Author Archives: Kendel Doyle

2012 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award Winners: Everyday Life Sector

Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2012 Top Service Providers in the everyday life sector for the greater Ottawa area. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year’s winners; your dedication to superior service has … Continue reading

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Vintage – Handa Travel Launches – The Glebe Report 1976

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Global Net Fares/Taj Offers Agents $20 to Try Booking Engine

Global Net Fares/Taj Tours have launched their own booking engine at and are offering new registering agents $20 just to try it. “After having been a member of other websites for years, we never felt they served our needs … Continue reading

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CTV News Channel: Inder Handa, Travel Agent

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Stranded Travellers Wait For Flights to Resume

Troop deployment to Afghanistan delayed after volcanic eruption in Iceland Canadians stranded overseas waited anxiously Friday for flights to resume after a volcanic eruption in Iceland disrupted air travel between Europe and North America. Most flights in and out of … Continue reading

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Where Did That Deal Go?

A recent CTV article highlighted examples of an odd phenomenon in online travel shopping: prices for packaged sun vacations jumping considerably when you click to actually book the trip. How is that possible? No other online product abruptly changes prices … Continue reading

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Go Travel South Agency Grounded

Travellers have been left scrambling by the sudden shutdown of the popular Go Travel South travel agency. In a tersely worded statement posted to its website Wednesday night, the agency cited “economic circumstances” for the decision to cease operations and … Continue reading

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Travellers Plan to Avoid Mexico, Poll Finds

Mexico as a vacation destination has suffered in the eyes of Canadians because of recent unsolved crimes that many blame on incompetent police and a corrupt legal system, a new poll reveals. The Ipsos-Reid survey, conducted for CanWest News Service … Continue reading

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The Marketplace: Internet Levels Playing Field Among Rival Tour Operators

The Internet has shaken up the travel industry more than most and will help more Canadians than ever before take a sunshine vacation at bargain prices this winter. It’s now possible to spend a week in the Caribbean sun – … Continue reading

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