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May 28, 2012
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SIR RICHARD VISITS YVR TO MARK LAUNCH OF LONDON ROUTE
Service beginning May 24 to airline’s only Canadian destination celebrated with media blitz
Amanda Stutt
Virgin Atlantic flight attendant and Sir Richard Branson
Virgin Atlantic celebrates new YVR-London route with Sir Richard Branson in Vancouver
Virgin Atlantic Airways and Vancouver International Airport co-hosted a press conference with Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson at YVR on May 24 to celebrate the launch of the airline’s new service... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
EVA AIR TEAMS UP WITH SHANGHAI MUNICIPAL TOURISM
EVA, SMTA host agent event in Vancouver
Mei-Hong Cheng and Clark Yeh
Mei-Hong Cheng and Clark Yeh
EVA Air and the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration (SMTA) are teaming up for the third consecutive year to make travel to Taiwan and the Yangtze River Delta Region more accessible and appealing. EVA and SMTA hosted an informational tour for travel industry professionals in Vancouver on May 16. The airline offers 45 trans-Pacific flights and operates 105 onward from Taiwan to 29 gateways... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
 
 
BARCELO HOTELS APPOINTS SALES MANAGER, WESTERN CANADA
Jodine Clement takes charge in B.C, Alberta & Saskatchewan
Jodine Clement
Jodine Clement
Barcelo Hotels and Resorts announced the addition of Jodine Clement as the company’s new sales manager for Western Canada. Clement will take charge of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Clement brings to the company well-rounded and respected sales experience in the west and will be a welcome addition to Barcelo’s sales team in Canada. Sales team members for the Eastern regions include Diana Winters for Manitoba and Ontario, Hernan Artigas, inside sales, Toronto and Judy Markara, Quebec and the Maritimes... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
CHINA SOUTHERN INCREASES GUANGZHOU-VANCOUVER ROUTE
Starting June 23, flights increased to five times weekly
!!CHINA SOUTHERN INCREASES GUANGZHOU-VANCOUVER ROUTE TO FIVE TIMES A WEEK
China Southern Airlines will increase flights of Guangzhou - Vancouver route from three times a week to five times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays, beginning... [Full text and pictures]
 
 
AVALON WATERWAYS OFFERS AGENTS’ RATES ON EUROPE RIVER CRUISES
Discounts of up to 70 per cent for agents and companions
!!AVALON WATERWAYS OFFERS AGENTS’ RATES ON EUROPE RIVER CRUISES
Avalon Waterways in Canada has announced a series of agent specials on European river cruises this year. Discounts range from 60 to 70 per cent off for agents plus one travelling companion on a host of departures from June through October, on itineraries ranging from the four-day Taste of the Danube to the 13-day Blue Danube to the Black Sea. The agents’ rates exclude airfare, port taxes and gratuities, and apply to all categories of accommodation... [Full text and pictures]
 
 

 

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