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Where do private jets fit in the aviation landscape?

How Toronto’s Jettly is offering a different travel experience than big competitors through private premium flights.

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WestJet launches a travel chatbot

Juliet gives passengers destination inspiration, flight information and the ability to book flights in a conversational interface.

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DonAir offers flights that are too good to be true

Halifax’s King of Donair worked with Wunder on a phony airline to alert Albertans to its two new locations.

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Ontario Racing gets closer to the action with VR

The OLG creates an immersive experience to further its recent marketing approach.

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Air Canada to acquire Aeroplan from Aimia

The airline reaches an agreement to acquire the loyalty program after nearly doubling its first bid.

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Hotels.com promotes wedding services with ‘Chaplain Obvious’

The brand’s long-running spokesperson gets ordained for its latest Twitter stunt.

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Tech in Action: AI turns photos into music

Royal Caribbean allows travelers to turn their vacation pics into a unique, custom soundtrack.

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Tourisme Montreal lets its balls hang out

The city celebrates an iconic art installation to get visitors to come to the city during Pride.

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AccorHotels drives travel recommendations with biometrics

The company is promoting its loyalty program with a platform that measures reactions to dozens of images.

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Hotels.com tries to rename the August long weekend

In a campaign stunt on Twitter, the travel site sourced ideas for a consistent name to be used across Canada.

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Aimia rejects Air Canada bid, partners with Porter

The company’s Aeroplan program will make the Toronto-based airline a preferred partner in 2020.

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Air Canada reveals proposal to acquire Aeroplan

A hostile bid from the airline (along with TD, CIBC and Visa) would set the stage for a new loyalty program.

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Tech in Action: A virtual preview of your next flight

Emirates uses VR to show travelers the kind of experience they can expect on their next flight.

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Porter joins competitor airlines with new entry-level fare

The company’s new offering falls within a North American-wide trend that’s several years in the making, says CMO Kevin Jackson.

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Travel Alberta names new agencies

C&B Advertising, Initiative, Isobar and Cardinal Path will help the organization turn the province into a “destination brand.”