Travel Agent Next Door Gets Off To Good Start
Announces first group of suppliers it will be working with
!!! The Travel Agent Next Door Gets Off To Good Start
Following its launch last month, The Travel Agent Next Door says it has been signing up new agents while also establishing agreements with key suppliers. "We are very pleased with the response to the launch of... Full text... and comments...
 
 
 
 
Four Seasons Introduces First Hotel Luxury Jet
The Boeing 757 will be fully branded; to take guests on bespoke journeys around the world
!!! Four Seasons Launches First Hotel Luxury Jet
Four Seasons has now introduced the Four Seasons Jet, the industry's first fully branded private jet experience. With Four Seasons on the fuselage and the iconic Four Seasons logo on the tail, the completely retrofitted Boeing 757 will feature interiors and exterior design customized by the company's team of... Full text... and comments...
 
 
 
 
Goway Appoints General Manager, IslandsEscapes
Former Asia product & marketing manager Bronwyn Hodge will report to Anita Emilio, GM, wholesale, in her new role
Bronwyn Hodge
Bronwyn Hodge
Goway Travel has appointed Bronwyn Hodge to the position of general manager of IslandsEscapes by Goway. IslandsEscapes is a division of Goway Travel specializing in vacations to Tahiti, Fiji, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, the Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga and Bali. Hodge, who will be reporting to Goway's general manager for wholesale, Anita Emilio, has worked previously as Goway's Asia product and marketing manager for more than three years, and has experience in both wholesale and retail... Full text... and comments...
 
 
 
 
Princess Announces 2015-2016 Americas Cruise Itineraries
12 ships to sail more than 230 departures on 48 itineraries to 86 destinations
!!!  Princess Cruises Announces 2015-2016 Americas Cruise Itineraries
Princess Cruises has announced its 2015-2016 Americas cruise itineraries including Caribbean, Canada and New England, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaiian Islands and West Coast cruises. The array of cruise vacations departing from U.S. ports range from three to 28 days and go on sale May 13. In total, 12 ships will sail more than 230 departures on 48... Full text... and comments...
 
 
 
 
CBSA Launches New Forecasted Border Wait Times Tool
!!! CBSA Launches New Forecasted Border Wait Times Tool
As higher traveller volumes can be seen at Canada's borders with the arrival of warmer weather, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is introducing a new feature on its website to help prepare for potentially longer border wait times (BWT). The CBSA is now offering forecasted BWT for its 26 busiest ports... Full text... and comments...
 
 
Does The Public Trust The TSA?
Poll unveils how Americans feel about airport screening
Does The Public Trust The TSA?
A recent Harris Poll has delved into public perception in the U.S. about the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and what it found was that just half believe its security screening procedures make air travel safer. The poll, which surveyed 2,234 adults... Full text... and comments...
 
 
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