Airlines Can’t Cut Costs Deep Enough To Save Jobs
In a new analysis, IATA reveals that the airline industry cannot slash costs sufficiently to neutralize severe cash burn to avoid bankruptcies and preserve jobs in 2021.
The airline industry association reiterated its call for government relief measures to sustain airlines financially and... more ›
GlobalData Finds Train Travel Could See A Boom
GlobalData says that international rail travel offers an ‘environmentally friendly’ alternative to flying and as the second wave of COVID-19 approaches, it may experience a boom post-pandemic.
The data and analytics company points out that tourists are likely to favour destinations... more ›
Peru is now welcoming tourists in a gradual, responsible and sustainable way, applying biosafety protocols to travel with safety and confidence.
The Peruvian government’s Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Exports and Tourism (PROMPERÚ), has announced the launch of the “Volver”... more ›
G Adventures is launching eight new 18 to Thirtysomethings trips in seven countries in 2021.
The new programs come as data predicts that the millennial market will be the first to rebound and ‘retravel’ coming out of the global pandemic.
In fact, a recent survey conducted by G... more ›
Bruce Poon Tip of G Adventures will be the keynote speaker at ACTA’s 2020 Virtual Travel Industry Leadership Summit, slated for Nov. 12 and Nov. 13.
Poon Tip will draw on his extensive experience to share with the industry how, despite all the hardship we have endured, the situation... more ›
British Columbia Hotel Association, Tourism Vancouver Island Partner On New Campaign
Venture West This Winter. That’s the message from the British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA) and Tourism Vancouver Island (TVI) who have partnered to assist Canadian “snowbirds” – residents who travel to warmer destinations during colder months – who are choosing to come to... more ›
WestJet Opens Elevation Lounge At YYC, Targets Premium Market
WestJet opened its flagship lounge at Calgary International Airport today (Oct. 27), revealing a space that features over 9,300 square feet of space – complete with panoramic views – and stepping up the carrier’s goal of attracting premium travellers.
Incorporationg a host of... more ›
Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) is it giving Expedia partners access to tens of millions of traveller reviews and ratings to boost consumer confidence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the first time, EPS partners, including online travel agents, business travel and retail brands can access... more ›
Stéphanie Bishop now knows what it’s like to travel during a pandemic.
The Globus family of brands’ managing director joined the company’s 5-day Canadian Rockies Escape last week -- the first, official tour for the Globus family of brands since the pandemic began.
Operating from... more ›
While the borders to the Cayman Islands remain closed to commercial airlift and cruise traffic at this time, the Cayman Islands has launched the Global Citizen Concierge Program (GCCP), a tourism initiative designed for digital nomads looking to take advantage of the flexibility provided by... more ›