We are heading into the last waning days of summer:
last minute vacation plans are being made, whether they are to the cottage with the kids or for a personal getaway before the crunch of September and all things back to school and work enthuses. What are your plans for the final days of summer? Continue your planning with the latest travel news! See you in September.
Air Canada, TD, CIBC, Visa and Aimia Reach Agreement in Principle for Acquisition of Aeroplan Loyalty Business
(collectively, “the Consortium”) and Aimia Inc. (“Aimia”) announced today that they have entered into an agreement in principle for the acquisition of Aimia’s Aeroplan loyalty business. “We are pleased to see that an agreement in principle has been reached as Aeroplan members can continue to earn and redeem with confidence. This transaction, if completed, should produce the best outcome for all stakeholders, including Aeroplan Members, as it would allow for a smooth transition to Air Canada’s new loyalty program launching in 2020, safeguarding their miles and providing convenience and value for millions of Canadians,” said Calin Rovinescu, President and CEO of Air Canada, on behalf of the consortium.
Miniature Horses Are Allowed on Board Southwest Airlines, per New Policy
Yes, really Ever since the great emotional support peacock debacle of January 2018 (and a few other much less amusing incidents), airlines have been updating their service animal policies to specify exactly what kind of animals are and aren’t allowed on board as emotional support and service animals. But here’s one that might surprise you.
AmaWaterways And Backroads Offer Expanded Programming in 2019 and Beyond
AmaWaterways and Backroads—who, together, are leaders in the active river cruise travel segment—today announced an exciting lineup of more than 120 Danube, Douro, Rhine and Seine departures in 2019 and 2020, including nine full-ship charters and select sailings on board AmaWaterways’ innovative new ship, AmaMagna.