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Aeroplan Members Can Soon Earn Miles At Amazon.ca

MONTREAL, March 19, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Aeroplan, Canada’s premier coalition loyalty program today announced that its 5 million active members can soon earn Aeroplan Miles on most of their purchases on Amazon.ca, helping them reach their travel plans even faster when they shop online. Starting April 24, 2018, Aeroplan Members who visit Amazon.ca through Aeroplan.com, will be able to earn at least 1 Aeroplan Mile for every $1 dollar spent. “With an ever-increasing amount of shopping being done online, we’re thrilled that our members will now be able to earn Aeroplan Miles on Amazon.ca, allowing them to get closer to their travel plans,” said Vince Timpano, President, Coalitions, Aimia Inc. “Our members have big travel plans, so making every single purchase work hard for them – even as they change where they shop – is critical to our continued evolution as the trusted companion for savvy travelling Canadians.” Aeroplan status members will earn even more miles when shopping at Amazon.ca. Members with silver and black status will earn up to 2x the miles while …

Need Travel Inspiration? Don’t Miss Canada’s Ultimate Adventure Event!

The Outdoor Adventure Show makes its first cross-Canada stop in Toronto in just a couple of weeks – February 23-25, 2018 – at the International Centre (additional stops on the calendar are March 3-4, 2018 in Vancouver, BC, and March 24-25, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta, April 7-8, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec). The Outdoor Adventure Show is Canada’s largest showcase of outdoor gear and adventure travel experiences. This year there will be over 320 exhibitors offering

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WestJet Announces New International Flights

WestJet has announced a major expansion for 2018, by adding two new flights to London and Paris – the first time the airline has flown to mainland Europe.  London and Paris Daily direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport and London Gatwick Airport will begin Apr. 29 Daily direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport begins May 3 The transatlantic service will be operated on WestJet’s Boeing 737-8 MAX and offer introductory fares at $199 one way

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Barbados Left Unaffected By Hurricanes, But Confusion Is Impacting Its Tourism

Barbados has not been hit by a hurricane since 1955 and has not been affected by either of the recent mega-storms, Irma and Maria but it is still suffering from their impact. According to Petra Roach, director, USA for the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., confusion with the island of Barbuda, and general lack of knowledge about Caribbean geography, has had an impact on its tourism outlook. “We are totally empathetic with the victims of these storms and are very proud to be part of the Caribbean region,” Roach told TMR, “but travel agents should recognize that we are not in the hurricane belt.”

Race To The Bottom – Canada’s WestJet Launches Ultra-Discount Airline Swoop

Formerly low-cost carrier WestJet, is set to launch an All-New “ultra-low-cost airline” called Swoop in June of 2018. “The name Swoop denotes exactly what we plan to do,” said Bob Cummings WestJet executive vice-president, strategy and the executive member responsible for the launch of Swoop. “It’s a powerful verb that demonstrates we plan to swoop in to the Canadian market with a new business model that will provide lower fares and greater opportunity for more Canadians to travel.”

Canadians Save Up To 40 Per Cent Off in the Cayman Islands With ‘Fall Only In Cayman’

TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – This fall, the Cayman Islands is offering Canadians a sequel to summer with their annual FALL ONLY IN CAYMAN promotion. Trade out those sweaters for swimsuits with incredible savings of up to 40 per cent off accommodations, watersports, dining and more when you book a vacation by October 31, 2017 and travel between September 5 and December 15, 2017.