WestJet Introduces Every Day Low Pricing

CALGARY, Alberta.  June 17, 2010. WestJet today introduced new “everyday value fare” with an enhanced pricing structure which reduces the volatility that has been present in the airline industry by providing lower fares across the entire schedule, 330 days ahead of departure.  Guests can...
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Proof of Insurance Now Required for Cuba

The Cuban government recently announced that beginning on May 1 of 2010, visitors will be required to show proof of emergency travel medical insurance from their home country. Travellers will need to present an insurance policy, insurance certificate, or travelling assistance card valid for insurance...
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WestJet News Alert (April 1): Clapper Technology Introduced

April 1 News Alert: WestJet introduces Clapper technology on board its fleet.  Transmitter technology allows guests to control aircraft functions like lights and live television by clapping. WestJet today announced the introduction of Clapper technology on board its aircraft. This new feature will...
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Biometric passport promise revived

As part of the 2010 Throne Speech, the Conservative Government has promised to continue with plans to develop and implement biomentric passports by 2011.  Read more in this Toronto Star Article.  Passports may also be valid for 10 years instead of 5.  It sounds like they still have a lot to figure...
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Kid Stuff: Child Controls Air Traffic at JFK

04 MAR 2010:  Dad got more than a detention for this one. The Federal Aviation Administration suspended an air traffic controller and a supervisor after they permitted the controller’s elementary-school-aged child to direct air traffic at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport....
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Passport Needed for Mexico as of March 1 2010

A reminder from Mexico for all Canadians planning to travel to Mexico – March 1, brings new entry requirements into Mexico.  Most notably  CANADIAN CITIZENS will be required to present a valid passport. This change will align Mexico to all the security measures established by the ICAO International...
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Disney’s new cruise ship is a DREAM!

Disney Cruise Line’s much anticipated third ship will soon be open for booking!  Disney is already the premier cruise line for families, and the Disney Dream will only cement that reputation further. Just a few of the amazing Family Innovations that we can look forward to when the Dream launches...
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Why Oberammergau is the place to be in 2010 (but you need to know about it now)

A play of life and death, promised in a moment of mortal threat – so began the history of the Oberammergau Passion Play in 1633.  In the middle of the Thirty Years War, after months of suffering and death from the plague, the Oberammergauers swore an oath that they would perform the “Play...
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Royal Caribbean Introduces Low Price Guarantee

When you book virtually any cruise you can get the price adjusted if it drops before final payment date (usually 70 days prior to sailing). With Royal Caribbean’s new Price Guarantee, even if the price drops after final payment date, they will honor that rate by applying an onboard credit to...
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