Flight Centre Business Travel

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Dear Bourse Member,

As a Diamond Bourse of Canada member we now bring you the benefit of services from Flight Centre Business Travel, which provide great value on flights, hotels and car services.  Please find the relevant forms attached for your use at the bottom of this message. 

The DBC Business Development Manager is Richard Pummell, feel free to call or email him to discuss any questions you may have, his contact information is provided at the end of this email.

Here are the services that are most beneficial to you:  

  • Dedicating a Business Travel Consultant and backup team for your business; this consultant will assist with all travel needs (e.g. air, hotels, car rental, meeting and conference coordination, town car service, etc.)
  • Prompt service, replying within 15 minutes to acknowledge receipt of your travel request and travel options provided to you within 2 business hours.
  • Local, personalized service including 24 hour “on-call” emergency service:  From anywhere in the world this allows us to make changes and issue tickets at any time there should be a last minute, or emergency requirement
  • Personalized traveller profile forms for all travellers: This will allow Flight Centre to fully understand needs, preferences, loyalty programs etc. to turnaround your travel booking experience with less hassle and less time
  • Clear, organized and concise reporting/invoicing:  Our reporting and invoicing can be sent directly to accounting or travellers to manage their expenses efficiently – this involves an invoice with each booking, as well as a monthly summary of all transactions (Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly etc.). We can also further breakdown reporting to type of expense (e.g. flight vs. hotel vs. car), supplier specific, traveller specific, etc.
  • Receiving multiple options: (minimum of 3 unless otherwise requested) on all travel requests (e.g. lowest fare, most direct, best value, etc)
  • Access to our Negotiated Rates: We will strive to find all opportunities to reduce costs by using our contracted rates where possible
  • Travel Reviews: Flight Centre Business Travel offers consistent and regular evaluation of Travel Spend to see where savings, corporate rates can be negotiated
  • Flexibility included under a service fee of $35/booking – this is a flat fee regardless of add-ons (hotel, car rental, etc) or destination. We do not charge additional fees for using emergency phone, making changes to tickets, reporting, etc.

Here are the relevant forms for your use:

Traveler Profile Form Fillable (307 KB)

FCBT Credit Card Authorisation (1617 KB)

Richard Pummell
Business Development Manager 

Flight Centre Business Travel – Canada
Direct: 647 220 2037 

The Fine Jewellery Auction Industry



In anticipation of the upcoming Dupuis Fall Auction on November 24th, the GIA Ontario Alumni Association, in partnership with the Diamond Bourse of Canada, invites you to join guest presenter Duncan Parker for an evening dedicated to

 The Fine Jewellery Auction Industry

 This educational and networking opportunity will also allow non-Bourse members to discover the organization’s facility and daily operations, as well as exchange with key industry peers and colleagues

 on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013, from 7pm to 9pm

 at the Diamond Bourse facility located at:  27 Queen Street East, suite #701

 Member/Student Fee: $10 – Guest Fee: $15  (Cash payment at event)

 Due to high demand in past events and limited seating, RSVP is required: giaalumniontario@gmail.com 

 Join us as we learn how an auction works, how to recognize types and periods of jewels, as well as the role that gemmologists play in the auction process.  Duncan will also share key information about items that are generally of most note at an auction, as well as specific examples from the upcoming Dupuis Fall auction.

 About the presenter:

Duncan Parker is Vice President at Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. He is also President of The Canadian Gemmological Association, President of Jewellers Vigilance Canada, as well as former partner at Harold Weinstein Gemmological Laboratory, and long-time educator at the Canadian Gemmological Association, George Brown College, and Ryerson University’s Life Institute.

Please join us for a memorable evening!


ImageDDC President Reuven Kaufman has extended an invitation to all Diamond Bourse of Canada members for Israel week at the Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) during the week of November 11-14, 2013.

Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) President Reuven Kaufman announced that for the second edition of Israel Diamond Week (IDW), his Bourse will host more than 100 Israel diamond companies from the Israel Diamond Exchange.

DBC members must register with the Diamond Bourse of Canada to attend please call: 416-663-3262 or by email: info@diamondbourse.ca

For more information about the Diamond Dealers Club: http://www.nyddc.com/

Welcome to the Diamond Bourse of Canada

We create, invigorate and enhance all diamond trading activities in Canada, by offering efficient services & innovative trading solutions to industry stakeholders.

‘The Bourse’ is an exclusive institution, whose history, traditions and facilities make it unique in Canada. Members subscribe to – and are bound by – a strict code of ethics and best business practice.

Although ‘The Bourse’ does not sell direct to the public we are a very important and integral part of the industry and we hope you find our site informative.