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Stay Tuned For Updates On Hurricane Maria, Mexico Earthquake

Updated: Watch This Space Good News From The DR Hurricane Maria has moved away from the Dominican Republic, without having had a direct impact on the country’s tourism industry. Julio Almonte, vice minister of tourism of the Dominican Republic’s Northern Zone, said: “In the north, the situation is under... more ›
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Play Ball!

Beane Applies Moneyball Methods To Hawaii Tourism

Play Ball! The message was a bit murky beneath all the sports terminology and entertaining anecdotes, but baseball icon Billy Beane nonetheless had a lesson for tourism stake holders during his keynote address at a conference in Hawai'i this week. It was all about numbers and statistics – the key to... more ›
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Join Us For The Industry’s ‘Event of the Year’

Agents' Choice Awards Brought To Life At Gala '18

Join Us For The Industry’s ‘Event of the Year’ Baxter Travel Media, in partnership with Granite Productions, will host the first annual Agents' Choice Awards Gala on June 14, 2018 in Toronto, an event which promises to be the travel industry's “event of the year.” The gala event will bring to life the annual Agents' Choice Awards... more ›
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Preventing Overtourism

Switzerland Focuses On Individual Travellers And Experiences

Preventing Overtourism Although Switzerland is in the middle of a period of steady growth in tourism from overseas markets – including Canada – the European country is consciously not appealing to the masses, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. “In... more ›
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France Takes Centre Stage At TIFF

France Takes Centre Stage At TIFF It was a festive scene on the Toronto International Film Festival's (TIFF) Festival Street (located on King St. West between University Avenue and Peter Street) as Air France,the France Tourism Development Agency and the Consul General of France in Toronto welcomed travel trade types to the... more ›
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Natural Disasters: A Reminder From TICO

Natural Disasters: A Reminder From TICO The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is reminding all registrants of their responsibilities under the Regulation pursuant to the Travel Industry Act, 2002 in relation to the change or cancellation of travel services (transportation and accommodation) as to relates to damage sustained to... more ›
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Everyone Is In Our Thoughts

CHTA Says It Stands With Its Brothers And Sisters At This Time

Everyone Is In Our Thoughts The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has expressed sympathy for the loss of life and hardship following the passage of Hurricane Irma and has urged Caribbean residents and visitors in the projected path of the storm to take continued precautions as it makes its way through parts... more ›
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Visit Florida Ready To Take Back Canada

Visit Florida Ready To Take Back Canada Visit Florida was “asleep at the wheel” while Canadian visitation submarined over 15 consecutive quarters but a “major initiative” is in the works to kick-start a rebound after “taking the market for granted,” reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of... more ›
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Ireland Expands Its Tourism Horizons

Ireland Expands Its Tourism Horizons Coinciding with the solar eclipse, Ireland’s newly appointed Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar met with key travel and tourism officials in Toronto as part of a three-day visit to Canada at the invitation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in... more ›
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All About Association

CHTA Joins Forces With Worldwide Travel Associations

All About Association The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is partnering with travel associations around the world to strengthen the tourism sector in the region. President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Karolin Troubetzkoy disclosed that under the stewardship of the World... more ›
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