The humanitarian, filmmaker, adventurer, environmentalist and TreadRight’s ‘Planet’ Ambassador talks to Travel Courier about the value of travel agents, not having a bucket list, coping during the pandemic and carrying on her family’s legacy of conservation and sustainability... more ›
This week, it’s time to celebrate Canadian tourism.
Tourism Week 2020 is now underway. It began yesterday (May 24) and continues to May 31 and offers the industry an opportunity to come together and remind people the kind of contribution tourism makes to the lives of each and every one of... more ›
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. that it – and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries -- filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware late last week.
In a statement, Hertz said that the impact of COVID-19 on... more ›
In its Travel Outlook for the summer of 2020, the Conference Board of Canada reports that summer travel intentions have fallen to the lowest level ever amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic
The Conference Board notes that as expected, the proportion of surveyed Canadians planning to take a... more ›
As the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 crisis continues to place severe financial strain on all registrants, TICO has extended its original 90-day fee deferral on all fees effective immediately. (See Chart)
In a bulletin to all registrants, TICO also reminds that Renewal applications and... more ›
Amir Halevi Continues As Director General
The Israel Ministry of Tourism recently held a Ministerial exchange ceremony between the outgoing Minister, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin, and incoming Tourism Minister MK Asaf Zamir.
Before taking on his new position, Zamir was Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo from 2013 to 2018, the youngest... more ›
The Riu Plaza Berlin in Germany and the Riu Plaza Guadalajara in Mexico will open today (May 25) and be the first two hotels in the chain to reopen after the total closure of all its establishments in March due to the crisis caused by the coronavirus.
The two hotels will become the first to... more ›
Intrepid's Leigh Barnes Reflects On What's To Come
While the pandemic has been devastating in so many ways, Leigh Barnes, Chief Customer Officer at Intrepid Travel said it has also provided the tourism industry with the opportunity to reflect on things that could be done better – for travellers, suppliers, local communities, and the... more ›
Air Canada is revving up its engines and is set for take-off, offering close to 100 destinations in Canada, the U.S. and around the world in an abridged summer schedule.
And to ensure customers can book with confidence, the airline has implemented the Air Canada CleanCare+ biosecurity... more ›
Universal Parks & Resorts has unveiled details of its plans to begin a phased reopening of Universal Orlando Resort beginning June 5. The reopening will be carefully managed and include a wide range of new and enhanced best-practice health, safety and hygiene procedures based on guidelines... more ›