“I Hosted A Group Trip During COVID-19”
Witnessing polar bears in the wild is one of the awesome bucket list experiences Canada has to offer.
Travel advisor Leah Holt of Go Travel with Leah gives a firsthand account of booking a group trip to Churchill, Man. and the memorable adventure that unfolded.
"As one saying goes, 'When... more ›
Air Canada is teaming up with Shoppers Drug Mart to provide Air Canada customers with the opportunity to take a pre-departure COVID-19 RT-PCR test in order to comply with international travel requirements.
Beginning Dec. 7, eligible Air Canada customers can book and purchase a COVID-19 test... more ›
Sandals Resorts International (SRI) received four awards at last weeks 27th annual World Travel Awards Grand Final.
Sandals Resorts International was named World's Leading All-Inclusive Company for the 25th consecutive year, setting the bar as an industry leader in the all-inclusive... more ›
Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Bill Blair and Minister of Health, Patty Hajdu announced that Canada is extending the Mandatory Isolation Order and temporary travel restrictions for all travellers seeking entry into Canada from a country other than the US, until Jan. 21,... more ›
It may have been virtual, but WTM 2020 is getting rave reviews.
Tourist boards from destinations as diverse as Andalucia, the Caribbean, Slovenia and Israel have hailed the new format of WTM Virtual, describing it as “productive” and “brilliant”.
Destinations praised the... more ›
RIU Hotels & Resorts is taking a big step forward in technology with the launch of its new app. This application stays by the customer’s side throughout the holiday, from booking right through to the stay in the hotel, and it also offers direct access to all the benefits of the Riu... more ›
Following successful reopenings in Mexico and the Caribbean, Palladium Hotel Group will resume operations in the Dominican Republic this December with the reopening of TRS Cap Cana Hotel. The property, located in Punta Cana, is set to reopen on Dec. 4, just in time for the holidays.
The... more ›
ACTA’s Virtual Event Looks To The Future
In his keynote address to the virtual audience at ACTA’s Travel Industry Summit held in mid-November, G Adventures founder, Bruce Poon Tip said that COVID-19 has presented an opportunity for both the travel industry and the planet.
Who would have thought we’d be where we are today, Poon... more ›
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Agency Owners Urged To Renew Their ACTA Membership Now
Times are tough. Agencies are hanging on. And the bills keep coming.
Despite all of these things, tripcentral.ca’s president Richard Vanderlubbe is sending a message to other agency owners that everyone needs to renew their ACTA memberships.
“We’re all hammered... more ›
Air France will be offering two weekly flights between Vancouver and Paris from Dec. 14, 2020 to March 27, 2021.
Passengers will be on board the Paris-Papeete flight which is temporarily stopping in Vancouver replacing Los Angeles as the route’s refueling stop.
Catherine... more ›