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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Celebrity Beyond, Well It’s Simply Beyond Expectations

Celebrity Beyond, Well It’s Simply Beyond Expectations In unveiling the Celebrity Beyond, Celebrity Cruises President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo made it clear that: “Celebrity Beyond shatters any and every preconceived notion of the cruising experience. This exquisite ship offers a journey at the intersection of elegance and approachability filled... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Events, News

New Revenue Streams For Airlines From Expedia Group

New Revenue Streams For Airlines From Expedia Group Expedia Group has set a course to offer airlines an additional revenue stream in the wake of COVID-19 via its template technology, which provides travellers with the option of adding lodging or car to their flight booking. The easy-to-integrate technology from Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS)... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Technology

Long-Haul Demand Stronger Than Expected

Long-Haul Demand Stronger Than Expected While conventional wisdom suggested that long-haul travel would be slower to recover due to travel restrictions, GlobalData reports that it appears that consumer confidence has not been deterred too drastically. The data and analytics firm reports that a recent survey revealed that 36% of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

A Cry For Help

Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Close To Insolvency, Industry At Risk Of Collapse

A Cry For Help While the April 19 federal budget indicated that there were federal investments allocated for rebuilding and recovering the tourism industry as well as for Indigenous communities, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) says that “it remains unclear how the Indigenous tourism... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Indigenous tourism, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research, West

NCL Prepares To Sail From Barcelona, Rome

Two Ships To Offer 11-Night Itineraries to the Mediterranean, Greek Isles Beginning Sept. 5

NCL Prepares To Sail From Barcelona, Rome Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) unveiled details of a further restart of operations in Europe from the homeports of Barcelona and Rome with previously scheduled port-intensive itineraries to the Mediterranean and Greek Isles beginning Sept. 5, 2021. Guided by the protocols of the Sail Safe... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News

Hong Kong, Singapore Bubble Is Back

Hong Kong, Singapore Bubble Is Back Hong Kong and Singapore are relaunching the two countries Air Travel Bubble (ATB) on May 26 and the announcement is being welcome by Dr YK Pang, Chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB). Dr Pang said: “Relaunching the Air Travel Bubble with Singapore is the first step in Hong... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

TL Network Is Ready For The Recovery

TL Network Is Ready For The Recovery The TL Network is preparing to see members gather in this country and south of the border this fall, a sign of the growing confidence it has that the vaccination process to safeguard people against coronavirus is helping lead to a travel industry recovery. Christine James, the TL Network's... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

Sunwing Unveils Winter Sked From Atlantic Canada

Sunwing Unveils Winter Sked From Atlantic Canada For residents of Atlantic Canada planning to head to the tropics, Sunwing has released details of its winter schedule, featuring weekly flights from regional gateways across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Residents of Halifax, Moncton, Saint John, Fredericton, St. John’s, Deer... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TTAND Says Bienvenue To Quebec

TTAND Says Bienvenue To Quebec The Travel Agent Next Door is entering the Quebec market, offering its host agency services to Quebec travel agents and agencies. TTAND founder, Flemming Friisdahl said in announcing the move: “We are extremely excited to offer our services and support to Quebec agents. We have had many... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines Set To Sail June 24

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines Set To Sail June 24 St. Lawrence Cruise Lines is advising that due to the current province-wide lockdown -- and to allow sufficient time to reduce the number of cases of COVID-19 in Ontario – the company has opted to alter its 2021 cruise schedule to begin on June 24, 2021. As well, the new start date should... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise
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