Response to Cruise Ships Stranded at Sea Tests Our Deepest Human Values
In a powerful, and personal, message, Holland America Line president, Orlando Ashford asks the question that we should all be asking ourselves today: “During a time when we’re afraid to go out, fearful of others as possible COVID-19 carriers, how do we ensure we continue acting in ways... more ›
Holland America, MSC, Rocky Mountaineer, Cunard, Carnival extend their service pause; a "Hapi" message from the Solomon Islands; a new video from the U.S. Virgin Islands; SAA; Shep; and more.
Holland America Extends Pause
Holland America is advising that due to the continued port... more ›
Air Canada took further action to respond to “the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 upon its business,” reducing its 2020 second quarter capacity by 85% to 90% (compared to its 2019 Q2 capacity) and placing 15,200 members of its unionized workforce on Off Duty Status and furloughing about... more ›
Red Label Announces Layoffs
Red Label Vacations Inc., the parent company of TravelBrands, redtag.ca, itravel200 and The Travel Experts, has announced that it is temporarily laying off multiple employees. The limited time layoff is to take place effective immediately.
Frank Demarinis, CEO of RLV, said: “COVID-19 has... more ›
While ACTA says that government measures announced to help small businesses deal with the economic impact of the pandemic are in line with the feedback the association has been giving the government, more needs to be done.
ACTA president, Wendy Paradis said: “The new measures announced... more ›
The Vancouver Airport Authority has shared a plan for Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to achieve four new sustainability targets.
Among the targets outlined in the 2020 – 2024 Environmental Management Plan (EMP) is a commitment to become carbon neutral in 2020 and achieve net-zero... more ›
Transat Responds, Confident In Benefits Of The Transaction
The Competition Bureau released its report late last week detailing its concerns over Air Canada’s proposed acquisition of Transat.
In that report, the Bureau concludes that “Air Canada's proposed acquisition of Transat is likely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of... more ›
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Ethiopian Airlines Updates Canada Flights
Ethiopian Airlines Canada reports that direct flights for April have been reduced.
Flights are departing from Toronto Pearson International Airport on the following dates: April 2, 4, 7, 11, 18 and 21; Flights are departing from Addis Ababa Bole... more ›
CLIA is postponing the 2020 edition of Cruise360 which was scheduled to take place in Vancouver from May 12-18.
In a statement announcing the decision, the association said, “We take our responsibility for the health and safety of our attendees and sponsors very seriously. With that in... more ›