Diverse Mexico City's Offers Visitors New Adventures
Mirta Rodriguez Arechiga says those who will be visiting her hometown of Mexico City are certain to find traffic congestion – along with wonderful museums, great nightlife, upscale hotels and a thriving cultural scene, reports Ian Stalker in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier.
The... more ›
Trump Budget Targets Brand USA For Elimination
Unbelievable is probably the only printable version of what many in the US tourism industry are actually saying as the news that Donald Trump's new budget proposes the elimination of Brand USA.
In a statement following the release of the federal budget document, U.S. Travel Association... more ›
GBTA Projects US To Lose $1.3 Billion In Travel-Related Expenditures In 2017
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is projecting that the United States will lose $1.3 billion in overall travel-related expenditures, including hotels, food, rental cars and shopping expenses that inbound travellers would have spent.
That figure includes $250 million lost in... more ›
Canada Celebrates 150th With A New Tourism Vision
Given the historic anniversary significance of 2017 for Canada, any number of Canadian cities would have been appropriate venues for hosting the country’s principle tourism marketplace, reports western editor, Ted Davis in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press.
But it was... more ›
Germany Celebrates Tourism As A Positive Force
Amid ongoing challenges affecting tourism to Europe, Germany posted record results for the seventh straight year with 80.8 million registered international overnights in 2016 -- up 1.1 million from the previous year, reports Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel... more ›
Thailand Poised To Open Office In Canada
The Tourism Authority of Thailand is preparing to open a downtown Toronto office to serve all of Canada, a move that would see it bucking a trend in recent years of having tourist boards close physical office space and have staff work from home in the age of the Internet.
Kayla Shubert, who... more ›
On The Road At The Germany Travel Mart
The 43rd annual Germany Travel Mart officially kicked-off last night (May 7) with an opening ceremony highlighting Nuremberg, Bavaria and destination Germany at the Nuremberg Opera House, reports Press Today's assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein who's attending this year's GTM.
More than 500... more ›
Transat Donates $500,000 to Montreal's IRCM
Transat A.T. Inc. and the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal (IRCM) / Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) have unveiled details of the Transat Breast Cancer Research Chair, to be affiliated with the laboratory led by Dr. Jean-Franτois Cote, an IRCM researcher and Universite de... more ›
The Dominican Republic, which saw over 768,486 visitors from Canada in 2016, is reporting a 4.6% increase in Canadian arrivals during January and February compared to the same period in 2016.
Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García said on average 5,000 hotel rooms have been added annually... more ›
Looking Forward To A Bright Future
In this week's special issue of Travel Courier, we turn the spotlight on some of the young people who will begin their careers in the travel and tourism business.
Each of these star students has big dreams – they want to own their own agency; live abroad and guide young people across Europe;... more ›