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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Get To Know Celine Cousteau

Get To Know Celine Cousteau 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 ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Women in travel

Celebrate Canadian Tourism This Week

Celebrate Canadian Tourism This Week 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, Tourism Organizations

Hertz Voluntarily Files For Chapter 11

Hertz Voluntarily Files For Chapter 11 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 ›
Posted in Car Rental, COVID-19, News

Conference Board Looks At Summer Travel Intentions

Conference Board Looks At Summer Travel Intentions 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

TICO Extends Fee Deferral

TICO Extends Fee Deferral 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Zamir Appointed Israel’s New Minister of Tourism 

Amir Halevi Continues As Director General

Zamir Appointed Israel’s New Minister of Tourism  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 ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Destinations, News

Two Riu Properties Ready To Open

Two Riu Properties Ready To Open 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts

Thinking About The Next Adventure

Intrepid's Leigh Barnes Reflects On What's To Come

Thinking About The Next Adventure 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Summer Time, And Air Canada Is Taking Off

Summer Time, And Air Canada Is Taking Off 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 ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Destinations, News

Phased Reopening For Universal Orlando Starts June 5

Phased Reopening For Universal Orlando Starts June 5 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 ›
Posted in Attractions, COVID-19, News
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