Here's some food for thought from Visit Lauderdale's Tracy Vaughan -- Fort Lauderdale is a great place to chow down.
Vaughan told a Thursday Visit Lauderdale webinar promoting Fort Lauderdale's culinary scene and dubbed Tasty Travels that great dining awaits those visiting her destination,... more ›
Bermuda reports that it has sufficient testing capacity to meet the Centres for Disease Control & Protection’s new COVID-19 testing requirements for visitors leaving the country to go to the United States.
Its Ministry of Health confirmed that its testing system provides easy access to... more ›
Government Introduces Hotel Quarantines, Stepped Up Testing
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this morning that Canada’s four major airlines – Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing and Transat – are “stepping up” and have agreed to suspend service to sun destinations immediately.
The suspension covers the period of Jan. 31 to April 30.
The... more ›
Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s COVID-19 briefing today, the WestJet Group confirmed that it is temporarily ceasing international flying to 14 sun destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean in response to a request from the Canadian government.
WestJet’s president and CEO, Ed... more ›
The EU says that it’s preparing new temporary rules to help air carriers cope with the drastic decline in air traffic caused by the Coronavirus crisis and avoid operating empty flights.
Ambassadors of member states have now agreed on a negotiating mandate for granting airlines relief... more ›
UNWTO Reports 1 Billion Fewer International Arrivals In 2020
If there was any doubt, the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) latest data on international tourism arrivals, makes it crystal clear that the 2020 was the “worst year on record” for the tourism industry.
UNWTO reports that international arrivals dropped by 74%, with... more ›
IATA is calling on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the COVID-19 epidemiological situation permits.
The industry association indicated that a priority for this critical cooperation is acceleration of... more ›
According to GlobalData, international travel faces a bleak future in the United Kingdom with the government there announcing that outbound tourists will have to make a declaration proving their journey is for essential purposes.
If successful, inbound UK residents will be faced with a... more ›
Holland America Line said that in appreciation of the loyalty and commitment of travel advisors, it is recommitted to honouring the commission tier each account earned in 2019 through the end of 2022.
Michelle Sutter, vice president, North America Sales, said: “Holland America Line... more ›
As the federal and provincial governments in Canada continue to look at new travel restrictions designed to keep Canadians at home, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that UK Nationals and residents returning from COVID-19 hotspots – including South Africa, Portugal and South... more ›