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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Not A Pretty Picture

Arrivals Plummet As UNWTO Calls For Stronger Coordination By Governments

Not A Pretty Picture As the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pummel global tourism in 2021, the UNWTO reports that there was an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals in January, compared to 2020. And the UNWTO remains ‘cautious in its outlook for the rest of the year, while... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Wrestling With The Issues

TIAC Session Looks At Challenges With Travellers Return

Wrestling With The Issues Those eager to kickstart this country's tourist trade must do more than convince potential tourists that it's once again safe to hit the road, a March 30 TIAC webinar was told. Joe Naaman of consulting firm Twenty31 wondered how those in tourism can “unscare” people who may be nervous... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Events, Hotels, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Loyalty Is A Two-Way Street

Air Canada Extends Aeroplan Elite Status, Provides Additional Flexibility

Loyalty Is A Two-Way Street Air Canada is updating Aeroplan Elite Status members to let them know that it is ensuring their status remains in effect and to give them flexibility and certainty. The changes include the extension of current Elite Status until the end of 2022, in addition to a previous extension through 2021,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News

Royal Caribbean Set For Summer UK Sailings

Royal Caribbean Set For Summer UK Sailings Royal Caribbean International is returning to the United Kingdom this summer, announcing that Anthem of the Seas will begin sailing from Southampton, England as early as July 7. It will offer a combination of 4-night Ocean Getaways in early July and 5- to 8-night British Isles cruises,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, News

Changes At Club Med Canada

Changes At Club Med Canada Club Med has announced promotions for members of its senior team. Amélie Brouhard, currently Vice President, Managing Director of Club Med Canada, will assume the role of Vice President Sales USA and Omnichannel Marketing for Club Med North America. Brouhard has over ten years of travel... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts, Tour Operators

Proof Of Vaccination Required To Sail With Windstar Cruises

Cruise Company Announces New Policy As It Prepares To Resume Sailings

Proof Of Vaccination Required To Sail With Windstar Cruises Until further notice, Windstar Cruises will require proof of a current COVID-19 vaccination for all guests sailing aboard Windstar’s yachts. The cruise line said that it made the decision in the best health and wellness interests of its guests, crew, and the places the yachts... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News

Balint Joins Tourism Ireland

Balint Joins Tourism Ireland Ernie Balint has joined the team at Tourism Ireland as the new Trade Promotions and CRM Executive in Canada. Balint’s main focus will involve planning and implementing a targeted program of trade marketing activities with key Canadian travel partners, tour operators and airlines, and... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Destinations

Scull Named GM Canada For DWHSA

Scull Named GM Canada For DWHSA Liz Scull has been named general manager in Canada for the Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialists Association (DWHSA). Scull will be responsible for building DWHSA's membership in Canada and providing romance travel training programs for Canadian travel advisors. Currently, 15%... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Canada, COVID-19, Tourism Organizations, Weddings & Honeymoons

Dominica Launches Work In Nature Program

Dominica Launches Work In Nature Program Dominica has launched its extended-stay visa program, Work in Nature (WIN), which provides the opportunity to work remotely for up to 18 months on the island. The WIN program is targeted at remote workers, digital nomads, academics, families, and persons on sabbaticals who are seeking a... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

The Future Of The Industry Is Bright

Baxter Student Ambassador Program 2021 Is Underway

The Future Of The Industry Is Bright Students are as excited as ever to be graduating from travel, tourism, and hospitality programs across Canada - and their enthusiasm couldn't come at a better time. With the 2021 season of the Baxter Student Ambassador Program (BSAP) well underway, our multi-platform audience can look... more ›
Posted in BSAP, Canada, COVID-19, News
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