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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Safe Travels Hits 250 As VisitBritain Earns Its Stamp

St Lucia, Fiji, Ethiopia Also Join The Growing List

Safe Travels Hits 250 As VisitBritain Earns Its Stamp VisitBritain has become the 250th member destination of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Safe Travels Stamp program. Launched 8 months ago – in May 2020 – the WTTC’s Safe Travels Stamp program as the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, it was designed to... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Savouring The Flavour Of Colombia

Savouring The Flavour Of Colombia Should Juan Pablo Villota be known as Juan the Baptist? Just possibly, given the Colombian coffee producer oversees "coffee baptisms" and his missions in life include familiarizing people outside Colombia with both Colombian coffee and the accompanying culture. Villota -- part of a third... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events

Flight Centre Travel Group Releases First Half Results

Flight Centre Travel Group Releases First Half Results The Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT) continues to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and the unprecedented travel restrictions that are in place to slow its spread. In releasing its 2021 fiscal year (FY21) first half (1H) accounts, FLT said today that while global trading conditions... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Technology, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

GBTA Toronto Conference Set For September

GBTA Toronto Conference Set For September GBTA Canada will hold its Toronto Conference at the Sheraton Centre from Sept. 20 to Sept. 21, 2021. Nancy Tudorache, regional VP, GBTA Canada, said that: “Due to the current national restrictions and our ambition to have a face-to-face event in this region, we have decided to move the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Contiki Announces Possible Bridgerton-Inspired Trip

Talking Travel And Trends With Sheralyn Berry

Contiki Announces Possible Bridgerton-Inspired Trip Dearest readers, are you burning to follow in the footsteps of Daphne and the Duke of Hastings? After Contiki asked its community if they would be interested in a Bridgerton-themed trip, the holiday provider for 18 to 35-year-olds was met with an overwhelming response: Yes! Travel... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators

Book And Save With CanaDream

Book And Save With CanaDream RV rental operator, CanaDream is advising that those who want to hit the open road, won’t want to miss the opportunity to take advantage of some special offers, while securing their preferred vacation dates and the lowest early booking pricing. Kathryn Munro, VP Sales & Marketing,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Motor Coach, Specials

It’s 20 For RIU In Jamaica

It’s 20 For RIU In Jamaica RIU Hotels & Resorts is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Jamaica. In 2001, the Spanish chain opened its first hotel in the country, the Riu Palace Tropical Bay in Negril. From that moment, RIU’s commitment to the country has not stopped growing, and today it has six hotels in... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, Resorts

Hope Is Knocking

For TTAND’s Friisdahl There Is Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Hope Is Knocking Flemming Friisdahl has been talking to his agents, and the founder of The Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) told Canadian Travel Press that: “A very common theme I have been hearing since the new year is the customer is wanting to travel and is now talking to the agents and this has given many... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

IATA Pass May Spark Recovery

IATA Pass May Spark Recovery With the recent announcement that IATA’s COVID-19 digital travel pass could be ready ‘within weeks,’ data and analytics firm, GlobalData says that the new pass “could spark meaningful recovery of international travel.” Ralph Hollister, analyst, travel & tourism at GlobalData,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

A Little Feng Shui From Hong Kong

A Little Feng Shui From Hong Kong Travel agents got the lowdown on feng shui Wednesday courtesy of the Hong Kong Tourism Board. The board had long-time feng shui consultant Safrina Kadri  provide insights during a Baxter Media webcast about something that has long played a major role in Chinese culture and beliefs, with... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Travel Agent Education
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