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April 3, 2012
 
 
THOMAS COOK WILL BE A VERY DIFFERENT COMPANY
The new Thomas Cook North America CEO makes his way to Vancouver to continue generating momentum
Terrilyn Kunopaski & Uguette Chiasson
Dean Moore
Dean Moore
It goes without saying that Dean Moore, the new CEO of Thomas Cook North America, is not in the most enviable of positions as he takes his new role under circumstances he likens to “the perfect storm.” A self-described straight-shooter, in a recent one-on-one interview with HelloWestTravel.com, the newly appointed CEO came across as a... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
ADVENTURES ABROAD HOSTS 25TH ANNIVERSARY CRUISE IN VANCOUVER
Tour operator celebrates anniversary surrounded by loyal clients
Amanda Stutt
Soraya Kurji and Chris Boycott
Soraya Kurji and Chris Boycott
Close to three hundred of Adventures Abroad’s most loyal and long-time clients gathered aboard three separate vessels to celebrate the company’s 25th anniversary for a luncheon cruise out of coal harbour in Vancouver on Apr. 1.  Adventures Abroad was started in Vancouver in 1987 by owner and managing director Chris Boycott. The company has made its mark in the industry by taking the road less travelled- tour leaders... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
SKAL VANCOUVER HOLDS 2012 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Ivano Corazza to serve 2nd term as president
Beth Walters, Ivano Corazza and Lydia Miller
Beth Walters, Ivano Corazza and Lydia Miller
The 2012 Annual General Meeting of Skål International Vancouver was held at a luncheon at Don Francesco Ristorante on Mar. 14, and the organization’s 2012 board of directors was announced. Ivano... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
SECOND AIR CANADA UNION FILES COURT CHALLENGE
Mechanics, electricians and ramp crews union to take government to court over bill C-33
The Canadian Press
!!SECOND AIR CANADA UNION FILES COURT CHALLENGE
The union representing Air Canada's mechanics, electricians and ramp crews says it has launched a constitutional challenge to the government's back-to-work legislation used to prevent a strike at the country's biggest airline. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers said Monday the union will take the government to court over the... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
NORWEGIAN EXTENDS WAVE SEASON PROMOTION
Extended offer includes upgrades, reduced deposits and up to $400 in on-board savings
!!NORWEGIAN  EXTENDS WAVE SEASON PROMOTION
Norwegian Cruise Line is extending its “Norwegians Take it to the Next Level” promotional event through Sunday, Apr. 15. All new cruise reservations on all ships booked by Apr. 15, will receive a free upgrade within the same stateroom category, along with e-coupons providing on-board savings worth $400 on sailings prior... [Full text and pictures]
 
 

 
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