Advocacy & Press

ACITA was formed in June of 2020 after over 12’000 Canadian Independent Travel Advisors were left with no representation during the biggest travel industry disruption of all time.  The following links contain the advocacy showcased by the travel press since June of 2020.

ACITA outlines new key objectives amid travel’s recovery

November 9, 2022 - Travel Week

ACITA'S Co Founder Announces she is stepping down

July 04, 2022 - Travel Week

"We are not competitors, we are one community!" ACITA celebrates the wins at two-year anniversary

June 29th, 2022 - PAX News


ACITA Turns 2; Virtual Celebration Being Held Today

June 28th, 2022 - Travel Pulse

ACITA celebrating 2nd anniversary with #WeAreNotDoneYet online event

June 26th, 2022 - Travel Week

Celebrating ACITA turning 2

June 26th, 2022 - PAX News

Mention in Air Canada/Air Canada Vacations Article

June 16th, 2022 - Travel Week

Slater & Wilson win Patrick Luciani Legacy Award; TravelOnly advisors honoured at TADA

June 13th, 2022 - PAX News

Slater Wilson Patrick Luciani Legacy Award

ACITA Calls for Changes to Industry in Meeting with Transport Minister's Office

May 31th, 2022 - Travel Pulse

ACITA Offers up a checklist to the federal government, to help ease the airport chaos

May 30th, 2022 - Travel Week

ACITA Briefs Transport On Concerns

May 30th, 2022 - Travel Press

ACITA meets with Alghabra’s office, requests measures to improve travel, help ITAs

May 27th, 2022 - PAX News

Retail travel sector still dealing with what Freeland calls COVID’s “shattering economic blow”

April 8th, 2022 - Travel Week

“We are angry”: ACITA blasts Boissonnault for “driving the lifeboat away as we drown”

April 8th, 2022 - PAX News

No Relief In Federal Budget For A Travel Industry “Far From Recovery”

April 8th, 2022 - Travel Pulse

ACITA Launches Petition Asking Canada to Remove PCR Testing for Re-Entry

February 9th, 2022 - Travel Pulse

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD: Petition urges end to pre-arrival testing

February 8th, 2022 - Travel Industry Today

Sign ACITA’s e-Petition to eliminate pre-arrival testing for travellers

February 9th, 2022 - Travel Week

ACITA Petition Wants In-Destination Testing Dropped

February 9th, 2022 - Travel Press

ACITA working on a new e-petition calling for elimination of pre-arrival PCR testing

February 3rd, 2022 - Travel Week

“We have a plan”: ACITA moves forward with new logo and mission statement

February 2nd, 2022 - PAX News

Independent travel advisors are eligible for federal Lockdown Benefit, ACITA confirms

January 14th, 2022 - PAX News

TravelPulse Canada In Depth: A Frank Discussion With Agents on Mental Health

January 12th, 2022 - Travel Pulse

With All The Worry and Confusion Surrounding Omicron, The Travel Industry Needs Help

January 11th, 2022 - On Point 640

ACTA submits proposal to help independent agents; clarity sought on lockdown benefit

January 6th, 2022 - PAX News

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