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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Where The Wild Things Are

Dr. Jane Goodall On How The Travel Industry Can Step Up For Wildlife

Where The Wild Things Are 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Responsible Travel

To Sail Or Not To Sail

Canada Extends Cruise Ban, CDC Moves To Phased Approach

To Sail Or Not To Sail While Canada’s minister of transport, Marc Garneau has extended measures prohibiting cruise ships (carrying over 100 overnight passengers) from operating in Canadian waters until Feb. 28, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) appears ready to ease restrictions, announcing what it... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News

New Opportunities Revealed For Indigenous Tourism

ITAC President Hosting Webinar Session Today

New Opportunities Revealed For Indigenous Tourism 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Nation Brands Index Sees Changes in 2020

Germany Tops; UK Number 2; Canada In Third Spot

Nation Brands Index Sees Changes in 2020 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Sunwing Ramps Up Commitment To Health, Safety

Company Using AEGIS Microbe Shield Treatment On Its Aircraft

Sunwing Ramps Up Commitment To Health, Safety 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 ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators

Exploring the Cayman Islands

Exploring the Cayman Islands 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Resorts, Tourism Organizations

TuGo Launches COVID-19 Insurance

TuGo Launches COVID-19 Insurance 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Insurance

Sailing Southeast Asia With Scenic

Sailing Southeast Asia With Scenic 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Specials

Absolutely Magnifica

MSC Cruises’ Ship Sets Sail In The Mediterranean

Absolutely Magnifica 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise

Talking About Liability

Talking About Liability 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Travel Law
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