ACTA Makes It Clear That Canada Will Fall Behind Without One
ACTA is warning that unless there is a plan for the recovery of this country’s travel and tourism industry, Canada will be left behind.
The industry association has been outspoken in urging the federal government to develop a recovery plan, outlining what needs to be part of that plan in... more ›
ForwardKeys Says, For International Travel, It’s All About Vaccinations
If there is a key to reviving international travel, then that key is vaccinations according to new research from ForwardKeys.
It notes that two destinations, Greece, and Iceland -- which have announced that they will welcome vaccinated visitors this summer -- have seen inbound flight... more ›
International Arrivals Will Remain 46% Below 2019 Levels in 2021, Full Recovery Not Expected Until 2024
While Europe works to accelerate vaccination programs over the coming months, as well as controlling the spread of COVID-19, the expected easing of restrictions provides some hope for travel in summer 2021.
That’s one of the messages in the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) quarterly... more ›
In a presentation to G20 ministers of tourism, the president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Gloria Guevara made it clear that clear rules and a protocol to restart international mobility is to the sustainable and long-term recovery of the global travel and... more ›
Club Med, Silversea, AmaWaterways, Riviera And TTAND Say Thanks To Advisors
May is all about travel agents and in 2021, suppliers are making it clear that travel agents have been beyond helpful during the past 12 months as the industry -- and the world -- battle the COVID-19 global pandemic.
And it's always nice to say 'thanks,' to your friends and partners and... more ›
Baxter Media invites all travel professionals to attend a webinar with Tour East Holidays and Baxter Media next Thursday (May 13) at 2 p.m. (EST).
The world has changed and Tour East is ready to restore confidence back in travel.
Find out what Tour East is doing to make your customers'... more ›
Everyone gets mom some flowers on Mother’s Day, right.
Well, for those looking for a really memorable bouquet, Trafalgar may well have the answer.
Just in time for Mother’s Day 2021, Trafalgar has unveiled details of its new tours to Floriade Expo 2022 in Holland where, trust me,... more ›
But Association Says That International Travel Is Still Largely Shutdown
IATA reports that passenger traffic fell in March 2021 compared to pre-COVID levels (March 2019) but rose compared to the immediate month prior (February 2021).
The industry association points out that because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the... more ›
MSC Cruises has started a fleet-wide COVID-19 vaccination program for all its crew members.
In this initial phase, MSC Cruises will prioritize crew members on board its 10 ships earmarked for Summer 2021 cruise holidays in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, those scheduled to restart in... more ›
Advisors Reveal How They're Revving Up For The Rebound
Let’s talk about the F word. Often considered taboo for many travel advisors, agencies across the country implemented and changed up their fee structure as the pandemic took a hard toll on the industry.
Like other service providers, Tara Sparshu, a professional travel consultant with... more ›