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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Agents’ Choice Awards Gala Happening TOMORROW

Agents’ Choice Awards Gala Happening TOMORROW Tomorrow, Baxter Media is excited to bring you the highly-anticipated Agents' Choice Awards Virtual Gala presented by Manulife and WestJet. Register today to be a part of this historic event: https://www.travelpress.com/aca-2020-gala/ The Agents' Choice gala brings Canada's travel... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Attractions, Car Rental, Contests, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Ready To Be Wonderful

Tourism Ireland Is Ready To Welcome Visitors When Time Is Right

Ready To Be Wonderful Tourism Ireland is assuring travel trade and consumers that the welcome in Ireland will be as wonderful as ever when COVID-19 restrictions allow travel to resume. In a statement, the tourist board says that the industry right across the island of Ireland re-opened over the summer for... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Downgraded Forecast, Dismal Summer

Downgraded Forecast, Dismal Summer IATA has downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by a dismal end to the summer travel season in the Northern Hemisphere. The airline industry association says that it now expects full-year 2020 traffic to be down 66% compared to 2019.... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

The Power Of Family

The Globus Family Of Brands Invites Advisors To Plug-In & Re-Connect

The Power Of Family After the lights went out in March, the Globus family of brands turned-on the generator for travel advisors and got to work with new commission standards, unparalleled Peace-of-Mind Plans and enhanced On-Trip Assurance protocols and procedures to give them, and their clients, confidence in a... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Home Is Where TDC, HVN Are

Home Is Where TDC, HVN Are Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) is now offering its customers more than 175,000 professionally-managed apartments, homes, and villas around the world for short-term rental. That’s as a result of TDC adding HVN to its list of preferred partners. HVN is a company specializing in the rental... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Travel Agents

What’s Required? Redtag.ca Has The Answers

What’s Required? Redtag.ca Has The Answers While many travellers are ready to see the world again, they’re going to need to arrive prepared to best enjoy their vacation. To that end, redtag.ca has launched a tool allowing consumers to easily see travel requirements for any destination they want to visit. Travellers can simply... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Online Travel Agency

St. Kitts & Nevis Borders Remain Closed

St. Kitts & Nevis Borders Remain Closed The St. Kitts Tourism Authority and Nevis Tourism Authority is reiterating that the Federation’s border continue to remain closed at this time. Date for the border reopening will be announced by the Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis, the Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris. At this time no... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News

NCL Unveils Winter 2022-2023 Itineraries

NCL Unveils Winter 2022-2023 Itineraries Norwegian Cruise Line has opened for sale a wide-range of winter 2022 – 2023 worldwide cruises for 13 of its 18 ships, providing travellers with a wide array of warm-weather destinations to choose from for their next cruise vacation. In addition, Latitudes Members will receive an exclusive... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise

Tracking The Shift

Mastercard Report Finds Consumer Demands Are Evolving

Tracking The Shift Despite the travel industry’s challenges, Bricklin Dwyer, chief economist for Mastercard, tells Canadian Travel Press this week, there are a few trends that have emerged that mirror broader consumer spending – in particular the shift to a smaller radius as consumers travel and spend closer... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Antigua And Barbuda See Gradual Arrivals Rise

Antigua And Barbuda See Gradual Arrivals Rise Antigua and Barbuda tourism officials are “cautiously optimistic” that with arrivals steadily increasing each month since the destination’s re-opening, that the moderate upward trend will continue into the traditionally busy tourism period. For the year to August 2020, tourism... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research
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