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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Hong Kong Counting Down To 2021

New Year’s Celebrations Go Online For The First Time

Hong Kong Counting Down To 2021 Pandemic or not, nothing is going to stop the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) from sharing festive cheers and the appeal of Hong Kong with the rest of the world. This New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31, 2020), for the first time, the HKTB’s signature “Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations”... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

ACITA Commission Recall Petition Is Ready To Sign

ACITA Commission Recall Petition Is Ready To Sign The Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA) reports that the Clerk of Petitions for the House of Commons has announced today that Petition e_3029 is now Published and open for signatures -- https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-3029 The petition... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Celebrate Xacobeo Holy Year in Spain

Celebrate Xacobeo Holy Year in Spain For clients interested in culture and pilgrimage, 2021 marks Xacobeo, the next official Holy Year in Spain and on the Camino de Santiago, according to The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. For centuries, thousands have walked the Way, reaching the city of Santiago de Compostela and... more ›
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Costa Firenze: Inspired By The Renaissance

Costa Firenze: Inspired By The Renaissance Costa Cruises has officially taken delivery of the new Costa Firenze ship from Fincantieri. With 135,500 gross tonnage and a capacity of more than 5,200 guests, the Costa Firenze is part of the development plan that includes seven new ships to be delivered for the Costa Group by... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Events, News

YQM Receives ACI Health Accreditation

YQM Receives ACI Health Accreditation The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on air travel but a significant number of health and safety measures have been put in place by airports and airlines at all steps of the aviation journey to ensure travellers feel safe and reassured throughout their travel. Greater Moncton... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19

New Rewards Program From The Excellence Collection

New Rewards Program From The Excellence Collection The Excellence Collection has launched The Excellence Collection Rewards -- a new program to thank those who have chosen to make the brand’s properties their home away from home. The upscale experience that characterizes these all-inclusive hotels and resorts will now be enhanced with... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agents

Marana Confirmed As Travel Foundation Chair

Marana Confirmed As Travel Foundation Chair Helen Marano has been appointed Chair of the Travel Foundation, replacing Noel Josephides who held the role for the past decade. Marano has been a trustee of the charity since July 2019 and is founder of Marano Perspectives. She brings an extensive global experience from serving for... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Making The Connection

Online Travel Industry Growth Will Accelerate In Canada

Making The Connection According to GlobalData, the Canadian government’s plans to connect 98% of Canadians to high-speed internet by 2026 will only accelerate online travel demand. The global data and analytics company points out that the online travel intermediary market value already easily exceeds that of... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Technology, Trends & Research

Jamaica Sees Holiday Season Arrivals Uptick

Jamaica Sees Holiday Season Arrivals Uptick Clearly, the holiday season has been good to Jamaica. The popular Caribbean island recently reported its highest seven-day cumulative arrival figures since reopening borders on June 15. Preliminary statistics from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) show that for the period Dec. 22 to Dec.... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Putting Travel On Hold Until Summer

Putting Travel On Hold Until Summer In its latest tracking study of American travellers, Longwoods International is reporting that almost two-thirds are planning for no travel before the summer of 2021. The study found that about a quarter of travellers expect to take their first trip of the year during the summer, and another... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Trends & Research
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