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Monthly Archives: August 2020

Uncertainty Is The Only Certainty

Restaurants Canada Releases 2020 Foodservice Facts Report

Uncertainty Is The Only Certainty What does the next normal look like for Canada’s restaurant industry? Well, the 2020 Foodservice Facts Report released by Restaurants Canada sheds some light on this question. Chris Elliott, senior economist at Restaurants Canada, observed: “The greatest challenge our industry will... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Saint Lucia Opening More Activities For Visitors

Saint Lucia Opening More Activities For Visitors Through its responsible opening plan, traveller pre-testing and on-island protocols, Saint Lucia has confirmed the lowest Covid-19 rates across the Caribbean region, with only 26 cases to date and no deaths (1.42 cases per 10k population). Its efforts have also resulted in the Centers for... more ›
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Hawaii Delays Start Of Pre-Testing Program

Hawaii Delays Start Of Pre-Testing Program Hawai‘i governor David Ige has issued a new statewide order delaying the start of the pre travel testing program to October 1st due to the spike in cases. Beginning October 1, individuals looking to avoid the 14-day quarantine are required to get a valid COVID-19 test within 72 hours... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Dominican Republic Unveils Tourism Recovery Plan

Dominican Republic Unveils Tourism Recovery Plan The Dominican Republic’s president, Luis Abinader Corona unveiled details of a set of initiatives to address the tourism industry’s challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure that the country is a safe travel destination. The Plan for the Responsible Recovery of Tourism in... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Proceed With Caution

Destinations Weigh In About How They're Handling Tourism In A COVID-19 World

Proceed With Caution COVID-19 continues to challenge the travel industry, as countries seek to find the balance between welcoming visitors back in a safe way and keeping instances of the virus low in their respective destinations. While economies rely heavily on tourism, many countries have shown that reopening... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Full Recovery For Domestic Air Travel In China

Full Recovery For Domestic Air Travel In China ForwardKeys is predicting that domestic air travel in China, which has been recovering progressively in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, will reach a full recovery by the start of September. In the second week of August, domestic arrivals at Chinese airports reached 86% of 2019 levels and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Trends & Research

Travel Ready Advocates Are Driving Demand

Travel Ready Advocates Are Driving Demand A new survey by Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) reveals that an affluent group of Travel Ready advocates are driving pent up demand for luxury holidays this year. Conducted in partnership with Liz Hall Hotel & Travel Consulting, the survey looked at the current sentiment towards... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Trends & Research

Some Good News From Flight Centre

Some Good News From Flight Centre Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) unveiled its year-end results for its 2020 fiscal year today (Aug. 27), and they indicated an optimistic future for its corporate brands FCM Travel Solutions and  Corporate Traveller despite a major downturn in the travel industry. While FCTG... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Swoop Gears Up For Pearson Take Off

Swoop Gears Up For Pearson Take Off Swoop is gearing up to launch its operations from Toronto Pearson Airport beginning Oct. 25 as part of its continued recovery plans. Charles Duncan, Swoop president, said that: “Travel is beginning to rebound, and we want to help encourage Canadians to reconnect with family and friends or... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News

There’s Room At The Westins

Toronto, Ottawa Properties Are Seeing Their Guests Coming Back

There’s Room At The Westins This time last year, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto and The Westin Ottawa were full of travellers on vacation. This year, the lobbies are quiet, there’s a minimal amount of splashing and laughter in the swimming pool and very few, if any, friends are sharing a good conversation... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News
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