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Founded in 1998, the Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA) is the national organization representing travel insurers, brokers, underwriters, re-insurers, emergency assistance companies, air ambulance companies and allied services in the travel insurance field. Read more...

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Canada Re-issues Global Travel Advisory
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 10:54 AM, December 15, 2021
The government is advising Canadians to avoid non-essential travel outside the country, insisting that this is not the time for travel due to rising cases and the contagious nature of the Omicron variant....
PRESS RELEASE: TuGo Launches COVID-19 Travel Insurance for Canadians
by Melissa Kaerne Manning, TuGo
posted on 10:37 AM, December 1, 2021
TuGo, one of Canada’s top travel insurance providers, has launched COVID-19 Insurance for Canadians planning to fly abroad during the pandemic. TuGo’s newest insurance product covers COVID-19 emergency...
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Flying South For The Winter? Here’s What Restrictions Await In Popular Winter Travel Destinations For Canadians
by Emerald Bensadoun, The Globe and Mail
posted on 8:05 AM, January 17, 2022
This article provides quick overviews of what to expect if you're travelling to the popular winter travel destinations of Florida, California, Arizona, Hawaii, Mexico, Cuba, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic or The Bahamas.
Air Canada Vacations temporarily suspends service to 14 sun destinations for Jan. 24 – April 30, 2022
by Travelweek Group
posted on 10:56 AM, January 5, 2022
Air Canada Vacations has temporarily stopped service to Antigua, Aruba, Samaná, Curaçao, Exuma, Grenada, Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo, Bermuda, Grand Cayman, Havana, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Martin/Sint Maarten, and Saint Kitts and Nevis due to the Omicron variant's impact on travel activity.
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