CTC to conduct B2B meetings and education program in 3 cities

international tourism newsThe Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) will be organising B2B meetings and education program for travel agents in three cities. The sessions and meetings with Canadian sellers will be held at Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai (March 23), the Lalit Great Eastern in Kolkata (March 24), and Taj Vivanta in Bangalore (March 26).

The B2B sessions will be attended by Canadian travel partners who will update the agents on unique travel products in Canada. Some of the participating Canadian sellers are Air Canada, Banff Lake Louise Tourism, Cal Tours, Fairmont, Hornblower, Jasper Tourism, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC), Tourism Calgary, VIA Rail.

SanJeet, India Representative, Canadian Tourism Commission said, “In 2015, CTC will be focusing on the newly added Canadian Signature Experiences (CSE). Besides Delhi and Mumbai, we would also be targeting Tier II and Tier III cities through education programs. CSE helps the travel agents package the products better and sell more confidently. Emphasis will also be on first-hand experience of the destination via trade FAM trips and attendance at Rendezvous Canada (RVC). Joint co-ops are an integral part of our strategy moving forward to work together with our partners helping sell Canada better.”

Source: http://goo.gl/W1Dg5l


Virgin America to move operations at San Diego International Airport from Terminal 2 East to Terminal 2 West

Virgin-AmericaVirgin America will move its operations from Terminal 2 East to a new location in Terminal 2 West at San Diego International Airport.
Ticketing counters for Virgin America will be located between Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways. The airline will operate self-service kiosks in front of its ticket counters to help expedite the check-in process for passengers.

Signage along airport roadways and in the terminals will be changed to reflect the new location of Virgin America beginning on February 11.

All Virgin America arrivals into San Diego International Airport will use baggage claim carousel 4.

The airline currently operates five daily nonstop flights between San Diego and San Francisco.

Source: http://goo.gl/XeqGH0