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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Little Good News On The Cost Front: IATA

Airlines Can’t Cut Costs Deep Enough To Save Jobs

Little Good News On The Cost Front: IATA 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 ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

It’s The ‘Rail Thing’

GlobalData Finds Train Travel Could See A Boom

It’s The ‘Rail Thing’ 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Rail, Trends & Research

Peru: Open For Business

Peru: Open For Business 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

New Adventures From G Adventures In 2021

New Adventures From G Adventures In 2021 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Travel Law, Trends & Research

Poon Tip To Keynote At ACTA Summit

Poon Tip To Keynote At ACTA Summit 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Venture West This Winter

British Columbia Hotel Association, Tourism Vancouver Island Partner On New Campaign

Venture West This Winter 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

An Elevated Experience

WestJet Opens Elevation Lounge At YYC, Targets Premium Market

An Elevated Experience 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 ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Events, News

EPS Giving Partners New Insights

EPS Giving Partners New Insights 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts, Technology, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Canadians Escape To The Rockies With Globus

Canadians Escape To The Rockies With Globus 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, West

Cayman Islands Reaches Out To Global Citizens

Cayman Islands Reaches Out To Global Citizens 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations
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