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Monthly Archives: April 2021

The ‘Drive That Defines Us’

In Conversation With Sandals Resorts International’s Adam Stewart

The ‘Drive That Defines Us’ In the first of a two-part conversation, Adam Stewart, Sandals Resorts International’s Executive Chairman, talks about his father’s legacy; the importance of the company’s 40th anniversary in 2021; and the fact that: “We have always operated with a future lens; the challenges of today... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel

Opportunity Awaits The Atlantic Provinces

Opportunity Awaits The Atlantic Provinces The Atlantic provinces should look across the ocean when seeking ways to attract more foreign visitors, a Thursday McGill University webinar on tourism in that part of the country was told. Webinar viewers were told that Canada hosted over 22 million foreign tourists in 2019 but only a... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Trends & Research

TICO Looking For CIAC Nominations

TICO Looking For CIAC Nominations The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is looking for nominations – from consumers and from the travel industry – to form a new advisory committee reporting to TICO’s Board of Directors (Board). The Consumer and Industry Advisory Committee (CIAC) will provide advice on proposed... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations

Uniglobe Carefree Launches New Host Agency

Carefree Connections Positioned To Support Independent Advisors, Travel Agencies

Uniglobe Carefree Launches New Host Agency Uniglobe Carefree Travel is entering the host agency business, following its recent acquisition of Uniglobe LGI Travel and through the launch of its new division, Carefree Connections. Carefree Connections is a full-service host agency designed to provide independent travel advisors and... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

Have It All With Holland America

Have It All With Holland America Holland America has launched “Have It All,” a new, premium package that includes shore excursions, beverages, specialty dining and Wi-Fi in one base cruise fare. It’s available year-round on all itineraries six days or longer except Grand Voyages and is valued at $99 per guest, per... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Specials

Martinique Ready To Welcome The World, Virtually

Martinique Ready To Welcome The World, Virtually The Martinique Tourism Authority is gearing up to welcome the international travel trade to the Martinique Travel Show that is set for May 18 to May 20. The welcome will be virtual, of course, with the event being attended by tour operators, travel agents and other members of the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

The Wait Is Over

Silversea Unveils Details Of Its Return To Sailing

The Wait Is Over Silversea Cruises has opened sales on sailings aboard Silver Moon to the Eastern Mediterranean, departing from Greece from June 18, 2021. The cruise company unveiled a collection of nine voyages -- each 10 days in length -- which will sail round-trip from Piraeus (Athens), taking in many... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise

Our Survival Is At Stake

ACTA Survey Reveals 75% Won’t Survive Without Continued Help

Our Survival Is At Stake Frightening. A newly released ACTA survey reveals that a ‘staggering’ 75% of the industry will not survive if financial aid programs are not continued until the end of 2021 or until 90 days after travel restrictions are lifted. The survey of travel agents, ITAs and travel agencies was... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Travel Restrictions Uncertainty Dampens Summer Demand

Travel Restrictions Uncertainty Dampens Summer Demand While European operators were banking on summer 2021 providing an opportunity to start generating some much-needed income, many travellers remain hesitant and the anticipated travel boom may not occur to the desired extent. That’s the message from GlobalData which notes that the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

A Little Domestic Incentive From Intrepid

A Little Domestic Incentive From Intrepid Travel advisors are being offered the chance to win two spots on one of Intrepid Travel’s domestic tours as part of the operator’s new North America Domestic Travel Incentive promoting its range of sustainable, closer-to-home domestic tours in the U.S. and Canada. Running from April 15... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents
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