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July 30, 2021: The Government of Canada announces CEWS and CERA extensions with increased benefit amounts. The CRB is also extended until October 23. For more info: https://bit.ly/3feP9zM

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WEBINAR: Palm Springs, California. Like no place else.

August 11, 2021, 1:00 PM EDT

Join us to learn more about how to sell this destination which is famed for its beautiful weather and "laid back" lifestyle. Greater Palm Springs is Southern California's leader in getaways for relaxation, adventure, entertainment, and a thriving culinary and cultural environment. Easily accessible from Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas, Greater Palm Springs has nine distinct cities. 

Register here.

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Boom and Bust | Innovation: Travel Post-Covid
This time on Boom and Bust: How has the travel industry fared through covid and what does the reopening plan look like? Tony talks to two industry leaders, Wendy Paradis, President of the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies and Mark Williams, President of Sunwing Airlines.

Watch video here.

 

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Significant lobbying will need to continue in the coming months while we work through the COVID-19 crisis to ensure Travel Agencies, their employees, and independent contractors are a priority.

Click here for OPERATION SURVIVAL – ACTA's Advocacy Campaign

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Survey reveals 58.7% of Canadians in favour of continued aid for travel businesses 
ACTA recent survey of Canadians conducted by Mainstreet Research on behalf of travel industry clients reveals that 58.7% of voters support continued wage, rent and other subsidies for travel agent businesses. 

The survey examined the impacts of COVID-19 on travel plans and what voters want to ensure the security of Canada’s travel sector.  

ACTA was pleased to see that voters of all political stripes and demographics support continued federal support to travel-related sectors, helping ensure a stable and competitive industry for the upcoming recovery.

Read full advisory here.

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Thank you to ACTA's Corporate Partners
for all of their support!

ACTA’s mission is to foster the success and prosperity of our travel agency members. Our most supportive partners, ACTA Corporate Partners, invest their time and resources in order to support ACTA’s vision of a healthy and vibrant retail travel industry where the Travel Agent is recognized as an expert resource. Proud Partners understand that Travel Agents are essential to their success.