Flight Centre Celebrates 20 years in Canada

Kicks off anniversary year with $10K contest & '20 deals in 20 days' campaign

VANCOUVER, June 8, 2015 /CNW/ - In May 1995, Flight Centre opened its first store in Canada with an aggressive growth strategy and a goal of being one of the largest travel retailers in the country. 20 years later, Flight Centre operates 9 retail, corporate and wholesale brands with 190 locations spanning 7 Provinces and a national staff of over 1700 team members. To kick off the company's 20th anniversary year, Flight Centre is launching a $10,000 dream trip contest and unveiling '20 trips in 20 days' campaign to say thank you to its clients.

"Flight Centre's 20th anniversary in Canada is a tremendous milestone for the company." said National Marketing Manager Carre Le Page. "Over the past two decades we have maintained our strength and growth throughout immeasurable change within the travel industry by delivering amazing travel experiences to our customers. We are incredibly grateful to our clients for their support and we look forward to giving back through a variety of initiatives this year."

On June 11th Flight Centre is launching a "Where would you go with $10,000" online contest in which one lucky person will win $10,000 to spend on a dream trip of their choice. To enter, Canadians are invited to go to http://www.flightcentre.ca/contest (deadline for entry is July 17, 2015). Flight Centre is also unveiling its "20 Days of Deals Sale" where one exclusive deal will be revealed each day for booking before June 30th but for travel at any time. (http://www.flightcentre.ca/anniversary-sale ).

About Flight Centre (www.flightcentre.ca)

  1. Flight Centre is a leading retailer of travel products and services for the leisure and corporate markets.
  2. Flight Centre's presence in Canada includes more than 220 shops and businesses and over 1,700 staff across the country.
  3. Flight Centre's other brands include: Corporate Traveller, FCm Travel Solutions, Cruiseabout, Stage & Screen Travel Services, FC Associates, discountcruises.ca, GOGO Vacations and Employment Office.

SOURCE Flight Centre Canada

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For further information: Media Inquiries: Allison Wallace, Media & Communications, Flight Centre Canada, 604 202 0872

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