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Monthly Archives: August 2020

Leave A Smaller Footprint

How Travellers Can Ensure They Don’t Negatively Impact Destinations

Leave A Smaller Footprint For Malia Asfour, it’s important that travellers have a local mindset when travelling. The Director of the Jordan Tourism Board, North America, suggests visitors find out more about where they will be staying and consider factors like: is the food sourced locally? Is the electricity solar? Do... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

ACV Launches COVID-19 Coverage, Assistance Plan

ACV Launches COVID-19 Coverage, Assistance Plan Air Canada Vacations is now offering a COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan, administered by Allianz Global Assistance. The new plan will be offered at no additional cost to customers booking with Air Canada Vacations and it’s designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine expenses if... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Insurance, News, Tour Operators

U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Calls For Preflight Testing

U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Calls For Preflight Testing The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Albert Bryan Jr. believes that pre-departure testing at mainland U.S. airports as well as increased adherence to public health protocols would bolster the efficacy of efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) both locally and... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Hard Rock Resorts Offering An ‘Office With A View”

Hard Rock Resorts Offering An ‘Office With A View” AIC Hotel Group has launched a new Office With A View program, available at its Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta and Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos. For those looking to set up a remote office or classroom,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts

Meliá In Cuba Promoting New Services

Meliá In Cuba Promoting New Services Meliá Hotels International Cuba is working on new strategies to introduce original and attractive services, in order to cater for new needs of important segments on the travel market. One of these emerging areas, the company notes, is Remote Work, which has already modified employment... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts

Canada Extends International Travel Ban To Sept. 30

Canada Extends International Travel Ban To Sept. 30 The Canadian government is extending the ban on international travel to Canada by another month. The announcement came this afternoon from Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and MP for Scarborough Southwest. Blair made the announcement of the extension on... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Solo Social Distancing With Riviera River Cruises

Solo Social Distancing With Riviera River Cruises Riviera River Cruises’ dedicated departures for solo travellers offer the opportunity to social distance while sailing Europe’s waterways, without paying a single supplement. Space for passengers to spread out is in abundance on Riviera’s solo departures, with capacity reduced and... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise

A Guide To Recovery From Travelport

A Guide To Recovery From Travelport A new study is reporting that the majority of travellers are now ready to consider booking domestic and international trips, but only if airlines, airports, hotels and car rental companies collectively implement ten different safety measures throughout their journey, including fully flexible or... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Technology, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

WestJet Implements Zero Tolerance Mask Policy

WestJet Implements Zero Tolerance Mask Policy The WestJet Group has released multiple safety updates, including the potential for denied travel and a one-year WestJet Group travel ban for those who fail to comply with the airlines' mask regulation. It also announced the mandatory input of all guests' contact information at online and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News

More Tours Suspended By G Adventures

More Tours Suspended By G Adventures G Adventures says it has taken the unfortunate, but necessary, decision to further suspend tours departing up to and including October 31, 2020, as well as the November and December, 2020 departures of its G Expedition ship due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. This is with the exception... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators
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