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Monthly Archives: January 2021

Not A Good Day For Travel – UPDATE

Travel Restrictions Tightened, Air Canada, WestJet Provide Service Suspension Details  

Not A Good Day For Travel – UPDATE It has not been a good day for the Canadian travel industry and even though the industry could see it coming – certainly Transat’s announcement earlier this week that it was suspending its sun operation to the end of April signalled the significant new travel restrictions. The day began... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

TreadRight Takes On Food Insecurity

Foundation Adds First Partners In The US

TreadRight Takes On Food Insecurity The TreadRight Foundation has added two new partnerships to the 55-plus projects it supports through its planet, people and wildlife pillars. Green Bronx Machine in New York and Flourish Forever in Los Angeles, California, are TreadRight’s first project partners in the United States and... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Motor Coach, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Sunwing: A Necessary Decision

Sunwing: A Necessary Decision In a statement issued following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement on Jan. 29, Sunwing said that: “Further to the Government of Canada’s announcement this morning (Jan. 29), Sunwing, along with all other major Canadian airlines and tour operators, has made the decision to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News

ACTA Sounds The Alarm

Association Responds To Government’s Tighter Travel Restrictions

ACTA Sounds The Alarm “Absolutely devastating.” That was the descriptor used by ACTA as it sounded the alarm for travel agents and travel agencies following the federal government’s announcement today that Canada’s major airlines have agreed to suspend all flights to the Caribbean and Mexico until April... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

NACC Responds To New Travel Restrictions

Association Wants Action, To Collaborate With Government On Recovery Strategy

NACC Responds To New Travel Restrictions The National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) is calling on the federal government to take immediate action and provide financial support to airlines, as well as work with the sector to develop an aviation recovery strategy. The call from NACC follows the federal government’s announcement... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News

ACITA: Detailed Plan Missing In Feds Announcement

ACITA: Detailed Plan Missing In Feds Announcement The Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA) issued a statement following the federal government’s announcement of new travel restrictions. ACITA said: “We have been patiently waiting for his impending announcement that has been teased for weeks, initialized at the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

Vaccine Progress Factors Into Travel Planning

Vaccine Progress Factors Into Travel Planning In its latest tracking study of US travellers, Longwoods International found that 70% of those travellers say a vaccine will have an impact on their upcoming travel plans. The new findings come as traveller optimism about future travel is slowly growing. In November, 77% said they were... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

New Year, New Look at Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel

New Year, New Look at Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel Baxter Media invites all travel professionals to attend a webinar hosted by the Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel and Baxter Media next Wednesday (February 3) at 1 p.m. (EST). Webinar attendees will have a chance to win three nights in a PREMIUM Partial Ocean View category room with a daily $50... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agent Education

Tauck Is Back

Company Operates Its First Tour Departures Since March

Tauck Is Back Tauck has operated its first tour departures since the outbreak of COVID-19 last spring.  The company recently completed its initial “Wonderland: Yellowstone in Winter” itineraries of the new year, with additional departures of the eight-day Montana and Wyoming national parks tour... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators

Virtuoso Welcomes The Cayman Islands

Virtuoso Welcomes The Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands has been accepted into Virtuoso's exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 1,800 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. Rosa Harris, director of tourism for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, inclusion in Virtuoso will open up new sales... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents
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