Dr. Jane Goodall On How The Travel Industry Can Step Up For Wildlife
World-renowned ethologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall believes the pandemic can be viewed as a wakeup call for how tourism impacts wildlife.
“It’s very fortunate there’s this pause and rethinking, and I think it had begun before the pandemic,” says Goodall. “As the world... more ›
ITAC President Hosting Webinar Session Today
New research indicates that as the demand for domestic travel grows as a result of the global pandemic, the opportunities for Indigenous tourism businesses grow in 2020 and into 2021.
The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) commissioned Insignia earlier this year to conduct a... more ›
Germany Tops; UK Number 2; Canada In Third Spot
2020 was marked by an overall decline in perception of nations’ reputations, and the top-10 NBI nations were not immune to this overall negative sentiment.
While Germany retains the top position in the 2020 Anholt-Ipsos Nation Brands IndexSM (NBI) for the fourth year in a row, this year... more ›
Company Using AEGIS Microbe Shield Treatment On Its Aircraft
Sunwing Airlines has announced that its aircraft will be treated using AEGIS Microbe Shield -- a powerful antimicrobial spray that controls and prevents the growth of bacteria on surfaces – as the company gears up to resume flight service beginning on Nov. 6, 2020,
The AEGIS treatment is... more ›
Baxter Media invites travel agents to attend an exciting webinar with the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism next Thursday (November 5) at 1 p.m. (EST).
Tune in for an update on our travel protocols, border and property openings, and other important information your clients will want to... more ›
TuGo has launched COVID-19 Insurance for Canadians planning to fly abroad during the pandemic.
The Canadian insurance company’s newest insurance product covers COVID-19 emergency medical care and quarantine expenses up to $500,000, if the traveller tests positive for and is diagnosed... more ›
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has released its 2021/2022 “Exotic Wonders of Southeast Asia River Cruising” brochure.
The new program is coupled with the company’s Book with Confidence program, providing guests with additional booking flexibility, a free Deposit Protection Plan... more ›
MSC Cruises’ Ship Sets Sail In The Mediterranean
MSC Magnifica departed Genoa, Italy this week and became the second MSC Cruises ship to welcome guests back on board since Europe’s leading cruise line restarted operations in August.
The ship has commenced a 10-night voyage in the West and East Mediterranean Sea with planned calls at the... more ›
This week, TraveLaw Online’s Doug Crozier and Tim Law of Heifetz, Crozier, Law respond to a travel advisor’s query about COVID-19-related liability and the issue of legal immunity.
Q: I saw a newspaper article that talked of legal immunity for COVID-related liability. Is it relevant to... more ›
Coronavirus Concerns Continue To Hammer U.S. Travel Industry
In its latest tracking study of American travellers, Longwoods International reports that about half of those travellers say fear of spreading or contracting COVID-19 is preventing them from taking trips.
Beyond fears of spreading or contracting COVID-19, American travellers are hindered... more ›