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CITC FINDS INDUSTRY OUTLOOK ‘VERY POSITIVE’ FOR 2012
Steve Gillick
Members see opportunities in niche markets, adventure travel, cruising & river cruising, despite economic and political challenges
Terrilyn Kunopaski
The feeling is optimistic when it comes to 2012 travel trends – at least that’s the conclusion Steve Gillick, president and COO of CITC (Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors) came to after receiving answers to a questionnaire he sent out to gauge the outlook of travel professionals on the coming year. Gillick asked a selection of his members for feedback about challenges, opportunities and key issues they expect to face in 2012, originally as research for travelmarketreport.com. After receiving about 50 responses in a 24-hour period, Gillick found that overall, the mood... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
IS THERE MORE TO CONCORDIA TRAGEDY THAN MEETS THE EYE?
Italian newspaper releases audio indicating coastguard pleaded with Concordia's captain to return to ship

Zachary-Cy Vanasse
According to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, the Italian coastguard pleaded in vain with Francesco Schettino, captain of the Costa Concordia, to return on board... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
MCCAIG ANNOUNCES MOVE TO TORONTO FROM VANCOUVER
David McCaig
President & COO of ACTA David McCaig is moving to Toronto permanently, effective March 1
Vancouver-based ACTA President & COO David McCaig will soon be making his way East on a permanent basis. McCaig’s wife, Judy Brooks, has been offered a position in Toronto with her current employer, Amica, which she has accepted so the two will be moving effective March 1. McCaig said that he’s looking forward to being “closer to the day-to-day activities – in a way, I’m moving into the lion’s den of suppliers and wholesalers.” “ACTA will benefit from this because I’ll be closer to the industry and the suppliers here,” he told TRAVELHotNews.com, adding that his goal is to spend more time in Quebec as a result of the move. The Vancouver office will continue to operate as it has in the past, where Marlene... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
ANDERSON RELEASES 2012-2013 FULLY ESCORTED TOURS BROCHURE
The 2012-2013 touring year will see Anderson Vacations release three editions of the brochure

Anderson Vacations has released its 2012-2013 Fully Escorted Tours brochure. This brochure will be the first of three editions for the 2012-2013 touring year including Escorted Touring product. The first issue will highlight the spring, summer and fall tours in a brand new format.  Each of the three brochures will have the tours organized by destination and region. The tour highlights and inclusions are clearly stated, while a full itinerary can be requested from the Anderson office, or is available online at andersonvacations... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
WESTJET INTRODUCES EASTERN TRIANGLE PROMOTION
Agents earn a roundtrip flight for 2 to a WestJet sun destination for every 20 round-trip Eastern Triangle bookings

Travel agents who enter WestJet's "Eastern Triangle promotion" will earn one roundtrip flight for two to a select WestJet sun destination for every 20 roundtrip... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
ADVENTURE CENTER UNVEILS NEW CATS CONTEST
Pat Rochon
“Where In The World Is Pat?” asks agents to correctly identify photographed destinations in order to win an Adventure Center trip for two
Adventure Center has introduced its new “Where In The World Is Pat?” contest in which all Adventure Center-certified adventure travel specialists (CATS) can win a trip for two (land only) to a choice of 10 Adventure Center destinations. Each... [Full text and pictures]
 
 

 
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